Town of Huntington, NY
Suffolk County

§ 198-34 I-1 Light Industry District.

A. 
Use regulations. In a light industry district, no building or premises shall be used and no building shall be erected or structurally altered to be used for any other than one (1) of the following uses:
[Amended 8-13-1974 by Ord. No. 74-ZC-50]
(1) 
Farming, floriculture, nurseries and greenhouses and dairies.
(2) 
Laboratories for scientific and industrial research, testing and development.
(3) 
Office buildings and banking institutions, provided that such banking institutions are located within or constitute a portion of the structure of an office building and do not occupy more than twenty (20%) percent of the gross floor space of such structure.
(4) 
Cold storage plant, pasteurizing plant or creamery.
(5) 
Warehousing and distributing plant, but not including the outdoor storage of goods or materials and not including the storage or sale of lumber, ice, coal, petroleum or petroleum products as a principal use.
(6) 
Light industrial uses in which the principal activity shall be the manufacture, intermediate processing or assembly of goods for consumer use as follows:
(a) 
Manufacture, storage or distribution of food products, including beverage blending or bottling, bakery products, candy manufacture, ice cream and dairy products, fruits and vegetables, but not including distillation of beverages or slaughtering and meat packing.
(b) 
Manufacture of cigars and cigarettes.
(c) 
Manufacture of textiles, leather goods and clothing.
(d) 
Publishing, printing, bookbinding.
(e) 
Manufacture or assembly of furniture and cabinets.
(f) 
Manufacture or assembly of toys, games, musical instruments, watches, clocks.
(g) 
Manufacture, assembly or repair of mechanical, optical, photographic, scientific, electrical or electronic instruments,
(h) 
Compounding of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
(i) 
A light manufacturing use of the same general character as those specifically permitted in this section when authorized as a special exception by the Board of Appeals and upon a finding by the Board that such use is a light industrial use as defined in this chapter. In addition, the Board shall make findings pursuant to § 198-66 of this chapter.
(7) 
Municipal or Town use permitted in a residence district.[1]
[1]:
Editor's Note: Original Subsection (8), which immediately followed this subsection and permitted certain accessory residential uses, was deleted and repealed 12-16-1969 by Ord. No. 69-ZC-1.
(8) 
Uses clearly accessory and incidental to a permitted use, including but not limited to the following:
(a) 
Buildings for the storage of materials necessary to a permitted use.
(b) 
Retail sale of the products of a permitted use, provided such products are manufactured, assembled or produced on the premises.
(c) 
Employee cafeteria or restaurant.
(d) 
Signs as regulated in Article XIV.
(9) 
Day-care centers, where said use occupies no less than five thousand (5,000) square feet and is in compliance with the Suffolk County Department of Health and Services and all applicable state and county laws and with the following:
[Added 2-23-1993 by Ord. No. 93-ZC-300]
(a) 
All outdoor areas shall be fenced. Such fencing shall not be within ten (10) feet of any parking area or driveway, nor within five (5) feet of any property line nor within ten (10) feet of any residence district boundary.
(b) 
Adequate drop-off and pickup areas, as required by the Town Planning Board, and parking spaces, as required in § 198-47 for day care centers, must be provided.
(10) 
Business or trade schools.
[Added 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997]
(11) 
Radio, recording, television or motion-picture production studios and stations, provided that antenna towers shall be set back from all property lines a distance at least equal to the height of the tower plus fifty (50) feet.
[Added 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997]
(12) 
Libraries, museums and art galleries.
[Added 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997]
B. 
Number and uses of warehouse occupants. A building or premises shall be used for not more than six (6) occupants engaged principally in warehouse activities. Each separate warehouse occupant shall occupy no less than five thousand (5,000) square feet of building gross floor area.
[Added 2-25-1975 by Ord. No. 75-ZC-52; amended 2-23-1992 by Ord. No. 93-ZC-300; 6-6-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-4]
C. 
Off-street parking regulations. See Article VII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No parking area shall be located within fifty (50) feet of a residence district boundary or within twenty-five (25) feet of side and rear lot lines.
[Amended 5-12-1970 by Ord. No. 70-ZC-95]
(2) 
