City of Aurora, MO
Lawrence County
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[R.O. 1993 § 400.120; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
The following uses shall apply in all "A-1" Agricultural Districts:
1. 
General Description. This District is intended to provide a location for the land situated on the fringe of the City that may be used for agricultural purposes, but may be undergoing urbanization in the foreseeable future. Therefore, the agricultural uses and activities should not be detrimental to urban land uses. It is not intended that this district provide a location for a lower standard of residential, commercial, or industrial development than is authorized in other districts. The types of uses and intensity of use of land as authorized in this district are designed to encourage and protect any agricultural uses until urbanization occurs and the appropriate changes in district classification are made.
2. 
Uses Permitted.
a. 
"Agricultural uses" and their "accessory structures," as defined in Section 400.110, are permitted. No building permits shall be required for structures other than for principal buildings.
b. 
Single-family dwellings on parcels of not less than five (5) acres are permitted.
c. 
A bulletin board or sign not exceeding forty (40) square feet in area advertising the lease, hire or sale of a building or premises is permitted per Section 530.030. The sign or board shall be removed as soon as the premises are leased, hired or sold with the exception of signs being placed within designated City parks being approved by the Aurora Park Board.
3. 
Uses Permitted On Review. The following uses may be permitted in "A-1" Districts upon approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission subject to such conditions and safeguards as the Commission may deem appropriate, or are required elsewhere in this Chapter:
a. 
Churches or similar places of worship, with accessory structures.
b. 
Public and private schools and institutions of higher learning.
c. 
Public parks, public playgrounds, and recreational areas operated by membership organizations for the benefit of their members and not for gain.
d. 
Sign or display, not exceeding two (2) in number, advertising the development of the land on which the sign or display is situated. All signs or displays shall be removed immediately upon completion of the development, but in no case shall they be permitted to remain longer than five (5) years from the date of issuance of the special permit. The type, location, and lighting of the sign or display shall be such as to not be detrimental to the use of adjacent properties, or to restrict sight distances on public streets.
e. 
A cemetery, airport, hospital, or rest home.
f. 
Rodeo or fairgrounds.
g. 
Dog kennels.
h. 
Athletic fields.
i. 
Greenhouses and nurseries.
j. 
Travel-trailer camps subject to compliance with Article IV.
k. 
Veterinarian with appropriate accessory buildings for the stock.
l. 
Any use similar in function or use or purpose to those contained in this section, again subject to review by the Planning and Zoning Commission to ensure conformity to the intent of this Chapter.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.130; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 94-2169 §§ I — II, 11-22-1994; Ord. No. 2000-2424 § 1, 2-22-2000; Ord. No. 2003-2535 § 1, 3-25-2003; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004; Ord. No. 2005-2705 § 1, 1-10-2006; Ord. No. 2006-2720 § 1, 5-9-2006; Ord. No. 2006-2723 § 1, 6-13-2006; Ord. No. 2014-2984 § 1, 3-10-2014; Ord. No. 2014-3005 § 1, 7-14-2014]
A. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Public schools, churches, parks, playgrounds, museums, libraries, recreational or community buildings, fire stations, or other public buildings or uses owned, controlled and operated exclusively by the City of Aurora, the State of Missouri, or the United States shall be permitted.
2. 
Single-family dwellings or private residences, not including mobile homes.
3. 
Accessory buildings, including a private garage, when situated upon the same lot with the main building and not less than sixty (60) feet from the front street line, and in a case of corner lots, no closer to the side street than is permitted for residences on the street; except that a private garage may be constructed as an integral part of the main building, subject to the height, area and building line regulations of the main building shall be permitted. Accessory buildings shall not cover more than twenty percent (20%) of that area of the lot. Accessory buildings shall be limited to one (1) such building per lot. Any additional accessory buildings must be approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council. Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work, which buildings shall be immediately adjacent to said construction work and which buildings shall be removed upon completion or abandonment of the construction are allowed. [Also see Subsection (D) of this Section and Section 400.280, Accessory Buildings.]
[Ord. No. 2016-3095 § 1, 12-13-2016]
4. 
Portable building, for storage only, when situated upon the same lot with the main building and not to exceed the front line of the main structured building, and in a case of corner lots, no closer to the side street than is permitted for residences on the street. Portable buildings shall not cover more than twenty percent (20%) of that area of the lot or be larger in size than twelve (12) feet in width and twenty (20) feet in length. Portable building shall be limited to one (1) such building per lot. Portable building shall meet all the standard building codes for construction of wooden or metal structures. [Also see Subsection (D) of this Section and Section 400.280, Accessory Buildings.]
B. 
Signs. Advertisement signs no larger than four (4) square feet shall be permitted per Section 530.030. Such sign shall be removed when construction, sale or event is completed or within one (1) year of placement with the exception of signs being placed within designated City parks being approved by the Aurora Park Board. Exception: Churches and schools located in residentially zoned area may erect signs approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
C. 
Regulations. In District "R-1," the height of buildings, the minimum dimensions of yards, the minimum lot area, the minimum floor space and garage space permitted upon any lot shall be as follows:
1. 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed two and one-half (2 1/2) stories or thirty-five (35) feet in height, except as provided hereafter.
2. 
Rear Yard. The depth of the rear yard shall be not less than thirty percent (30%) of the depth of the lot or thirty (30) feet, whichever is less.
3. 
Front Yard. There shall be a front yard of not less than twenty-five (25) feet. Exception: unattached, non-enclosed portable carports may be situated within ten (10) feet of the front lot line; all other carports enclosed on more than two (2) sides shall be required to meet twenty-five-foot front line setbacks and all other setback requirements.
4. 
Side Yard. There shall be a side yard on each side of a building not less than ten (10) feet in width, with the exception of corner lots as provided in Subsection (C)(8) herein. Provided this regulation shall not be so interpreted as to reduce the buildable width of a corner lot of record at the time of the passage of this Section on November 22, 1994, not less than sixty-five percent (65%) of the total width of such lot and provided, further, minimum side yard regulations herein must be observed. Accessory buildings on corner lots, where interior lots have been platted on side streets, shall not project beyond the front yard line established on the side street; provided this regulation shall not reduce the buildable width to less than twenty (20) feet. This requirement shall apply to single-family dwellings in all zoning districts.
