Village of Clayton, NY
Jefferson County
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While such uses are not specifically allowed within the Village under this chapter it is understood that an agricultural use will be allowed if conducted on a parcel that is located within the Jefferson County North Agricultural District.
Fences, walls, and hedges shall require a zoning permit.
A. 
No fence, wall or hedge shall exceed four feet in height in the required front yard of any building nor six feet in height elsewhere.
B. 
Corner lots. Fences, walls or hedges over 3.5 feet in height above street level are not permitted in the clear sight triangle of corner lots.
C. 
On waterfront lots fences, walls, and hedges shall not exceed four feet in height within the rear setback area.
At every intersection there shall be a triangular area (shown in the figure) deemed to be a clear sight triangle. This area is bounded by the right-of-way lines along both streets to points 40 feet in distance from the intersection of the road paved area and a line connecting these two points. Within the clear sight triangle there shall be no structure over 3.5 feet in height and no plantings that will grow to more than 3.5 feet in height.
A. 
Accessory uses/structures shall not be allowed within the front yard.
B. 
Small storage buildings without a permanent foundation and not exceeding 10 feet in height shall have a minimum side and rear setback of five feet from the lot line.
C. 
Small storage buildings on a permanent foundation or exceeding 10 feet in height shall have a minimum side and rear setback of 10 feet from the lot line.
D. 
Large storage buildings shall have a minimum side and rear setback of 10 feet from the lot line.
E. 
No storage building shall be used as a dwelling.
A. 
Such garages on nonwaterfront lots shall meet the minimum required front setback for single-family dwellings in the district where located.
B. 
Such garages on waterfront lots shall be set back a minimum of 20 feet from the sidewalk or edge of pavement if there is no sidewalk. There shall be sufficient space so a vehicle will not block the sidewalk.
C. 
No detached private garage or other accessory building shall be placed closer to a side or rear property line than 10 feet, and for each foot the height of such building exceeds 15 feet, the offset from the rear and side property line shall be increased by one foot.
D. 
No garage shall be used as a dwelling.
A. 
All motor vehicles which remain unregistered for a period of three successive months or longer shall be stored within an enclosed structure.
B. 
Campers, travel trailers, recreational vehicles, registered boats and boat trailers owned for personal use by a resident on the premises may be stored outside.
District
Maximum Structure Height Allowed
(feet)
Single-Family Residential
36
Neighborhood Residential
36
Neighborhood Residential - SU
36
General Residential
36
Marine Development
36
Business
36
Industrial
36
Industrial - A
36
Riverwalk - A
36
Riverwalk - B
45
Riverwalk - C
72
A. 
The following parking requirements apply in all zoning districts.
[Amended 4-9-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
B. 
All uses with employees shall be required to provide parking spaces for each employee at the maximum shift level in addition to the following requirements.
Use
Parking Spaces Required
Motels and hotels
1 space per rental unit
Cottage colony
1 space per rental unit
Bed-and-breakfast
1 space per guest room and 2 spaces for the owner
Restaurant/bar
1 space per 4 people allowed under maximum occupancy
Multifamily dwellings
2 spaces per dwelling unit
Dwelling units
2 spaces per dwelling unit
Small retail/service
1 space per 200 s.f. of retail area plus 1 space per employee at maximum shift
Large retail/service
1 space per 400 s.f. of retail area plus 1 space per employee at maximum shift
Community facility
1 space per 3.5 seats at maximum occupancy
Not-for-profit organization
1 space for every 3 people allowed at maximum occupancy
Medical/therapy office
2 spaces per examining room, plus 1 space per employee
Professional/business office
1 space per 300 s.f. of office space, plus 1 space per employee
Nursing/convalescent home
1 space per 5 beds at maximum designed capacity, plus 1 space per employee at maximum shift
Museum
1 space per 500 s.f. of display area, plus 1 space per employee
Marina
1 space per rented boat slip plus 1 space per 400 s.f. of retail space, plus 1 space per employee
Small manufacturing operation
1 space per employee at maximum shift, plus 5 spaces for visitors
Automobile service station
1 space per service bay, plus 1 space per employee
Commercial storage facility
1 space per 400 s.f. of office space
Convenience store
1 space per 100 s.f. of retail floor area, plus 1 space per employee at maximum shift