Bill 2020-A - Ordinances 12, 32, 74, 76, and 90
TITLE:  AN ORDINANCE MAKING CORRECTIONS, DELETIONS, ADDITIONS, AND MINOR REVISIONS TO TITLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS, SECTION 1.12 CODE ENFORCEMENT; TITLE 5 BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 5.04 BUSINESS LICENSES; TITLE 9 PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS, AND WELFARE, SECTION 9.12 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES; AND TITLE 16 CONSOLIDATED DEVELOPMENT CODE, SECTION 16.08 ZONING AND LAND USE, SECTION 16.12 DIVISION OF LAND, SECTION 16.16 DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS, AND SECTION 16.24 DEFINITIONS.
SUMMARY:  An ordinance making changes to other sections of the Churchill County Code that were not corrected in the previous ordinance amendment, clarifying when fees are associated with appeals, repealing the amortization period for compliance with adult entertainment business, specifying complaint procedures for code enforcement, changing the temporary residence requirement for a temporary use permit during construction of a home, allowing rentals of accessory dwelling units under certain conditions, and expounding definitions for clarification.
WHEREAS, Churchill County, Nevada is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada; and,
WHEREAS, the Churchill County Code should be compliant and not in contradiction to Nevada Revised Statutes; and
WHEREAS, the County Code is a compilation of all original Titles and Chapters that were originally adopted as a standard for County development; and
WHEREAS, the Churchill County Code should accurately reflect all changes adopted and be amended to establish clarity in definition and procedure;
THEREFORE, THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ordain that:
TITLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS:
Chapter 1.12: CODE ENFORCEMENT:
1.12.030: PROCEDURE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT:
1.12.030.7: ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS AND FINES; AUTHORITY: 1.12.030.7.D is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
The County may impose administrative fines for any of the acts or omissions set forth in this Code. Administrative fines shall be imposed, enforced, collected and reviewed in compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Administrative fines may be imposed for any of the following acts or omissions:
A.   Violation of the provisions of any title or chapter of this Code;
B.    Failing to comply with any order issued by a Hearing Officer;
C.    Failing to comply with any condition imposed by any permit or environmental documents issued or approved by the County; and
D.    Violation of any portion of this Code process or procedure to determine the need for a special use permit, home business permit, temporary use permit, or variance.
 
1.12.030.10: SPECIAL PROCEDURE FOR VIOLATIONS OF CONDITIONS OF USE PERMITS OR PROCEDURES RELATING THERETO: 1.12.030.10.A is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A.    This section may be utilized where it is determined that the violation involves:
1.    A process or a procedure to determine the need for a special use permit, home business permit, temporary use permit, or variance;
2.    Any condition imposed on a special use permit, home business permit, temporary use permit, or variance.
B.    Prior to issuance of an administrative citation, an enforcement conference may be held to determine the amount of the fine to be issued, and a compliance plan may be developed. A representative of the responsible person shall attend the enforcement conference. The Churchill County Planning Director may attend the enforcement conference. The enforcement official who has determined that there is a violation shall attend the conference.
C.    At the conclusion of the enforcement conference, an administrative citation may be issued, and/or the responsible person may be given an opportunity to remedy the violation. The enforcement official shall work with the responsible person, but at the conclusion of the enforcement conference, determinations as to whether or not to issue a fine, the amount of the fine and the time for compliance are within the sole discretion of the enforcement official.
D.   Failure to attend the enforcement conference by the responsible person will result in a fine in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each violation per day.
 
1.12.050: FINES AND FEES:
1.12.050.1: FINES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS: 1.12.050.1.D is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A.    If the responsible person fails to correct the violation, subsequent administrative citations may be issued for the same violations. The amount of the fine shall increase at a rate specified in subsection B of this section.
B.    Except as provided in subsection D of this section, the fines assessed for each administrative citation issued for the same violations shall be as follows:
 
     
 
First administrative citation 
$100.00 - $500.00 
Second administrative citation 
$500.00 - $750.00 
Third or subsequent administrative citation 
$750.00 - $1,000.00 
C.    Administrative citations may be issued with the highest fine first for violations, including without limitation, repeat violations on the same property, business license violations, violations that harm the property of others, or health and/or safety violations.
D.    Where the alleged violation involves a condition of a special use permit, home business permit, temporary use permit, or variance or any process or procedure to determine the need for a special use permit, home business permit, temporary use permit, or variance, the fine assessed for a citation may be up to one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each violation per day.
E.    Payment of the fine shall not excuse the failure to correct the violations nor shall it bar further enforcement action by the county.
F.    All fines shall be payable to the county planning department unless otherwise directed on the citation.
G.    For all delinquent unpaid administrative fines, there may be a penalty imposed in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the administrative fine amount and an additional ten percent (10%) per month of the total amount of the administrative fine and any penalty thereon for each month during the time that such fine remains unpaid after its delinquency date. The delinquency date for an administrative fine shall be ten (10) days following the imposition of the fine , or the administrative determination of the hearing officer, whichever is later.
 
