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All uses in Industrial Districts shall comply with the following performance standards:
(a) Compliance with State and Federal Regulations. All uses shall comply with all applicable state and federal Environmental Protection Agency, OSHA and all other state and federal regulations that pertain to the operation of industrial uses.
(b) Storage Handling. All storage areas shall comply with the regulations set forth in Bulletin No. 30-L of the National Fire Protective Association and other fire protective codes of the Municipality of Carlisle. All parts shall be accessible to firefighting equipment.
(c) Liquid Waste. Liquid wastes shall be disposed of in appropriate containers and removed from the site on a regular basis. Liquid waste or sewerage shall not be discharged into a reservoir, stream or other open body of water or into a storm or sanitary sewer until treated so that the insoluble substances, such as oils grease, acids, alkalines and other chemicals in the waste do not exceed the amount allowed by other codes of the Municipality of Carlisle.
(d) Fire Hazards. Any processing that involves explosive materials shall be permitted only in the M-4 District and only as a conditional use. Such use shall only be permitted when in compliance with the requirements set forth in Sections 1272.03 and 1272.05, which shall be in addition to the requirements set forth below. All activities that involve the use of flammable or explosive material shall comply with the following:
(1) Any activity involving the use of flammable or explosive material shall be protected by adequate fire-fighting and fire-suppression equipment and by such safety devices as are normally used in the handling of any such material.
(2) Such activities shall only be permitted in structures having incombustible exterior walls.
(3) The applicable provisions of the Ohio Revised Code shall be complied with, and no explosives shall be stored, used or manufactured without first submitting to the Building Inspector a certificate of compliance from the State Fire Marshal or the Fire Chief.
(4) No gasoline or other inflammable or explosive material shall be stored unless the location, plans and construction of the storage facility conform to the laws and regulations of the State and have the approval of the State Fire Marshal.
(e) Radioactive or Electrical Disturbances.
(1) No activity shall emit dangerous radioactivity at any point or electrical discharges affecting the operation, at any point, of any equipment other than that of the creator of such disturbances.
(2) Such disturbances shall be confined to the use and lot from which they originate and shall not occur across any lot line.
(3) The handling of radioactive materials, the discharge of such materials into the air and water, and the disposal of radioactive wastes shall be in conformity with the applicable regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
(f) Noise. All uses shall comply with the following noise standards.
A. A sound-level meter shall be used to measure sound pressure level.
B. Noise levels shall be measured at the lot line.
(2) No use shall emit noise which exceeds the decibel limits set forth below:
Octave Band Center Frequency, Hz
(g) Air Pollution.
(1) The emission of smoke, soot, fly ash, fumes and dust shall be controlled by precipitation devices, height of stack, rate of emission or other manner so that the quantity deposited in any District shall not be detrimental to or endanger the public safety, comfort, welfare or adversely affect property values.
(2) Dust and other types of air pollution borne by the wind from sources such as parking areas, storage areas or yards shall be kept to a minimum by appropriate landscaping, paving, oiling and other acceptable treatment.
(h) Odorous Matter.
(1) The emission of odorous matter in such quantities as to produce a public nuisance or hazard outside the building is prohibited in a M-1 or M-3 District.
(2) The emission of odorous matter in such quantities as to produce a public nuisance or hazard shall not be detectable beyond the lot line in the M-2 and M-4 Districts.
(1) In the M-1 and M-3 Districts, vibrations that are perceptible without the aid of instruments shall not permitted beyond the lot occupied by the use generating such vibration.
(2) In the M-2 and M-4 Districts, all activities shall be set back from and controlled in such a manner as to prevent transmission of vibrations that are perceptible without the aid of instruments beyond the district boundary.
(j) Noxious, Toxic or Corrosive Fumes. Noxious, toxic or corrosive fumes or gasses shall not be emitted which shall be injurious to the property, vegetation or health of people residing or doing business in any adjacent Residential or Commercial District.
(k) Heat and Glare.
(1) In an M-1 or M-3 District, no use shall generate heat or glare which is perceptible without the aid of instruments at any point beyond the lot occupied by the use.
(2) In an M-2 or M-4 District, no use shall generate heat or glare which is perceptible without the aid of instruments at any point beyond the district boundary.
(l) Erosion. No erosion, by either wind or water, which will carry objectionable substances onto neighboring properties shall be permitted.
(m) Water Pollution. Pollution of water is subject to the requirements and regulations established by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
(n) Enforcement. Where determinations can be made by the Zoning Administrator or other authorized Municipal employee, using equipment normally available or obtainable without extraordinary expense, such determinations or evaluation shall be made whenever possible before a notice of violation is issued. Where technical complexity or extraordinary personnel or equipment is required to make the determination, the Zoning Administrator may, in the case of the offenses under this Section, require the owner to either obtain and pay for an independent survey or share in the cost of an independent survey from a professional engineer experienced in the particular specialty.
(o) Stormwater Detention/Retention Facilities. Detention/retention facilities that are visible from a public street shall be integrated into a landscaped area. Such landscaped areas shall contain any combination of the following elements: shade and ornamental trees, evergreens, shrubbery, hedges, and/or other planting materials as well as ornamental fencing.
(Ord. 8-13. Passed 5-14-13.)