5. 
Required Lot Area. Every building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved or altered for residence purposes in District "R-1" shall provide a lot area of not less than seven thousand five hundred (7,500) square feet per family or unit with a dimension of not less than seventy (70) feet at the front setback line, not less than forty-five (45) feet at the front lot line and not less than sixty (60) feet at any side building line. This requirement shall apply to all single-family dwellings in all zoning districts, except that nothing shall prevent the use of lots that do not meet the minimum size limitations described in this Subsection, providing the lots or subdivisions were legally platted and adopted by ordinance by the City of Aurora prior to the enacting of this Zoning Ordinance on November 11, 1985. All other limitations listed for offsets, yard requirements, parking, zoning, etc., and any other limitations set by ordinance, Statute or regulatory agencies will still apply.
6. 
House Area Of Floor Space Per Family. Every building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved or altered for residence purposes in District "R-1" shall contain not less than one thousand forty (1,040) square feet of floor space, exclusive of garage or carport, per family. This requirement shall apply to all single-family dwellings in all zoning districts.
7. 
Garage Area Per Lot. In District "R-1," no private garages shall provide storage for more than one (1) vehicle for every two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet of lot area (see off-street parking requirements, Section 400.340). This requirement shall apply to all single-family dwellings in all zoning districts.
8. 
Street Setback. Any buildings on corner lots where interior lots have been platted on a side street shall provide a side yard adjacent to the side street of not less than twenty-five (25) feet from the adjacent side street and frontage street for any building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved or altered for residential purposes, or any accessory building, including private garages.
D. 
Home Occupations.
1. 
None of the provisions of this Chapter shall be construed to prohibit customary home occupations, such as the office of a physician, dentist, surgeon, dressmaker, tailor, musician, artist, beautician, barber or similar activity which does not involve sales at wholesale or retail.
2. 
The following restrictions apply:
a. 
That such uses are located in the dwelling used by a person as his or her private residence.
b. 
That no person, other than an assistant, receptionist or secretary, not a member of the family household is employed on site or reports to work at the site in conduct of the home occupation.
c. 
Nor shall there be external evidence of such operations except an unilluminated sign of not more than two (2) square feet in area used to advertise the same per Section 530.030. Such sign shall be affixed to the structure.
d. 
The house area of flooring space devoted to the establishment of a home occupation shall not be included in the minimum space required [one thousand forty (1,040) square feet] for the residence.
e. 
Only one (1) vehicle may be used for the home occupation, and it shall not exceed one (1) ton in capacity. One (1) trailer only may be used in the conduct of a home occupation, and it shall be stored in an enclosed garage on the premises or stored off site at a location approved for such storage.
f. 
This use shall not generate vehicular or pedestrian traffic in excess of that which is normally associated with residential uses in the same zone.
3. 
The following uses are expressly prohibited as or in conjunction with home occupations:
a. 
Any type of repair or assembly of vehicles or equipment with internal combustion engines (such as autos, motorcycles, scooters, snowmobiles, outboard marine engines, lawn mowers, chain saws, and other small engines), large appliances (such as washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators), or any other work related to automobiles and their parts;
b. 
Dispatch centers or other businesses where employees come to the site and are dispatched to other locations;
c. 
Animal grooming, care, or boarding;
d. 
Retail sales.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.140; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 2000-2424 § 1, 2-22-2000; Ord. No. 2003-2536 § 1, 3-25-2003; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004]
A. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use permitted in District "R-1," including those uses listed in Section 400.130(A)(1) and those home occupations listed in Section 400.130(D), subject to all restrictions applicable to District "R-1."
2. 
Two-family private residences, not including mobile homes.
3. 
Accessory buildings. Same as District "R-1."
4. 
Portable building, for storage only, when situated upon the same lot with the main building and not to exceed the front line of the main structured building, and in a case of corner lots, no closer to the side street than is permitted for residences on the street. Portable buildings shall not cover more than twenty percent (20%) of that area of the lot or be larger in size than twelve (12) feet in width and twenty (20) feet in length. Portable building shall be limited to one (1) such building per lot. Portable building shall meet all the standard Building Codes for construction of wooden or metal structures. [Also see Subsection (D) of this Section and Section 400.280, Accessory Buildings.]
B. 
Regulations. In District "R-2," the height of buildings, the minimum dimensions of yards and the minimum lot area per family permitted upon any lot shall be as follows:
1. 
Height. Same as District "R-1."
2. 
Rear Yard. Same as District "R-1."
3. 
Front Yard. Same as District "R-1."
4. 
Side Yard. Same as District "R-1."
5. 
Home Occupations. Same as District "R-1."
6. 
Required Lot Area. Every building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved or altered for residence purposes in District "R-2" shall provide a lot area of not less than seven thousand five hundred (7,500) square feet per family in single-family dwellings and three thousand seven hundred fifty (3,750) square feet per family in two-family dwellings. Frontage at front setback line shall not be less than seventy (70) feet. Dimensions at any side building line shall not be less than sixty (60) feet, except that nothing shall prevent the use of lots that do not meet the minimum size limitations described in this Subsection, providing the lots or subdivisions were legally platted and adopted by ordinance by the City of Aurora prior to the enacting of this Zoning Ordinance on November 11, 1985. All other limitations listed for offsets, yard requirements, parking, zoning, etc., and any other limitations set by ordinance, Statute or regulatory agencies will still apply.
7. 
House Area Or Floor Space Per Family. Every two-family building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved, or altered for residence purposes in District "R-2" shall contain not less than eight hundred (800) square feet of floor space per family, exclusive of garage or carport.
8. 
Garage Area Per Lot. In District "R-2," no private garage shall provide space for storage for more than one (1) vehicle for each fifteen hundred (1500) square feet of lot area (see off-street parking requirements, Section 400.340).
C. 
Signs. Same as "R-1."
[R.O. 1993 § 400.150; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 93-2121 § 2, 9-13-1993; Ord. No. 96-2224 § 1, 3-12-1996; Ord. No. 2000-2424 § 1, 2-22-2000; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004]
A. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use specified in Districts "R-1" and "R-2" subject to all restrictions applicable thereto.
2. 
Multiple-family dwelling, apartment house.
3. 
Rooming house or boardinghouse.