1.12.060: ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS AND JUDICIAL REVIEW:
1.12.060.13: APPEALS OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER AND JUDICIAL REVIEW: 1.12.060.13.A is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A.    Within thirty (30) calendar days from service of an administrative order or other decision by the hearing officer, any party may appeal the determination of the hearing officer to the board by submitting in writing the basis for the appeal and paying an appeal fee as established by resolution of the Board. The board shall thereafter set the matter for hearing at the next regular meeting of the board. Except as otherwise provided by specific code provisions the board shall apply the provisions of this chapter. The board may consider any other noncumulative and relevant evidence at the hearing.
B.    Within thirty (30) calendar days from service of an order or other decision of the board, any party may appeal to the 10th judicial district court.
C.    Any party failing to timely file an appeal to the board or the 10th district court shall be deemed to have waived any and all objections to the administrative hearing officer's or the board's decision. Any review of the matter conducted in court shall be de novo.
 
TITLE 5: BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS:
Chapter 5.04: BUSINESS LICENSES:
5.04.090: PAYMENTS: 5.04.090.H is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A.    All business license fees required under this chapter shall be paid in the lawful money of the United States of America at the Churchill County Planning Department. All monies paid for business license fees shall be deemed timely if received at such office by five o'clock (5:00) P.M. on the tenth day of each month set forth by subsection C of this section or if mailed, containing a postmark on the last day of such grace period as provided in Nevada Revised Statutes 238.100. All payments that are not so received or postmarked shall be subject to the penalties provided under section 5.00.050 of this title.
B.    When the last day of a grace period falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday when the designated office is closed, the business license fee will be accepted without penalty if received at the designated office on the first working day after such Saturday, Sunday or holiday. In all cases where renewal fees are not paid in accordance with this chapter, a penalty as prescribed in this chapter shall be imposed.
C.    Business licensing fees shall be paid to the planning department by any licensee under this title , in accordance with the following schedule:
First quarter (January through March), on or before January 10 of the quarter;
Second quarter (April through June), on or before April 10 of the quarter;
Third quarter (July through September), on or before July 10 of the quarter;
Fourth quarter (October through December), on or before October 10 of the quarter;
Annual renewal must be completed by the tenth day of the month due.
D.    License fees not paid on or before the tenth day of each month set forth by subsection C of this section shall be deemed delinquent. A delinquent fee penalty consisting of an amount of fifty percent (50%) of the quarterly or annual fees shall be added to all payments received after becoming delinquent.
E.    Where payment by a licensee under this section is delinquent, such nonpayment of license fees shall be deemed a sufficient basis for termination of a license granted under this chapter.
F.    No business license shall be issued until all fees and penalties have been paid.
G.    The business license and renewal fees charged pursuant to this chapter shall be contained in the fee schedule chart, which shall be maintained by the planning department, and amended upon approval of the board of county commissioners. For the privilege of doing business in the county, the county shall have the right to set application fees, administrative fees, investigative fees and any other fees necessary to the administration of this chapter. Such fees shall be established from time to time by resolution of the board of county commissioners.
H.    If an applicant has acquired a special use permit or home business permit, for a "home based business" as defined in section 16.24.010 of this code, from the owner's residential parcel, from the Churchill County planning commission or planning department, and the applicant meets the following criteria, a business license may be issued without a fee. The applicant must:
1.    Be a sole proprietor, or family group consisting of no more than two (2) family members within second degree of consanguinity and residing at the same residence,
2.    Have no employees or contract employees or subcontractors,
3.    Have no customer traffic to their home, and
4.    Have no signs.
If an applicant acquired a special use permit for a home based business from the owner's residential parcel and meets the criteria to have the business license fee waived, renewal fees equal to that required for a home business permit will be applied to the special use permit.
 
TITLE 9: PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS, AND WELFARE:
Chapter 9.12: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES:
9.12.100: REPEALED 9.12.100 is repealed as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
 
