Town of Southold, NY
Suffolk County
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[Added 1-10-1989 by L.L. No. 1-1989[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Art. IV, M Light Multiple-Residence District, as amended.
The purpose of the Hamlet Density (HD) Residential District is to permit a mix of housing types and level of residential density appropriate to the areas in and around the major hamlet centers, particularly Mattituck, Cutchogue, Southold, Orient and the Village of Greenport.
[Amended 8-28-2018 by L.L. No. 11-2018]
The Hamlet Density (HD) Residential District may be designated on the Zoning Map by the Town Board upon its own motion or by petition on parcels located on Fishers Island, or within 1/2 mile of a Hamlet Business (HB) District of Mattituck, Cutchogue and Southold Hamlet, or within 1/4 mile of the Hamlet Business (HB) District of Orient, or within 1/2 mile of the boundary of the Village of Greenport.
In the HD District, no building or premises shall be used and no building or part of a building shall be erected or altered which is arranged, intended or designed to be used, in whole or in part, for any use except the following:
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
One-family detached dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval for more than one such structure per lot.
[Amended 3-28-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
(2) 
Two-family dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval for more than one such structure per lot.
[Amended 3-28-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
(3) 
Multiple dwellings, townhouses, row or attached dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval.[1]
[Added 3-28-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B(4), regarding continuing care facilities, which immediately followed, was repealed 8-28-2018 by L.L. No. 11-2018.
B. 
Uses permitted by special exception by the Board of Appeals. The following uses are permitted as a special exception by the Board of Appeals, as hereinafter provided, and subject to site plan approval by the Planning Board:[2]
(1) 
Accessory apartments in single-family residences as set forth in and regulated by § 280-13B(13) of the Agricultural-Conservation District.
(2) 
Bed-and-breakfast uses as set forth in and regulated by § 280-13B(14), without site plan approval.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(4), wineries, added 8-1-1989 by L.L. No. 15-1989, which previously followed this subsection, was repealed 11-29-1994 by L.L. No. 26-1994.
(3) 
Health care facilities.
[Added 11-12-1996 by L.L. No. 20-1996]
(4) 
Preservation and use of a federal or state designated historic building for the purpose of hosting community events, together with the use of part of such building for professional offices and/or one apartment, not to exceed a total of three uses per building, provided that such building is owned and maintained by a not-for-profit historic organization. In no event shall there be more than one apartment per building.
[Added 10-25-2005 by L.L. No. 18-2005]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(1), regarding multiple dwellings, townhouses, row or attached houses, which immediately followed this paragraph, was deleted 3-28-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006. Subsequently, Subsections B(2), (3), (4) and (5) were renumbered B(1), (2), (3) and (4).
C. 
Accessory uses, limited to the following:
(1) 
Accessory uses as set forth in and regulated by § 280-13C(1) through (7), (9) and (11) of the Agricultural-Conservation District, and subject to conditions set forth in § 280-15 thereof.[4]
[Amended 11-29-1994 by L.L. No. 25-1994; 11-12-1996 by L.L. No. 20-1996]
[4]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C(2), regarding freestanding and ground signs, which previously followed this subsection, was repealed 11-29-1994 by L.L. No. 25-1994. For current sign provisions, see Art. XIX, Signs.
(2) 
Accessory buildings, structures and other required facilities and equipment necessary to provide community sewers, water, heat, utilities and other community services to all buildings and structures on the premises; provided, however, that the plans for and the location of the same shall be approved by the Planning Board.
No building or premises shall be used and no building or part thereof shall be erected or altered in the Hamlet Density (HD) Residential District unless the same conforms to the Bulk Schedule and Parking Schedule incorporated into this chapter, with the same force and effect as if such regulations were set forth herein in full.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Bulk Schedule is included at the end of this chapter, and the Parking Schedule is in § 280-78A.