Chapter 18.77


18.77.010    Purpose.

18.77.020    General requirements and exceptions.

18.77.030    Setback lines for streets.

18.77.040    Scenic routes.

18.77.010 Purpose.

Reserved. [Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.77.020 General requirements and exceptions.

A. Structures in Front Yards on Corner Lots. On any corner lot, no fence, structure, sign or planting shall be erected or maintained within 20 feet of the property corner so as to interfere with traffic visibility across the corner.

B. Reserved. [Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.77.030 Setback lines for streets.

A. Purpose. To more properly establish adequate future street widths and setback lines on certain streets in the town of Sahuarita and in order to provide adequate light, air, and parking facilities and to expedite traffic.

B. Setback Requirements in General.

1. All buildings or structures or any part of such buildings or structures shall be subject to all setback requirements of the zone in which they are located in addition to half of the required right-of-way width for all major streets and routes as designated on the major streets and routes plan, as it may be amended, adopted, and supplemented.

2. Permits for signs will be issued by the zoning administrator only when accompanied by an agreement signed by the property owner stating that the sign would be relocated at no expense to the town of Sahuarita if additional right-of-way is required or when adjoining roadway improvements would necessitate such relocation.

3. Setback Exception for Signs, Walls and Fences.

a. Setback requirements for signs shall be as specified in Chapter 18.79 STC (Sign Standards).

b. Walls and fences shall be permitted within required yards and setback areas as specified in STC 18.07.050(B) (Exception for Walls and Fences) and Chapter 18.73 STC (Landscaping, Buffering and Screening Standards).

4. If a front, side or rear yard requirement or street setback line as provided in this code is more than the setback required by this subsection, the greater requirement shall prevail.

5. The setback shall not apply to any residential lot of record prior to the enactment of this subsection as adopted by Pima County on August 6, 1952, if the setback line reduces the depth of the buildable area to less than 40 feet or the width to less than 60 feet.

6. This subsection shall not be construed as a waiver of yard requirements within the zone if they are greater than the above limits.

7. In any business or industrial zone, a marquee, canopy, or awning suspended from a building, for the purpose of giving the appearance of shelter or shade, may project 10 feet into the required setback; provided, that such structure shall be no less than 10 feet above the grade of the parcel where the structure is located. [Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]

18.77.040 Scenic routes.

A. Designation. Refer to the major streets and routes plan for reference to roads designated as scenic routes.

B. Building Height Limitations. Refer to the development standards in Chapters 18.12 (Rural and Residential Zones) and 18.42 STC (Business Zones), for building height restrictions adjacent to scenic routes.

C. Signs. Refer to Chapter 18.79 STC (Sign Standards) for provisions for signs along scenic routes. [Ord. 2016-107 § 1; Ord. 2015-105 § 1; Ord. 2011-048 § 1; Ord. 1995-06 § 2.]