PLANNING & ZONING COMMITTEE
ADD to SECTION 301 DEFINITIONS:
- GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (GVW) – The sum total of the weight of a vehicle plus the vehicle’s maximum load capacity as stated by the vehicle’s manufacturer.
- VEHICLE, COMMERCIAL – A vehicle utilized for financial gain in relationship to a business, non-profit or other non-residential entity, regardless of the location of the entity.
- VEHICLE, PRIVATELY OWNED – A vehicle used for private purposes.
AMEND GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 564 OUTSIDE STORAGE
A. 1. A property
owner occupant or tenant may park or store any number of personally owned private vehicles outside on residential property where a primary residential use has been established ,. Where a primary residential use has been established, a property occupant may park outside on residential property one (1) commercial vehicle not exceeding 5 ton GVW or one (1) commercial vehicle exceeding 5 ton GVW with administrative review with comment application approval pursuant to Section 504 of the Yavapai County Zoning Ordinance. Parking of vehicles is allowed provided that all vehicles are for personal use of the occupant and are complete, operable and currently licensed and are arranged in an orderly fashion. Vehicles unable to meet these conditions will be deemed disabled or inoperable. Said disabled vehicles or vehicles determined to meet the definition of a junk vehicle are limited to two (2) per parcel. These disabled, inoperable or junk vehicles must be placed in the side or rear yard (but not within the required front yard setback) and screened in such a manner so as they are not visible from any public or private street right-of-way or adjacent property. Personally owned vehicles may be offered for sale on an individual person-to-person basis on a residentially zoned parcel where a primary residential use has already been established, provided that no more than two (2) vehicles may be offered for sale at any one (1) time.
SECTION 602 PARKING AND OFF-STREET LOADING
I. OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS
A. REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING:
3. The use of off-street parking space for the storage of merchandise, vehicles for sale or rent, or for repair of vehicles, shall be expressly prohibited.
Excluded is one (1) commercial vehicle under five (5) ton capacity within a private garage. Noncommercial vehicles of persons not residing on the lot may occupy up to one-half (1/2) the capacity of such private garage.
BOS ACTION: On December 15, 2008, the Board of Supervisors voted to approve the Zoning Ordinance Amendment, HA# H7178, as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The effective date will be January 14, 2009.
The vote was unanimous.