4. 
Institution of an educational, philanthropic or eleemosynary nature.
5. 
Accessory buildings. Same as District "R-1."
6. 
Portable building, for storage only, when situated upon the same lot with the main building and not to exceed the front line of the main structured building, and in a case of corner lots, no closer to the side street than is permitted for residences on the street. Portable buildings shall not cover more than twenty percent (20%) of that area of the lot or be larger in size than twelve (12) feet in width and twenty (20) feet in length. Portable building shall be limited to one (1) such building per lot. Portable building shall meet all the standard Building Codes for construction of wooden or metal structures. [Also see Subsection (D) of this Section and Section 400.280, Accessory Buildings.]
B. 
Additional Uses Permitted On Review. The following uses may be approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission, subject to such additional conditions and safeguards as they may deem appropriate:
1. 
Child care center, subject to the provisions of Section 400.360.
2. 
Nursing home, home for the aged, or group home.
3. 
Athletic Fields, Privately Owned And Operated. Said facilities, upon approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission shall be allowed to erect appropriate physical accommodations, including lighting and advertising billboards or signs, and concession facilities.
C. 
Regulations.
1. 
Building Height. Three (3) stories, but not exceeding forty (40) feet.
2. 
Required Lot Area. No dwelling shall be established on a lot having an area or width less than that specified for single-family residences in "R-1" Districts; provided, however, that each dwelling shall be located on a lot having an additional area of one thousand (1,000) square feet per family over two (2) families. This requirement shall apply to all multifamily dwellings in all zoning districts.
3. 
Percentage Of Lot Coverage. All buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than forty percent (40%) of the area of the lot.
4. 
Yards Required. Yards of the following minimum depths shall be provided:
a. 
Front Yard. Twenty-five (25) feet.
b. 
Side Yards. Fifteen (15) feet.
c. 
Rear Yard. Not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
5. 
House Area Or Floor Space Per Family. Single- or two-family residences established in an "R-3" District shall comply with the requirements for such dwellings in Districts "R-1" and "R-2." Every multifamily building or portion of building hereafter erected, moved, or altered for residential purposes in District "R-3" shall contain not less than six hundred (600) square feet of floor space, exclusive of garage or carport, per family or unit occupant.
6. 
Distance Between Buildings On Same Plot. No principal building shall be closer to any other principal building than the average of the heights of said buildings.
7. 
Automobile Storage Or Parking Space. No garage is required for multiple-family dwellings; however, there shall be provided off-street automobile storage or parking space equal to not less than two (2) spaces or four hundred (400) square feet for each dwelling unit; provided, however, that no front yard shall be used for the open air parking or storage of any motor vehicle. No private garage shall provide for storage of more than one (1) vehicle for each fifteen hundred (1,500) square feet of lot area (see off-street parking requirements, Section 400.340).
8. 
Home Occupations. Same as District "R-1."
D. 
Additional Regulations.
1. 
No expansion or conversion of existing structures shall be permitted except on the basis of a detailed site plan to be approved by the City Council, showing the relationship of yards, off-street parking, and other open spaces, to surrounding property, and shall comply with these regulations as in the case of new construction.
2. 
If the City Council believes proof of financial responsibility of the applicant or developer is in the best interest of the City of Aurora, the Council may require such applicant to submit such proof.
3. 
Any development of a "G-1" Planned Multiple Dwelling District as well as all other development within the City of Aurora shall be subject to all of the terms, conditions and requirements of the Subdivision Ordinance (Chapter 410 of this Code) of the City of Aurora and all of the terms and provisions thereof.
4. 
The City Council may vary or modify the requirements of this Section, the strict enforcement of which would entail unusual or real difficulties in carrying out the intent of this Title.
E. 
Signs. Same as "R-1."
[R.O. 1993 § 400.160; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985]
All buildings and land within an "MHP" District shall be limited to all minimum standards for mobile home parks established by ordinance in the City of Aurora.
[1]
Cross Reference: See Ch. 525 as to Mobile Home Parks.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.170; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985]
The owner or owners of any assembled properties comprising an area of three (3) acres or more may submit to the Planning and Zoning Commission a plan for the use and development of this land for mixed dwelling purposes or for townhouses, cluster residential development, or other innovative housing concepts, subject to existing subdivision regulations and other applicable ordinances and regulations [see Section 400.430 (F), Amendments Involving A Planned Development District].
[R.O. 1993 § 400.180; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
Purpose. This District is intended to provide professional or service offices for the general population of the City of Aurora.
B. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use permitted in Districts "R-1," "R-2," or "R-3," including those permitted on review, if approved.
2. 
Office buildings to be used only for the administrative functions of groups, companies, corporations, social or philanthropic organizations or societies.
3. 
Other offices such as:
a. 
Accountants;
b. 
Architects and engineers;
c. 
Brokers;
d. 
Dentists;
e. 
Lawyers;
f. 
Physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, optometrists, and others of the healing arts;
g. 
Real estate and insurance.
C. 
Regulations.
1. 
No merchandise shall be displayed or handled except inside the buildings. No equipment or vehicles other than those utilized daily shall be stored on the premises.
2. 
A nameplate and sign relating only to the occupations practiced therein are allowed per Section 530.030. No lighted or flashing signs shall be permitted. Any nameplate or sign shall be permanently affixed to the structure.
3. 
In District "C-O," the height of buildings, the minimum dimensions of yards and the minimum lot requirements permitted on any lot shall be as follows:
a. 
Height. Three (3) stories, but not exceeding forty (40) feet.
b. 
Rear Yard. The depth of the rear yard shall be not less than twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot; provided such depth need not be more than twenty (20) feet.
c. 
Front Yard. The front yard need be of no greater depth than the least depth established by an adjacent district or twenty-five (25) feet, as applicable.
d. 
Side Yard. There shall be a side yard on each side of a building in this district of not less than seven (7) feet for single-story structures, and ten (10) feet for two- or three-story structures.
4. 
Floor Space. There shall be a minimum of eight hundred (800) square feet of floor space provided per structure except that structures designed, erected, or intended for use as a residence shall comply with the requirements for the intended use.
5. 
