Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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§ 212-12.1 Schedules of Dimensional Regulations.

[Added 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; amended 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
A. 
In addition to the district regulations contained in this article, the maximum permitted height/setback ratios and minimum required front, side and rear yard setbacks in the Residence AA, A, BB, B, C-1, C-2 and D Districts are presented on the Table 212-12.1 located at the end of this chapter.
B. 
In addition to the district regulations contained in this article, the maximum permitted building area and surface coverage for the Residence AA, A, BB, B, C-1, C-2 and D Districts are presented on the Table 212-12.2 located at the end of this chapter. Subsurface improvements utilized for habitable, storage, or garage space shall count toward building area and surface coverage calculations.
C. 
The permitted surface coverage in a front yard, expressed in a percentage, shall not exceed the total percentage of lot area that is occupied by the primary building, all accessory buildings and all rear and side surface coverage on the same lot.

§ 212-13 Residence AA District.

In the Residence AA District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
A dwelling for not more than one family.
(2) 
Clubs existing at the date of adoption of this chapter.
(3) 
Social clubs, when authorized as special exceptions by the Board of Appeals.
(4) 
Private docks, private boathouses and private bathhouses for the use of the owner of the premises on which they are located and his immediate family and guests; provided, however, that no charge shall be made for the use thereof and that the same shall not be used for profit.
(5) 
Public parks and recreational areas; municipal golf courses, docks and landings of the Village of Lawrence; private catering facilities operated in and upon such public areas; parking facilities for the users of such public areas and related facilities, whether on the same lot or otherwise.
(6) 
Governmental and municipal purposes of the Village of Lawrence.
(7) 
Accessory uses incident to the principal use to which the lot is devoted.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 40 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 40,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 150 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 50 feet, a rear yard of not less than 60 feet and an aggregate of not less than 70 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than 30 feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 0.44.
(b) 
Rear yard: 0.37.
(c) 
Side yard: 0.74.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 150 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-14 Residence A District.

In the Residence A District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
[Amended 1-14-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2010]
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence AA District.
(2) 
The office of a person practicing one of the professions enumerated in § 212-24.1A, provided that the premises on which such office is situated is owned by the professional or the spouse of such professional, and is used as the primary residence of such professional and such professional's immediate family.
(a) 
In determining whether a premises is the primary residence of a professional or a member of the immediate family of such professional for the purposes of this section or § 212-24.1, the following factors may be considered, in addition to any other relevant factor:
[1] 
The voting residence of such person;
[2] 
The address from which such person files income tax returns;
[3] 
Whether such person maintains a professional office or residence at another location, and the extent to which such person uses such other professional office or residence;
[4] 
The public school, if any, attended by children of such person;
[5] 
The address of such person used for any public filing or licensing, including, without limitation, professional licenses, driver's licenses, and vehicle registrations; and/or
[6] 
The residence addresses of other members of the professional's immediate family.
(b) 
The determination of the Code Official charged with interpreting or enforcing the Village zoning regulations that a professional does not reside at a particular location such as to permit use of such location as a professional office shall be presumed correct, and it shall be the burden of such professional to overcome such presumption in any proceeding to review that determination.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 38 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 20,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 100 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 35 feet, a rear yard of not less than 50 feet and an aggregate of not less than 40 feet for both sides, neither one of which shall be less than 20 feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 0.63.
(b) 
Rear yard: 0.44.
(c) 
Side yard: 1.1.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 100 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-15 Residence BB District.

In the Residence BB District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence A District.
(2) 
Public schools, public museums and public libraries.
(3) 
Private schools, when authorized as special exceptions by the Board of Appeals.
(4) 
Churches, parish houses and places of religious worship or teaching.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 12,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 90 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 30 feet, a rear yard of not less than 40 feet and an aggregate of not less than 35 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than 15 feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 0.74.
(b) 
Rear yard: 0.55.
(c) 
Side yard: 1.5.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 90 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-16 Residence B District.

In the Residence B District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence BB District.
(2) 
Village disposal plant and pumping stations and other facilities in connection with the construction, maintenance and operation of the Village sewerage system.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 9,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 75 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 30 feet, a rear yard of not less than 30 feet and an aggregate of not less than 30 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than 15 feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 0.74.
(b) 
Rear yard: 0.74.
(c) 
Side yard: 1.5.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 75 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-17 Residence C-1 District.

