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Chapter 1.19 Supplementary Regulations 2017-07-20T17:19:55+00:00

CHAPTER 1.19
SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS


Sections:
1.19.005 Purpose.
1.19.010 Compliance Required.
1.19.015 Swimming Pools.
1.19.020 Flag Poles.
1.19.025 Child Care.
1.19.030 Location of Fuel Dispensers.
1.19.035 Manufactured and Modular Homes.
1.19.040 Mobile Homes.
1.19.045 Trash Enclosures.
1.19.050 Residential Facility for Elderly Persons.
1.19.055 Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability.
1.19.060 Residential Architectural Standards.
1.19.065 Keeping Chickens for the Purpose of Family Food Production.
1.19.070 Recreational Vehicle Parks Regulations.

1.19.005 PURPOSE.
The regulations found in this Chapter, supplement regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.

1.19.010 COMPLIANCE REQUIRED.
The regulations found herein and permits issued are required to be in compliance with this Chapter and any other supplement regulations appearing elsewhere in this Title.

1.19.015 SWIMMING POOLS.
Private swimming pools shall meet the following standards and may be constructed or installed once a Building Permit has been issued.

A. Setback. Pools shall be located no closer than thirty (30) feet to any dwelling on an adjoining lot or property and not closer than ten (10) feet to any property line; and

B. Controlled Access. Pool areas shall be secured by a six (6) foot fence with self-closing and self-latching gates or in an enclosed building that has controlled access. Jacuzzis, spas, hot tubs, whirlpools may use a hard cover supplied by the manufacturer rather than the fence as noted above.

1.19.020 FLAG POLES.

A. Height. The maximum height of a flag pole shall not exceed the maximum height allowed for any structure in the zoning district where the pole and flag shall be located; and

B. Clearance. A flag pole shall not be located in such a manner as to cause a safety hazard. No pole or flag shall extend beyond the property line of the lot on which the flag pole is located.

1.19.025 CHILDCARE/PRESCHOOL.
Childcare shall follow the limits, ratios and care regulations in accordance with the State of Utah Childcare rules. Childcare providers and all Childcare Facilities as defined within the current State of Utah Childcare Licensing and Facility Rules and Public Safety Fire Marshal Day Care Rules, shall follow all rules and regulations herein regarding licensing and facility standards. In addition, Childcare Facilities shall be inspected by the City Building Inspector and/or City Fire Inspector and shall comply with all zoning, fire, sanitation, building and licensing laws, regulations, Ordinances, and Codes of the City and the State of Utah prior to final approval by Tremonton City.

A. Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Minor. In accordance with the requirements, standards, and approval process contain in Chapter 24 and other applicable Sections and Chapters of this Title, a Home Occupation Permit for a Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Minor may be approved if the proposed Childcare/Preschool meets the following standards:

1. Number of Children. There shall be a maximum of six (6) children including the caregiver’s own children;

2. No Employees. There are no employees that do not reside in the dwelling;

3. Noise Regulations. The use shall comply with Chapter 1.20 Noise Regulations;

4. Play Yard Location. The outdoor play yard shall not be located in the front yard and shall be securely fenced with a minimum four (4) foot high fence;

5. On-Site Parking. The lot shall contain one available on-site parking space not required for use of the dwelling and shall be located in such a way as to insure the parking is functional and does not change the residential character of the lot;

6. No Sign. No signs shall be allowed on the dwelling or lot;

7. Licensing and Other Laws. The childcare/preschool operator shall comply with all applicable licensing regulations adopted by Tremonton City and shall comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations;

9. Inspection. All homes shall require an inspection by the City Building Inspector or Fire Inspector prior to operating and shall be inspected on an annual basis prior to certificate or license renewal.

B. Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Major. In accordance with the requirements, standards, and approval process contain in Chapter 24 and other applicable Sections and Chapters of this Title, a Home Occupation Permit for a Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Major may be approved if the proposed Childcare/Preschool meets the following standards:

1. Number of Children. There shall be a maximum of twelve (12) children including the caregiver’s own children;

2. One Employee. There shall be no more than one (1) employee at any one time that does not reside at the residence;

3. Noise Regulations. The use shall comply with Chapter 1.20 Noise Regulations;

4. Play Yard Location. The play yard shall not be located in the front yard and shall be securely fenced with a minimum four (4) foot high fence;

5. On-Site Parking.  The lot shall contain one (1) available on-site parking space not required for use of the dwelling and one (1) additional parking space for employee that does not reside in the home. The additional parking spaces shall be located in such a way as to insure that the parking area is functional and does not change the residential character of the lot;

6. No Signs. No signs shall be allowed on the dwelling or lot;

7. Licensing and Other Laws. The use shall comply with Tremonton City licensing regulations and other local, state and federal laws and regulations;

9. Inspection.  All homes shall require an inspection by the City Building Inspector or Fire Inspector prior to operating and shall be inspected on an annual basis prior to certificate or license renewal.

