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City of Gerald, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §A, 11-14-1991]
A. 
All buildings and land within an "A-1" General Agricultural Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
One-family and two-family dwellings.
2. 
All agricultural pursuits including buildings associated thereto and excluding intensive feeding operations and agribusiness.
3. 
Transportation, pipeline, utility easements and right-of-ways.
4. 
Temporary roadside stands for the sale of farm products grown on the premises; provided however, that up to one-third (⅓) of the display area for produce may be used for the sale of products not grown on the premises. Such a temporary stand shall be required to set back from the edge of the roadway pavement at least twenty-five (25) feet to permit adequate ingress, egress, and parking.
5. 
Accessory buildings which are subordinate in use to the main dwelling.
6. 
Advertising signs.
7. 
Airports or airfields.
8. 
Cemeteries.
9. 
Churches.
10. 
Golf courses and country clubs.
11. 
Home occupations.
12. 
Hospitals.
13. 
Kennels.
14. 
Public buildings, facilities and utilities.
15. 
Public parks and playgrounds.
16. 
Public stables or riding academies.
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §B, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "R-1" Single-Family Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
Single-family dwellings and group homes for foster care and group homes for mentally or physically handicapped. In the case of any residential home for mentally or physically handicapped persons, the exterior appearance of the home and property shall be in reasonable conformance with the general neighborhood standards. Further, the density of such individual homes in any specific single-family dwelling neighborhood shall not be more than one (1) per square mile.
2. 
Accessory building customary, incidental and subordinate to the use of the main building. Accessory buildings would include but not necessarily be limited to garages, carports, swimming pools, pergolas, patios and fireplaces.
3. 
Churches and church signs.
4. 
Home occupations.
5. 
Public parks and playgrounds.
6. 
Public buildings, facilities and utilities.
B. 
Water Supply And Sewage System. Each lot within an "R-1" Single-Family Zoning District shall be served by a public water supply and a public sewer system as approved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Gerald and at lot owner's expense.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Sections 405.310 through 405.350 of this Chapter.
D. 
Dimensional Requirements. Minimum width, depth and minimum lot size shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section 405.160 of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §C, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "R-2" Two-Family/Multi-Family Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
All uses permitted within an "R-1" Single-Family District.
2. 
Two-family/multi-family residential dwellings.
3. 
Rooming and boarding houses, but not hotels and motels.
4. 
Parking lots.
B. 
Water Supply And Sewage System. Each lot within an "R-2" Two-Family/Multi-Family Zoning District shall be served by a public water supply and a public sewer system as approved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Gerald and at lot owner's expense.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Sections 405.310 through 405.350 of this Chapter.
D. 
Dimensional Requirements. Minimum width, depth and minimum lot size shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section 405.160 of this Chapter.
E. 
Design Standards. At least two hundred (200) square feet of recreation space for each two-family/multi-family dwelling shall be reserved within said area as common recreation space. Such areas, along with driveways and walkways, shall be adequately lighted and maintained for safety.
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §D, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "B-1" Commercial Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
Ambulance service offices or garages.
2. 
Amusement enterprises.
3. 
Automobile sales.
4. 
Banks and savings and loan companies.
5. 
Barber shops and beauty shops.
6. 
Boat sales.
7. 
Bus terminals.
8. 
Cabinet shops.
9. 
Car wash establishments.
10. 
Clubs, lodges and meetings places for other organizations.
11. 
Dance halls.
12. 
Dental laboratories.
13. 
Department stores.
14. 
Drive-in restaurants or theaters.
15. 
Drug stores.
16. 
Farm implements — sales and service.
17. 
Feed and seed stores.
18. 
Fuel outlets.
19. 
Funeral homes and mortuaries.
20. 
Furniture repair and upholstery shops.
21. 
Golf courses — miniature and practice range.
22. 
Grocery store and supermarkets.
23. 
Heating, air-conditioning and plumbing shops.
24. 
Hospitals.
25. 
Ice plants.
