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(a) Minimum Lot Size and Setbacks. The minimum lot area shall be 15,000 square feet, with a minimum of 150 feet of frontage on a major street. Pump island canopies shall be set back a minimum of twenty feet from any right-of-way line. Fuel pumps shall be located a minimum of thirty feet from any right-of-way line.
(b) Access. Curb openings for drives shall not be permitted where the drive would create a safety hazard or traffic nuisance for other ingress and egress drives, traffic generated by other buildings or uses, or adjacent pedestrian crossings. The edge of any access drives shall be set back a minimum of fifty feet from the intersections of two street right-of-way lines. No more than one access drive curb opening shall be permitted per street.
(c) Overhead Doors. Overhead doors shall not face a residential district or use. The Commission can modify this requirement upon a determination that there is no reasonable alternative, subject to additional screening being provided.
(d) Pump Island Canopy. The proposed clearance of any pump island canopy shall be noted on the site plan. Any signs, logo or identifying paint scheme on the canopy shall be reviewed by the Commission. All lighting fixtures under the canopy shall be fully recessed into the canopy structure. The Commission may permit a maximum intensity of 20 foot-candles for lighting under the canopy, provided that site lighting is otherwise in compliance with this Ordinance.
(e) Repair and Service Use Limitations. All equipment and service bays shall be entirely within an enclosed building, and all repair work shall be conducted completely within an enclosed building. Repair stations shall not be permitted on sites immediately adjacent to any residential zoning district or use.
(f) Temporary Vehicle Storage. The storage, sale, rental or display of new or used cars, trucks, trailers and any other vehicles, vehicle components and parts, materials, commodities, supplies or equipment on the premises is prohibited except in conformance with the requirements of this section and Ordinance. Inoperable vehicles shall not be stored or parked outside for a period exceeding thirty days for repair stations and twenty-four hours for service centers. Partially dismantled vehicles, damaged vehicles, new and used parts, and discarded parts shall be stored within a completely enclosed building.
(g) Noise and Odors. There shall be no external evidence of service and repair operations, in the form of dust, odors, or noise, beyond the interior of the service building. Buildings containing service and repair activities shall have appropriate filtering systems to prevent emission of paint odors. Building walls facing any residential districts or uses shall be of masonry construction with sound proofing.
(h) Screening. Screening shall be provided on those side and rear lot lines abutting a residential district or use in accordance with this Ordinance. All wrecked or damaged vehicles shall be screened from public view, and shall not be parked or stored within any front yard area.
(i) Pollution Prevention. The applicant shall submit a Pollution Incidence Protection Plan (PIPP) describing measures to prevent groundwater contamination caused by accidental gasoline spills or leakage, such as special check valves, drain back catch basins and automatic shut off valves. (Ord. 21-2020. Passed 12-14-20.)