Estate Residential (ER)
INTENT: The “ER” designation is intended to permit large-lot, single-family dwelling units with ancillary rural uses in areas adjacent to developed communities. Small-scale agriculture is permitted.
- Single-family dwelling
- Small-scale agriculture
- Accessory buildings and uses1
- Manufactured home used as a single-family dwelling2
- Animals and pets (see Animal Standards Section 04.270)
- Home occupations (see Home Occupation regulations, Section 04.290)
- Accessory Dwelling Unit (as prescribed in Chapter 16, Development Standards – Accessory Dwelling Unit)
- Transitional and Supportive Housing5
USES PERMITTED SUBJECT TO DIRECTOR REVIEW (Director Review Processing, Ch. 31)
USES PERMITTED SUBJECT TO USE PERMIT (Use Permit Processing, Ch. 32)
- Recreational amenities, e.g., art galleries, country clubs and golf courses
- Construction of an accessory building prior to construction of the main building
- Mobile-home parks (see Dev. Standards – Mobile Homes & Mobile-home Parks, Ch. 17)
- Manufactured housing subdivision (see Ch. 18)
Minimum Parcel Size: 1 acre 4
Minimum District Area: 5 acres
Minimum Lot Dimensions: Width – 60’
Depth – 100’
Maximum Lot Coverage: 40%
Front: 50’ Rear: 30’ Side: 30’
Building Density: 1 du/lot and an Accessory Dwelling Unit (see Ch. 16, Development Standards – Accessory Dwelling Units).
Population Density: Maximum population density is 5.02 persons per five acres or approximately one person per acre.
Maximum Building Height: 35’ See Table 04.010 for other provisions.
- Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to any of the permitted uses are permitted only when located on the same lot and constructed simultaneously with or subsequent to the main building
- Provided that the unit is fewer than 10 years old and meets the criteria set forth in Section 04.280. When there are two mobile homes on the same parcel, they must: 1) comply with the Accessory Dwelling Unit requirements (see Ch. 16); or 2) comply with State standards for a mobile-home park and obtain a use permit from the County (see Ch. 17, Mobile Homes and RV Parks).
- Uses may have been omitted from the list of those specified, hence the Commission may find other uses to be similar and not more obnoxious or detrimental to the public health, safety and welfare. See explanation of interpreting "similar uses" (Ch. 04, Uses not listed as permitted).
- Lots requiring individual septic systems are subject to minimum dimensions as determined by the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board.
- Transitional and Supportive Housing projects are permitted in the same manner as other residential housing.
Land Development Regulations –
Ch. 04 Development Standards – General
Ch. 06 Development Standards – Parking
Table 04.010 Building Heights