Automobile Storage Or Parking Space. One (1) off-street parking space shall be provided for each two hundred (200) square feet of floor space except that medical facilities shall provide not less than one (1) off-street parking space for each one hundred fifty (150) square feet of floor space (see off-street parking requirements, Section 400.340).
6. 
Materials. In District "C-O," no building used, designed, or intended to be used shall be hereafter erected, moved, altered, or structurally changed unless the building shall meet the requirements set forth in the Building Code for Fire Zone II except that this requirement shall not apply to structures used principally for residential purposes.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.190; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
Purpose. This District is intended to provide retail and service establishments serving primarily the local neighborhood and to provide retail space for activities serving the general community.
B. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use permitted, in Districts "R-1," "R-2," "R-3," and "C-O," including those permitted on review, if approved.
2. 
Auto sales, excluding repair facilities.
3. 
Banks or other financial institutions.
4. 
Bakeries employing not more than five (5) persons each.
5. 
Cleaning, pressing and dyeing plants employing not more than five (5) persons each; provided that only non-explosive cleaning fluids shall be used.
6. 
Food service establishments, including drive-in service.
7. 
Beauty shops or barbershops.
8. 
Newspaper, magazine, or book publishing, including job printing.
9. 
Mortuaries or funeral homes.
10. 
General business offices.
11. 
Stores and shops for the sale of products at retail only.
12. 
Studios or broadcasting facilities (no towers).
13. 
Theaters or moving picture shows.
14. 
Shops for custom work or the manufacture of articles to be sold at retail on the premises; provided that in such manufacture total mechanical power shall not exceed five (5) horsepower for the operation of any shop and provided that the space occupied by the manufacturing use permitted herein shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total floor area of the entire building or the equivalent of the ground floor area thereof and provided, further, that such manufacturing use is not noxious or offensive by reason of vibrations, noise, or emission of odor, dust, smoke, or gas.
15. 
Such accessory retail, professional, or service uses that are necessary for convenience of residential districts subject to the review by the Planning and Zoning Commission to ensure conformity to the intent of the ordinance.
C. 
Regulations.
1. 
Signs. A nameplate and sign relating only to the use of the store and premises or to products sold on the premises is permitted per Section 530.030. Lighted signs of flashing or intermittent type shall be prohibited; provided, however, that this shall not prevent the use of animated or lighted signs located entirely within the building which can be seen only from the street side of the building.
2. 
Height. Same as District "R-3."
3. 
Rear Yard. The depth of the rear yard shall be not less than twenty percent (20%) of the depth of the lot; provided such depth need not be more than a total of twenty (20) feet.
4. 
Front Yard. The front yard need be of no greater depth than the least depth established by existing buildings in District "C-1" within the same block and fronts upon the same street which may be adjacent to Districts "R-1," "R-2," and "R-3"; and if no lot within said District "C-1" is occupied by a building with a front yard of less depth than that required in Districts "R-1," "R-2," and "R-3," adjoining them, the front yard requirements of such adjoining Districts "R-1," "R-2," and "R-3" shall likewise be applicable to such portion of District "C-1."
5. 
Side Yards. There shall be a side yard of not less than five (5) feet width on each side of a building used exclusively for multiresidential purposes. Otherwise no side yard is required except fifteen (15) feet when a business is adjacent to any residential district.
6. 
Lot Area And Garage Area Required. Every building or portion of a building hereafter erected, moved, or altered for residential purposes in District "C-1" shall provide a lot area and garage area of not less than is required in District "R-3" for multifamily use.
7. 
Materials. In District "C-1," no building used, designed, or intended to be used shall be hereafter erected, moved, altered or structurally changed unless the building shall meet the requirements set forth in the Building Code for Fire Zone II; except that this provision shall not apply to buildings used, designed, or intended for uses as enumerated herein for Districts "R-1," "R-2," and "R-3," which are constructed, erected, moved, or altered in District "C-1."
8. 
Off-Street Parking. See Section 400.340.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.200; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 97-2286 § 2, 8-26-1997; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
Purpose. This District is intended to provide retail and service establishments serving the central business district and to provide space for activities serving the general population of Aurora.
B. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use permitted in Districts "C-O" or "C-1," except that in public garages, no repair facilities shall be maintained on the front portion of the lot, or in the front portion of the first story of the building within thirty (30) feet of the front street.
2. 
Awning manufacture.
3. 
Billboards and advertising signs.
4. 
Department, variety, discount, or specialty stores.
5. 
Laundries employing more than five (5) persons each.
6. 
Manufacture of products to be sold at retail upon the premises; provided such use is not noxious or offensive by reason of emission of vibration, smoke, dust, gas, or noise.
7. 
Automobile or light truck sales.
8. 
Radio or television broadcasting stations.
9. 
Storage in bulk of, or warehouse for, such material as household goods, clothing, drugs, glass, dry goods, furniture, hardware, groceries, millinery, pipe, rubber, shop supplies, and tobacco.
10. 
Hotels or motels.
11. 
Bottling operations.
12. 
Wholesale sales rooms and storage.
13. 
Gasoline filling stations.
14. 
Accessory wholesale and service uses necessary to the convenience of the general public subject to conditions deemed appropriate by the Planning and Zoning Commission to ensure conformity to the intent of this Chapter.
15. 
Any other store or shop for retail trade or for rendering personal, professional, or business service which does not produce more noise, odor, dust, vibration, blast or traffic than those enumerated above.
16. 
Any retail use or business not included in Districts "C-O," "C-1," or "C-2" may be established; provided its use is not obnoxious or offensive by reason of vibration, noise, odor, dust, smoke, or gas and subject to conditions deemed appropriate by the Planning and Zoning Commission to ensure conformity to the intent of this Chapter. Such operations include:
a. 
Commercial greenhouses or nurseries.
b. 
Farm implement sales and service.
c. 
Boat or marine sales and service.
d. 
Bowling alley or recreation center.
e. 
Animal hospital or veterinary clinic.
f. 
Travel trailer camp.
g. 
Lumberyards or building material sales.
h. 
Storage yard for heavy equipment.
i. 
Trucking operations.
j. 
Storage and sales of grain, feed, or fuel.
17. 
Manufacture of products allowed in "M-1" Light Industrial District, subject to a special use permit. In no case shall a special use permit under this Subsection be approved for new structures.
C. 
Regulations.
1. 
