Town of Ulysses, NY
Tompkins County
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§ 212-70 Purpose.

The purpose of the MHP—Manufactured Home Park District is to expand opportunities for quality and affordable housing in the Town and to protect existing and future single-family and two-family residential neighborhoods, consistent with the Ulysses Comprehensive Plan and the goals of organized and logical growth, increased employment opportunities and an increased tax base.

§ 212-71 Permitted uses.

In the MHP—Manufactured Home Park District, no building or structure shall be erected, altered or extended, and no land or building thereof shall be used for any purpose or purposes other than the following:
A. 
Campground, seasonal subject to the provisions of Article XX, § 212-127.
B. 
Doublewide manufactured homes and their accessory structures.
C. 
Singlewide manufactured homes and their accessory structures.
D. 
Single-family residences and their accessory structures.
E. 
Two-family residences and their accessory structures.

§ 212-72 Permitted accessory uses.

Such necessary uses as are customarily incidental to the above uses, including rental offices, storage sheds, coin-operated laundry facilities for use by residents, and refuse dumpsters, as well as the following:
A. 
Family adult care.
B. 
Family child care.
C. 
Garages provided for the use of residents only.
D. 
Signs as regulated under Article XX, § 212-122; also note Article XX, § 212-122D.
E. 
Storage sheds for the use of residents of individual lots, provided that said shed is shown on an approved site plan.
F. 
Self-service storage facilities, provided solely for the use of park residents, and provided that said facilities are shown on an approved site plan.
G. 
Temporary buildings as defined in Article IV.
H. 
Vehicle parking, pursuant to the provisions of Article XX, § 212-121.

§ 212-73 Uses permitted by special permit.

The following uses are allowed upon approval of a special permit pursuant to Article III, § 212-18, subject to the design standards set forth in Article XX:
A. 
Business directional signs, subject to limitations set forth in Article XX, § 212-122D.
B. 
Child-care centers, group child care.
C. 
Community centers.

§ 212-74 Lot area and yard requirements.

A. 
Minimum lot area shall be one acre.
B. 
Maximum allowed density shall be one dwelling for each 6,000 square feet of lot area.
C. 
Minimum lot width at front lot line shall be 160 feet.
D. 
Minimum lot depth shall be 250 feet.
E. 
Minimum front yard setback shall be 50 feet.
F. 
Minimum side yard setbacks shall be 25 feet, except that accessory structures, excluding garages, not exceeding 10 feet in height, may be placed not less than 10 feet from a side lot line.
G. 
Minimum rear yard setback shall be 25 feet, except that accessory structures, excluding garages not exceeding 10 feet in height, may be placed not less than 10 feet from a rear lot line.
H. 
Maximum building height for any building or structure shall be 32 feet above average grade measured at the building perimeter.
I. 
Maximum lot coverage by buildings, parking areas, driveways, walkways and other impervious surfaces shall not exceed 50% of total parcel area.

§ 212-75 Buffer areas.

No buildings or other structures, or parking areas, shall be located within 50 feet from a stream edge or any wetland as defined by state or federal law.