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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 197' (1o) Kindergartens, playschools and day care centers. Public and private schools and libraries, excluding business and trade schools. Public Utility structures and buildings provided that the installation is properly screened. No office shall be permitted and no equipment be stored on the site. (II) Golf, swimming, tennis or country clubs, privately OWned and operated community clubs or associations, athletic fields, parks, and recreation areas, pro- Vided that no building for such purposes is located Within lOO feet of any property line. (12) Hospitals, clinics, convalescent and nursing homes. (137 Cemeteries which abut Federal, State or County highways, and providing the requirements in Section 98 are met. Two-Famil Residential Districts. the following Permitted: (I) All uses permitted in the R-I Single-Family Residential Districts. (27 Two-family dwellings (duplex). Multi-Famil Residential District. the following are permitted: (I) All uses permitted in the R-2 Two-Family Residential District. (2) Multi-family dwellings (triplexes and apartments). ()) Hotels and apartment hotels. (4) Office buildings exclusively used for professional Occupancy and of such character and nature that such use will not adversely affect adjacent and nearby residential properties. Clubs, lodges, and boarding houses. Mobile Home Parks, provided the requirements in Section 91 are met. Townhouses, provided the requirements in Section 92 are ~t. Districts. District. Re uiredConditions All business, servicing, ~~'n;';'a'i be conducted within a Completely enclosed building except where the nature of the activity makes it impossible as for example, if-street loading, automobile parking for customers While on the premises, miniature golf courses, and the sale of automobile fuel at service stations. Uses, PrOcesses or equipment employed shall be limited to thosewhich are not objectionable by reason of odor, dust, bright lights, smoke, noise or vibration. ~2:12Permitted Uses. Within the C-I Local Shopping D~~g uses are permitted: (1) Any retail business or commercial use in which there is no processing or treatment of materials, goods or products except as provided for, including: (a) Appliance stbre!ncluding radio and television Service. (b) Art and antique shop. (c) Bakery employing not more than ten (lO) persons. (d) Bank and drive-in bank. (el Bicycle or motorcycle store. (f) Book, stationery, camera or photographic supply store. (g) Confectionery Store. (h) Clothing, shoe, millinery, dry goods and notions. (i) Drug Store. (j) Ice cream parlor. (k) Furniture, home furnishings, including office furniture and equipment. (1) Florist, nursery and gift shop. (m) (n) Grocery, fruit, vegetable, meat market, delicatessen, catering and super markets. Hardware and paint store. (o) Jewelry store. Any of the following service businesses: (a) Barber and beauty shop. (b) Cafes, grills, lunch counters, and restaurants, but not including night clubs, bars, taverns, and drive-in restaurants. (c) Dress making and tailoring shops. (d) Laundry and dry cleaning pick-up stations, and self-service laundry. (e) Shoe repair shops. (3) Office Buildings. (4) Bowling alleys, and billiard rooms. (S) General farming and horticulture. (9) % Single and two-family dwellings provided the lot requirements in the R-2 Residential Zoning District are met. (77 Accessory buildings and uses when located on the same lot or parcel of land as the main structure and customarily incident thereto, provided the requirements in Section 93 are met. (8) Home swimming pool provided the location is not closer than ten (lO) feet to any property llne and the pool is enclosed by a wall or fence at least five (5) feet in height and provided approval from the Covington County Health Department has been obtained. Fall-out shelters provided the re qu(r~ments in Section 94 are met. Signs as provided in Section 97. 72.2 (ll) C-2 Automobile service stations, provided the requirements in Section 96 are met. General Commercial District. 72.21 Required Conditions. A11 business, servicing, storage or processing shall be conducted within a completely enclosed building except where the nature of the activity makes it impossible as for example, off-street loading, automobile parking for customers while on the premises, miniature golf courses, and the sale of automobile fuel at service stations. Uses, processes or equipment employed shall be limited to those which are not objectionable by reason of odor, dust, bright lights, smoke, noise or vibration. 