TITLE 16: CONSOLIDATED DEVELOPMENT CODE:
Chapter 16.08: ZONING AND LAND USE:
16.08.050: VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES, ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AND GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES:
16.08.050.3: ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES: 16.08.050.3.A and B are revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A.    Filing of a Complaint: Any person living in Churchill County or any landowner in Churchill County may file a complaint against any property or business within Churchill County. A complaint must be filed with the Churchill County planning department. Complaint forms may be completed at the planning department or mailed, emailed, delivered, or faxed to said department. The code enforcement officer may also be responsible for filing complaints and documenting violations he/she sees in the normal course of his/her duty.
B.    Upon Receiving a Complaint: The code enforcement officer shall inspect the property and determine if there is a violation of the Churchill County codes. Once a determination has been made that there is a violation, the code enforcement officer shall contact the property owner by one of the following methods: 1) regular mail, 2) certified mail, or 3) in person.
C.    Enforcement Action: The code enforcement officer will take any of the following steps needed to correct the violation and bring the property or business into compliance:
1.    The code enforcement officer will attempt to gain voluntary compliance for the correction of all noted violations.
2.    The code enforcement officer may, at any time, issue a citation to the property owner or any other responsible person(s) for any and all code violations. (For the purposes of this section "responsible person" is one that has the legal right to possess the property.)
3.    The code enforcement officer may, at any time, refer a case to the Churchill County District Attorney for prosecution of any and all code violations.
 
16.08.070: TEMPORARY USE PERMITS:16.08.070 and B.4 is amended as follows and all other sections to remain the same.
A temporary use permit is for the placement of temporary living quarters, use, or activity listed below that is intended to cease after a certain period of time. It is unlawful to reside in a recreational vehicle outside a manufactured/mobile home park or recreational vehicle park for longer than ninety (90) cumulative days within a three hundred sixty-five (365) day period except as provided below.
A.    Authority: The commission shall have the discretionary authority to approve, conditionally approve, continue within allowed time frames, or deny a temporary use permit.
B.    Types of Temporary Use Permits and Their Criteria:
1.    Temporary living quarters for farm labor is only permitted in conjunction with a bona fide functioning farming or ranching operation. Evidence of an active farming or ranching operation and demonstration of need will be required. Demonstrated need must include:
a.    Evidence that the amount, type and/or frequency of the labor needed in the farm or ranch operation is greater than what could be reasonably expected of the property owner to accomplish without his additional help; and
b.    Evidence that farm help is an employee of the farm; and/or
c.    Other circumstances that demonstrate the need of a temporary use permit for farm labor. The Planning Commission shall determine if these circumstances meet the intent of this temporary use.

The Planning Commission will use all available information to judge if the operation is a bona fide farming or ranching operation and the labor needed on the farm or ranch justifies a dwelling for the individual(s) providing the labor.
2.    Temporary living quarters for watchman's quarters is only permitted in conjunction with a commercial or industrial operation and is to be used for security purposes only. These security purposes must be proven, established, justified, or demonstrated.
3.    Temporary living quarters on a lot or parcel which has a residence thereon, and the temporary living quarters is to be used to alleviate hardship, as follows:
a.    A residence for an aged, invalid, or physically or mentally disabled person who requires care;
b.    A residence used by an attendant caring for an aged, invalid, or physically or mentally disabled person.
4.    On a lot or parcel when the temporary living quarters are parked on the same parcel of land and utilized as a temporary residence during the construction or placement, renovation, or remodel of an on-site permanent dwelling. The temporary use permit shall be subject to yearly renewals and shall terminate upon expiration of the building permit or within thirty (30) days of the issuance of a certificate of occupancy or if the Planning Commission denies the renewal. Each yearly renewal will require evidence of substantial progress toward the construction or placement of the permanent residence in order to be granted. The temporary quarters shall be a recreational vehicle (RV) or a camper, and will not include a trailer, mobile home or manufactured home that could be used as a long-term residence.
5. On a lot or parcel in any land use district when a commercial coach is to be used as a temporary office, in conjunction with the issuance of a building permit for construction of permanent nonresidential facilities or uses. The temporary use permit shall run concurrently with the building permit and upon completion of the construction of the permanent facility the use permit shall terminate.
6. A temporary residence for a person or persons for a purpose that is similar to and not more obnoxious or detrimental to uses listed in subsections B1 through B5 of this section. Evidence must be provided that demonstrates an extraordinary need and demonstrates attempts to find an alternative accommodation.
 
16.08.080: SPECIAL USE PERMITS: 16.08.080.B.1 is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same:
B. Categories: There are four (4) categories of special use permit:
1.    Home Business: These applications include "home based businesses" that cannot meet the conditions of a home business permitand are restricted regarding the permissible uses exceeding the impact of a home business permit.
2.    General: These applications will include and be similar to moderate projects requiring some outside research and consideration from other departments regarding possible impacts to the community such as minor aggregate operations.
3.    Major: These applications will include all major projects where significant research and review of the application, conceptual plans, etc., must be completed by the planning staff and other County departments , and agents as assigned in order to determine the impacts to the environment, roads and/or community such as energy production and manufacturing.
4.    Administrative Special Use Permit: These applications are reviewed and permits are issued by the Planning Director (see subsection L of this section).
 
