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In order to preserve the mix and variety of goods and services provided to the Lakeshore Acres, Crestlake, and Merced Manor neighborhood residents yet provide reasonable commercial expansion and intensification which would not disrupt the single-family residential character of the surrounding neighborhoods, there shall be a Lakeshore Plaza Special Use District, generally located on the NC-S-zoned block bounded by Sloat Boulevard, Everglade Drive, Ocean Avenue, and Clearfield Drive, as designated on Sectional Map 13SU of the Zoning Map. The following provisions shall apply within such special use district:
(a) Purpose and Findings. In addition to the purposes stated in Section 701 of this Code, the following purpose and findings form a basis for special regulations and provide guidance for their application in the Lakeshore Plaza Special Use District.
(1) The Lakeshore Plaza District is located on a single nine-acre parcel, bounded by Sloat Boulevard, Ocean Avenue, Clearfield Drive and Everglade Drive. It is completely surrounded by the Lakeshore Acres, Crestlake and Merced Manor single-family neighborhoods. It was originally designed to be and functions as a small neighborhood shopping center, providing a variety of retail goods and services mainly to the surrounding neighborhoods. It exhibits a strong daytime and family orientation.
(2) The district contains three large low-scale buildings, which are removed from the street edge and surrounded by a number of off-street parking spaces, in a configuration which cannot accommodate new housing.
(b) Controls. The controls for the NC-S District, as set forth in Section 713 of this Code, shall apply to the Lakeshore Plaza Special Use District, except as provided below:
Zoning Category No.
The 26-40-X height district requires Conditional Use authorization for heights over 26 feet not exceeding 40 feet.
Hours of Operation shall be permitted as a Principal Use from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and as a Conditional Use from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
General advertising signs are not permitted.
Bars are permitted as Conditional Uses at the First and Second Stories.
Limited Restaurants are permitted as Conditional Uses at the First and Second Stories.
Movie Theaters are permitted as Conditional Uses at the First and Second Stories.
General and Nighttime Entertainment is permitted as a Conditional Use at the First and Second Stories.
Financial services are permitted as principal uses at the third story.
.51, .52, .53
Medical services, personal services and business or professional services are permitted as principal uses at the third story.
Mortuaries are not permitted.
Restaurants are permitted as Conditional Uses at the first and second stories.
Administrative services are permitted as principal uses at the first, second, and third stories.
Other institutions, large, are permitted as conditional uses at the first, second, and third stories.
Other institutions, small, are permitted as conditional uses at the first, second and third stories.
Residential uses are permitted as conditional uses at the first and second stories and not permitted above the second story.
.91, .92, .93
Residential density for dwelling units is one unit per 3,000 sq. ft. of lot area; group housing is not permitted; minimum usable open space per dwelling unit is 300 sq. ft. if private and 400 sq. ft. if common.
Community residential garages are permitted as conditional uses at the first story and below and not permitted above the first story.
(Added by Ord. 69-87, App. 3/13/87; amended by Ord. 445-87, App. 11/12/87; Ord. 42-89, App. 2/8/89; Ord. 245-08, File No. 080696; Ord. 129-17, File No. 170203, App. 6/30/2017, Eff. 7/30/2017; Ord. 202-18, File No. 180557, App. 8/10/2018, Eff. 9/10/2018; Ord. 63-20, File No. 200077, App. 4/24/2020, Eff. 5/25/2020)