The following principal permitted uses are permitted outright in a D-3 community business district.
(a) Generally. Any use permitted and as regulated in the D-2 district, except as hereinafter modified.
(b) Retail, personal and business services.
(1) Retail stores. Furniture and appliance stores, department stores, variety and dime stores, sporting goods stores, jewelry stores, general clothing, dry goods and apparel stores, mail order houses, bakeries employing not more than ten persons in production and having only stationary windows and required fire exits within 50 feet of a residence district and the like.
(2) Eating and drinking places. Bars, restaurants, grills, cocktail lounges, including entertainment, subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this subsection (b). Also, drive-in restaurants; provided, that the premises shall be screened by a six-foot solid wall or fence, or a chain link fence with a six-foot planting buffer maintained in a healthy condition where it adjoins or faces a residential district.
(3) Entertainment. Nightclubs, theaters, halls for hire (including “bingo halls” and similar establishments not dedicated to gaming uses), penny arcades, bowling alleys and similar enterprises, but not within 50 feet of any residence district, unless a building having no openings other than stationary windows and required fire exits; subject to all applicable regulations and such licenses as may be required; also temporary amusement enterprises, when authorized by the City Council.
(4) Offices. Office buildings of any kind.
(5) Commercial art studios, including photographic studios, dance studios, radio and telecasting studios and the like.
(6) Personal services. Health services and other personal service establishments.
(7) General business services. Business, appliance and equipment repair shops, mimeographing and the like printing shop employing not more than ten persons in production and having only stationary windows and required fire exits within 50 feet of a residence district.
(8) Business schools. Provided no equipment or machinery is employed which is not permitted in the D-3 district.
(9) Outdoor advertising. Subject to the applicable regulations.
(10) Limited light wholesale. Wholesaling of merchandise when incidental and secondary to a permitted retail use in the D-3 district and certain light wholesale businesses handling only the following: barber and beauty shop supplies, radio and television parts supplies, tobacco products or similar uses as determined by the Board of Appeals.
(11) Motels and motor hotels.
(12) Meeting places. Not within 50 feet, property line to property line, of any residence district, subject to all applicable regulations and such licenses as may be required.
(c) Trades, maintenance and repair.
(1) Automotive services. In addition to those authorized in the D-2 district, automotive display (including used car lots), hire, sales, automatic car washes, minor auto repair; provided that all operations other than display and sales shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building; and provided further, that any portion of a building used for repair of automobiles or as a public garage located within 100 feet from any residence district shall have no windows facing the residence district, other than stationary windows or required fire exits. All sales, display and hire of vehicles, if conducted outside of a completely enclosed building, shall be conducted on a paved asphaltic or portland binder surface.
(2) Trades. Sheet metal, carpenter, plumbing or heating shops, furniture upholstering, paint, paper hanging, decorating or sign painting shops and similar enterprises; provided, that any building occupied by such use and located within 100 feet of any residence district shall have no openings facing the residence district, other than stationary windows or required fire exits.
(3) Household services. Laundry, dyeing and dry cleaning shops; provided, that no building for any such use and located within 50 feet of any residence district shall have any heating or power plant, ventilating fan or other opening facing the residence district, except stationary windows and required fire exits; household goods and appliance repair shop and the like.
(d) Residential uses. Any principal or conditional use permitted and as regulated in the C-1 district; provided, that if there are adjoining the D-3 district any residence districts which are less restrictive than the C-1 district, the regulation of the least restrictive of the adjoining residence districts shall apply.
(e) Small animal/companion veterinary clinics.
(Ord. 2046, passed 4-11-1968; Ord. 2078, passed 9-5-1968; Ord. 2832, passed 5-10-1982; Ord. 2872, passed 3-14-1983; Ord. 2972, passed 9-23-1985; Ord. 3053, passed 4-11-1988; Ord. 3159, passed 2-25-1991; Ord. 3237, passed 7-12-1993; Ord. 3329, passed 4-22-1996; Ord. 3684, passed 10-23-2006)