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(A) A residentially zoned lot having its side yard abutting a commercial or industrial zoning district boundary that is located within the city may be used as a special use in accordance with the least restrictive residential district requirements for new residential structures. A transition lot cannot be construed to extend for more than 150 feet from the commercial or industrial zoning district boundary. In addition, the land may be used for offices for doctors, dentists, architects, and similar professions.
(B) For approval of these uses on a transitional lot, a detailed site development plan and an architectural profile of all structures to be erected shall be submitted to the Zoning Administrator to determine that site development meets the following requirements:
(1) Yard and area requirements of the zoning district;
(2) Adequate parking areas and access drives;
(3) Landscaping and screening to safeguard adjacent residential uses; and
(4) That the proposed building has a residential appearance in keeping with the character of the adjacent neighborhood.
(1993 Code, § 154.038) (Ord. 84-1, passed 1-3-1984)