Town of Southold, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southold 4-9-1957; amended in its entirety 11-23-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Agricultural lands preservation — See Ch. 70.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 148.
Junkyards — See Ch. 166.
Landmark preservation — See Ch. 170.
Open space preservation — See Ch. 185.
Soil removal — See Ch. 228.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 240.
Tourist and trailer camps — See Ch. 253.
Wetlands and shoreline — See Ch. 275.
280a Density Res. Dist Table 280b Density Nonres. Dist Table 280c Bulk Sched Res. Dist Table 280d Bulk Sched Bus Office and Ind Dist Table 280e Bulk Schedule AA 280f Open Space 280g Bulk Schedules
Article I General Provisions

§ 280-1 Title.

§ 280-2 Purposes.

§ 280-3 Interpretation and conflicts.

§ 280-4 Definitions.

Article II Districts

§ 280-5 District designations.

§ 280-6 Zoning Map.

§ 280-7 District boundaries.

§ 280-8 Effect of establishment of districts.

§ 280-9 Lot recognition.

§ 280-10 Merger.

§ 280-11 Waiver of merger.

Article III Agricultural-Conservation (A-C) District and Low-Density Residential R-80, R-120, R-200 and R-400 Districts

§ 280-12 Purpose.

§ 280-13 Use regulations.

§ 280-14 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-15 Accessory buildings and structures.

Article IV Low-Density Residential R-40 District

§ 280-16 Purpose.

§ 280-17 Use regulations.

§ 280-18 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-19 Accessory buildings.

Article V Hamlet Density (HD) Residential District

§ 280-20 Purpose.

§ 280-21 Applicability.

§ 280-22 Use regulations.

§ 280-23 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article VI Affordable Housing (AHD) District

§ 280-24 Purpose; applicability of amendments.

§ 280-25 Definitions.

§ 280-26 Applicability.

§ 280-27 Use regulations.

§ 280-28 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-29 Application procedure.

§ 280-30 General regulations and requirements.

§ 280-31 Administration.

§ 280-32 Applicability of other Code provisions.

§ 280-32.1 Maintenance and upkeep.

§ 280-33 Penalties for offenses.

Article VII Resort Residential (RR) District

§ 280-34 Purpose.

§ 280-35 Use regulations.

§ 280-36 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article VIII Residential Office (RO) District

§ 280-37 Purpose.

§ 280-38 Use regulations.

§ 280-39 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article IX Limited Business (LB) District

§ 280-40 Purpose.

§ 280-41 Use regulations.

§ 280-42 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-43 Front yard setbacks.

Article X Hamlet Business (HB) District

§ 280-44 Purpose.

§ 280-45 Use regulations.

§ 280-46 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article XI General Business (B) District

§ 280-47 Purpose.

§ 280-48 Use regulations.

§ 280-49 Bulk, area and parking requirements.

§ 280-50 Front yard setbacks.

Article XII Marine I (MI) District

§ 280-51 Purpose.

§ 280-52 Use regulations.

§ 280-53 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article XIII Marine II (MII) District

§ 280-54 Purpose.

§ 280-55 Use regulations.

§ 280-56 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

Article XIV Light Industrial Park/Planned Office Park (LIO) District

§ 280-57 Purpose.

§ 280-58 Use regulations.

§ 280-59 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-60 Front yard setbacks.

Article XV Light Industrial (LI) District

§ 280-61 Purpose.

§ 280-62 Use regulations.

§ 280-63 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-64 Front yard setbacks.

Article XVI Density, Minimum Lot Size and Bulk Schedules

§ 280-65 Repeal of existing schedule; incorporation of new schedules.

§ 280-66 Conformance required.

Article XVII Wireless Communication Facilities

§ 280-67 Purpose.

§ 280-68 Scope.

§ 280-69 Definitions.

§ 280-70 General requirements for all wireless communication facilities.

§ 280-71 Required approvals.

§ 280-72 Site plan approval.

§ 280-73 Special exception approval.

§ 280-74 Application fees and requirements.

§ 280-75 Historic buildings and districts.

§ 280-76 Removal; height reduction.

§ 280-76.1 Preexisting antenna support structures and antennas.

§ 280-76.2 Waivers of criteria.

§ 280-76.3 Relief.

§ 280-76.4 Severability.

§ 280-76.5 When effective.

Article XVIII Parking and Loading Areas

§ 280-77 Purpose.

§ 280-78 Off-street parking areas.

§ 280-79 Off-street loading areas.

Article XIX Signs

§ 280-80 Purpose.

§ 280-81 Applicability; permit required; application; approval; fees.

§ 280-82 General design principles.

§ 280-83 Prohibitions and general restrictions.

§ 280-84 Limitation of content or copy.

§ 280-85 Specific signs.

§ 280-86 Specific sign requirements.

