Sec. 35.1-54. Care centers.
Care centers providing day care only may be permitted by conditional use permit in residential districts if the following requirements are met:
(a) All state health department regulations for care centers or kindergartens shall be met.
(b) For persons over eighteen (18) years of age, there shall be an appropriately enclosed outside recreation area of not less than thirty (30) square feet per person enrolled; for persons eighteen (18) years of age or less, there shall be an appropriately enclosed recreation area of not less than seventy-five (75) square feet per person using the recreation area at any one time.
(c) The movement of traffic through the street on which the facility is located shall be capable of being controlled to the degree necessary to allow ingress and egress by small children.
(d) The minimum area and frontage regulations shall be the following in all districts except where the center is a part of a multifamily building or group of buildings:
Number of persons Lot size Frontage
enrolled (square feet) (feet)
6 to 10 7,000 70
11 to 20 10,000 100
Over 20 500 per person 200
(e) Screening as specified in Section 35.1-25.1.10 of this ordinance shall be provided, for the other perimeter of the parking and of the recreation area.
(f) Setbacks for the facility shall comply with the applicable zoning regulations of the district in which the facility is located.
(g) Minimum off-street parking and loading space shall be provided as follows:
A minimum of two (2) parking spaces is required for each care center; plus
Two (2) parking spaces for every thirty (30) persons enrolled.
(h) The planning commission may prescribe additional conditions which are necessary or desirable in its judgment. (Ord. No. O-89-201, § 1, 7-11-89; Ord. No. O-91-168, 7-9-91; Ord. No. O-06-070, 6-13-06)
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