Town of Wappinger, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wappinger 11-26-1990 by L.L. No. 5-1990, as amended 5-29-1991 by L.L. No. 5-1991, 4-25-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994 and 11-25-1996 by L.L. No. 6-1996. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Conservation Advisory Council — See Ch. 9.
Building construction — See Ch. 85.
Condominiums — See Ch. 101.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 117.
Professional consulting fees — See Ch. 122, Art. I.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 133.
Freshwater wetlands — See Ch. 137.
Go-carts — See Ch. 145.
Sewers — See Ch. 196.
Soil erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 206.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 214.
Water — See Ch. 234.
Attachment 1 - Schedule of Use Regulations - Residential Districts Attachment 2 - Schedule of Use Regulations Nonresidential Districts Attachment 3- Schedule of Dimensional Regulations - Residential Districts Attachment 4 - Schedule of Dimensional Regulations - Nonresidential District Attachment 5 - Figures 1-3 Attachment 6 - Planning and Zoning Departments Fees and Escrow Funds Attachment 7 - Minimum Standards: Common Driveway Construction Detail
Article I Title; Purposes; Adoption of Greenway Connections

§ 240-1 Title.

§ 240-2 Statement of purposes.

§ 240-2.1 Greenway Connections.

Article II Definitions

§ 240-3 Introduction.

§ 240-4 General construction of language.

§ 240-5 Definitions.

Article III Establishment of Districts

§ 240-6 Classes of districts.

§ 240-7 Rationale/intent of various district designations.

§ 240-8 Zoning Map.

§ 240-9 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 240-10 Lots in two or more districts or municipalities.

§ 240-11 Order of restrictiveness.

Article IV Application of Regulations

§ 240-12 Existing Town law violations.

§ 240-13 Conformity required.

§ 240-14 Minimum requirements.

§ 240-15 Conflicting standards.

§ 240-16 Nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 240-16.1 Shed amnesty.

Article V Regulations Applicable to All Districts

§ 240-17 General regulations.

§ 240-18 Building lots.

§ 240-19 Modification of lot requirements.

§ 240-20 Access and required street frontage.

§ 240-21 Yards and setbacks.

§ 240-22 Exceptions to building height regulations.

§ 240-23 Exterior lighting.

§ 240-24 Visibility at intersections.

§ 240-25 Multifamily and nonresidential uses.

§ 240-26 Tents, trailers and mobile homes.

§ 240-27 Temporary occupancy.

§ 240-27.1 Temporary construction and sales trailers.

§ 240-28 Satellite dish antennas.

§ 240-29 Signs.

§ 240-30 Accessory buildings.

§ 240-31 Minimum dwelling unit size.

§ 240-32 Wetlands, waterbodies, watercourses and steep slopes.

§ 240-33 Standards regulating development in flood-prone areas.

§ 240-34 Beekeeping.

§ 240-35 Architectural and historic district powers.

§ 240-36 Storage of gasoline.

§ 240-36.1 Use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

§ 240-36.2 Outdoor seating for existing food service establishments.

§ 240-36.3 Solar energy systems.

Article VI District Regulations

§ 240-37 District regulations.

§ 240-38 Multifamily Residence District.

§ 240-39 Planned Unit Development District.

Article VII Special Permit Uses

§ 240-40 General provisions.

§ 240-41 Board approval.

§ 240-42 Informal application.

§ 240-43 Formal application.

§ 240-44 General standards.

§ 240-45 Action by Building Inspector.

§ 240-46 Expiration, temporary permits, inspection, change and renewal.

§ 240-47 Existing violations.

§ 240-48 Fees.

Article VIII Supplementary Special Permit Use Regulations

§ 240-49 Individual standards and requirements for certain special permit uses.

§ 240-50 Designed residential development.

§ 240-51 Mobile home park.

§ 240-52 Gasoline filling stations.

§ 240-53 Accessory apartments.

§ 240-54 Professional office and professional studio uses in a residence.

§ 240-55 Farm uses, including accessory farm produce stands, nurseries and greenhouses.

§ 240-56 Conversion of certain existing large residential structures to a two-family or multifamily dwelling.

§ 240-57 Ground-mounted solar energy systems.

§ 240-58 Private schools, including religious schools and colleges.

§ 240-59 Temporary outdoor use and structures in all districts, and, in residential districts, temporary outdoor stands for the sale and display of field and garden crops.

§ 240-60 Temporary housing units (such as ECHO) incidental to permitted principal use.

§ 240-61 Guest cottages and caretaker dwellings.

§ 240-62 Private, community or fraternal recreation clubs.

§ 240-63 Private camps for seasonal residents.

§ 240-64 Nursing and convalescent homes, not including institutions for the mentally ill or facilities for the treatment of drug or alcohol addiction.

§ 240-65 Funeral homes.

§ 240-66 Day-care centers.

§ 240-67 Motor vehicle sales establishments.

§ 240-68 Contractor's lumber supply yard and wholesale lumber sales.

§ 240-69 Hotels and motels.

§ 240-70 Motor vehicle towing, repair and service.

§ 240-71 Veterinarian offices, pet day care and commercial kennels.

§ 240-72 Commercial recreation facilities.

§ 240-73 Bed-and-breakfast establishments.

§ 240-74 Riding academies and commercial stables.

§ 240-75 Adult uses.

§ 240-76 Entertainment uses.

§ 240-77 Cemeteries.

§ 240-78 Manufacturing, fabricating, finishing, assembling or repair.

§ 240-79 Tattoo parlors.

§ 240-80 Conversion of existing hotel or motel to congregate care facility.

§ 240-81 Telecommunications towers, antennas and personal wireless service facilities.

§ 240-81.1 Catalog showrooms for retail sales of off-site inventory.

§ 240-81.2 Pet crematoriums.

§ 240-81.3 Historic house tours, receptions and similar events.

§ 240-81.4 Pawnshops.

§ 240-81.5 Boardinghouse or rooming house.

Article IX Site Development Plans

§ 240-82 Site development plan approval.

§ 240-83 Approval and conformity required.

§ 240-84 Application for site development plan approval.

§ 240-85 Referral of application to Planning Board.

§ 240-86 Standards for site development plan approval.

§ 240-87 Public hearing for site development plan review.

§ 240-88 Waiver and modification of requirements.

§ 240-89 Planning Board decision.

§ 240-90 Expiration of approval.

§ 240-91 Application to Building Inspector.

§ 240-92 As-built survey.

§ 240-93 Planning Board initiative.

Article X Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 240-94 General.

§ 240-95 Existing structures and uses.

§ 240-96 Location, use, design, construction and maintenance.

§ 240-97 Schedule of off-street parking requirements.

§ 240-98 Operation and maintenance of off-street parking facilities.

§ 240-99 Off-street loading requirements.

§ 240-100 Driveways.

Article XI Performance Standards

§ 240-101 Conformance required.

§ 240-102 Purposes.

§ 240-103 Standards.

§ 240-104 Procedure.

§ 240-105 (Reserved)

Article XII Administration and Enforcement

§ 240-106 Zoning Administrator.

§ 240-106.1 Enforcement.

§ 240-107 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ 240-108 Building permits.

§ 240-109 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 240-110 Fees.

§ 240-111 Compliance with State Environmental Quality Review Act.

Article XIII Amendments

§ 240-112 Amendments.