(A)   Permitted uses. The following table presents the zoning district classifications and the permitted uses within those classifications. Uses are listed being “permitted,” permitted by a “special use permit,” or prohibited. Prohibited uses are signified by “blank” cells. Conditions are provided in division (B) (conditions and special regulations for listed uses).
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   (B)   Conditions and special regulations for listed uses. The following describe conditions and special regulations for uses listed in the Permitted Use Table. Additional requirements may be added to these herein by the Planning and Zoning Commission or City Council as deemed necessary to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Ferris. No construction or occupancy shall commence for any permitted use until the conditions herein stated or required by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council have been met.
Site plan approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council will be required in accordance with § 154.040.
Site plan approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council will be required in accordance with §154.040 in districts that require a special use permit.
All storage shall be within completely enclosed buildings or effectively screened with screening not less than 6 feet nor more than 8 feet in height, provided no storage located within 50 feet of such screening shall exceed the maximum height of such screening.
May not be located within 300 feet of any property zoned for a residential use or any property that is occupied by a religious institution, public school, day care or nursing home. The measurement of distance shall be measured as a radius from the edge of the property line.
All outdoor lighting, including parking lot lighting, shall be directed away from any property zoned or developed for residential uses.
Any proposed stable or barn must be setback 150 feet from the property line. Only animals permitted within the corporate limits by the city code will be permitted on site.
Pens, outdoor kennels, or animal runs must be located 150 feet from any residentially zoned property.
A copy of the State of Texas Certification of licensing or registration as described in Tex. Human Res. Code, § 42.052 must be provided to the city.
Shall not be used for the storage of wrecked vehicles, or the dismantling of vehicles or the storage of vehicle parts.
All vehicles being stored for repair shall be screened from all public rights-of-way.
All equipment shall be stored and displayed on a hard all weather surface.
See § 154.019 for special requirements.
1000-foot separation is required from all residential uses or zoning districts, churches or schools.
All storage of goods, products, cargo, produce or materials and the repackaging of same must be wholly within the confines of a building.
No continuous or episodic excessive noise or odors shall be emitted from the use.
(Ord. O-12-743, passed 12-3-2012; Am. Ord. O-14-768, passed 12-15-2014; Am. Ord. O-15-788, passed 3-16-2016; Am. Ord. O-16-808, passed 2-1-2016; Am. Ord. O-17-847, passed 11-6-2017; Am. Ord. O-19-898, passed 7-1-2019)