City of Fenton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 3851, 8-23-2018[1]]
The purpose of this Chapter is to provide regulations for outdoor displays, sales, and storage related to non-residential establishments in the City of Fenton.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Chapter 461, Outdoor Displays, Sales And Storage Of Merchandise, containing Sections 461.005 — 461.040, was repealed 8-23-2018 by Ord. No. 3851.
[Ord. No. 3851, 8-23-2018]
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Accessory Use. Unless otherwise provided for within this Title, outdoor displays, sales, Storage Areas, and Bins are deemed to be an accessory use related to a permitted non-residential use, must be located on the same premises of the establishment, and must be subordinate in size or purpose to the Principal Structure or Use.
B. 
Maintenance; Enforcement. Outdoor displays, sales, Storage Areas, and Bins are to be located on a paved surface and maintained in a safe, neat and orderly manner. If the Director or authorized representative determines an outdoor display, sale, Storage Area, Container or Bin to be unsafe or in violation of the standards set forth for exterior areas (Chapter 505), such shall be deemed a code violation subject to penalties and enforcement set forth in Section 100.060. The Director may immediately shut down any display or sale that is determined to be an immediate health and safety hazard.
C. 
No Interference. Outdoor displays, sales, Storage Areas, and Bins shall not encroach, interfere and/or obstruct vehicular access from designated fire lanes, drive aisles and/or impede the flow of pedestrian traffic on sidewalks or be located where the required number of parking spaces for the Principal Use of the premises is diminished.
[Ord. No. 3851, 8-23-2018]
A. 
Outdoor displays or sales of merchandise are permitted when located adjacent to the front or side building elevation of the establishment to which it is related.
B. 
Outdoor displays or sales of merchandise not located adjacent to the front or side building elevation of the establishment in which it is related, as reasonably determined by the Community Development Director, but on the same premises, requires approval by the Special Use Permit.
[Ord. No. 3851, 8-23-2018]
A. 
Special Use Permit. Outdoor Storage Areas and Bins are permitted in all Business Zoned Districts, except the "BP-4" District, subject to Special Use Permit approval and compliance with the following regulations:
1. 
Outdoor Storage Areas or Bins shall be located behind the Front Elevation Line of the Principal Building and confined to the Side or Rear Yard of the Property.
2. 
No Outdoor Storage Area or Bin shall be within five (5) feet of any Side or Rear Lot Line.
3. 
When an Outdoor Storage Area or material contained in an Outdoor Storage Bin is visible from a street, Blind Fencing as specified in Section 462.020 of this Title shall be provided. Additional landscaping material may be required to achieve necessary screening
4. 
Additional Blind Fencing and/or landscaping material may be required when deemed necessary to shield visibility of the Outdoor Storage Area or Bin from adjacent properties.
B. 
Exception. Outdoor Storage Areas and Bins are permitted in the "IP-1" District, without obtaining a Special Use Permit, but subject to approval of an Outdoor Storage Permit by the Director when in compliance with Subsection (A)(14) above. The Director may approve an alternative surface material for outdoor storage areas in the "IP-1" District.