§ 212.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR USES IN CERTAIN C AND M DISTRICTS

In the following C and M Districts, the permitted uses indicated in Sections 215 through 227 shall be subject to the additional requirements contained in this Section 212.

a.

Uses in Enclosed Buildings.  In C-2 Districts, all permitted uses, and all storage, servicing, fabricating, processing or repair uses accessory thereto, shall be conducted within enclosed buildings, with the exceptions of:

1.

Those uses indicated by an asterisk (*) in the column for the district;

2.

Accessory off-street parking and loading areas where permitted;

3.

Accessory outdoor dining areas where permitted;

4.

Accessory recreation areas where permitted; and,

5.

Mobile Food Facilities as defined in Section 102.34.

b.

Drive-up Facilities.  In C-3 Districts, a Drive-up Facility, as defined in Section 790.30 of this Code, shall not be permitted.

c.

Required Ground-floor Commercial Frontage in C-3 Districts.

1.

Purpose.  The purpose of this section is to assure continuity of retail and consumer service uses in the C-3-R District, and in other important commercial streets in C-3 Districts.

2.

Applicability.

A.

In the C-3-R District, along any block frontage that is entirely within such district or partly in such district and partly in the C-3-O District, where such block frontage faces a street 40 feet or more in width;

B.

On building frontages facing Destination Alleyways, as defined in the Downtown Streetscape Plan;

C.

Along any street frontage facing Market Street in all C-3 Districts except the Van Ness and Market Downtown Residential Special Use District.

3.

Controls.

(A) Ground Story. Permitted uses listed in Sections 218 and 221 shall be located facing such street in the ground story of any building. At least 1/2 the total width of any new or reconstructed building, parallel to and facing such street, shall be devoted at the ground story to entrances, show windows or other displays of such uses.

B.

All Levels. All other permitted uses shall be located either on stories above or below the ground story or at a distance of not less than 20 feet behind each street frontage at the ground story. No more than 1/3 the width of any lot, parallel to and facing such street, shall be devoted to entrances to such other permitted uses.

d.

Hazardous, Noxious, or Offensive Uses Prohibited. No use listed as permitted in any C District or M-1 District shall include any use that is hazardous, noxious or offensive for reasons described in Section 202(c) of this Code.

AMENDMENT HISTORY

History

(Amended by Ord. 414-85, App. 9/17/85; Ord. 297-10, File No. 101351, App. 12/3/2010; Ord. 63-11, File No. 101053, App. 4/7/2011, Eff. 5/7/2011; Ord. 56-13 , File No. 130062, App. 3/28/2013, Eff. 4/27/2013; Ord. 287-13 , File No. 130041, App. 12/26/2013, Eff. 1/25/2014)

Divisions (a), (b), (c), and (e) amended; Ord. 63-11, Eff. 5/7/2011. Divisions (a)(5) and (b) amended; designation of divisions (c)(3)(A) and (c)(3)(B) corrected to account for earlier amendments and both divisions amended; Ord. 56-13 , Eff. 4/27/2013. Divisions (a), (b), and (d) amended; former division (e) deleted; Ord. 287-13 , Eff. 1/25/2014.

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