40.240.450 Approval Criteria for Life Estates – Gorge Large-Scale or Small‑Scale Agriculture Zones

A landowner who sells or otherwise transfers real property on lands zoned Gorge Large-Scale or Small-Scale Agriculture may retain a life estate in a dwelling and a tract of land surrounding the dwelling. The life estate tract shall not be considered a parcel as defined in Section 40.240.040. A second dwelling in conjunction with agricultural use may be allowed, subject to compliance with Sections 40.240.800 through 40.240.900 and upon findings that:

A.    The proposed dwelling is in conjunction with agricultural use, using guidelines from Section 40.240.430(A)(8).

B.    Upon termination of the life estate, the original or second dwelling shall be removed.

(Amended: Ord. 2006-05-04)