This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Zoning Law of the Town of Catskill, New York."
The Town Board of the Town of Catskill in the County of Greene, pursuant to New York State Town Law, hereby ordains, enacts and publishes this chapter.
The purpose of this chapter is to promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the community. In accordance with the Town's Comprehensive Master Plan, this chapter is designed to secure safety from fire, flood, panic and other dangers; to promote health and general welfare; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent crowding the land and undue concentration of population; to facilitate transportation, water, sewage, schools, parks and other public services; to assure privacy for residents and freedom from nuisance and things harmful to the senses.
No building shall hereafter be used or occupied and no building or part thereof shall be erected, moved or altered unless in conformity with the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.
No building shall hereafter be erected or altered to accommodate or house a greater number of families or have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards or side yards than is herein required for the district in which such a building is located.
No part of a yard or other open space about any building required for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this chapter shall be included as part of a yard or other open space similarly required for another building.
No land shall hereafter be used or occupied unless in conformity with the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.