1129.06 ACCESSORY USES.
   (a)   Vehicles in Residential Districts.
(1)   Provision of parking facilities. Private or storage garages or open off-street parking areas are required for all residential types, in accordance with the standards set forth in Chapter 1149 .
(2)   Placement, parking, or storing of motor vehicles and trailers. The placement, parking, or storage of motor vehicles, trailers or other vehicles as defined in Chapter 301 of the Traffic Code shall be subject to the following restrictions on residentially zoned property:
A.   Vehicles or trailers of any kind without current license plates or current validation stickers on their rear license plates thereof or inoperable vehicles (i.e. vehicles unable to move under their own power) shall not be stored on residentially zoned property except in a completely enclosed garage or other completely enclosed permanent structure.
B.   Recreational vehicles including campers, motor homes, boats and boat trailers, personal watercraft and personal watercraft trailers, and buses converted for recreational use shall not be parked between the right of way and the front of the main structure on residentially zoned property. On corner lots, recreational vehicles shall also not be parked in the side yard adjacent to the right of way. A minimum setback of three feet in width shall be maintained between recreational vehicles and the lot line of any side yard or rear yard.
C.   Buses as defined in Chapter 301 shall not be parked, stored, or placed on residentially zoned property.
D.   Not more than one commercial vehicle as defined in Chapter 301 per dwelling unit may be parked on a residentially zoned property. No commercial vehicle having a net total weight of greater than 5,050 pounds shall be parked on a residentially zoned property.
E.   The selling of new, used or previously owned vehicles on residentially zoned property is permitted and subject to the following restrictions:
1.   The maximum number of vehicles for sale permitted during a twelve month period is four;
2.   Vehicles for sale must be titled to the current resident for the property upon which vehicles for sale are displayed;
3.   Only one vehicle for sale may be continuously displayed at any one time for a maximum duration of 14 calendar days;
4.   No vehicle displayed for sale shall be located on any landscaped area or within the legal right of way. Vehicles must be parked or stored in conformance with Chapter 351; and
5.   Vehicles on display for sale shall be properly licensed and operable.
(3)   Placement, parking or storing of construction equipment. The placement, parking, or storing of construction equipment including but not limited to road rollers, traction engines, power shovels, tractors, power cranes and other equipment used in construction work including those designed for or employed in general highway transportation, hole-digging machinery, well- drilling machinery, and ditch-digging machinery is not permitted on residentially zoned property except for the parking, placement or storage of construction equipment being used for the construction of a residential unit or permitted accessory building provided that a building permit has been issued for such a project and that the building permit has not expired.
(4)   Placement, parking or storing of farm machinery. The placement, parking, or storing of farm machinery including but not limited to trailers used to transport agricultural produce or agricultural production materials, threshing machinery, haybaling machinery, agricultural tractors, and machinery used in the production of horticultural, floricultural, agricultural and vegetable products is not permitted on residentially zoned property except for the parking, placement, or storage of farm machinery being utilized for the following agricultural uses: field crops, gardening, the raising of nursery stock, orchards, and vineyards and located on lots with a minimum area of two acres.
         (Ord: 96-057. Passed 2-12-96.)
   (b)   Home offices.
(1)   Group A home professions are classified as accounting, architecture, art, engineering, and law;
(2)   Group B home professions are classified as music and medicine;
(3)    Such home professions may be permitted in the homes of members practicing the profession in the residential districts as set forth in Section 1129.03, provided:
A.   Not more than one assistant, other than members of the resident family, work therein;
B.   The residential character of the dwelling exterior is not changed;
C.   No mechanical equipment is used which will create any dust, noise, odors, glare, vibrations, or electrical disturbances beyond the zoning lot;
D.   All automobiles used by clients can be parked in the driveway or along the street curb abutting the premise.
   (c)   Home Occupations.
(1)   Group A home occupations are classified as dressmakers, millinery, selling and taking orders for insurance, merchandise, real estate;
(2)   Group B home occupations are classified as home baking, home laundry, interior decorating, beauty shop; repairing furniture, radios, television; sharpening tools; printing; headquarters for plumbing, furnace, and painting work;
(3)   Members of a family residing within the dwelling may conduct the gainful home occupation as permitted in the residential districts as set forth in Section 1129.03, provided:
A.   Not more than one assistant, other than members of the resident family, work therein, the occupation is conducted wholly within a building, and does not occupy more than 25% of the area of the existing dwelling;
B.   No merchandise is sold or processed except that which is produced or incidental to the services rendered on the premises;
C.   No mechanical equipment is used which will create any dust, noise, odors, glare, vibrations, or electrical disturbances beyond the zoning lot;
D.   The residential character of the dwelling exterior is not changed;
E.   Trucks or other mobile equipment shall not be parked overnight in open yards, and all automobiles used by the customers can be parked in the driveway, or along the street curb abutting the premises.
   (d)   Renting of Rooms. The renting from a resident family of not more than 2 rooms to not more than 2 persons is permitted in residential districts, provided that:
(1)   No advertising signs are displayed;
(2)   The exterior character of the dwelling is not changed;
(3)   Off-street parking is provided as set forth in Chapter 1149.
   (e)   Tourists’ Rooms. The renting, from a resident family of not more than 3 rooms is permitted in residential districts on the lots abutting a state highway provided that:
(1)   The exterior character of the dwelling is not changed; and
(2)   Any advertising sign does not exceed 5 square feet and is located not less than 10 feet from any lot line; and
(3)   Off-street parking is provided as set forth in Chapter 1149.
   (f)   Agricultural Uses. The raising for use or sale of fruits, vegetables or nursery stock, and the keeping of dogs are permitted in residential districts, provided, that more than 4 dogs more than 3 months old may be kept only in structures or enclosures not less than 50 feet from any adjoining residential lot, and on a lot not less than 12,000 square feet in area.
(1980 Code 151.14)
   (g)   Transient Occupancy Overlay District.  The renting from a resident family to other individuals for the purpose of transient occupancy is permitted within an approved Transient Occupancy Overlay District.
      (1)   Establishment of a Transient Occupancy Overlay District.
         A.   Initiation of change:  Whenever deemed appropriate and in the interest of the general welfare of the city, the City Commission or Planning Commission may initiate a Transient Occupancy Overlay District.  The overlay district shall be created to spur investment in a declining geographic area with the goal of increasing property values and maintenance of homes in areas that are close in proximity to commercial and retail areas.
         B.   Action of Planning Commission:  The Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing.  The time, place, and purpose of the hearing shall be given by both of the following methods:
            1.   Publication at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the City at least fifteen (15) days prior to the date of the hearing.
            2.   A printed notice, not less than ten (10) days prior to the date of the hearing, sent to the owners of all property as shown upon the records of the County Recorder within three hundred (300) feet of the area proposed to be changed; and
            3.   The Planning Commission shall forward their recommendation to the legislative body.
         C.   Action by the Legislative Body: 
            1.   After the above recommendation is received, the City Commission shall set a date for a public hearing.  In a newspaper of general circulation in the City, notice of the time and place of the meeting shall be given at least (30) days prior to the meeting.  During the thirty (30) day period, the text or copy of the text of the ordinance, map of the proposed district boundaries and report submitted by the Planning Commission shall be on file, for public examination, in the office of the Clerk of the Planning Commission.
            2.   After the hearing, the legislative body may approve in whole or in part by majority vote of its entire membership the recommendation submitted by the Planning Commission.  The legislative body may disapprove or modify the recommendations by Planning Commission by a vote of not less than three-fourths of its entire membership.
               (Ord. 17-088.  Passed 5-8-17.)