1.19.030 LOCATION OF FUEL DISPENSERS.
Fuel dispensers shall be set-back no less than twenty-five (25) feet from any street line to which the pump island is perpendicular, and twenty (20) feet from any street line to which the pump island is parallel, and not less than twenty-five (25) feet from any residential, agricultural or commercial/industrial district boundary line. If the pump island is set at an angle on the property, it shall be so located that the automobiles stopped for service shall not extend over the property line. Installation shall be done in accordance to the International Fire Code, NFPA, and other applicable industry standards and Codes.

1.19.035 MANUFACTURED AND MODULAR HOMES. Upon application and payment of a fee, a Building Permit may be issued for the placement of a Manufactured Home, (each reference in this Chapter to a manufactured home shall be deemed to also refer to a modular home except where the context of the language or requirements of the law provide for reference to one type of home only) provided it meets or shall be constructed to meet the requirements of Federal Law, State Law, and this Title, as currently stated or as may be amended and further provided that it shall be placed on a lot zoned for Single-Family Dwellings within Tremonton City (pursuant to Utah Code Annotated 10-9a-514). Application for such Building Permit shall be made to the designated Tremonton City Building Official, or other designated official or department. The Building Permit shall be granted upon evidence of compliance, or present ability to comply, to the satisfaction of the Tremonton City Building Official, with all the local zoning, building code and subdivision requirements within the zone or area proposed for construction; and provided further that the Manufactured Home shall be attached to a permanent foundation in accordance with plans providing for vertical loads, uplift and lateral forces and frost protection in compliance with the applicable building code, and with the following provisions and conditions:

A. Engineered Foundation. Each Manufactured Home shall also be installed on said foundation in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation instructions and stamped by an engineer licensed in the State of Utah. Each Manufactured Home shall be installed with or without a basement that meets or exceeds applicable requirements of the building codes and the manufacturer’s installation instructions. This shall also include the removal of towing hitches and running gear, which includes tongues, axles, brakes, wheels, lights and other parts of the chassis that operate only during transport.

B. Lot Regulations. The lot upon which said Manufactured Home is to be placed shall comply in all respects with the then-existing zoning requirements for the district in which it is located, including but not limited to: lot size, building setback, access, enclosures, yard requirements and the length of the structure facing the street or roadway to which it shall be addressed;

C. Home Constructed on or After June 15, 1976. Each Manufactured Home shall have been constructed on or after June 15, 1976, according to the Federal Home Construction and Safety Standards Act 1974 (HUD Code), and shall not have been altered or otherwise remodeled in violation of the HUD Code. Each Manufactured Home shall be identifiable by the manufacturer’s data plate bearing the date the unit was manufactured and a HUD label attached to the exterior of the home certifying that the home was manufactured to HUD standards;

D. Building Appendages. Any and all appendages to each Manufactured Home and for accessory uses, such as steps and stoops, carports or garages, storage buildings, antennas, satellite dishes, patios, awnings, additions, or alterations shall be built in compliance with and conform to the applicable building codes. Main entry steps, stoops and porches shall be concrete or masonry and shall have required guardrails and handrails, if appropriate;

E. Utilities and Hose Bibs. Each Manufactured Home shall have permanent connection of all services to local utilities, with local authority approval being required. This shall include two (2) hose bibs when not contained with the Manufactured Home;

F. Title Delivered to Box Elder County.  The owner of each Manufactured Home shall cause the document of title, as soon as the same is received from the manufacturer, to be delivered to the Box Elder County Assessor in the manner required by law and said home shall thereafter be subject to taxation as real property;

G. Residential Architectural Standards. Each Manufactured Home shall meet the Residential Architectural Standards contained in 1.19.060; and

H. Standards Being Misconstrued. Nothing in this Section is intended, nor shall be construed as being intended, to limit or exclude the construction or placement of a permanent dwelling on a lot zoned for Single-Family Dwellings as heretofore may have been permitted by the existing legislation.

