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Northwood News ♦ April 2002

The Purpose of C-4 Zoning at Woodmoor Shopping Center

The purpose of the C-4 zone is “to provide locations for low-density commercial uses of a nature which are compatible with locations on arterial or major roads outside of central business districts and regional shopping centers.”  Further, it is intended for locations “where low-intensity development is necessary to preclude an adverse impact on public facilities in the area.”

The zoning ordinance goes into detail about:

The zoning ordinance also allows more intensive development on C-4 sites under additional special regulations, providing that the approved and adopted master plan does not disallow it for the specific property.  KFC/Pizza Hut’s application for a special exception is made under these additional requirements, based on the assumption that the lot is integral to the shopping center:

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