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Legislation #: 910247 Introduction Date: 3/7/1991
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/14/1991
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 39, Code of General Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by repealing Section 39.180, District M-1 (Light Industry) and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter. (254-S-99)

Legislation History
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3/7/1991

Prepare to Introduce

3/7/1991

Referred Plans And Zoning Committee

3/8/1991

Advertise

3/27/1991

Do Pass

3/28/1991

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

4/4/1991

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 910247

 

Amending Chapter 39, Code of General Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by repealing Section 39.180, District M-1 (Light Industry) and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter. (254-S-99)

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Chapter 39, Code of General Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended by repealing Section 39.180, District M-1 (Light Industry) and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to read as follow:

 

Section 39.180. District M-1 - Light Industry.

 

I. USE REGULATIONS.

 

In District M-1, no building or land shall be used and no building shall be erected, altered, or enlarged, which is arranged, intended, or designed for other than one of the following uses:

 

A. Any use permitted in District C-3a1.

 

B. Animal.

 

1. Chicken batteries or brooders.

 

2. Creameries.

 

3. Meat processing (no slaughtering).

 

4. Milk bottling or central distribution stations.

 

5. Poultry killing or dressing.

 

6. Stables, riding.

 

7. Veterinary hospitals.

 

C. Entertainment Facilities.

 

1. Baseball park.

 

2. Children's or adult amusement park.

 

3. Carnival.

 

4. Circus.

 

5. Drive-in theater, under the same conditions as

required in District C-3a1.

 

D. Food or Beverage Processing.

 

1. Bottling works.

 

2. Brewing or distilling of liquor.

 

3. Canning or preserving factories.

 

4. Cold storage plants.

 

5. Coffee roasting.

 

6. Cutting or blending of liquors.

 

7. Manufacture of cigars, cigarettes, snuff or other

tobacco products.

 

8. Manufacture of chewing gum.

 

9. Manufacture of syrups.

 

10. Manufacture of fruit juices.

 

11. Manufacture of extracts.

 

12. Manufacture of drugs or medicines.

 

13. Manufacture of ice.

 

14. Manufacture of ice cream.

 

15. Manufacture of potato, corn or tapioca chips.

 

16. Manufacture of sausages.

 

17. Wineries.

 

E. Light Manufacturing.

 

1. Job Shop Foundries for making brass, bronze or

aluminum castings, when the operation is conducted

entirely within a building completely enclosed with

walls and roof and the nearest point of the

building is at least five hundred (500) feet from

the boundary of an R-1 to C-4 District, inclusive.

The activity shall create no regularly recurring

noise in excess of 65 decibels as measured at a

point five hundred (500) feet from the perimeter of

the property, and shall create no vibration for a

period longer than three (3) minutes in any one (1)

hour, which is perceptible from any adjoining

premises. The activity shall create no smoke

exceeding a density of two (2) measured on the

Ringelman Chart published and used by the United

States Bureau of Mines, except for a period or

periods not exceeding six (6) minutes in any one

(1) hour. The activity shall create no unusual

dust, fly ash, dirt, odor, noxious gases, heat and

unscreened glare which is perceptible on any

adjoining premises. The activity shall be free

from fire hazard and excessive industrial wastes.

 

2. Machine shops, when the operation is conducted

entirely within a building completely enclosed with

walls and roof and the nearest point of the

building is at least five hundred (500) feet from

the boundary of an R-1 to C-4 District, inclusive.

The activity shall create no regularly recurring

noise in excess of 65 decibels as measured at a

point five hundred (500) feet from the perimeter of

the property and shall create no vibration for a

period longer than three (3) minutes in any one (1)

hour, which is perceptible from any adjoining

premises. The activity shall create no smoke

exceeding a density of two (2) measured on the

Ringelman Chart published and used by the United

States Bureau of Mines, except for a period or

periods not exceeding six (6) minutes in any one

(1) hour. The activity shall create no unusual

dust, fly ash, dirt, odor, noxious gases, heat and

unscreened glare which is perceptible on any

adjoining premises. The activity shall be free

from fire hazard and excessive industrial wastes.

