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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.44 G Local Commercial and Office District

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Chapter 26.44
G Local Commercial and Office District

Sections:

26.44.010 District regulations.
26.44.015 Purposes.
26.44.020 Use regulations.
26.44.025 Conditional uses.
26.44.030 Parking and loading regulations.
26.44.040 Specific parking and loading regulations.
26.44.050 Height regulations.
26.44.060 Area dwellings.
26.44.070 Front yard--Nondwellings.
26.44.080 Side yard--Nondwellings.

26.44.010 District regulations.

The regulations set forth in this chapter or set forth elsewhere in the zoning code and referred to in this chapter are the district regulations in the G local commercial and office district.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.015 Purposes.

The purpose of the G local commercial and office district is to establish and preserve areas that accommodate a wide range of businesses catering to the personal and home needs of the general public and to provide for employment activity and service to the public which does not detract from nearby residential uses.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.020 Use regulations.

A building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:

A. Any use permitted in the F neighborhood commercial district;

B. Bars and taverns;

C. Dyeing and cleaning works;

D. Laundries;

E. Livery stables and riding academies;

F. Milk distributing and bottling plants;

G. Package liquor stores;

H. Printing shops;

I. Restaurants other than carry-out restaurants that operate as described in Section 26.40.026B provided that carry-out restaurants that meet the site requirements specified in Section 20.40.026B2 shall be permitted;

J. Telephone, outdoor pay, if the proposed telephone is not located on a lot that is located contiguous with or directly across a street, alley, public or private easement from a dwelling district;

K. Tinsmith or sheet metal shops;

L. Wholesale business;

M. Accessory structures and uses customarily incidental to any of the above uses;

N. Temporary buildings for use incident to construction work, which buildings shall be removed upon the completion or abandonment of the construction;

O. Any permitted use exceeding seven thousand (7,000) square feet provided it is not within a commercial structure to be erected, enlarged, structurally altered or moved.
(Ord. 64167 4, 1997: Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.025 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be allowed in the G local commercial and office district, subject to the provisions of Section 26.80.010:

A. Any use eligible to be a conditional use in the F neighborhood commercial district;

B. Commercial use similar to those permitted in Section 26.44.020;

C. Any permitted use which exceeds seven thousand (7,000) square feet within a commercial structure to be erected, enlarged, structurally altered or moved;

D. Any permitted or conditional use which utilizes a sales or service window or facility for customers who are in cars except those carry-out restaurants permitted in Section 26.44.020;

E. Carry-out restaurants other than those carry-out restaurants permitted in Section 26.44.020 and that meet the applicable site requirements specified in Section 26.40.026B1;

F. Telephone, outdoor pay, if the proposed telephone is located on a lot that is located contiguous with or directly across a street, alley, public or private easement from a dwelling district.
(Ord. 64167 5, 1997: prior: Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.030 Parking and loading regulations.

The parking regulations for uses enumerated in Chapter 26.20 through 26.40 inclusive, except as modified by Section 26.44.040, shall apply.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.040 Specific parking and loading regulations.

In addition, parking space shall also be provided for the following uses:

A. Wholesale, manufacturing and industrial buildings shall provide parking space within one thousand (1,000) feet of the main building sufficient to accommodate one (1) motor car for each ten (10) employees regularly employed at the site, based on the greatest number employed at any one period of the day or night.

B. All hereinafter erected or enlarged buildings having or to have more than five thousand (5,000) square feet of gross floor area and used for manufacturing, storage, warehouse, goods display, department store, wholesale store, and other uses involving the receipt or distribution by vehicles of materials or merchandise shall provide one (1) loading space, at least ten (10) feet by twenty-five (25) feet and having a fourteen (14) foot clearance, for each twenty-five thousand (25,000) square feet of gross floor area or fraction thereof in excess of five thousand (5,000) square feet.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.050 Height regulations.

The height regulations are the same as those in the F neighborhood commercial district.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.060 Area dwellings.

For dwellings the area regulations are the same as those in the D multiple-family dwelling district. For other buildings the following area regulations only shall be required.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.070 Front yard--Nondwellings.

The front yard regulations are the same as those in the F neighborhood commercial district.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

26.44.080 Side yard--Nondwellings.

A. There shall be a side yard having a width of not less than five (5) feet on that side of a lot which adjoins any dwelling district.

B. Where dwelling accommodations are hereafter created above any nondwelling use there shall be two (2) side yards each of eight (8) feet in width unless every room within that portion of the structure used for dwelling purposes shall open directly upon a front yard or a rear yard of dimensions as required in the D multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 59979 12 (part), 1986.)

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