Borough of Paulsboro, NJ
Gloucester County
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In C-1 Commercial Districts, the following regulations shall apply.
A building may be erected or used, and a lot may be used or occupied, for any of the following purposes and no other:
A. 
Any use permitted in R-2 Residence Districts.
B. 
Apartment for not more than two families in combination with a business use; a multiple dwelling or apartment for three or more families, subject to the area, yard and special regulations of § 80-42.
[Amended 6-28-1966 by Ord. No. 463; 11-18-1986 by Ord. No. 09.86]
C. 
Hotel; tourist, rooming or boarding house.
D. 
Club or lodge.
E. 
Store or shop for any retail business; commercial greenhouse.
F. 
Restaurant, other eating or drinking establishment.
G. 
Theater; other place of amusement recreation or assembly, when located within a completely enclosed building.
H. 
Consumer, professional and commercial service establishment operating on a retail basis, such as:
(1) 
Bank or other financial institution.
(2) 
Beauty, barber-, shoe-repair or similar personal service shop.
(3) 
Confectionery, bakery or custom shop, for the production of articles to be sold at retail on the premises.
(4) 
Dressmaking or tailor shop.
(5) 
Hand or automatic self-service laundry.
(6) 
Mortuary.
(7) 
Office, agency or studio.
(8) 
Private school.
(9) 
Retail dry-cleaning establishment, provided that no inflammable cleaning agents are used.
[Added 8-20-1957 by Ord. No. 390]
I. 
The following uses, provided that all facilities shall be located and all services shall be conducted within the confines of the lot, all repair work shall be conducted within a building and lighting facilities shall be so arranged as to reflect away from uses in neighboring residences.
(1) 
Automobile agency sales showroom, including a used-car lot in conjunction with and accessory thereto.
(2) 
Parking garage or lot.
(3) 
Public garage.
(4) 
Service station.
J. 
Any use of the same general character as any of the above permitted uses, provided that no use which is noxious or hazardous shall be permitted.
K. 
Accessory use on the same lot with and customarily incidental to any of the above permitted uses and signs when erected and maintained in accordance with the provisions of Article X hereof.
Every detached and semidetached building hereafter erected or used in whole or in part as a dwelling shall comply with the area requirements prescribed for the R-2 Residence Districts in § 80-15 hereof. For attached commercial buildings which are used in part for dwelling purposes and for commercial and other buildings, no part of which is used as a dwelling, the following area regulations shall apply:
A. 
Lot area and lot width. Attached commercial buildings which are used in part for dwelling purposes shall have a lot area of not less than 3,000 square feet per family, and shall have a lot width of not less than 25 feet. There are no minimum lot area and width requirements for buildings no part of which are used for dwelling purposes.
B. 
Building area. Not more than 60% of the area of each lot may be occupied by buildings.
C. 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard on each street on which a lot abuts, which shall be not less than 20 feet in depth, subject to the provisions of § 80-37. The front yard on the long side of a corner lot may be reduced to a depth of not less than 10 feet.
D. 
Side yards. Side yards are not required, subject to the following provisions:
(1) 
Where side yards are provided, each such side yard shall be not less than five feet in width.
(2) 
Where a lot used for business purposes abuts a residence district, a side yard of not less than five feet shall be provided on the side of the lot which abuts the residence district.
E. 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard on each lot, which shall be not less than 20 feet in depth.