1123.11.03 (SH) SOUTH HAMILTON DISTRICT.
   (a)   Intent. The South Hamilton District is intended to create a commercial corridor that accommodates a variety of retail, service, dining, and entertainment uses. That may include auto-oriented uses within the context of improved site design for Hamilton Road walkability and access to transit. Large-scale residential at medium to high-density are also appropriate for this corridor, with quality site design that creates pedestrian-oriented street frontages. Conversion of smaller-scale legacy residential uses to new development should incorporate multiple sites, to improve site access and pedestrian-orientation of the streetscape.
   (b)   Permitted Building Types. The building types permitted in the SH District are limited to the following, which shall be placed on lots with minimum dimensions sufficient to accommodate the minimum building type and setback dimensions. See Section 1123.11.06 (Building Typologies) for detailed design standards.
1. PERMITTED BUILDING TYPES
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Multi-Unit Complex
Small Flex Retail Building
Medium Flex Retail Building
Large Flex Retail Building
Institutional Flex Building
School and Institutional Building
Community Center Building
Office Building
Office-Corporate Building
Retail Large Format Building
Assembly Use Building
Maker Space or Live-Work Units
   (c)   Building Placement.
1. SETBACK
Front Yard (Min. Ft.)
20
A
Front Yard (Max. Ft.)
N/A
Side Yard (Min. Ft.)
10
B
Side Yard (Max. Ft.)
N/A
Side Street, corner lot (Min. Ft.)
15
C
Rear Yard (Min. Ft.)
20; except when abutting a residential zone or use, then 40
D
2. LOT COVERAGE
Lot Coverage
N/A
Open Space (Min.) - Excluding paved areas
30%
3. SITE
Lot Frontage
N/A
Size
N/A
NOTES
All floors must have a primary ground-floor entrance facing the primary or side street.
Rear-facing buildings, loading docks, overhead doors, and other service entries are prohibited on primary or secondary street-facing facades. Garage doors with minimum 70% transparency that do not serve a loading and unloading function are permitted on the primary or secondary street facades.
Dumpsters must be fully screened and located between the primary structure and the rear property line.
   (d)   Building Form. Each proposed building in the SH District shall comply with the following building form standards:
1. HEIGHT
Max. Stories
4
E
Ground Floor (Min. Ft.)
15
F
Upper Floors (Min. Ft.)
10
G
2. REQUIRED FRONTAGE TYPE
FRONTAGE TYPE
PRIMARY
STREET
SECONDARY
STREET
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Shopfront
Permitted
Permitted
Patio
Permitted
Permitted
Yard
Permitted
Permitted
Terrace
Permitted
Permitted
Forecourt
Permitted
Permitted
Streetwall
Permitted
Permitted
NOTES
Any buildings over 75' in width must be articulated with a demising line or designed to read as a series of buildings no wider than 75' each.
No mechanical systems shall be visible from any street. Any building mechanical equipment must be fully shielded by shrubs, a wall, or a wood, metal or composite fence. No mechanical or utility equipment may be located within 40 feet of the front facade or corner. Unit exhaust and louvers are not permitted on facades; systems shall route through roof.
Lighting shall be aimed downward at the building such that no light projects above the fixture. Building lighting should be mounted at 8 feet or higher.
Ground level facades must have glazing on a minimum of 40% of all walls that face primary or secondary streets. Where there is a residential use on the first floor, windows shall comprise no less than 20% of the first floor facade.
   (e)   Parking Placement. Off-street parking shall be located in compliance with the following setback standards:
1. LOCATION (DISTANCE FROM PROPERTY LINE)
Front Setback (Min. Ft.)
20
H
Side Setback (Min. Ft.)
0
I
Side Street Setback (Min. Ft.)
15
J
Rear Setback (Min. Ft.)
5
K
2. PARKING LOCATION
Side or Rear Yard
3. PARKING DESIGN
5' landscaped strip at perimeter and landscaped parking islands for every 30 parking spaces. Green infrastructure installation (e.g. bioswales) may be substituted for parking islands. See description and illustration of (h) Green Infrastructure in Section 1123.11.07 (Open Space Typologies).
   (f)   Signage. The signage types permitted in the BRD District are limited to the following in the table below. See Section 1123.11.09 (Sign Types) for detailed standards.
 
1. PERMITTED SIGN TYPES
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Flat Wall Signs
Free-Standing Signs
Projecting Signs
Marquee Sign
Window and Door Sign
Roof Sign
   (g)   Permitted Open Space Types. The open space types permitted in the SH District are limited to the following, which shall be placed on lots with minimum dimensions sufficient to accommodate the minimum open space type and setback dimensions. See Section 1123.11.07 (Open Space Typologies) for detailed standards.
1. PERMITTED OPEN SPACE TYPES
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Greenway/Trail
Plaza
Square
Green
Passage
Pocket Plaza
Green Infrastructure
2. STREETSCAPE
Development shall connect to the public sidewalk, bikeway network, adjacent parks, and multi-use trail network. Sidewalks shall be provided as part of new development at a minimum of 6’ in width and a planting strip at a minimum of 3’. In instances where there are documented, practical challenges to providing the sidewalk and/or planting strip based on the site configuration, or there is an existing sidewalk meeting the standards, an administrative waiver may be granted to provide relief from this provision.
