Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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§ 212-59 Fire escapes. [1]

No multiple dwelling shall be constructed which shall have or be designed to have an exterior fire escape. All means of ingress and egress above the ground floor shall be by way of interior ramps or stairways. Balconies shall not be used as fire escapes or as means of ingress and egress.
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Editor's Note: For related provisions, see Ch. 70, Building Construction and Fire Prevention.

§ 212-60 Use restricted.

No multiple dwelling shall be constructed, altered or used, any part of which is designed or used for any of the purposes specified in § 212-23.

§ 212-61 Outside features restricted.

No multiple dwelling shall have or be designed to have:
A. 
An exterior clothesline or clothespole or other device for drying or airing clothes, laundry, bedding or draperies.
B. 
Any side or rear wall or facade of a design or appearance or color substantially differing from that of the front wall or facade.
C. 
An exposed water tank or an exposed shed or structure for the housing of elevators or other machinery. All of such construction or equipment, if permitted elsewhere in this chapter, shall be concealed from view by latticework or a wall or other means.

§ 212-62 Exterior walls for dwelling units.

At least two sides of each dwelling unit shall be exterior walls. No dwelling plan shall be over two rooms deep. Each apartment must have at least two exterior exposures.

§ 212-63 General Requirements.

No multiple dwelling shall be constructed, altered or used:
A. 
Unless the exterior design and appearance thereof shall be in harmony with the multiple dwellings, if any, previously constructed or authorized to be constructed upon the lot or lots adjacent thereto or across the street therefrom.
B. 
Unless adequate provision is made, upon the same lot and in the same building zone, for parking as required by §§ 212-27 through 212-34.
C. 
Unless the plans and specifications thereof shall have been examined and approved as to type, structure, design, safety and exterior appearance and unless the plans and provisions for the parking, storage or garaging of the occupants' automobiles shall have been examined and approved as to adequacy, safety and freedom from fire hazard and unless the plans and specifications, generally, shall have been examined and approved as to compliance with the provisions of this chapter and of Chapter 70. Building Construction and Fire Prevention, and standard practice, by an architect or engineer appointed for the purpose by the Board of Trustees.