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SECTION 212 RS-10



SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

(As amended by Ordinance Nos. O05-04-06, O11-04-05, O11-09-08, O12-08-17, O14-04-05, O17-04-05, and O19-11-16)





SECTION 212.1 GENERAL DESCRIPTION



The RS-10 District is intended to provide a low to moderate density single-family residential environment in areas where public wastewater services are available.



SECTION 212.2 PERMITTED USES AND STRUCTURES



212.2A Single-family detached dwellings



212.2 B Accessory uses and structures including noncommercial greenhouses and plant nurseries, unattached private garages and carports, tool houses and garden sheds, children's play areas and play equipment, swimming pools (subject to the conditions of Section 206.25 of this Zoning Code), gazebos, and the like subject to the following conditions:



1. Shall be customarily and clearly incidental and subordinate to permitted principal uses and structures.

2. Shall be located on the same lot as the permitted principal use or structure, or on a contiguous lot in the same ownership.

3. Shall comply with all applicable requirements of Section 204.8 of this ZoningCode.



212.2C Public parks and public recreational facilities



212.2D Churches and similar places of worship subject to the provisions of Section 206.4 of this Zoning Code



212.2E Home occupations subject to the provisions of Section 206.1 of this Zoning Code 212.2F Home day cares subject to the provisions of Section 206.6 of this Zoning Code

212.2 G Temporary structures and operations subject to the provisions of Section 204.10 of this Zoning Code



SECTION 212.3 USES PERMITTED ON REVIEW



The following uses are permitted upon approval by the Cookeville Planning Commission of a subdivision plat submitted in accordance with the Cookeville Subdivision Regulations:



212.3 A Zero lot line single-family detacheddwellings





212.3 B Golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts and clubhouses associated with a single- family residential development



SECTION 212.4 USES PERMITTED ON APPEAL (SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS)



After public notice and hearing, and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, the Board of Zoning Appeals may permit, as special exceptions:



212.4 A Cemeteries subject to the provisions of Section 206.5 of this Zoning Code 212.4B Public schools provided the following conditions are met:

1. Shall be located on streets with a classification of no less than major collector status

2. When adjacent to lots zoned or used for residential purposes a Type 2 Screen/Buffer Yard as specified in Section 208 of this Zoning Code shall be provided along all shared lot lines.

212.4C Bed and breakfast homes meeting the requirements of Section 206.3 of this Zoning Code 212.4D (As amended by Ordinance No. O17-04-05 and O19-11-16) Hospice Residence

Home/Assisted Living Facility meeting the following conditions:



1. Minimum lot area of 40,000 square feet shall be provided for such facility

2. Maximum of twelve (12) residents shall reside at the facility

3. Minimum of one (1) off-street parking space per maximum number of residents and employees shall be provided at thefacility

4. No freestanding signs shall be permitted

5. Shall be located on property contiguous with property zoned for multi-family residential purposes and shall be accessed from the same street as the contiguous property zoned for multi-family residential purposes

6. Structure shall be compatible with nearby residential structures in terms of scale and appearance

7. Site plan and floor plan shall be submitted to and approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals

8. Type 2 Screen/Buffer Yards as specified in section 208 of this Zoning Code shall be provided along all property lines abutting property zoned or used for single or two- family residentialpurposes

9. All requirements of the State of Tennessee that pertain to the use and operation of the facility shall be met

10. Shall have been previously legally utilized as a group home





SECTION 212.5 PROHIBITED USES AND STRUCTURES



Any use or structure not specifically permitted or permitted on appeal.



SECTION 212.6 MINIMUM LOT REQUIREMENTS (AREA AND WIDTH)

212.6A Minimum lot area 10,000 square feet



212.6B Lot width at right-of-way 50 feet



212.6C Lot width at right-of-way at terminus of cul-de-sac 35 feet

212.6 D Lot width at setback line:



1. Residential 75 feet

2. Nonresidential 100 feet



SECTION 212.7 MINIMUM YARD REQUIREMENTS



212.7 A Minimum depth of all yards on Major Streets as specified in Section 204.12 50 feet



212.7B Minimum depth of front yard:



1. Collector Street or Higher Classification 30 feet

2. Local Streets 25 feet



212.7C Minimum depth of rear yard ........................................................................................20 feet



212.7 D Minimum interior side yard:



1. Residential structures 10 feet, plus 5 feet for each story over 2 stories

2. Zero lot line detached 20 feet, one side, plus 5 feet for each story over 2 stories

3. Nonresidential structures 20 feet, plus 5 feet for each story over 2



stories 212.7E Minimum side yard on street side corner lots



1. Collector Street or Higher Classification 30 feet

2. Local Streets 25 feet



SECTION 212.8 MAXIMUM LOT COVERAGE



212.8 A Single-family dwellings, including accessory buildings 40%



212.8B Churches and similar places of worship; public schools 30%



SECTION 212.9 MINIMUM OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS



Off-street parking shall be subject to the requirements of Section 205 of this Zoning Code.



SECTION 212.10 ACCESS AND CURB CUTS



When making access to a public street, the provisions of Section 205.9 of this Zoning Code shall apply.



SECTION 212.11 LIMITATIONS ON SIGNS

All signs located in this District shall be subject to the requirements of Section 207 of this Zoning Code.



SECTION 212.12 EROSION AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT



The erosion control and storm water management requirements of Sections 204.13 and 204.14 of this Zoning Code shall apply.



SECTION 212.13 LANDSCAPING, SCREENING AND BUFFER YARD REQUIREMENTS



The landscaping, screening and buffer yard requirements of Section 208 of this Zoning Code shall apply.



SECTION 212.14 PLOT PLAN OR SITE PLAN REQUIREMENTS



All developments requiring building permits shall conform with the applicable plot plan requirements of Section 233.4 of this Zoning Code or site plan requirements of Section 233.5 of this Zoning Code.