Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 43 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 6.8. Temporary Uses Sec. 6.8.1. Applicability A temporary use permit is intended to allow for the short-term placement of activi- ties, many of which would be not allowed on a permanent basis. The following regulations govern temporary uses. Sec. 6.8.2. Temporary Use Permit Required The following temporary uses are allowed subject to approval of a temporary use permit issued in accordance with Sec. 11.4.1. A. Temporary Event 1. A temporary event lasting 1 day shall be permitted without complying with the conditions below, provided that no more than 4 temporary events in any 1 calendar year shall be permitted on that premise. 2. All temporary events lasting more than 1 day on any premise in any one calendar year shall meet all of the following: a. No premise shall be the site of a temporary event exceeding a collective total of 20 days, or 3 individual weekends, or both within any one calendar year. In this context, a weekend shall constitute 3 consecutive days. b. Signs associated with a permitted temporary event shall be a maximum size of 64 square feet in area allocated to no more than 5 signs. c. All outdoor activities shall be discontinued by 11 PM when located closer than 500 feet to a residential use or a congregate care facility. d. No unauthorized encroachments on public rights-of-way are allowed. e. The temporary event must comply with all applicable floodplain policies. B. Fund Raising Activity for a Civic Use in a Residential District 1. The fund raising activity is on a periodic basis. 2. Activities are discontinued by 11 PM. C. Outdoor Mobile Vending Cart An outdoor mobile vending cart is allowed in any mixed use district subject to the following requirements: 1. Outdoor mobile vending carts shall be located on the same lot as a principal building. The minimum lot size is 2½ acres. 2. The maximum number of outdoor mobile vending carts per lot shall be in accordance with the following: a. One outdoor mobile vending cart on lots less than 5 acres. b. Two outdoor mobile vending carts on lots of 5 acres or greater but less than 10 acres. c. Three outdoor mobile vending carts on lots of 10 acres or greater but less than 15 acres. d. Four outdoor mobile vending carts on lots of 15 acres or greater. e. A maximum of 1 outdoor mobile vending cart when tenant occupancy equates to less than 50% of the gross floor area of the principal buildings. f. The amount of space occupied by outdoor mobile vending carts shall not exceed 1% of the occupied floor area gross of the principal buildings. 3. The dimensions of any outdoor mobile vending cart may not exceed the following: a. 50 square feet in area. b. A maximum length or width of 10 feet and a maximum height of 8 feet. c. The maximum height of 8 feet shall include any protection provided for the vendor or customer from outdoor conditions in the form of an umbrella, or other protective covering which must be attached to the cart. 4. All signage must be attached to the cart and shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet. 5. All requiredWake County and City of Raleigh permits and licenses shall be clearly displayed on the vending cart. 6. The vending cart must be located within 25 feet of a principal building facade containing a primary pedestrian entrance, located no closer than 10 feet to any entrance or exit and may not be situated such that the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic is restricted. 7. Hours of operation for any outdoor mobile vending cart shall be limited to the hours of operation of the associated principal use, but in no event be in operation between the hours of 11 PM and 8 AM. 8. Sales of goods and merchandise shall be limited to food and beverage items, fresh cut flowers and original artworks and handicrafts. CHAPTER 6. ​USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.7. Accessory Uses & Structures Sec. 6.7.3. Additional Standards for Specific Accessory Uses