Town of Ulysses, NY
Tompkins County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ulysses 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 80.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 89.
Storm sewers — See Ch. 149.
Stormwater management and erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 156.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 164.
Water — See Ch. 200.
Article I Purpose

§ 212-1 Declaration of policy.

Article II Application

§ 212-2 Conformance.

§ 212-3 Space and construction.

§ 212-4 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

§ 212-5 Building permits.

§ 212-6 Fees for permits.

§ 212-7 Building Code conformance.

§ 212-8 Approval of Tompkins County Health Department.

§ 212-9 Certificate of compliance or occupancy.

§ 212-10 Establishment of districts.

§ 212-11 District boundaries.

§ 212-12 Amendments.

§ 212-13 Local laws superseded.

§ 212-14 Number of dwellings on a lot.

§ 212-15 Right to inspect.

Article III Administration

§ 212-16 Board of Zoning Appeals.

§ 212-17 Planning Board.

§ 212-18 Special permits.

§ 212-19 Site plan review.

§ 212-20 Rezoning for DD—Development Districts or other rezoning actions.

Article IV Terminology

§ 212-21 Word usage.

§ 212-22 Definitions.

Article V A1 — Agricultural District

§ 212-23 Purpose.

§ 212-24 Right to farm.

§ 212-25 Permitted uses.

§ 212-26 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-27 Uses allowed by site plan approval.

§ 212-28 Uses allowed by special permit.

§ 212-29 Lot area and yard requirements.

Article VI A2 — Special Agricultural District

§ 212-30 Purpose.

§ 212-31 Permitted uses.

§ 212-32 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-33 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-34 Buffer areas.

Article VII R1 — Rural Residence District

§ 212-35 Purpose.

§ 212-36 Permitted uses.

§ 212-37 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-38 Uses permitted by site plan approval.

§ 212-39 Uses allowed by special permit.

§ 212-40 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-41 Buffer areas.

Article VIII R2 — Moderate-Density Residence District

§ 212-42 Purpose.

§ 212-43 Permitted uses.

§ 212-44 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-45 Uses permitted by site plan approval.

§ 212-46 Uses allowed by special permit.

§ 212-47 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-48 Buffer areas.

Article IX LS — Lakeshore District

§ 212-49 Purpose.

§ 212-50 Permitted uses.

§ 212-51 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-52 Uses permitted by site plan approval.

§ 212-53 Uses allowed by special permit.

§ 212-54 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-55 Design standards.

§ 212-56 Limitations on subdivision of parent tracts.

Article X CD — Conservation District

§ 212-57 Purpose.

§ 212-58 Permitted uses.

§ 212-59 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-60 Uses allowed by special permit.

§ 212-61 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-62 Design standards.

Article XI RM — Multiple-Residence District

§ 212-63 Purpose.

§ 212-64 Establishment of district.

§ 212-65 Permitted uses.

§ 212-66 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-67 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-68 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-69 Buffer areas.

Article XII MHP — Manufactured Home Park District

§ 212-70 Purpose.

§ 212-71 Permitted uses.

§ 212-72 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-73 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-74 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-75 Buffer areas.

Article XIII H1 — Hamlet District

§ 212-76 Purpose.

§ 212-77 Permitted uses.

§ 212-78 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-79 Uses permitted by site plan approval.

§ 212-80 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-81 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-82 Buffer areas.

Article XIV H2 — Hamlet Residential District

§ 212-83 Purpose.

§ 212-84 Permitted uses.

§ 212-85 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-86 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-87 Lot area and yard requirements.

Article XV B1 — Business District

§ 212-88 Purpose.

§ 212-89 Permitted uses.

§ 212-90 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-91 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-92 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-93 Buffer areas.

§ 212-94 Building permits.

Article XVI MD — Marina District

§ 212-95 Purpose.

§ 212-96 Permitted uses.

§ 212-97 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-98 Uses permitted by site plan review.

§ 212-99 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-100 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-101 Buffer areas.

§ 212-102 Design standards.

Article XVII IL — Light Industry District

§ 212-103 Purpose.

§ 212-104 Permitted uses.

§ 212-105 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-106 Uses by special permit.

§ 212-107 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-108 Buffer areas.

§ 212-109 Building permits.

Article XVIII PR — Park/Recreation District

§ 212-110 Purpose.

§ 212-111 Permitted uses.

§ 212-112 Uses permitted by special permit.

§ 212-113 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 212-114 Lot area and yard requirements.

§ 212-115 Buffer areas.

Article XIX Development Districts

§ 212-116 Purpose.

§ 212-117 Establishment.

§ 212-118 Existing development districts.

Article XX Design Standards

§ 212-119 Purpose.

§ 212-120 Environmental performance standards.

§ 212-121 Standards for parking in all zoning districts.

§ 212-122 Standards for signs.

§ 212-123 Standards for outdoor lighting.

§ 212-124 Standards for vegetated buffer areas.

§ 212-125 Standards for adult entertainment businesses.

§ 212-126 Standards for animals in residential areas.

§ 212-127 Standards for campgrounds.

§ 212-128 Standards for elder cottage housing.

§ 212-129 Standards for extractive industry.

§ 212-130 Standards for flag lots.

§ 212-131 Standards for public garages, gasoline sales stations and body shops.

§ 212-132 Standards for manufactured home parks.

§ 212-133 Standards for land development in RM — Multiple-Residence District.

§ 212-134 Standards for residential swimming pools.

§ 212-135 Standards for roadside stands.

§ 212-136 Standards for sawmills.

§ 212-137 Standards for self-service storage facility.

§ 212-138 Standards for commercial stables.

§ 212-139 Standards for agricultural commerce.

Article XXI Land Subdivision Regulations

§ 212-140 Review procedures and design standards.

§ 212-141 Definitions.

§ 212-142 Subdivision procedures.

Article XXII Communication Transmission Towers and Telecommunications Facilities

§ 212-143 Purpose.

§ 212-144 Exemptions.

§ 212-145 Definitions.

§ 212-146 Standards.

§ 212-147 Filing application.

§ 212-148 Planning Board procedure.

§ 212-149 Building permits.

§ 212-150 Limited permit.

§ 212-151 Removal provisions.

Article XXIII Nonconformance

§ 212-152 Nonconforming buildings/structures.

§ 212-153 Nonconforming uses of land and buildings/structures.

§ 212-154 Dwellings on nonconforming lots.

§ 212-155 Continuation of construction.

§ 212-156 Restoration.

§ 212-157 Board of Zoning Appeals determination.

§ 212-158 Variance criteria.

Article XXIV General Provisions

§ 212-159 Temporary accessory residence.

§ 212-160 Existing lots.

§ 212-161 Open porches.

§ 212-162 Fences and walls.

§ 212-163 Corner visibility.

§ 212-164 Projections in yards.

§ 212-165 Reduction of lot area.

§ 212-166 More than one building on lot.

§ 212-167 Accessory buildings.

§ 212-168 Abandoned cellar holes and destroyed or derelict buildings.

§ 212-169 Abandoned wells.

§ 212-170 Discontinuance of junkyards, open storage, automobile sales lots.

§ 212-171 Power generation facilities or structures.

§ 212-172 Singlewide manufactured homes.

§ 212-173 Natural gas and/or petroleum exploration, extraction, support activities and production wastes.