Town of Rotterdam, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Rotterdam 8-24-1988 by L.L. No. 6-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 90.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 116.
Fees — See Ch. 126.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 134.
Housing and building standards — See Ch. 154.
Racetracks — See Ch. 222.
Seasonal Sales — See Ch. 228.
Sewers — See Ch. 230.
Solid waste — See Ch. 244.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 249.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 252.
Trailers — See Ch. 260.
270a Table 1
Article I General Provisions

§ 270-1 Statutory authority.

§ 270-2 Purpose.

§ 270-3 Title.

Article II Word Usage and Definitions

§ 270-4 Word usage.

§ 270-5 Definitions.

Article III Zoning Districts; Zoning Map; Boundaries

§ 270-6 Districts enumerated.

§ 270-7 Zoning Map.

§ 270-8 Interpretation of boundaries.

Article IV General Requirements

§ 270-9 Compliance required.

§ 270-10 Lots.

§ 270-11 Yards.

§ 270-12 Visibility at intersections.

§ 270-13 Minimum floor area; interior volume.

§ 270-14 Public utilities.

§ 270-15 Accessory uses, buildings and structures.

§ 270-15.1 Limitations on principal uses.

§ 270-15.2 Accessory home-care units in single-family dwellings.

§ 270-15.3 Erosion and sediment control.

Article V A Agricultural District

§ 270-16 Applicable regulations.

§ 270-17 Permitted uses.

§ 270-18 Special uses.

§ 270-19 Accessory uses.

§ 270-20 Maximum building height.

§ 270-21 Yard and property line requirements.

§ 270-22 Lot area.

§ 270-23 Lot coverage.

§ 270-24 Parking.

§ 270-25 Additional regulations.

Article VI R-1 One-Family Residential District

§ 270-26 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-27 Permitted uses.

§ 270-28 Special uses.

§ 270-29 Accessory uses.

§ 270-30 Maximum building height.

§ 270-31 Lot area.

§ 270-32 Lot coverage.

§ 270-33 Yard requirements.

§ 270-34 Parking.

§ 270-35 Additional uses.

Article VII R-2 Two-Family Residential District

§ 270-36 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-37 Permitted uses.

§ 270-38 Special uses.

§ 270-39 Accessory uses.

§ 270-40 Maximum building height.

§ 270-41 Lot area.

§ 270-42 Lot coverage.

§ 270-43 Yard requirements.

§ 270-44 Parking.

Article VIII R-3 Multiple-Family District

§ 270-45 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-46 Permitted uses.

§ 270-46.1 (Reserved)

§ 270-46.2 (Reserved)

§ 270-46.3 (Reserved)

§ 270-46.4 (Reserved)

§ 270-46.5 Special uses.

§ 270-47 Accessory uses.

§ 270-48 Maximum building height.

§ 270-49 Lot area.

§ 270-50 Lot coverage.

§ 270-51 Yard requirements.

§ 270-52 Design requirements.

§ 270-53 Parking.

Article VIIIA R-4 Small One-Family and Townhouse Residential District

§ 270-53.1 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-53.2 Purpose; Town services.

§ 270-53.3 Permitted uses.

§ 270-53.4 Special uses.

§ 270-53.5 Accessory uses.

§ 270-53.6 Maximum building height.

§ 270-53.7 Municipal water; septic systems; lot area.

§ 270-53.8 Lot coverage.

§ 270-53.9 Yard requirements.

§ 270-53.10 Parking.

§ 270-53.11 Additional standards for zero-lot-line dwellings.

§ 270-53.12 Waivers to roadway-width standards.

Article IX B-1 Retail Business District

§ 270-54 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-55 Permitted uses.

§ 270-56 Special uses.

§ 270-57 Accessory uses.

§ 270-58 Maximum building height.

§ 270-59 Lot area.

§ 270-60 Lot coverage.

§ 270-61 Yard requirements.

§ 270-62 Parking.

Article X B-2 General Business District

§ 270-63 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-64 Permitted uses.

§ 270-65 Special uses.

§ 270-66 Accessory uses.

§ 270-67 Maximum building height.

§ 270-68 Lot area; lot coverage; yard requirements.

§ 270-69 Parking.

§ 270-70 Additional regulations.

Article XA C-1 Corporate Commerce District

§ 270-70.1 Purpose.

§ 270-70.2 Permitted uses.

§ 270-70.3 Special uses.

§ 270-70.4 Space and bulk standards.

