There is hereby established a Zoning Plan for the Town of Neversink which plan is set forth in the text, Schedule of District Regulations and Zoning Map that constitute this chapter.
[Amended 1-23-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]
It is the legislative purpose of this Zoning Law to provide for the orderly and desirable development and use of land in accordance with authority granted to towns in §§ 261 through 266 of the New York State Town Law. This chapter is, moreover, intended to promote the public health, safety and welfare by meeting the goals, objectives and recommendations set forth in the Town of Neversink Comprehensive Plan and effectuate the Comprehensive Plan. Accordingly, in furtherance of such intention, this chapter shall supercede, in part, in their application to the Town of Neversink, the provisions of the aforesaid sections of the New York State Town Law. Specifically, this chapter is intended to carry out, but not be limited to, the following objectives:
To provide for the public health and safety of Town residents.
To encourage the availability of clean water and proper sewage disposal within the Town.
To maintain and protect the rural character of the Town.
To strongly encourage the protection of agricultural resources.
To protect the natural amenities and environmentally sensitive areas of the Town.
To prevent excessively dense and inefficiently spaced development.
To prevent overcrowding of structures.
To protect and enhance the historic structures and sites of the Town.
To discourage nuisances and harmful and unsightly uses.
To protect the community against unsightly and obtrusive land uses and operations.