Local Laws and Ordinances

Incorporated Village of Shoreham


INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF SHOREHAM ZONING ORDINANCE OF 1951

An ordinance regulating and restricting the height, number of stories, and size of the buildings and other structures, the percentage of plot that may be occupied, the minimum size of plots, the size of yards, courts and other open spaces, the density of the population, and the location and use of buildings, structures and land for trade, residence or other purposes in the Village of Shoreham, and for such purposes dividing said Village into districts of such number, shape and area as are deemed best suited to carry out such purpose; and regulating and restricting the erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair or use of buildings, structures or land within such districts; such regulations and restrictions being made in accordance with a comprehensive plan and designed to lessen congestion in the streets, to secure safety from fire, panic and other dangers, to promote health and the general welfare, to provide adequate light and air to prevent the overcrowding of land, to avoid undue concentration of population, to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements; and being made with reasonable consideration, among other things, as to the character of each district and its peculiar suitability for particular uses, and with a view to conserving the value of buildings and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the Village; and providing penalties for violation of its provisions.

Whereas all matters and things required to be done by the Village Law of New York in order that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Shoreham may avail itself of the powers conferred by said law have been complied with:

Now therefore, for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, or the general welfare of the community, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Shoreham does hereby supplement and amend the Zoning Ordinance adopted July 30, 1927 by substituting the following Ordinance therefore, which it does hereby ordain and enact:

This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as "The Village of Shoreham Zoning Ordinance of 1951."

Article I - Definitions

Sec. 100.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words shall, for the purpose of this Ordinance, have the meaning herein indicated:

  1. Words used in the present tense include the future; the singular number includes the plural and the plural the singular; the word "building" includes the word "structure"; the word "shall" is always mandatory; the word "person" includes a corporation or association as well as an individual.

  2. A "non-conforming building or use" is one that does not conform with the regulations of the district in which it is situated.

  3. A plot is a parcel of land in a single ownership consisting of one or more contiguous lots, together with the improvements, if any, thereon.

  4. The "depth of a plot" is the mean distance from the street line of the plot to its rear line.

  5. The "street line" is the dividing line between the street and the plot.

  6. Yards:

    1. A "front yard" is an open, unoccupied space on the same plot with a building, situated between the street wall of the building or any porch thereof and the street line, extending the full width of the plot.

    2. A "rear yard" is an open unoccupied space on the same plot with a building, situated between the rear wall of the building and the rear line of the plot, extending the full width of the plot.

    3. A "side yard" is an open, unoccupied space on the same plot with a building, situated between the building and the side line of the plot and extending through from the front yard to the rear yard.

    Any plot line not a rear line or a front line shall be deemed a side line.

  7. The "building area" is the aggregate of the maximum projected horizontal cross sectional area of a building on a plot, excluding cornices, eaves, gutters, chimneys, steps, unenclosed porches, bay windows, not extending through more than one story, balconies and terraces.

  8. The "height of a building" shall mean the vertical distance from the mean level of the ground surrounding the building to the highest point of the roof beams in the case of flat roofs: to the average height of the gable in the case of roofs having a pitch of more than one foot vertically to four and one half feet horizontally.

  9. A "story," for the purpose of this Ordinance, shall mean that part of any building comprised between the level of one finished floor and the level of the next higher finished floor, or if there is no higher finished floor, then that part of the building comprised between the level of the highest finished floor and the top of the roof beams.

  10. An "accessory building" is a building subordinate to the main building on a plot and used for purposes customarily incidental to those of the main building.

    The previous subsection (11) is hereby amended to read as follows:

  11. A "Single-family" dwelling is a building arranged, intended or designed for residence use only and for occupancy by one family only, and to be maintained as one dwelling unit. (As amended 1993)

  12. A "residence building" is any house or building or portion thereof which is occupied in whole or in part as the home or dwelling of one or more persons.

