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Commercial Zones

C-O: Commercial Office - Uses of a predominantly nonretail commercial nature, such as business, professional and medical offices, or related administrative services.

C-A: Ancillary Commercial - Certain small retail commercial uses, physician and dental offices, and similar professional offices that are strictly related to and supply necessities in frequent demand and daily needs of an area with a minimum of consumer travel; maximum size of zone: 3 net acres.

C-1: Local Commercial, Existing - All of the uses permitted in the C-S-C Zone.

C-2: General Commercial, Existing - All of the uses permitted in the C-S-C Zone, with additions and modifications.

C-C: Community Commercial, Existing - All of the uses permitted in the C-S-C Zone.

C-G: General Commercial, Existing - All of the uses permitted in the C-S-C Zone.

C-S-C: Commercial Shopping Center - Retail and service commercial activities generally located within shopping center facilities; size will vary according to trade area.

C-H: Highway Commercial, Existing - All of the uses permitted in the C-M Zone.

C-M: Commercial Miscellaneous - Varied commercial uses, including office and highway-oriented uses, which may be disruptive to the compactness and homogeneity of retail shopping centers.

C-W: Commercial Waterfront - Marine activities related to tourism, vacationing, boating and sports, water-oriented recreation, together with limited employment areas which cater to marine activities along a waterfront.

C-R-C: Commercial Regional Center - Provides locations for major regional shopping malls and related uses that are consistent with the concept of an upscale mall. Minimum area for development - one hundred (100) gross continuous acres; maximum FAR - .75; maximum building height - 75ft.; maximum building coverage, excluding parking - 50%; Detailed Site Plan approval required.