11-1-2-3: DISTRICT USES PERMITTED:
Premises shall be used for the following purposes:
   A.   In the AO agricultural open space district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Airports and landing fields having prior approval of the federal aviation agency.
Animal clinics and hospitals, including service to large animals, outside runs, and keeping areas permitted.
Cemeteries, including mausoleums; provided, that mausoleums shall be distant at least two hundred feet (200') from every street line and adjoining lot lines, and provided further, that any new cemetery shall contain an area of ten (10) acres or more.
Churches and other places of worship, Sunday school buildings, and parish houses.
Class A and class B manufactured homes.
Daycare centers, hospitals, and institutions of an educational, religious, charitable, fraternal or philanthropic nature; provided, however, that such buildings shall be reviewed as a conditional use.
Farms; provided, however, that no farm shall be operated either publicly or privately for either the disposal of garbage, rubbish or offal or the feeding of same unless it has been appropriately processed as a food product, or as specified by other laws pertaining to the same; provided further, that only one dwelling unit per five (5) acres is allowed.
Mining and extraction of minerals or raw materials and the manufacturing, processing, treating, and storing of materials or minerals which are extracted from any portion of the district.
Parks, playgrounds, golf courses, and recreational uses except miniature golf courses or commercial practice driving tees.
Private clubs, except those the chief activity of which is a service customarily carried on as a business and skeet and gun clubs which must first be approved by either the board of county commissioners or the city council.
Public schools or private schools with a curriculum the same as ordinarily given in public schools.
Publicly owned or operated properties.
Railroad tracks and yards and similar railroad facilities.
Stands for the display or sale of agricultural products raised on the premises, not to exceed four hundred (400) square feet in ground coverage.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and shall be reviewed as a conditional use.
   B.   In the SR suburban residential district only for:
Noncommercial livestock agricultural operations.
Single-family dwellings and class A and B manufactured homes with a maximum dwelling unit density of one per net acre.
The homes shall be placed on a continuous wall or footing composed of concrete block.
   C.   In the R1 single-family district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Churches and other places of worship, Sunday school buildings and parish houses.
Golf courses, but not miniature courses or driving tees.
Home occupations as defined in section 11-1-8-1 of this chapter.
Hospitals and educational, religious, and philanthropic institutions; provided, however, that buildings be set back from all yard lines a distance of at least one foot (1') for each foot of building height.
Multi-family residential as a conditional use.
Private schools with a curriculum similar to public schools, plus nursery, prekindergarten, kindergarten, and other private or special schools.
Public parks, public libraries, public schools, and public community buildings.
Single-family dwellings.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use.
   D.   In the R2 general residential district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Class A manufactured homes.
   Class B manufactured homes as a conditional use permit.
Clubs, lodges, fraternities, and sororities where the chief activity is not business.
Hospitals.
Lodging houses.
Office buildings.
Religious, educational, and philanthropic institutions, but not for animal care.
Uses allowed in the R1 single-family district.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use. (Ord. 2005-03, 5-17-2005)
   E.   In the R3 residential manufactured home district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Manufactured home parks; provided, that a master plan of the manufactured park layout be submitted for approval by the local government and the state and local health departments. The master plan shall conform to the plat requirements of the city-county subdivision regulations. The master plan plat will be reviewed considering the following:
      1.   The maximum allowable density for all manufactured home parks shall be nine (9) manufactured homes per net acre.
      2.   For singlewide manufactured homes, minimum site dimensions shall be forty feet (40') wide and one hundred feet (100') deep.
      3.   For doublewide manufactured homes, minimum site dimensions shall be fifty feet (50') wide and one hundred feet (100') deep.
      4.   The ground area occupied by a manufactured home, attached storm shed, patio, storage building and off street parking spaces shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total area of the site. In computing the ground coverage, four hundred (400) square feet shall be added to the actual area of the manufactured home and the accessory buildings for the two (2) required off street parking spaces. This provision limits to one storm shed, not over ten feet by twelve feet (10' x 12') or one hundred twenty (120) square feet in area per site and said utility building shall be placed on a proper foundation.
      5.   No manufactured home, storm shed or other legal attachments to said manufactured home shall be located less than seven feet six inches (7'6") from the side site line. Detached tool sheds shall be located not less than five feet (5') from the side or rear site lines. The ends of the manufactured homes shall be at least ten feet (10') apart when opposing rear walls are staggered, otherwise fifteen feet (15') apart. No portion of a manufactured home, or attachment thereto, or tool shed, or any other structure shall be located less than fifteen feet (15') away from any site or property line adjacent to a public right of way.
      6.   The street right of way shall conform to the widths shown on the preliminary plat of the manufactured home park at the time it was approved.
