Village of Munsey Park, NY
Nassau County
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In Residence A District no building or structure shall be erected, used or maintained, nor shall any building, structure or premises be altered or remodeled, nor any lot used, for other than one or more of the following uses:
A. 
Single-family detached dwelling house, including the office of a duly licensed physician, surgeon or dentist residing on the premises. Such office shall be limited to an area, located on the ground floor level, not exceeding 500 square feet of gross floor area.
[Amended 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
B. 
Municipal parks and playgrounds.
C. 
Municipal buildings of whatsoever kind, nature or description, including public schools.
D. 
Houses of worship, libraries, and public museums.
[Amended 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
E. 
Accessory buildings and uses customarily incident to the foregoing, including private garages as defined in this chapter; provided, however, that no accessory buildings of any kind, nature or description shall be erected unless incorporated in or attached to the main building.
F. 
Tennis courts and golf links (but not the so-called "Tom Thumb" or miniature golf courses), together with locker and clubhouses customarily accessory thereto, provided adequate parking facilities be also supplied.
G. 
Signboards of the kind, nature and description permitted by § 200-40 of this chapter, provided all of the requirements of said chapter shall have been complied with.
H. 
WTSF's only on properties with existing nonresidential uses and buildings listed in Subsections C and D above as an accessory use subject to conditional use permit approval by the Board of Trustees pursuant to the special requirements of § 200-46.
[Added 6-14-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
[Amended 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989; 4-8-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
No building except a house of worship, public school, library or municipal building shall be raised to a height exceeding 2 1/2 stories, or 30 feet when measured to the peak of the roof from the finished grade at the front line of the building as determined by the Board of Trustees of the Village, whichever is less.
[Amended 11-13-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991; 2-12-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992; 1-13-1993 by L.L. No. 1-1993]
A. 
No building shall be erected, altered or remodeled on a lot of an area less than 8,000 square feet.
B. 
The building area, including all accessory buildings and all structures, shall not exceed 25% of the lot area.
C. 
The floor area ratio of the lot shall not exceed .40.
D. 
The open space ratio shall not be less than two.
E. 
No building shall be erected on a lot having frontage on a public street of less than 80 feet.
[Amended 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
No dwelling shall hereafter be erected in Residence A District unless it has livable floor area greater than 2,350 square feet.
No building or structure shall be erected, or altered or remodeled unless it shall comply with the following yard provisions:
A. 
Front yard. There shall be a front yard of not less than 28 feet from the street line, and in the case of corner lots, the building structure must comply with the front yard restrictions on both street fronts. No building may be constructed closer to the street line than the average front setbacks of each of the abutting properties fronting on the same street.
[Amended 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
B. 
Side yards. There shall be two side yards, extending the full depth of the lot, one on each side of the main building, the aggregate width of which shall be at least 22 feet. Neither side yard shall be less than 10 feet in width. A corner lot shall be deemed to have two side yards, neither of which shall be less than 10 feet in width.
[Amended 7-9-1986 by L.L. No. 4-1986]
C. 
Rear yard. There shall be a rear yard with a depth of not less than 25 feet and extending the full width of the lot.
The following projections into the yards, required under § 200-10 hereof, shall be permitted:
A. 
Cornices, eaves, gutters or chimneys projecting not more than 18 inches.
B. 
One-story bay windows or open balconies projecting not more than two feet.
C. 
Steps and terraces.
D. 
Private detached garages, only as a replacement for an existing garage, of the same size and shape and in the same location as the one replaced.
[Amended 8-9-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978]
E. 
One-story porches or vestibules which shall project into the front or rear yard only, not more than five feet.
[Added 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
There shall be provision for storage within the main building on the premises for at least two cars.
[Added 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
A. 
No garage shall be erected, altered, or attached to any building when the garage is, or will be, nearer to the street line than the dwelling. This limitation shall not apply in cases where a room or rooms used for dwelling purposes shall be erected over such garage, nor shall it apply to property in a business zone.
B. 
Where the mean slope of the ground along the street line rises directly from the street line more than 12% an accessory one-story garage may be erected not less than 10 feet from such street line; and where the mean slope of the ground along the street line rises directly from the street line more than 20%, an accessory one-story garage may be erected not less than five feet from such street line; provided, however, that in either of the aforesaid cases, the doors of such garage shall at no time encroach beyond the street line.
[Added 12-13-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
A. 
Only one driveway affording access to the property shall be allowed on each lot.
[Amended 2-12-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992]
B. 
Curbs and driveways over Village property shall be maintained in good condition by the owner of property to which such driveway affords access.
C. 
The width or horizontal dimensions of curb cuts, aprons and driveways shall not exceed the dimensions set forth in § 200-45.
[Amended 10-10-2001 by L.L. 2-2001]