16.08.250: USE TABLE FOR ALL ZONING DISTRICTS: 16.08.250 is revised as in the attached Use Table and all other sections to remain the same: [See the Use Table document.]
 
Chapter 16.16: DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS:
16.16.020: SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS:
16.16.020.8: OTHER DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR SPECIFIC LAND USES: 16.16.020.8.A.7 is revised as follows and all other sections to remain the same:
A.   Accessory Unit: “Accessory dwelling unit" refers to a structure on the same parcel of land as the primary dwelling unit and may be attached or detached from other structures. Typical uses include housing for guests, extended family housing and caretakers' quarters. An accessory dwelling unit is not intended as a second permanent dwelling unit. An accessory dwelling unit shall comply with the following conditions:
1.    An administrative special use permit approved by the Planning Director must be acquired.
2.    An accessory dwelling unit shall not exceed one thousand (1,000) square feet in total habitable area.
3.    Only one accessory dwelling unit is permitted per parcel.
4.    If manufactured housing or a modular home is being used for the accessory dwelling unit, it must be a new unit that has never been lived in.
5.    A landowner may live in an accessory dwelling unit while the main residence is being constructed if the building permit has been issued and all applicable fees and dedications have been completed for the main residence; or a landowner may live in an accessory dwelling unit prior to application for the building permit for the main residence if all the fees and dedications are completed at the time the building permit for the accessory dwelling unit is issued. A landowner may change the designation of a single-family residence from primary dwelling to accessory dwelling unit if the building meets the accessory dwelling unit criteria and the landowner subsequently builds another single-family residence as the primary dwelling. Impact fees and dedications are not applicable to the new single-family residence if these were paid for the single-family residence that is being redesignated. The landowner must apply for an administrative special use permit for approval of this redesignation.
6.    Kitchen facilities may be installed. A minimum of one bathroom per accessory dwelling unit must be installed.
7.    Permission to rent an accessory dwelling unit requires the unit to meet all listed requirements and the owner of the property must live on the parcel.  Parcels with accessory dwelling units in which the property owner does not live on the parcel are prohibited from being rented separately from the main dwelling, and a deed restriction stating the accessory dwelling unit shall not be let, leased or rented separately from the primary dwelling unit will be recorded as part of the approval, except as provided under this section.
8.    The owner of an accessory dwelling unit is not required to comply with the Water Right Dedication Ordinance or pay impact fees. A meter shall be installed on the water well per Nevada Revised Statutes 534.180(4).
9.    The accessory dwelling unit must use the same property address as the primary dwelling unit.
10.   An accessory dwelling unit may be permitted in any residential land use district or on any parcel where a legal existing permanent dwelling exists. The construction of an accessory dwelling unit must comply with dwelling setbacks, easements, and all other land use regulations for the land use district. Such construction shall also be subject to enforcement of any protective covenants, conditions and restrictions relating to the subject property, by any person having legal standing to do so.
11.   A site plan shall be submitted with the administrative special use permit application indicating the following:
a.    Location of primary residential structure with setback distance, distance to accessory dwelling unit and other accessory structures, and easements.
b.    Location of all public and private utilities and/or well and septic tank/leach field.
c.    Access to primary residential structure and accessory dwelling unit.
d.    Zoning, size of lot, assessor's parcel number, north arrow, scale, location of other outbuildings.
 
Chapter 16.24: DEFINITIONS:
16.24.010: DEFINITIONS GENERALLY:
ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT: Detached or attached living quarters of a permanent construction that may contain kitchen or cooking facilities, clearly subordinate and incidental to the use of the main building on the same parcel for use of the residents of the single-family dwelling. Accessory dwelling units may be rented only if the property owner lives on the parcel. However, if the owner does not inhabit the parcel, they cannot let, lease or rent the unit separately from the main residence, but must exclusively use itfor nonpaying guests.
 
SPECIAL USE PERMIT: A specific discretionary approval for a use that has been determined to have unique circumstances, be more intense or to have a potentially greater impact than a permitted use within the same zoning district. There are four (4) categories of special use permit:
A.   Home Business: These applications will include “home based businesses” that cannot meet the conditions of a home business permit and are restricted regarding the permissible uses exceeding the impact of a home business permit.
B.    General: These applications will include and be similar to moderate projects requiring some outside research and consideration from other departments regarding possible impacts to the community such as minor aggregate operations.
C.    Major: These applications will include all major projects where significant research and review of the application, conceptual plans, etc., must be completed by the planning staff and other County departments, and agents as assigned in order to determine the impacts to the environment, roads and/or community such as energy production and manufacturing.
D.    Administrative Special Use Permit: These applications are reviewed and permits are issued by the Planning Director (see subsection 16.08.080L of this title).
 
DATED:  This 2nd day of July, 2020.   
 
