City of Trenton, NJ
Mercer County
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A. 
The Industrial A (IA) District is for light manufacturing and heavy commercial usage. The following uses are permitted in the IA District:
(1) 
Commercial warehouses.
(2) 
Lumber and building material storage yards.
(3) 
Repair and machine shops.
(4) 
Bottling works and bakeries.
(5) 
Wholesale markets.
(6) 
Processes of assembly, manufacture or treatment.
B. 
The following uses are specifically prohibited:
(1) 
Any residential building or use; provided, however, that a single residential dwelling unit shall be permitted within an industrial building, where such dwelling is incident to the existing industrial use of the building. A dwelling unit is incident to the existing industrial use if the dwelling is occupied by the owner of the building, by a member of the owner's family or by an employee of the owner whose presence on the premises is necessary for the operation or security at the building.
(2) 
Coal yards.
(3) 
Laundries, institutional.
(4) 
Cleaning and dye works.
(5) 
Storage of autos and trucks, except as ancillary to a permitted use.
(6) 
Trucking terminals and motor freight stations.
(7) 
The servicing and repairing of motor vehicles, except as ancillary to a permitted use.
(8) 
Any process of assembly, manufacture or treatment constituting a nuisance by reason of smoke, odor, dust or noise and including, but not limited to, such things as the manufacture or refining of asphalt, blast furnaces, the manufacturing or processing of fertilizer, glue or gelatin, the tanning and storage of raw hides and skins, and the manufacture of paint, oil and varnish.
(9) 
Any process of assembly, manufacture or treatment constituting a hazardous use, including, but not limited to, such things as the manufacture or storage of fireworks, explosives or poisonous gas, and the storage of any gas, except as may be incidental and essential to a permitted industrial process conducted on the premises.
(10) 
Stockyards and slaughterhouses.
(11) 
Foundries, forge shops and boiler works.
(12) 
Junkyards and automobile disassembly plants, storage of wrecked cars and auto salvage parts and the storage of used materials for resale or recycling.
(13) 
Fossil fuel generation of power, except when it may be incidental and essential to a permitted industrial process conducted on the premises.
(14) 
The storage of crude oil or any of its volatile products or other flammable liquids in aboveground tanks with unit capacity greater than 10,000 gallons, and in aboveground tanks with unit capacity greater than 500 gallons closer than 50 feet to any property line.
A. 
Signs, in accordance with Article XXV (§ 315-191 et seq.).
B. 
Accessory uses customarily incidental to permitted principal uses.
[Refer to Article XXII (§ 315-132 et seq.).]
A. 
Telecommunications facilities.
B. 
Billboards, where the advertising area, including any trim, exceeds 300 square feet and is no more than 672 square feet.
[The lot size, area, yard and building requirements for the Industrial A District are included at the end of this chapter.]
A. 
In Industrial A Districts, accessory off-street parking spaces, open or enclosed, shall be provided for all new construction or additions, as provided for in Article XXIV (§ 315-178 et seq.).
B. 
Front yards of all properties must be landscaped, including trees, bushes and grass in accordance with § 315-210.
C. 
In Industrial A Districts, it shall be the obligation of prospective users to demonstrate, if required, that the applicable performance standards of this chapter can be met. (Refer to § 315-216.)