City of Beacon, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon 3-21-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer — See Ch. 11.
Conservation Advisory Committee — See Ch. 17.
Economic Development Zone — See Ch. 26.
Greenway connections — See Ch. 32A.
Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 45.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 91.
Vacant buildings — See Ch. 92.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 107.
Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code — See Ch. 119.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 123.
Historic preservation — See Ch. 134.
Housing standards — See Ch. 135.
Sewers — See Ch. 179.
Signs — See Ch. 183.
Stormwater management and erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 190.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 195.
Trees, shrubs and grass — See Ch. 203.
Sand and gravel excavation and tree removal — See Ch. 204.
Waterfront consistency review — See Ch. 220.
Attachment 1 - 223-17C, Schedule of Regulations for Residential Districts Attachment 2 - 223-17D, Schedule of Regulations for Nonresidential Districts Attachment 3 - 223-17E, Schedule of Regulations for Accessory Buildings on Residential Lots Attachment 1 - Waterfront Development Map and Illustrations
Article I Purposes

§ 223-1 Purposes.

Article II Establishment of Districts; Map; Boundaries

§ 223-2 Establishment of districts.

§ 223-3 Zoning Map.

§ 223-4 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 223-5 Order of restrictiveness.

§ 223-6 Lots in two or more districts.

Article III General Regulations

§ 223-7 Conformity required.

§ 223-8 Requirements declared to be minimum.

§ 223-9 Most restrictive provisions to govern.

§ 223-10 Nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 223-11 Supplementary regulations.

§ 223-12 Buildings, uses and lots.

§ 223-13 Yards; building projections.

§ 223-14 Miscellaneous regulations.

§ 223-15 Signs.

§ 223-16 Wetlands and watercourses; hilltops, ridgelines and steep slopes.

§ 223-17 Schedules of Regulations.

§ 223-17.1 Home occupation and home professional office uses.

§ 223-17.2 Natural gas extraction.

§ 223-18 Special permit uses.

§ 223-19 Individual standards and regulations for special permit uses.

§ 223-20 Hotels.

§ 223-20.1 Adult uses.

§ 223-21 Car washes.

§ 223-21.1 Hospitals.

§ 223-22 Nursing homes.

§ 223-23 Flood-prone areas.

§ 223-24 (Reserved)

§ 223-24.1 Accessory apartments.

§ 223-24.2 Clubs.

§ 223-24.3 Artist live/work spaces.

§ 223-24.4 Bed-and-breakfast establishments.

§ 223-24.5 Wireless telecommunication services facilities.

§ 223-24.6 Artist studio as an accessory special permit use.

§ 223-24.7 Uses permitted by special permit in the Historic District and Landmark Overlay Zone.

§ 223-24.8 Amusement centers containing only vintage amusement devices.

§ 223-25 Site development plan approval.

§ 223-26 Off-street parking, loading and vehicular access.

§ 223-26.1 Property maintenance.

§ 223-26.2 Tattoo parlors.

§ 223-26.3 Retail sales from a truck or trailer.

Article IV Performance Standards

§ 223-27 Conformance required.

§ 223-28 Purposes.

§ 223-29 Noise.

§ 223-30 Vibration.

§ 223-31 Smoke, dust and other atmospheric pollutants.

§ 223-32 Discernible odors.

§ 223-33 Toxic or noxious matter.

§ 223-34 Radioactive materials.

§ 223-35 Electromagnetic interference.

§ 223-36 Fire and explosive hazards.

§ 223-37 Heat.

§ 223-38 Liquid or solid wastes.

§ 223-39 Vehicular traffic.

§ 223-40 Application procedure for uses subject to standards.

§ 223-41 Enforcement.

Article IVA Waterfront Zones

§ 223-41.1 Purpose.

§ 223-41.2 Regulations.

§ 223-41.3 Waterfront Park (WP) Zone.

§ 223-41.4 Waterfront Development (WD) Zone.

§ 223-41.5 Definitions.

§ 223-41.6 Bulk regulations applicable to Waterfront Park Zone.

§ 223-41.7 Bulk regulations applicable to Waterfront Development Zone.

Article IVB Affordable-Workforce Housing

§ 223-41.8 Findings.

§ 223-41.9 Provision of BMR units.

§ 223-41.10 Below-market-rate units.

Article IVC Fishkill Creek Development (FCD) District

§ 223-41.11 (Reserved)

§ 223-41.12 Purposes.

§ 223-41.13 Uses; plan review; design standards.

§ 223-41.14 Definitions.

§ 223-41.15 Bulk regulations.

Article IVD Central Main Street (CMS) District

§ 223-41.16 Purpose.

§ 223-41.17 Applicability and boundaries.

§ 223-41.18 Regulations.

Article IVE Linkage District (L)

§ 223-41.19 Purpose.

§ 223-41.20 Applicability and boundaries.

§ 223-41.21 Regulations.

Article IVF Senior Affordable Housing Overlay (SAHO) District

§ 223-41.22 Specific requirements and regulations.

Article V Administration and Enforcement

§ 223-42 Full compliance with provisions required.

§ 223-43 Enforcement.

§ 223-44 Records and reports.

§ 223-45 Building permit required for construction.

§ 223-46 Application for building permit.

§ 223-47 Completion of structures for which permit has been issued.

§ 223-48 Proposed amendments to chapter.

§ 223-49 Certificate of occupancy required for use.

§ 223-50 Application for certificate of occupancy.

§ 223-51 Continued conformance required.

§ 223-52 Copy of certificate of occupancy to be furnished upon request; fee.

§ 223-53 Penalties for offenses; additional remedies.

§ 223-54 Board of Appeals.

§ 223-55 Powers and duties of Board of Appeals.

§ 223-56 Appeal procedure.

§ 223-57 Notice of hearing before Board of Appeals.

§ 223-58 Referral of appeal to Planning Board.

§ 223-59 Decision by Board of Appeals.

§ 223-60 Judicial review.

§ 223-61 Fees.

§ 223-61.1 Escrow accounts.

§ 223-61.2 Environmental quality review.

§ 223-61.3 Hearing notice requirements.

Article VI Definitions and Word Usage

§ 223-62 Word usage.

§ 223-63 Definitions.

Article VII Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 223-64 Amendments to chapter.

§ 223-65 Petitions requesting amendments.

§ 223-66 Referral of proposed amendment to Planning Board.

§ 223-67 Referral of proposals to Dutchess County Planning Department.

§ 223-68 Notice to other municipalities.

§ 223-68.1 Greenway Connections.

Article VIII Title

§ 223-69 Title.

Article IX Scenic Roads

§ 223-70 Objectives.

§ 223-71 Authority.

§ 223-72 Role of City Council.

§ 223-73 Criteria for designation.

§ 223-74 Designation procedure.

§ 223-75 Rescission and appeal.

§ 223-76 Alterations and improvements.

§ 223-77 Exempt alterations.

§ 223-78 Definition of City road.

§ 223-79 Scenic roads designated.

Article X Solar Collectors and Installations

§ 223-80 Purpose and intent.

§ 223-81 Definitions.

§ 223-82 Permitting and placement requirements.

§ 223-83 Large-scale solar collection system or solar farm.

§ 223-84 Safety.

§ 223-85 Appeals.

§ 223-86 Exemptions.