Town of Pittsford, NY
Monroe County
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§ 185-24 Purpose.

The B Residential District is established to provide and maintain land area for residential neighborhoods of both single- and multifamily dwellings.

§ 185-25 Permitted uses.

The following uses are permitted:
A. 
Single-family dwelling.
B. 
Two-family dwelling.
C. 
Apartment house.
D. 
Accessory structures and uses, subject to § 185-113.

§ 185-26 Special use permit uses.

The following uses may be permitted pursuant to a special use permit issued by the Planning Board:
A. 
Place of worship, subject to § 185-124.
B. 
School, subject to § 185-133.

§ 185-27 Lot and bulk requirements.

A. 
Lot size. Each single-family or two-family dwelling shall be located on a lot in compliance with the following:
(1) 
Each lot shall have a minimum area of 16,000 square feet.
(2) 
Each lot shall have an minimum lot width of 100 feet.
(3) 
No more than one residential building shall be erected on any one lot.
B. 
Dwelling size.
(1) 
Each single- and two-family dwelling shall provide a minimum square foot area on each floor of the dwelling as follows:
(a) 
Each Type I dwelling shall provide 1,000 square feet on the first floor.
(b) 
Each Type II dwelling shall provide 850 square feet on the first floor and 424 square feet on the second floor.
(c) 
Each Type III dwelling shall provide 750 square feet on the first floor and 600 square feet on the second floor.
(d) 
For two-family dwellings, the minimum required floor area shall be increased by 50%.
(2) 
For descriptions of each dwelling type and method of measurement, see § 185-129.
C. 
Required setbacks. Subject to the supplemental setback provisions of § 185-120, the minimum required setbacks for each dwelling are:
(1) 
Front setback: 50 feet.
(2) 
Rear setback: 10 feet.
(3) 
Side setbacks: 15 feet.
D. 
Height. The maximum permitted height of any structure is 30 feet, except that chimneys attached to such structure may extend five feet above the highest point of the structure.
E. 
Lot coverage. The maximum lot coverage shall not exceed 33% of the total area of the property. Lot coverage includes all improved surfaces, buildings, driveways, porches, decks, patios, pools and other, similar lot improvements.
F. 
Apartment house regulations. Each apartment house shall comply with the following additional regulations:
(1) 
Location. No apartment house shall be erected on any lot or premises less than one acre in size.
(2) 
Lot area for dwelling unit. No apartment house may be erected which has less than 2,850 square feet of lot area for each dwelling unit in said apartment house.
(3) 
Number of dwelling units. No apartment house shall have more than eight dwelling units.
(4) 
Dwelling unit size. No dwelling unit shall have less than 700 square feet of livable floor space and not less than one separate bathroom. Any dwelling unit having more than one bedroom shall have, in addition to the 700 square feet of livable floor space specified herein, 150 square feet of livable floor space for each bedroom over one.
(5) 
Setbacks. Subject to the supplemental setback requirements of § 185-120, the minimum setbacks for apartment houses and their garages shall be as follows:
(a) 
Front setback: 50 feet.
(b) 
Side setbacks: 15 feet.
(c) 
Rear setback: 10 feet.
(d) 
There shall be at least 40 feet between the nearest points of any two apartment houses.
(6) 
Water, storm and sanitary sewers. No apartment house shall be erected unless serviced by public water, storm and sanitary sewers.
(7) 
Rental office. One office for rental or management purposes or for a caretaker unit may be established as part of an apartment development, provided that it is limited in size to one apartment unit or its equivalent and it is integrated into the development.