1.19.040 MOBILE HOMES.
A Mobile Home shall only be allowed on a Mobile Home Space in an approved Mobile Home Park and designed for long-term occupancy. In determining if such a dwelling is designed for long-term occupancy, the following criteria shall be used: such a dwelling contains a flush toilet, sleeping accommodations, a tub or shower bath, kitchen facilities, and plumbing and electrical connections provided for attachment to appropriate external systems, and ready for occupancy except for connections to utilities and other minor work. A Building Permit is issued upon evidence of compliance, or present ability to comply, with the satisfaction of the Tremonton City Building Official, Zoning Ordinance, and Building Codes. Mobile Homes shall also meet the following:

A. Constructed on or After June 15, 1976. Each Mobile Home shall have been constructed on or after June 15, 1976, according to the Federal Home Construction and Safety Standards Act 1974 (HUD Code), and shall not have been altered or otherwise remodeled in violation of the HUD Code. Each Mobile Home shall be identifiable by the manufacturer’s data plate bearing the date the unit was manufactured and a HUD label attached to the exterior of the home certifying that the home was manufactured to HUD standards;

B. Installation Guidelines. Each Mobile Home shall be set up in accordance with manufactures installation guidelines;

C. Landings, Steps, and Handrails. Each Mobile Home shall have proper landings, steps, and handrails in accordance with the International Residential Code; and

D. Connection to Utilities. Each Mobile Home shall connect to an approved culinary water and sanitary waste systems.

1.19.045 TRASH ENCLOSURES.
A permanent enclosure for temporary storage of garbage, refuse and other waste materials shall be provided for every use, other than single-family dwellings and multiple-family dwellings of less than four (4) units. The enclosure shall be entirely surrounded by screen walls or buildings. Trash enclosures shall comply with the following regulations:

A. Construction: Trash enclosures shall be so constructed that contents are not visible and shall be constructed of solid or ornamental pierced masonry walls with solid concrete floor sloped for drainage and maintenance of sanitary conditions. Enclosures shall be of sufficient height to conceal contents, including containers, but in no case shall any enclosure be less than six (6) feet in height above grade. Gates are required and shall be solid or baffled, equal in height to the enclosure and equipped with latches to ensure closure when not in use.

B. Location: Trash enclosures shall not be located in any required front or side yard.

1.19.050 RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES FOR ELDERLY PERSONS.
Pursuant to Title 10, Chapter 9a, Sections 517, 518, and 519 of the Utah Code Annotated (1953), a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons shall meet the requirements of this Section.  Any approval or permit granted for a building or structure for a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons is non-transferable and terminates if the building or structure (dwelling) is devoted to a use other the a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons or if the building or structure (dwelling) fails to comply with the regulations of this Section.

A. Standards for Residential Facilities for Elderly Persons in a Multi-Family Residential Zone. A Residential Facility for Elderly Persons in a Multi-Family Zone is subject to the following requirements and all other provisions of this Section:

1. Ordinances and Regulations. The Residential Facility for Elderly Persons shall meet all applicable building, safety, zoning, and health ordinances or regulations which apply to similar dwellings.

2. Off-Street Parking. Off-street parking shall provide a minimum of two (2) spaces, plus one-half (1/2) space per occupant.

3. Structural or Landscaping Alterations. Structural or landscaping alterations to an existing building or structure (dwelling) which would change the residential character and appearance of the property are not allowed. New buildings or structures (dwellings) shall be compatible in general appearance and design with dwellings in the surrounding neighborhood.

 4. Alcoholism or Drug Treatment Prohibited.  Persons being treated for alcoholism or drug abuse may not be placed in a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section.

5. Voluntary Placement. Placement in a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section shall be on a strictly voluntary basis and shall not be a part of, or in lieu of, confinement, rehabilitation or treatment in a correctional or rehabilitation facility.

6. State Licensing Regulations. Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section shall meet all applicable state licensing regulations and failure to meet these regulations shall be a violation of this Section.

7. Separation Requirement.  A Residential Facility for Elderly Persons may not be located within three-quarters (¾) of a mile from another Residential Facility for Elderly Persons, which distance shall be measured in a straight line from property line to property line.

