ARTICLE 2.1.  AGRICULTURAL ZONElinklink

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8.2.101: GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
8.2.102: RESTRICTIONS:
8.2.103: LOT SIZE REQUIREMENTS:
8.2.104: EXISTING CEMETERIES:
8.2.105: USES OF RIGHT ON EXISTING PARCELS OF LESS THAN FIVE ACRES:
8.2.106: USES OF RIGHT ON PARCELS OF FIVE ACRES OR MORE:
8.2.107: USES PROHIBITED:
8.2.108: SETBACKS:
8.2.109: USES REQUIRING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
8.2.110: USES REQUIRING A SPECIAL NOTICE PERMIT:

8.2.101: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: linklink


The Agricultural Zone is a zoning district in which the land has been found to be suitable for uses related to farming, agriculture, forestry, silviculture, aquaculture, and other similar uses. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.102: RESTRICTIONS: linklink


A. In the Agricultural Zone, no building or premises shall be used, nor shall any building or structure hereafter be erected or altered (unless provided in this title), except for one or more of the following uses in accordance with the standards set forth or referenced in this article; provided, however, that those standards shall not be in conflict with section 67-6529, Idaho Code, which reads in part: "No power granted hereby shall be construed to empower a board of county commissioners to enact any ordinance or resolution which deprives any owner of full and complete use of agricultural land for production of any agricultural product." For purposes of this title, "agricultural land" is defined as a tract of land containing not less than five (5.00) acres, including canal and railroad rights-of-way, used exclusively for agricultural purposes.


B. Subdivisions are prohibited in the Agricultural Zone. This prohibition shall not apply to divisions of land exempted from the requirements of chapter 6 of this title pursuant to section 8.6.103 of this title. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)

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8.2.103: LOT SIZE REQUIREMENTS: linklink

The minimum size for lots or parcels in the Agricultural Zone created on or after January 3, 1973, shall be five (5.00) acres. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.104: EXISTING CEMETERIES: linklink

Any cemetery existing as of June 9, 2016, shall be regarded as a conforming use; provided, however, that expansion of any such cemetery shall comply with the applicable provisions of Idaho Code. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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The section below has been affected by a recently passed ordinance, 546 - LAND USE AMENDMENTS. Go to new ordinance.

8.2.105: USES OF RIGHT ON EXISTING PARCELS OF LESS THAN FIVE ACRES: linklink

Parcels created prior to January 3, 1973 which are less than five (5.00) acres in size shall be regarded as conforming parcels for purposes of this title. However, only the following uses shall be permitted of right:


A. Primary uses:

General farming and forestry, provided that the minimum lot area for the keeping of livestock shall be three-fourths (3/4) acre.

One single-family dwelling, which may be a Class A or Class B manufactured home, with accessory buildings.

Public safety wireless communications facilities.

Utility complexes.

Utility services.


B. Accessory uses:

Automotive hobby activities, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.503 of this title.

Cottage industries, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.504 of this title, on lots or parcels that are two (2.00) acres in size or greater.

Home occupations, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.501 of this title.

One accessory living unit, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.301 of this title, on lots or parcels that are two (2.00) acres in size or greater.


C. One personal storage building not to exceed five thousand (5,000) square feet may be built prior to the establishment of one or more of the primary uses listed in subsection A of this section; provided, however, that a special notice permit shall be required for such personal storage buildings where the lot or parcel is less than two (2.00) acres in size, and such buildings shall not exceed two thousand (2,000) square feet. See the personal storage building use in section 8.2.110 of this article.


D. Temporary or intermittent recreational use of up to two (2) recreational vehicles, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.401 of this title. (Ord. 517, 1-25-2018)

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8.2.106: USES OF RIGHT ON PARCELS OF FIVE ACRES OR MORE: linklink

On parcels that are a minimum of five (5.00) acres in size, the following uses are permitted of right, provided that all uses shall leave sixty five percent (65%) of the parcel as open space free from structures:


A. Primary uses:

Bed and breakfast inns, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.502 of this title.

Cemeteries, provided that they meet all standards of the Idaho Code and are approved by the Panhandle Health District.

