City of Latrobe, PA
Westmoreland County
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In this district, the land and buildings may be used and buildings may be erected, altered, enlarged and maintained for the uses set forth below. All uses shall be restricted to no more than five employees per shift and materials must be stored and work done within the buildings.
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
All permitted uses in an R-3 Single-Family and Multifamily Residential Zone.
(2) 
Bakery with sale of bakery products on the premises.
(3) 
Barbershop, beauty shop and similar personal services.
(4) 
Catering shop.
(5) 
Minor repair shop (except for automotive or other type of vehicular repair).
(6) 
Dressmaking or tailoring shop.
(7) 
Drugstores of less than 6,000 square feet of floor area.
(8) 
Laundromats and shops for the delivery or picking up of laundry and dry cleaning.
(9) 
Medical and dental offices or clinics and other professional and business offices, provided that no such building shall have a floor area of more than 6,000 square feet.
(10) 
Restaurant or coffee shop, provided that the serving of food or beverages to patrons waiting in parked automobiles shall not be permitted.
(11) 
Retail stores of less than 8,000 square feet in floor area.
(12) 
Public utility structures, such as electric substations, telephone exchanges and outdoor public telephone booths, located on a zone lot.
(13) 
Boardinghouse/rooming house/tourist home/bed-and-breakfast.
(14) 
Offices, banks or lending institutions.
(15) 
Membership associations, corporations or clubs.
(16) 
Joint occupancy permitted uses, which respective permitted uses must conform to the C-1 Zone.
(17) 
Petshop, animal hospital or veterinarian, limited overnight accommodations for fewer than 10 animals.
(18) 
Nursery schools.
(19) 
Licensed personal care boardinghome and licensed intermediate care facility.
(20) 
Bed-and-breakfast establishments.
B. 
Permitted accessory uses:
(1) 
Same as in the R-3 Single-Family and Multifamily Residential Zone.
(2) 
Other customary uses and structures which are clearly incidental to the principal use.
C. 
Special exceptions:
(1) 
Same as in the R-3 Single-Family and Multifamily Residential Zone.
(2) 
Gasoline stations.
(a) 
Minimum lot size shall be 10,000 square feet.
(b) 
The lot may not be located within 50 feet of a residence, school, church or other institutional buildings.
(c) 
All pumps must be at least 15 feet from any street.
(d) 
No driveways shall be within 20 feet of any street intersection.
In this district, the land and structures may be used and structures may be erected, altered, enlarged and maintained for the following uses only:
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-1 Neighborhood Commercial Zone, except that limitations on number of employees and floor area shall not apply, unless otherwise specifically indicated for any particular use.
(2) 
Display and sale of automobiles, pick-up trucks, motorcycles and smaller recreational vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to quads, RVs, small pop-up trailers for pick-up trucks, snowmobiles, jet skis and other similar small vehicles and equipment. Excluded would be larger vehicles, such as dump trucks, tractors, trailers, mobile homes, motor homes and larger boats and boating equipment.
(3) 
Business, dancing or music school.
(4) 
Frozen food locker.
(5) 
Hotel, motel or motor court.
(6) 
Wholesale store or shop.
(7) 
Parking lot or parking garage (owned or operated by a publicly held entity, provided that no private parking lots or private parking garages shall be permitted unless the same are operated by a publicly held entity).
(8) 
Printing, publishing or engraving.
(9) 
Hardware sales.
(10) 
Amusement and recreation services, including, but not limited to, theater, arcade, dance hall, pool room or bowling alley.
(11) 
Business service shop, such as blueprinting, accounting, duplicating or employment agency.
(12) 
Tavern, restaurant and coffee shop, including drive-in type.
(13) 
Public utility services and facilities.
(14) 
Funeral home, undertaking establishments or mortuary.
(a) 
The funeral home structure shall not be located within 25 feet of a residence structure, whether or not the residence is located within the zone in which the funeral home would be located.
(b) 
The funeral home shall only be erected on a lot having a minimum area of 10,000 square feet and must have at least 300 square feet for each reposing room.
(c) 
There shall be no crematory, receiving vault, preparation room or display of merchandise or advertising visible from outside the main area or accessory building, and there shall be no loading or unloading of merchandise or bodies of deceased persons on public property.
(15) 
Dry cleaning, dyeing and cleaning establishment.
(a) 
The same shall not employ more than 10 persons on the premises in a single shift, not including persons whose principal duties are off the premises.
