Town of Philipstown, NY
Putnam County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Philipstown 5-5-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2011.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Appearance tickets — See Ch. 4.
Continental Village District — See Ch. 12.
Planning Board — See Ch. 38.
Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 50.
Keeping of wild animals — See Ch. 55, Art. II.
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 62.
Development and building fees — See Ch. 71.
Driveways — See Ch. 78.
Environmentally sensitive lands — See Ch. 85.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 90.
Freshwater wetlands and watercourses — See Ch. 93.
Junkyards — See Ch. 107.
Land development — See Ch. 112.
Putnam County pathways — See Ch. 131.
Road specifications — See Ch. 150, Art. III.
Steep terrain — See Ch. 147.
Stormwater management and erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 147A.
Storm sewers — See Ch. 147B.
Timber harvesting and forest management — See Ch. 159.
Attachment 1 - Use Table Attachment 2 - Scenic Protection Overlay District Map Attachment 3 - Scenic Protection Overlay District Map Attachment 4 - Open Space Conservation Overlay District Map Attachment 5 - Cold Spring Watershed Overlay and Aquifer Overlay Districts Map Attachment 6 - Scenic Ridgelines Map Attachment 7 - Zoning Map Attachment 8 - Table of Zoning Amendments
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Editor's Note: This local law repealed former Ch. 175, Zoning, adopted 5-21-1968 by L.L. No. 2-1968, as amended. Section 2 of this local law provided an effective date of 5-31-2011. Section 3 of this local law provided that it shall not apply to building permits, zoning permits and certificates of occupancy granted prior to the effective date of this local law, subject to § 175-27; and applications for preliminary plat approval, site plan approval, or special permit for which a public hearing has been scheduled prior to the effective date of this local law. Section 4 of this local law provided that an applicant who has submitted an application prior to the effective date of this local law may elect to proceed under the provisions of this local law by so indicating in writing to the Zoning Administrative Officer or the reviewing board at any point in the application process. If an applicant elects to proceed under this local law, such applicant shall be required to fully comply with all of its provisions.
Article I Title, Scope and Purposes

§ 175-1 Title.

§ 175-2 Introduction and user guide.

§ 175-3 Scope, authority and purposes.

§ 175-4 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 175-5 Siting and design guidelines.

§ 175-6 Other laws; special agreements.

Article II Land Use and Overlay Districts

§ 175-7 Establishment of districts.

§ 175-8 Zoning Maps.

§ 175-9 Interpretation of district boundaries.

Article III Land Use District Regulations

§ 175-10 Allowable uses.

§ 175-11 Density and dimensional regulations.

§ 175-12 Multiple and accessory dwellings.

Article IV Overlay District Regulations

§ 175-13 Floodplain Overlay District (FPO).

§ 175-14 Cold Spring Reservoir Watershed Overlay District (WSO).

§ 175-15 Scenic Protection Overlay District (SPO).

§ 175-16 Aquifer Overlay District (AQO).

§ 175-17 Soil Mining Overlay District (SMO).

§ 175-17.1 Criteria for approval of site plan subject to local mining permit.

§ 175-17.2 Regulations applicable to Soil Mining Overlay District.

§ 175-17.3 Existing operations, adjustment of standards and conditions for mining activities.

§ 175-17.4 Inspection fee, bond and forms for mining activities.

§ 175-18 Open Space Conservation Overlay District (OSO).

§ 175-18.1 Mobile Home Overlay District (MHO).

Article V Open Space Development

§ 175-19 Open space development options.

§ 175-20 Standards for conservation subdivisions.

§ 175-21 Preservation of open space by conservation easement.

§ 175-22 Flag (rear) lots.

Article VI Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 175-23 General.

§ 175-24 Special provisions and limitations for certain uses.

§ 175-25 Additional provisions.

§ 175-26 Lots.

§ 175-27 Effect on approved permits, certificates, or applications.

§ 175-28 Approval standards for nonconforming uses or structures.

§ 175-29 (Reserved)

Article VII Supplementary Regulations

§ 175-30 Supplementary dimensional regulations.

§ 175-31 Rural siting principles.

§ 175-32 Stormwater management.

§ 175-33 Sanitary disposal and water supply.

§ 175-34 Excavation, filling, grading and clearcutting.

§ 175-35 Wetland and watercourse protection.

§ 175-36 Steep terrain and ridgeline protection regulations.

§ 175-37 Protection of agriculture.

§ 175-38 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 175-39 Signs.

§ 175-40 Environmental performance standards.

§ 175-41 Home occupations.

§ 175-42 (Reserved)

§ 175-43 Driveways and drive-up windows.

§ 175-44 Mobile home and construction trailer regulations.

§ 175-45 Camps.

§ 175-46 Communications towers.

§ 175-47 Timber harvesting.

§ 175-48 Adult entertainment uses.

§ 175-49 Keeping of animals.

§ 175-50 Solid waste facilities, industrial uses and soil processing.

§ 175-51 Junkyards and outdoor storage.

§ 175-52 Residential care facilities.

Article VIII Administration

§ 175-53 Enforcement official.

§ 175-54 Building permits and zoning permits.

§ 175-55 Steps to obtain permits.

§ 175-56 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 175-57 Violations and penalties; enforcement.

§ 175-58 Escrow deposits for review and inspection costs.

§ 175-59 Zoning Board of Appeals.

Article IX Special Permits and Site Plan Review

§ 175-60 Purpose and applicability.

§ 175-61 Required submissions for special permit applications.

§ 175-62 Procedure for special permits.

§ 175-63 Findings required.

§ 175-64 Special permit amendments.

§ 175-65 Site plan review and approval.

§ 175-66 Procedure for major project site plan approval.

§ 175-67 Procedure for minor project site plan approval.

§ 175-68 Implementation, revision and enforcement of approved site plans.

Article X Amendments

§ 175-69 Amendments.

Article XI Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 175-70 Severability.

§ 175-71 Conflict with state laws.

§ 175-72 (Reserved)

§ 175-73 Effective date.

Article XII Definitions

§ 175-74 Use of words generally; defined terms.