§ 270-70.5 Development standards.

§ 270-70.6 Nonconforming uses, buildings and structures.

Article XI I-1 Light Industrial District

§ 270-71 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-72 Permitted uses.

§ 270-73 Special uses.

§ 270-74 Accessory uses.

§ 270-75 Prohibited uses.

§ 270-76 Maximum building height.

§ 270-77 Lot area.

§ 270-78 Lot coverage.

§ 270-79 Yard requirements.

§ 270-80 Parking.

§ 270-81 Additional regulations.

Article XII I-2 Heavy Industrial District

§ 270-82 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-83 Permitted uses.

§ 270-84 Special uses.

§ 270-84.1 Accessory uses.

§ 270-85 Prohibited uses.

§ 270-86 Maximum building height.

§ 270-87 Lot area.

§ 270-88 Lot coverage.

§ 270-89 Yard requirements.

§ 270-90 Parking.

§ 270-91 Additional regulations.

Article XIIA LC Land Conservation Overlay District

§ 270-91.1 Purpose.

§ 270-91.2 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-91.3 Permitted uses.

§ 270-91.4 Special uses.

Article XIIA1 Conservation Easements

§ 270-91.5 Purpose and intent.

§ 270-91.6 Term of easement.

§ 270-91.7 Evaluation.

§ 270-91.8 Enforcement.

§ 270-91.9 Additional structures.

§ 270-91.10 Donor donations.

§ 270-91.11 Review by other agencies.

§ 270-91.12 Public hearing.

§ 270-91.13 Recording.

Article XIII PRD Planned Residential Development District

§ 270-92 Legislative intent; objectives.

§ 270-93 Minimum site size.

§ 270-94 Single and multiple ownership of land.

§ 270-95 Location.

§ 270-96 Common open space.

§ 270-97 Permitted uses.

§ 270-98 Standards and criteria.

§ 270-99 Establishment of homeowners' association.

§ 270-100 Modification of specifications.

§ 270-101 Site requirements.

§ 270-102 Design standards.

§ 270-103 Street and sidewalk design.

§ 270-104 Parking.

§ 270-105 Landscaping.

§ 270-106 Street signs, street furniture and streetlighting.

§ 270-107 Application and approval procedure.

§ 270-108 Amendments.

Article XIV AO Aquifer Overlay District

§ 270-109 Purpose.

§ 270-110 Mapping; requirements to apply.

§ 270-111 Review of actions.

§ 270-112 Decisions by resolution.

§ 270-113 Standards for approval of proposed action.

§ 270-114 Use requirements and limitations.

§ 270-115 Description of Aquifer Overlay District.

Article XV FH Flood Hazard District

§ 270-116 Purpose.

§ 270-117 Special uses.

§ 270-118 Accessory uses.

§ 270-119 Maximum building height.

§ 270-120 Yard requirements.

§ 270-121 Lot area.

§ 270-122 Lot coverage.

§ 270-123 Parking.

§ 270-124 Additional regulations.

Article XVI F-1 Floodway Channel District

§ 270-125 Permitted uses.

§ 270-126 Restrictions.

§ 270-127 Mapping; requirements to apply.

Article XVII Site Plan Approval

§ 270-128 Statutory authorization.

§ 270-129 Purpose.

§ 270-130 Uses requiring site plan approval.

§ 270-131 Application and transmittal.

§ 270-132 Materials to be submitted; exemptions.

§ 270-133 Review of application; decision.

§ 270-134 Final site plan approval.

§ 270-135 Performance guaranty and security requirements.

§ 270-136 Inspection.

§ 270-137 Compliance with special use procedures.

§ 270-137.1 Application and fees.

Article XVIII Specific Use Regulations

§ 270-138 Accessory structures and uses.

§ 270-139 Welding.

§ 270-140 Commercial extraction of topsoil, sand, gravel or stone.

§ 270-140.1 Mining.

§ 270-141 Unenclosed spray painting.

§ 270-142 Outdoor storage and dumping of waste.

§ 270-143 Fences.

§ 270-144 Motor vehicle sales.

§ 270-145 Motor vehicle repair establishments.

§ 270-145.1 Motor vehicle fuel filling stations.

§ 270-146 Convenience stores.

§ 270-147 Ski areas.

§ 270-148 Towers.

§ 270-149 Off-street parking.

§ 270-150 Off-street loading.

§ 270-151 Signs.

§ 270-151.1 Political signs.

