DIVISION 3. RURAL RESIDENCE DISTRICT (R-R) Sec. 27-421. Intent.
The rural residence district (R-R) is composed of agricultural and residential areas that are now or will be developed in low density residential uses. As such, it will consist primarily of single-family detached dwellings, with special exceptions limited to those uses or facilities that will serve the residents of the district, without detriment to its character. (Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.1, 3-1-88)
Sec. 27-422. Use regulations.
(a) Uses by right. In any R-R rural residence district, land, buildings, or premises may be used by right only for one or more of the following: (1) (2) Single-family dwelling. Limited farming activities, including: a. b. c. d. (b) Greenhouses. Horticulture. Nurseries. Crop raising.
Accessory uses. Buildings and structures customarily related to those uses, permitted above, and on the same lot with the main building, may be permitted, providing they meet all area and dimension regulations herein set forth, including: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Private detached garage. Private swimming pool (see division 25 of article X of this chapter). Storage building (see division 30 of article X of this chapter for location requirements). Private boatdock or boathouse. Farm buildings (see division 30 of article X of this chapter for location requirements).
Special exceptions. The following uses may be permitted or denied in this district after review by the Planning and Zoning Commission and provided the Town Council determines that the application meets the criteria contained in section 27-98, all other applicable provisions of law, and does not otherwise adversely affect the public. (1) (2) (3) (4) Parks, playgrounds and community centers. Churches and other places of worship. Home occupations (see division 14 of article X of this chapter). Excavation and removal of natural resources (see division 15 of article X of this
chapter). (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) Kennels and stables (see division 22 of article X of this chapter). Planned unit development (see article VIII of this chapter). Day care and preschool facilities (see division 23 of article X of this chapter). Marine facilities (see division 17 of article X of this chapter). Cemeteries (see division 29 of article X of this chapter). Utility services (see division 21 of article X of this chapter). Public or private schools. Mobile home parks (see division 26 of article X of this chapter). Guest cottage. Limited public uses (see division 10 of article X of this chapter).
(Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.2, 3-1-88; Ord. No. 37-99, § 7, 10-19-99; Ord. No. 33-02, § 4, 6-18-02)
Sec. 27-423. Area and dimension regulations.
In the rural residence district, on each lot that is used thereafter, and on each lot upon which a building or structure hereafter is erected or enlarged and maintained, the following regulations shall be observed: TABLE INSET:
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) Lot area (minimum).......... Lot width (minimum).......... Lot depth (minimum).......... Front setback (minimum).......... Rear setback (minimum).......... Side yard (minimum)(interior).......... (corner).......... Building height (maximum).......... Lot coverage (maximum).......... Dwelling unit floor area (minimum).......... 43,560 square feet 150 feet 150 feet 40 feet 25 feet 25 feet 40 feet 35 feet 35 percent 1,200 square feet
Note: on double frontage lots this applies on both frontages
Roof overhang may project a maximum of 30 inches into required setbacks.
(Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.3.A, 3-1-88)
Sec. 27-424. Access.
(a) Intent. The regulations and requirements set forth in this division are intended to provide private and/or public access to all parcels of land or development within the Town and to control vehicular movements thereto to facilitate safe and uncongested traffic patterns. Regulations. Prior to issuance of a building permit, all parcels of land subdivided or development of land within the Town after March 1, 1988,
shall have access to a dedicated public road or street, or to a private road or street developed to the Town standards for a public road or street as set forth in chapter 25. (1) (2) Reserved. Where double fronted lots are created adjacent to collector or arterial streets, they shall front on a local street and the rear of the lot shall be the side which abuts the collector or arterial street; in such cases, the lot shall be screened from the abutting collector or arterial street with landscaping and/or a decorative wall. No residential lots shall front directly or have direct access to a collector, arterial or higher classification of street.
(Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.A, 3-1-88; Ord. No. 32-91, § 4, 1-7-92)
Sec. 27-425. Reserved.
Editor's note: Ordinance No. 32-91, § 3, adopted January 7, 1992, repealed § 502.4.B. in its entirety; therefore § 27-425 was deleted. Formerly, such section pertained to parking and derived from Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.B, 3-1-88.
Sec. 27-426. Fences and walls and hedges.
(a) (b) Intent. The intent of this section is to provide regulations and requirements for the location of fences, walls and hedges within the Town. Regulations. Fences and walls enclosing any permitted use, except primary agricultural uses, shall comply with the building permit procedures of the Town. Hedges shall comply with the requirements of chapter 23 as regards sight visibility. (1) Within the area formed by the rights-of-way lines of intersecting streets, a straight line connecting points on such rights-of-way lines at a distance 25 feet in length along such rights-of-way lines, such connecting lines extending beyond the points to the edge of the pavement, there shall be a clear space with no obstruction to vision. Fences, walls, hedges and vision obstructing plantings shall be restricted to a height of 2 1/2 feet or less above the average grade of each street as measured at the centerlines thereof. On residentially zoned property, fences, walls, and hedges may be erected, planted or maintained along or adjacent to lot line to a height not exceeding six feet in the required side and rear yards. Fences, hedges or walls erected within the front yard area in any residential district shall not exceed four feet in height. No fence, wall or hedge in a commercial or industrial usage shall exceed a height of eight feet. Walls, fences, hedges or similar types of barrier or enclosure that are erected in any residential district shall not contain any substance such as broken glass, spikes, nails or similar materials designed to inflict pain or injury to any person or animal.
(Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.C, 3-1-88; Ord. No. 01-04, § 2, 11-23-04)
Sec. 27-427. Performance standards.
For the application of performance standards on the R-R rural residence district, see the provisions of article XI of this chapter. (Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.D, 3-1-88)
Sec. 27-428. Landscaping.
For landscaping and tree protection provisions and their application to the R-R rural residence district, see the provisions of chapters 23 and 26. (Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.E, 3-1-88)
Sec. 27-429. Signs.
For provisions regulating signs and their application to the R-R rural residence district, see article XII of this chapter. (Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.F, 3-1-88)
Sec. 27-430. Flood hazard regulations.
For provisions regulating flood hazard conditions and their application to the R-R rural residence district, see chapter 22. (Ord. No. 10-88, § 502.4.G, 3-1-88) Secs. 27-431--27-445. Reserved.