This Ordinance shall be effective on the 22nd day of July, 2020.
 
         THOSE VOTING AYE:   Harry Scharmann
                     Carl Erquiaga
                     H. Peter Olsen, Jr.
         THOSE VOTING NAY:   N/A
                     
 
         APPROVED:         ____________________________
                     H. Peter Olsen, Jr., Chair
                     Board of County Commissioners
 
ATTEST:
Linda Rothery, Clerk/Treasurer
 
 
____________________________________
Pamela D. Moore, Deputy Clerk to the Board
 
 
 
   
 
USES A 
NOTE (A) – CCC 16.08.080(C) requires certain uses, when allowed, to obtain a SUP, including: 24 hr./night uses, handling hazardous materials, using large water volumes, and major traffic generators.
CCC 12.24 requires any permanent use, when allowed, that serves alcoholic bevgs. to obtain a SUP.
RR-20
A-10
A-5
E-1
R-1
R-2
C-1
C-2
I
NAS
B
Agriculture and Resource Production and Support
NOTE: Transportation of resource products to and from an operation
is allowed under the definition for the specific resource use.
n/a
Agricultural Production – not included in specific listings
Rangeland Agriculture (Dispersed grazing, nut harvesting, etc.)
Timber Growing and Harvesting (fence poles, pulp trees, Christmas tree, etc.)
Farming / Cropland
Pasture Grazing (incl. small scale livestock feeding and hobby farms)
* - with a Agricultural Support Building
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
n/a
Aquaculture
* - If hydrologically connected to fish habitat areas
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
n/a
Animal Feeding Operation – Small (feeding 100 to 1000 animal units)
* - If with buildings
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
-/R*
S
Dairy/Feed Lot, minor alterations of existing buildings
NOTE: new or major expansion treated as Animal Feeding Operation
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
S
Animal Feeding Operation – Large  (feeding more than 1000 animal units)
R
R
A
S
S
Land Application of Domestic Septage
S
S
S
n/a
Exotic Animal Farm  (fur farm etc.)
Excludes zoos and similar uses – see recreation uses
S
S
S
S
Game Hunting Ranch
Also see Recreation Resort in lodging uses
S
S
S
S
Note:Review dog/cat/pet breeding facility as kennel in commercial uses
Agriculture and Resource Related Retail
Farm Stand / Direct Resource Product Sales Site
Review sales not associated with the growing farm, and sales not on the farm site as commercial use.  Also see retail sales for other zones.
R
R
R
R
R
R
n/a
Nursery Sales (retail and wholesale)
S
S
S
R
R
R
S
Agro-Tourism
Treat processing as resource related industrial or industrial uses
Also see retail sales and commercial uses for other zones.
S
S
S
S
S
Farm Animal Auction
Also see animal feeding operations
S
S
S
S
S
S
Agriculture and Resource Related Industrial
Timber Processing and Storage (mills, paper, plywood, etc.)
S
S
S
Milk/Cheese Processing and Storage
* - limited in scale to animals produced on the farm 
S
S
S*
S
S
Meat Processing and Storage (slaughtering & butchering)
* - limited in scale to animals produced on the farm 
Review Office of Mobile Slaughtering Operation as commercial uses
S
S
S*
S
S
S
Crop Processing and Storage
    (mills, cereal processing, cold warehouses, canning, bottling, extracts, etc.)
S
S
S
S
S
S
Geologic Drilling Activities (general drilling for mineral, geothermal, etc.)
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
A
Oil and Gas Extraction
Excludes processing - see Chemical Manufacturing
S
S
S
S
S
Mineral Extraction and Processing (including batch plants)
* - limited in scale to materials extracted on the same property
Note: see temporary mining for other zones.
S
S
S*
S
S
Temporary Mineral Extraction and Processing for habitat restoration purposes
S
S
S
S
S
S
Note: For natural resource energy projects - see Energy Production uses
Industrial Uses
Warehouse Storage and Distribution
* - Prohibited if over 50 employees
For multi-tenant space for businesses locations see commercial uses
R
R
S*
Light Manufacturing (indoors)
Also see Laboratory in commercial uses; also see Note A.
S
R
R
X
Industrial/Fabrication (indoors or outdoors)
* - Prohibited unless all processes are indoors (excluding storage)
+ - If processes take place outdoors (excluding storage)
Also see natural resource processing
S*
R/S+
R/S+
X
Chemical Manufacturing or Storage (including fuels)
S
X
Bulk Fuel Storage and Distribution – small (<100,000 gal.)
Includes incidental retail sales
Excludes vehicle fuel sales & and storage incidental to other use
S
S
S
Explosion/Combustion Testing
See CCC 16.16.020.2 for ½ mi. setback from highways
S
X
Tire Retreading/Rebuilding
Excludes tire distilling - see Chemical Manufacturing
S
S
X
Junkyard, Salvage Yard, Wrecking Yard
See CCC 16.16.020.2 for ½ mi. setback from highways
S
X
Asphalt and Concrete Batch Plants – also see mining
* - Prohibited unless temporary and for specific project
S*
S*
S
S
S*
Outdoor Recreation Uses
(For indoor recreation see commercial listings)
Wildland and Unimproved Outdoor Recreation (hiking, riding, hunting, etc)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Improved Passive Outdoor Recreation (park, trailhead parking, fishing facility)
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
n/a
Improved Active Outdoor Recreation Facility 
    (sport complex w/multiple ball fields/courts, golf course, boat launch, zoo)
also see Game Hunting Ranch in agricultural uses
* - If approved in a PUD
S
S
S
R*
R*
R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S
Equestrian Boarding and Training Facility
May also need event venue permit, below
S
S
S
S
S
Outdoor Recreation & Entertainment Facility (See definition CCC 16.24 under Recreation)
S
S
S
X
Rodeo and Farm Animal Event Venue (racing, showing, equestrian events)
Note: Also see Outdoor Recreation & Entertainment Facility for other zones.
S
S
X
Outdoor Shooting Range
S
S
S
X
Motorized Racetrack – with events or gatherings
[[DEF- Established tracks with events for large and small vehicles]]
S
S
S
X
Motorized riding track – personal use
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Residential Uses
Single-Family Dwelling (the following are also SFDs - see definition)
  + Prohibited except for certain on-site businesses in CCC 16.16.020.8
  * Prohibited unless residential lot was approved in a PUD or tentative map
NOTE:  Also see Community Residential Facilities & definition.
Home for Individual Residential Care (1-2 + caretaker)
Home for Groups with Disabilities (3-10 + caretaker)
Halfway House for Substance Abuse Recovery (<11 resid.)
Domestic Violence Shelter (<11 residents)
Foster Home (1-6)
R
R
R
R
R
R
S+/ R*
S+/ R*
S+/ R*
n/a
Accessory Dwelling Unit
* - Prohibited unless with existing legal permanent Single-Family Dwelling
A
A
A
A
A
A
A*
A*
A*
n/a
Second Permanent Dwelling 
A
A
A
A
A
A
n/a
Multi-Family Dwelling
* - Only if approved in a PUD
R*
R*
R
S/R*
S/R*
R*
X
Boarding House 
S
S
S
X
Permanent Housing for Farm Labor (single & multi-family)
* - Multi-family prohibited – single-family only
S
S
S
S*
n/a
Cluster Development (Requires a special land division permit process)
* - Prohibited under the NAS Fallon Accident Potential Zones
R
R
S*
Planned Unit Development (Requires a special PUD permit process)
R
R
R
R
R
R
X
Recreational Vehicle used as permanent dwelling (> 90 days/yr.)
Such use prohibited except within authorized RV park (see Lodging section) or as approved Temporary Living Quarters.
X
Temporary Living Quarters
For hardship (elderly/disabled), or commercial/industrial watchmen
For farm labor, or while building a Single-Family Dwelling
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
n/a
n/a
Manufactured/Mobile Home Park
* - New parks prohibited unless connected to municipal sewer & water
S*
S*
S*
S*
S*
S*
X
 
