CHAPTER 1133

B-2 Downtown Business District

1133.01 Principal permitted and prohibited uses.
1133.02 Accessory uses.
1133.03 Required conditions.
1133.04 Height regulations.
1133.05 Lot area, frontage and yard regulations.

CROSS REFERENCES

Height of building defined - see P. & Z. 1101.04(18)
Lot defined - see P. & Z. 1101.04(48) et seq.
Use defined - see P. & Z. 1101.04(87)
Yard defined - see P. & Z. 1101.04(89) et seq.
Established - see P. & Z. 1105.01
B-1 Neighborhood Business District - see P. & Z. Ch. 1129
B-3 General Business District - see P. & Z. Ch. 1137
Off-street parking and loading regulations - see P. & Z. Ch. 1145


1133.01 PRINCIPAL PERMITTED AND PROHIBITED USES.
Permitted uses include any use permitted and as regulated in the B-1 District, and including the following:

(a) Art or antique shops, artists' supply stores, furniture and appliance stores, department stores, variety and dime-stores, dry goods and apparel stores, mail-order houses and the like;

(b) Any office or office building;

(c) Banks and savings and loan associations, including the drive-in type;

(d) Bars, restaurants and cocktail lounges;

(e) Night clubs and theatres, but not within 100 feet of any R-District and subject to all applicable regulations and such permits as may be required by law;

(f) Trade or business schools, provided machinery which is used for instruction purposes is not objectionable due to noise, fumes, smoke, odor or vibration;

(g) Commercial studios, including photographic studios, dancing studios, radio and telecasting studios and the like;

(h) Hotels, motels and motor hotels, subject to the provisions of Chapter 1149;

(i) Newspapers, printing and publishing;

(j) Parking lots and parking garages, subject to the applicable provisions of Chapter 1145, but not automotive services; and

(k) Any other retail business or service establishment or use, which is determined by the Board of Zoning Appeals to be of the same general character as the above permitted uses, but not including any use which is first permitted or which is not permitted in the B-3 District. All automobile service stations, major and minor repair businesses, warehousing not offering retail or outlet shops or stores and commercial storage garages are prohibited in the B-2 District.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63; Ord. 92-014. Passed 5-7-92.)


1133.02 ACCESSORY USES.
Accessory uses and structures as permitted and as regulated in the B-1 District and such other accessory uses and structures, not otherwise prohibited, customarily accessory and incidental to any of the foregoing permitted B-2 uses, may be established or maintained.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


1133.03 REQUIRED CONDITIONS.
The required conditions for this district are the same as those specified for the B-1 District, except for new merchandise in the case of art or antique shops.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


1133.04 HEIGHT REGULATIONS.
No principal structure shall exceed six stories or seventy-five feet in height, except as provided in Chapter 1177.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


1133.05 LOT AREA, FRONTAGE AND YARD REGULATIONS.
Commercial Uses:  None, except for the provision of the loading and unloading space.
Residential uses:  None, except in the same building and incidental to a principal permitted use. Lot area per family shall be 1,000 square feet.
(Ord. 196. Passed 11-21-63.)


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