Town of Southampton, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton as Ch. 69 of the 1979 Code; amended in its entirety 3-27-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animal shelters — See Ch. 99.
Beaches and waterways — See Ch. 111.
Building construction — See Ch. 123.
Coastal erosion hazard areas — See Ch. 138.
Contractors — See Ch. 143.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 157.
Farming — See Ch. 161.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 169.
Junkyards and junk dealers — See Ch. 199.
Landfills, transfer stations and scavenger waste — See Ch. 205.
Low-income, moderate-income and senior citizen housing — See Ch. 216.
Manufactured home communities — See Ch. 220.
Mined land reclamation — See Ch. 223.
Protection of natural resources — See Ch. 229.
Old filed maps — See Ch. 243.
Open space — See Ch. 247.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 287.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 292.
Trails — See Ch. 295.
Environmental impact statements — See Ch. 324.
Wetlands — See Ch. 325.
Residence Districts Table of Use Regulations Residence Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations Business Districts Table of Use Regulations Business Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations University District Table of Use Regulations University District Table of Dimensional Regulations Industrial Districts Table of Use Regulations Industrial Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations Schedule of Permitted Signs Illustrations I and II Front Side and Rear Yard Diagrams Figure 5 Illumination Limits
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Editor's Note: Section 1, Legislative Findings, dealing with the purposes and goals of this legislation, is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.
Article I General Provisions

§ 330-1 Long title.

§ 330-2 Short title.

§ 330-3 Declaration of purposes.

§ 330-4 Word usage.

§ 330-5 Definitions.

Article II Residence Districts

§ 330-6 General regulations.

§ 330-7 Transfer of permitted residential development rights.

§ 330-8 Increased residential density to establish low- and lower-middle-income housing inventory.

§ 330-9 Density incentive provisions.

§ 330-10 Residence Districts Table of Use Regulations.

§ 330-11 Residence Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations.

Article IIA Accessory Apartments

§ 330-11.1 Building permit; filing fees; approval.

§ 330-11.2 Special standards.

Article III Senior Citizen Zone

§ 330-12 Purpose; definitions; exclusions; special exceptions.

§ 330-13 General site criteria.

§ 330-14 Occupancy restrictions.

§ 330-15 Supplemental development standards.

§ 330-16 Application procedure.

§ 330-16.1 Referral to Planning Board and other agencies.

§ 330-16.2 Reports from Planning Board and other agencies.

§ 330-16.3 Town Board public hearing.

§ 330-16.4 Town Board action.

Article IV Multifamily Planned Residential Development District (MFPRD)

§ 330-17 Purpose; definitions; exclusions; special exceptions.

§ 330-18 Application procedure.

§ 330-19 Application to Town Board for zoning approval.

§ 330-20 Referral to Planning Board and other agencies.

§ 330-21 Reports from Planning Board and other agencies.

§ 330-22 Town Board public hearing.

§ 330-23 Town Board action.

§ 330-24 Site plan approval by Planning Board.

§ 330-25 Development standards.

§ 330-26 Action by Town Board on its own motion.

§ 330-26.1 Building permit fees.

Article V Open Space Conservation and Park District

§ 330-27 Inclusion of privately owned lands.

§ 330-28 Restrictions on buildings.

§ 330-29 Necessary approvals for building permit.

Article VA Affordable Housing Overlay District

§ 330-29.1 Purpose.

§ 330-29.2 Application procedure.

§ 330-29.3 Application for zoning approval.

§ 330-29.4 Referral to Planning Board.

§ 330-29.5 Planning Board report.

§ 330-29.6 Town Board public hearing.

§ 330-29.7 Town Board action.

§ 330-29.8 Site plan approval by Planning Board.

§ 330-29.9 Development standards.

§ 330-29.10 Action by Town Board on its own motion.

§ 330-29.11 Building permit fees.

Article VI Business Districts

§ 330-30 General regulations.

§ 330-31 Maximum number of uses.

§ 330-32 Separate use.

§ 330-33 Business Districts Table of Use Regulations.

§ 330-34 Business Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations.

Article VIA University-25 District (U-25)

§ 330-34.1 General regulations.

§ 330-34.2 Specific regulations.

