Chapter 18.20
OR OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL DISTRICT

Sections:

18.20.010    Intent.

18.20.020    Use regulations.

18.20.030    Standards.

18.20.010 Intent.

This district is intended to protect outdoor recreational uses on public lands or on private lands if requested by the property owner. This zone does not convey public use of private property. (Ord. 2000-06 § 2, 2000; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.10.010.)

18.20.020 Use regulations.

A. Permitted Uses. In the OR, outdoor recreational district, permitted uses are:

1. Accessory uses;

2. Archery range;

3. Campgrounds;

4. Communications tower, minor;

5. Community garden, neighborhood;

6. Community garden, regional;

7. Corrals and hitching posts;

8. Dock, deck or boat launch;

9. Golf courses and related buildings;

10. Ice rinks, outdoor;

11. Nature centers and related buildings;

12. Playgrounds;

13. Playing fields;

14. Recreational open space;

15. Shooting range, indoor;

16. Shooting range, outdoor permitted;

17. Skiing facilities and related buildings.

B. Conditional Uses. In the OR, outdoor recreational district, conditional uses are:

1. Communications tower, major;

2. Convention, exhibition, and civic centers and auditoriums;

3. Domestic livestock;

4. Organized trail facilities and related buildings, as a principal use;

5. Public recreation buildings and community centers;

6. Public utility and service uses including, but not limited to: fire stations, transfer stations, neighborhood dumpsters, public dumping sites, electric substations, gas regulator stations, sewage treatment plants, well and water pumping stations, water filtration plants, water reservoirs, and other similar uses. These uses do not include the installation and maintenance of utility lines which are permitted uses in all zoning districts;

7. Schools: art, music, dance, business, trade and similar educational uses;

8. Shooting range, outdoor;

9. Stadiums, arenas and fairgrounds, and ice rinks, indoor;

10. Travel trailer parks;

11. Watersports facilities;

12. Zoos and animal parks. (Ord. 2017-21 § 3, 2017; amended during 2016 republication; Ord. 2015-67 §§ 3, 4, 2016; Ord. 2012-58 §§ 2, 3, 6, 2013; Ord. 2009-05 § 3, 2009; Ord. 2007-70 § 2, 2007; Ord. 2000-06 § 3, 2000; Ord. 89-099 § 3, 1989; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.10.020.)

18.20.030 Standards.

In the OR, outdoor recreational district, geometric standards are:

A. Lot Area. There shall be no minimum lot area except as may be required by the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in areas where community sewer and water are unavailable.

B. Required Yards for Buildings.

1. Front yard shall not be less than 50 feet;

2. Side yard shall not be less than 25 feet;

3. Rear yard shall not be less than 25 feet.

C. Building Height. Unlimited.

D. Exceptions to Yard and Building Height Requirements. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC.

E. Parking. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC.

F. Signs. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC. (Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.10.030.)