No parking area shall be located within a required front yard, except that space for not more than ten (10) automobiles may be so located, provided that such space shall not be within fifty (50) feet of a front lot line.
D. 
Off-street loading regulations. See Article VIII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No off-street loading area shall be located within a required front yard nor within fifty (50) feet of a residence district boundary.
E. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No building other than a detached accessory dwelling shall be located within one hundred (100) feet of a residence district boundary.
(2) 
Side and rear yards for detached accessory dwellings shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet.
(3) 
Notwithstanding § 198-55 of the Town Code, in order to make accommodations for heating, air-conditioning, electrical and ventilation systems, as well as computer network equipment and wiring between floors, the Planning Board may approve a building in the I-1 Light Industry District with a maximum height of no more than fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building. This provision shall accommodate no more than four (4) stories within the specified height and in no way increase the gross floor area or building lot coverage that could otherwise be achieved. Any building proposed to be greater than forty-five (45) feet in height, whether existing or new, must be one hundred and fifty (150) feet or more from any and all residence district boundaries.
[Added 10-7-1998 by L.L. No. 35-1998; amended 10-6-2006 by L.L. No. 29-2006]
(4) 
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 198-55, for buildings that meet all of the following criteria in the I-1 Light Industrial District, the number of stories shall be increased from four (4) to six (6) stories and the maximum height from fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building to ninety (90) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building.
[Added 10-6-2006 by L.L. No. 29-2006]
(a) 
Minimum lot area of ten (10) acres; and
(b) 
The lot coverage for the principal building (excluding all parking structures) on site does not exceed twenty-five (25%) percent of the lot area, and the lot area, and the lot coverage for all buildings and structures (including parking structures) does not exceed fifty (50%) percent of the lot area; and
[Amended 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
(c) 
The building may be increased one (1) foot in height for every two (2) feet the building exceeds the front yard setback up to a maximum of ninety (90) feet above such finished grade; and
(d) 
The building has direct access to the Long Island Expressway or its service roads; and
(e) 
The building may be increased one (1) story beyond the four-story requirement to a maximum of six (6) stories, for every thirty (30) feet the building exceeds the front yard setback; and
(f) 
Any exterior wall fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building or higher must be at least two hundred and fifty (250) feet from the boundary of any residential zone.
[Amended 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
(g) 
Main buildings shall attain a Silver certified rating in accordance with the most recent version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Commercial Green Building Rating System, or other LEED Rating System, approved by the U.S. Green Building Board. The project site plan shall include a Green Building Project Checklist certifying the LEED credits the project will receive in order to attain the Silver certified rating.
[Added 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
F. 
Supplementary use regulations and conditionally permitted uses. See Article XI. In addition, the following may be allowed subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Board so authorized pursuant to § 198-66 of this chapter.
[Amended 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997]
(1) 
Concert halls and centers for the performing arts, provided that:
(a) 
The subject property shall have more than one (1) street frontage.
(b) 
The subject property is neither adjacent to nor is it across the street from residentially zoned property.
(c) 
All required area, parking and building setbacks and height and bulk regulations enumerated elsewhere in this chapter shall be adhered to, with the further stipulation that building lot coverage shall not exceed twenty-five (25%) percent.
(2) 
Commercial athletic recreation and training facilities, including but not limited to bowling alleys; racquetball, tennis and handball courts; swimming and diving pools; skating rinks; velodromes; gymnastics arenas; and soccer, baseball, softball, climbing and handball facilities; but not to include miniature golf or golf facilities, game centers or other places of amusement or outdoor go-cart or similar outdoor mechanized sports tracks, provided that:
[Amended 7-1-1999 by L.L. No. 12-1999; 10-26-2004 by L.L. No. 35-2004]
