1238.03  PERMITTED ACCESSORY USES.
   (a)   The following accessory uses are permitted in the R-1AA District:
      (1)   Private garages;
      (2)   Garden houses, tool houses, swimming pools, playhouses or greenhouses, none being used for commercial purposes;
      (3)   Motor vehicle parking, not in excess of the motor vehicles owned or leased by the occupants, except as provided in subsection (b) hereof, plus two additional spaces;
      (4)   Signs, in accordance with Chapter 1280;
      (5)   Fences, in accordance with Chapter 1279;
      (6)   Satellite television dishes and wind turbines, but not more than one such dish and one such turbine shall be located in the rear yard, upon a free-standing pole or stanchion, at a height not to exceed fifteen feet from the uppermost part of such device to ground level, in accordance with setback provisions applicable to other accessory structures; and
      (7)   Uses customarily incidental to the permitted principal uses.
(Ord. 1995-27.  Passed 12-19-95;  Ord. 2012-03.  Passed 3-6-12.)
   (b)   Outside storage of lawnmowers, garden tractors and articles of similar nature is hereby prohibited.
   (c)   Except as provided for in subsection (d) hereof, the permanent storage of motor homes in excess of ninety-six inches in height or twenty-four feet in length, including their towing mechanisms, and other recreational vehicles (including utility trailers) of any size such as, but not limited to, boats, snowmobiles, campers, or travel trailers, shall be prohibited, unless they are completely enclosed within a permanent structure.  The temporary storage of licensed and operational recreational vehicles, with their towing mechanisms (if any), may be permitted for routine maintenance, cleaning, loading and unloading, and similar activities for not more than three consecutive days, provided that such vehicles are stored on a paved driveway.
   (d)   The permanent storage of motor homes in excess of ninety-six inches in height or twenty-four feet in length, including their towing mechanisms, and other recreational vehicles (including utility trailers) of any size such as, but not limited to, boats, snowmobiles, campers, or travel trailers, is permitted on parcels in excess of one acre in size, provided that the following criteria are met:  The storage shall only be permitted if it occurs on a paved surface of a consistency and depth consistent with the applicable codes in existence at the time of said construction.  Further, the storage must be confined to the rear yard of said premises.  The rear yard is defined as the area of the rear property from the back of the dwelling unit to the rear lot line.
   (e)   For purposes of this section, recreational equipment is identified as and shall include the following:
      (1)   A boat shall include boats, floats, rafts and canoes, plus the normal equipment to transport the same on the highway.
      (2)   A snowmobile shall include all motorized tracked recreational vehicles for use on snow and ice and normal equipment to transport the same on the highway.
      (3)   A camper is a structure designed primarily to be mounted on a pick-up or truck chassis and with sufficient equipment to render it suitable for use as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses.
      (4)   A travel trailer is a vehicular, portable structure built on a chassis designed to be used as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses with self-contained sanitary, water and electrical facilities.
      (5)   A motor home is a recreational vehicle intended for temporary human habitation, mounted upon a chassis with wheels and capable of being moved from place to place under its own power.
      (6)   Other recreational equipment shall include personal watersport vehicles and all-terrain and special terrain vehicles.
   (f)   Whoever violates this section shall be responsible for a Municipal civil infraction and shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00).  Within a one-year period, whoever violates this section two or more times shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00).  Within a two-year period, whoever violates this section three or more times shall be fined not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00). 
(Ord. 98-01.  Passed 1-6-98; Ord. 2004-17.  Passed 12-7-04.)