Town of Pittsford, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pittsford 7-21-1992 as Ch. 25 of the 1992 Code; amended in its entirety 9-18-2012 by L.L. No. 4-2012. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Public Works — See Ch. 33.
Building construction — See Ch. 86.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 175.
Article I General Provisions

§ 185-1 Title, purpose and intent.

§ 185-2 Applicability.

§ 185-3 Compliance required.

§ 185-4 Construal of provisions.

§ 185-5 Official Zoning Map.

§ 185-6 Administration; fees.

§ 185-7 Penalties for offenses.

Article II Terminology

§ 185-8 Definitions.

Article III Agricultural Zone

§ 185-9 Definitions.

§ 185-10 Permitted uses.

§ 185-11 Farm market/country store regulations.

§ 185-11.1 Development of parcels and homesteads.

§ 185-11.2 Structures in farmsteads.

Article IV RN Residential Neighborhood District

§ 185-12 Purpose.

§ 185-13 Permitted uses.

§ 185-14 Special permit uses.

§ 185-15 Applicability.

§ 185-16 Context-based approach.

§ 185-17 Lot and bulk requirements.

§ 185-18 Subdivision of existing lots without creation of new road.

§ 185-19 Subdivision of lots that include creation of new road.

§ 185-20 Lot consolidation.

Article V (Reserved)

§ 185-21 through § 185-22. (Reserved)

Article VI (Reserved)

§ 185-23 (Reserved)

Article VII B Residential District

§ 185-24 Purpose.

§ 185-25 Permitted uses.

§ 185-26 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-27 Lot and bulk requirements.

Article VIII RRAA Rural Residential District

§ 185-28 Permitted uses.

§ 185-28.1 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-29 Definitions.

§ 185-30 Development of less than 10 acres.

§ 185-31 Development of 10 acres or more.

§ 185-32 Rural conservation sites in private ownership.

§ 185-33 Maximum height restrictions.

Article VIIIA Rural Residential South Pittsford ("RRSP")

§ 185-33.1 Establishment of district.

§ 185-33.2 Definitions.

§ 185-33.3 Permitted uses.

§ 185-33.4 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-33.5 Residential development of less than 20 acres.

§ 185-33.6 Residential development of 20 acres or more.

§ 185-33.7 Rural conservation sites in private ownership.

Article IX SRAA Suburban Residential District

§ 185-34 Permitted uses.

§ 185-34.1 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-35 Definitions.

§ 185-36 Cluster development.

§ 185-37 Density.

§ 185-38 Rural conservation sites in private ownership.

§ 185-39 Maximum height restrictions.

Article IXA Monroe Avenue Transitional Zone (MATZ)

§ 185-39.1 Findings.

§ 185-39.2 Purpose.

§ 185-39.3 District boundaries and applicability.

§ 185-39.4 Definitions.

§ 185-39.5 Permitted uses.

§ 185-39.6 Prohibited uses and limitations to permitted uses.

§ 185-39.7 Additional requirements for MATZ properties.

§ 185-39.8 Special use permit uses.

Article X Commercial District

§ 185-40 Permitted uses.

§ 185-41 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-42 Use limitations.

§ 185-43 Setback restrictions.

§ 185-44 Lot size.

§ 185-45 Parking areas.

§ 185-46 Maximum height restrictions.

Article XA C-2 Commercial District

§ 185-46.1 Purpose.

§ 185-46.2 Permitted uses.

§ 185-46.3 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-46.4 Use limitations.

§ 185-46.5 Nonresidential site development requirements.

§ 185-46.6 Performance standards.

Article XI Light Industrial District

§ 185-47 Establishment of district.

§ 185-48 Definition.

§ 185-49 Permitted uses.

§ 185-50 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-51 Use limitations.

§ 185-52 Minimum dimensional site requirements.

§ 185-53 Performance standards.

§ 185-53.1 Adult uses.

Article XII High Technology and Office Park District

§ 185-54 Purpose.

§ 185-55 Permitted uses.

§ 185-56 Special use permit uses.

§ 185-57 Use limitations.

§ 185-58 Lot and bulk requirements.

§ 185-59 Parking, loading space and area requirements.

Article XIII (Reserved)

§ 185-60 through § 185-65. (Reserved)

Article XIV Planned Unit Development District

§ 185-66 Intent and objectives.

§ 185-67 Minimum area.

§ 185-68 Single ownership.

§ 185-69 Location.

§ 185-70 Permitted uses.

§ 185-71 Intensity of land use.

§ 185-72 Common property.

§ 185-73 Signs, awnings and canopies.

§ 185-74 Maximum height limitations.

§ 185-75 Application procedure; zoning approval process.

§ 185-76 Site plan approval process.

§ 185-77 Financial security.

§ 185-78 (Reserved)

Article XIVA Local Waterfront Overlay District

§ 185-78.1 Establishment of district.

§ 185-78.2 Permitted uses.

§ 185-78.3 Definitions.

§ 185-78.4 Authority of Planning Board.

§ 185-78.5 Review of actions.

§ 185-78.6 Enforcement; stop-work orders.

Article XV (Reserved)

§ 185-79 through § 185-93. (Reserved)

Article XVI (Reserved)

§ 185-94 through § 185-109. (Reserved)

Article XVII Supplemental Regulations

§ 185-110 Prohibited activities.

§ 185-111 Condominiums.

§ 185-112 Sewage disposal.

§ 185-113 Accessory uses and structures.

§ 185-114 Sale of produce in residential districts.

§ 185-115 Outdoor storage.

§ 185-116 Keeping of horses.

§ 185-117 through § 185-118. (Reserved)

§ 185-119 Swimming pools.

