40.240.570 Dimensional Standards – Forest Land

The following dimensional standard provisions shall apply to lands designated Gorge Small Woodland, Gorge SMA Forest unless otherwise noted herein. In the event of conflict between other Title 40 chapters and this chapter, the provisions of this chapter shall prevail.

A.    All new land divisions shall comply with Section 40.240.370 and applicable county regulations. Newly created lots shall comply with the following minimum lot size requirements:

1.    Gorge Small Woodland 40 (GSW-40), forty (40) acres.

2.    Gorge Small Woodland 20 (GSW-20), twenty (20) acres.

3.    Gorge SMA Forest (GSFF), forty (40) acres for a new residence. New land division shall be permitted in the SMA only when the creation of new parcels facilitates federal acquisition of lands to achieve the policies of the overall Management Plan.

B.    Minimum lot width of six hundred sixty (660) feet for newly created lots.

C.    No minimum lot depth requirement.

D.    Minimum front setback of fifty (50) feet for all buildings from public road right-of-way or private road easement.

E.    Minimum side setback of two hundred (200) feet for all residential buildings, twenty-five (25) feet for nonresidential buildings.

F.    Minimum street side setback of twenty-five (25) feet for all buildings.

G.    Minimum rear setback of two hundred (200) feet for all residential buildings, twenty-five (25) feet for nonresidential buildings.

H.    Setbacks shall also comply with Sections 40.240.130.

I.    Medium height restriction of thirty-five (35) feet for residential structures, unless superseded by scenic review criteria of Section 40.240.800 or 40.240.900.

(Amended: Ord. 2006-05-04)