Chapter 18.11


18.11.010    Purpose.

18.11.020    Permitted uses.

18.11.030    Accessory uses.

18.11.040    Development standards – General.

18.11.050    Development standards – Detached accessory buildings.

18.11.060    Nonconforming uses.

18.11.010 Purpose.

A. Purpose. To provide adequate areas for travel trailers, motor homes, and campers for seasonal or temporary occupancy, that will also provide certain necessary convenience services.

B. Scope. This zone shall be located on or near interstate, state, and federal highways, or in such areas as may be designated by duly adopted area or neighborhood plans. [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.11.020 Permitted uses.

A. Uses Permitted.

1. Trailer park;

2. Single-family dwelling, manufactured or mobile home or trailer on lots in subdivisions which were approved prior to January 6, 1971. Such uses shall conform to all other requirements of this chapter. [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.11.030 Accessory uses.

A. Uses Conditionally Permitted.

1. Accessory commercial uses for a trailer park, if located on the premises of the park not closer than 100 feet to any public street, and intended, provided and operated primarily for the convenience of the trailer park, as follows:

a. Food market, including packaged beer and wine,

b. Recreational facilities,

c. Soda fountain or soft drink stand,

d. Personal services,

e. Gasoline service station (no repairing),

f. Restaurant facilities;

2. Dwelling unit for the use of the manager or caretaker. [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.11.040 Development standards – General.

A. Minimum lot area: 18,000 square feet for uses permitted by STC 18.11.020(A)(1); 8,000 square feet for uses permitted by STC 18.11.020(A)(2).

B. Minimum area per trailer: 2,000 square feet.

C. Minimum yard requirements:

1. Front: 30 feet;

2. Side: 10 feet each;

3. Rear: 30 feet.

D. Building Height Limitations.

1. Maximum height: 34 feet;

2. Maximum stories: Two.

E. Minimum distance between main buildings or trailers: 20 feet.

F. Off-Street Parking. There shall be one off-street parking space per trailer in a trailer park.

G. Required bufferyards shall be in accordance with Chapter 18.73 STC (Landscaping, Buffering and Screening Standards). [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.11.050 Development standards – Detached accessory buildings.

A. Permitted coverage: 25 percent of the minimum rear yard plus 50 percent of any additional space in the rear of the principal building.

B. Maximum height: 24 feet.

C. Minimum distance requirements:

1. To main buildings: Seven feet;

2. To front lot line: 60 feet;

3. To side lot lines: Four feet;

4. To rear lot line: Four feet. [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.11.060 Nonconforming uses.

Nothing contained in the provisions of this chapter shall require any change in the construction, alteration or intended use of any nonconforming structure, the construction or alteration of which is begun prior to two years after July 19, 1995, and is diligently prosecuted according to plan as submitted, and further providing that all setbacks and regulations as adopted by the town and amended by the town shall apply. [Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]