§ 270-152 Billboards.

§ 270-153 (Reserved)

§ 270-153.1 Nonconforming uses.

§ 270-153.2 Nonconforming buildings and structures.

§ 270-154 Unsafe buildings and structures.

§ 270-155 Town and public district uses.

§ 270-156 Lighting.

§ 270-157 Home occupations.

§ 270-158 Mobile home parks.

§ 270-159 Temporary construction sheds and trailers.

§ 270-160 Storage of travel trailers.

§ 270-161 Factory-manufactured homes.

§ 270-162 Landfill operations.

Article XIX Special Use Permits

§ 270-163 Purpose.

§ 270-164 Authorization.

§ 270-165 Application procedure.

§ 270-166 Conditions to be imposed.

§ 270-167 Standards for granting permits; additional requirements.

§ 270-168 Special uses considered lawful.

§ 270-169 Expiration; amendments; resubmission.

Article XX Administration and Enforcement

§ 270-170 Designation of enforcement official.

§ 270-171 Powers and duties of Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 270-172 (Reserved)

§ 270-173 (Reserved)

§ 270-174 Amendments.

§ 270-175 Notice of public hearing; written notification; posting.

§ 270-176 Fees.

§ 270-177 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ 270-178 Amendment referrals.

§ 270-179 Planning Board.

§ 270-180 Penalties for offenses; enforcement actions.

§ 270-181 Complaints.

§ 270-182 Compliance with SEQRA.

Article XXI Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 270-183 Interpretation of provisions.

Article XXII Schenectady Intermunicipal Watershed Rules and Regulations

§ 270-184 Applicability.

§ 270-185 Definitions.

§ 270-186 General provisions.

§ 270-187 Zone IV, Tributary Watershed Zone.

§ 270-188 Zone III, General Aquifer Recharge Zone.

§ 270-189 Zone II, Primary Recharge Zone.

§ 270-190 Zone I, Wellhead Protection Zone.

§ 270-191 Inspections.

§ 270-192 Variances.

§ 270-193 Penalties for offenses.

§ 270-194 Amendments.

§ 270-195 Severability.

§ 270-196 Administrative procedures.

Article XXIII RA Residential Agricultural District

§ 270-197 Regulations to apply.

§ 270-198 Permitted uses.

§ 270-199 Special uses.

§ 270-200 Accessory uses.

§ 270-201 Maximum building height.

§ 270-202 Lot area.

§ 270-203 Lot coverage.

§ 270-204 Yard requirements.

§ 270-205 Parking.

§ 270-206 Additional uses.

Article XXIV Conservation Advisory Council

§ 270-207 Legislative intent.

§ 270-208 Membership; terms of office.

§ 270-209 Officers, meetings and committees.

§ 270-210 Powers and duties of Council.

§ 270-211 Reports.

§ 270-212 Compensation and expenses.

§ 270-213 Construction.

Article XXV Supplemental Regulations

§ 270-214 Adult entertainment uses.

Article XXVI Erosion and Sediment Control

§ 270-215 Requirements and regulations.

Article XXVII Swimming Pools

§ 270-216 Yard and property line requirements.

§ 270-217 Fencing.

§ 270-218 Soundproofing of filters.

§ 270-219 (Reserved)

Article XXVIII (Reserved)

§ 270-220 through § 270-224. (Reserved)

Article XXIX Illicit Discharges, Activities and Connections to Separate Storm Sewer System

§ 270-225 Purpose; intent.

§ 270-226 Definitions.

§ 270-227 Applicability.

§ 270-228 Responsibility for administration.

§ 270-229 Severability.

§ 270-230 Discharge prohibitions; exceptions.

§ 270-231 Failing individual sewage treatment systems prohibited.

§ 270-232 Activities contaminating stormwater prohibited.

§ 270-233 Prevention, control and reduction of stormwater pollutants.

§ 270-234 Suspension of access to MS4.

§ 270-235 Industrial or construction activity discharges.

§ 270-236 Applicability; access to facilities; monitoring of discharges.

§ 270-237 Notification of spills.

§ 270-238 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

§ 270-239 Appeal of notice of violation.

§ 270-240 Corrective measures after appeal.

§ 270-241 Injunctive relief.

§ 270-242 Alternative remedies.

§ 270-243 Violations deemed a public nuisance.

§ 270-244 Remedies not exclusive.

Article XXX Alternate Members

§ 270-245 Alternate members.