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A. Purpose

Provides for the rural residential use of land, accommodating low density developments on individual wells and septic systems. The district also provides for previously platted acreage lots in (formerly) agricultural zone districts of between 3 and 20 acres in size that would be non-conforming as of the effective date of this regulation.

 

TABLE 4.4 – SITE DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS

 
 

Regulator

1-Family Units

Other Permitted Uses

 

Site Area per Housing Unit

3 Acres

NA

 

Minimum Lot Area

3 Acres

3 Acres

 

Minimum Lot Width (feet)

100

100

 

Minimum Yards (feet)

Front Yard

Side Yard

Street Side Yard

Rear Yard

 

50

25

25

35

 

50

25

20

35

 

Maximum Height (feet)

35

35

 

Maximum Building Coverage

Note 1

Note 1

 

Maximum Impervious Coverage

NA

NA

 

Maximum Amount of Total Parking Located in Street Yard

NA

NA

 

Project Size Requiring Planned Development District (PD)

NA

NA

         

 

Note 1: Residential accessory building coverage up to 20% of the rear yard.

Note 3: Subdivision of property for residential use is not allowed in the one half mile buffer zone around the active industrial waste monofill operation at the Douglas County RDF Landfill site, the industrial waste monofill site located south of the Douglas County RDF Landfill site permitted by Conditional Use Permit issued to Waste Management and the Pheasant Point Landfill. (amended March 18, 2008)

B. Additional Requirements.

1. All new subdivisions and lots must comply with the Conservation Development Regulations in Article 7.

2. Currently platted lots, in existence as of the effective date of this regulation, are encouraged to use elements of Conservation Development if possible.

3. Open space requirements for new subdivisions (percentage of the development that must be dedicated open space and protected from future development).

For gross densities:

(i) 1 unit per 3 to 5 acres inclusive – 50%

(ii) Greater than 1 unit per 5 acres to 1 unit per 10 acres inclusive – 70%

(iii) Greater than 1 unit per 10 acres to 20 acres inclusive – 90%

 

 



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