City of Fenton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 3891, 1-24-2019[1]]
A. 
Purpose. This Section contains the regulation for the "OT-1" Olde Towne District (hereinafter "OT-1" District). Due to the District's location in the heart of Olde Towne Fenton, the purpose of the "OT-1" District is to encourage a mix of commercial and residential uses, while maintaining the rich heritage and history of Fenton as well as a sense of pedestrian-oriented character. These regulations are supplemented and qualified by additional regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.
B. 
Permitted Uses. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
C. 
Uses Allowed By Special Use Permit. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
D. 
District Regulations. The "OT-1" District shall be a minimum of fifteen (15) contiguous acres.
E. 
Lot Regulations.
1. 
Setbacks.
a. 
Front Setback. A front setback is not required.
b. 
Side Setback. A side setback is not required.
c. 
Rear Setback. A rear setback is not required.
2. 
Intensity Of Use. Maximum lot coverage of the principal building shall not exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the lot area.
3. 
Minimum Requirements. All lots containing an area of eight thousand (8,000) square feet or more shall have a minimum width at the building line of fifty (50) feet.
F. 
Building Regulations.
1. 
Building Height. The maximum building height shall not exceed forty-five (45) feet. Additional building height may be granted by Special Use Permit.
2. 
Exterior Building Materials.
a. 
Primary Building Materials. Brick and other brick-like masonry, glass or architectural pre-cast concrete. Primary building materials shall not be less than eighty percent (80%), excluding windows and doors, of any wall.
b. 
Accent Building Materials. The following accent building materials are permitted when in a color compatible with the primary building material.
(1) 
Architecturally designed metal panels.
(2) 
Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS), when located a minimum of three (3) feet above grade.
c. 
Exceptions.
(1) 
Concrete block may only be allowed as a primary or accent building material on a rear wall not facing a public or private street or residential property.
(2) 
Buildings that are listed on the Missouri National Register of Historic Places or have obtained a historic preservation tax credit may utilize the same material as initially utilized on the exterior of the building for repair or alterations.
(3) 
Residential Dwellings are exempt from the exterior building material requirements.
(4) 
Alternative exterior building materials deemed to be of high durability and quality, require low maintenance, and compatible with the surrounding uses may be authorized under Site Plan Review, in accordance with Chapter 447.
G. 
Parking Regulations. See Chapter 496 for off-street parking and loading requirements; however, due to the small lot sizes and to boost business development, shared parking with other businesses is permitted. Contractual proof of shared dedicated parking arrangements must be provided. Additionally, required parking regulations for a property may be reduced when deemed appropriate by the City. Said reduction in parking may be requested by Special Use Permit and meeting the applicable requirements thereof.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Chapter 466, Olde Towne Commercial Zone Districts, containing Sections 466.010 through 466.050, was repealed 1-24-2019 by Ord. No. 3891.
[Ord. No. 3891, 1-24-2019]
A. 
Purpose. This Section contains the regulations for the "OT-2" Olde Towne District (hereinafter "OT-2"). Due to the District's location to State Highway 141 and Highway 30, the purpose of the "OT-2" District is to provide a variety of commercial uses that serve a regional market area. These regulations are supplemented and qualified by additional regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.
B. 
Permitted Uses. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
C. 
Uses Allowed By Special Use Permit. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
D. 
District Regulations. The "OT-2" Olde Towne District shall be a minimum of ten (10) contiguous acres.
E. 
Lot Regulations.
1. 
Setbacks.
a. 
Front Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum (30) foot front setback.
b. 
Side Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum fifteen (15) foot side setback.
c. 
Rear Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum fifteen (15) foot rear setback.
2. 
Buffer Area. Required setbacks shall include a landscaped buffer area.
3. 
Intensity Of Use. Maximum lot coverage of the principal building(s) shall not exceed sixty-five percent (65%) of the lot area.
4. 
Lot Area. The minimum lot area shall be one (1) acre or forty-three thousand five hundred sixty (43,560) square feet.
5. 
Number Of Buildings Per Lot. More than one (1) principal building may be located on a lot provided all other regulations related to the lot and use of the lot are met.
F. 
Building Regulations.
1. 
Building Height. The maximum building height shall not exceed forty-five (45) feet. Additional building height may be granted by Special Use Permit.
2. 
Exterior Building Materials.
a. 
Primary Building Materials. Brick and other brick-like masonry, glass or architectural pre-cast concrete. Primary building materials shall not be less than eighty percent (80%), excluding windows and doors, of any wall.
b. 
Accent Building Materials. The following accent building materials are permitted when in a color compatible with the primary building material.
(1) 
Architecturally designed metal panels.
(2) 
Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS), when located a minimum of three (3) feet above grade.
c. 
Exceptions.
(1) 
Concrete block may only be allowed as a primary or accent building material on a rear wall not facing a public or private street or residential property.
