Town of Penfield, NY
Monroe County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Penfield 2-23-1981; amended in its entirety 12-16-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 94.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 120.
Sewers — See Ch. 180.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 198.
Waterways — See Ch. 232.
Incentive zoning — See Ch. 255.
Article I General Provisions

§ 250-1.1 Title.

§ 250-1.2 Authority.

§ 250-1.3 Purpose and objectives.

§ 250-1.4 Interpretation.

§ 250-1.5 Severability.

Article II Definitions

§ 250-2.1 Word usage.

§ 250-2.2 Terms defined.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 250-3.1 Applicability of district regulations.

§ 250-3.2 Classification of districts.

§ 250-3.3 District locations.

§ 250-3.4 Official Zoning Map.

§ 250-3.5 Interpretation of district boundaries.

Article IV Explicitly Prohibited Uses; Natural Gas and/or Petroleum Extractions, Exploration or Production Wastes

§ 250-4.1 Explicitly prohibited uses.

§ 250-4.2 Prohibition against natural gas and/or petroleum extraction, exploration or production wastes.

§ 250-4.3 Exceptions.

Article V District Regulations

§ 250-5.1 Single-family residential districts.

§ 250-5.2 Multiple Residence District (MR).

§ 250-5.3 Townhouse Dwelling District (TH).

§ 250-5.4 Planned Development District (PD).

§ 250-5.5 Business Non-Retail District (BN-R).

§ 250-5.6 Limited Business District (LB).

§ 250-5.7 General Business District (GB).

§ 250-5.8 Limited Industrial District (LI).

§ 250-5.9 LaSalle's Landing Development District (LLD).

§ 250-5.10 Four Corners District (FC).

§ 250-5.11 Mobile/Manufactured Home Parks (MHP).

Article VI Overlay Districts

§ 250-6.1 Environmental Protection Overlay Districts (EPOD).

§ 250-6.2 Historic Preservation Overlay District (HPOD).

§ 250-6.3 Routes 441/250 Overlay District (TFOD).

Article VII Provisions Applicable to All Districts

§ 250-7.1 Fences, hedges and screen plantings.

§ 250-7.2 Buffers, berms and screen plantings.

§ 250-7.3 Clear vision zone.

§ 250-7.4 Exceptions to height limitations.

§ 250-7.5 Access regulations.

§ 250-7.6 Noise.

§ 250-7.7 Off-street parking.

§ 250-7.8 Use of parking facilities.

§ 250-7.9 Traffic and parking control standards for all districts, excluding single-family.

§ 250-7.10 Pedestrian access.

§ 250-7.11 Exterior property maintenance; strip mall business signs.

§ 250-7.12 Maintenance agreements.

§ 250-7.13 Nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 250-7.14 Preexisting, legal nonconforming natural gas and/or petroleum extraction activities.

§ 250-7.15 Nonconforming lot size, open space, height or building size regulations.

§ 250-7.16 Destruction or maintenance of structures.

§ 250-7.17 Lighting.

§ 250-7.18 Roadside stands; farm markets.

§ 250-7.19 Dumping of waste material; compost piles.

§ 250-7.20 Outside storage and display.

§ 250-7.21 Property numbering.

§ 250-7.22 Recreational ramps.

Article VIII Fill and Excavation Permits

§ 250-8.1 Title and interpretation.

§ 250-8.2 Purpose.

§ 250-8.3 Activities requiring permits.

§ 250-8.4 Permits.

§ 250-8.5 Permit application.

§ 250-8.6 Permit requirements.

§ 250-8.7 Inspections.

§ 250-8.8 Exceptions.

§ 250-8.9 Penalties for offenses.

Article IX Mining and Topsoil Sales

§ 250-9.1 Title and interpretation.

§ 250-9.2 Purpose.

§ 250-9.3 Applicability.

§ 250-9.4 Permit provisions.

§ 250-9.5 Dimensional and safety requirements.

§ 250-9.6 Inspections.

§ 250-9.7 Exceptions.

§ 250-9.8 Penalties for offenses.

Article X Signs

§ 250-10.1 Purpose and scope.

§ 250-10.2 Sign permits.

§ 250-10.3 Special use permits.

§ 250-10.4 Sign fees.

§ 250-10.5 Sign measurement.

§ 250-10.6 Permit not transferable.

§ 250-10.7 Permit term.

§ 250-10.8 Change in advertising copy.

§ 250-10.9 Sign maintenance requirements.

§ 250-10.10 Sign location.

§ 250-10.11 General provisions.

§ 250-10.12 Freestanding signs for business and industry.

§ 250-10.13 Building-mounted signs permitted for business and industry.

§ 250-10.14 Gasoline service station signs.

§ 250-10.15 Other signs.

§ 250-10.16 Residential signs.

§ 250-10.17 Traffic control signs.

§ 250-10.18 Parking area signs.

§ 250-10.19 Home occupation signs.

§ 250-10.20 Portable temporary signs.

§ 250-10.21 Real estate signs.

§ 250-10.22 Driveway signs.

§ 250-10.23 Existing signs.

§ 250-10.24 Exemptions.

§ 250-10.25 Political signs.

§ 250-10.26 Four Corners signage.

Article XI Subdivision Approval

§ 250-11.1 Purpose.

§ 250-11.2 Authorization to approve or deny subdivision plats.

§ 250-11.3 Factors for consideration.

§ 250-11.4 Cluster development.

§ 250-11.5 Required subdivision map.

Article XII Site Plan Approval

§ 250-12.1 Purpose.

§ 250-12.2 Authorization to approve or deny site plans.

§ 250-12.3 Factors for consideration.

§ 250-12.4 Limitation on construction time.

§ 250-12.5 Irrevocable letter of credit or certified check.

Article XIII Conditional Use Permits

§ 250-13.1 Purpose.

§ 250-13.2 Authorization to approve or deny conditional uses.

§ 250-13.3 Application for conditional use.

§ 250-13.4 Standards governing conditional uses.

§ 250-13.5 Public hearing.

§ 250-13.6 Golf courses.

§ 250-13.7 Gasoline service stations.

§ 250-13.8 Gasoline self-service stations.

§ 250-13.9 Bed-and-breakfast facilities.

§ 250-13.10 Child-care facilities.

§ 250-13.11 Telecommunication systems.

Article XIV Variances and Special Use Permits

§ 250-14.1 Purpose.

§ 250-14.2 Authorization to grant or deny variances.

§ 250-14.3 Application for variance or special use permit.

§ 250-14.4 Circumstances for granting variances.

§ 250-14.5 Appeals, variances and special use permits.

§ 250-14.6 Recreational areas.

Article XV Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 250-15.1 Amendments.

§ 250-15.2 Fees.

§ 250-15.3 Engineering review fee.

§ 250-15.4 Notice of public hearing; neighbor notification.

§ 250-15.5 Limitation on new applications.

§ 250-15.6 Essential services.

§ 250-15.7 Temporary uses.

§ 250-15.8 Order to abate violation.

§ 250-15.9 Penalties for offenses.

§ 250-15.10 Assessment of charges.