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BOARD BILL NO. [12] 274

INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN SHANE COHN, CAROL HOWARD, KENNETH ORTMANN

An Ordinance recommended by the City of St. Louis Planning Commission pertaining to the Zoning Code; adding a new definition for convenience store under Section 26.08.104.1 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis and repealing Section Ten of Ordinance 60483, codified as 26.36.025 of Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section on the same subject matter; and containing an emergency clause.

WHEREAS, the number of convenience stores in the City of St. Louis has increased, and;

WHEREAS, the proliferation of problematic convenience stores in the City has been shown to increase littering, loitering, noise, and crime within the surrounding neighborhood as well as alter the visual impact of the neighborhood's streetscape; and

WHEREAS, this legislation will ensure that convenience stores that provide services of value to a community are defined and reviewed in a manner consistent with their impact on the surrounding neighborhood's quality of life.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ONE. The following new definition is hereby added:

26.08.104.1 Convenience Store.

Any grocery or retail establishment, not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet, offering for sale a limited line of groceries and household items and prepared foods usually for off-site consumption.

SECTION TWO. Section Ten of Ordinance 60483, codified as 26.36.025 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, is hereby repealed and in lieu thereof a new section is enacted to read as follows:

26.36.025 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses may be allowed in the E multiple-family dwelling district, subject to the provisions of Section 26.80.010:

A. Any use eligible to be a conditional use in the D multiple-family dwelling district;

B. Bakery shops;

C. Barber and beauty shops;

D. Book, magazine, and stationery stores;

E. Butcher shops;

F. Convenience stores;

G. Dry cleaning pick-up stations (no on-site processing);

H. Dry goods shops;

I. Drug stores;

J. Financial institutions;

K. Florists;

L. Funeral parlors;

M. General offices;

N. Gift shops;

O. Grocery and other retail stores not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) square feet;

P. Hardware stores;

Q. Hobby and toy shops;

R. Pet shops;

S. Professional offices;

T. Similar neighborhood commercial uses.

SECTION TWO. Emergency Clause. This Ordinance being deemed necessary for the immediate preservation of public health, safety and welfare is hereby declared an emergency measure and shall become effective immediately upon approval by the Mayor.

Legislative History
1ST READING REF TO COMM COMMITTEE COMM SUB COMM AMEND
01/11/2013
2ND READING FLOOR AMEND FLOOR SUB PERFECTN PASSAGE
ORDINANCE VETOED VETO OVR SIGNED BY MAYOR
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