Chapter 18.16
RF-4 AND RF-2 RURAL FARMSTEAD DISTRICTS

Sections:

18.16.010    Intent.

18.16.020    Use regulations.

18.16.030    Standards.

18.16.010 Intent.

These districts are intended for small scale agricultural uses of land. These districts are intended for areas where community sewer and water systems are unavailable. (Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988)

18.16.020 Use regulations.

A. Permitted Uses. In the RF-4 and RF-2, rural farmstead districts, permitted uses are:

1. Accessory uses;

2. Agricultural uses;

3. Animal and veterinary hospitals;

4. Animal boarding and breeding facilities;

5. Bed and breakfast homestay;

6. Bed and breakfast residence;

7. Church buildings;

8. Clubs and lodges;

9. Commercial agriculture;

10. Commercial and/or domestic livestock;

11. Communications tower, minor;

12. Guesthouse;

13. Home occupations;

14. Kennels, major and minor;

15. Mobile homes;

16. Riding academies and stables;

17. Single-family detached dwellings;

18. Two-family attached dwellings;

19. Trade/technical/vocational school.

B. Conditional Uses. In the RF-4 and RF-2, rural farmstead districts, conditional uses are:

1. Agribusiness;

2. Airports, heliports and aircraft landing fields, and related buildings essential in the operation of such uses;

3. Cemeteries;

4. Communications tower, major;

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. Professional offices;

10. Public utility and service uses including, but not limited to: fire stations, transfer stations, neighborhood dumpsters, public dumping sites, electric substations, gas regulator stations, telephone exchanges, 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;

11. Residential cluster development;

12. School buildings. (Ord. 2012-58 §§ 2, 3, 6, 2013; Ord. 2012-22 § 4, 2012; Ord. 2009-05 § 5, 2009; Ord. 94-046 § 3, 1994; Ord. 89-099 § 5, 1990; Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988)

18.16.030 Standards.

In the RF-4 and RF-2, rural farmstead districts, geometric standards are:

A. Lot Area.

1. In the RF-4 district, lot area shall not be less than 160,000 square feet;

2. In the RF-2 district, lot area shall not be less than 80,000 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 and Building Height Requirements. See Chapter 18.50 FNSBC.

E. Parking. See Chapter 18.50 FNSBC.

F. Signs. See Chapter 18.50 FNSBC. (Ord. 88-010 § 2, 1988)