Village of Spring Valley, NY
Rockland County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Amended through L.L. No. 1-1987.
Note: The accompanying table entitled "Table of General Bulk Requirements" shall be a part of the Zoning Chapter, is referred to herein as the "Bulk Table" and sets forth the minimum bulk requirements of the Zoning Chapter. The uses within each group are regulated by the bulk regulations for the indicated uses.
Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ B-1
R-1 District. 

§ B-1.1
R-1A District.  

§ B-2
R-2 District. 

§ B-3
R-3 District. 

§ B-4
R-4 District. 

§ B-5
RSH District. 

§ B-6
PRD District. 

§ B-7
POR District. 

§ B-8
PO District. 

§ B-9
NB District. 

§ B-10
GB District. 

§ B-11
HB District. 

§ B-12
PLI District. 

§ B-12.1
R-5 District.  

§ B-13
Supplemental requirements. 

§ B-1 R-1 District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; membership clubs; hospitals or sanitariums; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

§ B-1.1 R-1A District.

[Added 3-9-2004 by L.L. No. 5-2004]
A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005; 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessory to a private school, university or college; membership clubs; hospital or sanitariums; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005; 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

§ B-2 R-2 District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; membership clubs; hospitals or sanitariums; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

§ B-3 R-3 District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; membership clubs; hospitals or sanitariums, nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

E. 

Multifamily dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 40,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 50 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 40 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.6.

F. 

Nursery schools or day-care centers not affiliated with but on the same lot as a church, other place of worship, public or private secondary or elementary schools.

[Added 3-10-2009 by L.L. No. 2-2009]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 45,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yard: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area: (FAR): 0.3.

§ B-4 R-4 District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; membership clubs; hospitals or sanitariums; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (2 1/2 stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

E. 

Multifamily dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

[Amended 7-17-1990 by L.L. No. 12-1990]

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 50 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 80 feet (eight stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

§ B-5 RSH District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

E. 

Government-assisted multifamily dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 40,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 50 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 40 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio: 0.6.

§ B-6 PRD District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Two-family detached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

E. 

Multifamily dwellings and stores for sales at retail or performance of customary personal services or services clearly incident to retail sales, but not including sale of automobile parts or accessories involving installation at the point of sale:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 15 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 50 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 40 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.6.

§ B-7 POR District.

A. 

One-family detached dwellings; accessory swimming pools to a dwelling; and accessory tennis courts, paddle tennis courts or other similar courts to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; universities, seminaries or colleges; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a private school, university or college; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school, university or college, seminary or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Business or professional offices:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

D. 

Restaurants with a seating capacity for not more than 20 persons:

[Added 5-10-2005 by L.L. No. 8-2005]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 feet if comer lot).

(3) 

Required front yard: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (2 1/2 stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio: 0.3.

§ B-8 PO District.

A. 

Libraries, museums or art galleries; public utility buildings or structures; and nursery schools or day-care centers; and churches or other places of worship:

[Amended 4-24-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989; 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

B. 

Business or professional offices and business, administrative or headquarters offices for philanthropic institutions:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

§ B-9 NB District.

A. 

Public utility buildings or structures and churches or other places of worship:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

B. 

Stores for sales at retail or performance of customary personal services or services clearly incident to retail sales, but not including sales of automobile parts or accessories involving installation at the point of sale; and retail laundries or retail dry cleaners:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.5.

C. 

Business and professional offices:

[Added 7-12-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 feet if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (2 1/2 stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio: .03.

§ B-10 GB District.

A. 

Public utility buildings or structures and churches or other places of worship:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

B. 

Business or professional offices and business, administrative or headquarters offices for philanthropic institutions:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Multifamily dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

[Amended 7-17-1990 by L.L. No. 12-1990]

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 50 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 40 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.6.

D. 

Stores for sales at retail or performance of customary personal services or services clearly incident to retail sales, but not including sales of automobile parts or accessories involving installation at the point of sale; retail laundries or retail dry cleaners; mortuaries or funeral homes; commercial parking lots for private passenger vehicles but not for storage of used or new motor vehicles for sale or hire; and electronic game arcades:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.5.

E. 

Commercial indoor recreation facilities; theaters; auditoriums; pool halls and billiard parlors; banks; business or trade schools; libraries, museums or art galleries; restaurants or cafeterias; medical laboratories; miniwarehousing; and fast-food restaurants:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995; 9-19-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

F. 

Lot and bulk controls for redevelopment projects within the Downtown Urban Renewal District.

[Added 7-9-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002; amended 3-27-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]

(1) 

Townhomes, two-family attached dwellings, or a mixture of townhomes and two-family attached dwellings subject to special permit:

(a) 

Minimum lot area: 1,650 square feet.

(b) 

Minimum lot width: 22 feet.

(c) 

Minimum front yard depth: five feet.

(d) 

Minimum side yard depth: zero feet.