(2) 
Buildings that qualify for historic building rehabilitation tax credit may utilize the same material as initially utilized on the exterior of the building for repair or alterations.
(3) 
Exterior finishes deemed prototypical in building design that must be maintained for corporate or market identity may be authorized under Site Plan Review, in accordance with Chapter 447.
(4) 
Alternative exterior building materials deemed to be of high durability and quality, require low maintenance, and compatible with the surrounding uses may be authorized under Site Plan Review, in accordance with Chapter 447.
G. 
Parking Regulations. See Chapter 496 for off-street parking and loading requirements; however, due to the small lot sizes and to boost commercial development, shared parking with other commercial uses is permitted. Contractual proof of shared dedicated parking arrangements must be provided. Additionally, required parking regulations for a property may be reduced when deemed appropriate by the City. Said reduction in parking may be requested by Special Use Permit and meeting the applicable requirements thereof.
[Ord. No. 3891, 1-24-2019]
A. 
Purpose. This Section contains the regulations for the "OT-3" Olde Towne District Regulations (hereinafter "OT-3" District). Due to the District's location to S. Old Highway 141 and nearby neighborhoods, the purpose of the "OT-3" District is to provide a mix of commercial and service-oriented uses that serve a local market area. These regulations are supplemented and qualified by additional general regulations contained elsewhere in this Title and made a part of this Section by reference.
B. 
Permitted Uses. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
C. 
Uses Allowed By Special Use Permit. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
D. 
District Regulations. The "OT-3" District shall be a minimum of twenty (20) contiguous acres.
E. 
Lot Regulations.
1. 
Setbacks.
a. 
Front Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum (30) foot front setback.
b. 
Side Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum fifteen (15) foot side setback.
c. 
Rear Setback. Each lot shall have a minimum fifteen (15) foot rear setback.
2. 
Buffer Area. Required setbacks shall include a landscaped buffer area.
3. 
Intensity Of Use. Maximum lot coverage of the principal building(s) shall not exceed sixty-five percent (65%) of the lot area.
4. 
Lot Area. The minimum lot area shall be one (1) acre or forty-three thousand five hundred sixty (43,560) square feet.
5. 
Number Of Buildings Per Lot. More than one (1) principal building may be located on a lot provided all other regulations related to the lot and use of the lot are met.
F. 
Building Regulations.
1. 
Building Height. The maximum building height shall not exceed forty-five (45) feet. Additional building height may be granted by Special Use Permit.
2. 
Exterior Building Materials.
a. 
Primary Building Materials. Brick and other brick-like masonry, glass or architectural pre-cast concrete. Primary building materials shall not be less than eighty percent (80%), excluding windows and doors, of any wall.
b. 
Accent Building Materials. The following accent building materials are permitted when in a color compatible with the primary building material.
(1) 
Architecturally designed metal panels.
(2) 
Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS), when located a minimum of three (3) feet above grade.
c. 
Exceptions.
(1) 
Concrete block may only be allowed as a primary or accent building material on a rear wall not facing a public or private street or residential property.
(2) 
Buildings that are listed on the Missouri National Register of Historic Places or have obtained a historic preservation tax credit may utilize the same material as initially utilized on the exterior of the building for repair or alterations.
(3) 
Alternative exterior building materials deemed to be of high durability and quality, require low maintenance, and compatible with the surrounding uses may be authorized under Site Plan Review, in accordance with Chapter 447.
[Ord. No. 3891, 1-24-2019]
A. 
Purpose. This Section contains the regulations for the "OT-4" Planned Olde Towne District (hereinafter "OT-4" District). The purpose of the "OT-4" District is to provide a high-density residential living community. These regulations are supplemented and qualified by additional regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.
B. 
Permitted Uses. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
C. 
Reserved.
D. 
Height Regulations. The maximum building height shall not exceed forty-five (45) feet, except that a building with twenty percent (20%) or less coverage of the land area may be erected to a height not to exceed fifty-five (55) feet.
E. 
Area Regulations.
1. 
Setback. No building shall be erected within forty (40) feet of any property line.
2. 
Intensity Of Use. The aggregate gross area of the building or buildings shall not exceed thirty percent (30%) of the entire lot area and with a minimum of two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet of lot area per family.
F. 
Procedure To Establish.
1. 
The "OT-4" District shall be designed as a whole, unified, single project. The owner of any parcel of land may submit to the Board a plan for the use and development of all or part of such parcel for the purpose of providing an integrated design and appropriate locations for/of buildings, landscaping, access ways and parking areas.
2. 
The plan shall be referred to the Commission for public hearing, study and report and shall be filed in such manner and accompanied by payment of such fee as provided in the fee schedule for a building permit and with notice and procedures as therein provided.
3. 
