City of Manchester, MO
St. Louis County
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[Editor's Note: The title of this Article, which was formerly Supplementary Regulations – Greenspace, was amended by Ord. No. 19-2272, adopted 10-21-2019.
[Ord. No. 99-1145 Art. 6 §8, 9-20-1999]
A. 
For the purposes of this Article only, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
DETENTION
The temporary on-site storage of differential runoff.
DIFFERENTIAL RUNOFF
The difference in rate and volume of stormwater runoff from a parcel of land in its undeveloped condition to a developed condition.
FRONT YARD
A yard extending across the front of a lot between the side yard lines and being the minimum horizontal distance between the street line and the main building or any projection thereof, other than steps, unenclosed balconies and unenclosed porches; for corner lots, the front yard shall be only that portion of the yard facing the street containing the mailing address or similar designation for such lot.
GREENSPACE
Permeable surfaces which absorb water, including drainage ways, ravines, flood plains and water surfaces of in-ground spas, swimming pools and fountains that are not under roof, provided however, that the water surfaces of a detention system shall not be included.
REAR YARD
A yard extending across the rear of a lot measured between lot lines and being the minimum horizontal distance between the rear lot line and the rear of the main building or any projections other than steps, unenclosed balconies or unenclosed porches. On corner lots the rear yard shall be considered as parallel to the street upon which the lot has its least dimension. On both corner lots and interior lots, the rear yard shall in all cases be at the opposite end of the lot from the front yard.
SIDE YARD
A yard between the building and the side line of the lot and extending from the front lot line to the rear lot line.
B. 
In each of the zoning districts of the City, the front yard shall include not less than seventy percent (70%) greenspace unless, within such front yard, there shall be a circular drive serving the property, in which case, such front yard shall include not less than fifty percent (50%) greenspace.
C. 
In each of the zoning districts of the City, the rear yard shall include not less than fifty percent (50%) greenspace.
D. 
In each of the zoning districts of the City, the side yard shall include not less than fifty percent (50%) greenspace.
E. 
The owner or occupant of any property in each of the zoning districts of the City may obtain, prior to undertaking any building or paving of existing grassed or natural ground covered area thereon, a variance from the strict application of the provisions of Subsections (B), (C) and/or (D) above if, in the opinion of the City's Planning and Zoning Commission, there exist practical difficulties or unnecessary hardship in the way of carrying out the strict letter of such provisions provided that the spirit of such provision shall be observed, public safety and welfare secured and substantial justice done. In such case of variance, the Planning and Zoning Commission may require, among other things, that detention or new storm sewer piping be provided for the differential runoff that is generated from the site improvements.
[Ord. No. 19-2272, 10-21-2019]
A. 
Medical Marijuana Dispensary. No building or area of land shall be constructed, altered or used for a medical marijuana dispensary, without complying and remaining in compliance with the following standards:
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Freestanding Building With No Frontage On Manchester Road. Only parcels with frontage on streets other than Manchester Road shall be used for a medical marijuana dispensary. For purposes of this Section, a lot having fifty (50) feet or less of frontage on Manchester Road shall not be considered a lot with frontage on Manchester Road.
2. 
State License Required. All medical marijuana dispensaries must have the appropriate license and any other required authorization to operate from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to operate in the City. The applicant may seek zoning approval upon showing of a submitted application for a State license, but no final approval shall be given until such State-issued license has been obtained and satisfactory proof of such licensure has been provided to the City. Continued operation in the City shall always require such licensure to remain valid.
3. 
Outdoor Operations Or Storage. No outdoor operations or storage shall be allowed.
4. 
Odor Control And Nuisance. Every medical marijuana dispensary shall have and maintain an odor-control system at least as stringent as that which is required by State regulations and shall at all times operate in compliance with Chapter 215, Nuisances, of the City Code.
5. 
On-Site Usage Prohibited. No marijuana may be smoked, ingested, or otherwise consumed or Administered on the premises of any medical marijuana dispensary facility.
6. 
Hours Of Operation. All sales or distribution of medical marijuana and any other products sold to the public through a medical marijuana dispensary shall take place between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturday and Sunday.