In the Residence C-1 District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence B District.
(2) 
Municipal parking areas of the Village of Lawrence.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 9,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 70 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 25 feet, a rear yard of not less than 30 feet and an aggregate of not less than 25 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than 10 feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 0.88.
(b) 
Rear yard: 0.74.
(c) 
Side yard: 2.2.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 70 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-18 Residence C-2 District.

In the Residence C-2 District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence C-1 District.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 6,500 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 50 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-199 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 20 feet, a rear yard of not less than 20 feet and an aggregate of not less than 16 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than seven feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 1.1.
(b) 
Rear yard: 1.1.
(c) 
Side yard: 3.2.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 50 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-19 Residence D District.

In the Residence D District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence C-1 District.
(2) 
A dwelling for not over two families.
B. 
No single-family or two-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with building coverage, was repealed 5-14-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through I as Subsections C through H, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 6,000 square feet and having a street frontage of less than 50 feet. No portion of such lot which is less in any dimension than 1/2 of the minimum required street frontage in this district shall be counted toward meeting the minimum lot area requirement.
[Amended 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996; 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law combined the subject matter of former Subsections D, E, F, G and H into current Subsections D and E.
D. 
Yard regulations.
[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997; 3-10-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
(1) 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 20 feet, a rear yard of not less than 20 feet and an aggregate of not less than 13 feet for both side yards, neither one of which shall be less than five feet.
(2) 
No building shall be erected or altered which shall have a height/setback ratio of more than the following:
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
(a) 
Front yard: 1.1.
(b) 
Rear yard: 1.1.
(c) 
Side yard: 4.4.
(3) 
Notwithstanding the preceding, no such yard shall be less than required in § 212-12.1, Schedule of Dimensional Regulations.
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
(Reserved)
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Every new building lot created subsequent to April 1, 1996, shall be adequate in shape to totally contain within its boundaries a horizontal circle of not less than 50 feet in diameter, which circle shall be located no farther than the minimum required front yard setback distance from the lot's street frontage and within which circle the principal building shall be located.
[Added 5-8-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996]

§ 212-20 Residence E District.

In the Residence E District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence C-1 District.
(2) 
Multiple dwellings.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of 36 feet, except multiple dwellings, which shall have no more than three stories or exceed 43 feet in height. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs, excluding multiple-dwelling buildings, shall not exceed 26 feet in height.
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 2-13-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
C. 
No building, together with its accessory buildings, shall occupy, in the aggregate, more than 30% of the area of the lot.
D. 
No building shall hereafter be erected or altered on a lot of less area than 1,500 square feet for each family for which the building was designed, or which is actually housed in said building, and in no event on a lot of less area than 9,000 square feet.
E. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of a minimum depth of 50 feet.
F. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a rear yard of a minimum depth of 25 feet.
G. 
In the case of a dwelling for one family, two side yards shall be provided, the aggregate width of which shall be not less than 16 feet. No side yard shall be less than seven feet in width. For other buildings, no side yard shall be less than 20 feet in width.
H. 
No building shall be erected on any lot having a street frontage of less than 150 feet.

§ 212-21 Residence FF District.

In the Residence FF District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence E District.
B. 
No single-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of 36 feet, except multiple dwellings, which shall have no more than three stories or exceed 43 feet in height. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs, excluding multiple-dwelling buildings, shall not exceed 26 feet in height.
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 2-8-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995; 2-13-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
C. 
No building, together with its accessory buildings, shall occupy, in the aggregate, more than 30% of the area of the lot.
D. 
No building shall hereafter be erected or altered on a lot of less area than 2,000 square feet for each family for which the building was designed, or which is actually housed in said building, and in no event on a lot of less area than 12,000 square feet.
E. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of a minimum depth of 50 feet.
F. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a rear yard of a minimum depth of 25 feet.
G. 
In the case of a dwelling for one family, two side yards shall be provided, the aggregate width of which shall be not less than 16 feet. No side yards shall be less than seven feet in width. For other buildings, no side yard shall be less than 20 feet in width.
H. 
No building shall be erected on any lot having a street frontage of less than 150 feet.

