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A. Commercial Storage
1. to a residential use or , outdoor storage shall comply with the following.
a. Storage material shall not be visible from outside the .
b. Outdoor lighting shall be directed away from residential uses and .
2. Outdoor storage, when permitted, shall not be located in the .
B. Hazardous Material Storage
1. Aboveground storage tanks for the storage of hazardous materials, such as, but not limited to, hydrogen, gasoline, diesel fuel, automotive fluids, oil, or waste-oil, are permitted as in conjunction with and for the purpose of a permitted .
(1) A tank used for storing propane, water, or heating oil for consumptive use on the premises are not regulated by this section.
(2) Within the Scenic Corridor (SCZ), aboveground storage tanks must be located within an .
b. The following are required of an accessory aboveground storage tank:
(1) The tank shall be used only for the purpose of servicing the vehicles used or serviced in connection with a permitted . The tanks shall not be open for use by the public.
(2) Except as specified in this section, the standards of the apply to all accessory storage tanks.
(a) If the Fire Chief approves the location of a tank within an , the minimum shall be determined by the Fire Chief, provided that the shall not be less than those required by the zoning.
(b) A tank that is not located within an shall be approved by the Fire Department and as follows.
(i) A minimum of 50 feet from any to any area where, in the opinion of the Fire Chief, the tank could present a hazard or danger to or property.
(ii) A minimum of 200 feet from any to R-3 or , or the tank location shall be processing in accordance with Section 3.4.3, Zoning Examiner Special Exception Procedure.
(iii) For Major Medical Service use only, with unrestricted aboveground storage tank capacity, a minimum of 200 feet from any to R-3 or , or the tank location shall be processed in accordance with Section 3.10.3, General Board of Adjustment Variance Procedure.
(3) The tank shall be by a wall equal to the of the tank. Exception: An unrestricted aboveground storage tank capacity, for Major Medical Service use only, may be by a 6 foot .
(4) The maximum permitted diameter of a tank is 95 inches. Exception: A 10,000 gallon storage tank may have a maximum diameter up to ten feet. An unrestricted aboveground storage tank capacity, for Major Medical Service use only, may have an unrestricted diameter.
(5) The maximum permitted of a tank, excepting venting, manways, and filler caps, is ten feet above . Exception: A 10,000 gallon storage tank may be a maximum of 12 feet in above . An unrestricted aboveground storage tank capacity, for Major Medical Service use only, may have an unrestricted .
(6) An aboveground storage tank shall have a secondary containment tank.
(7) A concrete pad shall be provided under all tanks.
(8) The construction, installation, and location of the aboveground storage tanks and the types of materials to be stored in the tanks shall be approved by the Fire Chief.
(9) Aboveground storage tanks, for Major Medical Service use only, shall be painted a color complimentary to the color of the nearest and approved by zoning review.
c. These standards shall not supersede or replace any other applicable , , , or standards and requirements for aboveground storage tanks.
2. The maximum permitted capacity of each aboveground storage tank is as follows.
a. A maximum capacity of 1,000 gallons is permitted.
b. A maximum capacity of 2,000 gallons is permitted.
c. A maximum capacity of 4,000 gallons is permitted.
d. A maximum capacity of 10,000 gallons is permitted.
e. Aboveground storage tank capacity is unrestricted for Major Medical Service use only.
C. Personal Storage
1. All storage shall be within .
2. Access shall be from a collector or .
3. All walls or doors visible from and residential properties shall be surfaced with a non-reflective material.
4. The maximum permitted individual unit size is 200 square feet of .
5. Razor or barbed wire shall not be used.
6. The facility’s exterior facade visible from residential properties or shall be earth tone in color and of masonry, stucco, or similar materials.
7. The maximum permitted is three .
(Am. Ord. 11235, 1/21/2015)