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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.48 H Area Commercial District

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Chapter 26.48
H Area Commercial District

Sections:

26.48.010 District regulations.
26.48.015 Purpose.
26.48.020 Use regulations.
26.48.025 Conditional uses.
26.48.030 Parking and loading regulations.
26.48.040 Height regulations.
26.48.050 Area regulations.

26.48.010 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 H area commercial district.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.015 Purpose.

The purpose of the H area commercial district is to establish and preserve general commercial areas consisting of shopping centers and commercial strips where customers reach individual business establishments primarily by automobile. This district is intended to provide diversified types of goods and services to a large consumer population coming from an extensive area. Regulations of this district are to facilitate the use of heavily trafficked areas suitable for the operation of businesses catering to the general public, which does not materially detract from nearby residential uses.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.020 Use regulations.

The use regulations are the same as those in the G local commercial and office district, except that for any property located within 1,500 feet of an interstate highway or ramp or right-of-way for the same, the area of any permitted use exceeding seven thousand (7,000) square feet in any commercial structure to be erected, enlarged, structurally altered or moved.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.025 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be allowed in the H area commercial district, subject to the provisions of Section 26.80.010;

A. Any use eligible to be a conditional use in the G local commercial and office district;

B. Commercial use similar to those permitted in Section 26.48.020;

C. 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 26.48.020.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.030 Parking and loading regulations.

The parking regulations are the same for uses enumerated in Chapters 26.20 through 26.44 inclusive.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.040 Height regulations.

The height regulations are the same as those in the E multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

26.48.050 Area regulations.

For dwellings the area regulations are the same as those in the E multiple-family dwelling district. For other buildings the following area regulations only shall be required.

A. Front Yard. The front yard regulations are the same as those in the F neighborhood commercial district.

B. Side Yard.

1. 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.

2. Where dwelling accommodations are hereafter created above any non-dwelling use there shall be two (2) side yards each of eight (8) feet in width which shall be increased in width six (6) inches for each additional story above the third (3rd) story 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 E multiple-family dwelling district.
(Ord. 67607 2 (part), 2007: prior: Ord. 59979 13 (part), 1986.)

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