City of Rye, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rye 2-7-1923; reenacted as Ch. 9 of the General Ordinances by the Council of the City of Rye 2-4-1942; revised 5-2-1956. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Architectural review — See Ch. 53.
Building construction — See Ch. 68.
Coastal Zone management waterfront consistency review — See Ch. 73.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 87.
Filling and dredging — See Ch. 92.
Freshwater wetlands — See Ch. 102.
Landmarks preservation — See Ch. 117.
Signs — See Ch. 165.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 170.
Surface water control — See Ch. 173.
Table A: Residence Districts Area, Yard, Height and Miscellaneous Regulations Table B: Business Districts Area, Yard, Height and Miscellaneous Regulations Table C: Coastal Districts Area, Yard, Height and Miscellaneous Regulations
Article I Definitions

§ 197-1 Definitions and usage.

Article II Districts and Maps

§ 197-2 Districts.

§ 197-3 Zoning Map; Parking Districts Map.

Article III General Regulations

§ 197-4 Compliance required.

§ 197-5 Continuing or replacing existing uses or structures.

§ 197-5.1 Floodplain zoning.

Article IV Use Regulations

§ 197-6 Uses regulated by districts.

§ 197-6.1 Development in areas of special flood hazard.

§ 197-7 Site development plan.

§ 197-8 Apartment regulations.

§ 197-8.1 Active Senior Residence District Regulations.

§ 197-9 Accessory uses.

§ 197-10 Uses permitted subject to additional standards and requirements.

§ 197-11 Office buildings in B-4 Districts.

§ 197-12 Uses permitted in B-5 Districts subject to additional standards and requirements.

§ 197-12.1 . Wireless telecommunications facilities in B-4, B-5 and B-6 Districts.

§ 197-13 Variable height apartment developments.

§ 197-13.1 Residential Floodplain and Wetland Preservation District.

§ 197-13.2 (Reserved)

§ 197-14 Lighting.

§ 197-15 Special use permit for historic preservation in B-2 Central Business District.

§ 197-16 through § 197-20. (Reserved)

§ 197-21 Prohibited uses.

§ 197-22 Uses prohibited in all districts.

§ 197-23 Prohibited use of lots.

§ 197-24 Conversions with substandard yards.

§ 197-25 Intent of off-street parking requirements.

§ 197-26 Effect on existing uses of off-street parking requirements.

§ 197-26.1 Calculation of parking requirements in A and B Parking Districts.

§ 197-27 (Reserved)

§ 197-28 Schedule of off-street parking requirements.

§ 197-29 Parking for two or more uses on same lot.

§ 197-30 Layout and location of off-street parking facilities.

§ 197-31 Operation and maintenance of off-street parking facilities.

Article V Lot, Floor Area, Height, Yard and Court Regulations

§ 197-32 District regulations other than use.

§ 197-33 Area and yard requirements applicable to only one building.

§ 197-34 Lot area requirements for combined uses.

§ 197-35 Parts of lot not counted toward requirements.

§ 197-36 Lot width required.

§ 197-37 Exemption of certain nonconforming lots not located in areas of special flood hazard.

§ 197-37.1 Exemption of certain nonconforming lots located in an area of special flood hazard.

§ 197-37.2 (Reserved)

§ 197-38 Nonconforming lots containing watercources or wet-lands.

§ 197-39 Lots in new subdivisions.

§ 197-40 Approval of lot prior to sale or construction.

§ 197-41 Ratio of gross floor area to lot area.

§ 197-42 Gross floor area authorized for later construction.

§ 197-43 Exceptions to gross floor area ratio.

§ 197-43.1 Floor area ratio for oversized properties.

§ 197-43.2 Calculation of floor area for single-family residences.

§ 197-44 Minimum residential floor area.

§ 197-45 Height restrictions.

§ 197-46 Exceptions to height limits.

§ 197-46.1 First-floor elevations for single-family residences.

§ 197-47 Front yard restrictions.

§ 197-48 Exception for existing building alignment.

§ 197-49 (Reserved)

§ 197-50 (Reserved)

§ 197-51 Front yard for rear lot.

§ 197-52 Front yards for corner lots.

§ 197-53 Side yard restrictions.

§ 197-54 Apartment house side yards.

§ 197-55 Side yards in business districts.

§ 197-56 Reduction of side yard widths.

§ 197-57 Side walls not parallel to lot line.

§ 197-58 Location of accessory buildings.

§ 197-59 Mutual garages across lot lines.

§ 197-60 (Reserved)

§ 197-61 Projections into side yards.

§ 197-62 Side yards for certain corner lots.

§ 197-63 Rear yard restrictions.

§ 197-64 Rear yards in business districts.

§ 197-65 Accessory buildings in rear yards.

§ 197-66 Reduction of rear yards.

§ 197-67 Projections into rear yards.

§ 197-68 Open space provision.

§ 197-69 Transitional yard requirements.

§ 197-70 Building spacing.

§ 197-71 Setbacks for existing houses in new subdivisions.

§ 197-72 When courts required.

§ 197-73 Court restrictions.

§ 197-74 Area of inner courts.

§ 197-75 Courts between apartment wings.

§ 197-76 Projections into courts.

§ 197-77 Fences and walls within courts.

§ 197-78 Accessory buildings excluded from courts.

Article VI Appeals

§ 197-79 Creation of Board of Appeals.

§ 197-80 Interpretative jurisdiction of Board.

§ 197-81 Appellate jurisdiction of Board.

§ 197-82 Original jurisdiction of Board.

Article VII Interpretation and Enforcement

§ 197-83 Interpretation and purpose.

§ 197-84 Enforcement.

§ 197-85 Prohibition of permits contrary to pending amendment.

Article VIII Tables of Regulations

§ 197-86 Tables of regulations.