§ 156.109  ELECTRONIC GAMING OPERATIONS.
   (A)   The maximum number of machines/ terminals/computers for any electronic gaming operations business shall be unlimited, except as limited only by division (B) of this section.
   (B)   Minimum paved parking spaces.
      (1)   One space per every two terminals or one space per every 100 square feet of total floor area, whichever is greater;
      (2)   One handicapped space per every 25 or fewer spaces;
      (3)   One in every eight accessible spaces, but not less than one, shall be served by an access aisle 96 inches wide minimum and shall be designated "van accessible";
      (4)   One additional space per each one employee.
   (C)   All applicable permits must be issued to the applicant prior to the issuance of the conditional use permit and the opening of business.
   (D)   If food or beverage is served, the establishment must meet the requirements of the Wilkes County Health Department, including any and all necessary permits and/or licenses.
   (E)   The establishment must be a minimum of 500 feet from any building being used as a dwelling or any residential zoning district.
   (F)   The establishment must be a minimum of 1,000 feet from any other organization engaged in an electronic gaming operation business or any adult or sexually oriented business.  The establishment must also be a minimum of 1,000 feet from any established place of religious worship, school, daycare center/home, library, public park, recreation area or motion picture establishment where "G" or "PG" movies are shown to the general public on a regular basis.
   (G)   When, separated by an imposing physical divide such as a road right of way which is difficult to cross, or other substantial geographical barrier such as a steep slope or river or other substantial water course, then such gaming facility's entrance door must be a minimum of 250 feet from any structures mentioned in divisions(E) and (F) of this section.  The determination of whether an "imposing physical divide" or "other substantial geographical barrier" exists shall rest in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
   (H)   A current certificate and straight-line drawing prepared within 30 days prior to application by a registered land surveyor depicting the property lines and the structures containing any existing electronic gaming operations within 1,000 feet of the property to be certified; the property lines of any established religious institution/synagogue, school, daycare center/home; library, public park, recreation area or motion picture establishment where "G" or "PG" rated movies are shown to the general public on a regular basis that is within 1,000 feet of the property to be certified. For purposes of this section, a use shall be considered existing or established if it is in existence at the time an application is submitted.
   (I)   Measurement of distance separation shall be in a straight line from the closest point of the parcel at which the electronic gaming operations business is located.
   (J)   No alcoholic beverages will be served or consumed on the premises of electronic gaming operations.
(Am. Ord. passed 9-14-2016)