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RR-3 (Rural Residential) District

CHAPTER IV - SECTION 10

RR-3 - RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

A. PURPOSE

This District is established to provide for areas of low-density rural single family residential development.

B. PERMITTED PRINCIPAL USES - MINIMUM LOT SIZE OF 5 ACRES

  1. Adult Care Home *10
  2. Agricultural Stand *7
  3. Child Care Facility *10
  4. Dwelling, Single Family
  5. Group Home *10
  6. Hobby Farm
  7. Mobile Home
  8. Nursery, Wholesale
  9. Public Park & Open Space
  10. Religious Institution
  11. Stable, Private #
  12. Tower, Private (See §35.11) #

PERMITTED PRINCIPAL USES - MINIMUM LOT SIZE OF 35 ACRES

    1. Dairy
    2. Farm
    3. Ranch

C. USES SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW (SPECIAL USES) - MINIMUM LOT SIZE OF 5 ACRES

  1. Adult Care Home *10
  2. Bed and Breakfast Inn *14
  3. Cemetery
  4. Child Care Facility *10
  5. Dwelling, Secondary
  6. Dwelling, Two Family
  7. Educational Institution
  8. Emergency Facility
  9. Fuel Storage #
  10. Golf Course
  11. Group Home *10
  12. Half-Way House
  13. Hospital, Veterinary #2
  14. Institution, Philanthropic & Charitable
  15. Kennel
  16. Library
  17. Mineral Resource Extraction (See §§35.8 and 35.13)
  18. Recreation Camp
  19. Resort
  20. Tower, Private (See §35.11) #

USES SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW (SPECIAL USES) - MINIMUM LOT SIZE OF 35 ACRES

  1. Fur Farm

D. ACCESSORY BUILDINGS AND USES

    1. Refer to Section 35.1.
    2. Home occupations as provided in Section 35.6.
    3. Single-family dwelling(s) or mobile home(s) for person(s) principally employed at or engaged in the operation of the farm, ranch, dairy, or fur farm. The total number of residences on a farm, ranch, dairy, or fur farm shall not exceed one (1) unit per five (5) acres.

E. DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Those uses containing an asterisk (*), refer to the corresponding number in Section 35.5 for additional development requirements.
  2. Those uses identified with a pound sign (#) are secondary uses to be conducted in conjunction with Principal (Primary) Uses.
  3. There shall only be one (1) Principal (Primary) Use conducted on a lot or parcel of land. Certain child care facilities, adult care homes, group homes, dairy, farm fur farm, ranch or wholesale nurseries may be conducted in conjunction with a residential dwelling or religious institution as appropriate in accordance with these regulations.
  4. Maximum percentage of structural coverage of lot: Twenty-five (25) percent.
  5. Maximum height: Thirty (30) feet.
  6. Minimum width of lot at front building setback line: Two hundred (200) feet.
  7. Setback requirements:
  8. a. Front yard: Twenty-five (25) feet.
    b. Side yard: Twenty-five (25) feet.
    c. Rear yard: Twenty-five (25) feet.
    d. Stables & corrals: Fifty (50) feet from all property lines.
    e. Kennels, pens & One hundred (100) feet from all property
              fur farms lines

  9. In the event that the land to be partitioned, platted, sold or zoned is burdened by a county road on a section line road along any of its sides, then, and in that event only, the lot width and acreage requirements shall be:

    Five (5) acre lot: Lot width minimum: 165 feet
    Minimum lot area:    4.75 acres.

F. GENERAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Off-Street Parking - Refer to Section 35.3.
  2. Advertising Devices - Refer to Section 35.4.

 

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El Paso County Planning Division
27 East Vermijo
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
or to plnweb@elpasoco.com

Operational Director
Mike Hrebenar

Engineering Division Manager
Paul Danley

Current Planning Manager
  Elaine Kleckner

Location:
2880 International Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Telephone:
(719)520-6300

Fax:
(719)520-6695

Hours:
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(except holidays)

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El Paso County, CO

 

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