 

3. Manufacture of goods from aluminum, brass, bronze,

copper, steel, tin, or other metal.

 

4. Manufacture of goods from bone, leather, paper,

rubber, shell, wire or wood.

 

5. Manufacture of artificial flowers, feathers or

plumes.

 

6. Manufacture of bags.

 

7. Manufacture of bicycles.

 

8. Manufacture of boats.

 

9. Manufacture of blacking, cleaning or polishing

preparations.

 

10. Manufacture of brooms or brushes.

 

11. Manufacture of buttons and novelties.

 

12. Manufacture of canvas products.

 

13. Manufacture of cement products, including cement

and cinder blocks.

 

14. Manufacture of clothing of all kinds.

 

15. Manufacture of cosmetics.

 

16. Manufacture of electrical signs.

 

17. Manufacture of furniture, including upholstering

and rebuilding.

 

18. Manufacture of gas or electric fixtures.

 

19. Manufacture of mattresses or their renovation.

 

20. Manufacture of musical instruments.

 

21. Manufacture of plastics and plastic products,

including assembly or processing, when the

operation is conducted entirely within a building

completely enclosed with walls and roof and the

nearest point of the building is at least five

hundred (500) feet from the boundary of an R-1 to

C-4 District, inclusive. The activity shall create

no regularly recurring noise in excess of 65

decibels as measured at a point five hundred (500)

feet from the perimeter of the property, and shall

create no vibration for a period longer than three

(3) minutes in any one (1) hour, which is

perceptible from any adjoining premises. The

activity shall create no smoke exceeding a density

of two (2) measured on the Ringelman Chart

published and used by the United States Bureau of

Mines, except for a period or periods not exceeding

six (6) minutes in any one (1) hour. The activity

shall create no unusual dust, fly ash, dirt, odor,

noxious gases, heat and unscreened glare which is

perceptible on any adjoining premises. The

activity shall be free from fire hazard and

excessive industrial wastes.

 

22. Manufacture of radio and/or television sets.

 

23. Pattern shops.

 

24. Stamping, dieing, shearing, or punching of metal

not exceeding one-eighth (1/8) inch in thickness.

 

25. Welding shops.

 

F. Services.

 

1. Assaying (other than gold or silver).

 

2. Carpet cleaning.

 

3. Chemical laboratories.

 

G. Storage, entirely enclosed within a wall or cyclone-type fence at least eight (8) feet in height.

 

1. Asphalt.

 

2. Brick.

 

3. Building material.

 

4. Butane (less than tank car lots).

 

5. Cement.

 

6. Clay products.

 

7. Coal.

 

8. Contractor's equipment.

 

9. Cotton.

 

10. Feed.

 

11. Fertilizer.

 

12. Food.

 

13. Fuel.

 

14. Gasoline (less than tank car lots).

 

15. Grain.

 

16. Gravel.

 

17. Grease.

 

18. Hay.

 

19. Ice.

 

20. Lead.

 

21. Lime.

 

22. Liquor.

 

23. Lumber.

 

24. Machinery.

 

25. Oils.

 

26. Plaster.

 

27. Pipe.

 

28. Propane (less than tank car lots).

 

29. Roofing.

 

30. Rope.

 

31. Sand.

 

32. Stone.

 

33. Tar.

 

34. Tarred or creosoted products.

 

35. Terra cotta.

 

36. Timber.

 

37. Wine.

 

38. Wood.

 

39. Wool.

 

H. Transportation - related activities.

 

1. Aviation Schools.

 

2. Body and fender work.

 

3. Terminals, freight - rail or water.

 

4. Terminals, truck - provided that all access is from

a major thoroughfare and the property is screened

by an eight (8) foot high fence.

 

5. Tracks - spur, loading or storage, and freight

yards.

 

I. Waste Processing Facilities, each of the following must be conducted entirely within a building completely

enclosed with walls and roof.

