1268.01  INTENT.
   Commercial Districts (B-1, B-2, B-3) and their regulations are established in order to achieve, among others, the following purposes:
   (a)   To promote the most desirable land use and traffic patterns in accordance with the objectives of the Carlisle Comprehensive Plan;
   (b)   To provide appropriate and convenient locations of sufficient size for the exchange of goods and services;
   (c)   To protect residential neighborhoods adjacent to business uses by regulating the types of establishments, particularly at the common boundaries, that would create congestion, noise or other objectionable influences;
   (d)   B-1 Neighborhood Business District.  The purpose of the B-1 Neighborhood Business District is to encourage the establishment of areas for convenience business uses which tend to meet the daily needs of the residents of an immediate neighborhood. Such Districts shall be strategically located with access to a collector street. Marginal strip development is prohibited.
   (e)   B-2 General Business District.  The purpose of the B-2 General Business District is to encourage the establishment of areas for general business uses to meet the needs of a regional market area. Activities in this District are often large space users and the customers using these facilities generally do not make frequent purchases. Shopping centers shall be the predominant building approach. Strip development is prohibited. B-2 Districts shall be located on arterial streets.
   (f)   B-3 Central Business District. The purpose of the B-3 Central Business District is to accommodate and encourage further expansion and renewal in the historical core business area of the community. A variety of business, institutional, public, quasipublic, cultural, residential and other related uses are encouraged in an effort to provide the mix of activities necessary to establish a truly urban character.
      (Ord. 8-13. Passed 5-14-13.)