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(a) Setbacks. Structures shall be set back at least twenty feet from all side and rear property lines, and at least fifty feet from abutting residential districts or uses, churches, schools or restaurants on the same side of the street.
(b) Landscaping and Screening. Outdoor enclosures or runs shall be enclosed by screening in accordance with the screening requirements of this Ordinance.
(c) Operating Requirements. The clinic shall be operated by a licensed or registered veterinarian. All activities shall be conducted within an enclosed building. All boarding shall be limited to animals brought in for treatment or surgery, unless the site has also been approved for a kennel in accordance with the following requirements:
(1) Commercial kennels shall comply with all permit and operational requirements established by county and state regulatory agencies.
(2) Structures in which animals are kept, animal runs, and exercise areas shall not be located in any required yard setback area, and shall be set back at least 500 feet from any residential district or use.
(3) All animal runs and exercise areas shall be enclosed on all sides by screening in compliance with the screening requirements of this Ordinance and shall have impervious surfaces and an appropriate system for runoff, waste collection and disposal.
(4) Performance standards. The Commission may impose other conditions and limitations deemed necessary to prevent or mitigate possible nuisances including but not limited to those related to noise or odor.
(d) Performance Standards. Outdoor exercising is allowed when the pet is accompanied by an employee, provided no animals shall be permitted outside of the buildings between 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. (Ord. 21-2020. Passed 12-14-20.)