Forest Zones F-5, F-10, F-40
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The intent of the Forest Zones is to protect and preserve the natural environment of those areas of the County that are characterized by mountainous, forest or naturalistic land, and to permit development compatible to the preservation of these areas.
The objectives in establishing the Forest Zones are:
- to promote the use of the land for forest, fish and wildlife and to facilitate the conservation of the natural resources, vegetation and attractions,
- to reduce the hazards of flood and fire,
- to prevent sanitation and pollution problems and protect the watershed,
- to provide areas for private and public recreation and recreation resorts, and
- to provide areas for homes, summer homes, and summer camp sites.
8-2 Permitted Uses
- Cluster subdivisions which comply with the requirements of Chapter 22B of this Ordinance
- Grazing and pasturing of animals, limited to one (1) horse or cow per acre of land exclusively dedicated to the animal; the keeping of animals and fowl for family food Production; golf course, except miniature golf courses
- Home occupations
- Public parks and recreation grounds; public campgrounds and picnic areas meeting the Requirements of the Forest Campground Ordinance of Weber County; public buildings 10-37B
- One recreational vehicle, temporarily parked on a lot or parcel for periodic short term intervals of less than one hundred and eighty days (180) for recreational use only and not for longer term placement nor for full time living. The following additional conditions shall apply:
- The lot has a minimum area of five (5) acres in the F-5, 10 acres in the F-10, and 40 acres in the F-40 Zone or is determined to be a legally approved or legal non-conforming lot or parcel or cluster subdivision and meet the minimum lot size, frontage, and setback requirements for all zones in this Chapter.
- County Environmental Health Department approval as to waste disposal by an approved septic tank and drainfield with approved connection to the R.V., and a Land Use permit from the Weber County Planning Commission for each unit, which shall expire after 180 days from date of issue, and including only the following accessory uses: not more than one (1) storage shed of not more than 100 square feet per lot, not to include electrical or plumbing connections; prepared R.V. parking pad; raised deck of not more than two (2) feet in height adjacent to the R.V. parking pad; one outdoor camp fireplace; picnic table and chairs and tent type screens.
- A second recreation vehicle may be placed on any lot, parcel, legal non-conforming lot or parcel as qualified in 8-2.6.b above containing a minimum area of two (2) acres excluding land known as common land and/or open space.
- The following State and Local Division of Health Codes and requirements are complied with:
- International Utah Plumbing Code
- Rules and Regulations relating to Public Water Supplies
- Code of Waste Disposal Regulations
- Code of Solid Waste Disposal Regulations
- Recreational Vehicle Park Sanitation Regulations
- Signs: Shall comply with Chapter 32-B, Ogden Valley Signs, if located within the Ogden Valley area.
- Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to the primary use.
- Single Family Residences; summer home subdivisions 2003-14
- Facilities for persons with a disability meeting the requirements of Chapter 23-26 of this Ordinance.
- Private Stables, not to exceed 1 horse per acre.
- Household Pets
8-3 Conditional Uses
- Cemeteries; churches
- Forest industries; production of forest products
- Educational/Institutional Identification Sign
- Mines, quarries and gravel pits, sand and gravel operations subject to the provisions of the Weber County Excavation Ordinance
- Planned Residential Unit Development in accordance with Chapter 22D of this Zoning Ordinance.
- Private parks and recreation grounds; private campgrounds and picnic areas meeting the requirements of the Forest Campground Ordinance of Weber County; dude ranches; public utility substations and transmission lines
- Public Utility Substations
- Radio and television towers
- Ski resorts
- Skeet and Trap Shooting Ranges as an accessory use to public and/or private camps in the F-5 and F-10 Zones
- Skeet and Trap Shooting Ranges in the F-40 Zones
- Water pumping plants and reservoirs
- Waste water treatment or disposal facilities meeting the requirements of the Utah State Division of Health Code of Waste Disposal Regulations but not including individual water disposal systems
- Recreation Lodge
- Recreation Resort
- Conference/Education Center
- Heliport in the F-40 Zone subject to the following standards:
- A heliport must be located on a single parcel of record which is not less than 40 acres in area.
- A heliport must be located at an elevation of at least 6,200 feet above sea level.
- A heliport must be located at least 200 feet from any property line. The Planning Commission may grant exceptions to the setback requirement if it can be demonstrated that locating the heliport closer than 200 feet to the property line provides a more beneficial situation for purposes of safety, noise abatement, access, or other valid reasons as determined by the Planning Commission.
- The heliport landing surface must be dust-proof and free from obstructions.
- Prior to issuance of a conditional use permit for a heliport, written approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is required, if necessary.
8-4 Minimum Lot Area, Width and Yard Regulations