Electrical power generators in non-residential use districts shall only be located in compliance with the following requirements:
   (a)   Where practical, generators shall be installed on rooftops, in the interior of the building or adjacent to the rear or side of the building. Otherwise, generators other than rooftop or interior units shall be located in rear or side yards, adjacent to one another in the event there are more than one generator, and shall be placed a minimum of ten feet from any non-residential lot line and twenty feet from any residential lot line.
   (b)   Generators shall be situated so as to exhaust into the interior of the lot on which they are located.
   (c)   Generators shall be screened from view from public rights-of-way and adjacent properties by means of a landscape buffer, or other approved screening.
   (d)   Generators shall be placed in sound attenuation enclosures sufficient to ensure that the noise level produced by all of the generators on the site during simultaneous operation does not exceed 80 db at any non-residential property line and 75 db at any residential property line as measured by the requirements of Section 1332.06 while the equipment is in operation.
   (e)   Generators shall be installed in conformance with the manufacturer’s specifications.
   (f)   Diesel generators with integral fuel tanks of double wall construction shall be permitted.
(Ord. 2008-58. Passed 11-11-08.)