  13. A "non-residence building" is any building or structure other than a residence building.

  14. An "enclosed porch" shall be deemed any porch, veranda, gallery, terrace, piazza, portico or similar common projection from the main wall of the building, if covered by a roof and fully enclosed with outside walls having permanently fixed window sash. Any other porch shall be deemed an "unenclosed porch."

  15. The word "premises" as used herein shall include the land and all structures thereon.

  16. A "garage" is a building or portion of a building used, intended or designed to be used for the storage of motor vehicles.

    The following subsections are added as definition subsections to Article 1 Sec. 100. (As amended 1993 and 1998)

  17. A "family" is a family being any number of individuals related by blood, marriage or legal adoption occupying a dwelling unit and living as a single non-profit housekeeping unit, including the housekeeping servants of those individuals, or not more than six persons unrelated by blood, marriage or legal adoption occupying a single dwelling unit.

  18. A "single dwelling unit" is a residence designed to be occupied for one family, and which contains one kitchen only.

  19. A "kitchen" is a space within a dwelling unit that is intended, arranged or designed for the preparation of the cooking or warming of food, and which includes a combination of a sink, refrigerator, range or oven.

  20. (As amended 1998) A "lot" is a parcel of land assigned its own identifying number on a duly filed subdivision map or on the official real property tax maps of Suffolk County.

Article II - Districts

Sec. 200.

For the purposes of this Ordinance the Village of Shoreham is hereby divided into two classes of Residence Districts; one Public Utility District, and one Business District.

Sec. 201.

The boundaries of these districts are hereby established as shown on the Zoning Map which accompanies and is hereby declared to be a part of this Ordinance. The boundary lines of these districts are intended to follow or parallel street lines as shown on said Zoning Map. Where parallel to streets, these lines are intended to be 200 feet distant therefrom unless otherwise indicated.

Article III - Residence "A" and "B" Districts

Sec. 300.

In any residential district no building or premises shall be used, and no building or part of a building shall be erected or structurally altered which is arranged, intended or designed to be used in whole or in part for other than one or more of the uses permitted in a residential district. The uses permitted in any of said residential districts shall be the following, together with the accessory uses permitted by ARTICLE IV hereof:

  1. Single family detached dwelling.

  2. Customary occupations and uses incidental to a single family residence.

  3. Professional office or studio of a physician, surgeon, doctor, dentist, public accountant, lawyer, architect, musician, artist or teacher, residing on the premises and incidental to such residence, including a small professional name plate or sign as the only display or advertising.

  4. Churches, Public Schools, Libraries.

  5. Private Club, or parking space for the members of a private club, but only when a permit therefore is authorized by the Board of Appeals.

  6. Any lawful municipal use or purpose authorized by resolution of the Board of Trustees.

  7. Display of one non-illuminated sign in connection with the sale or renting of a plot or a building thereon as a whole, provided that such sign does not exceed four square feet in area.

Article IV - Accessory Uses in Residence Districts

Sec. 400.

In any residence district the following uses shall be permitted provided that they are accessory to an existing permitted use:

  1. If a single family detached dwelling is in existence on the plot, a private garage or parking space for not more than three motor vehicles; on plots of 1 acre or more, such garage or space may be designed to accommodate four motor vehicles.

  2. Quarters of not more than two rooms, located over or attached to such a private garage, when such accommodations are used by members of the immediate family of the occupant of the main dwelling or his bona-fide non-paying guests and household servants only.

  3. On plots 60,000 square feet or more, a cottage with a minimum first floor building area of 800 square feet, but otherwise conforming to every requirement of this Ordinance for a single family dwelling in the District in which it is located, when used by members of the immediate family of the occupant of the main building or his bona-fide non-paying guests and household servants only.

  4. On plots of 80,000 square feet or more, the keeping or stabling of horses, providing that not more than one horses shall be kept or stabled for each full acre of land in said plot; and provided that the feeding, watering, grazing or tethering of horses for a period not in excess of five hours per day shall not be considered the keeping or stabling of horses within the meaning of this ordinance.

Sec. 401.

