The following restrictions apply to this district:
   (A)   Sales of second-hand merchandise or used merchandise is prohibited, except in those cases where application is made to the office of the Mayor for a permit for such sales. The Mayor may, in determining whether such permits shall issue, require the applicant to provide relevant information with respect to the nature of the proposed business of sale of second-hand or used merchandise, the type or types thereof, the proposed manner of display and operation and other relevant information. If the Mayor finds that the proposed enterprise is in keeping with the best interest of the city and the commercial development thereof, he or she shall issue such permit.
      (1)   Any permit for the sale of second-hand or used merchandise shall be valid for a period ending with the expiration of the then current city business license of the permittee. Application shall be made annually for such permit at the time of application for renewal of the permittee’s city business license.
      (2)   (a)   The issuance of a permit pursuant to the terms and provisions hereof shall be considered in the nature of a grant of privilege.
         (b)   In the event that any such business enterprise is conducted other than a neat and orderly fashion, or other than consistent with sightly and reasonable commercial practices, or other than consistent with the nature, character and appearance of commercial enterprises engaged in the sale at retail of new merchandise, or otherwise inconsistent with the best interest of the city and the commercial development thereof, then the Mayor may suspend the permit of said enterprises pending a hearing on the issue of whether such permit shall be permanently revoked, or other sanctions, including a fine not to exceed the sum of $500, shall be invoked.
         (c)   No such hearing shall be conducted by the Mayor, except upon written notice to the permittee not less than five days prior to the commencement of such hearing.
   (B)   All business or service or processing of stores set out in § 156.166 of this chapter, shops or businesses shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building, except for automobile parking and off-street loading and sale of automotive fuel;
   (C)   Outdoor listings and displays are prohibited in any yard;
   (D)   The repair or processing of goods shall be limited to those which are not objectionable by reason of odor, dust, smoke, noise, vibration, heat or glare or water-carried waste;
   (E)   No more than two persons shall be engaged in fabrication, repair and processing of materials; except that, this provision shall not apply to the preparation of food in restaurants, cafés or soda fountains;
   (F)   All products produced, whether primary or incidental, shall be sold at retail on the premises where produced;
   (G)   Outside storage of materials or supplies is prohibited;
   (H)   Any lighting must be so placed as to reflect the light away from lots in residential districts; and
   (I)   No land or building shall be used or occupied as a motor freight terminal.
(Prior Code, § 156.147) (Ord. 81-O-1059, passed 5-18-1981)