§ 158.083 COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS: REGULATION OF ACCESSORY USES.
   (A)   Accessory uses in the Commercial Districts.  Accessory uses in the commercial districts shall be as follows:
      (1)   Uses and structures customarily accessory and incidental to any principal permitted use or authorized conditional use, including but not limited to:
         (a)   Business signs pertaining to “use on the premises”, provided that such signs are located as regulated in § 158.114.
         (b)   Storage modules subject to the following standards:
            1.   The exterior surface shall be painted and kept in good repair;
            2.   The storage module shall be vented as needed for safety purposes;
            3.   The storage module shall be screened from the adjacent roadway;
            4.   Storage modules shall not be stacked; and
            5.   The number of storage modules shall be determined by the Zoning Administrator, but shall not exceed 25% of the area of the principal structure.
         (c)   The above or below ground storage of not greater than 2,000 gallons, in aggregate capacity, of petroleum products which is not sold at retail or wholesale, and subject to all applicable MDE and NFPA regulations. Commercial establishments providing petroleum for retail sale shall be regulated in the same manner as a principal use.
         (d)   Drive-thru service when accessory to a principal permitted or conditional use in the C-2 or C-3 District.
         (e)   Car wash when accessory to a principal permitted or conditional use in the C-2 or C-3 District.
         (f)   Outdoor storage of vehicles when accessory to a self- service storage facility.
         (g)   Equipment, vehicle and materials storage when accessory to general service or office, provided that in the C-1 District, the storage is located in an area of the property comprising no more than 43,560 square feet.
         (h)   Winery, micro-brewery, and limited distillery when accessory to a restaurant or tavern.
         (i)   Consumption or tasting of alcohol produced on-site, food sales to accompany the beverage tasting, retail sales of novelty or gift items related to the beverage, guided tours, and promotional activities at a micro-brewery, limited distillery, or winery.
         (j)   Fertilizer storage or sales, not in prepared packing, when accessory to a permitted or conditional use in the C-2 or C-3 District, subject to approval by the Zoning Administrator in accordance with § 158.130(G).
         (k)   Solar energy conversion facility, subject to the requirements of § 158.153.
         (l)   Pursuant to § 155.094, dwellings accessory to a Planned Commercial Center.
         (m)   A single dwelling directly related to a commercial use.
   (B)   Accessory uses in the Industrial Districts.  Accessory uses in the industrial districts shall be as follows:
      (1)   Uses and structures customarily accessory and incidental to any principal permitted use or authorized conditional use, including but not limited to:
         (a)   A mobile home or dwelling directly related to an industrial use.
         (b)   Storage modules subject to the following standards:
            1.   The exterior surface shall be painted and kept in good repair;
            2.   The storage module shall be vented as required for safety purposes;
            3.   The storage module shall be screened from the adjacent roadway;
            4.   Storage modules shall not be stacked; and
            5.   The number of storage modules shall be determined by the Zoning Administrator, but shall not exceed 25% of the area of the principal structure.
         (c)   Retail sales and service of products manufactured on or distributed from the site.
         (d)   Towing service, when accessory to an automobile service center or vehicle repair shop.
         (e)   Car wash, when accessory to a permitted or conditional use.
         (f)   Motor vehicle rental and leasing, when accessory to an automobile service center or vehicle repair shop.
         (g)   Consumption or tasting of alcohol produced on-site, food sales to accompany the beverage tasting, retail sales of novelty and gift items related to the beverage, guided tours, and promotional activities at a brewery, micro-brewery, distillery, limited distillery, or winery.
         (h)   The above or below ground storage of not greater than 2,000 gallons, in aggregate, of petroleum products, which is not sold at retail or wholesale, and subject to Chapter 170 of the Carroll County Code and all applicable MDE and NFPA regulations.
         (i)   Solar energy conversion facility, subject to the requirements of § 158.153.
      (2)   A single nonindustrial accessory use, provided the accessory use does not exceed 15% of the lot or parcel, and provided the individual use does not exceed 3,000 square feet, except as provided below, and subject to the site plan requirements of Chapter 155, the following retail or other commercial uses in conjunction with a principal permitted or approved conditional use (the above restrictions shall not be varied):
         (a)   Retail bakeries;
         (b)   Banks or savings and loan institutions;
         (c)   Beauty salons or barbershops;
         (d)   Convenience stores, including gasoline pumps;
         (e)   Day care centers not exceeding 6,000 square feet;
         (f)   Pharmacies;
         (g)   Laundry or dry-cleaning establishments;
         (h)   Office supply stores;
         (i)   Shoe repair shops;
         (j)   Restaurants;
         (k)   Tailor establishments;
         (l)   Health clubs not exceeding 6,000 square feet; and
         (m)   Florist or garden shops.
(Ord. 2019-06, passed 12-12-2019)