§ 330-34.3 University District Table of Use Regulations.

§ 330-34.4 University District Table of Dimensional Regulations.

Article VII Industrial Districts

§ 330-35 General regulations.

§ 330-36 Planned industrial park.

§ 330-37 Industrial Districts Table of Use Regulations.

§ 330-38 Industrial Districts Table of Dimensional Regulations.

Article VIII Tidal Wetlands and Ocean Beach Overlay District

§ 330-39 Purpose.

§ 330-40 Tidal wetlands regulations.

§ 330-41 Ocean beach regulations.

Article IX Coastal Erosion Hazard Adjacent Areas

§ 330-42 Purpose.

§ 330-43 Legislative findings.

§ 330-44 Definitions.

§ 330-45 Areas established.

§ 330-46 Coastal erosion management permit required; effect on zoning regulations.

§ 330-46.1 General standards for issuance of permit.

§ 330-46.2 Adjacent areas.

§ 330-46.3 Native vegetation and natural vegetation protection standards.

§ 330-46.4 Erosion protection structures and artificial beach nourishment.

§ 330-46.5 Nonconforming buildings and structures.

§ 330-46.6 Traffic control.

§ 330-46.7 Emergency activities; applicability.

§ 330-46.8 Notification of Administrator.

§ 330-46.9 Cessation of unjustified activities; remedies.

§ 330-46.10 Administration; application for coastal erosion management permit; fees; issuance.

§ 330-46.11 Bonds.

§ 330-46.12 Penalties for offenses.

Article X Agricultural Overlay District

§ 330-47 Purposes.

§ 330-48 District regulations.

§ 330-49 Transfer of development rights.

§ 330-50 Farmlands preservation program; sale of development rights.

§ 330-51 Farmlands preservation program; procedure for construction on lands preserved by easement or Suffolk County purchase.

Article XI Old Filed Map Overlay District

§ 330-52 Findings and purposes.

§ 330-53 General regulations.

§ 330-54 Supplementary regulations regarding transfer of development rights.

§ 330-55 Transfer of residential development rights procedure.

§ 330-56 Supplemental regulations in the CR-200, CR-120 and R-120 Districts.

Article XII Special Old Filed Map Overlay District

§ 330-57 Findings and purposes.

§ 330-58 General regulations.

§ 330-59 Supplementary regulations regarding transfer of development rights.

§ 330-60 Transfer of residential development rights procedure.

§ 330-61 Special permit for reduction of lot area requirement.

§ 330-62 Special permit procedure.

Article XIII Aquifer Protection Overlay District

§ 330-63 Findings.

§ 330-64 Applicability.

§ 330-65 Definitions.

§ 330-66 Construal with other statutes.

§ 330-67 Protection of natural vegetation.

§ 330-68 Restriction of fertilized vegetation.

§ 330-69 Building permit compliance.

§ 330-69.1 Waste disposal areas.

§ 330-69.2 Waivers.

§ 330-69.3 Conflicts with other requirements.

§ 330-69.4 Remedies and penalties for violations.

Article XIV (Reserved)

§ 330-70 through § 330-75. (Reserved)

Article XV Supplemental Use and Dimensional Regulations

§ 330-76 Placement of accessory buildings, structures and uses in all districts.

§ 330-77 Placement of accessory buildings, structures and uses in residence districts.

§ 330-78 Placement of accessory buildings and uses in nonresidential districts.

§ 330-79 Agriculture, gardening and animal husbandry.

§ 330-79.1 Temporary permit for accessory farmstand.

§ 330-80 Lot areas.

§ 330-81 Lot coverage.

§ 330-82 Lot width.

§ 330-83 Yards.

§ 330-84 Height.

§ 330-85 (Reserved)

§ 330-86 (Reserved)

§ 330-87 (Reserved)

§ 330-88 (Reserved)

§ 330-88.1 (Reserved)

§ 330-89 (Reserved)

§ 330-90 (Reserved)

§ 330-91 (Reserved)

§ 330-92 Off-street parking and truck loading space generally.

§ 330-93 Methods of determining off-street parking space requirements.

§ 330-94 Schedule of Off-Street Parking Space Requirements for Residential Uses.

