1270.15  ACCESSORY USE REGULATIONS.
   Accessory uses permitted in any Manufacturing District shall conform to the regulations of this Section and any other applicable regulation in this Planning and Zoning Code.
   (a)   Accessory Buildings.  Accessory buildings that have a gross floor area of 200 square feet or less shall be located in a side or rear yard and shall comply with the parking setbacks set forth in Table 1270.11.  All other buildings shall be considered principal buildings and shall conform to all lot and setback regulations and development plan review and approval requirements of the zoning district in which the parcel or lot is located.
   (b)   Outdoor Display.  Outdoor display, when permitted as an accessory use according to Table 1270.03 shall comply with the following:
      (1)   Outdoor display of retail items, when permitted, shall be considered an accessory use and shall not exceed an area equal to twenty-five percent (25%) of the ground floor area of the principal building.
      (2)   Outdoor display areas shall comply with the setback regulations set forth in Section 1270.07 and be contiguous to the principal building; however, such areas shall be spaced a sufficient distance from the building, as dictated by the Fire Chief, to satisfy all fire safety requirements.
      (3)   Outdoor display areas shall be depicted on the development plan and shall not occupy or interfere with traffic circulation, required parking areas, sidewalks or pedestrian access.
   (c)   Fences and Walls.  Fences and walls may be erected in any Industrial District in compliance with the requirements set forth below: 
      (1)   Location.
         A.   Fences may be built up to, but not on, the property line, and shall be located entirely on the property of the person constructing it, except property owners, with written permission from abutting property owners, may connect to fences on adjoining properties.
         B.   In order to maintain clear vision lanes for vehicles and pedestrians, no opaque fences shall be permitted within ten (10) feet, in any direction, of the following points:
            1.   At the intersection of a driveway and sidewalk (or front property line if there is no sidewalk);
            2.   At the intersection of a driveway and public right-of way;
            3.   At the intersection of any two (2) driveways.
         C.   All fences shall comply with Section 1274.31, Visibility at Intersections.
      (2)   Materials and Construction.
         A.   Approved fencing materials include stone, brick, finished wood, iron, or synthetic look-alike products. 
         B.   No fence shall be electrified or topped with barbed or razor wire.
         C.   Only ornamental fences shall be permitted in front of a building, unless required for screening pursuant to Chapter 1280, Landscaping and Buffers.
         D.   All fences shall be designed, constructed, and finished so that the supporting members face the property of the owner of the fence.
         E.   All fences on a single parcel shall have a unified style along a single plane and for all fence segments visible from off the premises from any single direction.
      (3)   Height.  No fence shall exceed eight (8) feet in height in any rear or side yard, or exceed forty-two (42) inches in height when located in front of a building, unless otherwise required by this Zoning Code.
      (4)   Screening and Landscaping
         A.   Screening and landscaping is not required for ornamental fences.
         B.   All fences, other than ornamental fences, when visible from public streets, shall be visually softened and reasonably screened from the street with appropriate landscaping as follows:
            1.   Fences that are located within required building and parking setbacks shall be considered appropriately screened when the landscaping required in Section 1280.07, Landscaping along the Street Frontage, is planted within five (5) feet of the fence and between the fence and the property line.
            2.   Fences that are not located within the required setback areas shall be screened with the following landscape materials, planted not more than five (5) feet from the fence and between the fence and the property line:
               a.   One shade tree shall be provided for every thirty (30) linear feet of fence length or fraction thereof, not including gates or other fence openings.  Each tree at the time of installation shall have a minimum caliper of 2.5 includes and a clear trunk height of at least six (6) feet;
               b.   One shrub, that is twenty-four (24) inches in height at planting, shall be provided for every five (5) feet fence length or fraction thereof, not including gates or other fence openings; and,
               c.   The landscaping may be flexible in its arrangement by appropriately aggregating the required plant materials.
      (5)   All fences shall be maintained in good condition, be structurally sound and attractively finished at all times.
      (6)   Any proposed fence shall be approved as part of a Development Plan Review in accordance with Chapter 1290.
   (d)   Waste Receptacles.  Solid waste, including empty packing crates and other excess materials, shall be disposed of, stored in buildings, or completely enclosed in containers or dumpsters, and shall not be permitted to accumulate on the lot.  Containers and dumpsters shall be located in a side or rear yard on a paved surface in compliance with the minimum parking setbacks established in Table 1270.11 and the screening requirements set forth in Chapter 1280, Landscaping and Buffers.
   (e)   Signs.  Signs shall conform to the regulations specified in Chapter 1286.
      (Ord. 8-13. Passed 5-14-13.)