Community Services
Care of 1-4 children (treat as baby sitting)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Daycare Facility (5+ children or 1+ adults)
* - Prohibited unless under 13 persons
S
S
S
S
S*
S*
S
S
S
Child Care Institution/Boarding School (16+ children; live-in facility)
S
S
S
S
S
S
X
Educational Facility (public and private)
Excludes informal classes - see Personal Training Svc. in commercial uses
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
X
Public Auditoriums and Gathering Facilities
(Religious assembly, Public Community Ctr. or Convention Ctr.)
Excludes Private Gathering/Reception Facility – see commercial uses
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
X
Government Services and Offices (museum, library, senior ctr., post office)
Review Fleet Parking and Maintenance as separate listing in Vehicle uses
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
X
Emergency and Law Services (police, jail, court, fire, ambulance, etc.)
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Emergency and Surgical Medical Facility (Hospitals, etc.)
Review stand-alone day-surgery center as Medical Services in commercial
Medical Offices & Helipads may be approved as accessory uses
S
S
S
S
X
Extended Care Medical Facility
  (convalescent services, nursing home, mental health facility, hospice, etc.)
S
S
S
S
X
Elder Care Facility (see definition)
S
S
S
S
S
X
Community Residential Facility (also see Single Family Dwelling):
Group Foster Home (7-15 children - see definition)
Home for Groups with Disabilities (11-20; see definition)
Domestic Violence Shelter (11+)
Treatment Center or Halfway House for Substance Abuse Recovery (11+)
Halfway House for Incarceration Transition (any number)
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
R
R
R
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Cemetery
S
S
S
R
R
R
n/a
Funeral and Interment Services (including crematory)
S
S
R
R
R
S
Lodging Uses
NOTE: review Vacation Home Rental as a Single-Family Dwelling
Rental of whole home only, otherwise see Vacation Room Rentals
Bed and Breakfast Inn & Vacation Room Rental (see definitions)
* - Prohibited unless with existing legal permanent Single-Family Dwelling
S
S
S
S
S
S
R*
R*
S*
S
Motel (does not include accessory uses)
S
S
X
Hotel (includes accessory uses)
S
S
X
Lodging approved in a PUD
R
R
R
X
Recreation Resort (see definition)
Also see Game Hunting Ranch
S
S
S
S
Campground & Recreational Vehicle Facility (public and private)
S
S
S
S
S
X
 