 

1. Auto salvage and auto wrecking.

 

2. Junk operations handling.

 

3. Salvage processing.

 

4. Wrecking operations.

 

J. Miscellaneous.

 

1. Cold storage plants.

 

2. Electroplating.

 

3. Forging.

 

4. Galvanizing.

 

5. Monument or marble works, finishing and carving

only, and excluding stonecutting.

 

6. Oil compounding or barreling.

 

7. Spray painting or paint mixing.

 

8. Wholesale produce markets.

 

K. Accessory uses permitted are the same as for District C-3a1.

 

II. HEIGHT, YARD AND AREA REGULATIONS.

 

In District M-1, the height of buildings, minimum dimensions of lots and yards, and the minimum lot area per family permitted upon any lot shall be as follows, provided that buildings erected for dwelling purposes exclusively shall comply with the front, side, and rear yards requirements of District R-4.

 

A. Height.

 

Buildings or structures shall not exceed six (6) stories

and shall not exceed seventy-five (75) feet in height.

 

B. Front and Side Yards.

 

1. There need be no front or side yard in this

District, except when the District abuts or adjoins

a District R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-4-O, R-5, or R-5-O

within the same block and on the same side of the

street.

 

Provided this situation occurs, and the majority of

the buildings or lots in the residential district

face on the said street, there shall be a setback

from the said street for any building in the

industrial district equal to one-half (1/2) of the

front yard requirement for the abutting or

adjoining residential district as given under the

height, yard and area regulations for that

district; and when the side property line of

residential property forms the greater portion, at

least seventy percent (70%) of the street property

line in the residential district, there shall be a

setback in the industrial district equal to the

side yard requirement for the said residential

district as given in Paragraphs 2 or 3 under the

height, yard and area regulations for that

district, but need not be more than eight (8) feet.

 

2. There shall be a side yard along the side line of a

property in the industrial district which abuts,

adjoins or is within eight (8) feet of a boundary

of a residential district, equal to eight (8) feet

measured from the residential district boundary

line.

 

C. Rear Yards.

 

1. The rear yard for business and industrial buildings

shall be at least three (3) inches in dimension for

each foot of height of the building, at any given

level but must be at least four (4) feet. Where

there is an alley, the rear yard shall be measured

to the center of the alley.

 

Where the rear yard abuts or adjoins a residential

district (R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-4-O, R-5, R-5-O),

it shall be at least ten (10) feet in depth.

 

Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest street, no

rear yard is required where a rear line of a lot

zoned for business or industry abuts or adjoins the

side or rear line of a lot zoned for business or

industry.

 

2. An accessory building shall be allowed in the above

rear yard but shall be kept at least four (4) feet

from the rear and side lot lines unless there is an

alley. Where there is an alley, it may extend to

the property line along the alley. On a corner

lot, the accessory building shall be set back at

least fifteen (15) feet from any street line.

 

D. Lot Area.

 

No building, to be used wholly or partially for dwelling

purposes, shall be erected or altered on a lot which makes provision for less than the following number of square feet of the lot area:

 

1. For one- and two-family dwellings, four thousand

(4,000) square feet.

 

2. For three-family dwellings, including conversions,

five thousand (5,000) square feet.

 

3. For dwellings with more than three (3) families,

other than row houses, hotels, apartment houses and

apartment hotels, give thousand (5,000) square feet

with one thousand (1,000) square feet additional

for each family over three (3).

 

4. For row houses, one thousand (1,000) square feet

per family.

 

5. For apartments, apartment hotels, hotels, and

buildings used jointly for hotel and apartment

house uses, or for business and residential

purposes, or for industrial and residential

purposes, one thousand (1,000) square feet per

family.

 

III. PARKING AND LOADING REGULATIONS.

 

As provided for in Sections 39.444 and 39.445.

 

 

Section B. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed amendment hereinabove, all public notices and hearings required by the Zoning Ordinance have been given and had.

 

____________________________________________________________

 

 

I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 39, Code of General Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney