BAKER COUNTY
ZONING AND SUBDIVISION
ORDINANCE #83-3
Table of Contents
   
 
 
Baker County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance 88-2
 
ARTICLE 1: INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
  SECTION 101 SHORT TITLE
  SECTION 102 ADOPTION
  SECTION 103 PURPOSES
  SECTION 104 REPEALER
  SECTION 105 APPLICATION
  SECTION 106 COMPLIANCE
  SECTION 107 REVISION POLICY
  SECTION 108a CONSTRUCTION AND DEFINITION
  SECTION 108b CONSTRUCTION AND DEFINITION
ARTICLE 2: ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONES AND MAPS
  SECTION 201 CLASSIFICATION OF ZONES
  SECTION 202 LOCATION OF ZONES
  SECTION 203 ZONING MAP
  SECTION 204 ZONE BOUNDARIES
ARTICLE 3: USE ZONES
  SECTION 301 EXCLUSIVE FARM USE ZONE (EFU)
  SECTION 301.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 301.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 301.03 DWELLINGS IN THE EFU ZONE
  SECTION 301.04 USES NOT PERMITTED
  SECTION 301.05 MINIMUM PARCEL SIZES
  SECTION 301.06 STANDARDS FOR CONDITIONAL USES IN THE EFU ZONE
  SECTION 302.01 TIMBER-GRAZING ZONE PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 302.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 302.03 FARM OR FOREST MANAGEMENT DWELLINGS
  SECTION 302.04 SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING NOT RELATED TO FOREST MANAGEMENT
  SECTION 302.05 CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
  SECTION 302.06 SITING STANDARDS FOR STRUCTURES AND DWELLINGS IN THE TIMBER-GRAZING ZONE
  SECTION 302.07 FIRE SITING STANDARDS FOR STRUCTURES AND DWELLINGS IN THE TIMBER-GRAZING ZONE
  SECTION 302.08 FIRE SAFETY DESIGN STANDARDS FOR PRIVATE ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS
  SECTION 302.09 PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS
  SECTION 302.10 MINIMUM PARCEL SIZES
  SECTION 303 RURAL RESIDENTIAL ZONE (RR-5)
  SECTION 303.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 303.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 303.03 MINIMUM LOT SIZE
  SECTION 303.04 LIMITATIONS ON USES
  SECTION 304.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 304.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 304.03 MINIMUM LOT SIZE
  SECTION 305.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 305.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 305.03 ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 305.04 MINIMUM LOT SIZE
  SECTION 306 PRIMARY FOREST ZONE (PF)
  SECTION 307 MINERAL EXTRACTION ZONE (ME)
  SECTION 307.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 308.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 308.03 MINIMUM LOT SIZE
  SECTION 308.04 LIMITATION ON USES
  SECTION 309 TOURIST COMMERCIAL ZONE (TC)
  SECTION 309.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 309.02 LIMITATIONS ON USES
  SECTION 310 GENERAL COMMERCIAL ZONE (GC)
  SECTION 310.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 310.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 310.03 LIMITATIONS ON USE
  SECTION 311 COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL ZONE (CI)
  SECTION 311.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 311.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 311.03 LIMITATIONS ON USE
  SECTION 312 AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT ZONE (AD)
  SECTION 312.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 312.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 312.03 LIMITATIONS ON USES
  SECTION 313 AIRPORT OVERLAY ZONE (AO)
  SECTION 314 INDUSTRIAL ZONE (I)
  SECTION 314.01 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 314.02 CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 314.03 CRITERIA FOR CONDITIONAL USE
  SECTION 314.04 LIMITATIONS ON USES
  SECTION 315 SUMPTER VALLEY MANAGEMENT AREA ZONE (SVMA)
  SECTION 316 RESERVED FOR FUTURE EXPANSION
  SECTION 317 SUMPTER VALLEY OVERLAY ZONE (SVOZ)
