(A)   General. The intent of the SRD - Suburban Residential District is to provide a district that permits single-family dwellings and multi-family dwellings and such supportive community facilities as parks, playgrounds, schools, libraries, and churches. It is intended that this district provide protection for those areas existing as, or planned for, single-family neighborhoods.
   (B)   Allowed uses. In SRD - Suburban Residential District, the following uses are allowed:
      (1)   Single-family dwellings including, but not limited to, modular homes, manufactured homes, mobile homes, stick-built homes, twin homes, and townhomes;
      (2)   Multi-family dwellings including, but not limited to, condominiums, apartments;
      (3)   Transportation and utility easements and rights-of-way;
      (4)   On-premises signs, complying with Chapter 8 of this zoning title;
      (5)   Accessory uses and buildings provided such uses are incidental to the principal use and do not constitute a public nuisance;
      (6)   Home occupations;
      (7)   Daycare, home;
      (8)   Public parks and playgrounds;
      (9)   Schools; and
      (10)   Fire stations.
   (C)   Allowed special uses. A building or premises may be used for the following purposes in the SRD - Suburban Residential District in conformance with the requirements prescribed herein. A building or premises intended to be used for the following purposes, where the prescribed requirements will not be met, shall obtain a conditional use in conformance with the requirements set out in Chapter 19 of this zoning title:
      (1)   Temporary uses in conjunction with § II-10.007;
      (2)   Agricultural tourism seasonal permit only allowed in the special use area described as Upper Valley/Lower Valley area (see Ag Tourism Overlay District). For purposes of this section only, the sale of agricultural tourism products is allowed. This permit shall follow § II-10.011; and
      (3)   Guest houses in conjunction with § II-10.012.
   (D)   Conditional uses. The following uses may be allowed in the SRD - Suburban Residential District, under the provisions of Chapter 19 of this zoning title:
      (1)   Utility substations;
      (2)   Grooming, vet clinics (excluding boarding);
      (3)   Churches, religious structures;
      (4)   Agricultural tourism product(s) stand exceeding 400 square feet in area;
      (5)   Bed and breakfast;
      (6)   Hall or lodge;
      (7)   Assisted living center;
      (8)   Group home;
      (9)   Family care facility;
      (10)   Daycare center, licensed;
      (11)   Daycare, group family home;
      (12)   Plant nurseries;
      (13)   Mobile home park in conjunction with II-10.004;
      (14)   Small wind energy systems per § II-10.001;
      (15)   Farmers’ market;
      (16)   Raising of poultry or livestock; and
      (17)   Small and large scale sand, gravel, or rock extraction.
   (E)   Density, setbacks, and lot requirements.
General Requirements
Density/minimum lot size
2 acre(s)*
Front yard setback
Side and rear yard(s) setbacks
Lot width
Maximum height
Table notes:
*: The maximum average density shall be 1 residence per lot. Additionally, those lots served by a sanitary sewer system or approved alternate centralized system, and served by a central or public water system shall not be less than 8,000 square feet. All sanitary sewer systems or other methods of sewage disposal must be approved by the County Commission, appropriate state agencies, and sanitary districts if applicable.
**: From all lot lines and any road right-of-way, except as approved pursuant to a variance. A front setback will be used when it fronts a road right-of-way. All section lines shall be required to have a 25 foot setback from the edge of the section line right-of-way.
***: Shall not exceed 3 stories, except as approved pursuant to a variance or otherwise specifically exempted from this limitation (e.g., telecommunication towers, wind energy systems, water towers).
(Ord. 14-01, passed 6-6-2014, Ch. 6, Art. 5; Ord.16-01, passed 6-3-2016; Ord. 16-03, passed 7-21-2017; Ord. 19-01, passed 4-9-2019; Ord. 22-04, passed 4-11-2023)