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A. The suburban district is established to promote the development of residential uses located on the edges of the incorporated cities or other developed communities or areas, where urban sewer and water services are either available or have the potential to become available in the near future by reason of their inclusion in service districts, city service areas, or are adjacent to those areas or areas of city impact. Access to primary transportation routes and a system of hard surfaced roads are expected. The purpose can be accomplished by:
1. Providing for single-family detached dwelling units and other compatible housing forms, with a variety of densities in locations appropriate for urban densities.
2. Allowing only those accessory and complementary nonresidential uses that are compatible with urban residential communities.
3. Establishing density designations to facilitate advanced areawide planning for public facilities and services, and to protect environmentally sensitive sites from over development.
4. Encouraging conservation development configurations that create permanent open space, protect sensitive environmental features, reduce infrastructure costs and/or enhance recreational opportunities.
5. Requiring conservation development configurations in areas where all urban services are not available to provide the opportunity in the future to subdivide the land at urban densities.
B. Use of this zone is appropriate in areas designated by the comprehensive plan as transition, urban growth area, resort community or suburban growth area in the comprehensive plan where a network of hard surfaced roads provides good access to primary transportation routes or potential public transportation systems. Urban services may not be available immediately, but are capable of being extended or constructed in the area. (Ord. 501, 11-18-2008)