Height. No building hereafter erected or structurally altered shall exceed eight (8) stories or one hundred (100) feet in height, except as provided hereinafter.
2. 
Front Yard. For buildings or portions of buildings used for residential purposes, fifteen (15) feet. No front yard required on other buildings.
3. 
Rear Yard. For buildings or portions of buildings used for residential purposes, fifteen (15) feet. No rear yard required on other buildings.
4. 
Side Yards. There shall be a side yard on each side of a building used exclusively for residential purposes not less than five (5) feet in width; provided this width shall be increased one (1) inch for each foot of height of building above thirty-five (35) feet, except fifteen (15) feet when a business is adjacent to a residential district; otherwise no side yard is required.
5. 
Lot Area Per Family. Every family or portion of building hereafter erected, moved, or altered for multifamily residential purposes in District "C-2" shall provide a lot area of not less than five hundred (500) square feet per family.
6. 
Garage Area Per Family. See off-street parking requirements, Section 400.340.
7. 
Materials. Same as in District "C-1."
8. 
Parking And Loading Regulations. See the supplemental regulations on off-street automobile and vehicle parking and loading, Section 400.340.
9. 
Signs. A nameplate and sign relating only to the use of the store and premises or to products sold on the premises is permitted per Section 530.030. Lighted signs of flashing or intermittent type shall be reviewed and approved or disapproved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. This shall not prevent the use of animated or lighted signs located entirely within the building which can be seen only from the street side of the building.
D. 
Provisions.
1. 
All open storage and display of merchandise, material, and equipment shall be so screened by ornamental fencing or evergreen planting that it cannot be seen by a person standing on the ground in a residential district when located to the side or rear of the lot on which said open storage or display occurs; provided, however, that screening shall not be required, in excess of seven (7) feet in height. All planting shall be kept neatly trimmed and maintained in good condition at all times. Merchandise and materials which are not completely assembled or which are not immediately and actively being offered for sale shall, in addition to complying with the above screening requirements, be so screened by ornamental fences or evergreen planting or by permanent buildings that it cannot be seen from a public street.
2. 
All yards unoccupied with buildings or merchandise or used as trafficways shall be landscaped with grass and shrubs and maintained in good condition the year round.
3. 
All of the lot used for parking of vehicles, for the storage and display of merchandise and all driveways used for vehicle ingress and egress shall be paved and maintained in such a manner that no dust will be produced by continued use.
4. 
All servicing of vehicles and assembly of equipment carried on as an incidental part of the sales operation shall be conducted within a completely enclosed building.
5. 
Driveways used for ingress and egress shall not exceed twenty-five (25) feet, in width, exclusive of curb returns.
6. 
Outdoor lighting, when provided, shall have an arrangement of reflectors and an intensity of lighting which will not interfere with adjacent streets, and shall not be a flashing or intermittent type.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.201; Ord. No. 96-2251 § 2, 10-22-1996; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
Purpose. This district is intended to provide retail and service establishments serving the central business district and to provide space for activities serving the general population of Aurora; and is intended to allow for the sale of mobile homes for the general population of the City of Aurora and outlying areas.
B. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any use permitted in Districts "C-O," "C-1," or "C-2," except that in public garages, no repair facilities shall be maintained on the front portion of the lot, or in the front portion of the first story of the building within thirty (30) feet of the front street.
2. 
Mobile home sales.
C. 
Regulations. Regulations are the same as set forth in Section 400.200, District "C-2."
1. 
Signs. A nameplate and sign relating only to the use of the store and premises or to products sold on the premises is permitted per Section 530.030. Lighted signs of flashing or intermittent type shall be reviewed and approved or disapproved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. This shall not prevent the use of animated or lighted signs located entirely within the building which can be seen only from the street side of the building.
D. 
Provisions.
1. 
All open storage and display of merchandise, material, and equipment shall be so screened by ornamental fencing or evergreen planting that it cannot be seen by a person standing on the ground in a residential district when located to the side or rear of the lot on which said open storage or display occurs; provided, however, that screening shall not be required, in excess of seven (7) feet in height. All planting shall be kept neatly trimmed and maintained in good condition at all times. Merchandise and materials which are not completely assembled or which are not immediately and actively being offered for sale shall, in addition to complying with the above screening requirements, be so screened by ornamental fences or evergreen planting or by permanent buildings that it cannot be seen from a public street.
2. 
All yards unoccupied with buildings or merchandise or used as trafficways shall be landscaped with grass and shrubs and maintained in good condition the year round.
3. 
All servicing of vehicles and assembly of equipment carried on as an incidental part of the sales operation shall be conducted within a completely enclosed building.
4. 
Outdoor lighting, when provided, shall have an arrangement of reflectors and an intensity of lighting which will not interfere with adjacent streets, and shall not be a flashing or intermittent type.
5. 
The width of driveways used for ingress and egress shall be approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
6. 
All customer parking areas shall be paved; all other display areas shall be graveled and treated with a dust abatement product to be approved by the City.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.210; Ord. No. 85-1897, App. B § III, 11-11-1985]
A. 
In General. A bond commitment equal to one and one half (1 1/2) times the estimated cost of curb and gutter, paving, sewer hookup, and storm drainage, and extension of other utility connections in an amount approved by the City Council shall be posted prior to approval of any shopping center development. The estimated time required for the entire construction shall be submitted together with the bond commitment on the date the proposal is submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission for approval. [Also see Section 400.430(F), Amendments Involving A Planned Development District.]
B. 
General Description. This Commercial District is intended for a unified grouping in one (1) or more buildings of retail shops and stores that provide for the regular needs and are for the convenience of the people residing in the adjacent residential neighborhoods. It is intended that the planned shopping center be developed as a unit, with adequate off-street parking space for customers and employees, and with appropriate landscaping and screening materials.
C. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Property and buildings in a "C-P" Planned Shopping Center District shall be used only for the uses enumerated below; provided, however, that these uses shall be located in a unified shopping center which shall have not less than five (5) shops and stores, at least one (1) of which shall be a major outlet of not less than seven thousand five hundred (7,500) square feet of gross floor area. The shops and stores of the shopping center shall have a combined total gross floor area of not less than fifteen thousand (15,000) square feet.
2. 
