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ARTICLE 4 R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT 4.0 PURPOSE The purpose of the R-1 Residential District is to provide an area for low intensity residential and associated land uses. In an R-1 Residential District no building or premise shall be used and no building shall be erected which is arranged, intended or designed to be used for other than one or more of the following specified uses. 4.1 USES PERMITTED IN THE R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT 4.1.1 Single family dwelling, but excluding tents, cabins, trailers, trailer coaches, and mobile homes; 4.1.2 Church, school, public park playground and/or buildings pertaining to the use thereof, but only provided the main building therefore, be not less than fifty (50) feet from adjoining property line; and, 4.1.3 Accessory buildings and uses. 4.2 CONDITIONAL USES - WITH APPROVAL BY THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING 4.2.1 Country clubs, private clubs or lodges, golf courses and similar uses and facilities. Buildings and structures shall be located not less than seventy- five (75) feet from any lot line; 4.2.2 Utility sub-stations and pump houses providing that such structures will not detract from the general appearance of the area nor adversely affect the comfort, safety or welfare of the residents of the area; 4.2.3 Any person may maintain an office or may carry on a customary home occupation such as handicrafts, dressmaking, millinery, laundry, preserving and home cooking; provided that such occupations shall be conducted exclusively by resident occupants, that not more than one- quarter (1/4) of the floor area of said residence shall be used for such purpose, that no structural alterations involving features not customarily found in dwellings are required, and that the entrance to the space devoted to such use shall be from within the dwelling. 4.2.4 A tourist Bed and Breakfast house having not more than five (5) guest rooms when located on a State or Federal Highway provided the building in which such use is housed shall be located at least twenty-five (25) feet from other lots in any R-District; 4-1 4.2.5 Libraries, college buildings and funeral homes providing that the main building be not less than fifty (50) feet from adjoining property lines; 4.2.6 Cemeteries; and, 4.2.7 Essential services. 4.3 MAXIMUM HEIGHT REGULATIONS WITHIN THE R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT See “Official Schedule of District Regulations” Section 12.2. 4.4 REQUIRED FLOOR AREA IN THE R-1 DISTRICT See “Official Schedule of District Regulations” Section 12.2. 4.5 REQUIRED LOT SIZE REGULATIONS AND FRONTAGE WITHIN THE R-1 DISTRICT See “Official Schedule of District Regulations” Section 12.2. 4.6 REQUIRED YARD REGULATIONS WITHIN THE R-1 DISTRICT See “Official Schedule of District Regulations” Section 12.2. 4.7 REQUIRED SETBACK REGULATIONS WITHIN THE R-1 DISTRICT See “Official Schedule of District Regulations” Section 12.2. 4-2