If any existing plot held in single ownership is capable of being subdivided into two or more plots each of which, if separately owned, would in all respects be sufficient to permit the erection of a building otherwise conforming to the requirements of this Ordinance, such single ownership, of itself, shall not prevent the issuance of a permit hereunder for the erection of such additional building or buildings.

Sec. 402.

A plot may not be subdivided in any manner so as to reduce the area of the plot on which any then existing single family dwelling, church, public school or library and its accessory buildings is located below that required for such structure in the district in which such structure is located. If after such subdivision, no single family dwelling, church, public school or library is located on the plot on which an accessory building is then located, such accessory building may not be used as such after one year after such subdivision unless within such period a single family dwelling conforming to the requirements of this Ordinance is constructed on such plot.

Article V - Business District

Sec. 500.

In the business district no building or premises shall be used and no building or part of a building shall be erected or structurally altered which is arranged, intended or designed to be used in whole or in part for other than one or more of the following uses:

  1. Any use permitted in a residential district. Any residence building constructed in the business district shall conform in all respects as to plot, building area, yards, height and setback to a residence in the Residence "B" District.

  2. A store for on the premises retail trade, otherwise than through or on a counter on any outside wall. No open front store or outdoor display of food or merchandise shall be permitted.

  3. A store for the furnishing of services primarily for residents of the Village of Shoreham

  4. Living quarters over or in connection with any such store for the proprietor thereof and members of such proprietor's immediate family or his bona-fide employees and household guests only, but only if a permit therefor is authorized by the Board of Appeals.

  5. Private garage to accommodate not in excess of five motor vehicles used as accessories to the business of the proprietor or for personal use by the proprietor and his bona-fide employees and guests.

  6. Post office, telegraph office, express office, bank, the office of a business or professional person, studio, retail package liquor store, restaurant.

  7. Accessory uses on the same plot with and customarily incidental to any of the above permitted uses.

Sec. 501.

No billboards or advertising signboards that are not on or attached to a building shall be used. Such signboards shall be parallel to the face of the building and shall not project more than two inches beyond the building in any direction. No sign or signboard shall exceed two feet in height.

Sec. 502.

No building or premises shall be used for any trade or use that is obnoxious or offensive by reason of the emission of odor, dust, smoke, gas or noise or is for any reason dangerous to the public health or safety or to adjacent property.

Sec. 503.

No premises, building, structure, pump, or other device shall be used for the delivery of gasoline, motor fuel or oil into any motor vehicle, nor shall any premises, building, structure or device be used for the repair of motor vehicles or servicing the same unless a permit therefor is authorized by the Board of Appeals and provided the petitioner files with his application to said Board, consents duly acknowledged by the owners of a majority of the plots within the Village of Shoreham improved with single family dwellings.

Sec. 504.

No premises shall be used in whole or in part for the sale of liquor at retail on the premises unless a permit therefor is authorized by the Board of Appeals and provided the petitioner files with his application to said Board, consents duly acknowledged by the owners of a majority of the plots within the Village of Shoreham improved with single family dwellings.

Article V-A - Public Utility District

Sec. 550.

Anything in any other part of this Ordinance to the contrary notwithstanding in a Public Utility District, no building or premises shall be used and no building or part of a building shall be erected or structurally altered which is arranged, intended or designed to be used in whole or in part for other than one or more of the following uses:

  1. Public utility buildings and structures.

  2. A motor vehicle service center for the minor repair of public utility vehicles, the storage of, and servicing of such vehicles with gasoline, motor fuel and oil, and the outdoor storage of public utility vehicles and materials, provided that gasoline and motor fuel is stored underground in accordance with the requirements of the local fire department.

Article VI - Non-Conforming Uses

Sec. 600.

  1. Any use of property existing at the time of the passage of this Ordinance that does not conform to the regulations prescribed in the preceding Articles of this Ordinance shall be deemed a non-conforming use.

  2. A non-conforming use may be continued subject to such regulations as to the maintenance of premises and conditions of operations as may in the judgment of the Board of Appeals be reasonably required for the protection of adjacent property.

