Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 26 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 6. USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.4. Commercial Uses Sec. 6.4.9. Personal Service 9. Palmist, psychic, medium, fortune telling. 10. Post office. 11. Repair of appliance, bicycle, canvas product, clock, computer, jewelry, musical instrument, office equipment, radio, shoe, television or watch. 12. Tailor, milliner, upholsterer. 13. Tattoo parlor, body piercing. 14. Taxidermist. 15. Wedding chapel. B. Animal Care (Indoor) 1. Defined Any building or land used, designed or arranged for the care of animals without limited outdoor activity. Includes animal grooming, animal hospital, veterinary clinic, pet clinic, animal boarding, animal shelter, cattery, kennel and doggy day care. 2. Use Standards a. No overnight outdoor activity associated with the care of animals. For the purposes of this section “overnight” constitutes the hours between 11 PM and 7 AM. b. Outdoor activity, including but not limited to, walking and bathing of animals, is permitted during the day, provided that no more than 4 animals are engaged in outdoor activity at a time. For the purposes of this section, “during the day” constitutes the hours between 7 AM and 11 PM. C. Animal Care (Outdoor) 1. Defined Any building or land used, designed or arranged for the care of animals that includes overnight outdoor activity. Includes animal grooming, animal hospital, veterinary clinic, pet clinic, animal boarding, animal shelter, cattery, kennel and doggy day care. 2. Use Standards a. All exterior exercise areas and runs must be fenced for the safe confinement of animals. b. AType A1 or A2 transitional protective yard (see Sec. 7.2.4.A. ) must be established along any exterior areas used to exercise, walk, or keep animals that abut a residential use. c. No part of any building, structure or run in which animals are housed shall be closer than 150 feet from any property line, except property owned or occupied by an owner or operator; provided, that the minimum distance referred to above shall not apply if all portions of the facility in which animals are enclosed is located wholly within a building. d. In the AP District, 1 unlit announcement sign not exceeding 9 square feet in area and 3½ feet in height is allowed. D. Beauty/Hair Salon 1. Defined A facility providing beauty enhancement treatments such as hairdressing, nail, tanning, facials and therapeutic massage. Includes barber. 2. Use Standards A beauty/hair salon in an RX- District is subject to the following: a. Must be located on the first floor of a corner unit in an apartment building type located at the intersection of 2 public streets; b. The unit cannot exceed 4,000 square feet in gross floor area individually or cumulatively in combination with any other allowed Limited Commercial use per lot; and c. Hours of operation can begin no earlier than 6 AM and end no later than 11 PM, including all deliveries. E. Copy Center 1. Defined A facility that provides printing, publishing, photocopying, packing, shipping and quick-sign services.