Town of Rotterdam, NY
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Chapter 270. Zoning

Article IV. General Requirements

§ 270-15. Accessory uses, buildings and structures.

Location. No permitted accessory use or building shall be located in the front yard in a residential district, except parking and landscaping.
Height. No accessory building or structures shall exceed 14 feet in height.
Yards. No detached accessory building or structure shall be located less than five feet from any rear or side lot line, except for permitted fences. Every attached accessory building or structure shall conform to all yard regulations of the principal building or use.
Exempted structures. If proposed handicap ramps and railings do not meet the minimum yard setback requirements of the zoning district, such handicap ramps and railings may be approved and permitted by the Town Engineer or Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer as a necessary use, provided that abutting property owners are notified and state in writing their acceptance of the proposed structure.
[Added 12-9-1998 by L.L. No. 18-1998; 7-9-2003 by L.L. No. 9-2003]
Small-scale solar. In the case of small-scale solar energy systems or devices, to the extent the foregoing provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of Article XXVIII, the provisions of Article XXVIII shall apply.
[Added 2-22-2017 by L.L. No. 1-2017]