CHAPTER 11

MULTIPLE USE, AGRICULTURE
AND RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

11.1  Agricultural District - A-40
11.2  Agricultural District - A-10
11.3  Rural Residential District - RR-5
11.4  Codes and Symbols
       Table 11.1

11.1 AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT - A-40.

   (1) The purposes of providing a 40 acre agriculture district are to promote and preserve in appropriate areas conditions favorable to agriculture; to maintain greenbelt spaces; to provide areas established as mountain valley, desert and other open generally undeveloped lands where human habitation would be limited in order to protect land and other open space resources; to reduce unreasonable requirements for public utility and service expenditures through uneconomic and unwise dispersal and scattering of population; to avoid damage to watersheds,water pollution, soil erosion and prevent danger from wildland fires. This district is intended to include activities normally and necessarily related to the conduct of agriculture and to protect the district from the intrusion of uses inimical to the continuance of agricultural activity and open spaces.

Minimum Lot Size.............................................................................................................. 40 acres
Minimum Width at Front or Rear Setback.............................................................................. 200 feet
Minimum Frontage (on a public street or an approved private street)......................................... 660 feet

Minimum Yard Setback Requirements:

       Front Yard................................................................................................................... 30 feet
       Rear Yard.................................................................................................................... 60 feet
       Side Yard.................................................................................................................... 20 feet
       On corner lots, 2 front yards and 2 rear yards are required.

Maximum Building Height..................................................................................................... 45 feet

Required Improvements:

       Street grading with engineered swales
       Street base
       Surface drainage facilities
       Waste water disposal
       Culinary water facilities
       Street name signs and street lighting in subdivisions

11.2 AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS - A-10.

   (1) The purposes or providing a 10 acre agriculture district is to promote and preserve in appropriate areas conditions favorable to agriculture and to maintain greenbelt spaces. This district is intended to include activities normally and necessarily related to the conduct of agriculture and to protect the district from the intrusion of uses inimical to the continuance of agricultural activity.

       Minimum Lot Size.....................................................................................................10 acres
       Minimum Width at Front or Rear Setback.................................................................... 200 feet
       Minimum Frontage (on a public street or an approved private street)................................ 60 feet

Minimum Yard Setback Requirements:

       Front Yard................................................................................................................. 30 feet
       Rear Yard.................................................................................................................. 60 feet
       Side Yard.................................................................................................................. 20 feet
       On corner lots, 2 front yards and 2 rear yards are required.

Maximum Building Height.................................................................................................... 45 feet

Required improvements:

      Street grading with engineered swales
       Street base
       Surface drainage facilities
       Waste water disposal
       Culinary water facilities
Street name signs and street lighting in subdivisions

11.3 RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT - RR-5.

   (1) The purpose of providing a rural residential district are to promote and preserve in appropriate areas conditions favorable to large-lot family life, maintain a rural atmosphere, the keeping of limited numbers of animals and fowl, and reduced requirements for public utilities, services and infrastructure. These districts are intended to be primarily residential in character and protected from encroachment by commercial and industrial uses.

       Minimum Lot Size...................................................................................................... 5 acres
Minimum Width at Front or Rear Setback..................................................................... 165 feet
Minimum Frontage (on a public street or an approved private street)................................. 50 feet

Minimum Yard Setback Requirements:

Front Yard.................................................................................................................. 30 feet
Rear Yard................................................................................................................... 50 feet
Side Yard................................................................................................................... 20 feet
On corner lots, 2 front yards and 2 rear yards are required.

Maximum Height:

Buildings.................................................................................................................... 35 feet
Windmills for on-site, private power generation............................................................... 60 feet

Maximum Building Coverage............................................................................................10 percent

Required Improvements:

Street grading
Street base
Curb, gutters and sidewalks in subdivisions
Surface drainage facilities
Waste water disposal
Culinary water facilities
Street name signs and street lighting in subdivisions
Fire hydrants in subdivisions
Street monuments

11.4 CODES AND SYMBOLS.

  (1) In the following sections of this chapter, uses of land or buildings which are allowed in various districts are shown as ‘permitted uses,” indicated by a ‘P’ in the appropriate column, or as a “conditional use,” indicated by a “C” in the appropriate column. If a use is not allowed in a given district, it is either not named in the use list or it is indicated in the appropriate column by a dash, “-.“ If  a regulation applies in a given district, it is indicated in the appropriate column by a numeral to show the linear or square feet required, or by the letter "A."  If the regulation does not apply, it is indicated in the appropriate column by a dash, “-.“ No building, structure or land shall be used and no building or structure shall be hereafter erected, structurally altered, enlarged or maintained in the multiple use, agricultural, or rural residential districts except as provided in this Code.

Refer to Table 11.1