City of Watervliet, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Watervliet 9-19-2013 by Ord. No. 1909.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Appeals — See Ch. 4.
Inspector of Buildings — See Ch. 8.
Planning Board — See Ch. 57.
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 127.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 160.
Housing standards — See Ch. 175.
Residential occupancy — See Ch. 176.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 190.
Stormwater management and erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 273.
Fees — See Ch. 279.
272a Zoning Map 272b Appendix A 272c Schedule A 272d Schedule B
[1]
Editor's Note: This chapter also provided for the repeal of former Ch. 272, Zoning, adopted 5-21-1964 by Ord. No. 871, as amended.
Article I Title and Purpose

§ 272-1 Title.

§ 272-2 Authority.

§ 272-3 Applicability.

§ 272-4 Enactment.

§ 272-5 Purpose statement.

§ 272-6 Delegation of authority.

Article II Permits and Approvals

§ 272-7 Permits and approvals.

§ 272-8 Fees and expenses.

§ 272-9 Professional assistance.

§ 272-10 Performance bond.

§ 272-11 State Environmental Quality Review Act.

§ 272-12 (Reserved)

Article III Establishment of Districts

§ 272-13 Zoning districts established.

§ 272-14 Intent and purpose of districts.

§ 272-15 Establishment of Zoning Map; district boundaries.

Article IV District Regulations

§ 272-16 Purpose.

§ 272-17 Principal uses.

§ 272-18 Principal use lot, bulk and other dimensional standards.

§ 272-19 Accessory uses and structures.

§ 272-20 Temporary uses.

Article V (Reserved)

§ 272-21 through § 272-27. (Reserved)

Article VI Planned Development Districts

§ 272-28 Purpose.

§ 272-29 Standards applying to all planned development districts (PDDs).

§ 272-30 Planned Mixed Use Development District (PMUD).

§ 272-31 Planned Business Development District (PBD).

§ 272-32 Application and procedures for all planned development districts.

Article VII (Reserved)

§ 272-33 through § 272-38. (Reserved)

Article VIII Additional Regulations for Specific Uses

§ 272-39 Purpose.

§ 272-40 Adult entertainment.

§ 272-41 Bed-and-breakfast.

§ 272-42 Car wash.

§ 272-43 Drive-through windows.

§ 272-44 Gasoline station.

§ 272-45 Motor vehicle repair, major.

§ 272-46 Motor vehicle sales.

§ 272-47 Professional offices in R-3 District.

§ 272-48 Religious institutions.

§ 272-49 Residential care facility.

§ 272-50 Self-storage facility.

§ 272-51 Wireless telecommunications towers and antennas.

§ 272-52 (Reserved)

Article IX Supplemental Development Standards

§ 272-53 Design standards for all residential structures.

§ 272-54 Design standards for existing structure exterior alterations and expansions in the mixed-use and business districts.

§ 272-55 Additional design standards for new multifamily structures.

§ 272-56 Design standards for new mixed-use, commercial and other nonresidential structures.

§ 272-57 Landscaping and screening.

§ 272-58 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 272-59 Outdoor lighting standards.

§ 272-60 Pedestrian circulation for multifamily, commercial and other nonresidential use lots.

§ 272-61 Sign regulations.

§ 272-62 through § 272-63. (Reserved)

Article X Nonconforming Lots, Uses and Structures

§ 272-64 Purpose.

§ 272-65 Continuation of nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 272-66 Limitations on nonconforming uses.

§ 272-67 Limitations on nonconforming structures.

§ 272-68 Nonconforming lots.

Article XI Site Plan Review

§ 272-69 Purpose.

§ 272-70 Land use activities requiring review.

§ 272-71 Site plan review procedures.

§ 272-72 Preliminary site plan review.

§ 272-73 Final site plan review and action.

§ 272-74 Performance guaranty.

Article XII Special Use Permits

§ 272-75 Purpose.

§ 272-76 General procedures and provisions.

§ 272-77 Special use permit review criteria.

§ 272-78 Notice and hearing.

§ 272-79 Referral to county.

§ 272-80 Decision and notification.

§ 272-81 Permit restrictions; expiration of conditional permit; revocation; transfer with land; enforcement.

Article XIII Administration and Enforcement

§ 272-82 Powers and duties of Zoning Enforcement Officer.

§ 272-83 Zoning permits.

§ 272-84 Violations; abatement; penalties for offenses.

Article XIV Board of Appeals

§ 272-85 Appointment and organization.

§ 272-86 Powers and duties.

§ 272-87 Procedures for appeals and variances.

§ 272-88 Time limit on validity of variances.

§ 272-89 Withdrawal and resubmittal of application.

Article XV Amendments

§ 272-90 Declaration of policy.

§ 272-91 Procedures.

§ 272-92 Amendment adoption.

§ 272-93 Periodic review of Zoning Ordinance.

Article XVI Definitions

§ 272-94 Use of words and terms.

§ 272-95 Definition of words and terms.

Article XVII Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 272-96 Repeal of prior Zoning Ordinance.

§ 272-97 Severability.

§ 272-98 When effective.