Village of Sea Cliff, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sea Cliff 8-20-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 138.
In accordance with the provisions of § 138-1205 of Chapter 138 of the Village Code, the following structures are classified as ancillary structures:[1]
A. 
No more than one freestanding toolshed with an area of 80 square feet or less, a height of eight feet or less above the average surrounding grade, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least three feet from any property line. Neither the width nor the length of the shed shall exceed approximately 10 feet.
B. 
Patio or deck with a height of eight inches or less above the average surrounding grade, located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least three feet from any property line.
C. 
No more than one outdoor brick or stone barbeque with an area of 35 square feet or less, a height of six feet or less above the average surrounding grade, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least three feet from any property line. If the barbeque is connected to a gas line, a plumbing permit shall be required.
D. 
No more than two basketball poles and backboards located at least 10 feet from any front property line and at least three feet from any side or rear property line.
E. 
Flag pole with a height of 30 feet or less located at least 10 feet from any front property line and at least three feet from any side or rear property line.
F. 
Decorative pool, as defined in Chapter 115 of the Village Code, having a depth of six inches or less and covering an area of 100 square feet or less, water fountain, or bird bath located at least 10 feet from any front property line and at least three feet from any side or rear property line. In the event a connection is made to any water supply, a plumbing permit shall be required and a backflow device shall be installed.
G. 
Landscape retaining wall not exceeding two feet in height and not constructed in conjunction with any other wall or grading which creates a change in grade, or a combined height, of more than four feet.
H. 
Residential canvas awnings located at least 10 feet from any front property line and at least three feet from any side or rear property line.
I. 
Doghouse with an area of 20 square feet or less, a height of four feet or less, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least three feet from any property line.
J. 
Arbor with a length of 20 feet or less, a height of eight feet or less above the average surrounding grade, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least six feet from any property line.
K. 
Portable wading pool made of plastic, vinyl, or similar material, placed on the property for temporary use, having a maximum depth of one foot, a maximum area of 60 square feet, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with a setback of at least three feet from any property line. A portable wading pool satisfying the conditions set forth herein shall not be subject to the provisions of Chapter 115 of the Village Code.
L. 
Childrens' playground equipment covering an area of 100 square feet or less, having a height of 10 feet or less above the average surrounding grade, and located in a rear yard or a side yard with setbacks of at least 10 feet from any side property line and at least five feet from any rear property line.
M. 
No more than four structures used as storage bins. Each storage bin shall have an area of 20 square feet or less, a height of four feet or less above the average surrounding grade, and neither the width nor the length of the storage bin shall exceed approximately six feet. All storage bins shall be located at least three feet from any property line.
N. 
A temporary handicapped ramp having a maximum width of 5 1/2 feet and a maximum height no higher than the first floor of the residence, exclusive of railings as required by ADA regulations. Only one temporary handicapped ramp shall be permitted in a front yard, and no more than two temporary handicapped ramps shall be permitted on any one property. A handicapped ramp constructed with footings, or with a permanent type of material such as cement, concrete, brick or similar construction material which is either affixed to the ground or is too heavy or cumbersome as to be readily removable, shall not be considered a temporary handicapped ramp. All temporary handicapped ramps shall be removed within 30 days after the person requiring such ramp is no longer residing at the premises.
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Editor's Note: Subsections A through N were added 8-20-2007 by resolution.