Chapter 18.35


18.35.010    Purpose.

18.35.020    Permitted uses.

18.35.030    Conditional uses.

18.35.040    Development standards – General.

18.35.050    Development standards – Detached accessory buildings and uses.

18.35.060    Mobile home subdivision or mobile home park option.

18.35.010 Purpose.

A. The purpose of this zone is to:

1. Provide for properly planned manufactured home subdivisions or mobile home parks;

2. Provide usable open space within reasonable walking distances; and

3. Permit wider latitude of design. [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.35.020 Permitted uses.

A. Uses Permitted.

1. All uses as permitted in STC 18.09.020(A) (General Residential and Rural Zoning Provisions), subject to the following additional conditions:

a. Religious use: five gross acres minimum area;

2. Manufactured or mobile home;

3. Private school: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(B)(5) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone);

4. College or governmental structure: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(C)(5) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone);

5. Library: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(B)(1) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone);

6. Playground or athletic field: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(B)(5) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone);

7. Child care center:

a. Minimum lot size: 7,000 square feet, or

b. Upon approval of a development plan, if in conjunction with a mobile home subdivision or park;

8. Temporary real estate office: In accordance with STC 18.17.020(A)(9) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone);

9. Museum: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(D)(1) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone). [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2015-105 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.35.030 Conditional uses.

A. Uses Conditionally Permitted.

1. Membership organization: In accordance with STC 18.17.030(C)(6) (SR Suburban Ranch Zone). [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2015-105 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.35.040 Development standards – General.

A. Minimum lot area: None.

B. Minimum area per dwelling unit: 3,500 square feet, exclusive of adjacent rights-of-way.

C. Minimum lot width: None.

D. Minimum setback requirements:

1. Front:

a. Twenty-five feet, if access is provided,

b. Fifteen feet, if no access is provided.

2. Side: 10 feet;

3. Rear:

a. Twenty-five feet, if access is provided,

b. Fifteen feet, if no access is provided.

E. Building height limitations:

1. Maximum height: 34 feet;

2. Maximum stories: Two.

F. Minimum distance between units: 14 feet.

G. Off-Street Parking. One off-street parking space for visitors and guests shall be required, and a minimum of one off-street parking space per dwelling unit shall be provided. [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.35.050 Development standards – Detached accessory buildings and uses.

A. Within a mobile home park or manufactured home subdivision, storage is permitted by residents of the park or subdivision. Only residents of the mobile home park or manufactured home subdivision shall have access to or use of the storage area. The storage area may be used to store the following:

1. Travel trailer;

2. Boat;

3. Automobile;

4. Recreational vehicle;

5. Truck;

6. Motorcycle.

B. All vehicles stored in the storage area must be operable. Storage of junk or inoperable vehicles is not permitted.

C. A maximum area of 10 percent of the gross area of the subdivision or park may be used for a storage area.

D. Bufferyard A in accordance with STC 18.73.040(D) and a six-foot high screen wall shall be provided around and abutting the entire storage area, except at the point of access. [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2011-060 § 3; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.35.060 Mobile home subdivision or mobile home park option.

A. Mobile Home Subdivisions Only.

1. Single mobile home lots may be individually owned if so indicated upon a recorded subdivision plat setting forth the area of individual ownership.

2. Where common open space is provided, a mandatory homeowners’ association shall accept the responsibilities of maintenance, liability and control of private streets and common areas.

3. All mobile home units shall be secured to permanent masonry or concrete foundations. The wheels and axles shall be removed.

B. Development Standards.

1. Minimum plan site:

a. Eighteen thousand square feet, exclusive of adjacent rights-of-way;

b. The use and/or minimum acreage requirements of STC 18.35.020 and 18.35.030 (except membership organizations) greater than 7,000 square feet shall be in addition to the required minimum site of 18,000 square feet and shall not be included in calculating the number of dwelling units permitted;

2. Maximum density: One dwelling unit per 3,500 square feet;

3. Minimum individual lot area: None;

4. Minimum individual lot width: None;

5. Minimum yard requirements: None. Zero-lot-line siting of units on individual lots is permissible, subject to applicable town building codes and Chapter 18.85 STC (Lot Development Modifications);

6. Maximum building height: 34 feet;

7. Minimum distance between dwelling units: 14 feet;

8. Off-Street Parking. Two off-street parking spaces per unit shall be provided;

9. Required Buffer. See STC 18.73.040;

10. Streets.

a. Streets shall be designed and constructed in accordance with STC 18.69.040 (Subdivision Standards),

b. Curbs shall be installed on both sides of all streets, and sidewalks shall be placed on at least one side of all streets;

11. The lots so created shall be subject to all other subdivision regulations of this code, as applicable.

C. Accessory Buildings.

1. Permitted coverage: 40 percent of the required rear yard and any additional space within the buildable area;

2. Maximum building height:

a. Within the required rear yard: 24 feet;

b. Within the buildable area: Two stories or 34 feet;

3. Minimum distance requirements:

a. To main building: seven feet;

b. To front lot line: 20 feet;

c. To site lot lines: four feet;

d. To rear lot line: four feet;

4. Carports and patio covers, open on two sides, shall be considered accessory buildings, except that:

a. They may be attached to the dwelling unit,

b. The front yard setback shall be four feet, and

c. The side and rear yard setbacks shall be three feet;

5. Any side of a carport or patio cover located within 14 feet of the main dwelling unit on the adjacent lot shall not be enclosed.

D. Landscaping.

1. A landscape plan shall be developed for the subdivision or park to ensure unity of design;

2. Covenants shall be recorded, providing for the continuation and maintenance of the landscaping;

3. Approval of the landscape plan by the town subdivision review staff shall be a prerequisite for approval of a development plan or final plat;

4. Each mobile home lot shall have at least one functionally placed shade tree, indigenous to or in harmony with the area, of 15 gallons or larger size at the time of planting;

5. Tree species shall be selected on the basis of desert hardiness, low pollen production and low water requirement.

E. Common Areas and Private Areas.

1. A minimum of five percent of the gross subdivision or park area shall be devoted to recreational facilities or common, functionally usable, open space;

2. The open space shall constitute no less than an equivalent proportional amount to the area being developed;

3. Interior streets shall not be calculated as part of the open space;

4. The maximum permitted coverage by buildings in the required open space shall not exceed five percent;

5. Private outdoor living and service space shall be provided for each mobile home:

a. It shall be of a size, walled, or fenced, or planted as necessary to assure reasonable privacy and shall be partially paved or hard surfaced for garden furniture;

b. It shall be located for privacy, convenience and optimum use;

c. The minimum area shall be not less than 400 square feet;

d. A paved or hard surfaced area, included in the outdoor living area, shall not be less than 100 square feet.

F. Approvals: In accordance with STC 18.09.040 (General Residential and Rural Zoning Provisions).

G. Release from liabilities: In accordance with STC 18.09.040 (General Residential and Rural Zoning Provisions). [Ord. 2019-136 § 1; Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2015-105 § 1; Ord. 2011-060 § 4; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]