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A. District Intent. The LB (local business) district is intended to be used as follows:

Use, Type, and Intensity.

Low intensity commercial uses

Allow uses that are compatible with residential development

Application of District.

Existing and new development

Can be used as a buffer or transitional district

Small geographic areas on the zoning map

Development Standards.

Disallow commercial structures that notably exceed the building mass of surrounding residential structures

Require quality development standards to minimize impacts on adjacent residential properties while encouraging economic vitality

Minimize light, noise, and water pollution

Appropriate Adjacent Districts.

CO, PR, A2, R2, VR, M2, MP, IS, LB, GC, and CP

Plan Commission.

Use this zoning district for existing developments and for new commercial development when not detrimental to the County and surrounding properties

Development should not precede the residential development that would support the businesses

Board of Zoning Appeals.

Allow a special exception use only when it is compatible with the surrounding areas

Be sensitive to aesthetics and the potential for light pollution, noise pollution, pedestrian safety, and vehicular safety

B. Permitted Uses.

Accessory Permitted Uses.

Wind turbine system, small

Commercial Permitted Uses.


Bank machine/ATM, walk-up

Club or lodge

Coffee shop

Computer service

Day care


Ice cream shop


Retail (type 1) very low intensity

C. Special Exception Uses.

Commercial Special Exception Uses.

Automobile oriented business (type 1)

Office, general (upper floors only)

Retail (type 2) low intensity

Residential Special Exception Uses.

Dwelling, upper floor (1 unit) [Ord. 12-27-11 § 2.27.]