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The purpose of Light Industrial Districts is to designate areas for the exclusive use of non-objectionable industries. Within Light Industrial Districts, the following regulations shall apply:
(A) Uses permitted:
(1) Wholesale businesses; storage firms; warehouses; contractors' yards; sheet metal shops; welding shops; machine shops; fruit canning and packing establishments; animal hospitals; bakeries; bottling works; building material yards where no mill work is done; cabinetmaking establishments and carpenter shops which use no motors larger than ten horsepower; clothing factories; dairies; ice plants; laundries; milk distribution stations; optical goods factories; paper box factories; pencil factories; printing, publications and engraving plants; dyeing plants; dry cleaning plants; feed yards; and trucking terminals; and
(2) The following uses are classified as special exceptions and may be either permitted or prohibited by the Board of Zoning Adjustment: gasoline, oil or alcohol storage above ground in excess of 500 gallons; any industrial process not listed in division (A)(1) which can be shown not to emit noise, smoke, dust, vibrations, heat, bright light or odor beyond the limits of its lot. Applications for these uses shall be referred to the Board of Zoning Adjustment for action. The Board may approve location of these uses in a Light Industrial District only if it finds that the proposed use will not be obnoxious or detrimental to neighboring property.
(3) Breweries, distilleries, wineries, microbreweries, and small farm wineries are permitted.
(B) Uses prohibited:
(1) Residences; churches and other places of worship; clubs and meeting places of civic, fraternal, veterans, business, labor, agricultural and professional organizations; public and private schools, colleges, academies, universities, business schools, nursery schools and kindergartens; nursing homes and hospitals for human care; cemeteries; private and public recreation and amusement establishments and facilities; trailer parks; and any retail business or service unless it is incidental to and on the same site with an industry; and
(2) Stockyards and slaughter houses; automobile salvage and wrecking establishments; and junk, scrap paper and rag storage and baling establishments.
(C) Required yard areas:
(1) Front yard depth: all buildings and structures shall have front yard depths of at least 25 feet;
(2) Rear yard depth: all buildings and structures shall have rear yard depths of at least 20 feet;
(3) Side yard width: all buildings and structures shall have side yard widths of at least ten feet;
(4) Yards adjacent to residential districts: all buildings and structures on lots adjacent to residential districts shall be located so as to provide side yard widths or rear yard depths of at least 25 feet adjacent to the residential districts; and
(5) Railroad siding frontage: no yards shall be required for those portions of lots which front on railroad sidings.
(D) Height: no building or structure shall exceed 50 feet in height except with the permission of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
(E) Off-street parking and loading space:
(2) Breweries, distilleries, wineries, microbreweries and small farm wineries require one parking space per employee and twenty additional spaces if they permit public tours, during a maximum shift. Microbreweries and small farm wineries may, for good cause shown, request variance for fewer non-employee spaces if small facility and only limited tourism is expected.
(F) Obstruction of streets and alleys: facilities and installations utilized in any industrial operation shall be set back from any street or alley so that the operation will not obstruct the street or alley.
(G) For parcels on which liquor and/or malt beverage sales or production is otherwise authorized.
(1) Minimum lot frontage, assembly and commercial - 100 feet. Exception: corner lots, minimum frontage - 150 feet each street frontage.
(2) Minimum front yard setback, assembly and commercial - 30 feet.
(3) Minimum side yard setback, assembly and commercial - 20 feet.
(4) Minimum rear yard setback, assembly and commercial - 20 feet.
(2000 Code, App. B, § 71) (Am. Ord. 16-09, passed 11-21-2016)