  SECTION 318 LIMITED USE COMBINING ZONE (LU)
ARTICLE 4: SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
  SECTION 401 SETBACKS AND FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 402 ADJUSTMENT TO SETBACKS AND FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 403 SIGNS
  SECTION 404.01 TEMPORARY MOBILE HOME PLACEMENT (Family Hardship)
  SECTION 404.02 CIRCUMSTANCES FOR GRANTING A TEMPORARY MOBILE HOME PLACEMENT
  SECTION 404.03 THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS SHALL BE APPLIED BY THE PLANNING/COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR IN EVALUATION AN APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY MOBILE HOME PLACEMENT
  SECTION 406 OFFSTREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 407 LIVESTOCK CONCENTRATION LIMITATION
  SECTION 408 ACCESSORY FARM DWELLINGS
  SECTION 410 SPECIAL HAZARD PROCEDURES
  SECTION 411 COORDINATION OF PERMITS REQUIRED
  SECTION 412 HISTORIC/CULTURAL AND NATURAL AREA PROTECTION PROCEDURE
  SECTION 413 FARM RELATED DWELLING NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES
ARTICLE 5: EXCEPTIONS
  SECTION 501 NON-CONFORMING USES
  SECTION 502 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS TO LOT SIZE REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 603 STANDARDS FOR SELECTED CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 603.01 CHURCH/HOSPITAL/NURSING HOME/MEDICAL CLINIC/CONVALESCENT HOME/SCHOOL/
GOVERNMENTAL/NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION STRUCTURES
ARTICLE 6: CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 601 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT OR DENY CONDITIONAL USES
  SECTION 602 STANDARDS FOR GRANTING A CONDITIONAL USE
  SECTION 603.02 MOBILE HOME PARKS/RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS/TRAVEL TRAILER PARKS/RECREATIONAL USES
  SECTION 603.03 HOME OCCUPATIONS
  SECTION 603.04 MINING/QUARRYING/OTHER EXTRACTION ACTIVITY
  SECTION 603.05 BIG GAME FEEDING STATIONS
  SECTION 603.06 MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES
  SECTION 603.07 SITING OF FEEDLOTS/SALES YARDS/OTHER CONCENTRATIONS OF LIVESTOCK
  SECTION 603.08 SITING OF WRECKING YARDS/JUNKYARDS/DISPOSAL SITES
  SECTION 603.09 GUEST RANCHES
  SECTION 604 PROCEDURE FOR TAKING ACTION ON A CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION
  SECTION 605 TIME LIMIT ON A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
  SECTION 606 LIMITATION ON RE-APPLICATION
ARTICLE 7: PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS
  SECTION 701 PURPOSE AND GENERAL CONCEPT
  SECTION 703 APPLICATION CONTENTS AND PROCEDURE
  SECTION 704 PERMITTED USES
  SECTION 705 GENERAL STANDARDS FOR PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS
  SECTION 706 SPECIAL LANDSCAPING STANDARDS
  SECTION 707 SPECIAL STANDARDS FOR MOBILE HOMES IN PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS
  SECTION 708 COMMON OPEN SPACE STANDARDS
  SECTION 709 MINIMUM LOT SIZES
  SECTION 710 DWELLING UNIT DENSITY
  SECTION 712 APPROVAL PROCEDURE FOR THE PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION
  SECTION 713 APPROVAL OF THE FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
  SECTION 714 CHANGES SUBSEQUENT TO COMPLETION OF A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
ARTICLE 8: VARIANCES
  SECTION 801 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT OR DENY VARIANCES
  SECTION 802 CIRCUMSTANCES FOR GRANTING A VARIANCE
  SECTION 803 PROCEDURE FOR TAKING ACTION ON A VARIANCE APPLICATION
  SECTION 804 TIME LIMIT FOR VARIANCE PERMITS
  SECTION 805 LIMITATION ON RE-APPLICATION
ARTICLE 9: AMENDMENTS
  SECTION 901 AUTHORIZATION TO INITIATE AMENDMENTS
  SECTION 902 AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE OR DENY PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
  SECTION 903 STANDARDS FOR GRANTING AN AMENDMENT