§ 330-95 Schedule of Off-Street Parking Space Requirements for Nonresidential Uses.

§ 330-96 Off-street truck loading space requirements.

§ 330-97 Supplemental regulations for private garages and off-street parking areas in residence districts.

§ 330-98 Access driveway requirements.

§ 330-99 Design requirements for nonresidential parking and truck loading areas.

§ 330-100 Exemptions and waivers of parking and truck loading space requirements.

§ 330-101 Parking trust fund.

§ 330-102 (Reserved)

§ 330-103 Corner clearance.

§ 330-104 Purpose of minimum and maximum floor area requirements.

§ 330-105 Schedules of minimum and maximum floor area.

§ 330-106 Least overall dimension of first-floor area of dwellings.

§ 330-107 Use of dwellings.

§ 330-108 Limitations on occupancy of dwellings and dwelling units.

§ 330-109 Fences, walls, accessory driveway structures, and clotheslines.

§ 330-110 Berms.

§ 330-111 Berm height.

§ 330-112 Permit required for construction of berms.

Article XVI Nonconforming Uses, Buildings and Structures

§ 330-113 Application of regulations.

§ 330-114 Unlawful buildings, structures or uses not to be construed as nonconforming.

§ 330-115 Continuance.

§ 330-116 Extension.

§ 330-117 Change.

§ 330-118 Abandonment.

§ 330-119 Compulsory termination of nonconforming uses, bars, taverns and nightclubs.

Article XVII Special Exception Uses

§ 330-120 Delegation of authority.

§ 330-121 General procedure and conditions.

§ 330-122 General standards.

§ 330-123 Meeting of special conditions and safeguards required.

§ 330-124 Automobile laundry.

§ 330-125 Beach club, nonprofit.

§ 330-126 Boatyard.

§ 330-127 Bus passenger shelter.

§ 330-128 Church or similar place of worship or religious instruction.

§ 330-129 Highway business uses with buildings or building complexes greater than 15,000 square feet.

§ 330-130 Conversion of existing one-family detached dwelling for two families.

§ 330-131 Drive-through establishments.

§ 330-131.1 Restaurants, fast-food.

§ 330-131.2 Restaurants, drive-through.

§ 330-132 Filling station.

§ 330-133 Fuel storage in tanks.

§ 330-134 Drive-through or drive-in banks.

§ 330-135 Housing for agricultural labor.

§ 330-136 Laundry plant and dry-cleaning plant.

§ 330-137 Marina for private profit.

§ 330-138 Buildings greater than 15,000 feet in Office District.

§ 330-139 Buildings greater than 15,000 square feet in Shopping Center Business Zone.

§ 330-140 Motel, resort.

§ 330-141 Motel and hotel, transient.

§ 330-142 Nightclub or similar entertainment establishment.

§ 330-143 Dry cleaning - neighborhood service facility.

§ 330-144 Nursing home or proprietary rest home.

§ 330-144.1 Hospice residence home.

§ 330-145 Paving and construction material manufacturing.

§ 330-146 Philanthropic, fraternal, social or educational institutional office or meeting room, nonprofit.

§ 330-147 Public library and museum.

§ 330-148 Tavern or bar.

§ 330-149 Truck terminal and truck transfer station.

§ 330-150 Veterinarian, veterinary hospital or kennel.

§ 330-151 Shooting.

§ 330-152 Commercial fishing facility.

§ 330-153 Expansion of existing nonconforming cemetery.

§ 330-154 Housing for restaurant employees.

§ 330-155 Conversion to residential condominium or residential cooperative.

§ 330-156 Wholesale/retail beverage distribution.

§ 330-157 Theaters, community or regional.

§ 330-158 Apartments in certain business districts.

§ 330-159 School for the mentally retarded.

§ 330-160 Yacht club, nonprofit in a planned residential development.

§ 330-161 Building in Ocean Shoreline Hazard Areas.

§ 330-162 Greenhouses.

§ 330-162.1 Horse farms; horse stabling facilities; horseback riding academies.

§ 330-162.2 Community retail center.

§ 330-162.3 Hamlet retail center.

§ 330-162.4 Self-service storage facility.