Any of the following uses may be permitted:
Antique shop
Apparel store-family, men or women
Appliance store
Automobile parking lot
Bakery goods store
Bank
Barbershop
Beauty shop
Book or stationery store
Camera shop
Candy shop
Cleaning and pressing collection station
Dairy products or ice cream store
Delicatessen
Drugstore
Florist shop
Furniture store
Gift shop
Grocery store
Hardware store
Help-yourself laundry
Jewelry store
Meat market
Medical facility
Music store
Newspaper or magazine sales
Notions store
Office supply store
Paint and decorating shop
Pharmacy
Photography studio
Radio and television sales and service
Restaurant
Sewing machine sales and service
Shoe store or shoe repair shop
Specialty shop
Supermarket
Tailor shop
Toy store
Variety store
3. 
Office Uses. Provided, however, that the total gross floor area of all office uses, exclusive of those listed in Subsection (C)(2) above, shall not exceed twenty percent (20%) of the gross floor area of the shopping center.
4. 
Gasoline service or filling station which shall be planned as an integral part of the center, but may be constructed in advance.
5. 
Advertising signs must relate to the shopping center, the stores and shop and products sold therein. All advertising signs and structures shall be designed as an integral part of the shopping center development and shall be harmonious with the other features of the center.
6. 
Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to the above uses.
D. 
Regulations.
1. 
Minimum Area. The parcel of land on which a planned shopping center is located shall not be less than three (3) acres in area.
2. 
Yards. It is intended that the grouping of the buildings and parking area be designed to protect, insofar as possible, adjacent residential areas, and that ornamental screening from noise and light be provided where necessary; provided, however, that in no case shall the design of the shopping center provide less than the following standards:
a. 
All buildings shall set back from all street rights-of-way lines not less than twenty-five (25) feet.
b. 
On the side of a lot adjoining a dwelling district, there shall be a side yard of not less than twenty (20) feet.
c. 
There shall be a rear yard, alley, service court, or combination thereof, of not less than twenty (20) feet in width, and all of the service area of all buildings shall be completely screened from public view with permanent ornamental screening materials.
3. 
Coverage. Buildings shall not cover more than twenty percent (20%) of the site on which the shopping center is located.
4. 
Height Regulations. No building shall exceed two and one-half (2 1/2) stories, or thirty-five (35) feet in height.
5. 
Common Parking. Off-street parking requirements set forth in Section 400.340 may be complied with by providing a permanent common off-street parking facility for all the uses within the shopping center; provided that the lot contains the requisite number of spaces for each use. The total number of spaces provided shall not be less than the sum of the individual requirements; provided, however, that in no case shall the amount of off-street parking area, including driveways, required for ingress and egress and circulation be less than two and one-half (2 1/2) times the gross floor area of the shopping center. (See off-street parking regulations, Section 400.340.)
[R.O. 1993 § 400.220; Ord. No. 85-1897 App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004]
A. 
General Description. This Industrial District is intended primarily for the conduct of light manufacturing, assembling and fabrication, and for warehousing, wholesale, and service uses. These operations do not depend primarily on frequent personal visits of customers or clients, but may require good accessibility to major rail, air, or street transportation routes.
B. 
Uses Prohibited. Those uses are prohibited which may be obnoxious or offensive by reason of emission of odor, dust, smoke, gas, glare, noise, or disposal of waste materials.
C. 
Uses Permitted.
1. 
Any of the following uses:
a. 
Agricultural, commercial, and multiple-family uses permitted, including those permitted on review, if approved.
b. 
Building materials sales yard, and lumberyard, including the sale of rock, sand, gravel, and the like as an incidental part of the main business, but not including a concrete batch plant or transit mix plant.
c. 
Contractor's equipment storage yard or plant, or rental of equipment commonly used by contractors.
d. 
Freighting or trucking yard or terminal.
e. 
Oil field equipment storage yard.
f. 
Public utility service yard or electrical receiving or transforming station.
g. 
Sale barn for livestock.
2. 
The following uses when conducted within a completely enclosed building:
a. 
The manufacture, compounding, processing, packaging, or treatment of such products as bakery goods, candy, cosmetics, dairy products, drugs, perfumes, pharmaceuticals, soaps, toiletries, and food products.
b. 
The manufacture, compounding, assembling, or treatment of articles or merchandise from the following previously prepared materials: bone, cellophane, canvas, cloth, cork, feathers, felt, fiber, fur, glass, hair, horn, leather, paper, plastics, precious, and semiprecious metals or stone, shell, textiles, tobacco, wood, yarn, and paint not employing a boiling process.
c. 
The manufacture of pottery and figurines or other similar ceramic products, using only previously pulverized clay and kilns fired only by electricity or gas.
d. 
The manufacture and maintenance of electric and neon signs, commercial advertising structures, light sheet metal products, including heating and ventilating ducts, and equipment, metal buildings, wood buildings, and wood products.
e. 
Manufacture of musical instruments, toys, novelties.
f. 
Automobile assembling, painting, upholstering, rebuilding, reconditioning, body and fender works, truck repairing and overhauling, tire retreading or recapping and battery manufacture.
g. 
Blacksmith shop and machine shop, excluding punch presses over twenty (20) tons rated capacity, drop hammers, and automatic screw machines.
h. 
Foundry casting lightweight non-ferrous metal not causing noxious fumes or odors.
i. 
Assembly of electrical appliances, electronic instruments and devices, radios and phonographs, including the manufacture of small parts only, such as coils, condensers, transformers, crystal holders, and the like.
j. 
Wholesale storage or manufacture of alcoholic beverages or non-alcoholic beverages.
3. 
Buildings, structures, and uses which are customarily incidental to any of the above uses.
4. 
The uses permitted under this Section shall be conducted in such a manner that no noxious odor, noise, fumes, or dust will be emitted beyond the property line of the lot on which the use is located. No use shall be permitted or so operated as to produce or emit:
a. 
Smoke or particulate matter of a Number 1 or darker on the Ringelmann Chart.
b. 
Dust, fly ash, radiation, gases, heat, glare, or other effects which are obviously injurious to humans or property at the property line.
c. 
Vibrations or perceptible concussion with instruments at the property line.
d. 
The noise level shall not exceed the following levels, at any point along the property line:
Octave Band
(CPS)
Maximum Level
(db)
0 to 75
55
75 to 1,200
40
1,200 to 4,800
25
Above 4,800
22
e. 