7. 
Security. Medical marijuana dispensaries shall be secured and closed to the public after the hours listed in this Subsection, and no persons not employed by the medical marijuana dispensary may be present in such facility at any time closed to the public. Medical marijuana dispensaries shall have and maintain security systems, equipment, and procedures at least as stringent as those which are required by State regulations.
8. 
Display Of Licenses Required. The medical marijuana dispensary facility license issued by the State of Missouri and any and all licenses issued by the City of Manchester shall be displayed in plain view near the front entrance of the facility as required by State regulations.
9. 
Site Plan Review Required. A medical marijuana dispensary shall be subject to the site plan application requirements of Sections 405.760 and 405.820(C).
10. 
Additional Requirements. All medical marijuana dispensary facilities shall comply with all generally applicable provisions of the Zoning Regulations of the City of Manchester, all provisions of Article XIV, Section 1, of the Missouri Constitution, as well as any and all rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Health and Senior Services for the State of Missouri regulating medical marijuana, including but not limited to security requirements, lighting, parking, and patient verification requirements.
B. 
Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturing Facilities, Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities, Medical Marijuana Testing Facilities, and Medical Marijuana Transportation Facilities. No building or area of land shall be constructed, altered or used for a medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facility, medical marijuana cultivation facility, medical marijuana testing facility, or medical marijuana transportation facility without complying and remaining in compliance with the following standards:
1. 
State License Required. All medical marijuana cultivation facilities, medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana testing facilities, and medical marijuana transportation facilities must have the appropriate license and any other required authorization to operate from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to operate in the City. The applicant may seek zoning approval upon showing of a submitted application for a State license, but no final approval shall be given until such State license has been obtained and satisfactory proof of such licensure has been provided to the City. Continued operation in the City shall always require such licensure to remain valid.
2. 
Outdoor Operations Or Storage. All operations and all storage of materials, products, or equipment shall be within a fully secured area inside the building structure or outdoors on the property in an area enclosed by a fence meeting the requirements of Article XII (Supplementary Regulations — Fence Regulations) of these zoning regulations.
3. 
Odor Control And Nuisance. All facilities must have an odor-control system that is at least as stringent as that which is required by State regulations and shall at all times operate in compliance with Chapter 215, Nuisances, of the City Code.
4. 
On-Site Usage Prohibited. No marijuana may be smoked, ingested, or otherwise consumed or administered on the premises of any medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facility, medical marijuana cultivation facility, medical marijuana testing facility, or medical marijuana transportation facility, except in a medical marijuana testing facility when being administered for testing purposes authorized by the State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services..
5. 
Hours Of Operation. All medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana cultivation facilities, medical marijuana testing facilities, and medical marijuana transportation facilities shall be closed to the public between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 9:00 A.M. Monday through Friday and from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 A.M. Saturday and Sunday. No persons not employed by the business shall be on the premises at any time without being approved entry, logged in by building security personnel and obtaining and displaying a visitor pass.
6. 
Display Of Licenses Required. All medical marijuana uses shall display their license issued by the State of Missouri and any and all licenses issued by the City in a prominent place in plain view near the front entrance of the facility or as otherwise required by State regulations.
7. 
Site Plan Review Required. Medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana cultivation facilities, medical marijuana testing facilities, and medical marijuana transportation facilities shall be subject to the site plan application requirements of Sections 405.760 and 405.820(C).
8. 
Accreditation, Standards, And Procedures — Testing Facilities. Every medical marijuana testing facility shall, at all times, maintain in good standing its accreditation as required by State regulations, and utilize standards and procedures for personnel and for testing medical marijuana in all forms which are at least as stringent as those required by State regulations.
9. 
Additional Requirements. All medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana cultivation facilities, medical marijuana testing facilities, and medical marijuana transportation facilities shall comply with all generally applicable provisions of the Zoning Regulations of the City of Manchester, all provisions of Article XIV, Section 1, of the Missouri Constitution, as well as any and all rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Health and Senior Services for the State of Missouri regulating medical marijuana, including but not limited to security requirements, lighting, parking, record maintenance and retention, and patient verification requirements.