In reviewing the applications for conditional use permits, the Planning Commission shall consider whether there is adequate evidence that the proposed conditionally permitted use is consistent with the following standards:
   (A)   The proposed use is a conditional use as established under the provisions of district use regulations;
   (B)   The proposed use will be harmonious with and in accordance with the general objectives or with any specific objective of the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code of the city;
   (C)   The proposed use will be designed, constructed, operated, and maintained in a manner harmonious and appropriate in appearance with the existing or intended character of the general vicinity and will not change the essential character of the same area;
   (D)   The proposed use will not be hazardous or disturbing to existing or future neighborhood uses;
   (E)   The proposed use will be served adequately by essential public facilities and services such as highways, streets, police and fire protection, drainage structures, refuse disposal, water and sewer, and schools; or that the persons or agencies responsible for the establishment of the proposed use shall be able to provide adequately any of those services;
   (F)   The proposed use will not create excessive additional requirements at public cost for public facilities and services and will not be detrimental to the economic welfare of the community;
   (G)   The proposed use will not involve uses, activities, processes, materials, equipment, and conditions of operation that will be detrimental to any persons, property, or the general welfare by reason of excessive production of traffic, noise, smoke, fumes, glare, or odors;
   (H)   The proposed use will have vehicular approaches to the property which shall be so designed as not to create an interference with traffic on surrounding public thoroughfares;
   (I)   The proposed use will not impede the normal and orderly development and improvement of the surrounding property for uses permitted in the district;
   (J)   When applicable, minimum standards for parking and loading shall be as required in the off-street parking and loading facilities subchapter of this Zoning Code;
   (K)   When applicable, parking areas shall not encroach upon any bufferyard required in the landscape and bufferyard standards subchapter of this Zoning Code;
   (L)   When applicable, minimum standards for landscaping shall be as required in the landscaping and bufferyard standards subchapter; and
   (M)   When applicable, minimum standards for architectural or exterior material requirements and site design guidelines provided for in the zoning district for which the proposed conditional use may be located shall apply.
('91 Code, § 153.180)  (Ord. 1910-1954, passed 10-21-54; Am. Ord. passed 4-20-78; Am. Ord. 09-3306, passed 10-15-09)