(a) 
The subject property is neither adjacent to or across the street from any residentially zoned property, except that the latter may be waived when all activities are conducted within the building and/or when the entire enterprise has no greater than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of gross floor area.
(b) 
All required area, parking and building setback and bulk regulations shall be adhered to.
(c) 
Buildings shall be limited to two (2) stories in height, but may be erected to a height in excess of that permitted for the district, provided that all minimum yard requirements shall be increased one (1) foot for each foot of height in excess of the limit for the district, but no building shall exceed a height of seventy-five (75) feet.
(d) 
Any outdoor courts, playing fields or viewing areas shall be prohibited from locating in a required front yard and shall furthermore be subject to the same buffer requirements as required for parking areas in the I-1 District.
(e) 
Accessory sales of athletic equipment shall be limited to the equipment for the specific athletic activity and shall not utilize more than one (1%) percent of the gross floor area of the facility nor more than one thousand (1,000) square feet, whichever is the lesser. Any snack bar shall be subject to the same size limits; however, if a restaurant is a component of the facility, then it shall occupy no more than twenty-five (25%) percent of the gross floor area of the primary use or five thousand (5,000) square feet whichever is the lesser of the two (2).
(3) 
Restaurants and food shops (but not to include drive-thru windows); personal service shops limited to hair cutting, nail salons, shoe repair, tailoring or dry-cleaning pickup stations; the retail sales of newspapers and magazines; card stores; candy (confectionery) stores; and health and racquet clubs, provided that:
[Added 9-24-2002 by L.L. No. 48-2002; amended 11-19-2002 by L.L. No. 60-2002]
(a) 
Such accessory uses are located within office buildings containing no less than one hundred thousand (100,000) square feet of gross floor area and comprise in total, for all such accessory uses, no more than ten (10%) percent of the floor area of the building nor more than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of gross floor area, whichever is the lesser.
(b) 
All eating establishments shall in no case, in aggregate, occupy more than ten thousand (10,000) square feet of gross floor area.
(c) 
If adjacent to residentially zoned land, no portion of the building may be within two hundred (200) feet of such residentially zoned land.
(d) 
Signage shall be limited to that permitted by § 198-92D, and no variance from any of the requirements of the Sign Ordinance shall be permitted.
(e) 
No additional parking shall be required for such permitted accessory restaurant, personal service, retail or health club use, and all parking shall be provided at the rate required for the office use of the building. Any variance of required parking and/or required parking buffers and/or setbacks to allow the uses in this subsection, shall foreclose any and all such uses.
(4) 
Restaurants, but not to include drive-thru windows in industrial buildings, provided the following:
[Added 9-24-2002 by L.L. No. 48-2002; amended 11-19-2002 by L.L. No. 60-2002]
(a) 
Such accessory restaurants are located within industrial buildings containing no less than one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) square feet of gross floor area and occupy no more than twelve thousand five hundred (12,500) square feet in the existing footprint of the gross floor area for all such establishments.
[Amended 1-7-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
(b) 
Signage shall be limited to that which is permitted by § 198-92D, and no variance from any of the requirements of the Sign Ordinance shall be permitted.
(c) 
If adjacent to residentially zoned land, no portion of the building shall be within two hundred (200) feet of such residentially zoned land.
(d) 
No additional parking shall be required for the accessory restaurant use of a portion of the building, and all parking shall be provided at the rate required for the industrial use of the building. Any variance of required parking and/or required parking buffers and/or setbacks to allow the uses in this subsection, shall foreclose any and all such uses.
G. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
H. 
Site development plan. Building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board at the Planning Department before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plan and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit shall be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 73-ZC-45]
I. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-98]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.