      7.   All entrances, exits, lanes, and driveways between rows of manufactured homes shall be lighted to provide an intensity of five (5) foot-candles. Manufactured home parks shall be provided with, at minimum, walkways at least two feet (2') wide between the manufactured home sites and each service building. Roadways and sidewalks within the parks shall be hard surfaced, either concrete or bituminized.
      8.   All provisions of water supply, laundry, sewage and fire protection to be provided in any manufactured home park shall have been approved by the appropriate city department.
      9.   Off street parking areas shall be provided in all manufactured home parks at a ratio of at least two (2) car spaces per manufactured home site. At least two (2) car spaces shall be provided on each manufactured home site. The area per one car space shall be at least ten feet (10') wide and twenty feet (20') deep, plus ingress and egress.
      10.   Recreation areas. There shall be provided, unless previously provided by a park dedication as required by the city subdivision regulations 1 , within each manufactured home park, an adequate site or sites for recreation for the exclusive uses of the park occupants. Such recreation site or sites shall have a minimum area in the aggregate of four thousand (4,000) square feet plus one hundred (100) square feet for each manufactured home site in said park. The recreation sites shall be of appropriate design, provided with adequate equipment, and may be used to meet the one- ninth (1/9) minimum area requirement of the subdivision regulations.
      11.   All manufactured home parks must provide a completely and permanently landscaped setback area of at least fifteen feet (15') in width around those portions of the park perimeter which border a public right of way. Such areas may contain trees, shrubbery, grass, benches, fences, landscaped water resources, and the like. Setback areas not bordering a public right of way may be used to fulfill the recreation area requirements of the preceding subsection.
      12.   All manufactured home parks shall have near their main entrances, a marquee or sign on which there shall be an up to date list of the addresses and a diagram of the park layout.
      13.   All manufactured home parks shall provide one additional space for every five (5) sites as a main parking area to be used by visitors or in the storage of recreational vehicles.
      14.   Existing manufactured home parks shall not be enlarged or extensively altered unless such alteration complies with the provisions of this subsection E.
      15.   All manufactured homes shall be equipped with coordinating skirts, manufactured for such purpose, to enclose completely the underside of the manufactured home.
      16.   All manufactured housing units moved into this zone must be no older than twenty (20) years. Existing units that predate 2016 are nonconforming uses as of this amendment and cannot be replaced unless by a unit no older than twenty (20) years.
A manufactured home replacement permit from the city building inspector must be obtained before a replacement manufactured home is put on any space or lot in the R3 zone.
Trailers older than twenty (20) years proposed to be located outside of a licensed trailer court that have obtained a manufactured home replacement permit from the city building inspector must apply for a conditional use permit.
Trailers older than twenty (20) years proposed to be located in a licensed trailer court that have obtained a manufactured home replacement permit from the city building inspector do not need to also apply for a conditional use permit but still need approval by the city council.
Manufactured homes and uses allowed in the R1 and R2 districts.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use. (Ord. 2005-03, 5-17-2005; amd. Ord. 2016-01, 2-2-2016)
   F.   In the C1 business district only for:
Advertising sign pertaining only to a use conducted within the building, which sign shall not exceed forty (40) square feet in area unless attached flat against the building.
Animal hospitals and clinics where there are no open kennels.
Bakeries.
Banks, finance, and loan companies.
Barber and beauty services.
Bars, taverns, and cocktail lounges by conditional use.
Bookbinderies, book and stationery stores, newsstands.
Clinics, medical, dental, optical, chiropractic, etc.
Commercial parking lots.
Confectionery manufacturing.
Dressmaking, millinery, tailoring, shoe repair, laundry, dry cleaning and similar trades, provided total operating capacity of all commercial washing machines shall not exceed four hundred (400) pounds and no coal burning or smoke producing equipment is used.
Furnace, heating, air conditioning, typewriter, sheet metal, plumbing, tire and similar shops.
Hotels, motels.
Libraries, art galleries, museums.
Multi-family dwellings, including single apartments, and other uses allowed in residential districts as a conditional use in this district.
New and used car sales.
Nonprofit clubs and assembly halls.
Office buildings, professional, governmental, and private.
Photographic and art studios and supply.
Physical culture establishments.
Printing, publishing, and reproduction establishments.
Radio and television stations.
Recreational activities, wholly within an enclosed building.
Sale of goods and products at retail including grocery stores, automobile service stations, restaurants, dairy bars, department stores, florists, home furnishings, home appliances, toy and hobby stores, office equipment, sporting goods, jewelry shops, music stores, secondhand stores, lock and gunsmiths, drugstores, lapidary, coin and stamp shops, and furriers.
