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[Ord. No. 2956-16, 10-4-2016[1]]
Any person who submits an application in accordance with this Chapter and meets all of the performance standards as set out herein shall be authorized to operate an indoor firing range.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 655, Farmer's Market, adopted 7-20-2004 by Ord. No. 2289-04.
[Ord. No. 2956-16, 10-4-2016]
As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BALLISTIC SECURITY
Such measures, devices, materials or construction methods that will ensure that any bullet or projectile fired in the business will not, under normal circumstances, be able to leave the interior portion of the range or building.
COMMERCIAL AREA
A district that has been assigned a zoning designation of "B-1," "B-2," "B-3," "B-4," "I-1," or "I-2" in accordance with Chapter 400, Zoning Regulations.
INDOOR FIRING RANGE
Any facility that is constructed either inside an existing building or adjacent to an existing building in a manner that meets the minimum health and safety standards of this Chapter, and is constructed or laid out in such a manner that all aspects of the health, welfare and safety of the general public is protected.
[Ord. No. 2956-16, 10-4-2016]
A. 
In addition to the requirements for a business license contained in Chapter 610, Article I, of this Code, any applicant seeking a business license for an indoor firing range must also submit the following additional information:
1. 
All such ranges shall provide engineering certifications to the Development Department that verify the ballistic security of the shooting area.
2. 
All such ranges shall provide engineering certifications that verify that noise attenuation measures, devices, materials or construction methods that will ensure that the noise generated by the discharge of weapons inside the facility are reduced to a level that is not in violation of Chapter 205, Article XV, Noise Disturbance Regulations, of this Code.
3. 
All such ranges shall provide engineering certifications that verify that the air quality inside the building and that all air discharged from any HVAC system servicing the building meet all applicable air quality standards of any Federal or State organization or entity that regulates air quality and air pollution.
4. 
All such ranges shall provide a lead management plan and procedures that meet not only OSHA standards for use inside the building, but also all hazardous material disposal regulations of the Federal and State agencies charged with regulating those materials.
5. 
That the proposed location of the range is in a commercial area as defined herein.
6. 
Certification from the Development Department that all such certifications above have been provided, and the construction plans for the range installation include such certification requirements.
[Ord. No. 2956-16, 10-4-2016]
If the applicant submits the items included in Section 655.030, including the Development Department certifications, as well as all of the relevant requirements and fees in Chapter 610, Article I, a business license may be issued.