26. 
Interior decorating and furniture sales.
27. 
Laboratories.
28. 
Laundry and dry-cleaning establishments employing not more than five (5) persons.
29. 
Liquor stores.
30. 
Lumber yards and paint stores.
31. 
Mobile home sales.
32. 
Motels and hotels.
33. 
Music, radio or television shops.
34. 
Nurseries and garden supplies.
35. 
Nursing homes and homes for the aged.
36. 
Offices and clinics.
37. 
Printing, publishing and related trades.
38. 
Restaurants.
39. 
Retail and wholesale shops.
40. 
Service stations or gas stations including repair garages.
41. 
Storage buildings.
Any other use which is determined by the Planning Commission to be of the same general character as the above-mentioned.
B. 
Coverage. Main and accessory buildings shall not cover more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the site.
C. 
Water Supply And Sewage System. Each lot within a "B-1" Commercial Zoning District shall be served by a public water supply and a public sewer system as approved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Gerald and at lot owner's expense.
D. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Sections 405.310 through 405.350 of this Chapter.
E. 
Dimensional Requirements. Minimum width, depth and minimum lot size shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section 405.160 of this Chapter.
F. 
Electrical Service. All electric services shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with the requirements of Sections 500.050 through 500.055.
[Ord. No. 788 §1, 8-13-2015]
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §E, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "I-1" Light Industrial Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
Accessory buildings, customary, incidental and subordinate to the use of the main building.
2. 
Bakeries.
3. 
Book binderies.
4. 
Bottling works.
5. 
Building material sales and lumber yards.
6. 
Electrical equipment assembly and manufacture.
7. 
Instrument and meter manufacturing.
8. 
Jewelry and watch manufacturing.
9. 
Laboratories.
10. 
Laundry and cleaning establishments.
11. 
Leather goods fabrication.
12. 
Optical goods manufacturing.
13. 
Paper products manufacturing.
14. 
Sporting goods manufacturing.
15. 
Trailer or mobile home manufacturing.
16. 
Truck yards or terminals.
Any other use which is determined by the Planning Commission to be of the same general character as the above-mentioned uses but not including any use which is first permitted in the "I-2" Heavy Industrial District.
B. 
Coverage. Main and accessory buildings shall not cover more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the site.
C. 
Water Supply And Sewage System. Each lot within an "I-1" Light Industrial Zoning District shall be served by a public water supply and a public sewer system as approved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Gerald and at lot owner's expense.
D. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Sections 405.310 though 405.350 of this Chapter.
E. 
Dimensional Requirements. Minimum width, depth and minimum lot size shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section 405.160 of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §F, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "I-2" Heavy Industrial Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
All uses permitted within an "I-1" Light Industrial District.
2. 
Asphalt mixing plants.
3. 
Food products processing and parking.
4. 
Railway freight yards.
5. 
Ready-mix concrete plants.
6. 
Salvage and/or junk yards.
7. 
Sawmills.
8. 
Storage of petroleum products for distribution in areas beyond the City.
B. 
Coverage. Main and accessory buildings shall not cover more than eighty percent (80%) of the site.
C. 
Parking Regulations. Off-street parking space shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Sections 405.310 through 405.350 of this Chapter.
D. 
Dimensional Requirements. Minimum width, depth and minimum lot size shall be provided in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section 405.160 of this Chapter.
E. 
Water Supply And Sewage System. Each lot within an "I-2" Zoning District shall be served by a public water supply and a public sewer system as approved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Gerald and at lot owner's expense.
[Ord. No. 338 Art. V §G, 11-14-1991]
A. 
Use Regulations. All buildings and land within an "M-1" Mobile Home Zoning District shall be limited to the following uses:
1. 
Mobile homes.
2. 
Accessory buildings customarily incidental and subordinate to the use of mobile homes. Buildings housing such facilities as laundromats, nurseries, etc., and only when such facilities are intended for the use of persons residing within the zoning district.
B. 
