10-3-1652: DEFINITIONS:
For the purposes of this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
GROUND FLOOR: Any floor level located within a vertical distance of eight feet (8') above the curb level or five feet (5') below the curb level of the adjacent street.
NONRETAIL USE: Any use not defined as a "retail use" pursuant to this article, including, without limiting the foregoing definition, banks, financial lending institutions, real estate offices, title companies, escrow companies, professional offices (e.g., accountants, architects, lawyers or travel agents), manufacturing uses, medical laboratories and offices, hospitals, dry cleaners, veterinary clinics, tailors, spas without a retail component, exercise or health clubs and private training centers, and motion picture plants or studios, but excluding hotels.
RESTRICTED USE: Any nonretail use or car dealer.
RETAIL USE: A use which carries on as its principal business the selling of tangible commodities, goods, merchandise or wares, including the selling of food and beverages, directly to the ultimate consumers. For the purposes of this article, notwithstanding and without limiting the foregoing definition, "retail use" shall include restaurants, bars, nightclubs, theaters, beauty shops, nail salons, and spas with a retail component, and retail businesses as defined in section 10-3-100 of this chapter, but shall exclude car dealers. (Ord. 81-O-1784, eff. 3-18-1981; amd. Ord. 02-O-2391, eff. 3-8-2002; Ord. 11-O-2602, eff. 2-11-2011)