Zoning Form: RE1—Limited Retail Employment (160.260 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (C-1, S-1, S-2, O, LW, I-2)

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


Office, Places of Worship


Accessory Alcohol, Accessory Retail Warehouse or Processing, Accessory Food Product Manufacturing, Drive-through Service Window
Permitted Special:
Limited Retail and Services
1. Hours limited to: Sunday–Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.;
and on weekends Friday–Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
2. Drive-through facilities and car washes prohibited.
3. Outdoor speakers prohibited.

Bulk Regulations

See 160.264 for all bulk regulations

What is limited retail and services?

Neighborhood Friendly and small in scale that includes all general retail and services except a day labor agency, exterminating shop, firearms dealer, memorial monuments, pawnshop, small engine repair, tattoo and body piercing parlor, adult use, tobacco shop, on-sale and off-sale alcohol, nightclub, hotel, bus passenger terminals, and reception hall.

See 160.505 et al. “Additional Yard Regulations” for more info

Front Yard:

10 ft

Side Yard:

0 ft

Rear Yard:

0 ft


25 ft and 2 stories
Size Limit: Building no more than 4,000 sq ft or 13 parking stalls

Other Applicable Regulations (For complete information, see §§ 160.460 to 160.603)

Buffer Yard:

15 ft total adjacent to DD1, DD2, DD3, and DD4

Buffer Reduction:

5 ft reduction when parking adjacent (160.488)


Building—1 sq ft/2 lineal ft of street or building frontage

Freestanding—40 sq ft and 8 ft in height to 100 ft of frontage 60 sq ft above that (160.570 et al.)


1 parking space for every 300 sq ft of floor area (160.550)


90% of all required yard setbacks and buffer yards (160.485 et al.)

Parking Lot Landscaping:

1 tree per 18 parking spaces (160.485)

Parking Lot Design:

8.5 ft minimum stall width; 7.5 ft for compact cars
Parking lot layout and dimensions approved per Engineering Design Standards
Parking lots shall generally be hard surfaced
Divide parking lots with more than 200 spaces
Provide a direct and clearly defined pedestrian pathway from adjacent public sidewalk to building entrance (160.556)

Service Functions:

Screened or hidden from view (160.485)


No more than 8 ft in height except in front yard (160.480 et al.)


Within 150 ft of residential areas, lights shall be no more than 28 ft high (160.491)

Alternative Site Plans:

Allowed for buffer yard reduction, landscaping alternatives, and parking reduction (160.594)