Q-4 AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

Q-4-101 LEGAL BOUNDARY DESCRIPTIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

Original Townsite, All of Block 115; Lots 1-12, Block 131; All of Block 142; Lots 6-12, Block 143.

Outlot 1 and 2, S 1/2, Section 33.

That part of Gov’t Lot 4, lying W of Hwy 83 R-O-W, Section 2-T4N-R31E

Lots C-1 and C-2 being a portion of S 1/2 NW 1/4 and NW 1/4 SW 1/4 of Section 2-T4N-R31E and a portion of NE 1/4 SE 1/4 and S1/4 and NE 1/4 of Section 3-T4N-R31E

Lots C-1, C-2, C-3 and C-4, being in E. Part of Lot 4, Section 2-T4N-R31E

That part of SW 1/4 SW 1/4 and that part of SE 1/4 NW 1/4 of Section 2, lying E of the “New” US Hwy 83, W of “Old” US Hwy 83 and N of Antelope Road (Bad River Road extended), all in T4N, R31E.

SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4, Section 2-T4N-R31E

Lot 3, Section 34-T4N-R31E, except 200 feet adjacent to and parallel with Hwy 83

Outlot B of Gov’t Lot 2, Section 34, T5N-R31E

Lots K-1, K-3 and K-4, a portion of the Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company R-O-W lying in Gov’t Lot 8 in Section 21 and Gov’t Lot 6 accretions to Gov’t Lot 6 and relicted Lot R-3 in Section 28-T5N-R31E

NW1/4 SW1/4 and Lot 2 of Government Lot 5 of the SW1/4 lying west of Waldron Street, Except Outlot RH-1, RV-1 and RV-2 in Section 28 T5N, R31E

SE1/4 Section 29, T5N, R31E. Except RV-1 and RV-2.

All remaining portions of the original plat of the Stanley Townsite, City of Fort Pierre, EXCEPT Blocks 1 thru 5, Lots 1-18 block 11; Lots 1-18 Block 12; Lots 1-6 and Lots 41-46 Block 13; Block 14; Lots 14-23 Block 25 east of Hwy 1806; Lots 14-23 and Lots 24-33 Block 26; Lots 24-33 Block 27; Lots 15-18, 29-33 Block 28; Block 29; Lots 1-17, 34-46 Block 32; Block 34; Block 35; Lots 1-23 Block 36 east of Hwy 1806; Lots 1-13 Block 37; Block 38; block 39; Block 40.

Lot 6 VIB Subdivision, A Replat of Lots B-1- B-7, A Subdivision of Lot B of Young’s Outlot #1 in the East half of Section 20, Township 5 North, Range 31, City of Fort Pierre

Except Lots 1-3 Block 10 Stanley Townsite, City of Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Source: Ordinance: 809, 811, 815, 822, 838, 840, 862, 863, 887, 984, 926, 982, 999, 1005, 1033

Authority: SDCL 11-4-2, 11-4-8

Q-4-102 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE FOR AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

The agricultural district is designed to provide an environment where agriculture can operate compatibly with a greater density of population than normally found in rural areas.

Q-4-103 PRINCIPAL PERMITTED USES

The following uses are permitted as the principal permitted use of any parcel of property in the agricultural district.

A. Agriculture, including the raising of field crops, horticulture, animal husbandry under performance conditions, poultry farms, and kennels under performance conditions. Commercial animal feed lots shall not be allowed in this district.

B. Ranch and farm dwellings and normal farm and ranch buildings.

C. Single-family dwellings.

D. Riding academies, dude ranches, and other farm and ranch type recreational enterprises, golf courses, country clubs, fair grounds, and rodeo grounds, but not including automotive race tracks or driving tracks, outdoor theaters, and similar commercial recreational enterprises.

E. Recreational facilities owned or operated by government or by charitable or religious organizations.

F. Facilities necessary for the provision of transportation, communication, water sewerage, electrical energy, and natural gas pipelines and their appurtenances, are permitted, subject to approval by the Director of Public Works or his designee, and further subject to such conditions, restrictions, and safeguards as may be considered necessary by the Director of Public Works or his designee.

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Q-4-104 ACCESSORY USES

The following uses are permitted as accessory to the principal permitted uses in the agricultural district.

A. Facilities common to farm and ranch activities.

B. Living quarters for persons regularly employed on premises, but not including labor camps or dwellings for transient labor.

Q-4-105 SPACE LIMITATIONS

The following space limitations shall apply to structures and buildings associated with each principal permitted use and each accessory use, except fences and signs:

A. Building height limit. No building shall exceed two and one-half (2 1/2) stories, or thirty-five (35) feet in height.

B. Required lot area. Not less than forty thousand (40,000) square feet and at least one (1) continuous lot dimension of two hundred (200) feet.

C. Percentage of lot coverage. All buildings including accessory buildings shall not cover more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the area of the lot.

D. Yards required. Each lot shall have front, side and rear yards not less than the depths or widths following:

1. Front yard depth: Thirty-five (35) feet.

2. Rear yard depth: Fifty (50) feet.

3. Side yard width: Fifteen (15) feet on each side of the building.

Q-4-106 PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

The following performance standards shall apply to the uses indicated. They shall be supplemental to and in addition to other provisions applying to the property:

A. Corrals in which animals are kept at a density of over ten (10) head per acre or where feed bunkers or water are placed so that animals naturally tend to bunch-up, shall not be closer than three hundred (300) feet from any lot line adjoining properties which are used for residential, commercial, or light manufacturing purposes.

B. Such corrals shall maintain drainage so as to avoid excessive concentration of contaminated water and such drainage shall be so arranged that contaminated water does not drain into water courses in such a manner that it reaches neighboring properties at a concentration noticeable to normal senses.

C. Manure in such corrals shall not be allowed to accumulate to objectionable proportions and each feeding pen shall be scraped once a month, weather permitting.

D. Adequate fly spray shall be applied to all corral areas during fly season and more often if necessary to control the fly population.

E. All dead animals shall be removed within twenty-four (24) hours.

F. Feed shall be limited to fresh materials and shall not include sour silage, sugar beet pulp, paunch manure, garbage, or other materials which may have a tendency to create objectionable odors.

G. Kennels containing more than three (3) dogs over six (6) months of age and poultry houses shall be placed no closer than two hundred (200) feet from the lot line when adjoining property is used for residential, motel, hotel or cabin resort purposes.

H. Parking and loading spaces sufficient to meet all reasonable demands for such space shall be provided off the public right-of-way.

Failure to meet these provisions can result in reclassification of the property to commence standard zoning.

SECTIONS Q-4-107 TO 199, INCLUSIVE. RESERVED.