  3. A non-conforming use shall not be extended, but the extension of a use to any portion of a building which portion was arranged or designed for such non-conforming use at the time of the passage of this Ordinance shall not be deemed the extension of a non-conforming use.

  4. A building arranged, designed or devoted to non-conforming use at the time of the passage of this Ordinance may not be reconstructed or structurally altered to an extent exceeding in cost 25 percent of the fair value of the building, unless the use of said building is changed thereby to a conforming use.

  5. A non-conforming use shall not be changed unless changed to a conforming use. A non-conforming use if changed to a conforming use may not thereafter be changed back to any non-conforming use.

  6. If any non-conforming use of a structure or premises permitted to continue under this Article is discontinued for a period of two years or more, thereafter the said structure or premises shall not be used except in conformity with the provisions of this Ordinance.

  7. No non-conforming building, other than a single family detached dwelling or its accessories which is damaged or destroyed by fire, explosion, act of God or act of a public enemy, shall be reconstructed or used unless a permit therefor shall be issued, nor if damaged to an extent in excess of 75 percent of its fair market value, exclusive of its foundations, at the time of such damage or destruction, unless reconstructed in a manner to conform to the provisions of this Ordinance, unless a permit for such reconstruction and former use is authorized by the Board of Appeals.

Article VII - Minimum Plot Requirements

Sec. 700.

For buildings hereafter erected, the minimum plot area for each building together with the accessory buildings thereto shall be as follows:

Sec.701.

For buildings hereafter erected, the minimum average width of the plot for each building together with the accessory buildings thereto shall be as follows:

  • In the Residence "A" District - 150 feet

  • In the Residence "B" District - 100 feet

  • In the Business District - 40 feet

  • In the Public Utility District - 50 feet

Sec. 702.

    For buildings hereafter erected, the minimum frontage of the plot for each building (together with the accessory buildings thereto) upon a Village or Town street or a street duly established in accordance with the Village Law, shall be as follows:

  • In the Residence "A" District - 100 feet

  • In the Residence "B" District - 75 feet

  • In the Business District - 40 feet

  • In the Public Utility District - 50 feet

Sec. 703.

In the Business District, every building used for residence on the first floor shall have a plot that will conform in all respects to the requirements of the Residence "B" District.

Sec. 704. (As amended 1998)

Any improved or unimproved lot, owned separately or otherwise at the time of the adoption of this Ordinance will be deemed to be a conforming plot of sufficient area to support a single family detached dwelling and the accessory buildings thereto which in all other respects would conform to the requirements of this Ordinance for the district in which said lot is situated.

Article VIII - Height, Area and Yards

Sec. 800.

For each class of Residence District and for the Business District and Public Utility District, the regulations governing the maximum height of buildings, the minimum and maximum building areas, the minimum side and rear yards and the minimum set back are hereby established as set forth in the table included in this Ordinance entitled "Table of Heights, Area and Yard Regulations."

Front yard.

No building or any portion thereof shall be erected, reconstructed or altered so as to project beyond the minimum set back line as prescribed in the Table of Heights, Area and Yard Regulations.

Corner Lot.

A building erected on a corner plot shall be required to comply with the minimum set back from the street on which the building faces as prescribed in the Table of Heights, Area and Yard Regulations, and the set-back from the other street shall be considered as a side yard for purposes thereof.

Sec 801.

See the Table of Heights, Area and Yard Regulations, hereto annexed.

Article VIII - Section 801 TABLE OF HEIGHT, AREA AND YARD REGULATIONS

Minimum Main Building Area (sq.ft.)
 
