Zoning Changes

Changes to Chapter 116 of the Zoning Code of Southampton Village (Annotated)

  • [Amended 5-13-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010] establishing sustainable building regulations for new construction, renovations, and swimming pools.
  • [Amended 8-13-2009 by L.L. No. 4-2009] permits accessory off-street parking in front yard areas by permit.
  • [Amended 8-13-2009 by L.L. No. 4-2009] permits an additional curb cut for a parcel which has at least 100 feet of frontage on a village street.
  • [Added 11-13-2008 by L.L. No. 11-2008] requires a gate and/or gateposts at a driveway entrance to have a minimum setback of 18 feet from the edge of the street pavement.
  • [Added 10-09-2008 by L.L. No. 8-2008] prohibits the operation or parking of a vehicle by the construction trade within 30 feet of any Village tree except by use of an existing driveway.
  • [Amended 04-22-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008] provides for consideration of designation of historic landmark status before a demolition permit is issued on any building located outside the historic district.
  • [Amended 10-11-2007 by L.L. No. 10-2007] modified maximum gross floor area of dwellings in residential districts and included some attached garage space and some floor area of a half story in the GFA calculation.  Also modified detached garage required setbacks.
  • [Amended 05-10-2007 by L.L. No. 5-2007] modified the site plan and subdivision review process.
  • [Amended 03-08-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007] modified the tables of dimensional regulations for business and light industry.
  • [Amended 01-24-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006] modified the tables of dimensional regulations for business and light industry including the OD District.
  • [Amended 11-10-2005 by L.L. No. 7-2005] modified height regulations and space regulations above the second story, both added 4-8-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005, were repealed and maximum gross floor area in residential districts added 4-8-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005, was modified.
  • [Amended 04-08-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005 modified minimum dimensional yard regulations, maximum lot coverage, height regulations, space above the second story, and maximum gross floor area of dwellings.
  • [Amended 08-31-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004] established a moratorium with respect to issuance of building permits and other approvals for one-family dwellings which exceed certain limitations.
  • [Amended 05-13-2004 by L.L. No. 5-2004] §116-32 G. The Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation (ARB) may require a landscape screening.
  • [Amended 09-23-2003 by L.L. No. 6-2003] §116-11 C. Lot width.  The minimum lot width at the street line shall be at least 40 feet in all districts.
  • [Amended 09-23-2003 by L.L. No. 6-2003] §116-11 F. (4) Flagpole lots in a specific residential district must have a larger lot area than normally required in that residential district. I.e. Lots in the R-7.5 and R-12.5 districts must have at least 20,000 square feet.  Lots in the R-20 district must have at least 30,000 square feet.
  • [Amended 09-23-2003 by L.L. No. 6-2003] §116-11 F. (5) Flagpole lots in a specific residential district must conform to the lot coverage requirement, dimensional requirements, and set-back requirements of a larger lot than normally required in that residential district.  I.e. R-20 Residential District requirements shall apply to flagpole lots in the R-7.5 and R-12.5 Residential Districts.  R-60 Residential District requirements shall apply to flagpole lots in the R-40 Residential District.
  • [Added 09-23-2003 by L.L. No. 6-2003] §116-11 F. (7) Flagpole lots shall have a minimum lot width of 25 feet at both the street line and the entire length of the pole.
  • [Added 09-23-2003 by L.L. No. 7-2003] §116-12 E.  Pyramid Law in certain residence districts.  Requires all buildings and structures in the R-7.5, R-12.5 and R-20 Residential Districts to remain inside the sky plane of the lot.
  • [Added 06-12-2003 by L.L. No. 4-2003] §116-11 F. Flagpole lots: (1) In calculating flagpole lot area, the land area within the pole portion is excluded. (2) Requires designation of a specific front yard along with front, rear and side yard setbacks.
  • [Amended 04-10-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003] Residential Districts – Table of Dimensional Regulations
  • [Added 04-10-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003] §116-17.1 Maximum dwelling coverage in one-family residence districts.  Limits the habitable space of residential dwellings.  I.e. In the R.7-5, R-12.5, and R-20 districts, maximum dwelling coverage is limited to 3,000 square feet for a one-story and 2,500 square feet for a two-story dwelling.
  • [Amended 07-23-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002] §116-39. Amendment procedure.  Provides for the Village Trustees, on the recommendation of the Village Planning Commission, to amend, supplement or repeal the zoning laws.