ARTICLE 2.2.  RURAL ZONElinklink

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8.2.201: GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
8.2.202: RESTRICTIONS:
8.2.203: LOT SIZE, DENSITY AND SITE AREA:
8.2.204: USES OF RIGHT ON EXISTING PARCELS OF LESS THAN FIVE ACRES:
8.2.205: USES OF RIGHT ON PARCELS OF FIVE ACRES OR MORE:
8.2.206: USES PROHIBITED:
8.2.207: SETBACKS:
8.2.208: USES REQUIRING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
8.2.209: USES REQUIRING A SPECIAL NOTICE PERMIT:

8.2.201: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: linklink


The Rural Zone is a zoning district in which the land has been found to be suitable for rural residential uses and uses related to agricultural pursuits, including farming and forestry. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.202: RESTRICTIONS: linklink

In the Rural 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 the following uses in accordance with the standards set forth or referenced in this article. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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8.2.203: LOT SIZE, DENSITY AND SITE AREA: linklink

The minimum lot size in the Rural Zone, except in conservation subdivisions, shall be five (5.00) acres. (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.

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

Parcels created prior to September 1, 1978 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 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 8.2.209 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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8.2.205: 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 Panhandle Health District.

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.

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 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.


E. Continued operation of airports or airstrips that were in existence on June 9, 2016. (Ord. 517, 1-25-2018)

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8.2.206: 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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8.2.207: SETBACKS: linklink

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

Setback Type   Distance  
Front yard   25 feet  
Side yard   10 feet  
Rear yard   15 feet  
Flanking street   15 feet  

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

Agricultural products sales stores.

Airports or airstrips.

Asphalt or concrete batch plants.

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.

Explosive manufacturing or storage 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.

Outdoor theaters.

Places of worship or assembly.

Privately owned recreational facilities which are open to public use.

Public safety facilities or public service facilities.

Public utility complex 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.

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.

Zoos. (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.

8.2.209: 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 8.2.205A of this article or the uses listed in section 8.2.208 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.

Utility complexes. (Ord. 493, 6-9-2016)
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