Title 17C Land Use Standards
Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions
Article III. Commercial Categories
Adult business uses include an “adult retail use establishment” and an “adult entertainment establishment.” An “adult retail use establishment” is defined in SMC 17A.020.010. An “adult entertainment establishment” is an enclosed building, or any portion thereof, used for presenting performances, activities, or material relating to “specified sexual activities,” as defined in SMC 17A.020.190, or “specified anatomical areas,” as defined in SMC 17A.020.190, for observation by patrons therein.
Accessory uses may include offices, storage of goods, manufacture or repackaging of goods for on-site sale, and parking.
Examples include adult bookstores, arcades, and adult motion picture theaters. "Adult-oriented merchandise" means any goods, products, commodities, or other ware, including but not limited to, videos, CD ROMs, DVDs, computer disks or other storage devices, magazines, books, pamphlets, posters, cards, periodicals or non-clothing novelties which depict, describe or simulate specified anatomical areas, as defined in SMC 17A.020.190, or specified sexual activities, as defined in SMC 17A.020.190.
Date Passed: Monday, April 18, 2011
Effective Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011
ORD C34711 Section 2