1124.11 SPECIAL USE STANDARDS.
   (a)   Day Care Facilities and Schools (Public, Parochial or Private). The following conditions apply to the above named facilities:
      (1)   Minimum lot area and facility requirements. Facilities for seven or more participants shall have a minimum lot area of 10,000 square feet, or 500 square feet per participant, whichever is greater. Such facilitis shall only be permitted within structures that have been constructed so as to meet appropriate assembly ratings within the Building Code standards. Home day care of six or fewer participants is considered a home occupation and is regulated in Section 1124.02.
         (Ord. 31-06. Passed 5-2-06.)
      (2)   Required outdoor activity area. There shall be provided a minimum of 100 square feet of fenced outdoor activity area per participant to be served. such activity area shall not be located within the established minimum front yard setback area within the area the proposed facility is to be established. Outdoor amenities for adult day cares that contribute to comfort, safety and security, ease of access, serene and tranquil environment to create functional and inviting park space for participants to sit, watch and socialize by providing a range of amenities for the widely varied needs and abilities of the participants such as the following, but not limited to: seating in shade and sun, landscaped with trees, shrubs, raised garden areas, vegetation and flower planters for seasonal interest at wheelchair height rather than ground level so they can be viewed from a sitting position, use of grass in lieu of ground cover whenever possible, hardscape access paths or walks, required fencing. (Ord. 1-10. Passed 2-2-10.)
      (3)   Required access and loading/unloading.
         A.   An on-site drop-off area shall be provided at the main entrance to the facility sufficient to accommodate four automobiles for facilities with twenty or fewer participants plus one additional vehicle for each additional ten participants served.
         B.   Access to an arterial or collector street is required or access shall be provided in a manner that does not cause heavy traffic on residential streets.
         C.   If bus transportation is to be provided to the facility, then such loading areas shall be designed in a way that will not impair the flow of traffic on abutting streets.
      (4)   Required fencing. All outdoor activity areas shall be enclosed by a fence or wall a minimum of four feet in height, except that a minimum six foot high wall, solid wood fence, or chain link fence planted with a continuous evergreen screen shall be provided around all outdoor activity areas immediately abutting a residential property.
         (Ord. 31-06. Passed 5-2-06.)
      (5)   Hours of operation. Use of outdoor activity areas shall be limited to between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. There is no limit on the daily hours of operation, but the facility must not serve any participant on a continuous 24-hour basis.
         (Ord. 1-10. Passed 2-2-10.)
      (6)   Special provisions for day care facilities in non-residential areas. The Zoning Administrator has the power to require additional fencing, screening and/or other measures deemed necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of participants using day care facilities in non-residential areas or other high hazard areas, or to deny a request to locate a facility in such areas based on health and safety conditions.
         (Ord. 31-06. Passed 5-2-06.)
      (7)   Licensure and certification. Adult day cares shall be certified as enhanced or intensive adult day services (ADS) providers by Ohio through the Pre- Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today (PASSPORT) program administered by the Department of Aging, as evidenced by:
         A.   Each applicant must be a formally organized business or service agency that has been operating and providing services for at least two adults for at least three months at the point of PASSPORT Provider application; and
         B.   The submission of a copy of an appropriate state certification for issuance of a final (permanent) Certificate of Occupancy.
      (8)   Type of facilities. Adult day cares in non-residential areas shall be located in any medical care facilities or a multi-use facility which is in or connected to a licensed medical environment which meets the applicable state and local building and safety codes.
      (9)   Parking. When an adult day care facility is an accessory use within a structure containing another principal use, each use shall be calculated separately for determining the total off-street parking spaces required in compliance with Section 1126.21 . (Ord. 1-10. Passed 2-2-10.)
   (b)   Motels and Hotels. The following conditions apply to motels and hotels in the GCD District.
      (1)   Minimum lot area. Any lot to be used for a motel or hotel shall be at least two acres in area and shall contain at least 1,000 square feet of lot area per sleeping unit.
      (2)   Setback and screening. All structures shall be located at least thirty-five feet from any residential property, and a solid fence, wall or hedge six feet in height shall be provided on any side of the site adjacent to a residential property.
      (3)   Access and traffic impact. Access shall be from an arterial street or commercial collector or shall be provided in a manner that does not cause heavy traffic on residential streets.
   (c)   Car Washes. The following conditions apply to car washing facilities in the GCD District:
      (1)   Minimum lot area. 30,000 square feet.
      (2)   Setbacks and screening.
