Zoning Form: RE4—Community Retail Employment (160.290 et al.)

Allowed Zoning Districts (C-3, C-4, PO-PUD)

Principal Use:


Accessory Use:

Permitted Special:


General Retail and Services, Office, Places of Worship, Public Service Facility, Recreation Facility—Private, Cultural Facilities, Dwelling(s) Above the First Story


Accessory Alcohol, Off-Site Parking, Motor Vehicle Display and Sales, Drive-through Service Window, Parking Ramps, Outdoor Retail Sales, Outdoor Storage
Permitted Special:
Motor Vehicle Retail and Services, On-Sale Alcoholic Beverage Establishment, Off-Sale Alcoholic Beverage Establishment, Full-Service Restaurant, Funeral Establishment and Mortuary, Day Care Center, Self-Storage Facility, Adult Use

Bulk Regulations

See 160.294 for all bulk regulations

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

Front Yard:

15 ft

Side Yard:

0 ft

Rear Yard:

0 ft


60 ft and 4 stories except 45 ft except 3 stories adjacent to DD and AD forms
Max Size: Building less than 75,000 sq ft or no more than 250 parking stalls
Lot Width: N/A

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

Buffer Yard:

45 ft total adjacent to DD1, DD2, DD3, and DD4
30 ft total adjacent to DD5, DD6, DD7, AD1, AD2, AD3, AD4, and Greenway
15 ft total adjacent to MD1 and MD2 (160.488)

Buffer Reduction:



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 except for specified uses—restaurants, car wash, etc. (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 100 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, parking reduction, and signage master plan (160.594)