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(a) General. A food cooperative shall include a use conducted entirely within a single-family dwelling or building accessory thereto and carried on by the inhabitants thereof. The use shall be clearly incidental and secondary to the principal use of the single-family residence. A special use permit for a food cooperative shall include all of the following requirements:
(1) No employees shall be permitted other than members of the residential family and cooperative. A list of members shall be provided.
(2) No use of material or mechanical equipment which creates sound, vibration, smells or effects which can be heard, felt, or otherwise sensed upon adjoining property or public rights-of-way shall be permitted.
(3) No signs or structures shall be permitted other than those normally permitted in the zone.
(4) The use shall not generate excessive pedestrian or vehicular traffic beyond that normal to the zone in which it is located other than occasional deliveries by commercial vehicles.
(5) No outdoor storage of materials, supplies, or commercial vehicles visible from the public street or adjacent property shall be permitted in connection with the food cooperative beyond the normal to the residential character of the zone.
(6) The appearance of the structure shall not be altered, nor shall the conduct of the occupation within the structure be such that the structure may be reasonably recognized as serving a nonresidential use.
(7) A certificate from the County Department of Environmental Health, if required.
(8) The hours on days of operation shall be limited between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
(b) Food cooperatives: Revocation. A food cooperative special use permit granted in accordance with the provisions of this chapter may be terminated if the Community Development Director makes any of the following findings:
(1) That any condition of the special use permit has been violated;
(2) That the use has become detrimental to the public health or traffic or constitutes a nuisance;
(3) That the permit was obtained by misrepresentation or fraud;
(4) That the use for which the permit was granted has ceased for six (6) consecutive months or more; or
(5) That the condition of the premises, or of the area of which it is a part, has changed so that the use is no longer justified under the meaning and intent of this section.
Any determination of the Community Development Director under the provisions of this section may be appealed to the Commission pursuant to the provisions of Article 28 of this chapter.
(§ IX, Ord. 834-NS, eff. June 21, 1983, as amended by § 2, Ord. 1401-NS, eff. February 6, 2003)