§ 198-35 I-2 Light Industry District.

A. 
Use regulations. In the I-2 Light Industry District, a building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the I-1 Light Industry District.
B. 
Number and uses of warehouse occupants. A building or premises shall be used for not more than six (6) occupants engaged principally in warehousing activities. Each separate warehouse occupant shall occupy no less than five thousand (5,000) square feet of building gross floor area.
[Added 2-25-1975 by Ord. No. 75-ZC-52; 6-6-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-94]
C. 
Off-street parking regulations. See Article VII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No parking area shall be located within fifty (50) feet of a residence district boundary.
(2) 
No parking area shall be located within a required front yard, except that space for not more than ten (10) automobiles may be so located, provided that such space shall not be within twenty (20) feet of a front lot line.
D. 
Off-street loading regulations for permitted uses. See Article VIII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No off-street loading area shall be located within a required front yard nor within fifty (50) feet of a residence district boundary.
E. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No building other than a detached accessory dwelling shall be located within one hundred (100) feet of a residence district boundary.
(2) 
Side and rear yards for detached accessory dwellings shall not be less than twenty five (25) feet.
(3) 
Notwithstanding § 198-55 of the Town Code, in order to make accommodations for heating, air-conditioning, electrical and ventilation systems, as well as computer networking equipment and wiring between floors, the Planning Board may approve a building in the I-2 Light Industry District with a maximum height of no more than fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building. This provision shall accommodate no more than four (4) stories within the specified height and in no way increase the gross floor area or building lot coverage that could otherwise be achieved. Any building proposed to be greater than forty-five (45) feet in height, whether existing or new, must be one hundred and fifty (150) feet or more from all residence district boundaries.
[Added 10-6-2006 by L.L. No. 29-2006]
(4) 
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 198-55, for buildings that meet all of the following criteria in the I-2 Light Industrial District, the number of stories shall be increased from four (4) to six (6) stories and the maximum height from fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building to ninety (90) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building.
[Added 10-6-2006 by L.L. No. 29-2006]
(a) 
Minimum lot area of ten (10) acres; and
(b) 
The lot coverage for the principal building (excluding all parking structures) on site does not exceed twenty-five (25%) percent of the lot area, and the lot coverage for all buildings and structures (including parking structures) does not exceed fifty (50%) percent of the lot area; and
[Amended 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
(c) 
The building may be increased one (1) foot in height for every two (2) feet the building exceeds the front yard setback up to a maximum of ninety (90) feet above such finished grade; and
(d) 
The building has direct access to the Long Island Expressway or its service roads; and
(e) 
The building may be increased one (1) story beyond the four-story requirement to a maximum of six (6) stories, for every thirty (30) feet the building exceeds the front yard setback; and
(f) 
Any exterior wall fifty-eight (58) feet above the finished grade as measured from the base of the building or higher must be at least two hundred and fifty (250) feet from the boundary of any residential zone.
[Amended 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
(g) 
Main buildings shall attain a Silver certified rating in accordance with the most recent version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Commercial Green Building Rating System, or other LEED Rating System approved by the U.S. Green Building Board. The project site plan shall include a Green Building Project Checklist certifying the LEED credits the project will receive in order to attain the Silver certified rating.
[Added 6-11-2008 by L.L. No. 18-2008]
F. 
Supplementary use regulations and conditionally permitted uses. See Article XI. In addition, the following may be allowed subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Zoning Board of Appeals pursuant to § 198-66.
[Amended 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997]
(1) 
Commercial athletic recreation and training facilities as identified and limited in § 198-34F(2)(a) through (d) inclusive.
[Added 10-6-2006 by L.L. No. 29-2006]
G. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
H. 
Site development plans. Building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board at the Planning Department before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plan and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit shall be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 73-ZC-45]
I. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-198]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.

§ 198-36 I-3 Light Industry District.

A. 
Use regulations. In the I-3 Light Industry District, a building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the I-1 Light Industry District.
B. 
Off-street parking regulations for permitted uses. See Article VII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No parking area shall be located within twenty (20) feet of a residence district boundary.
(2) 
No parking area shall be located within a required front yard, except that space for not more than ten (10) automobiles may be so located, provided that such space shall not be within twenty (20) feet of a front lot line.
C. 
Off-street loading regulations for permitted uses. See Article VIII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No off-street loading area shall be located within a required front yard nor within twenty (20) feet of a residence district boundary.
D. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No building other than a detached accessory dwelling shall be located within fifty (50) feet of a rear lot line where such line abuts a residence district boundary.
(2) 
Side and rear yards for detached accessory dwellings shall not be less than twenty five (25) feet.
E. 
Supplementary use regulations and conditionally permitted uses. See Article XI. In addition, the following may be allowed subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Zoning Board of Appeals pursuant to § 198-66.
[Amended 3-2-2004 by L.L. No. 8-2004]
(1) 
Commercial athletic recreation and training facilities as identified and limited in § 198-34F(2)(a) through (d) inclusive, provided that all such uses are confined to the interior of a building. No athletic activities shall be conducted outside a building, in this district because of the minimum lot size and proximity to residential development.
F. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
G. 
Site development plan. Building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board at the Planning Department before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plans and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit shall be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 73-ZC-45]
H. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-198]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.

§ 198-37 I-4 Light Industry District.

