Village of Red Hook, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Red Hook 6-16-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning  — See Ch. 200.
The Village of Red Hook adopted Greenway Connections: Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County Communities via resolution on May 6, 2002, which rendered the Village a participating community in the Greenway Compact. The Village now seeks to adopt Greenway Connections via local law to confirm its commitment as a participating community and to incorporate references to Greenway Connections into the Village's Zoning Law.[1]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 200, Zoning.
A. 
Pursuant to the provisions of § 44-0119 of the Environmental Conservation Law of the State of New York, the Village of Red Hook hereby adopts as a Village land use, development and design guideline to the extent applicable to the Village of Red Hook, the report entitled "Greenway Connections: Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County Communities" including the guides hereafter listed (hereinafter referred to as Greenway Connections), confirming that the Village of Red Hook is participating community in the Greenway Compact.
Regional Pattern
Centers and Greenspaces
A. Protecting the Countryside
A1: Fitting into the Landscape
A2: Preventing Strip Subdivisions
A3: Site Sensitive Utilities
A4: Saving Farmland with Development
A5: Rural Road
B. Strengthening Centers
B1: Priority Growth Areas
B2: Walkable Communities
B3: Building in Context
B4: Slower, Safer Streets
C. Improving Suburbs
C1: Commercial Strip Redevelopment
C2: From Congestion to Circulation
D. Greenway Connections
D1: Connected Habitats
D2: Stream Corridor Protection
D3: Highways into Greenways
D4: Wellhead and Aquifer Protection
D5: Building Bicycle Networks
E. Site Specifics
E1: Landscaping
E2: Signs
E3: Parking Lots
E4: Lighting
E5: Street Trees
E6: Convenience Stores with Gas Pumps
E7: Recycling and Waste Collection
E8: Green Infrastructure
B. 
In taking this action, the Village of Red Hook understands that proposals to amend Greenway Connections may from time to time be made by the Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council (hereinafter referred to as "Greenway Council") in response to requests from participating communities. Within 90 days of receipt of any such proposal from the Greenway Council, the Village Board of the Village of Red Hook shall determine by resolution whether to accept or to reject such proposed amendment. Any proposed amendment so accepted shall be considered an amendment of Greenway Connections as adopted by the Village of Red Hook. Any proposed amendment rejected by the Village Board will not be considered to be an amendment of Greenway Connections for the Village of Red Hook, and notice of such rejection shall promptly be provided to the Greenway Council.
C. 
It is the stated policy of the Village of Red Hook that, to the extent the Village amends its current, or enacts new, land use laws and regulations, such new or amended laws and regulations, wherever and whenever appropriate, should be designed to be consistent with Greenway Connections to the extent applicable to the Village of Red Hook.