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1167.05 B-4 HIGHWAY BUSINESS DISTRICT.
(3) Where a specific use is proposed that is not listed or provided for in the B-4 District, the Planning Commission may make a determination that the proposed use is of the same general character as the uses permitted in the district in which the use is proposed, or is similar to a particular use permitted in the district in which the use is proposed. The additional use must be consistent with the purpose statement for the district and shall not be objectionable as determined by the Commission.
If the Commission determines that a use is substantially similar to a specific use listed in the Code, the substantially similar use may be permitted in the B-2 and B-3 business districts which allow the principal or conditional use that is most similar. The initial determination of a similar use shall be approved in accordance with the conditional use procedures set forth in Section 1137.04, including the requirement for a public hearing. Following such a determination, the similar use shall be considered to be added to the permitted use list for the district, either as a permitted principal use or as a conditional use, as determined by the Planning Commission. (Ord. 20- 2014. Passed 2-13-14.)
(g) Height of Building. No building shall be erected in the B-4 Highway Business District to a height in excess of seven stories or in excess of ninety feet measured from the natural grade at the building line to the highest point on the roof so long as such height does not substantially interfere with immediately adjacent parcels, otherwise, no building shall be erected in the B-4 District to a height in excess of six stories or in excess of eighty feet measured from the natural grade at the building line to the highest point on the roof, excluding gables of no more than 10 feet in height, except that these provisions shall not apply to the height of a clock tower, wireless tower, chimney, stage tower, scenery loft or other mechanical appurtenances part of such building. The above such projections shall not exceed ten feet above roof peak. All such projections in excess of ten feet must be approved by the Planning Commission.