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(A) Description. The RE, Rural Estate District is intended to accommodate very low-density, very large-lot residential development and to provide permanent protection for areas that develop in such a manner. The district is intended to accommodate only a very small amount of the county’s future housing needs, generally serving the housing needs of those who desire to live in a very rural, very low-density estate areas and are willing to assume the costs of doing so. Because of the relatively sparse population in RE-zoned areas, the county will not give high priority to the provision of public services in those areas. Instead, public service provision by the county will be concentrated in areas where more intense future development is called for by the Regional Framework Plan. The very low densities permitted in the RE District generally permit (in accordance with applicable Lake County Health Department rules) on-site, individual sewage disposal systems and wells, thereby reducing the need for inefficient public expenditures. The RE Zoning District is intended to implement and correspond to the Regional Framework Plan’s “Residential - Large Lot” future land use designation. Development in this district should follow the character description in the Regional Framework Plan’s “Rural Large Lot Subdivisions” or the conservation development section of the “Community Character” chapter.
(B) Uses. Uses are allowed in the RE District in accordance with the use table of § 151.111.
(Ord., § 5.3, passed 10-13-2009)