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File #: 45548    Version: 1 Name: Clarifying automoblie service station activities
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/22/2016 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 2/7/2017 Final action: 2/7/2017
Enactment date: 2/21/2017 Enactment #: ORD-17-00021
Title: Amending Sections 28.151 and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify that automobile service station activities must occur inside a building and that the windows and doors to that building must be closed if working during evening hours.
Sponsors: David Ahrens
Attachments: 1. ZText_Memo.pdf
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Amending Sections 28.151 and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify that automobile service station activities must occur inside a building and that the windows and doors to that building must be closed if working during evening hours.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This amendment clarifies automobile service station activities must occur indoors (except for three limited activities specified in sub. (d.)). This amendment further specifies that if automobile service station activities are occurring between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:00 am, the doors and windows to the building in which these activities are occurring must remain closed. Also, this ordinance changes the name of the use Auto Repair Shop to Auto Repair Station in order to ensure consistency with how the use is referred to throughout the ordinance. Finally, this ordinance amends the definition of Auto Service Station to include electricity as a type of energy source that may be provided.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection entitled “Automobile Body Shop, Automobile Sales and Rental, Automobile Service Station, Automobile Repair Station, Convenience Store” of Section 28.151 entitled “Applicability” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

“Automobile Body Shop, Automobile Sales and Rental, Automobile Service Station, Automobile Repair Station, Convenience Store.
(a) All automobile servicing and repair activities shall either:
1. Bbe carried on within an enclosed building; or
2. Be screened along any property line that abuts a residential zoning district with:
a. A minimum of six (6) foot high masonry or decorative wood fencing; and
b. An area with a minimum width of eight (8) feet, planted with a minimum of one (1) shade tree per fifty (50) linear feet and one (1) shrub per four (4) linear fee...

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