Chapter 18.28
RA-40, RA-20, RA-10 AND RA-5 RURAL AND AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS

Sections:

18.28.010    Intent.

18.28.020    Use regulations.

18.28.030    Standards.

18.28.010 Intent.

These districts are intended for agricultural uses of land for very low density residential development. These districts are intended for areas where community sewer and water systems are unavailable. (Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.14.010.)

18.28.020 Use regulations.

A. Permitted Uses. In the RA-40, RA-20, RA-10 and RA-5, rural and agricultural districts, permitted uses are:

1. Accessory uses;

2. Agribusiness;

3. Agricultural uses;

4. Airports, heliports and aircraft landing fields, and related buildings essential in the operation of said uses, in the RA-40 and RA-20 districts only;

5. Animal and veterinary hospitals;

6. Animal boarding and breeding facilities;

7. Archery range;

8. Bed and breakfast homestay;

9. Bed and breakfast residence;

10. Blacksmith shop;

11. Church buildings;

12. Commercial agriculture;

13. Commercial and/or domestic livestock;

14. Communications tower, major;

15. Communications tower, minor;

16. Community garden, neighborhood;

17. Community garden, regional;

18. Golf courses and related buildings;

19. Grange hall;

20. Guesthouse;

21. Home occupations;

22. Kennels, major and minor;

23. Marijuana cultivation facility, indoor large;

24. Marijuana cultivation facility, indoor small;

25. Marijuana cultivation facility, outdoor limited;

26. Mobile homes;

27. Public utility and service uses including, but not limited to: fire stations, transfer stations, 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;

28. Riding academies and stables;

29. Sawmills, noncommercial;

30. Shooting range, indoor;

31. Shooting range, outdoor permitted;

32. Single-family detached dwellings;

33. Storage of fertilizers, farm supplies and common livestock husbandry;

34. Trade/technical/vocational school;

35. Two-family attached dwellings.

B. Conditional Uses. In the RA-40, RA-20, RA-10 and RA-5, rural and agricultural districts, conditional uses are:

1. Airports, heliports and aircraft landing fields, and related buildings essential in the operation of said uses, in the RA-10 and RA-5 districts only;

2. Biosolids application when used for agricultural purposes or beneficial land application, conditionally permitted in the RA-40 district only;

3. Cemeteries;

4. Clubs and lodges;

5. Day care facilities;

6. Dormitories and other dwelling units, including mobile homes, placed on the premises to be used by individuals employed in the agricultural uses of the premises;

7. Group homes;

8. Hostels;

9. Marijuana cultivation facility, indoor unlimited;

10. Marijuana cultivation facility, outdoor unlimited;

11. Marijuana product manufacturing facility, limited;

12. Marijuana retail agricultural accessory facility;

13. Marijuana testing facility;

14. Mobile home parks;

15. Neighborhood dumpsters;

16. Public dumping sites;

17. Professional offices;

18. Residential cluster development;

19. Sawmills, commercial;

20. School buildings;

21. Shooting range, outdoor;

22. Stadiums, arenas and fairgrounds;

23. Wildlife and animal parks. (Ord. 2017-21 § 4, 2017; Ord. 2017-14 § 4, 2017; Ord. 2015-67 §§ 5, 6, 2016; Ord. 2015-41 §§ 3, 4, 2015; Ord. 2012-58 §§ 2, 3, 5, 6, 2013; Ord. 2012-22 § 3, 2012; Ord. 2009-05 § 4, 2009; Ord. 94-046 § 2, 1994; Ord. 93-064 § 4, 1994; Ord. 93-053 § 2, 1993; Ord. 90-075 § 2, 1990; Ord. 90-006 § 3, 1990; Ord. 89-099 § 4, 1990; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.14.020.)

18.28.030 Standards.

In the RA-40, RA-20, RA-10 and RA-5, rural and agricultural districts, geometric standards are:

A. Lot Area.

1. In the RA-40 district, lot area shall not be less than 1,600,000 square feet.

2. In the RA-20 district, lot area shall not be less than 800,000 square feet.

3. In the RA-10 district, lot area shall not be less than 400,000 square feet.

4. In the RA-5 district, lot area shall not be less than 200,000 square feet.

B. Required Yards for Buildings.

1. Front yard shall not be less than 35 feet.

2. Side yard shall not be less than 10 feet.

3. Rear yard shall not be less than 10 feet.

C. Building Height. Unlimited.

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

E. Parking. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC.

F. Signs. See Chapter 18.96 FNSBC. (Ord. 2016-12 § 3, 2016; Ord. 88-070 § 3, 1988; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988. 2004 Code § 18.14.030.)