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27.30.010 PERMITTED USES.

The following uses are permitted provided that the use limitations contained in Section 27.30.025, "Permitted and special uses—Twenty-Fifth Avenue Improvement Area," shall apply to properties in the Twenty-Fifth Avenue Improvement Area and the use limitations contained in Section 27.30.027, "Permitted and special uses—Hillsdale Station Area Plan Active Zone," shall apply to properties in the Hillsdale Station Area Plan Active Zone:

(a) Permitted Uses in Residential Districts. Residential units only on parcels designated with a residential overlay district classification subject to R3 district "Minimum Development Standards" in Section 27.22.040 and affordable housing requirements as adopted by City Council resolution, unless otherwise specified in Chapter 27.29; however, secondary units are prohibited;

(b) Animal grooming, provided no overnight boarding occurs on the site;

(c) Bakeries;

(d) Barber shops and hair salons;

(e) Delicatessens;

(f) Dry cleaners, with customer service areas;

(g) Financial institutions, provided the ground floor area devoted to this use does not exceed 2,500 square feet per establishment;

(h) Health studios and spas;

(i) Laundromats;

(j) Libraries;

(k) Newspaper publishing;

(l) Offices, provided the ground floor area devoted to this use does not exceed 2,500 square feet per establishment;

(m) Photo processing;

(n) Picture framing;

(o) Real estate establishments;

(p) Restaurants and accessory outdoor dining areas, without drive-through facilities;

(q) Retail uses, such as, but not limited to, the following uses, subject to a maximum of 15,000 square feet of floor area per establishment except for supermarkets and drug stores:

(1) Antique shops,

(2) Apparel sales, tailoring and repair stores,

(3) Drug stores,

(4) Hardware and garden supply stores,

(5) Household furnishings,

(6) Pet shops,

(7) Supermarkets and grocery stores;

(r) Reverse vending machines, subject to regulations established in Chapter 27.69;

(s) Schools and day care facilities;

(t) Travel agencies;

(u) Accessory uses to principle uses permitted; and

(v) Other compatible uses as determined by the zoning administrator.