B. Standards for Residential Facilities for Elderly Persons in a Single-Family Zone. A Residential Facility for Elderly Persons in a Single-Family Zone is subject to the following requirements and all other provisions of this Section.

1. Ordinances and Regulations. The Residential Facility for Elderly Persons shall meet all applicable building, safety, zoning, and health ordinances or regulations which apply to similar dwellings.

2. Off-Street Parking. Off-street parking shall provide a minimum of two (2) spaces, plus one-half (1/2) space per occupant.

3. Structural or Landscaping Alterations. Structural or landscaping alterations to an existing building or structure (dwelling) which would change the residential character and appearance of the property are not allowed. New buildings or structures (dwellings) shall be compatible in general appearance and design with Single-Family Dwellings in the surrounding neighborhood.

4. Alcoholism or Drug Treatment Prohibited.  Persons being treated for alcoholism or drug abuse may not be placed in a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section.

5. Voluntary Placement. Placement in a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section shall be on a strictly voluntary basis and shall not be a part of, or in lieu of, confinement, rehabilitation or treatment in a correctional or rehabilitation facility.

6. State Licensing Regulations. Residential Facility for Elderly Persons permitted under this Section shall meet all applicable state licensing regulations, and failure to meet these regulations shall be a violation of this Section.

7. Separation Requirement. A Residential Facility for Elderly Persons may not be located within three-quarters (¾) of a mile from another Residential Facility for Elderly Persons, which distance shall be measured in a straight line from property line to property line.

8. Conditional Use Permit Exception. Pursuant to Utah Code Annotated 10-9a-519 (6) the requirements of this section that a Residential Facility for Elderly Persons obtain a Conditional Use Permit or other permit do not apply if the facility meets the requirements of existing land use ordinances that allow a specified number of unrelated persons to live together.  See definition of ʺSingle-Familyʺ in Chapter 1.03.

1.19.055 RESIDENTAIL FACILITY FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY.

A. Purpose. The purpose of this Section is to comply with Sections 10-9a-516 and 520 of the Utah Code; and avoid discrimination in housing against persons with disabilities as provided in the Utah Fair Housing act and the Federal Fair Housing act as interpreted by courts having jurisdiction in Utah.

B. Permitted Use. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of this Title, a Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability shall be a permitted use in any zone where a similar dwelling is allowed. A Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability that would likely create a fundamental change in the character of the neighborhood may be excluded from a zoning area.

C. Development Standards. A Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability is subject to the following requirements and all other provisions of this Title:

1. Ordinances and Regulations. The Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability shall comply with all building, safety and health regulations which apply to similar structures.

a. Each facility shall be subject to the same development standards applicable to similar structures located in the same zoning district in which the facility is located.

b. The minimum number of parking spaces required for a facility shall be the same as for similar structures located in the same zoning district in which the facility is located.

c. Residential Facilities that are substance abuse facilities and within five hundred (500) feet of a school shall provide:

1. A security plan satisfactory to local law enforcement;

2. Twenty four (24) hour supervision for residents; and

3. Other twenty four (24) hour security measures.

D. Separation Requirement.  No Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability occupied by more than five (5) persons shall be established or maintained within six hundred sixty (660) feet, measured in a straight line to the closest lot or parcel line, of any one of the following facilities:

1. Another Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability licensed for the housing of more than five (5) disabled persons;

2. A Residential Facility for Elderly Persons with more than five (5) elderly persons in residence; or

3. Protective housing facility; transitional housing facility; assisted living facility; or rehabilitation/treatment facility.

E. Operator’s Requirements. Prior to occupancy of any Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability, the person or entity operating the facility shall:

1. Provide to the City a copy of any license or certification required by the Utah State Department of Health or the Utah State Department of Human Services.

F. Reasonable Accommodations.

1. None of the requirements of this Section shall be interpreted to limit any reasonable accommodation necessary to allow the establishment or occupancy of a Residential Facility for Persons with a Disability.

2. Any person or entity wanting a reasonable accommodation shall make application therefore to the Zoning Administrator or designee and shall articulate in writing the nature of the requested accommodation and the basis for the request.