  SECTION 904 PUBLIC HEARING ON AMENDMENT
  SECTION 905 MAP AMENDMENT APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  SECTION 906 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT PROCEDURE
  SECTION 907 TEXT AMENDMENT APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  SECTION 908 RECORD OF AMENDMENTS
  SECTION 909 LIMITATION ON RE-APPLICATION
ARTICLE_10: MAJOR PARTITIONS MINOR PARTITIONS
  SECTION 1001 SUBDIVISIONS, PARTITIONS, AND LOT LINE ADJUSTMENTS
  SECTION 1001.01 PURPOSE
  SECTION 1001.02 SPECIAL DEFINITIONS FOR THIS ORDINANCE
  SECTION 1001.03 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR PRELIMINARY PLANS
  SECTION 1002 APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF TENTATIVE PLANS
  SECTION 1003.01 APPLICATION FOR LINE ADJUSTMENT APPROVAL
  SECTION 1003.02 NO ADDITIONAL UNITS OF LAND; MINIMUM SIZE AND SETBACKS REQUIRED; EXCEPTIONS
  SECTION 1003.03 EASEMENTS UNAFFECTED
  SECTION 1003.04 MAP AND MONUMENTS REQUIRED
  SECTION 1003.05
  SECTION 1003.06 APPROVAL AND FILING REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 1003.07 NOTIFICATION TO COUNTY ASSESSOR
  SECTION 1004 PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAN APPROVAL
  SECTION 1004.01 SIMILAR NAMES
  SECTION 1004.02 INITIAL SUBDIVISION PLAN REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 1004.03 INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAN
  SECTION 1004.04 DEVELOPMENT PHASING
  SECTION 1004.05 CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAN
  SECTION 1004.06 DURATION OF PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAN APPROVAL
  SECTION 1004.07 GRANTING OF EXTENSIONS
  SECTION 1005 FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT APPROVAL
  SECTION 1005.01 APPLICATION FOR FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT APPROVAL
  SECTION 1005.02 FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 1005.03 INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAN
  SECTION 1005.04 FLOOD PLAIN MONUMENTATION FOR SUBDIVISION AND PARTITIONS
  SECTION 1005.05 FIELD NOTES AND CLOSURE COPIES TO COUNTY SURVEYOR
  SECTION 1005.06 COUNTY SURVEYOR FEES
  SECTION 1005.07 AGREEMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS
  SECTION 1005.08 PERFORMANCE BOND
  SECTION 1005.09 DEVELOPMENT PHASING
  SECTION 1005.10 STANDARDS FOR FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT APPROVAL
  SECTION 1005.11 FILING AND RECORDING OF FINAL PLAN
  SECTION 1006.01 APPROVAL OF PRELIMINARY PARTITION PLANS
  SECTION 1006.02 APPROVAL OF FINAL PARTITION PLAT
  SECTION 1006.03 LAND PARTITION PLAT REQUIREMENTS
  SECTION 1007 APPROVAL OF MINOR AMENDMENTS
  SECTION 1008 PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL/DISAPPROVAL
  SECTION 1009.01 DEFINITIONS AS USED IN THIS SECTION
  SECTION 1009.02 CLASS 1 LAND DIVISION STANDARDS
  SECTION 1009.03 CLASS 2 LAND DIVISION STANDARDS
  SECTION 1009.04 CLASS 3 LAND DIVISION STANDARDS
  SECTION 1010 CLEAR VISION AREAS
ARTICLE_11: ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
  SECTION 1101 ADMINISTRATION
  SECTION 1102 WRITTEN NOTICE OF DECISION
  SECTION 1103 AUTHORIZATION OF SIMILAR USES
  SECTION 1104 APPEALS
  SECTION 1104.01 GENERALLY
  SECTION 1104.02 NOTICE OF APPEAL
  SECTION 1104.03 APPEAL PROCEDURE
  SECTION 1105 FORM OF APPLICATIONS
  SECTION 1106 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
  SECTION 1106.01 PUBLICATION OF NOTICE
  SECTION 1107 RULES FOR CONDUCT OF QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARINGS
  SECTION 1108 FILING FEES
  SECTION 1109.01
ARTICLE_12: GENERAL PROVISIONS
  SECTION 1201 INTERPRETATION
  SECTION 1202 SEVERABILITY
  SECTION 1203 ABATEMENT AND PENALTY
  SECTION 1204 NOTICE OF VIOLATION
  SECTION 1205 REPEAL OF ORDINANCES AS AFFECTING EXISTING LIABILITIES
 
     
     
 


 
     

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