§ 212-22 Residence F District.

In the Residence F District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the Residence D District.
(2) 
Uses accessory to an apartment house or multiple dwelling situated on an adjoining lot where such apartment house or multiple dwelling is a permitted use, provided that no access shall be provided or permitted to the lot containing such accessory use, except from and over the lot on which the apartment house of multiple dwelling is situated.
B. 
No single-family or two-family dwelling shall be erected or altered to have more than 2 1/2 stories, or a building height of more than 36 feet, whichever is greater. All other buildings shall be limited to two stories, or 29 feet. Notwithstanding anything in this subsection to the contrary, buildings with entirely flat roofs shall not exceed 26 feet in height.[1]
[Amended 6-8-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 11-10-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with lot occupancy, was repealed 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997. This local law also redesignated former Subsections D through H as Subsections C through G, respectively.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall be erected upon or shall occupy a lot or piece of ground having an area of less than 6,000 square feet.
D. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of a minimum depth of 10 feet.
E. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a rear yard of a minimum depth of 10 feet.
F. 
Two side yards shall be provided on every lot. No side yard shall be less than five feet in width.
G. 
No building shall be erected on any lot having a street frontage of less than 60 feet.

§ 212-23 Business K District.

In the Business K District, the following regulations shall apply:
A. 
No building or any part thereof shall be erected, altered or used, and no lot or premises shall be used, except for one or more of the following purposes, it being the intent of this chapter to exclude all uses not specifically permitted:
(1) 
Retail store where goods are sold or services rendered only to the retail trade, except that the same shall not include:
(a) 
The sale of fresh fish, seafood, poultry and meat, except as a department of a general food store.
(b) 
Outdoor sale or display of food or merchandise.
[Amended 6-11-2003 by L.L. No. 5-2003; 9-13-2004 by L.L. No. 10-2004]
(c) 
Open-front store.
(d) 
Auction rooms.
(e) 
Pet shops.
(f) 
Bars or similar establishments operated principally for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption.
(g) 
Business establishments whose principal purpose is the operation of games of chance, including off-track betting operations.
(h) 
Business establishments operated primarily for recreational purposes.
(i) 
Sale of materials, goods, paraphernalia and merchandise used in association with the smoking, consumption or ingestion of drugs, narcotics and similar items.
(j) 
Flea markets.
[Added 2-13-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
(k) 
Adult bookstores, adult drive-in theaters, adult entertainment cabarets, adult motels, adult theaters, massage establishments and peep shows.
[Added 6-9-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993]
(l) 
Car washes.
[Added 6-9-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005]
(m) 
Laundromats.
[Added 6-9-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005]
(n) 
Business establishments whose principal activity is that of check cashing.
[Added 6-9-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005]
(o) 
Business establishments whose activities include body piercing or application of tattoos.
[Added 6-9-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005]
(2) 
Offices, including professional offices and professional buildings, except that the foregoing shall not include employment offices.
(3) 
Multiple dwellings, provided that they comply with all of the terms and provisions of Subsection I.
(4) 
Banks and financial institutions.
(5) 
Restaurants other than diners, lunch wagons, drive-in restaurants and fast-food operations.
(6) 
Bakeries.
(7) 
Art galleries.
(8) 
Newspaper printing, including incidental job printing.
(9) 
Governmental and municipal purposes of the Village of Lawrence.
(10) 
Public schools, public museums and public libraries.
(11) 
Municipal parking areas of the Village of Lawrence.
B. 
Except in the case of a multiple dwelling, no building shall exceed two stories in height or a maximum of 25 feet. Such height shall be measured from the grade of the public street in front of the building.
C. 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall occupy, in the aggregate, more than 66 2/3% of the area of the lot.
D. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a front yard of not less than 10 feet.
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001]
E. 
Every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a rear yard of not less than 15 feet.
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001]
F. 
Except in the case of a multiple dwelling, every building hereafter erected or altered shall have a side yard of not less than five feet.
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001]
G. 
Except in the case of a multiple dwelling, every building hereafter erected shall have a street frontage of not less than 18 feet.
