§ 156.106  TRANSITIONAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS.
   In Transitional Commercial District C-3 (§ 156.059), all uses shall conform to the following requirements.
   (A)   Hours of operation. Between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. current time, except for hotels, motels, parking, essential services and residential use.
   (B)   Drive-in facilities. Not permitted.
   (C)   Landscaped or open areas. The following minimum side and back yard requirements shall separate transitional commercial facilities from abutting residential zoned property, except where separation is provided by a street, alley, railroad, creek or other land which cannot be used for residential purposes. Residential uses which may be permitted are exempt from these provisions.
 
 
C-3
Buildings and structures
10 feet
Parking, loading and drives
5 feet
 
   (D)   Buffers and fences. A buffer or fence shall be installed where land in District C-3 abuts property zoned or used for residential purposes, except where separation is provided by a street, alley, railroad, creek or other land which cannot be used for residential purposes. Residential uses which may be permitted are exempt from these provisions. Acceptable fences or buffers shall be installed within five feet or the residential property line and may include any of the following, or such other fence or buffer as the Board may approve:
      (1)   Fences, solid type, neat and properly maintained on both sides, between six and seven feet high, and including basket weave type, vertical board type, horizontal board type, cyclone type with opaque inserts and stockade type;
      (2)   Walls of concrete between six and seven feet in height shall be neat and properly maintained on both sides; and
      (3)   Walls of evergreen vegetation, such as spruce or pine, no less than five feet in height at planting, and maintained and/or replaced as necessary to provide a continuous and perpetual visibility shield.
   (E)   Retail or service businesses. Retail businesses permitted as a special exception shall, in addition to meeting the provisions of Section 802.4, be of such a nature that they do not create heavy pedestrian or vehicular traffic. Such uses as the following may be permitted by the Board if they comply in all other respects with the provisions of this chapter:
      (1)   Clothing or shoe stores;
      (2)   Flower or gift shops, jewelry stores and the like;
      (3)   Dry-cleaning establishments (no coin operation);
      (4)   Government or government agency facilities;
      (5)   Day-care facilities;
      (6)   Retail bakery or candy sales; and
      (7)   Uses which, in the opinion of the Board, are similar to the above.
   (F)   Transitional commercial on corner lots. Where a corner lot is zoned C-3, all commercial frontage and signs shall face the major traffic street.
(Ord. 1347, passed 3-18-1991)  Penalty, see § 156.999