§14-507. "G-1" General Industrial District.
(1) Use Regulations--General.
The specific uses permitted in
this district shall be the erection, construction, alteration, or use of
buildings and/or land for the following uses, to be conducted wholly within a
completely enclosed building or in an inner court, except for off-street parking
and loading incidental to the use.
(a) The uses permitted in "L-3"
Limited Industrial District, with all use qualifications (except the
qualification of being conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building)
(b) Auto, machine or wagon repair shop, including auto body
and fender work and painting;
(c) Blending and compounding lubricating
oils and greases from purchased mineral, animal, and vegetable
(d) Brewing of malt and malt liquors;
of meats, fruits, vegetables, soups, preserves, jams, jellies, and other foods,
except seafoods; preparation of all foods and food products not specifically
listed in any Least Restricted District;
(f) Carpet cleaning and
(g) Public stable or dog kennel, provided that a Board of
Adjustment Certificate shall be
rectifying, blending and/or mixing of alcoholic products;
and dry cleaning;
(j) Machine shops;
(.1) Aircraft, including component parts and auxiliary
(.2) Apparel and garments of all sorts assembled from
purchased rubberized fabrics or plastics;
(.3) Baking powder, yeast,
and other leavening compounds;
(.4) Bicycles and parts; wheelbarrows;
pushcarts; motor vehicles; motorcycles; motorboats; sailboats, rowboats,
lifeboats, canoes, and other boats; provided, that boat construction shall be
limited to vessels of 5 gross tons or less;
(.5) Brooms and brushes;
morticians’ goods; signs and advertising displays;
motors and generators; carbon and graphite products for electrical use; storage
and primary batteries (wet or dry); electrical equipment for transmission and
distribution (including power and specialty transformers); circuit-breakers;
other electrical apparatus for industrial use;
(.7) Fabricated metal
products: including metal cans; cutlery, hand tools and general hardware;
heating apparatus and metal plumbing fixtures; fabricated structural metal
products, screw-machine products (including bolts, nuts, screws, rivets and
washers); metal stampings, fabricated wire products (except for rubber insulated
wire), and other fabricated metal products, including pipes and pipe
(.8) Furniture, partitions, shelving, lockers, office and
store fixtures, venetian blinds and window shades;
(.9) Games, toys,
children’s vehicles, sporting and athletic goods, including
(.10) Glass, glassware and glass products; structural clay
products; pottery, plumbing fixtures, china, earthenware and porcelain products;
refractories, and/or crucibles; concrete products (excluding the manufacture of
cement); provided, that smoke controllers, dust collectors, exhaust washers,
sediment tanks, or similar equipment to prevent escape of smoke and dust are
installed and maintained;
(.11) Lead pencils, crayons, candles,
artists’ materials, carbon paper, inked ribbons, steel letters and figures
(.12) Leather footwear, leather footwear cut stock and
findings, and leather industrial belting and
(.13) Locomotives, railroad cars, rapid transit vehicles,
including component parts and auxiliary equipment;
including engines and turbines; farm machinery and equipment; construction,
mining and materials handling machinery and equipment (including elevators and
escalators); metalworking machinery and equipment; industrial machinery; and
other machinery and parts;
(.15) Musical instruments and
(.16) Perfume, cosmetics, and other toilet
(.17) Phonograph records;
equipment and supplies;
(.19) Pickled fruits and/or vegetables
(including sauerkraut); vegetable sauces, seasonings, and salad
(.20) Plastic articles, from purchased
(.21) Prepared meats and meat
(.22) Roasted coffee and coffee
(.23) Silverware; articles plated with silver, gold, or
other metals; articles of nickel silver, pewter, or stainless steel tableware;
provided, that any plating operation shall not occupy a total area of more than
2,500 square feet;
(.24) Vinegar; cider; flavoring extracts and
(.25) Wines, brandy and brandy spirits;
enameling, japanning, lacquering, oiling, staining, and/or
(m) Radio and television transmission, including
(n) Repair of any product permitted to be manufactured in this
district; provided, that this paragraph shall not be construed to limit repair
uses specifically permitted in any Commercial or Limited Industrial
(o) Textile mills, and textile mill products; including woven
fabric mills; knitting mills; dyeing and finishing; floor covering mills (except
rugs of jute, burlap, or sisal); yard and thread mills; manufacture of tire
cords and belting cords; and other kindred textile goods;
and railroad freight terminals, yards and shops;
(q) Public service
heat, light or power plant; provided, that smoke controllers are installed and
(r) Accessory uses, customarily incidental to any of the
above permitted uses.
(s) Outdoor advertising signs as permitted in
Chapter 14-1604 of this
(a) Occupied Area.
Not more than 65% of the lot
area shall be occupied by buildings;
(b) Open Area.
area shall be not less than 35% of the area of the lot and shall consist of at
least the required minimum front, side, and rear yards, plus such other yards,
inner courts or open courts as shall be required to equal an area not less than
the total open area above required.
(c) Building Set-back Line.
The building set-back line shall be 20 feet from all street
minimum depth of a front yard shall be the depth required between the street
line and the building set-back line, as herein
Each building shall have two side yards,
neither of which shall be less than 12 feet in width; provided, that where such
building is located on a corner, the front yard on the intersecting street shall
be adjudged a side yard, and its width shall not be less than the set-back
The required minimum depth of a rear yard
shall be 12 feet.
The minimum width of a court
between the wings of the same building shall be 12 feet. The least dimension of
an inner court shall be eight feet, and such court shall contain a minimum area
of 100 square feet.
(3) Height Regulations.
There shall be no
height regulations except as height may be limited by the other provisions of
(4) Floor Area.
No building in this district shall
have a gross floor area (as defined in § 14-102(25)) greater than 195% of
the area of the lot.
(5) Bulk Regulations.
The total bulk of a
building or structure in cubic feet shall not exceed a number equal to 20 times
the gross floor area permitted.
(6) Off-street Loading.
Off-street loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with Chapter 14-1400
of this Title.
(7) Off-street Parking.
With every building
erected or extended in this district after the effective date of this ordinance
there shall be provided one off-street parking space for each 800 square feet of
floor area in such building in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 14-1400
of this Title; provided, that:
(a) Parking required for extensions or
additions shall be computed for the floor area of the extended or added portion
(b) For warehouses and other buildings and structures used
primarily for storage, one off-street parking space shall be provided for every
2,500 square feet of the gross floor area of the building, in accordance with
the provisions of Chapter 14-1400 of this
Signs accessory to uses on the premises shall be permitted in this district only
under the following conditions, subject to Section 14-507(8)(c)
facing one street line or utility right-of-way line shall be permitted an area
of 15 square feet for each lineal foot of street line or utility right-of-way
line, subject to the limitations provided for in (c) below.
facing more than one street line or utility right-of-way line shall be permitted
an area upon each street line or utility right-of-way line as
(.1) The shorter street line or utility right-of-way line
frontage shall be permitted a sign area of 15 square feet for each lineal foot
of street line or utility right-of-way line.
(.2) The longer street
line or utility right-of-way line frontage shall be permitted a sign area of 5
square feet for each lineal foot of street line or utility right-of-way line;
further provided, that the total sign area on the longer street line or utility
right-of-way line frontage shall not be less than the equivalent sign area
permitted upon the shorter street line or utility right-of- way
(.3) Where a sign faces two or more shorter and/or longer
street line frontages or utility right-of-way line frontage, the provisions of
(.1) and (.2) shall apply to each of the said street or utility right-of-way
For (a) and (b) above, square footage permitted may be
applied for each sign facing.
(c) The maximum sign area permitted for
signs along each street or utility right-of-way frontage shall be as
(.1) Subject to provisions of (8)(a) or (8)(b) above and
provided frontage is a minimum of 60 feet in width, the maximum sign area
permitted for signs along each street or utility right-of-way frontage shall be
1,500 square feet of sign area for each sign facing; provided further, that said
sign area total on all facings shall not exceed 3,000 square
(.2) Where a street or utility right-of-way frontage is smaller
than 60 feet in width, the maximum sign area shall be 1,000 square feet for each
sign facing and said total of all facings shall not exceed 2,000 square
(d) Signs may be illuminated; provided, that the illumination
shall be focused upon the sign itself, so as to prevent glare upon the
(e) Signs with flashing or intermittent illumination
shall neither be erected within 100 feet of any residential district, nor face
any residential district within 200 feet of the sign.
(f) Signs which
revolve shall require a Certificate from the Zoning Board of
(g) Any revolving devices which cause intermittent flashes
of light to be projected shall be prohibited.