Chapter 18.15


18.15.010    Purpose.

18.15.020    Permitted uses.

18.15.030    Accessory uses.

18.15.040    Conditionally permitted uses.

18.15.050    Development standards.

18.15.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the AG-2 (agricultural-2) zoning district is to protect and preserve agricultural land and its associated uses within the town of Taylor. Land uses within this zoning district are intended to be single-family residential and agricultural in nature, including the cultivation of crops, the raising of animals for market or private uses, and commercial agricultural purposes. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 104 § 2, 2007; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-2(A).]

18.15.020 Permitted uses.

A building or lot within the AG-2 zoning district shall be used for the following uses:

A. Single-family dwelling (one per lot of record) including conventional site-built homes, multi-section manufactured homes with a minimum area of 1,100 square feet, and factory-built modular homes, as defined and regulated in this title.

B. Cemeteries.

C. Churches.

D. Day care centers.

E. Golf courses.

F. Parks, public and private.

G. Public and quasi-public uses.

H. Public utility facilities.

I. Schools, public and private.

J. Agricultural-related uses, including but not limited to:

1. Animal arenas (rodeo grounds);

2. Commercial and public stables and equestrian centers;

3. Field crops, crop production, farming, truck gardening, berry or bush crops, flower gardening, plant nurseries and greenhouses, orchards, aviaries and apiaries;

4. Firewood sales lots;

5. Fisheries;

6. Fruit, vegetable or agricultural products packing or processing plant, provided the same is located on a site not less than 10 acres in size;

7. Fruit and vegetable stands;

8. Greenhouses; landscaping materials and sales, nurseries;

9. Keeping, raising and sale of livestock, horses, swine, poultry, rabbits and other small animals, but not slaughtering of other than such raised on the premises. (See Farm Animal Regulations, Chapter 18.63 TTC.) [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 104 § 2, 2007; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-2(B).]

18.15.030 Accessory uses.

A. Barns and other structures for the keeping of animals or equipment.

B. Fences and walls.

C. Home occupations, per Chapter 18.55 TTC.

D. Swimming pools.

E. Signs, per TTC 18.60.120.

F. Temporary uses, per TTC 18.75.090. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-2(C).]

18.15.040 Conditionally permitted uses.

A. Additional dwelling unit(s) on the same lot.

B. Bed and breakfast inns.

C. Residential facility.

D. Group home.

E. Kennels.

F. Livestock sales yard and auction yards, provided the site is not less than 10 acres in size.

G. Meat packing and slaughter houses.

H. Restaurants and cafes. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-2(D).]

18.15.050 Development standards.

A. Principal Buildings/Structures.

1. Building Height. Maximum height of any structure shall be 30 feet.

2. Minimum lot area: 87,120 square feet (two acres).

3. Minimum lot width: 250 feet.

4. Minimum area per dwelling unit: 87,120 square feet (two acres).

5. Minimum front yard: 25 feet.

6. Minimum side yards: 20 feet each.

7. Minimum rear yard: 25 feet.

B. Detached Accessory Buildings.

1. Permitted coverage: one-third of the total area of the rear and side yards.

2. Maximum height: 30 feet.

3. Minimum distance to main building: seven feet.

4. Minimum distance to front lot line: 25 feet.

5. Minimum distance to side and rear lot lines: three feet.

6. Parking requirements are listed in TTC 18.60.090.

7. Sign requirements are listed in TTC 18.60.120. [Ord. 2016-02 § 1; Ord. 2008-02 § 1; Ord. 104 § 2, 2007; Ord. 48 § 2, 1998. Code 1983 § 12-2-2(E).]