Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 30 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 6. ​USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.4. Commercial Uses Sec. 6.4.11. Retail Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel), furniture, garden supplies, gifts or novelties, groceries, hardware, home improvement, household products, jewelry, medical supplies, music, musical instruments, office supplies, package shipping, pets, pet supplies, pharmaceuticals, photo finishing, picture frames, plants, printed materials, produce, seafood, souvenirs, sporting goods, stationery, tobacco, used or secondhand goods, vehicle parts and accessories, videos and related products. 2. Art gallery. 3. Check cashing, payday loan. 4. Pawnshop. B. Pawnshop 1. Defined A shop where loans are made with personal property as security. C. Use Standards 1. A retail sales use 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. c. Hours of operation can begin no earlier than 6 AM and end no later than 11 PM, including all deliveries. d. Drive-thru or drive-in facilities are not permitted. e. Vehicle fuel sales, check cashing and payday loan facilities are not permitted. 2. A retail sales use in an OX- District is subject to the following: a. Must be within or attached to a multi-tenant building, cannot be located in a standalone building. b. The floor area of the retail use cannot exceed 15% of the gross floor area of the entire building or 4,000 square feet, whichever is greater individually or cumulatively in combination with any other allowed Limited Commercial use per lot. c. Hours of operation can begin no earlier than 6 AM and end no later than 11 PM, including all deliveries. d. Drive-thru or drive-in facilities are not permitted. e. Vehicle fuel sales, check cashing and payday loan facilities are not permitted. 3. Vehicle Fuel Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel) in the NX- District is subject to the following: a. If any portion of the property is located within 200 feet of a Residential District (determined by a straight line from the property line to the district boundary line) Vehicle Fuel Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel) shall meet all of the following: i. Width Dimensions: a) Width (min): 100’ ii. Any lot that contains Vehicle Fuel Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel) must be located within 300’ of the centerline of an intersection that includes a street from at least one of the following Street Types: Mixed Use Streets or Major Streets. iii. Hours of operation for Vehicle Fuel Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel) can begin no earlier than 6 AM and end no later than 11 PM. Operations include all deliveries and collections. Preparation, store cleaning and inventory may be allowed during these restricted hours. Uses other thanVehicle Fuel Sales (including gasoline and diesel fuel), car washing and vacuuming may continue operation during these restricted hours. iv. The total number of vehicles capable of being simultaneously serviced cannot exceed 8. v. All vacuuming and compression machines located outside of an enclosed building shall be located at least 50 feet from a Residential District or use and shall be of a design that does not exceed a noise level reading of 55 dB(A).

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