Can I park my truck / commercial vehicle on my property?
Parking of trucks, truck tractors, and certain commercial vehicles in certain residentially zoned areas is prohibited:
  1. No commercial vehicles, and no commercially related equipment shall be permitted to park in any areas of unincorporated Pasco County which are zoned R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-MH, R-1MH, R-2MH, PUD, MF-1, MF-2, MF-3, E-R, ER-2, A-R, and AR-1 Zoning Districts, except when such commercial vehicles and equipment are being utilized as part of a business lawfully operating in the said zoning districts. The following are specifically exempt from this section:
    1. Properties zoned A-C agricultural and AC-1 agricultural
    2. Properties larger than five acres zoned A-R agricultural-residential and AR-1 agricultural-residential
    3. Properties with a bona fide agricultural classification as determined by the county property appraiser
    In addition to the foregoing exemptions, one commercial vehicle with no more than one rear axle may be parked or stored on properties one acre or larger in the A-R agricultural-residential and AR-1 agricultural-residential zoning districts. Vehicles belonging to or leased to public utilities, such as electric companies or water or sewer providers, which are being kept at employee residences for purposes of emergency call-out response, are also exempt from this section.
  2. The provisions of this section shall not apply to:
    1. A commercial vehicle parked in a residential neighborhood while the operator of the said commercial vehicle is making a delivery, or conducting business, within the said residential area or when the commercial vehicle is parked within an enclosed structure
    2. The use of a commons area in any residentially zoned neighborhood for the parking of a commercial vehicle, provided that the commons area is actually used as a commons area or is duly recorded and platted as a commons area, and provided further that the use of the said commercial vehicle is for the benefit of the community in which it is situated, or the use is for the benefit of a charitable project sponsored by the community as a whole or sponsored by any civic or charitable group within the community. For purposes of this Subsection only, community is defined as the residentially zoned neighborhood which is serviced by the commons area
  3. Any use of E-R, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-MH, R-1MH, R-2MH, PUD, MF-1, MF-2, or MF-3 zoned property for the parking of trucks, truck tractors, or commercial vehicles in existence prior to the adoption of this section shall not be considered a nonconforming use for purposes of this article.

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1. What can I build or develop on my property?
2. If I am only remodeling inside a building, do I need a site plan?
3. I know what I want to do with this property. How do I get started?
4. I want to subdivide or sell off a part of my property. What do I need to know?
5. Can I park my boat, recreational vehicle or trailer on my property?
6. How many animals are allowed on Agricultural-Residential zoned property?
7. Are there special requirements on waterfront property?
8. Can I park my truck / commercial vehicle on my property?
9. What is an accessory structure and where can it go on my property?
10. What are the requirements for fences in Pasco County?
11. What are property maintenance requirements?
12. What are the regulations for model centers?
13. What is zoning?
14. How can I find out the zoning of a particular piece of property in unincorporated Pasco County?
15. Can I have a portable storage unit?
16. How do I obtain a special exception permit?
17. What is an MPUD?
18. When is a right of way use permit required?
19. How do I find out the regulations for placing a trailer on my own property?
20. What are the height regulation on my property?
21. What is a PSP-small development?
22. What is development?
23. What is the definition of a yard and what requirement are there?
24. When do Architectural Standards apply?
25. How do I obtain a Conditional Use Permit?
26. What is a PSP-large development?
27. What must I do if my project does not qualify as development?
28. Can I have a dumpster?
29. Is my structure nonconforming?
30. What is a temporary use and is a permit required?
31. What is a bottle club?
32. Where can I find a Master Planned Unit Development application and checklist?
33. What are the regulations for signs in unincorporated Pasco County?
34. What is a short term rental or vacation home?
35. Is my use nonconforming?
36. What are the hours of sale for alcoholic beverages?
37. When can a special exception and/or a conditional use be revoked?
38. Can I have a temporary portable toilet?
39. What requirements regulate a new/used car and/or vehicle dealership?
40. In what zoning district can a Sexually Oriented Business (SOB) operate from?
41. What is a Conditional Use?
42. What is Class IV development?
43. When is a Master Planned Unit Development (MPUD) required?
44. What are the regulations for Wetland Protection?
45. What are the regulations for Sludge / Waste Residual Spreading?
46. What is a small lot of record?
47. What is my zoning code?
48. What am I allow to do within my zoning district?
49. How do I rezone my property?
50. What are the rules for selling alcoholic beverages within unincorporated Pasco County?
51. What zoning districts allow kennels?
52. What are the regulations for outdoor advertising signs (billboards)?
53. How can I find out my zoning designation?
54. What am I allow to do within my zoning district and where can I fine the information?
55. How do I rezone my property?
56. When is an MPUD, Master Planned Unit Development required?
57. What is a Conditional Use?
58. How do I obtain a Conditional Use Permit?
59. How do I obtain a special exception permit?
60. When can a special exception and/or a conditional use be revoked?
61. What are the rules for selling alcoholic beverages within unincorporated Pasco County?
62. What is an accessory structure and where can it go on my property?
63. What are the regulations for a private swimming pool?
64. Can I park my boat, recreational vehicle or trailer on my property?
65. What is a small lot of record?
66. What is a temporary use and is a permit required?
67. Are there special requirements on waterfront property?
68. Can I park my truck / commercial vehicle on my property?
69. What is a short term rental or vacation home?
70. Can I have a portable storage unit?
71. What is a Site Plan Development fka Class II development?
72. Where can I find information on new Site Plan or development plan projects?