The following regulations shall apply to the C-1 Neighborhood Commercial District:
   (A)   Intent. The C-1 District is established primarily to encourage the concentration of commercial facilities in clusters and to provide readily accessible shopping facilities for permanent and seasonal residents. All C-1 Districts shall be at least 2 acres in area but not larger than 4 acres.
   (B)   Permitted uses. The following uses shall be permitted by right:
      (1)   Retail sales;
      (2)   General and medical offices;
      (3)   Personal service establishments;
      (4)   Town-owned or leased facilities;
      (5)   Small child care centers as defined in § 156.002;
      (6)   Medium child care centers as defined in § 156.002;
      (7)   Large child care centers as defined in § 156.002;
      (8)   Minor home occupations;
      (9)   Major home occupations, provided the profession or occupation is a by-right permitted use in the district;
      (10)   Accessory apartments located above/attached to commercial buildings.  The total floor area of accessory apartments shall not exceed 50% of the floor area of the commercial structure to which it is accessory (floor area to be calculated exclusive of porches or decks);
      (11)   Resident business;
      (12)   Plant nurseries and greenhouses; and
      (13)   Fine craft and folk art production.
   (C)   Special uses. The following special uses shall be permitted, subject to the requirements of this section and additional regulations and requirements imposed by the Town Council as provided in this chapter:
      (1)   Gas pumps in conjunction with a permitted use under division (B) above; provided, that no principal or accessory building shall be located within 50 feet of a residential use or residential district, and that any gas pumps shall be set back at least 25 feet from any right-of-way;
      (2)   Public and private utility facilities;
      (3)   Boat-launching and rental facilities;
      (4)   Commercial or institutional structures greater than 5,000 gross square feet, excluding decks and porches, but less than 10,000 gross square feet;
      (5)   Eating establishments as defined in § 156.002, and subject to the requirements § 156.129;
      (6)   Post offices;
      (7)   Churches and religious institutions;
      (8)   Rental property management and maintenance offices;
      (9)   Transit stops;
      (10)   Agricultural buildings;
      (11)   Commercial animal production;
      (12)   Commercial crop production (indoor or outdoor);
      (13)   Livestock shelters and stables; and
      (14)   Microbreweries/microdistilleries.
   (D)   Dimensional requirements.
      (1)   Minimum lot size: Lots shall be of sufficient size to meet the requirements of the County Health Department, to provide adequate siting for structures and to provide parking, loading and maneuvering space for vehicles as required by §§ 156.090 through 156.096. In addition, a vegetated buffer strip at least 10 feet in width that provides year round screening to adjacent properties is required where a commercial use or zone abuts a residential use or zone.
      (2)   Minimum front yard: 15 feet.
      (3)   Minimum side yard: 10 feet. No side yard required if commercial building constructed with a common wall. An additional 5-foot side yard adjacent to the street is required for a corner lot.
      (4)   Minimum rear yard: 20 feet.
      (5)   Maximum allowable lot coverage by principal use and all accessory structures: 50%.
      (6)   Height limitation: 35 feet.
      (7)   Maximum gross building size: 5,000 square feet excluding decks, porches and similar non-heated space, except as otherwise provided herein.
(Ord. 04-22, passed 11-3-2004, § 20; Am. Ord. 11-08, passed 1-4-2012; Am. Ord. 16-04, passed 7-6-2016 ; Am. Ord. 21-01, passed 6-2-2021 )