Article 9.45 - Hotels & Motels

Hotels are permitted in the Highway Commercial and Corporate Business Districts subject to the requirements below; Motels are permitted in the Corporate Business District only, subject to the requirements below:

.1 Any structure in which a hotel or motel is the principal or accessory use shall be separated by a distance of at least 250 feet from any residential or mixed use zoning district, measured from the closest point of the lot occupied by the hotel or motel to the closest point of lots in residential and mixed use zoning districts.

.2 Any structure in which a hotel or motel is the principal or accessory use is spaced less than established in 1 above shall require a special use permit subject to the following standards as well as all other standards applicable for special use permits:

a. Any structure in which a hotel or motel is the principle or accessory use shall be separated by a distance no less than three (3) times the height of the proposed structure closest to the common lot line of the adjoining residential and mixed use zone, but in no case less than 100 feet.

b. That all other site design requirements stated in this code are met.

c. That the proposed use will not endanger the public health and safety, not substantially reduce the value of nearby property.

d. That the proposed use will not be in conflict with the objectives of the most detailed plan adopted for the area.

e. That vehicular access to the use will be provided only by way of a major or minor thoroughfare, or a commercial street within a commercial or mixed use project.

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