This provision establishes use and activity standards for the City's “corner commercial” category of development, which allows for certain small-scale commercial uses on corner lots on major streets, including “healthy food grocers.”
See reference to promoting health (§ 15-2722.I.1) and healthy food grocer (§ 15-2722.D.4).
Indicates that the special zoning use for "Corner Commercial" must be "oriented to serve the immediate neighborhood, promoting health, and facilitating a sense of community between neighbors" and be complementary to the character of the surrounding neighborhood.
The purpose of this section is to allow for the development of small-scale, neighborhood-serving commercial establishments that can provide convenient, walkable access to important amenities and that can increase the sense of community and value to the surrounding neighborhood. § 15-2722.A.
If the Director determines that the proposed use or building is allowed as a matter of right by this Code, and conforms to all the applicable development and use standards (e.g., Corner Commercial § 15-2722), the Director shall issue a Zone Clearance. § 15-5103.
This policy is located in the Fresno, California Code of Ordinances, Chapter 15 - Citywide Development Code, Including Revisions, Part III - Regulations Applying to Some or All Districts, Article 27 - Standards for Specific Use and Activities. History: Added Ord. 2015-39, § 1, eff. 1-9-16; Am. Ord. 2018-25, § 26, eff. 6-11-18; Am. Ord. 2018-66, § 47, eff. 1-18-19.