§ 154-06.02  Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District (RVS).
   (A)   Purpose.  The purpose of the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District is to promote the public health, safety and general welfare within the district by providing accommodation of existing recreation vehicle subdivisions developed in the county which may be subsequently annexed to the city, and to provide orderly development of new subdivisions accommodating recreational vehicles and manufactured homes, together with schools, parks and other related uses, in a suitable residential environment. Recreation vehicles and manufactured homes on individual lots within recreation vehicle subdivisions are permitted, provided they meet the minimum requirements of this district.
('80 Code, App. A, § 75)  (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. O95-021, passed 6-27-1995)
   (B)   Applicability.  Should portions of the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District conflict with other provisions of the city zoning ordinance or the City General Plan, the more restrictive provision shall apply. It is the intent of the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District that each use conform to the development standards established for this zoning district.
('80 Code, App. A, § 75)  (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. O95-021, passed 6-27-1995)
   (C)   Permitted principal uses.  The following principal uses are permitted in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District subject to compliance with the development standards listed below:
      (1)   Recreation vehicle subdivisions;
      (2)   One single-family residence per parcel limited to either a recreation vehicle, park model or manufactured home. However, if a parcel is at least 6,000 square feet in area, the property owner may have one additional recreational vehicle. One site-built dwelling may be built on a legally created lot containing a minimum of 6,000 square feet, only if recorded with the county prior to July 1, 1995, and located within a recreation vehicle subdivision;
      (3)   Home occupations as defined in § 154-01.07;
      (4)   Uses customarily accessory to the above uses such as covered porches, garages and carports, storage sheds, private swimming pools, walls and fences and parking subject to the provisions found in the appropriate sections of the code;
      (5)   Wall-mounted and concealed/disguised personal wireless communication facilities in accordance with Article 19 herein, are permitted as an accessory use for legally established nonresidential uses only. Wall strapping of a personal wireless communications facility is not permitted.
         (a)   Personal wireless communication facilities are not permitted in conjunction with legal nonconforming uses.
         (b)   The use of lattice tower structures for any personal wireless communication facility is not permitted; and
      (6)   Community garden.
('80 Code, App. A, § 75)  (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. O95-021, passed 6-27-1995; Ord. O2000-35, passed 6-21-2000; Ord. O2002-09, passed 2-20-2002; Ord. O2015-021, passed 4-15-2015)
   (D)   Conditional uses.  Any of the following uses may be established or operated as a conditional use upon application and approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission:
      (1)   Public schools, hospitals, small and large nursing and personal care facilities, small and large residential care facilities, churches and institutions of an educational, charitable or philanthropic nature;
      (2)   Golf courses, community swimming pools and other recreational or community facilities;
      (3)   Public parks or facilities; and
      (4)   Utility installations.
('80 Code, App. A, § 75)  (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. O95-021, passed 6-27-1995)
   (E)   Property development standards.
      (1)   To meet the purpose of this district, all uses within the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District on legally created lots recorded with the county prior to July 1, 1995 shall comply with the following minimum development standards.
         (a)   Minimum parcel sizes.  The following are the minimum parcel sizes for various uses in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District:
            1.   Recreation vehicle, park model or manufactured home lot size.  Two thousand four hundred square feet;
            2.   Site-built residence lot size.  Six thousand square feet; and
            3.   Conditional use lot size.  As approved by the conditional use permit.
         (b)   Minimum lot widths and setbacks.  The following are the minimum lot widths and minimum setbacks for all principal buildings in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District:
            1.   Recreation vehicle, park model or manufactured home lot width. Forty feet;
            2.   Recreation vehicle, park model or manufactured home front yard setback.  Ten feet;
            3.   Side yard setback.  Seven feet;
            4.   Rear yard setback.  Ten feet;
            5.   Street side setback.  Ten feet; and
            6.   Setback between dwellings.  Fourteen feet.
         (c)   Building heights.  No structure in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District shall exceed 20 feet in height except as provided in § 154-15.03 of this chapter. Accessory structures shall not exceed 15 feet in height.
         (d)   Lot coverage.  The maximum lot coverage for all principal and accessory buildings in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District is 50%.
      (2)   Minimum parcel sizes and setbacks.  To meet the purpose of this district, all uses within the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District on legally created lots recorded with the county after June 30, 1995, shall comply with the development standards listed in divisions (E)(1)(a), (E)(1)(b) and (E)(1)(c) of this section above, as well as with the following additional development standards.
         (a)   The following are the minimum parcel sizes and setbacks for various uses in the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District:
            1.   Minimum area for a recreation vehicle subdivision. Three acres minimum;
            2.   Minimum public street setback to subdivision boundary wall or nonresidential building.  Twenty feet;
            3.   Minimum setback to adjacent residential or agriculture district.  Twenty feet; and
            4.   Conditional uses.  As approved by conditional use permit.
         (b)   Private streets.  Any private streets within the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District shall have a minimum width of 24 feet as measured edge-to-edge, exclusive of curbing, and shall conform with city standards for paving. All street corners shall have a minimum turn radius of 25 feet.
