§ 155.038  C-2 DISTRICT, GENERAL COMMERCIAL.
   This district consists mainly of land occupied by or suitable for a wide range of retail and wholesale activities.  Land in this district is located mainly along major highways and in the vicinity of industrial areas.  The C-2 District regulations are designed to permit development of the enumerated functions and to provide space for commercial uses which are generally not appropriate for Retail Business District.
   (A)   Minimum requirements for lot area, width and setback.
      Lot area:  2500 SF
      Lot width:  25'
      Setback:
         Front:  25'
         Rear:  10'
         Side:  0'
      (1)   Where the side yards of lots in the C-2 District are abutting a Residential District, the side yard setback shall not be less than 10 feet.
      (2)   Where the rear yards of lots in the C- 2 District are abutting a Residential or C-1 District, the rear yard setback shall not be less than 20 feet.
      (3)   Residential development within the C-2 District.  The lot area, lot width, density and setback regulations for residential structures within the C-2 District shall be the same as those in the R-3 District.
   (B)   See § 155.023 for supplementary district regulations, exceptions and parking requirements applying to the C-2 District. 
   (C)   See § 155.060 (D) and (E) for temporary use permits that may be granted by the Board of Adjustment and specific use permits that may be recommended by the City Planning Commission within the C-2 District under certain circumstances and conditions.
   (D)   Permitted uses and parking requirements.
 
C-2 Permitted Uses
Parking ratio
Any use permitted in the R-1, R-2, R-3 or C-1 District
Animal hospital, pound or shelter (parking requirement does not include outdoor kennels)
1/200
Automobile, glass, muffler, seat cover, tire and upholstery service, sales, installation and repair, but not including tire recapping
1/400
Automobile Laundry
10/washing lane
Automobile, repair, body work painting
none
Bait store, including frozen bait only
1/200
Bakery wholesale
1/1000
Barber and beauty shop equipment and specialties; sales
1/400
Baseball park, commercial
1/3 seats
Boat sales, rental, storage and repair
1/400
Bookbinding
1/1000
Bowling alley
5/alley
Cabinet or carpentry shop
1/400
Carting, crating, express hauling and storage
1/400
Cold storage plant
1/1000
Construction, equipment sales, service, rental and repair
none
Contractors or construction offices, shops and yards
1/400
Dance hall, commercial
1/100
Eating place providing auto service
1/100
Exterminator
1/400
Farm equipment sales, service, repairs, feed store
1/400
Firearms, ammunition, and hunting supplies, in combination; sales
1/400
 
C-2 Permitted Uses
Parking ratio
Freight depot or terminal, railroad and/or truck
1/400
Glass and cutting shop
1/400
Golf course, commercially operated driving ranges, pitch and putt courses, miniature golf or other commercial amusement
1/500
Hardware industrial sales
1/400
Indoor air rifle ranges that comply with National Rifle Association guidelines
1/400
Laboratory, research or testing
1/400
Linen or uniform supply, or diaper service
1/400
Liquor store, by specific use permit only
1/400
Lumber yard (parking does not include lumber sheds)
1/400
Machine tools, sales, service, rental and repair
1/400
Mirror silvering
1/1000
Mobile home sales
1/400
Monument sales and incidental processing
1/1000
Motorcycle sales, repair, storage and service
1/400
Oil well supplies and machinery sales
1/1.5 emp
Pipe storage enclosed
1/1000
Printing or publishing including engraving or photoengraving
1/400
Sign advertising or billboard (which directs attention to a business, commodity, service or entertainment conducted, sold or offered elsewhere than upon the same lot)
none
Sign shop
1/400
Skating rink, commercial
1/400
Tatoo Parlors
1/400
Theater, drive-in
none
Trailer sales or rental (for use with private passenger automobiles)
1/400
Transit vehicle, bus and truck storage, servicing, repairs and sales
1/1000
Warehousing establishment other than accessory to permitted retail use
1/1000
Water distillation
1/1.5 emp
Wholesale establishments of other types, including storage, but excluding processing, manufacturing and like preparation of products for wholesale or retail sale
1/400
 
   (E)   Other required conditions.
      (1)   Site plan.  A site plan shall be submitted to and approved by the Building Official for any commercial or multiple-family use or structure within the C-2 District prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy and Compliance.
      (2)   Floor area.  The total floor area of any building or buildings on a lot in the C-2 District shall not exceed the number of square feet in the lot.
(Ord. 1100 § 7.5, passed 4-3-64; Am. Ord. 1100-LL, passed 9-17-79; Am. Ord. 1100-96-2, passed 6-17-96; Am. Ord. 2004-2040, passed 3-15-04; Am. Res. 2011-2273, passed 12-5-11)  Penalty, see § 155.999