(e) 

Minimum rear yard depth: 22.5 feet.

(f) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

(g) 

Maximum floor area ratio: 2.0.

(2) 

Other than townhomes, two-family attached dwellings, or a mixture of townhomes and two-family attached dwellings subject to special permit:

(a) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

(b) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet.

(c) 

Minimum front yard depth: zero feet.

(d) 

Minimum side yard depth: zero feet.

(e) 

Minimum rear yard depth: zero feet.

(f) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(g) 

Maximum floor area ratio: 2.0.

G. 

Wholesale businesses, storage and warehousing:

[Added 4-14-2004 by L.L. No. 6-2004]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet; 105 feet if corner lot.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

H. 

Nursery schools or day-care centers not affiliated with but on the same lot as a church, other place of worship, public or private secondary or elementary schools.

[Added 6-23-2009 by L.L. No. 3-2009]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 45,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yard: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area: (FAR): 0.3.

§ B-11 HB District.

A. 

Public utility buildings or structures and churches or other places of worship:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

B. 

Business or professional offices and business, administrative or headquarters offices for philanthropic institutions:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Stores for sales at retail or performance of customary personal services or services clearly incident to retail sales, but not including sales of automobile parts or accessories involving installation at the point of sale; retail laundries or retail dry cleaners; mortuaries or funeral homes; commercial parking lots for private vehicles but not for storage of used or new motor vehicles for sale or hire; auction houses; flea markets; veterinary hospitals, including boarding or care of small animals; automobile sales and service agencies, including accessory repair shops or outdoor storage of motor vehicles; gasoline service stations; motor vehicle repair shops; automotive washing facilities; printing plants; and adult entertainment use businesses:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995; 8-13-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996; 3-11-2008 by L.L. No. 3-2008]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.5.

D. 

Commercial indoor recreation facilities; theaters; auditoriums; banks; business or trade schools; libraries, museums or art galleries; restaurants or cafeterias; medical laboratories; miniwarehousing; and fast-food restaurants:

[Amended 9-19-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

E. 

Hotel and motels:

[Added 3-11-2008 by L.L. No. 3-2008]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

§ B-12 PLI District.

A. 

Public utility buildings or structures and churches or other places of worship:

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 40 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

B. 

Business or professional offices and business, administrative or headquarters offices for philanthropic institutions:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.3.

C. 

Commercial parking lots for private passenger vehicles but not for storage of used or new motor vehicles for sale or hire; veterinary hospitals, including boarding or care of small animals; automobile sales and service agencies, including accessory repair shops or outdoor storage of motor vehicles; gasoline service stations; motor vehicle repair shops; automotive washing facilities; printing plants; manufacturing, fabrication, finishing or assembling of products; research, experimental or testing laboratories; wholesale businesses, storage or warehousing; contractor's storage yards; outdoor storage of commercial or industrial vehicles or construction equipment; laundry or dry-cleaning plants; and automobile wrecking, storage or treatment of junk, iron, bottles, scrap paper or similar materials:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.5.

D. 

Commercial indoor recreation facilities; auditoriums; medical laboratories; and miniwarehousing:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: zero.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

E. 

Hotel and motels:

[Added 3-11-2008 by L.L. No. 3-2008]

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 20,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 25 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 15 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 10 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 65 feet (six stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 1.0.

§ B-12.1 R-5 District.

[Added 7-23-1996 by L.L. No. 2-1996]
A. 

One-family detached dwellings and accessory swimming pools to a dwelling:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 8,500 square feet (9,000 if corner lot).

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 80 feet (90 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

B. 

Churches or other places of worship; convents; public schools; private secondary or elementary schools; customary indoor or outdoor athletic facilities as accessories to a public or private school; membership clubs; nursery schools or day-care centers; dormitories as accessory to a private school or convent; domiciliary care facilities or community residences; libraries, museums or art galleries; and public utility buildings or structures:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 25,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (125 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 35 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 35 feet.

(6) 

Total side yard depth: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.4.

C. 

Two-family dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 10,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 100 feet (105 if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 30 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

D. 

One-family semiattached dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 7,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 70 feet (75 feet if corner lot).

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 25 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 15 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 20 feet.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]

(6) 

Total side yards: 20 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 35 feet (three stories).

[Amended 9-14-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005]

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.65.

[Amended 12-19-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006; 11-23-2010 by L.L. No. 12-2010]

E. 

Multifamily dwellings:

(1) 

Minimum lot area: 40,000 square feet.

(2) 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

(3) 

Required front yard depth: 30 feet.

(4) 

Required side yard depth: 20 feet.

(5) 

Required rear yard depth: 30 feet.

(6) 

Total side yards: 40 feet.

(7) 

Maximum building height: 40 feet (three stories).

(8) 

Maximum floor area ratio (FAR): 0.75.

§ B-13 Supplemental requirements.

Other articles herein contain supplemental requirements applying to bulk, setback and coverage of specified uses.