                                                                                Max. 
District	   Min. Set       If a One 	1st floor	Total   Note    Total 
                   back (Feet)	 Story Bdlg.      Bldgs.                        Area
RES. "A"	       60	     1400	  1200	        1500	(2)	15%
RES. "B"	       60	     1200	  1000	        1350	(2)	20%
BUSINESS (Note 3)      40	     1500	  1500	        2000	 -	30%
PUBLIC UTILITY	       40	     1500	  1500	        2000	 -	30%




	              Maximum Height	Min. Side Yards   Minimum Rear Yard
                                           (Note 1) 	
District              Stories	Feet	 Min.   Total 	   Feet	  Note
                         	    	(Feet)  (Feet)                      
RES. "A"	        2 1/2	  35	 35	  80	     50	   (4)
RES. "B"	        2 1/2	  35	 15	  40	     30	   (4)
BUSINESS (Note 3)	2	  30	  5	  15	     10	   -
PUBLIC UTILITY          3	  45	  5	  15	     10	   -

NOTES

  1. In the case of plots of less than the prescribed minimum average width, the side yard requirements shall be proportionately reduced.

  2. In computing the minimum main building area of a residence, only livable enclosed area shall be included. Rooms for heating equipment, garages or basement and cellar rooms shall not be included. If second or third floor area is to qualify then such area shall have a permanent flooring and shall have access from the floor below by a permanent built in stairway. In no event shall such floor area with a height of less than 5'0" be counted, nor shall an area be accepted which has a width in excess of twice the width of the room at a height 7'6" above the finished floor.

  3. Each business building shall provide off-street parking of at least two square feet per square foot of selling space. Minimum rear yard requirements shall apply only in case of front parking; in other cases the rear yard is to be the same as required in Residence "B." Minimum side yards are required only when business property adjoins residential property. A business building may be subdivided, but each store shall have a frontage of not less than 20 feet.

  4. No rear yard need exceed 25% of the depth of the plot.

Article IX - Accessory Buildings

Sec. 900

Accessory buildings hereafter erected shall comply to the following regulations as to their location upon the lot:

  1. In the case of an interior plot fronting upon only one street, no accessory building shall be erected or altered so as to encroach upon that half of the plot depth nearest the street.

  2. In the case of an interior plot fronting upon two or more streets, no accessory building shall be erected or altered so as to encroach upon that fourth of the plot nearest each and every street.

  3. In the case of a corner plot facing upon two streets, no accessory building shall be erected or altered so as to encroach upon the area between each respective street and a line drawn parallel to such street in a manner to divide the plot into two equal parts except that an accessory building on a corner plot of more than the required frontage and area need not be set back from the street line a greater distance than would be required in the case of an accessory building on a corner plot of the minimum frontage and area permitted in the district in which such plot is located.

  4. In the case of a corner plot fronting upon three or more streets, no building shall be erected or altered so as to encroach upon that fourth of the plot depth nearest each and every street.

  5. Accessory buildings shall not occupy more than 30% of the required area of the rear yard and shall not be more than 25 feet in height.

  6. No part of an accessory building shall be nearer the rear or side plot lines than five feet.

  7. The limitations imposed by this Section upon the location of an accessory building shall not apply when the accessory building is incorporated as an integral part of the principal building, or when any part of the wall of the accessory and principal building are common. No wall of a detached accessory building shall be located nearer than 10 feet to any wall of the principal building, except that where the accessory building is connected with the principal building by means of a breezeway or similar connection, this distance may be reduced to a minimum of five feet.

Article X - General Provisions

Sec. 1000.

On any corner plot, no wall or fence shall be erected or altered, and no hedge, tree, shrub, or other growth shall be maintained which may cause danger to traffic on a street by obscuring the view.

Sec. 1001.

No plot shall be so reduced that its area and the dimensions of any required open space shall be smaller than those herein prescribed for the District in which it is located.

Sec. l002.

Except for the purpose of immediate loading or unloading, no truck of more than one ton rated capacity or no house trailer shall be garaged, parked or stored in any residential district.

Sec. 1003.

Nothing herein contained shall require any change in the plans, construction or designated use of a building complying with the existing law or ordinance, a permit for which had been duly granted and the construction of which shall have been started before the date of passage of this Ordinance, and which shall be completed within six months after the issuance of such permit.

