Town of Cortlandt, NY
Westchester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cortlandt 11-9-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Greenway Compact — See Ch. 45.
Planning and community development — See Ch. 77.
Building construction — See Ch. 131.
Code administration and enforcement — See Ch. 149.
Excavations and topsoil removal — See Ch. 157.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 175.
Wetlands and watercourses — See Chs. 179 and 301.
Noise — See Ch. 197.
Security deposits — See Ch. 237.
Sewers — See Ch. 241.
Signs — See Ch. 245.
Steep slopes — See Ch. 259.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 265.
307a Notes for Table of Permitted Uses 307b Table of Permitted Uses 307c Table of Dimensional Regs 307d Table of Dimensional Regs Max Floor Area 307e Table of Dimensional Regs Nonresid
Article I Title; Purpose

§ 307-1 Title.

§ 307-2 Authority and purpose.

Article II Definitions

§ 307-3 Word usage.

§ 307-4 Definitions.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 307-5 Establishment of districts.

§ 307-6 Zoning Map.

§ 307-7 District boundaries.

Article IV General Regulations

§ 307-8 Conformance required.

§ 307-9 Buildings to be located on lot.

§ 307-10 Yard or open space for every building.

§ 307-11 Subdivision of a lot.

§ 307-12 Means of measurement; de minimus rule.

§ 307-12.1 Nursery school.

§ 307-12.2 Conservation, recreation and open space districts (CROS).

Article V Use Regulations

§ 307-13 Permitted uses.

§ 307-14 Content of Table of Permitted Uses.

§ 307-15 Notes to Table of Permitted Uses.

§ 307-16 Signs.

Article VI Dimensional Regulations

§ 307-17 Table of Dimensional Regulations.

§ 307-18 Supplementary dimensional regulations.

§ 307-19 Cluster development.

Article VII Landscaping, Screening and Buffering Regulations

§ 307-20 Purpose.

§ 307-21 Landscaped coverage requirements.

§ 307-22 Parking lot landscaping requirements.

§ 307-23 Buffering requirements.

Article VIII Off-Street Parking Requirements

§ 307-24 Purpose.

§ 307-25 Applicability.

§ 307-26 Changes in existing parking spaces.

§ 307-27 Exceptions for nonconformity with respect to parking requirements.

§ 307-28 Required number of parking spaces.

§ 307-29 Table of Required Off-Street Parking Spaces; rules for interpretation.

§ 307-30 Applicability to principal and accessory uses.

§ 307-31 Applicability to combined uses.

§ 307-32 Location of spaces.

§ 307-33 Dimensions of parking spaces.

§ 307-34 Handicapped parking.

§ 307-34.1 Special permits for parking.

Article IX Aquifer Protection District

§ 307-35 Purpose.

§ 307-36 Permitted uses.

§ 307-37 Special permit uses.

§ 307-38 Prohibited uses.

§ 307-39 Nonconforming uses and structures.

Article X Standards and Conditions for Special Permits

§ 307-40 Approval requirements.

§ 307-41 Application; hearing; notice; recording of decision.

§ 307-42 General conditions and standards.

§ 307-43 Consideration of standards.

§ 307-44 Discontinuance of use.

Article XI Additional Special Permit Standards and Conditions for Specific Uses

§ 307-45 Accessory apartments.

§ 307-46 Special permit home occupations.

§ 307-47 Conversion of dwelling to funeral service or construction of funeral service facility.

§ 307-48 Business and professional offices and two-family dwellings in transitional locations.

§ 307-49 Office, residential and certain commercial uses of historic structure.

§ 307-50 University, college or seminary.

§ 307-51 (Reserved)

§ 307-52 Country club.

§ 307-53 Tennis club, yacht club or similar membership sports and recreation club.

§ 307-54 Conversion of existing buildings in camps to year-round dwelling use.

§ 307-55 Marina.

§ 307-56 Livestock farm, kennel or riding academy.

§ 307-57 Amusement center.

§ 307-58 Special permit public utility facility.

§ 307-59 Hospital or nursing home.

§ 307-60 Offices of doctors, dentists or other health-care practitioners.

§ 307-61 Junkyard.

§ 307-62 Automotive body and paint shop.

§ 307-63 Gasoline service stations.

§ 307-64 Two-family dwellings in RG Districts.

§ 307-65 Additional standards for multifamily dwellings.

§ 307-65.1 Adult entertainment.

§ 307-65.2 Bed-and-breakfast establishments.

§ 307-65.3 Private nature preserves open to public.

§ 307-65.4 Conversion of existing structure to licensed nursery/day care center.

§ 307-65.5 Contractor's yards.

§ 307-65.6 Specialty trade contractors.

§ 307-65.7 Cortlandt Boulevard.

§ 307-65.8 Outdoor displays of merchandise.

Article XII Site Development Plan Approval

§ 307-66 Approval requirements for major proposals.

§ 307-67 Approval requirements for minor proposals.

§ 307-68 Approval requirements for single- and two-family dwellings.

§ 307-69 Procedures for minor proposals and proposals for single- and two-family dwellings.

§ 307-70 Discussion of proposed site development plans.

§ 307-71 Information to be submitted.

§ 307-72 Public hearing.

§ 307-73 Review by Planning Board.

§ 307-73.1 Maintenance security.

§ 307-74 Application fees.

§ 307-75 Waivers.

Article XIII Nonconforming Uses and Structures

§ 307-76 Construal of provisions.

§ 307-77 Nonconforming use of land.

§ 307-78 Nonconforming use of buildings.

§ 307-79 Effect of cessation of nonconforming use of building.

§ 307-80 Enlargement or alteration of nonconformities prohibited.

§ 307-81 Dimensionally nonconforming structures containing conforming use.

§ 307-81.1 Nonconforming trailers, box trailers or similar vehicles.

§ 307-81.2 Portable storage structures.

§ 307-82 Effect on lumberyards, supply yards and contractors' yards.

§ 307-83 Existing special permit uses.

§ 307-84 Applicability of Article.

§ 307-85 Effect on construction in progress.

§ 307-86 Multifamily dwellings with building permits.

§ 307-86.1 Preexisting structures and uses in CROS District.

Article XIV Administration and Enforcement

§ 307-87 Compliance required.

§ 307-88 Building permits.

§ 307-89 Lot documentation required.

§ 307-90 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 307-91 Enforcement.

§ 307-92 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ 307-93 Penalties for offenses.

Article XV Special Zoning Districts

§ 307-94 Community Betterment District (CBD).

§ 307-94.1 Existing legal, nonconforming senior citizen developments (LN/SCD).

§ 307-94.2 Residential Reuse Special Permit.

§ 307-95 Camp Smith Reuse District.

§ 307-96 (Reserved)

Article XVI Amendments

§ 307-97 Initiation of amendments.

§ 307-98 Planning Board public hearing.

§ 307-99 Notice by Department of Planning and Community Improvement.

§ 307-100 Report from Planning Board.

§ 307-101 Town Board public hearing.

§ 307-102 Protest.

§ 307-102.1 Westchester County Greenway Plan.

Article XVII General Provisions

§ 307-103 Repealer.

§ 307-104 Effective date.

§ 307-105 Permits, approvals and acceptances issued prior to effective date.

§ 307-106 Effect on prior stipulations of settlement.

§ 307-107 Interpretation.

§ 307-108 Severability.