Section 105-322; Defeated B195-04; Amending Chapter 29 of the City Code to establish new criteria for surface commercial parking lots in the Central Business District


Ordinance No.           Defeated                       Council Bill No. B 195-04           


AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 29 of the City Code to establish new criteria for surface commercial parking lots in the Central Business District; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 29 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 29-15. District C-2, central business district.

    (a)      Purpose. This district is intended to provide for commercial facilities in the central business district. The principal land uses are retail sales, services, offices and public facilities.

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    (c)      Conditional Uses. The following uses shall be permitted in district C-2 only after the issuance of a conditional use permit pursuant to the provisions of section 29-23:

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Uncovered, surface commercial parking for automobiles and light trucks, except for publicly-owned parking facilities.

Uncovered, surface off-street private parking areas or commercial parking areas for automobiles and light trucks, except for publicly-owned parking facilities subject to the following conditions:.

     (1)    The parking area shall be located on the rear portion of the lot no closer than twenty-five (25) feet to a street right-of-way;

     (2)    A building shall be located between the parking area and the street, except that a landscaped courtyard or plaza may occupy up to twenty-five (25) percent of the area between the parking area and the street; and

     (3)    Access to the parking area shall come from an alley; if an alley does not exist, access may come from a local non-residential street.

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    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    DEFEATED this 6th day of July, 2004.