After public hearing, the Commission shall consider such plan with particular regard to the City's Comprehensive Plan, the effect upon traffic, congestion and fire hazards, the character of the neighborhood, the building distances and yard limitations for their aesthetic value to the community, whether such proposed plan would overtax public facilities and utilities and the general welfare of the community.
4. 
The Commission shall report thereon to the Board within sixty (60) days of notification, or if no report within said time, the Board may take action without awaiting said report.
5. 
The Board shall consider the "OT-4" District with particular regard to the criteria mentioned above and hereafter mentioned in this Section and take such action as it believes to be in the best interests of the City. The Board may, if it finds it to be in the best interest of the orderly development of the City, provide for certain single-family or two-family dwellings to be included in said plan, subject to all regulations herein contained.
G. 
Landscaping Regulations.
1. 
Any part of the project area not used for buildings or other structures or for parking, loading or access ways shall be landscaped with grass, trees and shrubs and, where needed, pedestrian walks.
2. 
Reasonable additional requirements as to landscaping, lighting, screening, access ways, building distances and yard limitations may be imposed by the for protection of adjoining residential property, for conformity to the general welfare of the City and its inhabitants.
H. 
Street Regulations.
1. 
All roads, parking areas and walks shall be paved or built with asphaltic concrete, Portland cement concrete or any approved materials as may be specified by the Commission.
2. 
All roads, streets and access ways shall be a minimum of thirty-eight (38) feet in width centered within a minimum sixty (60) feet right-of-way and shall be through the whole project area with minimum change to the traffic flow on the surrounding areas.
I. 
Additional Regulations.
1. 
No expansion or conversion of existing structures shall be permitted except on the basis of a detailed site plan to be approved by the Board showing the relationship of yards, off-street parking and other open spaces to surrounding property and shall comply with these regulations as in the case of new construction.
2. 
If the Board believes proof of financial responsibility of the applicant or developer is in the best interest of the City, the Board may require such applicant to submit such proof.
3. 
Any "OT-4" District development shall be subject to all of the terms, conditions and requirements of the Subdivision Regulations under Chapter 480 and all of the terms and provisions thereof.
4. 
The Board may vary or modify the requirements of this Section, the strict enforcement of which would entail unusual or real difficulties in carrying out the intent of this Title.
[Ord. No. 3891, 1-24-2019]
A. 
Purpose. This Section contains the regulations for the "OT-5" Old Towne District (hereinafter "OT-5" District). Due to the District's location in the heart of Olde Towne Fenton, the purpose of the "OT-1" District is to encourage a mix of commercial and residential uses, while maintaining the rich heritage and history of Fenton as well as a sense of pedestrian-oriented character. These regulations are supplemented and qualified by additional regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.
B. 
Permitted Uses. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
C. 
Uses Allowed By Special Use Permit. See Chapter 476, Land Use Matrix.
D. 
District Regulations. The "OT-5" Zone Districts shall be a minimum of twenty (20) contiguous acres.
E. 
Lot Regulations.
1. 
Setbacks.
a. 
Front Setback. A front setback is not required.
b. 
Side Setback. A side setback is not required.
c. 
Rear Setback. A rear setback is not required.
2. 
Intensity Of Use. Maximum lot coverage of the principal building shall not exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the lot area.
3. 
Minimum Requirements. All lots containing an area of eight thousand (8,000) square feet or more shall have a minimum width at the building line of fifty (50) feet.
F. 
Building Regulations.
1. 
Building Height. The maximum building height shall not to exceed forty-five (45) feet. Additional building height may be granted by Special Use Permit.
2. 
Exterior Building Materials.
a. 
Primary Building Materials. Brick and other brick-like masonry, glass or architectural pre-cast concrete. Primary building materials shall not be less than eighty percent (80%), excluding windows and doors, of any wall.
b. 
Accent Building Materials. The following accent building materials are permitted when in a color compatible with the primary building material.
(1) 
Architecturally designed metal panels.
(2) 
Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS), when located a minimum of three (3) feet above grade.
c. 
Exceptions.
(1) 
Concrete block may only be allowed as a primary or accent building material on a rear wall not facing a public or private street or residential property.
(2) 
Buildings that are listed on the Missouri National Register of Historic Places or have obtained a historic preservation tax credit may utilize the same material as initially utilized on the exterior of the building for repair or alterations.
(3) 
Residential Dwellings are exempt from the exterior building material requirements.
(4) 
Alternative exterior building materials deemed to be of high durability and quality, require low maintenance, and compatible with the surrounding uses may be authorized under Site Plan Review, in accordance with Chapter 447.
G. 
Parking Regulations. See Chapter 496 for off-street parking and loading requirements; however, due to the small lot sizes and to boost commercial development, shared parking with other commercial uses is permitted. Contractual proof of shared dedicated parking arrangements must be provided. Additionally, required parking regulations for a property may be reduced when deemed appropriate by the City. Said reduction in parking may be requested by Special Use Permit and meeting the applicable requirements thereof.