Sec. 35.1-43.22. Retail establishments, large scale.
Intent. Retail establishments are critical to the economic vitality of the city, convenience of citizens and ensuring that the city maintains its position as the economic center of the region. While retail establishments are important, their size can greatly impact the general health, safety and welfare of the city in terms of aesthetics, stormwater management, air pollution, light pollution, traffic, walkability and neighborhood compatibility. It is the intent of this ordinance to promote economic development and redevelopment which utilizes high-quality site, building design and land use to further the goals and objectives of creating accessible and attractive commercial districts, sustaining nature in the city, reinforcing neighborhood character, promoting a diverse, vital economy and providing effective support systems as stated in the city’s comprehensive plan. (Ord. No. O-09-102, 9-22-09)
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