3. The Zoning Administrator, or designee, shall render a written decision on each application for a reasonable accommodation within thirty (30) days. The decision shall be based on evidence of record demonstrating:

a. The requested accommodation shall not undermine the legitimate purposes of existing zoning regulations notwithstanding the benefit that the accommodation would provide to a person with a disability;

b. That, but for the accommodation, one (1) or more persons with a disability likely will be denied an equal opportunity to enjoy housing of their choice; and

c. That equal results will be achieved as between the person with a disability requesting the accommodation and a nondisabled person.

d. If a reasonable accommodation request is denied, the decision may be appealed to the Appeal Authority within thirty (30) days of the decision denying the request in the manner provided for appeals of administrative decisions set forth in this Title.

G. Termination. A use permitted by this Section is nontransferable and shall terminate if:

1. The facility is devoted to a use other than a residential facility for persons with a disability; or

2. Any license or certification issued by the Utah Department of Health or the Department of Human Services for such facility terminates or is revoked; or

3. The facility fails to comply with the requirements set forth in this Title.

1.19.060 RESIDENTAIL ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS.

All Single-Family Dwellings, Multi-Family Dwellings, and Manufactured or Modular Homes, excepting Manufactured Homes or Modular Homes placed in a Mobile Home Park, shall comply with the following architectural standards:

A. Minimum Width. Have a minimum width of twenty five (25) feet width along any street frontage.

B. Exterior Covering Materials. Have an exterior covering material customarily used on dwellings. Exterior siding and trim materials shall consist of durable, weather resilient materials approved for dwelling construction in the building codes such as masonry, stucco, wood, composition, vinyl, steel or aluminum residential sidings; and

C. Roof Pitch and Overhangs. Have a roof with a pitch of not less than four (4) inches of vertical rise for each twelve (12) inches of horizontal run.  In addition the roof shall have a minimum eave overhang of not less than eight (8) inches to provide for run off and four (4) inch overhang where the roofline is not parallel to the base of the unit. (The eight (8) inches may include the rain gutter).

1.19.065 KEEPING CHICKENS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FAMILY FOOD PRODUCTION.

 A. Purpose. This section shall provide residents of the City the opportunity to maintain up to twelve (12) hen chickens as pets and for the purpose of producing eggs, subject to the described regulations.

B. General Conditions. In all R1-6, R1-8, R1-10, R1-12, RM-8, RM-16, residential zones in Tremonton City, and only for those single-family residential uses in the commercial zones, up to and not exceeding more than twelve (12) hen chickens for egg production as family food.

C. Prohibited Uses.

1. No roosters shall be allowed in the R1-6, R1-8, R1-10, R1-12, RM-8, RM-16, or any commercial zone. If chickens are purchased as chicks and any are determined at a later date to be roosters, they shall be removed immediately upon determination of gender;

2. Fighting chickens are not allowed;

D. Standards for Containment. Hens shall be securely fenced and confined to the property of the owner with the use of coops and yards, and not allowed to run at large.

1. Enclosures and coops shall be located in the rear yard and at least twenty (20) feet from neighboring dwellings, kept clean and with no odors emanating across property lines; and

E. Standards for Maintenance.

1. Removal of Dead Birds. The owner of any fowl that dies within City limits shall remove the carcass of such animal from City limits within ten (10) hours after its death.

2. No coop cleanings shall be stockpiled within twenty (20) feet of a dwelling or any property line unless stored in a closed bin covered to prevent pest and insect infestation or kept in a properly maintained compost pile.

3. No coop shall be kept in an unsanitary or improperly ventilated condition by any coop owner, lessee or occupant of a property.

4. Diseased or sick birds shall be handled in such a manner as to not infect other members of the coop.

F. Application. Any person intending to keep hen chickens shall complete an application to do so. The application form shall be provided by the Zoning Administrator or designee and shall include at a minimum:

1. Name and address of property owner and other contact information;

2. Address of subject property;

3. Name and contact information of occupant or renter if not the property owner;

4. If the applicant is not the owner of the property on which the request for keeping chickens is located, a letter from the owner, signed and notarized agreeing to the use is required.

5. The application to keep chickens shall not be transferrable; all subsequent owners of property shall complete a new application.

G. Enforcement. In the event that violations of this section occur, the complainant shall contact the Animal Control Officer and shall file a complaint outlining the nature of the violation(s) and the time(s) that the violations(s) occurred. The Owner  shall be subject to a penalty in accordance with Chapter 1.01 Section 1.01.040, Penalty for Violating Title, for a violation of this Section.

