Zoning Codes and Forms

1. General Provisions

125 Stormwater and Erosion Control

  1. 125-1. Short title
  2. 125-2. Findings of fact.
  3. 125-3. Effective date.
  4. 125-4. Statutory authority.
  5. 125-5. Purpose and objectives.
  6. 125-6. Definitions.
  7. 125-7. Jurisdiction
  8. 125-8. Prohibitions.
  9. 125-9. Project classification for stormwater management.
  10. 125-10. Design requirements and performance standards.
  11. 125-11. Erosion control measures.
  12. 125-12. Maintenance of stormwater control facilities required.
  13. 125-13. Permit application review procedures.
  14. 125-14. Criteria for issuance of stormwater control permits.
  15. 125-15. Variances.
  16. 125-16. Enforcement; penalties for offenses.
  17. 125-17.  Alternative or additional remedy.
  18. 125-18  Stop-work order.
  19. 125-19  Suspension of administrative review.
  20. 125-20  Misrepresentation.
    125a SCHEDULE A DEFINITIONS
    125b SCHEDULE B ENGINEERING SPECIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
    125c SCHEDULE C
    125d SCHEDULE D RAINFALL INTENSITY CURVES FOR LAKE GEORGE, NY
    125e SCHEDULE E STORMWATER MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT
    125f SCHEDULE F
    125m Figure 5-1
    125n Figure 5-2
    125j Figure 5-3b
    125w Figure 5-3b
    125s Figure 5-4a
    125k Figure 5-4b
    125l Figure 5-5
    125o Figure 5-6
    125g Figure 5-7
    125i Figure 5-8
    125h Figure 5-9
    125p Figure 6-1
    125q Figure 6-2
    125r Figure 6-3
    125t Figure 6-8
    125u Figure 6-9
    125v Figure 6-10

150. Subdivision of Land

Article I Declaration of Policy

  • 150-1. Policy.
  • 150-2. Clearing of land.

Article II Definitions

  • 150-3. Definitions and word use.

Article III Procedures for Filing and Review of Subdivision Applications

  • 150-4. Approval of application required.
  • 150-5. Sketch plan.
  • 150-6. Review of minor subdivision plats.
  • 150-7. Review of major subdivision preliminary plats.
  • 150-8. Review of major subdivision final plat.
  • 150-9. Required improvements.
  • 150-10. Filing of approved subdivision plat.
  • 150-11. Public streets, parks and recreation areas.
  • 150-12. Cluster development.
  • 150-13. Fees.

Article IV General Requirements and Design Standards

  • 150-14. Adherence to standards and requirements.
  • 150-15. General.
  • 150-16. Layout of streets and roads.
  • 150-17. Design standards.

Article V Regional Subdivision

  • 150-18. Additional provisions.
  • 150-19. Special review for Class B Regional Subdivisions.
  • 150-20. Special permit for Class B Regional Subdivisions.
  • 150-21. Special procedure for Class B Regional Subdivisions.
  • 150-22. Special procedures for Class A Regional Subdivisions.

Article VI Application Requirements

  • 150-23. Sketch plan.150-24. Minor subdivision plat.
  • 150-25. Major subdivision preliminary plat and accompanying data.
  • 150-26. Major subdivision plat and accompanying data.

Article VII Waivers

  • 150-27. Waiver of requirements.
  • 150-28. Imposition of conditions.
  • 150-29. Denial of access to municipal services.

Article VIII Separability

  • 150-30. Separability.
    • Appendix A, Class A Regional Subdivisions
    • Appendix B, Class B Regional Subdivisions
    • Appendix C, Development Objectives for Use in Review of Regional Subdivisions

200. Zoning

Article I Introductory Provision

  • 200-1. Short title.
  • 200-2. Authority.
  • 200-3. Purpose and objective of the chapter.
  • 200-4. Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • 200-5. Planning Board.

Article II General Provisions

  • 200-6. Applicability to land use or development within the town.
  • 200-7. Authority of the Adirondack Park Agency.
  • 200-8. Definitions.

Article III Zoning Maps

  • 200-9. Town Zoning Map.
  • 200-10. Interpretation of zoning district boundaries.
  • 200-11. Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map.

Article IV Zoning Districts and Regulations

  • 200-12. Zoning districts.
  • 200-13. Schedule of regulations.
  • 200-14. Use regulations.

