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For all buildings or portions of buildings developed or enlarged after May 13, 1982, located within the Theater Subdistrict, facilities shall be provided for central refuse storage within the building, and no refuse shall be stored outside the building.
In all cases there shall be an area for central refuse storage provided at the rate of 75 square feet for non-compressed refuse or 50 square feet for compressed refuse for each 10,000 square feet of lot area. Such area shall be ventilated.
For carting purposes, such central storage area shall be directly accessible on a 24-hour basis to loading berths, where provided, or to the exterior of the building. Furthermore, the central storage area shall be accessible at all times to all uses occupying space within the building.
Such area shall be exempt from calculations for floor area as defined in Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS).

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