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Town of Kingston, NY
Ulster County
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For the purposes of this chapter, the Town of Kingston is hereby divided into the following zoning districts:
A. 
MU-1 Mixed-Use 1 District. The Mixed-Use 1 District encompasses the southerly portion of the Route 28 corridor and a portion of the northerly Route 28 corridor and all of the Route 28A highway corridor. Its purpose is to provide for a wide variety of highway-oriented commercial uses consistent with its function as a regional gateway to the Catskill Park.
[Amended 11-18-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
B. 
MU-2 Mixed-Use 2 District. The Mixed-Use 2 District encompasses a portion of the northerly Route 28 corridor and the Hill Road corridor. With regard to the northerly Route 28 corridor, its purpose is to allow lands previously used for quarrying and similar uses to be redeveloped for a variety of commercial uses that are not highway oriented. With regard to the lands along the Hill Road corridor, its purpose is to allow commercial uses compatible with the residential character of the Hill Road corridor, especially including outdoor recreation uses.
[Amended 11-18-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
C. 
R Residential District. The R District encompasses the remainder of the Town of Kingston. Its purpose is to provide for residential uses, home occupations and other compatible uses.
D. 
TOZ Telecommunication Tower Overlay Zone. The Telecommunication Tower Overlay Zone (TOZ) is established to provide for the siting of telecommunication towers within the Town of Kingston. All use and area requirements in the underlying zoning district also apply within the TOZ.
The location and boundaries of the zoning districts are shown on the Town of Kingston Map. Said map, together with all explanatory matters thereon and all amendments thereto, is hereby adopted and is declared to be a part of this chapter. Said map shall be kept up-to-date and shall be located in the Town Clerk's Office for the use and benefit of the public.
A. 
Where uncertainty exists with respect to the boundaries of any of the zoning districts as shown on the Zoning Map, the following rules shall apply:
(1) 
Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following the center lines or right-of-way lines of streets, highways, public utility easements, or watercourses, said boundaries shall be construed to be coincident with such lines.
(2) 
Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following the Town boundary line, property lines, lot lines, or projections thereof, said boundaries shall be construed to be coincident with such lines or projections thereof.
(3) 
Where a district boundary line divides a single lot, the regulations for the less-restricted portion of such lot may, at the owner's discretion, extend not more than 100 feet into the more restricted portion.
(4) 
In all other cases, where dimensions are not shown on the Zoning Map, the location of the boundaries shown on the Map shall be determined by the use of the scale appearing thereon.
B. 
In the event that none of the above rules is applicable or in the event that further clarification or definition in considered necessary or appropriate, the location of a district boundary shall be determined by the Zoning Board of Appeals (see Article X).