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(A) Purpose. The principal purpose of the Planned Shopping Center (PSC) Zoning District is to provide for and encourage well designed and attractive retail shopping facilities on adequate sites in suitable facilities and appropriate locations which will serve the commercial needs of the surrounding neighborhood and the community. Shopping centers are permitted in accordance with an approved plan of development demonstrating that this purpose has been accomplished.
('80 Code, App. A, § 100) (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. 1627, passed 7-6-1977; Ord. 2687, passed 1-4-1995)
(B) Permitted principal uses.
(1) Retail sales of merchandise and services, recreational facilities, parking areas and other facilities customarily considered as shopping center uses;
(2) Promotional events, herein defined as an event consisting of productions, displays or exhibitions provided for the purpose of attracting persons to a shopping center. Outside promotional events such as circuses, carnivals and outdoor concerts are not permitted on shopping center sites having less than ten acres of net site area;
(3) Uses permitted on the site pursuant to zoning district regulations in effect prior to establishment of the PSC Zoning District as an alternative only if the site is not developed as a shopping center;
(4) Religious institutions including related buildings and activities;
(5) Wall-mounted and concealed/disguised personal wireless communication facilities, in accordance with Article 19 herein, are permitted as an accessory use for legally established nonresidential uses only. A roof-mounted personal wireless communication facility is permitted on a commercial building or a mixed-use building which is primarily nonresidential (75% of the use is nonresidential).
(a) Wall strapping of a personal wireless communications facility is not permitted.
(b) Personal wireless communication facilities are not permitted in conjunction with legal nonconforming uses.
(c) The use of lattice tower structures for any personal wireless communication facility is not permitted; and
(6) Community garden.
('80 Code, App. A, § 100) (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. 1627, passed 7-6-1977; Ord. 2523, passed 6-5-1991; Ord. 2687, passed 1-4-1995; Ord. O2000-35, passed 6-21-2000; Ord. O2002-09, passed 2-20-2002; Ord. O2015-021, passed 4-15-2015)
(C) Permitted accessory uses.
(1) Seasonal itinerant vendors of specific products associated with certain civic, patriotic and/or religious holidays/events.
(a) No sale or display of products or goods may occur in any street right-of-way, visibility triangle, required retention areas or drive aisles.
(b) Seasonal itinerant vendors cannot be located in any parking areas required for permanent onsite use(s).
(c) Seasonal itinerant vendors must provide paved parking for their customers' use.
(d) All temporary structures related to the itinerant use must pass a building inspection prior to being utilized for business.
(e) A business license must be obtained prior to scheduling a temporary structure inspection.
(f) No bells, chimes, microphones, loudspeakers, amplified music, strobe lights, or any other audible or visual distraction are allowed as part of the itinerant operation.
(g) A seasonal itinerant vendor is allowed one banner, not to exceed 32 square feet. The banner must be attached to the seasonal itinerant vendor's temporary structure.
(2) Food truck.
(Ord. O2013-28, passed 5-15-2013; Ord. O2014-20, passed 8-27-2014)
(D) Conditional uses.
(1) Multiple food trucks on one property.
(Ord. 2014-20, passed 8-27-2014)
(E) Procedural regulations. The PSC Zoning District may be established and made a part of the zoning district maps pursuant to § 154-03.03 of this chapter prior to approval of a plan of development. However, before building permits can be issued, a plan of development shall be submitted and approved in accordance with § 154-03.07 of this chapter.
(Ord. 2014-20, passed 8-27-2014)
(F) Property development standards. The following minimum standards shall apply to all property developed within the PSC Zoning District.
(1) Lot area. The minimum size of the site shall be four acres.
(2) Setbacks. All buildings shall be located a distance of not less than 25 feet from any boundary of the site on which it is located; and all buildings shall be located a distance of not less than 60 feet from any adjacent property within a residential zoning district.
(3) Lot coverage. Maximum lot coverage, excluding covered or enclosed walkways, parking and mall area, shall not exceed 25% of the net site area. Under no circumstances shall total lot coverage exceed 25% of the net site area.
(4) Parking requirements. Parking shall be provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 16 of this chapter.
(5) Loading and unloading regulations. Off-street loading regulations are as provided in Article 16 of this chapter.
(6) Height. No building or structure shall exceed a height of 40 feet.
(7) Landscaping and screening.
(a) Where the boundary of a planned shopping center abuts property or a public alley within a residential zoning district, a six foot solid wall shall be provided. A four foot solid wall shall be provided along all other boundaries of the shopping center site. The four foot solid wall requirement may be waived if landscaping plans, which provide for the establishment and maintenance of a minimum ten foot wide landscaped buffer area and which will effectively screen the shopping center buildings and parking areas from surrounding properties, are included in the approved plan of development.
(b) Permitted outdoor uses shall be enclosed within a wall or fence of such material construction, and height so as to conceal all operations conducted within such wall or fence, except that customer parking, service station operations, sidewalk cafes and promotional events are excluded from this requirement.
(c) Any part of the shopping center site not used for buildings or other structures, parking, loading and access ways, pedestrian walks shall be landscaped as set forth in Article 20 of this chapter.
(Ord. 2399, passed 4-20-1988)
(8) Detached buildings. No more than one detached building, herein defined as a building entirely separated from other buildings by vehicular traffic way and unrelated to the core of the center, shall be permitted for each 40,000 square feet of gross leasable floor area. Detached buildings may only include service stations, banks, restaurants, photo drops, liquor stores, plant nurseries and medical offices.
('80 Code, App. A, § 100) (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. 1627, passed 7-6-1977; Ord. 2399, passed 4-20-1988; Ord. 2687, passed 1-4-1995; Ord. O2006-15, passed 2-1-2006; Ord. O2010-32, passed 7-7-2010; Ord. O2013-28, passed 5-15-2013; Ord. O2014-20, passed 8-27-2014) Penalty, see § 154-999