Chapter 18.30


18.30.010    Purpose.

18.30.020    Permitted uses.

18.30.030    Accessory uses.

18.30.040    Conditionally permitted uses.

18.30.050    Development standards.

18.30.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the COM (commercial) zoning district is to provide for retail, service and office uses to meet the needs of the community in locations that are served by major streets or highways. Principal uses permitted in the COM zoning district include retail, service, office, commerce, entertainment, and some uses of a light manufacturing nature. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-5(A).]

18.30.020 Permitted uses.

A building or lot located in the COM zoning district shall be used for the following uses:

A. General retail business, service and office uses, including, but not limited to:

1. Athletic clubs.

2. Antique stores.

3. Art and dance instruction.

4. Art galleries.

5. Art metal and ornamental iron shops.

6. Audio equipment and music sales.

7. Automobile, RV and boat parts sales and supplies.

8. Automobile, RV and boat repair shops and garages, provided all operations are conducted within a completely enclosed building and that all exterior storage of parts or inoperable vehicles be in an enclosed storage yard located to the rear of the building.

9. Automobile, RV, boat and manufactured home sales, new and used and rentals, including display rooms.

10. Awning and canvas stores.

11. Banks, credit unions and loan institutions.

12. Bakeries and candy stores, including the manufacturing of bakery and candy products for on-site retail sales only.

13. Barber and beauty shops.

14. Bed and breakfast inns.

15. Blueprinting, photostating and photo-finishing establishments.

16. Book, stationery and gift stores.

17. Bowling alleys.

18. Business, personal and professional service establishments.

19. Car and truck sales and leasing, new and used.

20. Cabinet and carpenter shops; provided, that all operations and storage are within an enclosed building.

21. Catering establishments.

22. Clock and watch repair shops.

23. Clothing and costume rentals.

24. Clothing and dry goods stores.

25. Commercial storage facilities.

26. Convenience stores.

27. Craft shops, which includes ceramics, mosaics, fabrics, jewelry, leather goods, silk screening, sublimation, dress designing, sculpturing and wood carving.

28. Day care centers and nursery schools.

29. Delicatessens.

30. Drive-in restaurants and refreshment stands.

31. Drug stores and soda fountains.

32. Electrical and electronic shops.

33. Equipment rentals and sales.

34. Feed stores.

35. Florist shops.

36. Funeral homes and chapels.

37. Furniture stores.

38. Frozen food lockers.

39. Gasoline service stations.

40. Grocery stores and meat markets, provided there is no slaughtering of animals or poultry on the premises.

41. Hardware and appliance stores.

42. Hospitals, medical and dental facilities.

43. Hotels and motels.

44. Ice cream stores.

45. Ice distributing stations.

46. Jewelry stores, including incidental repair.

47. Key and gun shops, including incidental repair work.

48. Laboratories, medical and dental.

49. Laundry and dry-cleaning establishments, including self-service laundries.

50. Lumber yards, including operations incidental to piece sales.

51. Milk depots.

52. Mini-storage (warehouses).

53. Music conservatory and music instruction.

54. Offices, including professional, medical and dental.

55. Paint and wallpaper stores.

56. Parking lots and garages, private and public.

57. Parks, public and private.

58. Pet shops, not involving the treatment or boarding of animals.

59. Photographers’ and artists’ studios.

60. Plumbing shops.

61. Pool halls, arcades.

62. Printing, lithography and publishing establishments.

63. Precision and musical instrument repair shops, including optical shops.

64. Radio and television broadcasting stations and studios, but not including transmitter towers and stations.

65. Radio and television stores and repair shops.

66. Restaurants and cafes.

67. Retail stores.

68. Schools, public and private.

69. Shoe sales and repair shops.

70. Stone monument shops.

71. Tailor and seamstress shops.

72. Taxidermists.

73. Tinsmith shops.

74. Trade schools.

75. Upholstery shops.

76. Variety stores.

77. Wholesale stores. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-5(B).]

18.30.030 Accessory uses.

A. Residential (single-family and multifamily) uses.

B. Accessory structures as necessary to conduct the principal use.

C. Home occupations, per Chapter 18.55 TTC.

D. Signs, per TTC 18.60.120.

E. Temporary uses, per TTC 18.75.090. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-5(C).]

18.30.040 Conditionally permitted uses.

A. Bars and liquor stores.

B. Commercial recreation.

C. Commercial trucking operations.

D. Contractor’s storage yards.

E. Dance halls and night clubs.

F. Multifamily.

G. Residential treatment facilities.

H. Veterinarian offices, animal hospitals and kennels. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-5(D).]

18.30.050 Development standards.

A. Principal Buildings/Structures.

1. Building Height. Maximum height of any structure shall be 35 feet.

2. Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

3. Minimum lot width: 100 feet.

4. Minimum front yard: 50 feet if parking in front; zero if parking in rear.

5. Minimum side yards and building separation: per building/fire code.

6. Minimum rear yard: per building/fire code.

B. Site Requirements.

1. Parking requirements are listed in TTC 18.60.090.

2. Sign requirements are listed in TTC 18.60.120.

3. Surfacing. All driveway, circulation and parking areas shall be treated with a dust-free surfacing, per TTC 18.60.100.

4. Screening shall adhere with the requirements of TTC 18.60.070.

5. Landscaping shall be installed per TTC 18.60.060. An appropriate landscape buffer may also be required from adjacent residential developments, subject to the site plan review process. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-5(E).]