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R-1 Single-family Residential District

The following uses are allowed in this district:

  • Single-family dwellings, except trailers and mobile homes.
  • Agriculture, excluding the commercial raising of poultry and livestock.
  • Church bulletin boards not exceeding twenty (20) square feet in area.
  • Churches, fraternal organizations and clubs not operating for profit.  Provided that:
    • There is a planted buffer strip at least ten(10) feet wide along the side and rear lines; and
    • The building are located not less than fifty (50) feed from any lot line.
  • Customary accessory uses or buildings.
  • Customary incidental home occupation including the professional offices of an architect, artist, beautician, dentist, engineer, lawyer, and physician provided there is no external evidence of such occupations except an announcement sign not more than two (2) sqare feet in area and that the operations are conducted withing the dwelling by not more than one (1) person in addition to those persons residing therein.  Off-street parking provision of article VI, section, 62, are applicable to incidental home occupations.
  • Substations, electric or gas, provided that:
    • The structures are placed not less than fifty (5) feed from any property line;
    • The structures are enclosed by a woven wire fence at least eight (8) feet high;
    • No vehicles or equipment stored on the premises; and
    • The lot includes a planted buffer strip of at least ten (10) feet wide along the side and rear property lines.
  • Public buildings, structures and grounds, except cemeteries.
  • Schools, including private schools, nursery schools, and kindergartens.  The off-street parking provision of article VI, section 62, are applicable to these uses.
  • Signs not more than six (6) square feet in area advertising the sale or rental of the property on which they are located.


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