Street trees shall be provided as part of all new developments. One street tree must be planted for every 40 lineal feet of frontage along a primary or secondary street. In instances where there are documented, practical challenges to providing the street trees based on the site configuration, an administrative waiver may be granted to provide relief from street tree provision
   (h)   Permitted Land Uses and Permit Requirements. Land uses in the following table are defined in Section 1123.11.10 (Use Definitions).
TABLE 1123.11.03A: PERMITTED LAND USES & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
LAND USE TYPE
PERMIT REQUIRED
BY ZONE
SPECIFIC USE REGULATIONS
SH
Accessory Uses (Any use
permitted within the district
shall be permitted as an
accessory use so long as
it is subordinate to the
primary use in total GFA
devoted to the accessory
use)
P
Parks and Trails
P
RESIDENTIAL
Dwelling, Single-Unit Detached
N/A
Dwelling, Two-Unit
N/A
Dwelling, Single-Unit, Attached
N/A
Dwelling, Three- and Four-Unit
P
Dwelling, Multi-Unit (Four to Twelve Dwelling Units)
P
Dwelling, Multi-Unit (> Twelve Dwelling Units)
P
Group Care Facility
P
Group Home
P
Nursing Home
P
Personal Care Boarding Home
P
Senior Independent Living Facility
P
Senior Assisted Living Facility
P
Skilled Care Facility
P
Transitional Dwelling
SP
Permitted Use
P
Special Permit Use
SP
TABLE 1123.11.03A: PERMITTED LAND USES & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
LAND USE TYPE
PERMIT REQUIRED
BY ZONE
SPECIFIC USE REGULATIONS
SH
COMMERCIAL
Personal Service
P
Retail Sales < 5,000 sf
P
Retail Sales 5,000 sf to 25,000 sf
P
Retail Sales > 25,000 sf
P
Commercial Retail Sales and Services
P
Business and Professional Offices
P
Organizations and associations organized on a profit or non-profit basis for promotion of membership interests.
P
Drive-In Windows and Drive-Through Facilities
N/A
Eating and Drinking Establishments
P
Off-Street Public Parking Lots and Garages
N/A
Nursery and Garden Supply Stores
N/A
Instructional Spaces and Studios
P
Gyms and Physical Fitness Facilities
P
Gasoline Stations
SP
New and Used Dealers in Motorcycle, Motorized Bicycle, and Tricycle and Not including Motor Homes, Snowmobiles and Their Parts and Accessories and including Repair Services Thereto.
N/A
Permitted Use
P
Special Permit Use
SP
TABLE 1123.11.03A: PERMITTED LAND USES & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
LAND USE TYPE
PERMIT REQUIRED
BY ZONE
SPECIFIC USE REGULATIONS
SH
COMMERCIAL
Recreational Vehicle Sales
N/A
Hotels, Motels or Tourist Houses
SP
Vehicle and Large Equipment Repair
N/A
Car Wash Establishments
N/A
Funeral Home and Services, Excluding Crematories
N/A
Crematories
N/A
Sexually Oriented Business
N/A
Commercial Outdoor Recreation
SP
Commercial Indoor Recreation
SP
Veterinary Offices and animal hospitals, not including facilities for outside boarding or exercising of animals
P
Non-industrial Food Production and Catering
P
Brewery or Distillery
N/A
Micro-Brewery or Micro-Distillery
P
Food/Takeout Stall
SP
Permitted Use
P
Special Permit Use
SP
TABLE 1123.11.03A: PERMITTED LAND USES & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
LAND USE TYPE
PERMIT REQUIRED
BY ZONE
SPECIFIC USE REGULATIONS
SH
PUBLIC FACILITIES, INSTITUTIONS AND TRANSPORTATION
Passenger Transportation Agencies and Terminals
N/A
Day Care, Type A
N/A
Day Care, Type B
N/A
Day Care Center
SP
Small-Scale Assembly
N/A
Large-Scale Assembly
SP
Public Utility Rights-of-Way and Pertinent Structures and Telecommunication Towers
N/A
Solar Facilities
SP
Educational Institution
P
Governmentally Owned and/or Operated Buildings and Facilities
P
MEDICAL
Medical and Health Care Offices
P
Urgent Care or Clinic
P
Hospital
SP
Permitted Use
P
Special Permit Use
SP
TABLE 1123.11.03A: PERMITTED LAND USES & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
LAND USE TYPE
PERMIT REQUIRED
BY ZONE
SPECIFIC USE REGULATIONS
SH
INDUSTRIAL
Research and Development Facilities
N/A
Warehousing, Wholesaling and Transportation Services
N/A
Storage/Mini Storage
N/A
Maker Space
P
Small Light Industrial
N/A
Large Light Industrial
N/A
Heavy Industrial
N/A
Industrial, Commercial, or Construction Services
N/A
Building Material Dealers and Sales
N/A
Drilling or Extractive Activities
N/A
Permitted Use
P
Special Permit Use
SP
(Ord. 121-2021. Passed 12-21-21.)