         A.   All structures shall be located at least fifty feet from any adjacent residential property.
         B.   A solid fence, wall or hedge at least six feet high shall be required when an automobile washing facility is adjacent to a residential property.
      (3)   Limitations on use.
         A.   All washing facilities shall be located entirely within an enclosed building, except that entrance and exit doors may be left open during the hours of operation.
         B.   Vacuuming and/or steam cleaning equipment may be located outside a building, but shall not be located closer than fifty feet from residential property.
      (4)   Off-street waiting and circulation.
         A.   Five off-street waiting spaces shall be provided for each car washing device or stall. Fifteen off-street waiting spaces for an assembly line type washing establishment, and two parking spaces at the end of each washing bay for drying and hand-finishing vehicles. Waiting spaces shall not block or otherwise interfere with site circulation patterns.
         B.   A hard-surfaced exit drive not less than forty feet in length shall be provided between the exit doors and the street.
      (5)   Access and traffic impact. Access shall be from an arterial street or commercial collector.
   (d)   Convenience Food Stores and Drive-In Stores: Fast Food Restaurants. The following conditions apply to convenience food stores, drive-in stores and fast food restaurants in the LCD and GCD Districts.
      (1)   Minimum lot area. Minimum lot area shall be 7,500 square feet, except that uses with drive-in or drive-through facilities shall be located on lots with a minimum area of 20,000 square feet.
      (2)   Setbacks. Drive-in or drive-through windows and lanes shall be located at least fifty feet from any residential property. All other structures shall be set back at least thirty-five feet from any residential property.
      (3)   Screening. A solid wood fence or masonry wall six feet high shall be constructed where a convenience food store, drive-in store or fast food restaurant is located adjacent to a residential property.
      (4)   Off-street parking and circulation.
         A.   Stacking space for eight vehicles shall be provided for every drive-thru facility. Such stacking spaces are to be located behind the point where the drive-thru order is placed. Stacking spaces shall not block or otherwise interfere with site circulation patterns.
         B.   Customer and employee parking shall be separated from drive-in activities, and customer parking shall be located in the area with highest accessibility to dining or sales areas.
         C.   The circulation system shall provide smooth, continuous traffic flow with efficient, non-conflicting movement throughout the site. Major pedestrian movements shall not conflict with major vehicular circulation movements.
      (5)   Access and traffic impact. Access shall be from an arterial street or commercial collector or shall be provided in a manner that does not cause heavy traffic on residential streets.
   (e)   Financial Establishments. The following conditions apply to financial establishments in the LCD and GCD Districts:
      (1)   Minimum lot area. Uses with drive-in facilities shall have a minimum lot area of 30,000 square feet.
      (2)   Setbacks and screening. Drive-in windows and lanes shall be located at least fifty feet from any residential property, and a solid wood fence, hedge or masonry wall at least six feet in height shall be provided where a drive-in window is located adjacent to a residential property.
      (3)   Off-street parking and circulation.
         A.   Stacking space for five vehicles shall be provided for every drive-in facility. Stacking spaces shall not block or otherwise interfere with site circulation patterns.
         B.   Customer and employee parking shall be separated from drive-in activities and customer parking shall be located in the area with highest accessibility to the principal building.
         C.   The circulation system shall provide smooth, continuous traffic flow with efficient, non-conflicting movement throughout the site. Major pedestrian movements shall not conflict with major vehicular circulation movements.
      (4)   Access and traffic impact. Access shall be from an arterial street or commercial collector, or shall be provided in a manner that does not cause heavy traffic on residential streets.
   (f)   Storage or Mini-Warehouse Facilities.
      (1)   Minimum lot area. The minimum lot area for a storage or mini-warehouse facility shall be one acre.
      (2)   Setback and screening.
         A.   Structures shall be set back from residential property a minimum of fifty feet.
         B.   A solid wall or hedge a minimum of six feet in height shall also be provided adjacent to a residential property.
      (3)   Limitations on use. A minimum of one housing unit for a resident manager shall be provided and designed as an integral part of the existing structure or structures or, if designed as a separate structure, shall be built according to commercial building standards.
      (4)   Parking. Parking shall be provided as required in Section 1126.19(g)(5). A minimum of two parking spaces shall be dedicated to the resident manager's unit.
      (5)   Lighting. Exterior lighting shall be a cut off luminaire or shaded whenever necessary to avoid casting direct light upon any adjacent property or upon any adjacent public street.
         (Ord. 34-95. Passed 6-6-95.)