City of Coldwater, MI
Branch County
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[Ord. No. 738, passed 2-22-2010]
This Zone District is established to meet the day-to-day convenience shopping and service needs of persons residing in the nearby area.
[Ord. No. 738, passed 2-22-2010]
Within this District no building structure or premises shall be erected, altered or used except for one or more of the following specified uses or unless otherwise provided in this Zoning Code. In addition, all sales processing shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building unless conducted as a bona fide drive-in or drive-through establishment.
(a) 
Grocery stores.
(b) 
Meat markets.
(c) 
Delicatessens.
(d) 
Drug stores.
(e) 
Shoe repair shops.
(f) 
Tailor shops.
(g) 
Barber and beauty shops.
(h) 
Dry cleaning pick-up stations.
(i) 
Self-service laundries.
(j) 
Banks and savings and loan offices, including drive-in facilities, subject to the provisions of 1296.06, Off-Street Stacking Space for Drive-Through Facilities.
(k) 
Restaurant (fast food sit-down).
(l) 
Restaurant (fast food carry-out).
(m) 
Business or professional offices.
(n) 
Soda fountains.
(o) 
Retail sales and service shops.
(p) 
Off-street parking as outlined in Chapter 1296.
(q) 
Tattoo and body piercing.
[Added 7-31-2015 by Ord. No. 786]
[Ord. No. 738, passed 2-22-2010]
The following uses may be permitted, but are subject to the provisions and conditions outlined in Chapter 1295 (Special Land Uses):
(a) 
Automobile (car) wash establishments.
(b) 
Gasoline service stations and minor automotive repair establishments.
(c) 
Drive-in.
(d) 
Drive-through restaurant.
(e) 
Unclassified uses referenced to this District under the provisions of Section 1299.19.
(f) 
Public, private and parochial schools, where located at least 50 feet from any other lot or property line.
(g) 
Adult and child day care centers.
(h) 
Youth activity and recreation centers.
(i) 
Churches, synagogues and other religious assembly structures.
(j) 
Single-family homes, subject to Section 1299.13.
(k) 
Motor vehicle sales.
(l) 
Outdoor sales, storage and displays, when associated with and operated by the principal permitted use of the property on which it's located.
The following height and area regulations shall apply:
(a) 
Height. No building shall exceed two stories or 28 feet in height, whichever is less.
(b) 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard of not less than 25 feet, provided that where an existing setback line has been established by existing commercial buildings occupying 40% or more of the business-zoned frontage within the same block, such established setback shall apply.
(c) 
Side yards. A ten-foot side yard is required, except that where a side yard adjoins a Residential District or a side street, a twenty-foot yard is required, unless an existing setback line of less than this required distance has been established by existing commercial buildings occupying 40% or more of the business-zoned frontage within the same block, in which case the established setback shall apply.
(d) 
Rear yard. There shall be provided a rear yard of not less than 15 feet. Where an alley exists or is provided at the rear of the building, the full width of the alley may be counted as part of the required rear yard setback.
[Ord. No. 738, passed 2-22-2010]
For regulations applicable to ingress and egress for the C-1 District, see Section 1299.21.
For an overview of all districts and their regulations see the Schedule of Regulations in Appendix A.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Appendix A is included as an attachment to Chapter 1266, Districts Generally and Zoning Map.