§ 330-162.5 Waterfront business complex.

§ 330-162.6 Bed-and-breakfast in accessory buildings.

§ 330-162.7 Miniature golf.

§ 330-162.8 Wireless communications towers and antennas.

§ 330-162.9 Alcohol or substance rehabilitation centers.

§ 330-162.10 Homeless shelters.

§ 330-162.11 Colleges and universities.

§ 330-162.12 Campgrounds, summer camps, day camps or health camps.

§ 330-162.13 Recreational vehicle parks.

§ 330-162.14 Hospitals.

§ 330-162.15 Passenger transportation centers.

§ 330-162.16 Taxicab terminals.

§ 330-162.17 Adult entertainment.

§ 330-162.17.1 Exemptions.

§ 330-162.17.2 Applicability.

§ 330-162.18 Hamlet Office/Residential and Hamlet Commercial/Residential building size.

§ 330-162.19 Hamlet Office/Residential and Hamlet Commercial/Residential dwellings.

§ 330-162.20 Vending vehicles accessory to restaurants.

Article XVIII Board of Appeals

§ 330-163 Organization and general procedure.

§ 330-164 Application procedure.

§ 330-165 Appeals on interpretation of Zoning Law and Map.

§ 330-166 Variances generally.

§ 330-167 Specific types of variances.

§ 330-167.1 Violation of approval or conditions; penalties for offenses.

Article XIX Architectural Review

§ 330-168 Purpose.

§ 330-169 Board of Architectural Review.

§ 330-170 Application and public hearing procedure.

§ 330-171 Criteria.

§ 330-172 Remedies.

§ 330-173 Penalties for offenses.

Article XX Administration and Enforcement

§ 330-174 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 330-175 Building permits.

§ 330-176 Completion of building for which permits have been issued.

§ 330-177 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 330-178 Fees.

§ 330-179 Enforcement.

§ 330-180 Development of subdivision plats approved by Planning Board.

§ 330-181 Applicability of site plan procedure and standards; organization of Planning Board.

§ 330-182 Objectives of site plan procedure and review.

§ 330-183 Site plan elements.

§ 330-183.1 Administrative site plan eligibility.

§ 330-183.2 Administrative site plan elements.

§ 330-183.3 Administrative site plan application procedure.

§ 330-183.4 Commercial compliance certification.

§ 330-184 Site plan application procedure.

§ 330-184.1 Violation of approval or conditions; penalties for offenses.

§ 330-185 Procedure for amendment of Zoning Law and zone classification.

§ 330-186 Penalties for offenses.

Article XXI Transfer of Development Rights

§ 330-187 Milgraum, et al., Flanders property.

§ 330-188 Malloy, East Quogue property.

§ 330-189 through § 330-199. (Reserved)

Article XXII Signs

§ 330-200 Purpose and intent.

§ 330-201 Definitions.

§ 330-202 Compliance; amortization of preexisting signs.

§ 330-203 Exempt and prohibited signs.

§ 330-204 Sign measurement.

§ 330-205 General provisions.

§ 330-206 Zoning districts.

§ 330-207 Illuminated signs.

§ 330-208 Permits; fees; violations.

§ 330-209 Sign maintenance, inspection and restoration.

§ 330-210 Miscellaneous provisions.

§ 330-210.1 Design guidelines.

Article XXIII Bed-and-Breakfasts

§ 330-211 Definitions.

§ 330-212 Permit required; fee; period of validity.

§ 330-213 Regulations.

Article XXIIIA Screening Facilities

§ 330-214 Definitions.

§ 330-214.1 Screening requirements.

§ 330-214.2 Action at direction of Town Board.

Article XXIV Central Pine Barrens Overlay District

§ 330-215 Findings and purpose.

§ 330-216 Applicability.

§ 330-217 Definitions.

§ 330-218 Construction with other statutes.

§ 330-219 Development within core preservation area.

§ 330-220 Development within compatible growth area.

§ 330-221 Transfer of development rights; Pine Barrens credit program.

§ 330-222 Remedies and penalties for violations.

§ 330-223 through § 330-229. (Reserved)

Article XXV Residential Receiving Area District

§ 330-230 Findings and purpose.