Industrial wastes shall be of a quantity and nature as to not overburden the public sewage disposal facilities or cause odor and unsanitary effects beyond the property line.
D. 
Regulations.
1. 
Height Regulations. Fifty (50) feet.
2. 
Percentage Of Lot Coverage. All buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not cover more than sixty percent (60%) of the lot.
3. 
Yard Requirements. Front yard: twenty-five (25) feet; rear yard: ten (10) feet.
4. 
Off-Street Parking And Loading Facilities. See supplemental regulations on off-street automobile and vehicle parking and loading, Section 400.340.
5. 
Outside Storage Of Equipment And Materials. No article or material permitted in this district shall be kept, stored, or displayed outside the confines of a building unless it be so screened by fences, walls, or planting that it cannot be seen from adjoining public streets or adjacent lots when viewed by a person standing on ground level.
6. 
Signs. A nameplate and sign relating only to the use of the store and premises or to products sold on the premises is permitted per Section 530.030. Lighted signs of flashing or intermittent type shall be reviewed and approved or disapproved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. This shall not prevent the use of animated or lighted signs located entirely within the building which can be seen only from the street side of the building.
E. 
Application. A written application shall be filed with the City Planning and Zoning Commission for approval of any contemplated use within said district; said application shall be accompanied by the following information:
1. 
A plot plan indicating the location of present and proposed buildings, driveways, parking lots, and other necessary use.
2. 
Preliminary architectural plans for the proposed building or buildings.
3. 
An estimation of the maximum number of employees for the proposed development and the number of shifts during which they would work.
4. 
Any other information the City Planning and Zoning Commission may need to adequately consider the effect that the proposed uses may have upon their environment and on the cost of providing municipal services to the area.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.230; Ord. No. 85-1897 App. B § III, 11-11-1985; Ord. No. 95-2173 § 1, 2-14-1995; Ord. No. 2004-2592 § 1, 5-25-2004; Ord. No. 2004-2600 § 1, 6-22-2004; Ord. No. 2005-2698 § 1, 11-8-2005]
A. 
General Description. This industrial district is intended to provide for heavy industrial use not otherwise provided for in the districts established by this Chapter. The intensity of uses permitted in this district makes it desirable that they be located downwind and separated from residential and commercial uses whenever possible.
B. 
Uses Prohibited. No residences or other places of habitation are permitted, nor shall any schools, churches or hospitals be permitted.
C. 
Uses Permitted. A building or premises may be used for any purpose not otherwise prohibited by law; provided, however, that no building or occupancy permits will be issued for any use until and unless the location of such use shall have been approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Some examples are:
1. 
Acid or chemical manufacture or processes.
2. 
Cement, lime, gypsum or plaster of Paris manufacture, including concrete batch plant or transit mix plant.
3. 
Explosives manufacture or wholesale storage of explosives.
4. 
Gas manufacture or storage.
5. 
Petroleum or its products, refining of.
6. 
Wholesale or bulk storage of gasoline, propane or butane, or other petroleum products.
7. 
Uses permitted in "M-1" District and not specifically prohibited herein.
D. 
Uses Permitted On Review. The following uses may be reviewed and approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission, subject to such additional conditions and safeguards as it may deem appropriate:
1. 
Automobile salvage yard or junk yard.
2. 
Building materials salvage yard.
3. 
Junk yard or salvage yard of any kind.
4. 
Public or private refuse dumps and landfills.
5. 
Scrap metal storage yard.
Property and buildings in the "M-2" District, when used for the above purposes, shall have the uses thereon conducted in such a manner that all operations, display or storage of materials shall be screened by ornamental fences, walls and/or permanent evergreen planting so that it cannot be seen from a public street.
E. 
Regulations.
1. 
Front And Side Yards. Same as "M-1" District.
2. 
Rear Yard. When a building is to be serviced from the rear, there shall be provided an alleyway, service court or rear yard of not less than thirty (30) feet in width to provide for maneuvering of service vehicles. If service is not required, ten (10) feet shall be provided.
3. 
Height Regulations. Maximum height of two hundred fifty (250) feet.
4. 
Parking And Loading Regulations. See Section 400.340.
5. 
Materials. Same as in District "M-1."
6. 
Signs. A nameplate and sign relating only to the use of the store and premises or to products sold on the premises is permitted per Section 530.030. Lighted signs of flashing or intermittent type shall be reviewed and approved or disapproved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. This shall not prevent the use of animated or lighted signs located entirely within the building which can be seen only from the street side of the building.
[R.O. 1993 § 400.235; Ord. No. 99-2366 § 2, 1-26-1999]
A. 
Purpose. The purpose of District "AE" is to identify and prescribe specific requirements and conditions for the location of certain defined adult entertainment activities. The district is designed as an overlay district in a certain zoning district. Adult entertainment uses do not occur on a frequent basis and require separate and specifically designed regulations for their development. Such adult entertainment uses are recognized as having serious objectionable operational characteristics, particularly if several of such uses are concentrated, thereby having a deleterious effect upon adjacent areas. The location of such uses has an additional deleterious effect upon adjacent areas and could contribute to the blighting and downgrading of the surrounding neighborhood. The special regulations of adult entertainment uses is necessary to ensure that the adverse effect of such uses will not contribute to the blighting or downgrading of surrounding neighborhood, whether residential or non-residential, by location or concentration and to ensure the stability of such neighborhoods.
B. 
Definitions. As used in this Section the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
ADULT BOOKSTORE
An establishment having as a substantial or significant portion of its stock-in-trade, books, photographs, magazines, films for sale or viewing on the premises by use of motion picture devices or other coin-operated means, or other periodicals which are distinguished or characterized by their principal emphasis on matters depicting, describing or relating to specific sexual activities, as said term is defined herein.
