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Village of Delhi, NY
Delaware County
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[Amended 8-16-2004 by L.L. No. 3-2004]
The Agricultural and Rural Residence Districts AR are primarily for agriculture and nonfarm or suburban residential uses. In them, no building or other structure shall be built, altered or erected to be used for any purpose other than that of:
A. 
Any form of agriculture, animal husbandry or horticulture, including the storage, processing and sale of farm products, a substantial amount of which must be produced on the premises, except that the following uses are prohibited on lots smaller than five acres in size:
(1) 
Animal husbandry.
(2) 
Commercial greenhouses.
(3) 
Roadside stands or other structures for the sale of farm produce.
B. 
A one-family dwelling and its accessory buildings and uses.
C. 
Two-family dwellings.
D. 
Production of forest products and forest industries.
E. 
Public and private parks, playgrounds, recreational camps, golf courses and tennis courts.
F. 
Ski tows.
G. 
Motels in accordance with the terms of § 300-42.
H. 
Other uses and other buildings and structures as provided by §§ 300-38, 300-44, 300-46, 300-47 and 300-55.
A. 
Area per dwelling unit and lot dimensions.
(1) 
For a one-family dwelling unit the minimum land area per dwelling unit shall be 40,000 square feet and the minimum width of the lot at the front building line on any street shall be 150 feet. However, the above shall not apply to prevent construction of a one-family dwelling on a lot, existing prior to the date of this enactment and not adjoined at the side by other unoccupied land in the same ownership, having an area of not less than 20,000 square feet and a width at the front building line of not less than 100 feet.
(2) 
For a two-family dwelling or pair of semidetached dwellings, the minimum land area shall be 40,000 square feet and the minimum width of the lot at the front building line shall be not less than 150 feet.
B. 
Front yards. No building or part of a building other than an open porch, steps, eaves and cornices and similar fixtures shall extend nearer to the street line than 50 feet, or nearer to the center line of a street than 75 feet, whichever requires the greater setback from the street line.
C. 
Rear yards. There shall be a rear yard with a depth of not less than 50 feet.
D. 
Side yards.
(1) 
For a single-family residence, there shall be two side yards each having a minimum width of 20 feet.
(2) 
For a two-family dwelling, there shall be two side yards with a total width of not less than 40 feet and a minimum width of one side yard of not less than 14 feet.
(3) 
For each semidetached dwelling, there shall be a side yard of not less than 20 feet.
E. 
Height. For each foot that the height of a building or other structure exceeds 35 feet, the total width of the two side yards shall be increased by two feet.
A. 
No detached barn, garage or other accessory building shall be placed closer to a side or rear property line than 10 feet, closer to the street line than 10 feet at the rear of the rear main wall of the principal building and, on a corner lot, closer to the street line of the side street than a distance equal to 1/2 the width of the lot up to a distance which need not exceed 75 feet. In relation to an attached garage or carport built as a structural part of a dwelling, with or without breezeway connection, the same side and front yards shall be required as for a dwelling, and such side yards shall be measured from the outer walls or roof lines of such garage or carport. An attached garage or carport may extend into a rear yard.
B. 
Allowable exceptions to the above requirements for accessory buildings to be built on steep slopes are as provided by § 300-41B.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 50-11, Hunting and fishing cabins, and § 50-12, Recreational camps, were repealed 8-16-2004 by L.L. No. 3-2004.