City of Monroe, WI
Green County
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§ 5-7-1 Permitted uses.

[10-21-1986; 1-7-1992; 2016 Code]
The following uses are permitted in this district:
Appliance sales and service.
Auto accessory and parts, entirely in building, no servicing.
Bakery having not more than 2,000 square feet of manufacturing area on the premises.
Bank, including drive-in bank.
Barbershop, beauty parlor.
Business and professional offices.
Cafe, caterer, barbecue stand, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages, cafeteria, tavern.
Carpet, rug and floor covering stores.
Churches and schools.
City structure.
Clinic (medical and dental).
Clothing store, dress shop, hosiery shop, millinery shop, shoe store, shoe repair store.
Commercial art studios, including photographic studios, dancing, radio and television studios and the like.
Drug store, pharmacy, soda fountain.
Eating and drinking places: bars, restaurants, cocktail lounges.
Entertainment: nightclubs, theaters, billiard parlors, pool halls, bowling alleys, dance halls and similar enterprises.
Family day-care centers. Florists shop.
Food and dairy products establishment (sales only), candy or confectionery store, delicatessen, fruit and vegetable store, grocery store, ice cream shop, meat and fish market, soft drink stand.
Funeral homes and mortuaries.
Furniture, upholstery, picture framing, interior decorating.
Governmental offices, municipal buildings.
Hotel, including motels and motor hotels.
Jewelry store, optical store, watch repair shop.
Pet shop.
Photographer, photographer's supplies.
Printing and related trades: publishing, including newspaper publishing, job printing, lithographing, blueprinting, etc.
Retail and services: art or antique shops, artists' supplies stores, self-service laundries, dry cleaning shops, interior decorating and paper hanging shops, department stores, mail order houses and the like.
Sheltered facilities for battered women.
Tailor shop, clothes pressing shop.
Tobacco store.
Trade and business schools.
Variety store, notion shop.
Other uses: Any other retail business or service establishment or use, which shall be determined by the board to be of the same general character as the permitted uses, but not including any use which is permitted or which is not permitted in the industrial districts only.

§ 5-7-2 Conditional uses.

[10-21-1986; 4-21-1992; 1-5-1999; 6-3-2003; 3-2-2004; 12-7-2004; 3-12-2012; 9-15-2015; 2016 Code]
The following uses are permitted as conditional uses in this district:
Accessory buildings and structures.
Any permitted or conditional use listed in chapter 5 of this title except a permitted use listed in this chapter.
Automotive services: automotive display, hire, sales and minor repair, public garage, not including major repair, provided all operations other than display for sale and sales shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building, and provided further that buildings used for repair of automobiles or public garages shall be at least 50 feet from any R district and shall have no openings adjoining the R district other than stationary windows and fire escapes.
Boarding houses.
Brewpub.
Buildings and related trades: carpenter shops, electrical, plumbing, heating shops, interior decorating and paper hanging shops, furniture upholstering and similar enterprises not including contractor's yards, provided such establishments shall be at least 100 feet distant from any R district.
Community living arrangements of any number.
Communication tower.
Day-care centers.
Day-care parent cooperative -nonresidential.
Day-care parent cooperative -residential.
Dwelling units, provided that no part of the living quarters of any dwelling unit shall occupy any part of the first floor of a building in any of the following locations:
The east side of 15th Avenue between 9th Street and 12th Street.
Either side of 16th Avenue between 9th Street and 12th Street.
Either side of 17th Avenue between 9th Street and 12th Street.
The west side of 18th Avenue between 9th Street and 12th Street.
The south side of 9th Street between 15th Avenue and 18th Avenue.
Either side of 10th Street between 15th Avenue and 18th Avenue.
Either side of 11th Street between 15th Avenue and 18th Avenue.
The north side of 12th Street between 15th Avenue and 18th Avenue.
Home occupation in any dwelling unit granted a conditional use.
Lodging houses.
Microbrewery.
Motor fuel station.
Off street parking.
Temporary buildings placed on property in which to conduct related business for a period not exceeding 90 days. No permit for such a use shall be reissued for the same location until the expiration of a 30 day period following the expiration of any prior permit.
Other uses similar in character to those specifically set forth in this chapter, giving due consideration to any anticipated effects of noise, odor, pollution, traffic, parking, safety and hours of operation associated with such use.

§ 5-7-3 Exceptions to permitted and conditional uses.

[6-6-2006; 2016 Code]
(A) 
A use listed in section 5-7-1 of this chapter shall not be a permitted use in this district if it is a large scale retail store or part of a large scale retail development.
(B) 
A use listed in section 5-7-2 of this chapter shall not be a conditional use in this district if it is a large scale retail store or part of a large scale retail development.

§ 5-7-4 Height restrictions.

[10-21-1986; 2016 Code]
(A) 
No building erected or structurally altered shall exceed 100 feet in height.
(B) 
No building used in any part for dwelling purposes shall be erected or structurally altered to exceed three stories in height.

§ 5-7-5 Area regulations.

[10-21-1986; 2016 Code]
In the B-1 district no side yard or rear yard shall be required except where a lot abuts upon the side of a lot in the residence district; then there shall be a side yard of not less than 10 feet in width.