§14-509. "LR" Least Restricted Industrial District.
(1) Use Regulations.
The specific uses permitted in this
district shall be the erection, construction, alteration or use of buildings
and/or land for:
(a) The uses permitted in "G-2" General Industrial
Districts, with all use qualifications removed, except that when any use is
herein defined, listed, or prohibited, the regulations of this district shall
(a) (.1) Auto, machine or wagon repair shop, including auto body
and fender work and
(c) Blast furnaces, steel works, rolling
and finishing mills; foundries; forging; primary and/or secondary smelting and
refining of all metals; rolling, drawing and extruding of metals, including the
drawing and/or insulating of wire;
(d) Building and/or repair of ships,
boats, barges and other vessels;
(e) Crushing, grinding, pulverizing
and/or preparing earth, rocks, minerals, shells, or
(f) Dismantling or wrecking of used motor vehicles, storage and
sale of dismantled, partially dismantled, inoperative or wrecked vehicles or
(g) Garbage, dead animal, offal, or refuse
(h) Hot dip galvanizing and/or coating; tinning and/or
re-tinning; electroplating, plating, anodizing and coloring of
(i) Manufacture of:
(.1) Abrasive, asbestos, gypsum
and mineral wools products;
(.2) Artificial leather, oilcloth, and other
impregnated and coated fabrics;
coal and illuminating gas, including storage of the same;
paddings and upholstery fillings;
(.6) Fuel briquettes and coal
(.7) Glue, gelatin, and fatty acids;
(.10) Industrial inorganic and organic
chemicals, including alkalies and chlorine; potash; industrial gases; cyclic
coal-tar crudes; dyes, dye intermediates, and pigments; acids, chemical salts,
solvents, rubber processing chemicals; plasticizers; synthetic tanning agents;
chemical gases; esters and amines; plastic materials and synthetic resins;
synthetic rubber; synthetic fibres; agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, and
pesticides; inks; matches, carbon black and other chemical
(.11) Jute and burlap bags, and other products of jute,
sisal or burlap;
(.12) Linoleum, asphalted-felt base, and other hard
(.13) Paints, varnishes, lacquers, enamels, putty,
caulking compounds and kindred products;
(.14) Rubber tires, inner
tubes, rubber footwear, and other rubber products, including the reclaiming of
(.15) Soap and glycerin; detergents; sulfonated oils and
(j) Milling, blending and storage of grain and grain
(k) Petroleum products refining and/or
(l) Pulp mills, paper and paperboard mills; building paper and
building- board mills;
(m) Rendering or preparation of grease, tallow,
fats, and oils; cotton seed and soybean oil mills; manufacture of shortening,
table oils, margarine, and other food oils;
(n) Scouring and combing of
textiles and textile products; processing of waste and recovered
(o) Sewage treatment works;
(p) Storage (only) of
(q) Tanning, curing, and/or dyeing of leathers, pelts
and/or furs; dressing of hair and/or bristles; wool-pulling and/or the storage
of rawhides and/or skins;
(r) Wood distillation; manufacture of
turpentine, resin, natural dyeing or tanning materials and/or other gum and/or
(s) Wood treating with creosote or other
(t) Accessory uses, customarily incidental to any of the
above permitted uses.
(u) Outdoor advertising signs as permitted in
Chapter 14-1604 of this
(a) Dwellings, except such as are used for the residence of a
caretaker, watchman, or custodian on the same lot with the principal use and
located at least 10 feet from any other
(c) Libraries, art galleries, and
(d) Hospitals, sanitaria, and eleemosynary and public
(a) Occupied Area.
Subject to the other
provisions of this Section, buildings may occupy 100% of the lot
No front yards
shall be required;
(.2) Side Yards and Open Courts.
yards or open courts are used they shall have the following minimum
(.a) Buildings not over four stories in height, six
(.b) Buildings over four stories in height, eight
The minimum depth of a rear yard shall be
(c) Open Courts Between Wings of the Same Buildings.
The minimum width between wings shall be 12 feet.
The least dimension of an inner court when located on a lot line
shall be a minimum of eight feet, and when enclosed in the same building a
minimum of 12 feet. Minimum area of such court shall be 100 square
(4) Height Regulations.
There shall be no height
regulations except as height may be limited by the other provisions of this
(5) Floor Area.
No building in this district shall have
a gross floor area (as defined in § 14-102(25)) greater than 500% of the
area of the lot.
(6) 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.
(7) Off-street Loading.
Off-street loading spaces shall be provided in accordance with Chapter
14-1400 of this Title.
(8) Off-street Parking.
building erected in this district after the effective date of this ordinance
there shall be provided one off-street parking space for each 2,400 square feet
in such building in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 14-1400 of this
Title; provided, that:
(a) For warehouses and other buildings and
structures used primarily for storage, one off-street parking space shall be
provided for every 3,700 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 14-509(9)(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 line
(.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 (9)(a) or (9)(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 on 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.