[R.O. 2009 § 17.22.010]
The purpose of this district is to provide for agricultural activities, spacious residential development for those who choose this environment and to prevent untimely or inappropriate development of more dense urban uses which should be confined to areas where the planned extensions of public services has been provided for.
[R.O. 2009 § 17.22.020; Ord. No. 4888 § 2, 2-3-1992]
In District "AG", no building, land or premises shall be hereafter erected, constructed, reconstructed or altered except for one (1) or more of the following uses:
All permitted and conditional uses provided for in District "R-1" except for the provisions permitting zero lot line construction.
Agricultural activities on a farm or open land that consists of five (5) or more acres including general farming, truck gardening, cultivation of field crops, orchards, nurseries for growing or propagation of plants, turf, trees and shrubs, dairy farming, keeping or raising for sale large or small animals, but not including, public auction facilities or commercial slaughtering of animals. In no case shall on-premise sales be permitted.
Storage facilities for farm use only to include provisions for grain fertilizer and other farm products, but not the milling, manufacture or processing of these products, such activities being more appropriately associated with commercial or industrial uses.
One (1) single-family dwelling unit and accessory buildings or structures normally associated with farm uses to include barns, sheds, tool houses and any other facility ancillary to farming or open land, not to include a manufactured home.
[R.O. 2009 § 17.22.030]
The following uses may be permitted in District "AG" after proper application, review and approval pursuant to the provisions of this Section and Article V "Board of Adjustment" of this Chapter.
Carnival or carnival grounds for temporary or specified time periods subject to other applicable provision of the Sikeston Municipal Code.
Exposition center, fairgrounds or rodeo grounds to include associated commercial vendors in compliance with all applicable provision of the Sikeston Municipal Code.
Wildlife reservation and other similar conservation projects.
Cemetery on a site of not less than ten (10) acres.
Radio or television transmission or receiving station or tower constructed in accordance with local building codes and other applicable regulations.
Hospital or clinic for large or small animals, provided that all buildings, structures, pens or open kennels shall be located at least two hundred (200) feet from any lot lines.
[R.O. 2009 § 17.22.040]
In District "AG", any, building, portion of a building or dwelling hereafter erected, constructed, reconstructed or altered shall be subject to the following regulations: (For exceptions, see Article VIII, Height and Area Regulations.)
Minimum lot size, not less than five (5) acres, provided however, that where a lot in this district has less area than required by this Section and the plat thereof has been accepted by the Sikeston City Council duly recorded as provided by law in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of Scott or New Madrid County at the time of passage of this Chapter, this regulation shall not prohibit the construction of a single-family dwelling.
Lot width. No minimum requirements.
Building height. Not over two and one-half (2½) stories or thirty-five (35) feet.
Facilities for sanitary sewer and other required utilities shall be installed in accordance with and otherwise comply with the applicable provision of the Sikeston Municipal Code.