1.19.070 RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS REGULATIONS.

A. Definitions.

1. Recreational Vehicle or RV. A motor vehicle or trailer which include but is not limited to: motor homes, travel trailers, pick-up campers and tent trailers; equipped with living space and amenities found in a home.

2. Recreational Vehicle Park or RV Park. A place where people with recreational vehicles can stay overnight, or longer, in allotted spaces known as RV Rental Space.

3. RV Rental Space. A RV rental space is an area in a RV Park in which a patron rents and is comprised of the following uses: RV pad, off-street parking space for a passenger vehicle, opens space.

B. Purpose. The purpose of these regulations is to ensure that recreational vehicle (RV) parks meet minimum standards of habitability and do not adversely impact surrounding properties.

C. Conflicting Regulations. In the event of conflict between any provision of this section, or any controlling City or state regulation pursuant thereto, the state law or regulation shall apply. If the state law or regulation is not controlling, then the more stringent provision or that requiring higher standards shall apply as interrupted by the Zoning Administrator.

D. RV Park Dimensional Standards. The following dimensional standards and setbacks shall be required in a RV Park:

1. RV Park Size. RV Parks are to be located on a parcel of land not less than three (3) acres in area.

2. RV Rental Space Size. Each RV rental space shall be comprised of open space and a recreational vehicle parking pad. Said open space shall be no less than 1,500 square feet and landscaped, include at least one tree, and sufficient space for tow vehicle or vehicle in tow. The parking pad for the recreational vehicle shall be a minimum of 10 feet by 40 feet. RV parking stalls may be a maintained gravel surface. All RV Rental Spaces shall have a minimum frontage of twenty (20) feet along an interior roadway.

3. Permanent Building Setback Requirements. On site permanent buildings shall meet the minimum setback requirements from property lines as required of RM-8 zoning.

4. RV Rental Space Setback Requirements. Each RV rental space shall meet the following setback requirements:

a. Fifty (50) feet when abutting a State or Federal highway or designated major arterial;
b. Twenty-five (25) feet when abutting a public right of way other than a above;
c. Fifteen (15) feet when abutting any property line other than a or b above;
d. There shall be a minimum distance of ten (10) feet provided between RV units parked side by side;
e. There shall be a minimum distance of ten (10) feet between RV units parked end to end;
f. There shall be a minimum distance of twenty (20) feet between any RV space and any building.

E. Streets. Streets or roadways and parking areas within the RV park shall be designed to provide safe and convenient access to all spaces and to facilities for common use by park occupants, and shall be constructed and maintained to allow free movement of emergency and service vehicles at all times, and shall be graded to drain and surfaced with asphalt or concrete, the design of which shall be approved by the City Engineer, to maintain proper drainage and minimize dust.

1. All interior roadways shall be at least thirty-two (32) feet in width for two-way traffic, and at least eighteen (18) feet in width for one-way traffic.

2. A forty-five (45) foot turning radius shall be required on all curves, to allow access by emergency vehicles.

3. Any bridges within the development shall have a capacity of at least sixteen (16) tons, to allow access by emergency vehicles.

4. Road grades shall not exceed six (6) percent. Access into the park from a public street shall meet the same design standards as those of the public street, for a distance of forty (40) feet from the property line into the development.

F. Utilities. Each RV Park shall be constructed with underground utilities to meet the minimum requirements below:

1. Electricity. A minimum of eighty percent (80%) of all rental spaces shall be equipped with an electrical outlet supplying at least 110 volts, or 110/220 volts, installed in accordance with state and local electrical codes.

2. Sanitary Sewer. A minimum of eighty percent (80%) of all rental spaces shall be equipped with a hookup to a public sewage system by way of a branch line and riser pipe at least four (4) inches inside diameter. The riser pipe shall be capped with a watertight cap or plug when not in use. Sanitary sewage systems shall be installed in compliance with state and local plumbing codes.

3. Water Supply. An accessible, adequate, safe and potable supply of water under pressure shall be provided in every RV Park. The water supply system shall be designed, constructed and maintained in compliance with applicable City standards. Each rental space equipped with sewer and electrical hookups shall also be equipped one (1) water connection. All other rental spaces shall be equipped with one (1) water connection. Water supply shall be installed in compliance with state and local plumbing codes.

G. Sanitation.

1. In addition to each RV parking site, each recreational vehicle park shall maintain, as a minimum, one (1) sanitary sewer dump site for the sole use of receiving discharge from recreational vehicle holding tanks.

