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File #: 26410    Version: 1 Name: Mobile grocery - districts
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2012 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 6/12/2012
Enactment date: 6/21/2012 Enactment #: ORD-12-00072
Title: Amending Sec. 28.03(2) and portions of Chapter 28 of the Madison General Ordinances of the conservancy, agriculture, residential, office, commercial, manufacturing and specific manufacturing districts to allow mobile grocery as a permitted use.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Brian L. Solomon
Attachments: 1. 6.12.2012 registrations
Fiscal Note
No noteworthy fiscal impact is anticipated.
Title
Amending Sec. 28.03(2) and portions of Chapter 28 of the Madison General Ordinances of the conservancy, agriculture, residential, office, commercial, manufacturing and specific manufacturing districts to allow mobile grocery as a permitted use.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This amendment allows groceries to be sold from a modified truck that moves from site to site in areas not well-served by grocery stores.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
1. Subsection (2) entitled “Definitions” of Section 28.03 entitled “Rules and Definitions” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended by amending or adding therein the following:
“Mobile Grocery Store. A vehicle designed for over-the-road hauling that has been modified to sell groceries inside and that moves among sites on zoning lots on a daily basis.”
2. Paragraph 7. of Subdivision (b) entitled “Permitted Uses” of Subsection (2) entitled “Conservancy District” of Section 28.07 entitled “Special Districts” of the Madison General Ordinances is created to read as follows:
“7. Mobile grocery store provided that:
a. It is owned and operated by a non-profit entity.
b. There is a principal use on the zoning lot.
c. The location on the zoning lot shall be approved by the Traffic Engineer and the Zoning Administrator.
d. A waiver or modification of the off-street parking requirements for the principal use on the zoning lot has been obtained.
e. Hours of operation shall be between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.”
3. Paragraph 15. of Subdivision (b) entitled “Permitted Uses” of Subsection (3) entitled “Agriculture District” of Section 28.07 entitled “Special Districts” of the Madison General Ordinances is created to read as follows:
“15. Mobile grocery store provided that:
a. It is owned and operated by a non-profit entity.
b. There is a principal use on the ...

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