ADULT ENTERTAINMENT FACILITY
Any building, structure or facility which contains or is used for commercial entertainment, including theaters used for presenting live presentations, videotapes or film (predominantly distinguished or characterized by their principal emphasis) on matters depicting, describing, or relating to specified sexual activities, as said term is defined herein, and exotic dance facilities (regardless of whether the theater or facility provides a live presentation, videotape or film presentation), where the patrons either (1) engage in personal contact with or allow personal contact by employees, devices or equipment or by personnel provided by the establishment which appeals to the prurient interest of the patrons, or (2) observe any live presentation, videotape or film presentation of persons wholly or partially nude with their genitals or pubic region exposed or covered only with transparent or opaque covering or, in the case of female persons, with the areola and nipple of the breast exposed or covered only with transparent or opaque covering or to observe specified sexual activities, as said term is defined herein.
BATHHOUSE
An establishment or business which provides the services of baths of all kinds, including all forms and methods of hydrotherapy, unless operated by a medical practitioner or professional physical therapist licensed by the State.
DAY-CARE FACILITY
An establishment or business, which provides supervision of facilities for preschool children or provides before- or after-school or summer care for school-age children.
MODELING STUDIO
An establishment or business distinguished or characterized by their principal emphasis being the providing of services of modeling for the purpose of reproducing the human body wholly or partially nude by means of photography, painting, sketching, drawing, or otherwise.
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
A building, which is primarily designed and devoted for human habitation, excluding motels and hotels.
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
For the purpose of this Section, areas zoned for residential use are defined as Districts "R-1," "R-2," "R-3" and "MHP."
SPECIFIED SEXUAL ACTIVITIES
Sexual conduct, being acts of masturbation, homosexuality, sexual intercourse or physical contact with a person's unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person be a female, her breasts; sexual excitement, being the condition of human male or female sadomasochistic abuse, being flagellation or torture by or upon a person or the condition of being fettered, bound or otherwise physically restrained.
C. 
An Overlay District "AE" — Establishment. An Overlay District "AE" shall be established as follows:
1. 
District "AE" shall be established, provided that the City Planning and Zoning Commission shall recommend and the City Council shall find that the proposed District "AE" meets all of the requirements without exception described in Subsections (A), (B) and (C) herein and further that the proposed use to be constructed and/or operated will neither negatively impact nor materially injure property within one thousand (1,000) feet of the proposed district boundaries.
2. 
No District "AE" shall be established without the submission and approval of a site development plan. Failure to comply with the plan so approved and established as part of the District "AE" shall be deemed to be a violation of this Section.
3. 
A District "AE" shall be established as an overlay zone and only in District "M-2," General Industrial.
4. 
A District "AE" shall be established only if the boundaries of the district are a minimum of one thousand (1,000) feet from any church or place of worship, day-care facility, park, educational institution, library, museum, community center, residential district, children's amusement park or residential building.
D. 
Location And Site Requirements Within District "AE." Massage shops without State licensing are prohibited in any zoning area within the incorporated City of Aurora. Any adult bookstore, adult entertainment facility, bathhouse, or modeling studio shall meet the following location and site requirements:
1. 
No more than two (2) of such uses shall be located within one thousand (1,000) feet of each other as measured in a straight line from the lot line of the affected properties.
2. 
The property on which such use is located shall have a minimum of fifty (50) feet of street frontage.
3. 
The property on which the use is located shall be screened by a solid masonry wall at least six (6) feet in height along the side and rear property lines.
4. 
The facility on which the use is located and the parking for such facility shall have a front yard setback of twenty (20) feet, a side yard setback of ten (10) feet, and a rear yard setback of ten (10) feet.
5. 
The parking requirement as provided in Section 400.340 shall be met.
6. 
If the parking and maneuvering space of any parking lot exceeds seventy-five hundred (7,500) square feet, at least five percent (5%) of the lot area shall be maintained as landscaped area; provided that a credit toward the overall required landscaped area may be provided if the landscaping provides for trees either at least fifteen (15) feet in height or at least three (3) inches in diameter for each two thousand (2,000) square feet of required landscaped parking area. Additionally, fifteen percent (15%) of the entire lot area, including parking area, shall be maintained as an open landscaped area with a twenty-foot landscape buffer along all street frontages.
7. 
The facility in which the use is located shall be designed in such a fashion that all openings, entries and windows prevent view into such facilities from any pedestrian sidewalk, walkway, street or other public area.
8. 
The facility in which such a use is located shall be limited to one (1) wall-mounted sign no greater than one (1) square foot of a sign area per linear foot of wall length, not to exceed a total of fifty (50) square feet; said sign shall not flash, blink or move by mechanical means and shall not extend above the roofline of the building. Further, no merchandise or pictures of products or entertainment on the premises shall be displayed in window areas or any area where such merchandise or pictures can be viewed from the sidewalk in front of the building. No flashing lights and/or lighting which leaves the impression of motion or movement shall be permitted.
E. 
Site Plan. The site plan accompanying the application for approval of an Overlay District "AE" shall include the following information:
1. 
The site plan shall be drawn at a scale of one (1) inch equals one hundred (100) feet or larger.
2. 
The site plan shall delineate the property line of the proposed project.
3. 
The site plan shall delineate existing rights-of-way and easements.
4. 
The site plan shall delineate the general location and width of all proposed streets and public rights-of-way, such as alleys, pedestrian ways and easements.
5. 
The site plan shall delineate the solid masonry screening as provided in Subsection (D) above.
6. 
The site plan shall delineate the proposed layout with the front, side and rear building setbacks as required in Subsection (D) above.
7. 
The site plan shall characterize the proposed usage of the building and description of the proposed use by type, character and intensity.
8. 
The site plan shall delineate the location, number of parking spaces, and the proposed parking and loading ratio and its location and requirements in accordance with Subsection (D) above.
9. 
The site plan shall delineate all points of access and egress in accordance with Subsection (D) above.
10. 
The site plan shall present in tabular form the proposed net density of the use provided, the number of seats, employees or other applicable unit of measure.
11. 
The site plan shall detail the proposed stages of construction for all land in development and improvements within the proposed district.
12. 
The site plan shall describe the landscaping to be provided.
13. 
The site plan shall delineate the proposed exterior lighting in accordance with Subsection (D) above.
14. 
The site plan shall delineate the proposed architectural details of the facility in accordance with Subsection (D) above.
15. 
The site plan shall indicate the signage in accordance with Subsection (D) above.
16. 
The site plan shall set forth any other information necessary for determination of the suitability of the proposed use for the site.
F. 
No adult bookstore, adult entertainment facility, bathhouse, or modeling studio shall be permitted except within District "AE."