Schedules of Use, Area, Bulk and Height Regulations
ZONING DISTRICT: LC 25/45 Land Conservation
ZONING DISTRICT: RR 5/10 Rural Residential
ZONING DISTRICT: RL 3 Residential Low Density
ZONING DISTRICT: RCL 3 Residential-Commercial Low Density
ZONING DISTRICT: RIL 3 Residential-Industrial Low Density
ZONING DISTRICT: RM 1.3 Residential Medium Density
ZONING DISTRICT: RCM 1.3 Residential-Commercial Medium Density
ZONING DISTRICT: RCH 5000 Residential-Commercial Hamlet
ZONING DISTRICT: GB 5000 General Business

  • 200-15. Zoning Schedule of Area, Bulk and Height Controls.
  • 200-16. Special density regulations in certain districts.
  • 200-17. Provisions for clustering sites for development.
  • 200-18. New multiple principal buildings on the same lot.
  • 200-19. Setbacks for cabin colonies.
  • 200-20. Scenic travel corridor overlay district.
  • 200-21. Application of regulations.
  • 200-22. Sign regulations.
  • 200-23. Parcels located in more than one zoning district.
  • 200-24. Petition Zoning Ordinances.

Article V Approval of Site Plans and Certain Uses

  • 200-25. Purpose of article.
  • 200-26. Applicability of article.
  • 200-27. Authorization to approve or disapprove site plan.
  • 200-28. Application for review of site plan.
  • 200-29. Procedure.
  • 200-30. Criteria for review of Type I and Type II site plan review.
  • 200-31. Requirements for Type I and Type II site plan review.
  • 200-32. Development considerations.

Article VI Regional Project Review

  • 200-33. Purpose of article.
  • 200-34. Criteria for review of Class A regional projects by the Adirondack Park Agency.
  • 200-35. Planning Board authority regarding Class A regional projects.
  • 200-36. Regional project review criteria.

Article VII Supplementary Regulations

  • 200-37. Shoreline regulations.
  • 200-38. Docks and boathouses.
  • 200-39. Tourist accommodations.
  • 200-40. Multiple-family dwellings.
  • 200-41. Agricultural uses.
  • 200-42. Animal husbandry.
  • 200-43. Cultivation.
  • 200-44. Mining, excavation of minerals/gravel.
  • 200-45. Storage of volatile liquids.
  • 200-46. Soil erosion standards.
  • 200-47. Standards for the regulation of mobile homes, transient mobile home courts and campgrounds.
  • 200-48. Off-street parking and loading.
  • 200-49. Sign regulations.
  • §200-50. Antennas and dishes.
  • 200-51. Clearing regulations.
  • 200-52. Fence regulations.
  • 200-53. Architectural review.

Article VIII General Exceptions

  • 200-54. General exception to minimum lot area requirements.
  • 200-55. Gifts, devices and inheritances.

Article IX Nonconforming Uses and Structures

  • 200-56. Continuation.
  • 200-57. Conversions of certain existing uses.
  • 200-58. Discontinuance.
  • 200-59. Change.
  • 200-60. Completion of structure.
  • 200-61. Destruction of nonconforming use.

Article X Variances

  • 200-62. Purpose of article.
  • 200-63. Authorization to grant or deny variances.
  • 200-64. Application for variance.
  • 200-65. Requirements for granting variances.
  • 200-66. Referrals.
  • 200-67. Variance application hearing and decision.

Article XI Amendments

  • 200-68. Purpose of article.
  • 200-69. Referrals.
  • 200-70. Hearing and decision on proposed amendment.
  • 200-71. Records of amendments.

Article XII Administrative Provisions

  • 200-72. Zoning Administrator.
  • 200-73. Required records.
  • 200-74. Appeal from action of Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals
  • 200-75. Form of petitions, applications and appeals.
  • 200-76. Application fees.
  • 200-77. Notice of public hearing.
  • 200-78. Building permits.
  • 200-79. Certificate of occupancy.
  • 200-80. Site inspections.

Article XIII Enforcement

  • 200-81. Penalties for offenses.
  • 200-82. Procedure for filing complaint.
  • 200-83. Alternative remedy.
  • 200-84. Stop-work order.
  • 200-85. Misrepresentation.

Article XIV Cluster Provisions

  • 200-86. Cluster provisions as per Town Law
  • 278.200-87. Requirements for clustering.

Article XV Planned Unit Development (PUD) Provisions

  • 200-88. Statement of purposes and objectives.
  • 200-89. General requirements for Planned Unit Development (PUD).
  • 200-90. Planned unit development application procedure & approval process.
  • 200-91. Preliminary and final plat approvals standards.
  • 200-92. Project staging.
  • 200-93. Other regulations applicable to planned unit developments.
  • 200-94. Financial responsibility.

Article XVI Repealer

  • 200-95. Repeal of prior Zoning Ordinance.

Article XVII Telecommunications Towers

  • 200-96. Enabling authority.
  • 200-97. Definitions.
  • 200-98. Purpose.
  • 200-99. Application of site plan review regulations.
  • 200-100. Site plan review.
  • 200-101. Authority to impose conditions:
  • 200-102. Professional review fees:

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