         (c)   Off-street parking.  One parking space, as defined in Article 16 of this chapter, shall be provided for each parcel for a recreation vehicle subdivision use, and shall not be located within any public or private drive or street or other accessway. Said parking shall be paved with a durable, dust-free surface, and shall be located within either 50 feet of the residential use being served, or within a common parking area. No parking space shall be located within the minimum street setback as specified herein. A minimum of one visitor parking space shall be provided for each five recreation vehicle subdivision parcels. All other uses shall provide off-street parking as required by Article 16 of this chapter.
         (d)   Lighting.  Minimum lighting within the range of one-tenth to two-tenths footcandles shall be provided for all streets, walks and service facility areas within the recreation vehicle subdivision development.
         (e)   Stormwater drainage.  Surface stormwater drainage shall be provided in conformance with Chapter 192 of this code, and with any master drainage plan as may be adopted by the city. All drainage plans shall be subject to review and approval by the City Engineer.
         (f)   Utilities.  At a minimum, the following utilities shall be provided to each recreation vehicle subdivision parcel:  electricity, telephone, city water and city sewer (or city-approved alternative common wastewater collection and treatment system); easements shall be provided as required. All utilities shall be placed underground.
         (g)   Fire hydrants.  Fire hydrants shall be located at intervals of 500 feet, subject to review and approval by the Fire Department and the City Engineer. No recreation vehicle or manufactured home or other building shall be located more than 250 feet from any fire hydrant.
         (h)   Walls and fences.  Exterior boundaries of any recreation vehicle subdivision use shall be bounded by a masonry wall with a height of six feet as measured from the exterior of the recreation vehicle subdivision. The required boundary wall shall be placed behind any street yard setbacks and visibility triangles. Fences not exceeding six feet in height may be provided within the interior of any recreation vehicle subdivision provided that no fence higher than 30 inches is located within a street setback or visibility triangle.
         (i)   Landscaping.  Street yard setbacks to the boundary walls, setbacks between the Recreation Vehicle Subdivision District and adjacent residential or agriculture districts, stormwater detention basins, and any common recreational facilities shall be landscaped in accordance with the Article 20 of this chapter.
         (j)   Recreational areas.  In addition to whatever area may be provided for recreation on individual recreation vehicle subdivision parcels, there shall be provided for recreation vehicle subdivision uses a developed area or areas, devoted to recreational purposes consisting of at least 5% of the gross site area, and shall be maintained by a property owners’ association.
         (k)   Service facilities.  Service facilities for recreation vehicle subdivision use may be provided in conjunction with or in addition to recreation facilities; provided, however, that the service facilities shall be in addition to the minimum area required for recreational uses and as follows:
            1.   Sanitary facilities shall be provided as required by Chapter 8, Article 5, Section Rd-8-543, and its successors, of the Arizona Department of Health Services Rules and Regulations;
            2.   Washroom and laundry room facilities shall be provided within an enclosed structure(s);
            3.   One dwelling unit or manufactured home may be provided for use of the subdivision manager. Said building may also include a management office; provided, however, that it shall be limited to the management activities of the subdivision; and
            4.   Refuse collection areas shall be provided to accommodate front-load container-type pickup, and shall be approved by the Department of Public Works.
         (l)   Management.  A property owners’ association shall be established for any recreation vehicle subdivision use. The property owners association shall be responsible for the management and maintenance of all private streets, landscaping, private utilities and common area facilities as specified herein, and/or provided in addition to these minimum development standards.
         (m)   Procedure for processing recreation vehicle subdivisions.
            1.   A recreation vehicle subdivision shall be processed as required in Chapter 153 of this title. A detailed development plan shall be prepared in conjunction with the preliminary subdivision plat and shall identify the location of all streets, recreation vehicle or manufactured home unit spaces, recreational areas, parking lots, service facility areas and any permanent structure(s) that may be provided for use of property owners. Said development plan shall be sufficiently detailed to illustrate full compliance with all development standards as specified herein.
            2.   Articles of incorporation for the property owners’ association, including management rules and conditions, covenants and restrictions, shall be submitted for review and approval by the city.
         (n)   Waivers.  Upon receipt of a written request, the Planning and Zoning Commission may recommend a waiver be granted from a particular development standard(s); provided, however, that the Commission makes a specific finding that some other amenity or amenities or development feature is being provided in lieu of the standard(s) being waived and that such waiver is not contrary to the purpose, spirit and intent of this chapter.
('80 Code, App. A, § 75)  (Ord. 583, passed 9-16-1952; Ord. O95-021, passed 6-27-1995; Ord. O2010-32, passed 7-7-2010)  Penalty, see § 154-999