Article VI – Resort District

SECTION VI.1 USE REGULATIONS

A building or premises in this District shall be used only for the following purposes:

A. Any use permitted in the Residential Districts I, II, III, IV, and V as described under ARTICLE V of This Ordinance.

B. Inns, lodges, hotels and rooming houses with or without dining facilities consisting of single or multiple unit dwellings intended for rental, with such necessary and customary accessory buildings as automobile and boat storage garages, utility buildings, recreational facilities, docks, boathouses and bathing houses, all designed and used primarily to serve the regular tenants of same.

C. Motels consisting of multiple unit dwellings intended for rental with dining facilities only where ten (10) or more units are combined in one (1) motel facility. Customary accessory buildings and recreational facilities may be combined with such motels.

D. Rental cottages with or without housekeeping facilities in groups of two (2) or more, each cottage being a single family dwelling.

E. Hospitals and nursing homes / foster care homes.

F. Business and professional offices offering personal services not involving the sale of products or services on products.

SECTION VI.2 REQUIRED LAND AREAS

A. No building or structure or groups of buildings or structures in this District shall be built on a lot having less than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet in area unbroken by any public road, street or thoroughfare. No building or structure or group of units permitted in this District shall be built on a lot having less than ten thousand (10,000) square feet of area for each such unit providing, however, that access driveways and parking areas for cars and/or boats shall be included in this area and not be required in addition to this area.

B. Spacing of buildings along the set-back line from the water’s edge shall be such that there shall be not more than one building to each fifty (50) feet of frontage.

SECTION VI.3 SET-BACK RESTRICTIONS

No building or structure in this District shall be built closer to the adjoining right-of-way than forty (40) feet, nor closer to the water’s edge than forty (40) feet, nor closer to a rear lot line than fifteen (15) feet.

SECTION VI.4 SIDE YARD REQUIREMENTS

No building or structure, nor any part thereof, may be erected less than ten (10) feet from the sideline or lines of a building lot nor less than fifteen (15) feet when said lot line is adjacent to property zoned Residential.

SECTION VI.5 SPACING OF SEPARATE BUILDINGS

To prevent overcrowding of buildings and structures and to reduce fire hazard, no separate buildings shall be built closer than twenty (20) feet apart.

SECTION VI.6 LAND OCCUPANCY BY BUILDINGS

To prevent overcrowding of buildings and structures and to reduce fire hazard the area of lot built upon in any one development in this District shall not exceed 25% of its total.

SECTION VI.7 ACCESSORY BUILDINGS

Buildings and structures for accessory uses customarily incidental to any of the uses permitted in this District shall be subject to the same provisions of location, spacing and land occupancy as the primary buildings permitted in this District and their area shall be computed as part of the maximum total area of land occupancy permitted.

SECTION VI.8 OFF-STREET PARKING

A. Minimum required off-street parking:

1. Inns, lodges, hotels, motels, rooming houses, and rental cottages; (1) space per rental unit.
2. Hospitals, nursing homes, foster care homes, business and professional offices; (1) space per (400) square feet.

SECTION VI.9 DINING FACILITIES LIMITATIONS

Dining Facilities in this District shall be limited to those attached to or in conjunction with inns, lodges, hotels and motels having accommodations for ten (10) or more individuals or family rental unit. Independent restaurants and/or drive-ins are not to be permitted in this District.