Commercial Uses
NOTE: Some businesses may qualify as a small-scale Home-Based Business
Retail and Wholesale Sales Rentals & Repair – not included in specific listing
    (food, merchandise, hardware, etc.; new/used)
For vehicle sales/rentals see Vehicle and Equipment category
* - If over 50,000 sf building; or if outdoor sales or storage area included; or if drive through services included; or if paint or chemical sales included.
+ - Prohibited if over 10,000 sf building, or if over 50 employees
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
S+
Multi-Tenant Business Complex (incl. shopping centers)
* - If over 10,000 sf.
Each use in complex must be reviewed individually.
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
X
Beverage Distributor
+ - Prohibited if over 50 employees
S
S
R
R
R
S+
Auction House
* - With outside sales area or outside speakers
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
S
Flea markets, swap meets, and special events
S
S
S
S
S
Marijuana Establishment
n/a
Manufactured/Modular/Mobile Home Sales 
For construction of homes - see Industrial/Fabrication
S
R
R
S
Firearm, Explosive, or Weapon Sales/Service/Rental - requiring anFFL
S
S
S
Personal Storage (ministorage, RV, boat, etc.)
S
S
S
R
R
R
n/a
Off Premises Storage (for business/personal use - not renting spaces)
Inside a building
Outside a building
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
S
R
S
n/a
Home Based Businesses   
* - If not meeting basic HB criteria
+ - Prohibited unless associated with existing legal residence
HB/ S*
HB/ S*
HB/S*
HB/S*
HB/S*
HB/S*
HB+/ S*+
HB+/ S*+
HB+/ S*+
n/a
General Offices and Services – not included in a specific listing
+ - Prohibited if over 50 employees
R
R
R
S+
Office for Mobile Animal Slaughtering Business
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
n/a
Temporary Real Estate Office within a subdivision 
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
n/a
Temporary Office (using a commercial coach)
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
T
n/a
Eating and Drinking Establishment
* - Prohibited unless fronting the I-80, US 50, US 50A & US 95 corridors
+ - Prohibited unless approved in a PUD
S*
S*
S*
S*/ R+
R+
R+
S
S
S
S
Eating and Drinking Establishments – Farm Specialty
  (serving food from own farm – for other zones see regular uses above)
S
S
S
Note: An Eating and Drinking Establishment serving alcohol requires a SUP
Financial Service (banking, stocks, commodities, etc.)
* - If drive up services are included
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
n/a
Medical & Counseling Services (doctor offices, clinics, physical therapy, etc.)
R
R
R
S
Personal Health and Beauty Service (hair, nails, spa, massage, etc.)
R
R
R
n/a
Body Marking Service (tattoo, piercing (excl. earrings), etc. – see definition)
S
S
n/a
Personal Training Service & Classes (professional, health, fitness, arts, etc.)
S
S
S
S
Laundromat
R
R
R
n/a
Dry Cleaner 
S
S
S
n/a
Baking Facility 
S
S
S
S
Craft/Art Studio (welding/pottery/painters/etc.; includes sales)
S
S
S
R
R
R
A
Testing Service (office and sample collection; processing 1-use & field kits)
R
R
A
Laboratory (chemical testing) 
S
S
S
X
Materials Testing
Excludes Explosive & Combustion Testing – see industrial uses
S
S
S
Veterinary Clinic
S
S
S
R
R
S
S
Pet Grooming (for sales see retail)
S
S
S
R
R
R
A
Mobile Animal Care Service Office (Grooming, Farrier, etc.)
R
R
R
n/a
Animal Boarding or Kennel
S
S
S
S
S
S
Taxidermy
S
S
S
S
S
n/a
Construction Contractors & Property Services 
    (incl. repair; plumbers, electricians, sign co., well drilling, etc.)
* - For painting contractors, or outdoor material/heavy equipment storage
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
S
Utility and Telecom Offices/Shop
* - If fleet vehicle storage and maintenance is included.
S
R/S*
R/S*
R/S*
S
Waste Collection Service (solid/garbage and liquid/septage)
Also see Industrial category & septage application in natural resources
S
S
S
n/a
Pest Control Service
S
S
S
n/a
Janitorial / Cleaning Service
R
R
R
n/a
Private Gathering/Reception Facility (including clubs and fraternal orgs.)
* - Prohibited unless designed and approved for 100 people or less
+ - Prohibited unless approved in a PUD
S*
S*
S*
S+
S+
S+
S
S
S
Indoor Entertainment Use – not in a separate listing (billiards, game parlor)
R
R
S
Indoor Recreation & Entertainment Facility (see definition CCC 16.24 under Recreation)(auditorium, theater, playhouse, equestrian, bowling, ice/roller rink, soccer)
S
S
X
Indoor Shooting Range
S
S
S
S
S
n/a
Casino / Gaming Establishment
Additional uses are reviewed individually (food, hotel, theater, spa, etc.)
S
S
X
Adult Entertainment (See Title 9)
S
n/a
Brothel, House of Prostitution (See Title 5)
See CCC 16.16.020.2 for ½ mi. setback from highways
S
n/a
On-Site Advertising
S
S
S
S
S
S
R
R
R
n/a
Off-Site Advertising - billboards, highway signs, etc.
* - If meeting exceptions in 16.16.020.6.B
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
R
R
R
n/a
Vehicle & Equipment Uses
(Also see Transportation Section)
Small Vehicle/Equipment Sales or Rental (see definition)
  (standard personal vehicle, ATV, motorcycle, assoc. trailer, and similar size)
R
R
R
A
Large Vehicle/Equipment Sales or Rental (see definition)
(larger than passenger vehicles, RVs, construction equip., assoc. trailers)
S
S
S
Vehicle/Equipment Service & Repair 
  (including temporary storage of associated vehicles)
S
S
S
R
R
R
S
Vehicle Fuel Sales and Travel Services (including Truck Stops)
* - Prohibited if a truck stop or travel center
+ - If approved to be within a Planned Unit Development
Additional uses are reviewed individually (food, hotel, vehicle service & repair, casino, laundromat, etc.)
S+
S+
S+
S
S
S
S*
Vehicle Washing Facility 
S
S
S
n/a
Parking Lot for Operable Vehicles – Stand Alone
Short Term
Long Term – more than one week
Not for other on-site use; vehicles must come and go.
R
R
R
R
S
R
S
R
S
n/a
n/a
NOTE: Also see storage uses in Commercial section for uses that may include vehicle storage. 
 