72.22 Permitted Uses. Within the C-2 General Commercial District, the following uses are permitted: (1) Any use permitted in the C-I Local Shopping District. (2) Laundry and dry cleaning plants. (3) Bus and railroad terminal facilities. (4) Temporary tents for revivals. (5) Theaters, providing the requirements in Section 74 are met. (6) Churches and other places of worship with atten- dant education and recreation buildings. (7) Kindergartens, playschools, and day care centers. (8) Golf, swimming, tennis or country clubs, pri- vately owned and operated community clubs or associations, athletic fields, parks and recreational area. (9) Private clubs, fraternal orders or lodges. (I0) Hospitals, clinics, sanitariums, convalescent or nursing homes. (II) (12) Commercial parking garage or lot provided no entrance or exit be on the same side of the street and within the same block as a school and that curb breaks be limited to two for each lO0 feet of street frontage, each not to exceed 30 feet in width and not located closer than 20 feet to a street intersection. Temporary uses including sale of Christmas trees, carnivals, church bazaars, sale of seasonal fruit and vegetables from roadside stands, but such use not permitted for a period to exceed two (2) months in any calendar year. (13) Multi-family dwellings provided the requirements in Section 81.2 are met. (14) Bottling works for soft drinks. (15) Printing, blue printing, book binding, photo- stating, lithography and publishing establish- ments. (16) Undertaking or mortuary establishments, and ambulance services. (17) All uses of a predominantly retail nature, including: (a) Electrical supplies. ~'(~) Hea~tng and plumbing equipment. (c) Dairy products. (d) Bakeries. (e) Tires, batteries, and other automotive accessories. (f) Sporting goods. (g) Farm and garden supplies. (h) Finance, insurance, and real estate offices. (18) (19) Night clubs, bars and taverns,land drive-in restaurants. Public utility structures and buildings, including eclectrical and natural gas substations, telephone exchanges, radio and television stations, and similar structures for the storage of supplies, equipment or service operations when properly screened as required in Section 67. (20) Public or private schools and libraries. (21) Motels, hotels, and apartment hotels. (22) Food locker plant renting lockers for the storage of food, including sale of retail, delivery, cutting and packaging of meats not including slaughtering. (23) Automobile, travel traller, farm equiFwnent and implements, and mobile home sales (new and used) which need not be enclosed, but any mechanical or body repair must be conducted entirely within a structure which shall not have any opening, other than a stationary window, within I00 feet of a residential district and provided further that all vehicles on a used car sales lot must be in operating condition at all times. (24) Automobile repair garage, mechanical and body, provided all operations are conducted in a building which shall not have any opening, other than a stationary window, within lO0 feet of a residential district and which shall not store or otherwise maintain any parts or waste material outside such bulldings. (25) Milk bottling and distribution and ice-cream manufacture. (26) Places of assembly including auditoriums, sta- diums, coliseums and dance halls. (27) Produce and farmers markets. Section 73. Flood Hazard District. 73.1 Intent of District. It is the intent of this Ordinance that the Flood Hazard District contain lands which have periodically been subject to flooding and that these lands be limited to types of urban development and activities which will be least damaged by such flooding. 73.2 Permitted Uses. Within the FH Flood Hazard District, the following uses are permitted: (1) Agriculture, poultry and livestock raising and riding stables, provided that no stable, pen or corral housing animals is located closer than one hundred (I00) feet to a residential district. (2) Publicly owned and operated buildings and lands, but not including residences. (3) Public utility structures and lands. (4) Non-commercial recreational facilities involving only light structures primarily for purposes of shelter and equipment storage--such as, fishing lakes, golf courses, tennis courts, archery clubs, swimming pools. (5) Park and outdoor recreational facilities. (6) Any use not specifically permitted in this section shall be permitted only upon special hearing before the Commission. Section 74. Wholesale and Industrial District. 