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Flag lots may be created in any single-family or agricultural zone, provided all of the following requirements are met:
A. The owner/developer shall demonstrate to the city planner or planning commission that use of the subject lot cannot occur unless a flag lot is allowed because of topographic features, shape, location of the lot or surrounding development associated with the lot.
B. The lot shall have at least twenty feet (20') of frontage on a dedicated public street. A minimum twenty foot (20') wide paved driveway shall provide access to the dwelling on the flag lot. Not more than one lot may be served by each driveway. The stem portion of the lot shall not exceed three hundred thirty feet (330') in length.
C. The total area of the flag lot shall meet or exceed the minimum lot size required by the underlying zone, not including the stem portion, and shall meet or exceed the width requirement of the zone in which the lot is located.
D. The lot shall meet all fire department standards for emergency access, turnaround, and fire hydrant proximity. A fire hydrant shall be located within two hundred fifty feet (250') of the location, or proposed location, of the dwelling on the lot.
E. The address of the dwelling located on the flag lot shall be clearly visible from the public street that provides access to the flag lot. (2001 Code § 87-5-104; amd. 2009 Code; Ord. 13-17, 4-24-2013; Ord. 19-51, 12-11-2019, Effective at 12 noon on January 6, 2020)