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City of Lake Saint Louis, MO
St. Charles County
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[CC 1988 §42.500; Ord. No. 578 §1, 10-17-1988; Ord. No. 1719 §1, 5-20-2002]
The "LI" District is intended to accommodate light industrial manufacturing and warehousing activities at a scale and intensity of use that is compatible in location with traffic circulation and with the visual character of the City of Lake Saint Louis. It is the purpose of these regulations to protect adjacent areas against encroachment by incompatible uses and to restrict the intrusion of certain uses, which would be more appropriate in heavy industrial or commercial uses.
[Ord. No. 1719 §1, 5-20-2002; Ord. No. 1720 §1, 5-20-2002]
A. 
All existing buildings, structures and properties located within this zone shall be maintained in conformity with the following provisions and with all other applicable provisions of the Municipal Code of the City of Lake Saint Louis, including those provisions identified in Chapter 430, Article I regulating the emission of odor, smoke, toxic gases, dirt, dust, fly ash and other particulate matter, the generation of noise and vibration and relating to fire prevention and safety. All buildings and structures that are hereafter erected, structurally altered or enlarged within this zone shall be erected, structurally altered or enlarged and maintained only in conformity with the following provisions and with all other applicable provisions of the Municipal Code of the City of Lake Saint Louis, including those provisions identified in Chapter 430, Article I regulating the emission of odor, smoke, toxic gases, dirt, dust, fly ash and other particulate matter, the generation of noise and vibration and relating to fire prevention and safety.
1. 
Basic permitted uses.
a. 
Bottling and canning facility.
b. 
Cabinetmaking, planing mill, carpentry and woodworking plant.
c. 
Chemical laboratory not emitting fumes or odors outside the building.
d. 
Food lockers, cold storage facilities.
e. 
General business offices.
f. 
Business offices of labor unions and labor organizations.
g. 
Laboratories, research, experimental or testing, excluding explosives and Class IV drugs and above.
h. 
Laundry and linen supply services.
i. 
Lumberyard.
j. 
Machine shop, photoengraving, plumbing or sheet metal shop.
k. 
Manufacturing or processing or assembly of materials and products similar to those listed below.
(1) 
Aircraft and accessories.
(2) 
Appliances (household and electrical).
(3) 
Athletic and sporting goods.
(4) 
Bags/boxes — excluding jute type materials
(5) 
Bakery goods.
(6) 
Brooms and brushes.
(7) 
Candy.
(8) 
Canvas products.
(9) 
Watches and clocks.
(10) 
Clothing.
(11) 
Communication equipment.
(12) 
Computer and data processing equipment.
(13) 
Electrical equipment and wiring.
(14) 
Engineering, laboratory, scientific equipment.
(15) 
Furniture.
(16) 
General hardware.
(17) 
Glass or glass containers.
(18) 
Hats and caps.
(19) 
Ice and frozen desserts.
(20) 
Industrial belting and packing.
(21) 
Medical and surgical instruments.
(22) 
Musical instruments and supplies.
(23) 
Newspaper, printing and publishing.
(24) 
Office machines and products.
(25) 
Pipe products, excluding plastic based pipes.
(26) 
Radio, television products.
(27) 
Shoes and boots.
(28) 
Signs.
(29) 
Stone products and cut stone.
(30) 
Syrups.
(31) 
Terra-cotta.
(32) 
Textiles.
(33) 
Tobacco, tobacco products and cigars.
(34) 
Toys.
(35) 
Wall coverings.
l. 
Masonry, marble, tile or stonework operation.
m. 
Medical laboratory and services.
n. 
Medical marijuana cultivation facility in accordance with Chapter 430, Article VI.
[Ord. No. 3985, 5-20-2019]
o. 
Medical marijuana testing facility in accordance with Chapter 430, Article VI.
[Ord. No. 3985, 5-20-2019]
p. 
Medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facility in accordance with Chapter 430, Article VI.
[Ord. No. 3985, 5-20-2019[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided for the redesignation of former Subsection (A)(1)(n) through (u) as Subsection (A)(1)(q) through (x), respectively.
q. 
Office facilities for carrying out administrative functions in connection with any of the permitted uses or for the sale and/or display of industrial and commercial goods.
r. 
Recreational uses (enclosed or open), including tennis, handball or paddle-ball, swimming, skating, gymnasiums or health club, bowling, etc., but excluding outdoor theatres.
s. 
Rental, sale or repair of commercial or industrial machinery and equipment.
t. 
Warehousing and associated wholesale/retail sales of individual specialty products similar to:
(1) 
Agricultural fertilizers (non-hazardous).
(2) 
Air conditioning, refrigeration equipment.
(3) 
Alcoholic beverages, wines, spirits.
(4) 
Apparel and accessories.
(5) 
Appliances (household and electrical).
(6) 
Building materials.
(7) 
Construction equipment.
(8) 
Drug, drug proprietary Class III and below.
(9) 
Electrical supplies.
