Town of Greenville, WI
Outagamie County
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This district is intended to apply to commercial establishments. It is the intent of this district to encourage grouping of such commercial establishments.
A. 
Adult establishments which are more than 500 feet (measured lot to lot line) from churches, schools, single-family residences, public parks and buildings, day-care centers, and 1,000 feet from other adult establishments.
[Amended 1-30-2006]
B. 
Retail outlets including the sale of food, liquor, wearing apparel, art or photographic supplies, printing, books or stationery, sundries or notions, jewelry, luggage, florist or gifts, drugs, pets, home furnishings and appliances, sporting goods or hobbies, automotive parts, hardware and building supply establishments and uses of a similar nature.
C. 
Service establishments including barber or beauty shop, shoe repair, laundry or dry cleaner, appliance repair, photographic or dance studio and uses of a similar nature.
D. 
Business and professional offices including banks and other financial institutions, insurance and real estate, travel agency, medical or dental clinic, attorney's office, engineering office and uses of a similar nature.
E. 
Taverns and restaurants.
F. 
Hotels and motels.
G. 
Public and semipublic nonprofit institutional uses including churches, schools, libraries and the like, provided principal access shall be directly onto a collector or arterial street.
H. 
Indoor commercial recreational establishments, including motion-picture theaters, billiard parlors, arcades, bowling alleys, rinks, and uses of a similar nature.
I. 
Convalescent homes and nursing homes and day care (family or group).
J. 
Office equipment and supplies.
K. 
Garden center, plant nursery or landscape contractor.
L. 
Veterinary offices.
M. 
Mortuaries.
N. 
Equipment rental.
O. 
Mini warehouses.
P. 
Car washes.
Q. 
No retail establishment shall exceed 25,000 square feet in area.
[Amended 7-13-2009]
A. 
Uses and structures which are customarily accessory and clearly incidental and subordinate to permissible principal uses and structures when they are located on the same lot or a lot contiguous with the principal use or structure.
B. 
Public utility installations not requiring a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by Wisconsin PSC.
[Amended 7-13-2009; 4-10-2017 by Ord. No. 3-17; 1-8-2018 by Ord. No. 11-17; 1-8-2018 by Ord. No. 12-17]
Setbacks to be determined by the Town Board in the special use permit process but not less than setbacks established in zone.
A. 
Motor-vehicle filling stations.
(1) 
Proximity to single-family residential uses. Fueling pumps must be more than 250 feet from the lot line of any parcel zoned RSF — Single-Family Residential.
(2) 
Direct access to arterial streets required. All motor vehicle filling stations shall have direct access to an arterial street which is a federal, state, or county designated highway, except where it is part of a nonresidential development where access is provided by a parallel access road, or reverse frontage road, where nonresidential uses will be on both sides of the street.
(3) 
Fuel pump location. Any fuel pump, underground fuel storage tanks and islands shall be at least 50 feet from any street or abutting lot line and meet all other State of Wisconsin regulations.
(4) 
Canopies. The canopies provided over the pump islands of convenience stores with gas pumps shall meet the yard requirements of a principal structure. In addition:
(a) 
Obstruction of visibility at rights-of-way prohibited. The canopy shall not block visibility at intersections of rights-ofway or drives.
(b) 
Zoning district dimensional requirements shall be met. All pump islands, their surrounding structures and the canopy overhang shall meet the underlying zoning district's dimensional requirements.
(c) 
Maximum height. Under no circumstances shall the canopy be higher than 25 feet.
(d) 
Signs not permitted. No signs shall be permitted on canopy roofs.
(5) 
Lighting. The off-street parking and fueling area may be illuminated. Total cutoff of light shall be at an angle of less than 90° and shall be located so that the bare light bulb, lamp or light source is completely shielded from the direct view of an observer five feet above the ground at the point where the cutoff angle intersects the ground and so that no light can be viewed from any abutting residential zoning districts.
(6) 
Hours of operation. Hours of operation shall be established by the Planning Commission.
