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An accessory use permitted in the Industrial District shall comply with the requirements of this Section and other applicable regulations in the Planning and Zoning Code.
(a) Accessory Buildings. An accessory building with 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 in Schedule 1141.11 (Off-Street Parking and Loading). A building with a gross floor area of more than 200 square feet is classified as a principal building and shall comply with all lot, setback and development plan approval requirements of the zoning district in which the parcel or lot is located.
(b) Outdoor Sales and Display: Outdoor sales and display is permitted as an accessory use listed in Schedule 1141.03 (Use Regulations) and shall comply with the requirements of this Section.
(1) The permitted outdoor display of retail items is an accessory use and shall not exceed an area equal to 25% of the ground floor area of the principal building.
(2) An outdoor display area shall comply with the setbacks in Section 1141.07 (Building Setback Requirements) and be located contiguous to the principal building; provided, however, that the City Fire Prevention Officer may order that the outdoor display area be located a sufficient distance from the building, to satisfy fire safety requirements.
(3) An outdoor display area shall be depicted on the development plan and shall not obstruct or interfere with pedestrian and vehicular traffic circulation routes, required parking areas, sidewalks or pedestrian access.
(c) Fences and Walls: A fence or wall may be erected in the Industrial District in compliance with the requirements set forth below.
(1) Location. A fence or wall may be built adjacent to but not upon the boundary line, and shall be located entirely on the owner's property. The Community Development Administrator may approve a fence to be placed upon the property line when the fence connects to an existing fence on an abutting property and the abutting property owner has agreed in writing to the connection of the fences.
A. To maintain clear and unobstructed vision, an opaque fence shall not be permitted within ten feet, in any direction, of the following points:
B. The intersection of a driveway and sidewalk or front property line if there is no sidewalk;
C. The intersection of a driveway and public right-of way;
D. The intersection of two driveways.
(2) Materials and Construction.
A. Approved wall and fence materials include stone, brick, finished wood, iron, split rail or synthetic products with the appearance of the foregoing. Chain link fencing may be used only in the rear yard. When chain link fencing in a rear yard is adjacent to a street, such as on the street side of a corner lot, the fencing shall be screened from public view by an approved landscape screen.
B. Electrified, razor wire, and barbed wire fencing in whole or in part are prohibited.
C. All fences shall be designed, constructed, and finished so that the supporting members face the property of the owner of the fence.
(3) Height. Fences up to three feet in height shall be permitted in front yards and side yards. Fences up to six feet in height shall be permitted in rear yards.
(4) Maintenance. All fences shall be structurally sound and maintained in good condition. The owner of the property upon which the fence exists shall be responsible for maintaining both sides of the fence. If a fence is approved to be installed on the property line, the permit holder shall be responsible for maintaining both sides of the fence. A fence shall be maintained in good condition, remain structurally sound and be attractively finished at all times.
(5) A fence shall be shown in the development plan and approved as part of a development plan review pursuant to Chapter 1111 (Development Approval Process).
(d) Waste Receptacles. Solid waste, including empty packing crates and packaging materials, shall be disposed of, or stored in buildings, 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 in Schedule 1141.11 (Off-Street Parking and Loading) and the screening requirements in Chapter 1159 (Landscaping and Land Use Buffers).
(Ord. 2635. Passed 1-13-11; Ord. 3040. Passed 12-13-18.)