(10) 
Electronics, electrical equipment, wiring supplies.
(11) 
Equipment and supplies for service establishments.
(12) 
Farm supplies.
(13) 
Furniture and home furnishings.
(14) 
Garden supplies and landscape supplies.
(15) 
General contractor service supplies.
(16) 
Grocery supplies.
(17) 
Hardware products.
(18) 
Household goods, non-hazardous products.
(19) 
Lumber and building materials.
(20) 
Paper and paper products.
(21) 
Research, development or testing products.
(22) 
Shoes and boots.
(23) 
Tobacco and tobacco products.
u. 
Shipping and distribution facility.
v. 
Utility substation for electric, water, gas or telephone.
w. 
Welding, blacksmith supply, production, service facility.
x. 
Any proposed use that is not listed above shall be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission and forwarded with a recommendation to the Board of Aldermen for final determination and approval.
[Ord. No. 1719 §1, 5-20-2002; Ord. No. 1933 §1, 12-1-2003; Ord. No. 2230 §§1 — 2, 11-21-2005; Ord. No. 2304 §1, 6-19-2006]
A. 
The following uses shall be permitted in the "LI" District if deemed appropriate by the Board of Aldermen under the provisions of Special Use Permits, Chapter 420, Article II, Sections 420.060 et seq.
1. 
Aluminum manufacturing.
2. 
Electroplating shops.
3. 
Manufacture of general household, commercial and industrial cleaning products and related chemicals.
a. 
Soap and detergents.
4. 
Manufacturing or processing or assembly of materials and products similar to those listed below:
a. 
Drugs and medicines Class III and below.
b. 
Metal or galvanized products.
c. 
Pipe products manufactured primarily of plastic.
5. 
Material and equipment storage yards in connection with a permitted use where storage is accessory to the use of the building, provided all products and materials and equipment used or stored are located in the side or rear yard so screened by berms, dense vegetative plantings, solid fencing or masonry walls or combination of these materials at least six (6) feet in height. Storage of cars and trucks and heavy equipment such as excavating, grading, road building/maintenance equipment and tractor trailers used in connection with the permitted trade or business is permitted within the screened area.
6. 
Material and equipment storage yards, as described above (in paragraph 5), may be allowed as a special permitted use on lots zoned for light industrial use (LI zone), when the lot for which the storage is intended is adjacent to a lot that is also zoned for light industrial use, is under the same ownership or management control, when the adjacent lot has an approved primary use as permitted in Section 410.405 and when the material and equipment to be stored in the lot is clearly accessory to the approved primary use on the adjacent lot.
7. 
Mini-warehouse or self storage units, including living quarters for a resident watchman employed on the premises, provided all storage units are comprised of brick, stone or decorative masonry material for one hundred percent (100%) of the facade(s) facing a public street and/or facing any area zoned "SR1", "SR2", "MR" or "PR".
8. 
Recreational uses other than those permitted as basic permitted uses in Section 410.405, Subsection (1)(o).
9. 
Telephone, radio, television, microwave or other communication tower/ telecommunication device, according to Section 405.420.
10. 
Training facilities (including related equipment storage) for labor unions and labor organizations.
11. 
Bus terminal.
12. 
Utility maintenance yard.
13. 
Church, mosque, synagogue, tabernacle, temple or other similar church facility used for congregational gathering along with related administrative and support offices for a period of time not to exceed thirty-six (36) months.
14. 
Warehousing and associated wholesale/retail sales of individual specialty products similar to books, magazines and newspapers.
[Ord. No. 1719 §1, 5-20-2002; Ord. No. 1720 §1, 5-20-2002]
A. 
The following uses are prohibited in the "LI" District:
1. 
No use is permitted in the "LI" Light Industrial zone that requires an NPDES surface water discharge permit.
2. 
Tattoo parlor/piercing salon, except that ear piercing may be allowed as a service, accessory to and complimentary to the sale of earrings.
[CC 1988 §42.520; Ord. No. 578 §1, 10-17-1988]
See Chapter 425, Article II.
[CC 1988 §42.530; Ord. No. 578 §1, 10-17-1988; Ord. No. 1428 §1, 6-21-1999]
A. 
Minimum Lot Area. One (1) acre.
B. 
Height Regulations. Fifty (50) feet. Buildings of greater height may be specifically permitted by site plan review and approval.
C. 
Minimum Right-Of-Way Setback. Fifty (50) feet. Required parking spaces for customer parking only may be provided in front yard.
D. 
Side And Rear Yard Setback. Twenty-five (25) feet.
E. 
Transitional Yard. All structures shall be located as to maintain transitional yards of the same width and with the same screening as required in the "CB" District, Section 410.360(F).
F. 
Minimum Frontage. Every lot shall have a minimum street frontage of one hundred fifty (150) feet. In the case of lots abutting the turnaround of a cul-de-sac, said frontage shall be measured at the right-of-way setback line.
G. 
Off-Street Parking And Loading Regulations. See Chapter 430, Article II.