(7) 
Outdoor display.
(a) 
Products shall be sold by the principal business, or agricultural products sold by the producer.
(b) 
All private sidewalks serving the site shall keep a minimum of 36 inches clear of all obstructions or display items.
B. 
Automobile, boat, motorcycle, construction equipment and farm implement sales, service and repair.
C. 
Wholesale and warehouse establishments.
D. 
Printing and publishing establishments.
E. 
Outdoor recreational establishments, including archery ranges, miniature golf and amusements.
F. 
Light manufacturing uses and structures such as packaging, bottling, storage facilities and laboratories, provided all activities are conducted within a completely enclosed building not involving odor, noise, smoke or other noxious effects detectable to normal senses from off the premises.
G. 
Radio stations: transmitter tower.
H. 
Dog kennel.
I. 
Building trades contractor with storage yard for material and equipment on premises, provided all materials and equipment are effectively screened from view from any residential lot or public highway.
J. 
Agricultural-related uses and structures, such as feedmills and co-ops.
K. 
Woodworking and cabinetry.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection L, Billboards, was repealed 1-8-2018 by Ord. No. 11-17. This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of Subsections M through T as Subsections L through S, respectively.
L. 
Containerized recycling drop-off sites.
M. 
Utilities, government and cultural uses, fire, police stations.
N. 
Home occupations.
O. 
Planned unit developments (PUD).
P. 
Communication towers: see Article IX of this chapter.
Q. 
Dwelling units.
R. 
Public utility installations requiring a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by Wisconsin PSC.
S. 
All single establishments above 25,000 square feet are subject to the following conditions: architectural materials and design, signage, traffic impact analysis, landscaping, parking, site design and pedestrian flow, lighting or any other conditions established by the Town Board of Planning Commission.
A. 
Requirements.
(1) 
Lot area: minimum 16,000 square feet.
(2) 
Lot width: minimum 90 feet.
(3) 
Front yard.
(a) 
Town road: minimum 37 feet.
(b) 
County or state road: 55 feet.
(4) 
Rear yard: minimum 25 feet.
(5) 
Side yards: minimum 20 feet.
(6) 
Lot coverage: maximum 50%.
(7) 
Height: maximum 50 feet unless approved by the Planning Commission.
B. 
For every two feet in height above 50 feet or four stories, the width or depth of yards adjacent to exterior lot lines shall be increased one foot. A site plan under Article XXIX of this chapter is required.
C. 
Any required yard adjacent to a residential district without an intervening street shall be subject to the landscaped buffer requirements of § 320-62D. For buildings 2,000 square feet or larger in area, a site plan in accordance with Article XXIX of this chapter must be submitted and approved by the Planning Commission prior to obtaining a building permit or commencing any site grading. For buildings smaller than 2,000 square feet, a site plan must be approved by the Building Inspector prior to obtaining a building permit or commencing any site grading.
D. 
Accessory structures.
(1) 
For buildings 150 square feet in area or smaller:
(a) 
Front yard.
[1] 
Town road: minimum 37 feet.
[2] 
County or state road: 55 feet.
(b) 
Rear yard: minimum six feet.
(c) 
Side yards: minimum six feet.
(d) 
Height: maximum 15 feet.
(e) 
Lot coverage: See § 320-24.
(f) 
No building shall be located within 12 feet of any other building.
(2) 
For buildings 151 feet to 750 square feet in area:
(a) 
Front yard.
[1] 
Town road: minimum 37 feet.
[2] 
County or state road: 55 feet.
(b) 
Rear yard: minimum 12 feet.
(c) 
Side yards: minimum 12 feet.
(d) 
Height: maximum 20 feet.
(e) 
Lot coverage: See § 320-24.
(f) 
No building shall be located within 12 feet of any other building.
(g) 
Accessory buildings larger than 750 square feet shall meet all requirements of other principal uses and structures.
See Article VI of this chapter.
See ArticleVII of this chapter.
See Article VIII of this chapter.