§ 185-120 Supplemental setback restrictions.

§ 185-121 Fences and hedges.

§ 185-122 Private roads and common driveways.

§ 185-123 Driveways in public right-of-way.

§ 185-124 Places of worship.

§ 185-125 Recreational land and open space required.

§ 185-126 Telecommunications towers.

§ 185-127 Satellite antennas.

§ 185-128 Amateur radio communications antennas.

§ 185-129 Types of single- and two-family dwellings.

§ 185-130 Amusement centers and devices.

§ 185-130.1 Mining and excavations.

§ 185-131 Ponds.

§ 185-132 Chimney guards.

§ 185-133 Schools.

§ 185-133.1 Trash and recycling removal in residential zones.

Article XVIII Signs, Awnings and Canopies

§ 185-134 Signs in residential districts.

§ 185-135 (Reserved)

§ 185-136 Signs in Light Industrial District.

§ 185-137 Signs in High Technology and Office Park District.

§ 185-138 Signs in Commercial and C-2 Commercial Districts.

§ 185-139 Temporary signs.

§ 185-140 Awnings and canopies.

§ 185-141 Illumination of sites, signs and buildings.

Article XIX Planning Board

§ 185-142 Creation and appointment.

§ 185-143 Powers and duties.

§ 185-144 Cluster development authorization.

Article XX Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 185-145 Creation and appointment.

§ 185-146 Powers and duties.

Article XXI Design Review and Historic Preservation Board

§ 185-147 Creation and appointment.

§ 185-148 Qualifications of members.

§ 185-149 Terms of members; removal; filling of vacancies.

§ 185-150 Powers and duties.

§ 185-151 Coordination with Planning Board.

§ 185-152 Records.

Article XXII (Reserved)

§ 185-153 through § 185-159. (Reserved)

Article XXIII Environmental Board

§ 185-160 Purpose and findings.

§ 185-161 Creation.

§ 185-162 Composition and terms.

§ 185-163 Officers, meetings and committees.

§ 185-164 Powers and duties.

Article XXIV Parks and Recreation Board

§ 185-165 Purpose and findings.

§ 185-166 Creation.

§ 185-167 Membership; terms of office.

§ 185-168 Officers and meetings.

§ 185-169 Powers and duties.

Article XXV Special Use Permits

§ 185-170 Authorization.

§ 185-171 Application.

§ 185-172 Notice.

§ 185-173 Public hearing.

§ 185-174 Determination of impact.

§ 185-175 Decision.

§ 185-176 Conditions on permit.

§ 185-177 Burden of proof.

§ 185-178 Permit required for expansions or additions.

§ 185-179 Revocation of special use permit.

Article XXVI Variances

§ 185-180 Authorization.

§ 185-181 Burden of proof.

Article XXVIA Subdivisions

§ 185-182 Subdivision approval.

Article XXVII Temporary Activity Permit

§ 185-182.1 Issuance; conditions.

§ 185-182.2 Determination of impact.

§ 185-182.3 Mitigation of impact.

§ 185-182.4 Revocation of permit.

§ 185-182.5 Number and duration of permits.

§ 185-182.6 Renewal of permit.

Article XXVIII Landscape Alteration and Drainage Permits

§ 185-183 Purpose.

§ 185-184 Applicability.

§ 185-185 Permit required; exemptions.

§ 185-186 Permit application process.

§ 185-187 Issuance for violations.

§ 185-188 Restoration of site.

Article XXIX Site Plan Approval

§ 185-189 Purpose.

§ 185-190 Approval required.

§ 185-191 Preliminary application submission requirements.

§ 185-192 Preliminary approval.

§ 185-193 Final site plan application and approval.

§ 185-194 Design; access; landscaping.

§ 185-194.1 Duration of site plan approval.

§ 185-195 Consolidated review.

Article XXX Landmarks, Historic Districts and Certificates of Appropriateness

§ 185-195.1 Purpose; intent.

§ 185-195.2 List of inventoried structures.

§ 185-195.3 Designation of landmarks.

§ 185-196 Certificate of appropriateness required.

§ 185-197 Criteria for approval of certificate of appropriateness.

§ 185-198 Application procedure.

§ 185-199 Hardship.

§ 185-200 Enforcement.

§ 185-201 Maintenance and repair required.

§ 185-202 Penalties for offenses.

§ 185-203 Appeals.

Article XXXI Design Review

§ 185-204 Findings and purpose.

§ 185-205 Design review required.

§ 185-206 Time for decision.

§ 185-207 Appeals.

§ 185-208 through § 185-223. (Reserved)

Article XXXII Nonconforming Structures and Uses

§ 185-224 Purpose and general provisions.

§ 185-225 Nonconforming single-family residential and farm structures.

§ 185-226 Nonconforming structures other than single-family residential and farm structures.

§ 185-227 Nonconforming single-family residential and farm uses.

§ 185-228 Nonconforming uses other than single-family residential and farm uses.

§ 185-229 Termination of a nonconforming use.

Article XXXIII Incentive Zoning

§ 185-230 Purpose and objectives.

§ 185-231 Authority.

§ 185-232 Applicability.

§ 185-233 Definitions.

§ 185-234 Permitted incentives.

§ 185-235 Community benefits or amenities.

§ 185-236 Special conditions.

§ 185-237 Criteria and procedure for approval.

Article XXXIV Land Acquisition

§ 185-238 Purpose.

§ 185-239 Authority.

§ 185-240 Applicability.

§ 185-241 Definitions.

§ 185-242 Procedure.

§ 185-243 Valuation for taxation.

§ 185-244 Penalty for violation or cancellation.