Village of Clayton, NY
Jefferson County
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For the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals and the general welfare of the community, the Village of Clayton is hereby zoned into the following zoning districts:
A. 
Single-Family Residential (SFR). Purpose: to provide for the development of residential neighborhoods occupied primarily by year-round single families.
B. 
Neighborhood Residential (NR). Purpose: to provide for the development of residential neighborhoods occupied by differing types of residential structures, together with certain additional uses which are supporting to and compatible with residential neighborhoods. It is contemplated that all residences in these districts shall be served by public water supply and public sewage disposal facilities.
C. 
Neighborhood Residential - Special Use (NR-SU). Purpose: to provide for the development of residential neighborhoods south of State Street occupied by differing types of residential structures, together with certain additional special uses which are supporting to and compatible with residential neighborhoods.
D. 
General Residential (GR). Purpose: to provide for a variety of residential development options and for appropriate commercial development.
E. 
Marine Development (MD). Purpose: to provide areas for water-related resort activity along with specified commercial recreation activities normally associated with such areas and residential development in compliance with the LWRP.
F. 
Business (B). Purpose: to provide districts to accommodate general retail, service, finance and real estate and related structures and uses. It is contemplated that these districts will be established only in areas served by public water supply and public sewage disposal facilities.
G. 
Riverwalk District - A (RW-A). Purpose: It is the purpose of this district to allow for the protection of existing single-family residences while allowing for development and redevelopment of water-dependent and water-enhanced commercial projects by evaluating each project following the Village Comprehensive Plan, Village Zoning Law, and the policies and provisions of the Village's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP).
H. 
Riverwalk District - B (RW-B). Purpose: to encourage the development and/or expansion of water-dependent and water-enhanced uses on the street level and commercial uses on the upper floors. Residential uses in multistory buildings are limited to above street level. Each project will be evaluated following the Village Comprehensive Plan, Village Zoning Law, and the policies and provisions of the Village's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP).
I. 
Riverwalk District - C (RW-C). Purpose: to encourage resort development such as hotels, townhouses, small commercial enterprises, and related docking and marina facilities; to allow for development in a unique waterfront location, each project will be evaluated for compatibility with the policies and provisions of the Village's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP), Village Comprehensive Plan, and Village Zoning Law.
J. 
Industrial (IND). Purpose: to provide for general industrial use and development.
K. 
Industrial - A (IND-A). Purpose: to provide for small manufacturing operations and adult entertainment.
The boundaries of the above-named zoning districts are as shown on a map entitled "Zoning Map, Village of Clayton," adopted March 6, 2009, amended May 11, 2015, and certified by the Village Clerk, which accompanies and which, with all explanatory matter thereon, is hereby made a part of this chapter.[1]
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Editor's Note: Said Zoning Map is on file in the office of the Village Clerk. Any change in district boundaries or other matters shown on the Zoning Map shall be promptly made on the map, with a signed statement describing the nature of the change.
Where uncertainty exists with respect to the exact boundaries of districts as shown on the Zoning Map, the following rules shall apply:
A. 
Boundaries shown as approximately following the center line of streets or highways shall be construed to follow such center lines.
B. 
Boundaries shown as approximately following lot lines shall be construed to follow such lot lines.
C. 
Boundaries shown as following the shoreline of the St. Lawrence River and its tributaries shall be construed to follow such shoreline at the high water mark.
D. 
Boundaries shown as following shorelines of other streams, lakes and reservoirs shall be construed to follow such shorelines and to move with changes in the actual shorelines.
E. 
Boundaries indicated as parallel to or extensions of features, i.e., streets, lot lines, high water mark, indicated in Subsections A through D, above, shall be construed to be parallel to or extensions of such features.
F. 
Distances not specifically set forth in the Zoning Map shall be determined by the scale of the map.