The following standards shall apply to all permitted uses and special uses, as set forth in the Use Regulations Table (Table 2-1 § 155.202). Additional design considerations may be outlined in the Clayton General Design Guidelines.
   (A)   Building Supplies, wholesale. An establishment engaged in the sale or fabrication and allied products to contractors for the construction, maintenance, repair and improvement of real property.
      (1)   Retail sales of lumber and allied products to the consumer may be conducted, but must be clearly accessory to the primary use.
   (B)   Crematorium. A place used and dedicated to the cremation of human remains or pet animal remains.
   (C)   Gas And Fuel. Wholesale. The use of land for bulk storage and wholesale distribution of 2,500 gallons or more of flammable liquid, or 2,000 gallons water capacity or more of flammable gas, excluding below-ground storage which is clearly accessory to the principal use on the site.
   (D)   Laboratory, Research. An establishment engaged in industrial, scientific or medical research, biomanufacturing, testing, and analysis, including support services and structures. Typical uses include natural science/manufacturing research facilities and product testing/quality control facilities.
      (1)   Outdoor manufacturing, processing or testing shall be limited to industrial districts only.
   (E)   Manufacturing, Light. A facility conducting medium and light manufacturing operations, primarily involving the creation of finished products or parts from previously prepared materials and the manufacturing of products and materials from extracted raw materials. The processing, fabrication, assembly, treatment, packaging, and storage of such products is also included. All activities shall occur within a fully enclosed building no manufacturing involved shall produce noise, vibration, air pollution, fire hazard, or noxious emission which may disturb or endanger neighboring properties.
      (1)   All manufacturing activity shall be conducted entirely within a fully-enclosed building.
      (2)   Overnight outdoor storage and display shall be considered an accessory use and permitted only as set forth in the Use Regulations Table (Table 2-1 § 155.202).
      (3)   Uses shall not emit smoke, odor, objectionable waste materials or excessive noise.
      (4)   No vibration shall be produced that is transmitted through the ground (and is discernible without the aid of instruments) at or beyond the lot line.
      (5)   No direct glare from high temperature processes such as combustion or welding visible from the street shall be permitted.
   (F)   Manufacturing, Heavy. A facility conducting assembly heavy manufacturing with operation conducted indoors and outdoors. Heavy manufacturing shall include the following: heavy factory production; industrial yards; any use that is potentially dangerous, noxious or offensive to neighboring uses or those who pass on public ways by reason of smoke, odor, noise, glare, fumes, gas, vibration, threat of fire or explosion, emission of particulate matter, interference with radio, television reception, radiation or any other likely cause; animal processing, packing, treating, and storage; livestock or poultry slaughtering; citrus concentrate plant; processing of food and related products; production of chemical, rubber, leather, clay, bone, paper, pulp, plastic, stone, or glass materials or products, production or fabrication of metals or metal products including enameling and galvanizing, sawmill; bulk storage of flammable liquids; commercial feed lot; concrete batching and asphalt processing and manufacture; wrecking, junk or salvage yard; bottling plant; or any similar use.
   (G)   Research and Development. A facility focused primarily on the research and development of new products. Research and development shall include: offices, and other facilities used for research and development by or for any individual, organization, or concern, whether public or private; prototype production facilities that manufacture a limited amount of a product in order to fully investigate the merits of such a product; pilot plants used to test manufacturing processes planned for use in production elsewhere; production facilities and operations with a high degree of scientific input; facilities and operations in which the input of science, technology, research, and other forms of concepts or ideas constitute a major element of the value added by manufacture per unit of product.
   (H)   Warehouse and Freight Movement. A facility involved in the storage or movement of goods for themselves or other firms. Goods are delivered to other firms or the final consumer with little on-site sales activity to customers. Warehouse and freight movement shall include the following: bulk storage, including nonflammable liquids, feed and grain storage; cold storage plants, including frozen food lockers; household moving and general freight storage; separate warehouse used by retail store such as furniture or appliance store; bus barn; parcel services, mail order facility; stockpiling of sand, gravel, or other aggregate materials; transfer and storage business where there are no individual storage areas or where employees are the primary movers of the goods to be stored or transferred; or any similar use.
(Ord. 2012-04-03, passed 4-2-12; Am. Ord. 2012-12-03, passed 12-3-12; Am. Ord. 2017-04-06, passed 4-3-17; Am. Ord. 2021-02-02, passed 2-15-21)