A. 
Use regulations. In the 1-4 Light Industry District, a building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the I-1 Light Industry District as specified and limited in § 198-34.
(2) 
Lumberyards, furniture and cabinet manufacture, but not general woodworking mills.
(3) 
Laundries, dry-cleaning establishments and dyeing works, subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Board of Appeals on findings by the Board pursuant to § 198-66.
B. 
Off-street parking regulations for permitted uses. See Article VII.
C. 
Off-street loading regulations for permitted uses. See Article VIII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No off-street loading area shall be located within a required front yard.
D. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
Towers and penthouses for the enclosure of machinery may be erected to a height not exceeding fifty (50) feet but shall not exceed four hundred (400) square feet of ground area covered in any case.
E. 
Supplementary use regulations and conditionally permitted uses. See Article XI. In addition, the following may be allowed subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Zoning Board of Appeals pursuant to § 198-66.
[Amended 3-2-2004 by L.L. No. 8-2004]
(1) 
Commercial athletic recreation and training facilities as identified and limited in § 198-34F(2)(a) through (d) inclusive, provided that all such uses are confined to the interior of a building. No athletic activities shall be conducted outside a building, in this district because of the minimum lot size and proximity to residential development.
F. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
G. 
Site development plan. Building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board at the Planning Department before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plans and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit shall be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 73-ZC-45]
H. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-198]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.

§ 198-38 I-5 General Industry District.

A. 
Use regulations. In the I-5 General Industry District, a building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
(1) 
Uses permitted in the I-1 Light Industry District.
(2) 
Municipal storage and repair garages, municipal animal shelters, municipal incinerators.
(3) 
Warehousing, wholesaling and storage yards, including lumberyards, building material and supply yards or contractors' equipment yards, provided that no storage or display of materials or goods shall be permitted in a required front yard nor within five (5) feet of any other property line or ten (10) feet of a residence district boundary. No storage shall extend above the height of the building nor shall it be greater than eight (8) feet in height when within twenty-five (25) feet of any residence district boundary. Storage containers shall provide the same setbacks as required for buildings pursuant to §§ 198-38 and 198-58F, whichever may be greater. No storage of any kind shall be allowed within twenty-five (25) feet of a front property line that is across the street from residential uses, and a dense evergreen buffer shall be required along such a property line(s). Landscaping along all other property lines shall be required in accordance with the Subdivision Regulations and Site improvement Specifications, by the Planning Board, during site plan review and approval.
[Amended 9-7-1999 by L.L. No. 14-1999]
(4) 
Retail business establishments where permitted as a special exception by the Board of Appeals on findings pursuant to § 198-66.
(5) 
Public utility facilities and installations, but not including generating stations.
(6) 
Industrial uses not specifically mentioned elsewhere in this section, subject to the issuance of a special use permit by the Board of Appeals on findings pursuant to § 198-66. Such uses may include generally the storage and distribution of goods and the manufacturing, compounding, processing or packaging of products from raw materials processed elsewhere, provided that no nuisance or hazard shall be exerted upon residential districts by reason of fire or explosion, toxic or corrosive fumes, gas, smoke, odor, radioactivity or offensive noise, vibration or effluent.
(7) 
Automobile wrecking and the baling, storage or processing of junk, scrap metal, paper and similar material where permitted as a special exception by the Board of Appeals upon findings by the Board pursuant to § 198-66.[1] No such activity shall be conducted within two hundred (200) feet of a residence district boundary and the entire premises devoted to such use shall be enclosed within a solid fence or planting screen not less than eight (8) feet in height. All baling and compressing shall be conducted indoors.
[1]:
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 130, Junkyards.
(8) 
Advertising signs as regulated in Article XIV.
(9) 
Accessory buildings and uses, including but not limited to storage buildings, identification signs as regulated in Article XIV, retail outlets accessory to a permitted industrial use, off-street parking and loading areas.
B. 
Off-street parking regulations for permitted uses. See Article VII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No parking area shall be located within twenty (20) feet of a residence district boundary.
C. 
Off-street loading regulations for permitted uses. See Article VIII. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
No off-street loading area shall be located within a required front yard nor within twenty (20) feet of a residence district boundary.
D. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
A principal building may exceed forty-five (45) feet in height, provided that the depth of all required yards shall be increased two (2) feet for each foot of height in excess of forty-five (45) feet, but no building shall exceed seventy-five (75) feet in any case.
E. 
Supplementary use regulations and conditionally permitted uses. See Article XI.
F. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
G. 
Site development plan. Any and all building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plans and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit may be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Added 12-4-1991 by Ord. No. 91-ZC-266]
H. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-198]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.