Design Standards. The procedure for rezoning of land to a District "M-1", Mobile Home District shall be the same procedure as described in Sections 405.420 and 405.430 of this Chapter. Prior to the rezoning of land to a District "M-1", Mobile Home District, the Planning Commission and the Board of Aldermen must find that a mobile home park plan has been prepared which meets the following design standards:
1. 
A Mobile Home District shall be no less than three (3) acres in total area.
2. 
Each mobile home in a Mobile Home Park District shall occupy a designated space having at least three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet of lot area.
3. 
Each mobile home space shall have a width of at least forty (40) feet, exclusive of parking spaces.
4. 
Each mobile home space shall abut a street within the park. Said street shall be graded and surfaced with not less than four (4) inches of crushed stone or other suitable material on a well compacted sub-base to at least forty (40) feet to back of curb, exclusive of required parking spaces. If at such time the private owner turns street over to the City of Gerald, said street shall be curbed and guttered, before the City of Gerald accepts the street.
5. 
Two (2) off-street parking spaces with not less than four (4) inches of crushed stone or other suitable material on a well compacted sub-base shall be provided for each mobile home space. Required parking spaces may be included within the three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet required for each mobile home space.
6. 
At least two hundred (200) square feet of recreation space for each mobile home space shall be reserved within each mobile home park as common recreation space for the residents of the park. Such areas along with driveways and walkways, shall be adequately lighted and maintained for safety.
7. 
No mobile homes or other structure within a mobile home park shall be closer to each other than twenty (20) feet, except that storage structures for the exclusive use of the mobile home may be closer to the using mobile home than twenty (20) feet.
8. 
No mobile home shall be located closer than twenty (20) feet to the exterior boundary of the park or to a bounding street right-of-way, or ten (10) feet from edge of street. Buildings used for laundry or recreation purposes shall be located no closer than forty (40) feet to the exterior boundary or the right-of-way of a bounding street.
9. 
The Mobile Home Park District and all occupied units located in it must be connected to the municipal water and sewerage systems.
10. 
All mobile homes within a mobile home park must have anchors and/or tie downs and must be completely enclosed with skirting.
11. 
Plans clearly indicating the developers intention to comply with the provisions of this Section shall be submitted to and approved by the Planning Commission. Such plans must be drawn to a scale of not less than one (1) inch equals fifty (50) feet. Such plans must show the area for the proposed Mobile Home Park District; the ownership and use of neighboring practices; all proposed entrances, exits, driveways, walkways, and off- street parking spaces; the location of mobile home spaces, recreation areas and service buildings; and the proposed plan for water supply and sewage disposal. The Planning Commission shall have the authority to impose such reasonable conditions and safeguards on the proposed development as it deems necessary for the protection of adjoining properties and the public interest.
12. 
A densely planted buffer strip, consisting of trees, shrubs, and other plantings at least five (5) feet in height, shall be provided along all rear and side property lines of the park, when it adjoins a residential area. A five (5) foot solid fence may be substituted.
13. 
Any expansion of mobile home parks in existence on the effective date of this Chapter, November 14, 1991, shall comply with the provisions of this Section.
C. 
Compliance. No mobile home shall be placed in a new mobile home park until the streets and other physical improvements shown on the mobile home park plan have been installed. The owner of the mobile home park may submit a Phase Development and Use Plan for approval to the Board of Adjustment. The owner of the mobile home park may complete the construction of one (1) section of the mobile home park and place mobile homes in this completed section provided that the construction is in accordance with the design standards and the approved phase development plan.
[Ord. No. 706 §1, 6-14-2012]
A. 
Multiple-user trash collection containers (i.e. dumpsters) shall not be used within the "M-1" zoning district but for the exception stated in Subsection (B).
B. 
Temporary (roll-off) dumpsters may be used for bulk disposal purposes in the event of a mobile home cleanout. At no time shall said dumpster be present at the property, or within the zoning district, for a period of over twenty-four (24) hours.