Dairy product manufacturing facilities.

General farming and forestry.

One single-family dwelling, which may be a Class A or Class B manufactured home, or one (1) two-family dwelling.

Processing plants, feed mills, packing plants, and warehouses for the purpose of processing, packing, and storage of agricultural products, employing regularly not more than ten (10) persons, but excluding meat, poultry, slaughterhouses, and commercial fertilizer manufacturing.

Public safety wireless communications facilities.

Publicly-owned parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities.

Sales of agricultural products produced on the premises or on parcels under common ownership. The amount of space dedicated to such use shall not exceed three hundred (300) square feet of building area.

Utility complexes.

Utility services.


B. Accessory uses: The following uses are allowed after one or more of the primary uses listed in subsection A of this section have been established:

Accessory buildings.

Automotive hobby activities, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.503 of this title.

Cottage industries, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.504 of this title.

Home occupations, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.501 of this title.

Non-commercial kennels, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.505 of this title.

One accessory living unit, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.301 of this title.

Temporary hardship use, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.302 of this title.


C. One personal storage building not to exceed five thousand (5,000) square feet may be built prior to the establishment of one or more of the primary uses listed in subsection A of this section.


D. Temporary or intermittent recreational use of up to two (2) recreational vehicles, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.4.401 of this title. (Ord. 517, 1-25-2018)

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8.2.107: USES PROHIBITED: linklink

Except as permitted of right or with a conditional use permit or special notice permit as set forth in this article, the following uses are prohibited:

Commercial uses.

Industrial uses.

Manufacturing uses. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.108: SETBACKS: linklink

The following setbacks shall apply to all structures in the Agricultural Zone:

Structure Type   Setback Type   Distance  
Residential structures   Front yard   25 feet  
Side yard   10 feet  
Side yard, with an alley   6 feet  
Rear yard   25 feet  
Flanking street   15 feet  
Accessory buildings and personal storage buildings   Front yard   25 feet  
Side yard   10 feet  
Side yard, with an alley   6 feet  
Rear yard   15 feet  
Flanking street   15 feet  
All other allowed structures   Front yard   30 feet  
Side yard   30 feet  
Rear yard   30 feet  
Flanking street   25 feet  

(Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.109: USES REQUIRING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT: linklink

Agricultural products sales stores.

Airports or airstrips.

Automobile wrecking yards or junkyards.

Child care centers, preschools, or Head Start facilities.

Commercial fur farms.

Commercial kennels.

Commercial resorts.

Commercial riding arenas, boarding stables, or equine training facilities.

Feedlots.

Fish hatcheries or fish farms (aquacultural facilities).

Golf courses or driving ranges.

Gun clubs, rifle ranges, or archery ranges.

Hospitals.

Mini-storage facilities or rental warehouses.

Nonprofit trade or business associations.

Places of worship or assembly.

Privately owned recreational facilities which are open to public use.

Public safety facilities or public service facilities.

Racetracks.

Residential care facilities.

Resort lodges, retreat centers, or guest ranches.

Restricted surface mining operations.

Sawmills, shingle or planing mills, or woodworking plants.

Schools.

Slaughterhouses or rendering plants.

Special event locations.

Veterinary hospitals or clinics.

Wholesale greenhouses.

Wireless communication facilities; provided, however, that public safety wireless communication facilities shall be permitted of right. (Ord. 517, 1-25-2018)
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The section below has been affected by a recently passed ordinance, 546 - LAND USE AMENDMENTS. Go to new ordinance.

8.2.110: USES REQUIRING A SPECIAL NOTICE PERMIT: linklink

Annual special event locations, subject to the standards set forth in section 8.5.204 of this title.

Lighting for any outdoor recreational facility permitted of right.

One personal storage building on a lot or parcel under two (2.00) acres in size where one or more of the primary uses listed in subsection 8.2.106A of this article or the uses listed in section 8.2.109 of this article have not yet been established. Such buildings shall not exceed two thousand (2,000) square feet in size.

One railroad car or truck cargo container/trailer used for storage or any other purpose not associated with the active operation of an allowed railroad or trucking business.

Private resorts.

Public utility complex facilities. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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