74.1 M-l Wholesale and Light Industrial District. Within the M-l Wholesale and Light Industrial District, the following uses are permitted: (I) All permitted uses in a C-2 General Commercial District except that all new dwellings shall be prohibited and all existing dwellings shall be a conforming use. (2) Ice Plants. (3) Car wash provided that a paved area shall be located on the same lot for the storage of vehicles awaiting en- trance to the washing process sufficient to contain a number of vehicles (at 200 sq. ft. per vehicle) equal to one-third (I/3) of the practical hourly capacity of the washing machines and in addition that curb breaks be limited to two, each not to exceed 30 feet in width, and located not closer than 20 feet to an intersection. (4) Contractor's storage and equipment yards when located entirely within a building or fenced area. (5) Building and lumber supply establishments provided entire storage area is properly screened as required in Section 67, or of a greater height as required to adequately screen such areas, and that any machine operations be conducted entirely within a building which shall not have any opening, other than a stationary window, within lO0 feet of a residential district. (6) Establishments for manufacture, repair, assembly or processing including: (a) Confectionery manufacture. (b) Clothing and garmentmanufacture. (c) Laboratories for testing materials, chemicals analysis, photography processing. (d) Manufacture and assembly of scientific, optical and electronic equipment. (el Manufacture of musical instruments and parts. (f) Manufacture of souvenirs and novelties. (7) (8) (g) Manufacture of toy, sporting and athletic goods. Wholesale warehouses. Drive-in theaters provided acceleration and decel- eration lanes of at least 200 feet in length are provided for the use of vehicles entering or leaving the theater and the volume or concentration of traffic will not constitute a safely hazard or uffduly-r-4mpede ; .... highway traffic n~vement,~ ~nd provided that the screen is not visible from 4n~ expresswlKy, freeway, arteri1 " or collector stre~et lodat~ within 2000 feet of s~h:rii~ : screen, (9) Truck terminals providedthat acceleration and dece- leration lanes of at least 200 feet are provided for trucks entering or leaving the site and that the truck traffic so generated will not create a safety hazard or unduly impede traffic movement. (lO) Trade shops including sheet metal, roofing, uphol- stery, electrical, plumbing, venetian blind, cabinet making and carpentry, rug and carpet cleaning and sign painting provided that all operations are con- ducted entirely within a building which shall not have any opening, other than stationary windows, within I00 feet of any residential district. (II) Food processing plants, such as bakeries, meat packers, fish and poultry houses. (127 Frozen dessert and milk processing plants. (13) Any other establishments for the manufacture, repair, assembly, or processing of materials, similar in nature to those listed in Section 73.1 (6) which are not objectionable by reason of smoke, dust, odors, bright lights, noise or vibration, or which will not contribute to the congestion of traffic. 74.2 M-2 Industrial District. Within the M-2 Industrial District, the following uses are permitted: (I) All permitted uses in M-I Wholesale and Light Indus- trial District. (2) Warehouses. (3) Agriculture, forestry, livestock and poultry produc- tion, provided that the operation is conducted on a tract of land not less than ten (I0) acres in area, and that no structure containing poultry or livestock and no storage of manure or odor or dust producing substance or use shall be located within 200 feet or a property llne. (4) Dwelling, including a mobile home, for the exclusive use of a watchman or caretaker when located on the same street as the industrial use and subject to all dimensional and area requirements of the R-3 Multi- Family Residential District. (5) Manufacturing, processing, fabrication, repair and servicing of any commodity or product except the following: (a) (b) Manufacture of acetylene gas or storage thereof, acid, asbestos, ammonia, bleaching power or chlorine, asphalt or products thereof, cement, lime gypsum or plaster of paris, coal tar or derivatives thereof, creosote or creosote treat- ment, clay tile of vitrified products, emery cloth or sand paper, explosive or fire works or storage thereof, fertilizer, glue, size or gela- tine, linoleum, matches, paint, oil, shellac, turpentine or varnish, rubber and gutta percha products, soda compounds. Petroleum refining, tanning, curing, storage of hides and skins; boiler works, foundry or forge operation; incineration, reduction or dumping of offal, dead animals, garbage or refuse; fat rendering; junk, iron, rags, storage and baling; distillation of bones, coal or wood. L)