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10/8/2013 - Ordinance13-10717 Amending Chapter 42, Conditional uses in the C-4 District


 BE IT ORDAINED by the governing body of the City of Salina, Kansas:
 Section 1.  That Section 42-303 of Chapter 42, Article VI, Division 14 of the Salina Code is hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 42-303.  Conditional uses. 
Conditional uses in the C-4 district are as follows:
(1) Amusement arcades, indoor only;
(2) Amusement and vending devices, sales and service;
(3) Automobile repair;
(4) Car washes;
(5) Church, chapel, temple, synagogue and shrine;
(6) Custom cabinet and woodworking shop;
(7) Dog kennels;
(8) Drinking establishments with less than 30% food sales;
(9) Equipment sales, rental and service, except construction-type equipment;
(10) Food and/or beverage service on an outdoor patio which is accessory to a restaurant or bar, provided that the patio area may not exceed the size or occupant load of the indoor serving space;
(11) Group care facility;
(12) Group day-care centers, provided that such us shall be separated from any commercial or industrial use in accordance with the requirements of the city’s adopted building codes;
(13) Home improvement center;
(14) Outdoor merchandise sales and display area accessory to a retail store, provided that the display area may not exceed the floor area of the store;
(15) Motorcycle sales, rental and service, provided that all display of vehicles is within a completely enclosed building;
(16) Pawn shops;
(17) Private clubs;
(18) Recycling centers;
(19) Residential dwellings, accessory to another principal use on the ground floor of a building, provided that such dwellings may not be located in the front portion of the building, may not occupy more than twenty-five (25) percent of the floor area of the ground floor and shall not be required to provide separate off-street parking.
(20) Residential dwellings located on the ground floor or within buildings used principally for residential purposes, provided that parking is provided at one half the ratio set forth in Section 42-553 and provided that such development shall comply with the R-3 Multiple-Family District requirements for density and lot size (Section 42-204) in addition to the C-4 bulk regulations;
(21) Residential dwellings for elderly and/or handicapped persons, located on the ground floor or within buildings used principally for residential purposes, provided that parking is provided at one half the ratio set in Section 42-553 and provided that such development shall have a minimum lot area of five hundred (500) square feet per dwelling unit in addition to complying with the C-4 bulk regulations;
(22) Small animal hospitals, providing that such facility is completely enclosed and that no odor or noise is discernible outside the structure;
(23) Tattoo parlors/body piercing studio provided that notification of public hearing shall be provided to all property and business owners in the C-4 district;
(24) Teen centers;
(25) Testing and research laboratories;
(26) Warehouse and wholesale houses.

Section 2.  That the existing Section 42-303 is hereby repealed.
Section 3.  Summary of ordinance for publication.  This ordinance shall be published by the following summary:
Ordinance No. 13-10717 Summary

On September 23, 2013, the City of Salina, Kansas, passed Ordinance No. 13-10717.  This ordinance amends and corrects Ordinance N. 08-10446 adopted on May 12, 2008 which unintentionally omitted dog kennels and small animal hospitals from the list of conditional uses that maybe applied for in the C-4 (Central Business) district. This corrective ordinance restores them to the list.  A complete copy of the ordinance is available at or in the office of the city clerk, 300 W. Ash Street, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the city attorney.

Section 4.  Effective Date.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication by summary once in the official city newspaper.

        Introduced:   September 23, 2013
        Passed: September 23, 2013

        Aaron Householter, Vice-mayor

Lieu Ann Elsey, CMC, City Clerk