§ 280-87 Sign illumination.

§ 280-88 Unsafe, abandoned and unlawful signs.

§ 280-89 Transition.

§ 280-90 Nonconforming signs.

Article XX Landscaping, Screening and Buffer Regulations

§ 280-91 Purpose.

§ 280-92 General requirements.

§ 280-93 Front landscaped area.

§ 280-94 Transition buffer area.

§ 280-95 Landscaped parking area.

§ 280-96 Properties located adjacent to creeks.

Article XXI Farmland Bill of Rights

§ 280-97 Right to farm.

§ 280-98 Definitions.

§ 280-99 Right to undertake protected farm practices.

§ 280-100 Right to notice provided by Town agencies.

§ 280-101 Right to notice by brokers and agents.

§ 280-102 Enforcement.

§ 280-103 Severability.

Article XXII Supplementary Regulations

§ 280-104 Exceptions and modifications.

§ 280-105 Height of fences, walls and berms.

§ 280-106 Corner lots.

§ 280-107 Building length and separation for buildings containing multiple dwellings.

§ 280-108 Courts.

§ 280-109 Access requirements.

§ 280-110 Open storage.

§ 280-111 Prohibited uses in all districts.

§ 280-112 Provisions for community water, sewer and utility facilities.

§ 280-113 Land under water; filled land.

§ 280-114 Excavations.

§ 280-115 Tourist camps, camp cottages and trailers.

§ 280-116 Building setback requirements adjacent to water bodies and wetlands.

§ 280-117 Lighting restrictions.

§ 280-118 Temporary outdoor display or storage.

§ 280-119 Long-term outdoor display or storage.

Article XXIII Nonconforming Uses and Buildings

§ 280-120 Purpose.

§ 280-121 Nonconforming uses.

§ 280-122 Nonconforming buildings with conforming uses.

§ 280-123 Nonconforming buildings with nonconforming uses.

§ 280-124 Nonconforming lots.

§ 280-125 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 280-126 Involuntary moves.

Article XXIV Site Plan Approval

§ 280-127 Applicability.

§ 280-128 Findings of fact; purpose.

§ 280-129 Objectives.

§ 280-130 Approval of site plan required.

§ 280-131 Review procedure.

§ 280-132 Duration of plan.

§ 280-133 Application requirements.

§ 280-134 Architectural review standards.

§ 280-135 Architectural Review Committee.

§ 280-136 Land clearing.

§ 280-137 Standards for residential site plans.

§ 280-138 Fee schedule for site plan applications.

Article XXV Special Exception Uses

§ 280-139 Purpose.

§ 280-140 Special exception uses; approval required.

§ 280-141 Application; hearing; approval; violations of conditions.

§ 280-142 General standards.

§ 280-143 Matters to be considered.

§ 280-144 Additional conditions and safeguards.

Article XXVI Board of Appeals

§ 280-145 Appointment; membership.

§ 280-146 Powers and duties.

§ 280-147 Additional conditions and safeguards.

§ 280-148 Rules of conduct and procedure.

§ 280-149 Fees.

§ 280-150 Notice of hearing.

Article XXVII Administration and Enforcement

§ 280-151 Administrative and enforcing officer.

§ 280-152 Revocation of permit.

§ 280-153 Stop orders.

§ 280-154 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 280-155 Penalties for offenses.

§ 280-156 Remedies.

Article XXVIII Amendments

§ 280-157 Procedures.

§ 280-158 Fees for petitions for proposed amendments.

§ 280-159 Additional notice requirements relating to petitions for proposed amendments.

Article XXIX Severability

§ 280-160 Severability.

§ 280-161 (Reserved)

§ 280-162 (Reserved)

§ 280-163 (Reserved)

§ 280-164 (Reserved)

§ 280-165 (Reserved)

§ 280-166 (Reserved)

§ 280-167 (Reserved)

§ 280-168 (Reserved)

§ 280-169 (Reserved)

Article XXX Agricultural Planned Development District

§ 280-170 Purpose.

§ 280-171 Definitions.

§ 280-172 Classification.

§ 280-173 Requirements for eligibility.

§ 280-174 Zoning approval; application and review procedure.

§ 280-175 Conditions of approval.

§ 280-176 Price for development rights.

§ 280-177 Subsequent development right sales to Town.

§ 280-178 (Reserved)

§ 280-179 Clearing house.

§ 280-180 Conditions.

§ 280-181 Subdivision.

Article XXXI Plum Island Research District (PIR)

§ 280-182 Purpose.

§ 280-183 Use regulations.

§ 280-184 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-185 Setbacks.

Article XXXII Plum Island Conservation District (PIC)

§ 280-186 Purpose.

§ 280-187 Use regulations.

§ 280-188 Bulk, area and parking regulations.

§ 280-189 Setbacks.