2. Central Trash Collection. Each RV Park shall provide centralized trash collection which shall be distributed throughout the RV Park in locations determined through the Site Plan Permit process. The trash enclosures shall be constructed in accordance with 1.19.45.

H. Hygiene Facility. Every RV Park shall contain one public hygiene facility apportioned on the basis of one facility per 30 vehicle spaces or fraction thereof for each sex. A shower, flush toilets, lavatory and sink shall be provided in a like ratio. Hot and cold running water shall be provided. One washer and dryer per 30 vehicle spaces or fraction thereof shall be provided. Such public hygiene facilities shall be conveniently located at a distance of not more than three hundred (300) feet from any RV served. Such facilities shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition, and plumbing fixtures shall be maintained in good working order. All such facilities shall be adequately lighted at all times of the day and night and shall be well ventilated.

I. Recreational Amenities. Recreational amenities which may consist but is not limited to: swimming pool, pickle ball courts, clubhouse, playgrounds and other recreational uses shall be provided at the rate of at least ten percent (10%) of the gross area of the RV Park, and shall be of sufficient size and distribution as to be a functional part of the entire development plan. Recreational amenities shall not include any area designated as a roadway, RV rental space, storage area, yard area surrounding the caretakers or manager’s residence, or any area required for setbacks as set forth in this section.

J. General Standards. Each RV Park shall meet the following general standards:

1. RV Park Entrances. RV parks shall provide an attractive entrance and street frontage as approved by the Land Use Authority Board as part of the Site Plan Permit process.

2. RV Park Signs. RV Park shall have signs advertising the recreational park may be prominently displayed at each entrance to the park and will conform to specifications for signs as determined by Chapter 1.27 Signs Permits as allowed for in the specific zoning district.

3. Adequate Lighting. Adequate lighting shall be provided for all walkways, streets, parking areas, public hygiene facilities, disposal site(s), storage areas, recreational facilities, and clubhouse. No lighting shall be constructed or positioned so as to cause direct or undesirable illumination of adjacent property or recreational vehicle spaces within the park.

4. Fire Protection. Fire hydrants shall be installed throughout all RV parks in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code.

5. Each RV Park shall be constructed with a sight obscuring screening wall or fence that is at a minimum of six (6) feet in height to effectively screen the park from adjoining land uses and to ensure privacy of patrons and adjacent residences.

6. Landscaped Areas. All setbacks from streets and other areas in a RV park not used for driveways, parking, buildings, and service areas shall be landscaped in accordance with the approved Landscape Plan and shall meet the required Landscaping, Buffering, and Fencing requirements of Chapter 1.18.

K. Occupancy of Patrons.

1. Persons occupying a RV rental space with total hook-up capacity, including sewer, water and electricity, shall not occupy any space in a RV park for a period exceeding 180 days in any 12-month period, nor shall the cumulative occupancy by such persons of different spaces within the same RV park exceed a total of 180 days in any 12-month period.

2. Persons occupying RV rental space with less than total hook-up capacity shall not occupy any recreational vehicle space in a recreational vehicle park for a period exceeding 90 days in any 12-month period, nor shall the cumulative occupancy of such persons of different spaces within the same RV park exceed a total of 90 days in any 12-month period.

3. The RV park manager shall maintain a log of the names of persons and dates of occupancy of spaces. The log shall be made available to a code enforcement officer if a question arises as to compliance with these occupancy limitations.

L. Park Control Regulated. The park manager shall be responsible for the control of nuisances within the park. The park manager shall ensure that rules of order for the park patrons are posted and enforced. Rules of the park shall as a minimum include the following:

1. No more than one recreational vehicle may occupy a recreational vehicle space.

2. Fires. No open fires are permitted.1

3. Tent camping shall not be permitted.1

4. No storage sheds shall be allowed within an RV rental space.

5. Each RV unit shall be parked entirely on the surfaced area so that no part thereof obstructs any roadway or walkway within the RV Park.

6. All vehicles within the park shall be kept mobile so that they may be moved within one hour if required.

7. No on street parking is allowed.

1 Note: Open Fires and Tent Camping may be approved based upon RV Park location through the Site Plan approval process.

ORD 05/97
REV 02/03
REV 04/08
REV 06/13
REV 05/14
REV 08/14
REV 17.09