1122.14   GC GENERAL COMMERCIAL.
   (a)   Purpose. The "GC" General Commercial district is intended to include highway-oriented businesses. Uses in this area must be well connected via auto and pedestrian connections. Buildings must be well designed and have distinct architectural character. High quality landscaping and streetscape elements are very important in this area and will define the gateway into the district.  Buildings should be limited to 120,000 square feet in size.
   (b)   Lot Development Standards.
 
Table 1122-15:  Lot Development Standards for the GC General Commercial District
Lot Area Dimensions
Use
Standard
Lot Area
All
None
Lot Width
All
90 feet minimum
Setbacks
Principal
Front Yard
All
20 feet minimum
Side Yard
All
None unless abutting a Residential District, then 5 feet minimum
Rear Yard
All
None
Accessory
From Principal Structure
10 feet minimum
Front Yard
Not Permitted
Side Yard
3 feet minimum
Rear Yard
3 feet minimum
Size
25% maximum rear yard coverage and 60% maximum square feet of principal structure footprint
Coverage
Maximum Lot Coverage
All
70% maximum
Height
Principal Building
All
35 feet maximum or no higher than WPAFB Airport Zoning Regulation, whichever is less
Accessory Building
20 feet maximum or no taller than principal structure, whichever is less
   (c)   Accessory Uses. Accessory uses, structures, buildings, or facilities customarily incidental and subordinate to the principally permitted use, structure, building, or facility shall be as permitted on the same lot, subject to the standards of Chapter 1128: Supplemental and Accessory Regulations
   (d)   Permitted Uses in the GC District
 
Residential Care and Congregate Residential
Assisted Living
Life or Continuing Care
Other Groups Not Listed, as Approved by the Zoning Administrator
Institutional/Public/Semi-Public
Club, Fraternal, Lodge Meeting Hall
Cultural Institution
Essential Public Services and Utilities
Government Office Building
Hospital
Public Recreation and Community Center
Public Safety Facility
Religious Places of Worship
Commercial/Service
Animal Hospital/Veterinary Clinic - No Outdoor Run or Kennel
Commercial Entertainment, Recreation - Indoor Excluding Adult Uses
Day Care Center
Distillery/Winery
Drive-In and Drive Through Establishments
Eating or Drinking Establishment
Financial Institution
Funeral Home or Internment Service
Hotel
Medical or Dental Office or Clinic
Microbrewery
Office, Business and Professional
Retail Sales & Services
Studio or Meeting Facility
Vehicle Fuel Sales when Accessory to a Permitted Use
Vehicle Sales, Rental and Lease Excluding Body Work
Other Groups Not Listed, as Approved by the Zoning Administrator
   (e)   Conditional Uses in the GC District
 
Residential Care and Congregate Residential
Nursing Home
Institutional/Public/Semi-Public
Emergency Care Facility
Park/Playground
Public Works/Maintenance Facility
School, College or University, Vocational and Technical, Trade or Business
Essential Public Services and Utilities
School, Elementary and Secondary for Academic Instruction
Hospital
Wireless Telecommunications Antenna, Facility or Tower
Commercial/Service
Animal Hospital, Veterinary Clinic - With Outdoor Run or Kennel
Building Materials and Hardware
Commercial and Industrial Equipment and Machinery Sales, Rental, Leasing and Repair
Distillery/Winery
Commercial Entertainment, Recreation -  Outdoor Excluding Adult Uses
Food Truck Park
Hotel
Kennel
Medical Dispensary
Multiple Uses
Vehicle Service and Repair Facility
Vehicle Wash Facility
Industrial, Manufacturing and Processing
Laboratory or Research Establishment
(Ord.  34-17.  Effective 12-7-17; Ord. 21-19.  Passed 4-1-19.)