Schools, public, private, parochial, and commercial.
Shops for repair and servicing of bicycles, electrical, radio and television appliances, keys and similar articles.
Sign painting shops catering to walk-in trade.
Theaters, except open air, drive-in theaters.
Transportation terminal buildings.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use.
   G.   In the C2 highway commercial district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Animal hospitals.
Automobile service station, public garage, and truck terminals.
Car washing and waxing, sales, and display areas.
Cocktail lounges, bars, and taverns by special review.
Commercial recreation areas.
Drive-in restaurants, restaurants, dairy bars.
Farm and construction equipment displays.
Motels.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use.
   H.   In the C3 neighborhood commercial limited district only for (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Automobile service stations, sales and display areas.
Barber and beauty shops.
Car washing and waxing.
Cocktail lounges, bars, and taverns by special review.
Drive-in restaurants, restaurants, dairy bars.
Food stores under three thousand (3,000) square feet.
Launderette service and self-service.
Motels.
Multi-family dwellings and other uses allowed in residential districts reviewed as conditional use.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use.
   I.   In the I1 general industrial district there may be any use permitted in the I2 district and provided that:
Agricultural uses, as defined in Montana Code Annotated 76-2-902. However, livestock within the municipal limits of Hardin is limited to two (2) livestock units per acre, with additional units allowed per additional half-acre increments in conformance with this subsection. "Livestock" means horses, bovine animals, sheep, goats, swine, reindeer, donkeys, mules, llamas, etc. Animal hospitals and clinics treating livestock are exempt from this limitation and are allowed in the I1 general industrial district.
"Livestock units", for the purposes of this title, shall be defined as follows:
 
Livestock
Class
Livestock
Units
Cow, mature
1.00
Cow with calf
1.00
Bull, mature
1.25
Bull, yearling
0.67
Calf, weaned
0.60
Calf, under 6 months
0.25
Steer, 1 year old
0.70
Steer, 2 year old
0.90
Steer, 3 year old
1.00
Heifer, 1 year old
0.67
Heifer, 2 year old
0.85
Heifer, 3 year old
1.00
Horse, mature
1.00
Horse with colt
1.50
Colt, weaned
0.75
Ewe, mature
0.20
Ewe with lamb
0.20
Lamb, weaned
0.10
Lamb, under 6 months
0.20
Ram, mature
0.50
Goat, mature
0.20
Goat with kid
0.20
Kid, weaned
0.05
Kid, under 6 months
0.10
Hog, mature
0.50
Hog, weaned
0.20
Fowl: hens, roosters, ducks, or similar
0.10
Fowl: turkeys, geese, or similar
0.25
 
Livestock units for animals not listed herein shall be determined by the planning board.
Junk, automobile wrecking, and scrap processing yards must be surrounded by a solid fence at least six feet (6') high located within the building lines and the junk or salvage not piled higher than the fence.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use.
   J.   In the I2 light industrial district, subject to the provisions enumerated hereinafter, there may be (see also subsection 11-1-0C of this chapter):
Accessory buildings and uses including accessory signs and advertising structures.
Assembly of boats, ornamental iron products, firearms, electrical appliances, tools, dies, machinery and hardware products, sheet metal products, and vitreous enameled metal products from previously prepared parts.
Bottling works and breweries.
Brick, tile, concrete, or paving materials storage.
Cold storage plants and warehousing.
Commercial and residential uses by conditional use permit.
Commercial food products, storage and packaging.
Feed and seed storage, cleaning and processing.
Laboratories, research, experimental or testing.
Leather goods, treatment and storage.
Lumberyards.
Machine shop and tool manufacture.
Manufacture of boxes, crates, furniture, baskets, veneer, and other wood products of a similar nature.
Manufacture of rugs, mattresses, pillows, quilts, millinery, hosiery, clothing, and fabrics, and printing and finishing of textiles and fibers into fabric goods.
Manufacture or storage of food products, including beverage blending or bottling, bakery products, candy manufacture, dairy products and ice cream, fruit and vegetable processing and canning, packing and processing of meat and poultry products, distilling of beverages, but not slaughtering of poultry or animals, and not including the manufacturing and processing of lard, pickles, sausage, vinegar, or sauerkraut.
Oil and gas extraction and products equipment and storage.
Prefabricated building materials assembly and manufacture.
Public utility stations and storage yards.
Railroad siding and right of way.
Temporary buildings or structures.
Wholesale merchandising or storage warehouses.
Other uses similar in nature to those listed herein and reviewed as a conditional use. (Ord. 2005-03, 5-17-2005)

 

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1. See chapter 2 of this title.