Towing Business (including fleet parking and vehicle storage)
Excluding Wrecking Yard/ Junkyard - see Industrial category
S
S
S
n/a
Trucking Business / Package Delivery (including fleet parking)
Note:  Transport of on-site resource products is included with main use
S
S
S
R
R
S
Fleet Vehicle Parking and Maintenance Facility (10+; bus barn, utility, etc.)
Excluding uses with inherent parking (fire, police, trucking, etc.)
S
S
S
S
n/a
NOTE:For vehicle racing etc. see Indoor Recreation & Entertainment Facility in Commercial, or Outdoor Recreation Uses
Transportation Facilities
Streets, roads, highways, and rail lines
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Highway/Road Maintenance Facility 
R
R
S
R
R
n/a
Ground Transportation Terminal & Park and Ride Lot (bus, rail, etc.)
* - Prohibited unless fronting I-80, US 50, US 50A & US 95, or a rail corridor
S*
S*
S*
S*
S*
S*
S
Airport
S
S
X
Airstrip/ landing strip/ helicopter pad
S
S
S
S
X
Railroad Company Operations Yard (sidings, car storage, switching)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Rail-Based Services & Industrial Parks
(transloading, rental space, rail services, etc.)
Each use must be reviewed individually.
S
S
S
 
 
 
Utilities Facilities, Transmission, and Waste Handling
Local Utility Distribution Lines and Mains
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Utility Transmission Line – Level 1 (within approved corridors)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
n/a
Utility Transmission Line – Level 2 (not within approved corridors)
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Utility Handling Facility – Level 1 (small scale in-line)
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
n/a
Utility Handling Facility – Level 2 (treatment of less hazardous substances)
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Utility Handling Facility – Level 3 (treatment of more hazardous substances)
* - If previously approved in a PUD       
S
S
S
R*
R*
S/R*
S
NOTE: Review utility company offices/ maintenance facility as other uses.
Communication tower and antennas (and accompanying facilities)
* - When co-locating the transmitter/receiver on existing towers, structures, or buildings.
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
R*
R*
S/R*
S/R*
S/R*
S