§ 198-39 I-6 Generating Station District.

A. 
Use regulations. In the I-6 Generating Station District, a building or premises shall be used only for the following purposes:
(1) 
Generation of electrical energy, including facilities and appurtenances for the transmission and distribution thereof in the Town of Huntington and to other places, by a corporation subject to the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission of the State of New York.
(2) 
Municipal uses and buildings.
(3) 
Accessory buildings and uses, including but not limited to the storage of fuel and dock facilities for the receiving and discharge thereof, off-street parking and loading areas. All accessory buildings and uses, including the storage of fuel and dock facilities for the receiving and discharge of fuel and off-street parking and loading areas, shall be solely for the use of the operator of the generating facility and for no other purpose.
[Amended 3-7-1972 by Ord. No. 72-ZC-27]
(4) 
Marine biological laboratory for the propagation and cultivation of oysters and other shellfish, including pure and applied research and experimental production in the science of aquiculture. For the purpose of this section, a marine information center and museum operated in conjunction with the marine laboratory and in the same building, open to the public for a reasonable number of hours not less than six (6) days a week, of which no more than two (2) days shall be for group tours, shall be permitted as an accessory use.
(5) 
Athletic fields, including soccer, baseball, lacrosse fields, etc., where no paved surfaces are required. Sufficient area shall be provided for parking and it shall be located on a designated area that is not paved with an impervious surface. At a minimum, forty (40) parking spaces per playing field shall be required. Drainage shall take place naturally, without catch basins or curbing, provided that a grading plan can be provided that will ensure that runoff will not cause erosion or flooding. Spectator seating may also be provided; however, such seating may not be visible from any adjacent residential zoned district. Accessory structures, including but not limited to storage shed (containers), bathroom facilities, irrigation facilities, refuse storage facilities, etc. shall be permitted. All such activities may take place no closer than one hundred (100) feet or more from any residence district boundary.
[Added 9-7-1999 by L.L. No. 15-1999]
B. 
Off-street parking and loading areas. Adequate off-street areas shall be provided for employee parking and for the loading and unloading of delivery and service vehicles, and such areas shall be paved and maintained at all times.
C. 
Height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX. In addition, the following regulations shall apply:
(1) 
Whenever a peripheral screening area or buffer strip shown on an approved site plan of a premises in a Generating Station District is zoned for residential purposes and such buffer strip is owned by a corporation described in the use regulations of this section or by the Town of Huntington or any other municipal corporation, body, agency, authority or special improvement district thereof, such buffer strip shall be included in computing the required yards and building setbacks.
(2) 
No building or premises shall be located within two hundred (200) feet of a property line or residence district boundary, except as provided in this section.
D. 
Supplementary use regulations. See Article XI.
E. 
Supplementary height, area and bulk regulations. See Article IX.
F. 
Site development plan. Building and site development plans for a proposed use shall be submitted to the Planning Board at the Planning Department before an application for a building permit is made. The Planning Board shall review such plans and act thereon as specified and limited in Article XVII, and no building permit shall be issued until the plans have been approved.
[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 73-ZC-45]
G. 
Security gates within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District.
[Added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 95-ZC-198]
(1) 
The installation of exterior security gates on the front exterior of business storefronts, restaurants and offices, including both display windows and entrance doors, is prohibited in that area of the Town of Huntington within the Huntington Village Business Improvement District. Any exterior security gates legally installed prior to May 23, 1995, at any above-described premises must be removed immediately upon any change of ownership of said commercial premises or upon any change of tenancy at said commercial premises, whichever shall occur first.
(2) 
Interior security gates and security gates on garage doors and building loading entrances shall not be prohibited.
(3) 
Prohibited security gates may be appealed to the Zoning Board of Appeals but may only be granted on a finding by said Board of extreme financial and/or security hardship caused to the owner and/or tenant of the premises by the lack of said gates at said premises.