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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.52 I Central Business District

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Chapter 26.52
I Central Business District

Sections:

26.52.010 District regulations.
26.52.020 Use regulations.
26.52.025 Conditional uses.
26.52.030 Parking and loading regulations.
26.52.040 Height regulations.
26.52.050 Area regulations.

City Counselor Ops.: 9547

McQuillin:

25.110 et seq. Business district

26.52.010 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 I central business district.
(Ord. 59979 14 (part), 1986.)

26.52.020 Use regulations.

A building or premises may be used for any purpose except the following: abattoir; acetylene gas manufacture; acid manufacture, ammonia, bleaching powder or chlorine manufacture: arsenal; asphalt manufacture or refining; automobile body or fender repair shops; automobile salvage yard; bag cleaning (except when the dustless vacuum process is exclusively employed); blast furnace; boiler works; brick, terra cotta or tile manufacture; candle manufacture; carry-out restaurants that sell to customers in cars or who consume the sold products in cars parked on the carry-out restaurant premises, or sell products through a sales window to customers who are in cars, for immediate consumption by the customer either on or off the premises; celluloid manufacture; cement, gypsum, lime or plaster-of-paris manufacture; dextrine, glucose and starch manufacture; distillation of bones, coal or wood; dye stuff manufacture (not including chemical dyes); emery, emery cloth and sand paper manufacture; fat rendering; fertilizer manufacture; fireworks or explosive manufacture or storage; flour and grain milling; forge plant; fuel manufacture; gas manufacture or storage; glass manufacture; glue, gelatin or size manufacture; incineration, reduction or dumping of garbage, dead animals, offal or refuse; iron, brass, copper or steel foundry or works (unless gas or electrically operated); lamp black manufacture, match manufacture; meat packing; motor fuel pumping stations (except where wholly contained within and accessory to a parking garage and providing there are no exterior signs on the premises advertising the motor fuel pumping station location); oilcloth or linoleum manufacture; oiled goods manufactured from raw materials; ore reduction; paint materials manufacture; paper and paper pulp manufacture; petroleum products refining (or wholesale storage thereof); potash or washing soda manufacture; proxylin manufacture; rock crushing; rolling mill; rubber or gutta percha manufacture; salt works; saw mill; smelting or refining of metals; soap manufacture from refuse; stockyard, corral or pen; stone mill or quarry; storage of barrels, bottles, iron, junk, rags or scrap paper; stove or shoe polish manufacture; sugar refining; tanning, curing or storage of green salted hides or skins, or leather dressing or coloring; tar distillation or manufacture; tar roofing or water proofing manufacture; 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; tobacco (chewing) manufacture or treatment; used car lots, car leasing or car rental lots; vinegar, sauerkraut or pickle manufacture; wool pulling or scouring; yeast manufacture; any use which is a nuisance per se.
(Ord. 64167 6, 1997: prior: Ord. 59979 14 (part), 1986.)

26.52.025 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be allowed in the I central business district subject to the provisions of Section 26.80.010:

A. 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 7, 1997.)

26.52.030 Parking and loading regulations.

No parking regulations shall be required for this district. Loading regulations are the same for uses enumerated in Chapters 26.20 through 26.48, inclusive.
(Ord. 59979 14 (part), 1986.)

26.52.040 Height regulations.

Buildings may be erected to such height that the cubic contents of said building above the established grade shall not exceed the volume of a prism having a base equal to the projected horizontal area of the building and a height of two hundred (200) feet. In the case of buildings occupying a lot having frontage on intersecting streets and which buildings are so designed as to provide a setback or open space at one (1) corner or corners where such street intersections occur, or when such setback begins below the two hundred (200) foot height above the established grade, the volume determined by the above rule may be exceeded by an amount equal to the volume so taken out of the reference prism of two hundred (200) foot height; provided, however, that the total volume of the actual building shall not exceed by more than twenty-five percent (25%) the volume of said reference prism of two hundred (200) foot height.
(Ord. 59979 14 (part), 1986.)

26.52.050 Area regulations.

There shall be a lot area of not less than two hundred and fifty (250) square feet for each dwelling unit up to and including eight (8) stories or one hundred (100) feet in height; thereafter there shall be provided a lot area of not less than one hundred (100) square feet for each additional dwelling unit above eight (8) stories or one hundred (100) feet in height. Sleeping rooms without cooking facilities shall have a lot area of not less than one hundred (100) square feet each.
(Ord. 59979 14 (part), 1986.)

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