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Ordinance No. 12-2010

ORDINANCE NO. 12-2010 


WHEREAS, on November 18, 2009, the Village Council approved an annexation agreement to annex properties owned by Mill District, LLC and 1919 Lancaster Road, LLC for the development of the Mill District area; and 

WHEREAS, pursuant to that annexation agreement, the Village agreed to make changes to the zoning code to provide that a restaurant is a permitted use (and not a conditional use) within the pertinent zoning classification; and 

WHEREAS, Mill District, LLC and 1919 Lancaster Road, LLC have applied to rezone the properties to Village Gateway District under the Village of Granville zoning regulations; and 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the annexation agreement, the Village must amend the Village Gateway zoning regulations to provide that a restaurant is a permitted use (and not a conditional use) within that classification. 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Granville, Licking County, Ohio that: 

Section 1. That existing section 1173.02 of the Codified Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows: 


(a) Permitted Uses

(1) Retail outlets: furniture, clothing, jewelry, drug, shoe and variety stores, hardware, appliance, lighting, paint and wallpaper stores. 

(2) Retail food preparation: meat markets, bakeries, specialty food shops, ice cream stores, delicatessens, coffee shops, tea shops, confectionery stores, and other similar facilities.  All uses allowed under this provision may also engage in the sale of related products such as coffee beans, mugs, coffee makers in support of or ancillary to the beverages or snacks listed above. 

(3) Specialty shops: antique shops, gift shops, magazine, book stores, card shops, stationery stores, florist shops, arts and crafts supplies stores, bridal shops, health food stores, musical instruments stores, music stores, bicycle stores, toy stores, audio equipment stores, video equipment stores, china stores, glassware stores, linen stores, computer stores, software stores, quilting stores, fabric stores, office supply stores, picture frame stores, video rental stores, camera and photography shops and sporting goods outlets. 

(4) Service uses: laundromat, dry-cleaning and laundry pick-up stations, barber and beauty shops, physical fitness centers, shoe repair and tailor shops, print shops, and copy shops.                       

(5) Business and professional offices: such as medical and dental offices and clinics, law offices, insurance offices, real estate offices, advertising agency offices, answering service offices, architects' offices, certified public accountants' offices, engineers' offices, interior decorators' offices, and financial services offices including financial planner offices, stock brokerage offices, and veterinary offices, hospitals or clinics that do not include outside animal runs.                       

(6) Banks, finance and utility company offices without drive-through facilities.                       

(7) Commercial and residential mixed use buildings, with commercial uses on the ground floor and dwelling uses above the ground floor.                       

(8) Home Occupations.                       

(9) Restaurants, without drive-in, drive-up, or drive-through arrangements.           

(b) Conditional Uses.                       

(1) Mortuaries and funeral homes.

(2) Banks, finance and utility company offices with drive-through facilities.                       

(3) Grocery stores, convenience stores (without the sale of gasoline or fuel), hotels, motels and inns. 

(4) Single family, two-family, and multifamily residential units, provided that no building shall have more than six dwelling units. No first floor residential uses shall be permitted for properties with frontage and vehicular access to arterial roadways.                       

(5) Retirement community, nursing homes, assisted living structures and child care/preschool facilities.                       

(6) Recreational facilities and entertainment uses.                       

(7) Drive-ins, drive-ups, or drive-throughs in conjunction with a permitted, or approved conditional use, except, that drive-up, drive-through, or drive-in facilities shall not be permitted in or at any fast food enterprise, or any enterprise involving the sale of beverages (for the purposes of this section, a fast food enterprise is a business engaged in the sale of pre-prepared or quickly prepared food and beverages, usually in disposable containers and wrappers, for consumption either on or off premises, in a facility in which a major portion of the food and beverage sales to patrons are at stand-up type counters or drive-in, drive-up, or drive-through arrangements).                       

(8) Garden center.                       

(9) Places of assembly: civic structures, religious structures and other places of assembly.                       

(10) Mixed-use combinations of multi-family residential, retirement community, nursing homes, or assisted living structures.                       

(11) Production of artisan goods using hand tools only (for example, jewelry or ceramics).                       

(12) Veterinary offices, hospitals or clinics that include outside runs. Animal boarding facilities that are not associated with a veterinary office, hospital, or clinic. 

(c) Interpretation of this Section.  Each use must have its own independent approval, whether permitted or conditional. 

Section 2.  The adoption of this ordinance is contingent upon the adoption of Ordinance No. 11-2010, which will place the properties owned by Mill District, LLC and 1919 Lancaster Road, LLC into the Village Gateway District zoning classification. If Ordinance No. 11-2010 is defeated or overturned, then the approval of this ordinance shall be null and void. This ordinance shall be effective from and after the effective date of Ordinance No. 11-2010.  

Passed this 4th day of August, 2010.

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