1. Purpose. The purpose of this district is to provide space for all industries and storage facilities that will, by the nature of their operation, emit odors, gases, dust, noise, smoke, heat, glare or vibrations in sufficient quantities to constitute a hazard to public health, safety or general welfare.
2. Permitted Uses. Uses in M-2 District and manufacture, storage, assembly, fabrication or processing of the following uses:
A. Meat products.
B. Grain mill products.
D. Beverage industries.
E. Miscellaneous food preparation and kindred products.
F. Impregnated fabrics and oil-cloth.
G. Logging and lumber products.
H. Miscellaneous wood products.
I. Pulp mills.
J. Paper mills.
K. Paper-board mills.
L. Building paper and building board mills.
M. Chemicals, industrial (inorganic and organic).
N. Synthetic materials, plastics and manmade fibers.
O. Soap, detergents, etc.
P. Paints, varnishes, enamels, etc.
Q. Gum and wood chemicals.
R. Agricultural chemicals.
S. Miscellaneous chemical products.
T. Petroleum refining and related industries.
U. Tires and inner tubes.
V. Reclaimed rubber.
W. Fabricated rubber.
Y. Asbestos and non-metallic mineral products.
Z. Iron foundry.
AA. Rolling, drawing, extruding non-ferrous metals.
BB. Non-ferrous foundries.
CC. Metal products fabrication and assembly.
DD. Machinery (except electrical).
EE. Electrical machinery equipment and supplies.
FF. Blast furnaces, steel works, drop hammer forge, rolling and finishing mills.
GG. Smelting and refining (non-ferrous metals).
HH. Secondary smelting and refining (non-ferrous metals).
II. Miscellaneous primary metal industries.
JJ. Railroad equipment.
KK. Photographic film and chemicals.
LL. Linoleum products.
MM. Matches (manufacturing only).
NN. Flour and grain storage elevators.
OO. Coal and scrap iron (wholesalers).
PP. Petroleum bulk stations and terminals.
QQ. Scrap and waste materials (wholesale).
RR. Wholesaling (not elsewhere classified).
3. Accessory Uses. Uses clearly subordinate and customarily incidental to the principal use shall be permitted.
4. Conditional Uses.
A. Sanitary landfill areas for dumping or disposal of garbage, refuse or trash.
B. Junk yards and auto graveyards.
C. Guns, howitzers, mortars and related equipment.
D. Military tanks and tank components.
E. Small arms.
F. Stockyards (livestock).
G. Farm products and livestock (wholesale).
H. Leather tanning.
I. Ammunition (manufacturing only), small arms.
J. Concrete, gypsum and plaster products.
K. Refuse systems, incineration and disposal of animals.
L. Off-premises signs having an area of more than 300 square feet but not more than 675 square feet, and a height of not more than 35 feet.
M. Logging and lumber products.
N. Chemical, industrial (inorganic and organic)
O. Petroleum refining and related industries
P. Asbestos and non-metallic mineral products
Q. Blast furnace, steel works, drop hammer forge, rolling and finishing mills
R. Smelting and refining (non-ferrous metals)
S. Secondary smelting and refining (non-ferrous metals)
T. Coal and scrap iron (wholesalers)
U. Scrap and waste materials (wholesale)
V. All other uses of a similar character as determined by the Board of Adjustment
5. Performance Standards.
A. All outdoor storage of products or materials shall be effectively screened from adjacent streets and properties.
B. All refuse collection areas shall be fully enclosed by a six-foot high opaque wood fence or masonry wall.
C. Where the lot abuts property zoned for residential use, a buffer shall be provided adjacent to such property.
D. A minimum of 15 percent of the lot in addition to required landscape setbacks and buffer yards shall be maintained as open space landscaped with grass, trees, shrubs, and other plant material.