(b) 
All materials are stored and all shop work is done within a building.
(16) 
General service or repair establishment.
(a) 
The same shall not employ more than 10 persons on the premises in a single shift, not including persons whose principal duties are off the premises.
(b) 
All materials are stored and all shop work is done within a building (as determined to exist by the City or any appropriate state agency).
(c) 
Noxious and/or offensive noises and/or odors shall be contained entirely within the structure by appropriate means and shall not be incompatible with other uses in this zone.
(d) 
Excluded from this use shall be the repair of any vehicle used on public roadways; repair of farm equipment; and any outside repairs.
(17) 
Package liquor stores and beer distributors.
B. 
Special exceptions:
(1) 
Same as in C-1 Neighborhood Commercial Zone.
C. 
Conditional uses:
(1) 
Planned shopping center.
(a) 
Permitted uses within a planned shopping center shall include services, parking, retail sale of merchandise, offices and similar activities ordinarily accepted as shopping center uses. No building shall be designed, constructed, structurally altered or used for residential purposes, except to provide within the buildings allowed facilities for a custodian, caretaker, or guard employed on the premises.
(b) 
Procedure. The owner or owners of a tract of land comprised of one acre or more shall submit to the Planning Commission a plan for the development and use of such tract for the purposes of and meeting the requirements set forth in this article. Said plan shall comply with all requirements of this section and shall be accompanied by evidence concerning the feasibility of the project and effect of the proposed development on surrounding property and other physical conditions. Said plan shall comply with requirements set forth below:
[1] 
A site plan defining the area wherein the building may be constructed, the areas which will be developed for parking and the proportionate amount thereof, the locations of roads, driveways and, where required, the location and height of walls, the spaces for loading, the location, size, character and number of signs, the location and character of exterior lighting, and the character and extent of landscaping, planting and other treatment for protection of adjoining property.
[2] 
A drainage plan approved by the City Engineer.
[3] 
A copy of any deed restrictions intended to be recorded.
[4] 
A report on the needs and extent of the market to be served, and general economic justification.
[5] 
A traffic analysis indicating the effect of the proposed shopping center on adjacent streets and also indicating the direction and amount of traffic flow to and from the shopping center.
D. 
Permitted accessory uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-1 Neighborhood Commercial Zone.
E. 
Area and bulk requirements: See Summary Table at the end of this chapter.
In this district, the uses for the C-2A General Commercial Zone shall be those principal permitted uses, permitted accessory uses and permitted special uses heretofore established in § 166-22 for C-2 General Commercial Zone.
In this district, the land and structures may be used and structures may be erected, altered, enlarged and maintained for the following uses only:
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-2 General Commercial Zone, except that any limitations on number of employees shall not apply to enumerated uses in § 166-22A(15) and (16) set forth in the C-2, General Commercial Zone.
B. 
Special exceptions:
(1) 
Same as in C-2 General Commercial Zone.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-2 General Commercial Zone.
D. 
Conditional uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-2 General Commercial Zone.
E. 
Area and bulk requirements: See Summary Table at the end of this chapter.
In this district, the land and structures may be used and structures may be erected, altered, enlarged and maintained for the following uses only:
A. 
Permitted uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-3 Central Commercial Zone.
(2) 
Truck and freight terminals.
(3) 
Delivery and distribution centers and warehousing and/or storage.
(4) 
Mechanical and vehicle repair.
(5) 
Laundries.
(6) 
Sign painting.
(7) 
Car wash.
(8) 
The display, sale and repair of large or small vehicles, farm implements, boating and recreational vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to large trucks, tractors, trailers, mobile homes, motor homes, large boats and any other similar large equipment.
(9) 
Limited industrial uses which include, but are not limited to, woodworking, machine and metal shops, welding and electrical shops, plumbing and other similar activities which:
(a) 
Employ no more than 20 people.
(b) 
Noxious and/or offensive noises and/or odors (as determined by the City or any appropriate state agency) shall be contained entirely within the structure by appropriate means and shall not be incompatible with other uses in this zone.
(10) 
Vehicle body and fender shop.
B. 
Special exceptions:
(1) 
Same as in C-3 Central Commercial Zone.
C. 
Conditional uses:
(1) 
Same as in C-3 Central Commercial Zone.
D. 
Permitted accessory uses.
(1) 
Same as in C-3 Central Commercial Zone.
E. 
Area and bulk requirements: See Summary Table at the end of this chapter.