[Amended 12-12-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001]
H. 
Every building hereinafter erected or altered shall provide on-site off-street parking.
(1) 
One parking space shall be provided for each 200 square feet of gross floor area contained in the building.
(2) 
Each parking space must be at least nine feet in width and 20 feet in depth and must be readily accessible without interfering with the use of other parking spaces. Accordingly, at least 300 square feet of parking area shall be provided for each required parking space. Parking spaces provided in access lanes shall not be counted.
(3) 
Off-street parking spaces may be provided off the site within 100 feet from the use to which it is accessory, provided that the parking area is wholly contained within this zoning district.
(4) 
All off-street parking spaces shall be finished with asphalt or portland cement or other hard-surface dustless material at least four inches in thickness.
(5) 
The parking area shall be fenced to a height of six feet.
(6) 
There shall be no signs or other advertising matter other than that stating the use of the parking spaces.
(7) 
On-site drainage shall be provided.
(8) 
Off-street parking shall not be permitted on the front yard of any building or in any side yard abutting a public street.
I. 
A multiple dwelling shall be a permitted use in the Business K District, subject to compliance with the following regulations:
(1) 
The multiple dwelling shall have a minimum of 50 apartment units.
(2) 
No building shall exceed four stories in height or a maximum of 40 feet. Such height shall be measured from the grade of the public street in front of the building.
(3) 
No principal building or use, together with its accessory buildings or uses, shall occupy, in the aggregate, more than 66 2/3% of the area of the lot.
(4) 
Every building hereinafter erected shall have a front yard of a minimum of 10 feet.
(5) 
Every building hereinafter erected shall have a rear yard of a minimum of 15 feet.
(6) 
Every building hereinafter erected shall have a side yard of a minimum of 10 feet.
(7) 
A multiple dwelling lot shall have a street frontage of a minimum of 150 feet.
(8) 
A landscaping plan shall be required prior to the issuance of a building permit for a multiple dwelling. Such landscaping plan shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Building Design.
(9) 
A traffic plan for ingress and egress to a public street shall be required prior to the issuance of a building permit for a multiple dwelling. Such traffic plan shall be subject to the approval of the Planning Board. Such traffic plan shall require strict adherence to the standards set forth in §§ 212-27E and 212-28B with reference to ramps and level platforms and shall, in addition, provide that such ramps and platforms be entirely inside the lot line and that the platform elevation be that of the public sidewalk at the point where the driveway intersects such public sidewalk and shall further provide that no wall, fence, other structure or any plant material, vehicle, object or any other obstruction shall exceed a height of two feet above the established platform elevation within a triangular area at either side of the driveway, extending from a point on the driveway edge 10 feet inside the lot line to a point on the front lot line 10 feet on either side of the driveway.
(10) 
Professional offices. No nonresidential use shall be permitted in a multiple dwelling other than professional offices, limited to those professions enumerated in § 212-24.1A, and then subject to the following requirements:
(a) 
Such professional offices shall be located solely on the first floor of the multiple dwelling.
(b) 
Such professional offices shall have separate entrances for ingress from and egress to the street, it being the intention of this provision to prohibit access into the common areas of a multiple dwelling.
(c) 
The total gross floor area designated for or used as professional offices, plus ingress and egress in common areas related thereto, shall not exceed 1/2 of the total gross floor area of the first floor of the multiple dwelling.
(d) 
No display of advertising and no sign shall be permitted except the name of the professional person or persons and letters or abbreviations indicating the nature of his profession. No such sign shall be illuminated except by reflector buttons. No such signs shall exceed two feet in length or six inches in height.
(11) 
Every multiple dwelling building hereinafter erected or altered shall provide on-site off-street parking as follows:
(a) 
At least 1 1/4 parking spaces must be provided for each dwelling unit.
(b) 
At least one parking space must be provided for each 200 square feet, or any fraction thereof, of the entire gross floor area and designated for or used as a professional office.
(c) 
Each parking space must be at least nine feet in width and 20 feet in depth and must be readily accessible without interfering with the use of other parking spaces. Accordingly, at least 300 square feet of parking area shall be provided for each required parking space. Parking spaces provided in access lanes shall not be counted.
(d) 
No tenant shall be denied the right to rent, or apartment owner denied the right to own, at least one parking space.