City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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[Amended 9-8-1980]
Within any R2 Residential 2 District, a building, structure, lot or land shall be used for only one of the following permitted uses or for only one special permitted use listed in § 280-21:
A. 
One-family dwellings.
B. 
Schools.
C. 
Religious institutions.
D. 
Agricultural uses.
E. 
Accessory uses.
[Amended 9-8-1980]
Within any R2 Residential 2 District, a building, structure, lot or land shall be used for only one of the following uses after issuance of a special permit or for only one of the permitted uses listed in § 280-20:
A. 
Home occupation.
B. 
Public utility facilities.
C. 
Outdoor recreation.
D. 
Community centers.
E. 
Hospitals or nursing homes.
F. 
Clubs.
G. 
Philanthropic institutions.
H. 
Internal conversion of attached garage or porch to living space (bedrooms, kitchen, family room or bathroom). A kitchen shall not be installed unless it is replacing an existing kitchen.
[Added 6-22-2009]
I. 
Internal conversion of preexisting nonconforming use for additional living space (bedrooms, kitchen, family room or bathroom). A kitchen shall not be installed unless it is replacing an existing kitchen.
[Added 6-22-2009]
A. 
Area, yard, coverage and height. In any R2 Residential 2 District, area, yard, coverage and height requirements shall be as follows:
[Amended 9-8-1980; 5-29-2007]
One-Family Dwelling
All Other Uses
(except public utility)
Minimum lot area (square feet)
10,000
50,000
Minimum lot width (feet)
75
150
Minimum yards (feet):
Front
25
50
Rear
30
50
Side:
Total
25
30
Minimum
8
Maximum coverage
Building area
25%
20%
Paved area
25%
Shall not exceed 1,750 square feet
25%
Shall not exceed 1,750 square feet
Maximum height
Principal building
3 stories or 35 feet, whichever is less
Accessory building
15 feet
B. 
Supplementary regulations shall be as set forth in Article XVII hereof.
C. 
Site plan approval shall be required for nonresidential uses.