Solon's zoning code does not allow pet stores in shopping plazas and other retail-friendly areas.
Voters will decided Nov. 6 if they want to allow pet stores in the C-2 Zoning District.
City planners can't find a good reason why they shoudn't be allowed.
Planning Director Rob Frankland said there is "no obvious planning rationale" for not allowing pet stores in the same zoning district that includes shopping centers, sit-down restaurants, banks and other office and retail uses.
Here is the ballot language:
Shall the Ordinance permitting pet stores in the C-2, "Restricted Commercial" zoning district within the City of Solon be approved?