City of Amsterdam, NY
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Amsterdam 4-21-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
250a District Schedule of Use Regulations 250b District Schedule of Area and Bulk Regulations
Article I Title, Scope and Purpose

§ 250-1 Title.

§ 250-2 Scope.

§ 250-3 Enacting legislation and purposes.

Article II Definitions

§ 250-4 Definitions and word use.

Article III Establishments of Districts

§ 250-5 Zoning districts.

§ 250-6 Zoning Map.

§ 250-7 Interpretation of zoning district boundaries.

§ 250-8 Delineation of special flood hazard zones.

§ 250-9 Application of zoning district regulations.

§ 250-10 Classification of annexed lands.

Article IV Use Regulations

§ 250-11 District Schedule of Use Regulations.

Article V Area and Bulk Regulations

§ 250-12 District Schedule of Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 250-13 Existing lots of record.

§ 250-14 Minimum lot area per dwelling unit.

§ 250-15 Height exceptions.

§ 250-15.1 Towers.

§ 250-16 Yard exceptions.

§ 250-17 Corner lots.

§ 250-18 Architectural features in required yards.

§ 250-19 Accessory structures.

§ 250-20 Distance between principal buildings on same lot.

§ 250-21 Maximum lot coverage.

§ 250-22 Minimum lot frontage.

§ 250-23 Transition requirements between districts.

§ 250-24 Lands underwater or subject to periodic flooding.

§ 250-25 Minimum floor area of residential dwelling units.

Article VI Supplementary Regulations

§ 250-26 Applicability.

§ 250-27 General performance standards.

§ 250-28 Off-street parking and loading standards.

§ 250-29 Sign regulations.

§ 250-30 Fences and walls.

§ 250-31 Excavation as part of site preparation.

§ 250-32 Development near streams, rivers and wetlands.

§ 250-33 Development within the Flood Fringe Overlay (FF-O) District.

§ 250-34 Development within the Historic Resources Overlay (HR-O) District.

§ 250-35 Swimming pools.

§ 250-36 Home occupations.

§ 250-37 Mobile homes.

§ 250-38 Storage on residential lots.

§ 250-39 Required screening.

§ 250-40 Alternate-care facilities.

§ 250-41 Access through certain residential districts.

§ 250-42 Nursing home in the Medical/Residence (MR) District.

§ 250-43 Development within the Senior Citizen Residence (SCR) District.

§ 250-43.1 Adult entertainment.

Article VII Special Use Permits

§ 250-44 Issuance.

§ 250-45 General standards.

§ 250-46 Procedure.

§ 250-47 Additional requirements for certain special permit uses.

Article VIII Site Plan Review and Approval Procedure

§ 250-48 Site plan required.

§ 250-49 Sketch plan conference.

§ 250-50 Application for site plan approval.

§ 250-51 Planning commission review of site plan.

§ 250-52 Planning Commission action on site plan.

§ 250-53 Reimbursable costs.

§ 250-54 Performance guarantee.

§ 250-55 Inspection of improvements.

§ 250-56 Integration of procedures.

§ 250-57 Expiration of approval.

§ 250-58 Relief from decisions.

Article IX Planned Development Review and Approval Procedure

§ 250-59 Objective.

§ 250-60 General standards.

§ 250-61 Procedure.

Article X Nonconforming Uses and Noncomplying Structures, Uses and Lots

§ 250-62 Applicability.

§ 250-63 Continuation of use.

§ 250-64 Regulation of nonconforming uses.

§ 250-65 Termination or required modification of certain nonconforming uses and noncomplying structures.

Article XI Administration and Enforcement

§ 250-66 Enforcing official; inspections.

§ 250-67 Powers and duties of Building Inspector.

§ 250-68 Notice of violations.

§ 250-69 Penalties for offenses.

Article XII Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 250-70 Creation, appointment and organization; alternate members.

§ 250-71 Powers and duties.

§ 250-72 Procedure.

§ 250-73 Effect of appeal.

§ 250-74 Relief from decisions.

Article XIII Amendment Procedure

§ 250-75 Amendment of provisions.

§ 250-76 Report of the Planning Commission.

§ 250-77 Common Council procedure.

Article XIV Interpretation and Application

§ 250-78 Interpretation; conflict with other laws.