§ 330-231 Definitions.

§ 330-232 Procedure for establishing district.

§ 330-233 Criteria for establishing district.

§ 330-233.1 Development standards.

§ 330-234 Specific RRAD classifications.

§ 330-235 through § 330-239. (Reserved)

Article XXVI Planned Development District

§ 330-240 Findings and purpose.

§ 330-241 Definitions.

§ 330-242 Classifications.

§ 330-243 Planning and zoning approval.

§ 330-244 Applications; review procedure.

§ 330-245 Evaluation criteria and general development standards.

§ 330-246 Development standards for specific PDD classifications.

§ 330-247 Establishment by Town Board.

§ 330-248 Specific planned development districts.

§ 330-249 through § 330-299. (Reserved)

Article XXVII Wireless Communications Transmission Support Structures and Antennas

§ 330-300 Purpose and findings.

§ 330-301 Definitions.

§ 330-302 Applicability.

§ 330-303 General requirements.

§ 330-304 Exemptions.

§ 330-305 Permitted use/tier classifications and review procedures.

§ 330-306 Special exception uses; special conditions and safeguards.

§ 330-307 Visual compatibility standards.

§ 330-308 Site design standards.

§ 330-309 Equipment cabinet/base station equipment shelter.

§ 330-310 Location within street, utility and railroad rights-of-way.

§ 330-311 Application requirements.

§ 330-312 Historic structures; historic districts.

§ 330-313 Interference; NIER exposure; shock and burn standards.

§ 330-314 Monitoring and maintenance.

§ 330-315 Cessation of use.

§ 330-316 Preexisting transmission support structures and antennas.

§ 330-317 Penalties for offenses.

§ 330-318 through § 330-319. (Reserved)

Article XXVIII Landmarks and Historic Districts and Heritage Resource Areas

§ 330-320 Landmarks and Historic Districts Board.

§ 330-321 Procedure and criteria for designation of landmarks or historic districts.

§ 330-322 Certificate of appropriateness for alteration, demolition or new construction affecting landmarks or historic districts.

§ 330-323 Criteria for approval of certificate of appropriateness.

§ 330-324 Certificate of appropriateness application procedure.

§ 330-325 Hardship application procedure.

§ 330-326 Hardship criteria.

§ 330-327 Maintenance and repair required.

§ 330-328 Enforcement.

§ 330-329 Penalties for offenses.

§ 330-330 Appeals.

§ 330-331 Hamlet Heritage Resource Areas.

§ 330-332 Procedure and criteria for selection as heritage resource areas.

§ 330-333 through § 330-339. (Reserved)

Article XXIX Outdoor Lighting

§ 330-340 Purpose and intent.

§ 330-341 Definitions.

§ 330-342 Applicability.

§ 330-343 Exempt and prohibited outdoor lighting.

§ 330-344 General standards for all outdoor lighting installations.

§ 330-345 Residential lighting standards.

§ 330-346 Nonresidential lighting standards.

§ 330-347 Procedures.

§ 330-348 Prohibited acts; penalties for offenses.

§ 330-349 through § 330-359. (Reserved)

Article XXX Driveway Standards

§ 330-360 Legislative intent.

§ 330-361 Definitions.

§ 330-362 Special standards for accessory driveway structures.

§ 330-363 Driveway aprons.

§ 330-364 through § 330-399. (Reserved)

Article XXXI Riverside Overlay District (ROD)

§ 330-400 Authority.

§ 330-401 Intent and purpose.

§ 330-402 Applicability.

§ 330-403 Definitions.

§ 330-404 (Reserved)

§ 330-405 Establishment of District; overlay zones.

§ 330-406 (Reserved)

§ 330-407 ROD Zoning Standards Map.

§ 330-408 Street and block standards.

§ 330-409 Civic space and private open space standards.

§ 330-410 Uses and development standards.

§ 330-411 Design Standards Manual.

§ 330-412 Community benefit units.

§ 330-413 Application review process for ROD.

§ 330-414 (Reserved)

§ 330-415 Compliance with State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).

§ 330-416 Implementation of community benefits policies.

§ 330-417 Amendments to article.

§ 330-418 through § 330-420. (Reserved)