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Section 2

§ 19.6-68 R-1 Low-Density Residential District.

A. Purpose. This district is composed of certain low concentrations of residential uses plus certain open areas where similar development is expected to occur. The regulations for this district are designed to stabilize and protect the essential characteristics of the district, to promote and encourage, insofar as compatible with the intensity of land use, a suitable environment for family life, and to prohibit commercial uses and other uses likely to generate noise, crowds, large concentrations of traffic, light, dust, odor, smoke and other obnoxious influence.

B. Permitted uses:

Accessory apartment
Accessory uses/structures
Administrative services
Amateur radio tower
Community recreation
Crisis center
Domestic chickens
Family day-care home
Home beauty/barber salon
Home occupation, Type I
Park-and-ride facility
Post office
Public maintenance and service facility
Public parks and recreational areas
Safety services, public
Single-family dwelling
Utility services

C. Conditional uses:

Cemetery
Day-care center
Educational facilities, primary/secondary
Golf course
Home for adults
Kennel, private
Outdoor gatherings
Planned unit development
Religious assembly
Safety services, private
Wind energy system
Wireless communications facility

D. Site development regulations.

(1) Minimum lot requirements:

(a) Lots not served by public water or sewer:

[1] Area: 30,000 square feet (0.69 acre).

[2] Frontage: 125 feet on a publicly owned and maintained street.

(b) Lots served by either public water or sewer:

[1] Area: 20,000 square feet.

[2] Frontage: 110 feet on a publicly owned and maintained street.

(2) Minimum setback requirements:

(a) Principal structure:

[1] Front: 35 feet from property line or 60 feet from center of public road, whichever is greater.

[2] Side: 15 feet.

[3] Rear: 35 feet.

(b) Accessory structure:

[1] Front: 35 feet from property line or behind the front building line, whichever distance is less.

[2] Side: 15 feet.

[3] Rear: 15 feet.

(c) Where a lot fronts on more than one street, front yard setbacks shall apply to all streets.

(3) Maximum height of structures:

(a) All structures: 35 feet.

(4) Maximum coverage:

(a) Building coverage: 15%.

(b) Lot coverage: 35%.

 

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