18.38.110   CONVENIENCE STORES.
   Uses classified as Convenience Stores are subject to the provisions of this section.
   .010   No advertising of alcoholic beverages shall be located outside the building nor shall advertising on the interior be visible from the exterior of the building.  Audible advertising of alcoholic beverages shall be prohibited.
   .020   No display of alcoholic beverages shall be located outside the building or within five (5) feet of any entrance used by customers.
   .030   No alcoholic beverages shall be consumed on the premises.
   .040   No sales of alcoholic beverages shall be made to customers outside the building.
   .050   No person under the minimum age established by the State shall be permitted to sell alcoholic beverages.
   .060   No exterior vending machines shall be permitted.
   .070   No video, electronic or other amusement devices or games shall be permitted.
   .080   No roof-mounted balloons or inflated devices shall be permitted.
   .090   No outdoor storage or stacking of shopping carts shall be permitted.
   .100   Any public telephones shall be inside the building and within the control of the operator of the business.
   .110   All fixtures, displays, merchandise and other materials shall be set back a minimum of three (3) feet from all windows visible to the public right-of-way.
   .120   No storage, display or sales of any merchandise, fixtures or other material shall be permitted outside the building, except as may be permitted with a special event permit approved by the Planning Department.
   .130   The parking lot serving the premises shall be maintained with sufficient lighting power to illuminate and make easily discernable the appearance and conduct of all persons on or about the parking lot.  The lighting shall be directed, positioned and shielded so as not to illuminate adjacent properties.  A plan showing the lighting shall be submitted to the Community Services Division of the Police Department for review and approval.
   .140   The property shall be permanently maintained in an orderly fashion through the provision of regular landscape maintenance, removal of trash or debris, and removal of graffiti within forty eight (48) hours from time of occurrence.
   .150   All trash generated by the use shall be properly contained in trash bins contained within approved trash enclosures.  The number of bins shall be adequate, and the trash pick-up shall be as frequent as necessary to ensure the sanitary handling and timely removal of refuse.  The Community Preservation Division of the Planning Department shall determine the adequacy of the bins and pick-ups, and may require additional bins or pick-ups.  All costs for meeting these requirements shall be paid for by the business owner.
   .160   That any loading and unloading of products associated with the commercial center shall occur on-site only, and shall not take place in any required parking area or within the public right-of-way. A plan shall be submitted to the Traffic and Transportation Manager for review and approval of any proposed loading areas.
   .170   For properties with delivery areas adjacent to residential zones or residential land uses, delivery trucks shall turn off their engines during non-permitted hours of delivery. The authorized delivery hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
   .180   All new convenience markets or new construction within an existing market shall incorporate the following requirements into the development of the center.
      .1801   That a plan sheet for solid waste storage, collection and a plan for recycling shall be submitted to the Public Works Department, Streets and Sanitation Division for review and approval.  The trash storage areas shall be provided and maintained in accordance with approved plans on file with said Department.  Said storage areas shall be designed, located and screened so as not to be readily identifiable from adjacent streets or highways.  The walls of the storage areas shall be protected from graffiti opportunities by the use of plant materials such as minimum one-gallon size clinging vines planted on maximum three-foot centers or tall shrubbery.  Said information shall be specifically shown on the plans submitted for building permits.
      .1802   That rooftop address numbers (minimum four (4) feet in height, two (2) feet in width and six (6) inches thick spaced twelve (12) to eighteen (18) inches) shall be provided.  Said numbers shall be facing the street to which the structure is addressed.  Numbers shall be painted or constructed in a contrasting color and shall not be visible from the streets or adjacent properties.  Said information shall be specifically shown on plans submitted for building permits.
      .1803   That an on-site trash truck turn-around area shall be provided per City Standards and maintained to the satisfaction of the Public Works Department, Streets and Sanitation Division.  Said turn-around area shall be specifically shown on plans submitted for building permits.
      .1804   That the project shall provide for accessible truck deliveries on-site.  Said information shall be specifically shown on plans submitted for building permits.
      .1805   Any proposed block walls at the shopping cart storage areas shall be enhanced with vines to minimize opportunities for graffiti.
      .1806   That prior to final building and zoning inspection, the applicant shall:
         .01   Demonstrate that all structural BMPs described in the Project WQMP have been constructed and installed in conformance with approved plans and specifications.
         .02   Demonstrate that the applicant is prepared to implement all non-structural BMPs described in the Project WQMP.
         .03   Demonstrate that an adequate number of copies of the approved Projects WQMP are available onsite.
         .04   Submit for review and approval by the City an Operation and Maintenance Plan for all structural BMPs.
      .1807   That the locations for future above-ground utility devices including, but not limited to, electrical transformers, water backflow devices, gas, communications and cable devices, etc., shall be shown on plans submitted for building permits.  Plans shall also identify the specific screening treatments of each device (i.e. landscape screening, color of walls, materials, identifiers, access points, etc.).  (Ord. 5920  1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 5998 § 26; October 25, 2005:  Ord. 6245 § 54;  June 5, 2012:  Ord. 6286 § 19; September 3, 2013.)