City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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The following uses are permitted in the B3 Redevelopment District:
A. 
Multiple-family dwellings.
B. 
Banks and professional, governmental and business, offices and studios.
C. 
Retail shops and service establishments, including caterers.
D. 
Hotels, motels, places of assembly and eating and drinking establishments, including drive-in or curb-service establishments.
[Amended 12-10-2007]
E. 
Parking lots and garage structures not accessory to other permitted uses.
F. 
Sewage pumping stations owned by a public authority.
G. 
Canal lock gatehouses.
H. 
Public utility facilities.
I. 
Bus passenger shelters, provided that there are no more than 20 seats in an open roofed structure.
J. 
Parks.
K. 
Accessory uses.
L. 
Condominium dwellings as a permitted use in the B-3 Redevelopment District.
[Added 10-11-2005]
[Amended 4-14-1986]
The following uses are permitted in the B3 Redevelopment District after issuance of a special permit:
A. 
Commercial marinas, mooring slips and private marina yacht clubs.
A. 
Area, yard, coverage and height. In any B3 Redevelopment District, area, yard, coverage and height requirements shall be as follows:
[Amended 9-8-1980; 10-11-2005]
Multiple-Family or Condominium Dwellings
All Other Permitted Uses
Minimum lot area (square feet)
435 for each dwelling unit
5,000
Minimum lot width (feet)
60
60
Minimum front yard
None
None
Minimum rear and side yard
None required, but if provided, must be at least 12 feet
Maximum floor area ratio
4.00
2.25
Maximum height:
Stories
15
15
Feet
165
165
Maximum coverage (percent)
40%
50%
Except for following commercial buildings within 300 feet of a municipal parking lot:
Garage structures
100%
Retail shop and service establishments
100%
Hotels and motels
50%
All other commercial buildings
85%
B. 
No private parking spaces are required for any use other than apartments, hotels or motels, if such use is located within 300 feet of a municipal parking lot.
C. 
Other supplementary regulations shall be as set forth in Article XVII hereof.
D. 
Site plan approval shall be required.