Sec. 1004.

No permit shall be issued for the construction on any plot of a single family dwelling which is not substantially dissimilar in exterior appearance to any other dwelling constructed, or a permit for the construction of which has been issued, within 400 feet of said dwelling.

Sec. 1005.

Except as permitted in Sections 300 and 501 hereof and except for municipal purposes, no billboard, signboard or advertising sign shall be permitted as an accessory use or otherwise within the Village of Shoreham.

Article XI - Board of Appeals

Sec. 1100.

The Board of Trustees shall appoint a Board of Appeals consisting of three members which shall have the duties and powers provided in Section 179-b of the Village Law.

Sec. 1101.

The Board of Appeals shall make rules as to the time and manner of filing appeals or applications for variances from the terms of this Ordinance.

Sec. 1102.

The Board of Appeals, in exercise of its powers and duties specified in the Village Law, shall have the power, after public notice and hearing, and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, to determine and vary the application of the regulations herein established in harmony with the purposes enumerated in the Village Law and the general purposes and intent of these regulations.

Sec. 1103.

Public Utilities. Public utility buildings or structures other than a motor vehicle service center described in Article V-A subdivision 2, are allowed in any other district than a Public Utility District if permitted by the Board of Appeals. The height, area and setback provisions of this Ordinance shall be inapplicable to such buildings or structures, if and when approved, except that as a condition to the granting of the permit the Board of Appeals may impose reasonable restrictions in order to promote the health, safety, morals or the general welfare of the Village.

Sec. 1104. (As amended 2001)

  1. The Board of Trustees may appoint for a term of one year, two alternate members to the Board of Appeals as may be necessary for purposes of substituting for members who are unable to participate due to a conflict of interest, illness or absence for any reason. Such alternate members of the Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees. 

  2. The chairperson of the Board of Appeals may designate one or both alternate members to substitute for a member when such member is unavailable to participate due to a conflict of interest, illness or absence for any reason. When so designated, the alternate members shall possess all the powers and responsibilities of such member of the board. Such designation shall be entered into the minutes of the initial Board of Appeals meeting at which the substitution is made.

Article XII - Applications and Permits

Sec. 1200.

This Ordinance shall be enforced by a Building Inspector who shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees. His term of office shall be two years commencing on the first Monday in the month following the election of the Mayor of the Village for a full term.

Sec. 1201.

No building or structure shall be erected, added to or structurally altered in the Village of Shoreham until

  1. there has been filed with the Building Inspector a plan in duplicate, drawn to scale, showing the actual dimensions, radii and angles of the plot to be built upon, the exact size and location on the plot of the building and accessory buildings to be erected and such information as may be necessary to determine and provide for the enforcement of this Ordinance and

  2. a copy thereof shall have been returned endorsed with the approval of said Building Inspector and

  3. the fees in connection therewith shall have been paid.

Sec. 1202

Each and every permit so issued by the Building Inspector under the provisions of this Article shall expire and become null and void at the expiration of 90 days from the date of issuance, unless, within such period, actual erection and/or construction of the building under such permit shall have been commenced, or unless, within such period, an extension of such permit has been duly obtained from the Building Inspector. The provisions of this paragraph shall apply to any such extension.

Sec. 1203.

No premises shall be occupied or used and no building hereafter erected, added to or structurally altered, shall be occupied or used, in whole or in part, for any purpose whatsoever until a Certificate of Occupancy shall have been issued by the Building Inspector. No such certificate shall be issued until the premises, building or structural alteration shall have been completed in conformity with the provisions of this Ordinance and any applicable Building Code.

Article XIII - Fees

Sec. 1300.

The Building Inspector shall collect for the account of the Village, a fee for each permit or certificate issued by him hereunder. The amount of such fee shall be as may from time to time be determined by the Board of Trustees.

Article XIV - Amendments

Sec. 1400.

The Board of Trustees may from time to time amend, supplement, change or modify this Ordinance, including any Zoning Map which constitutes a part thereof, as provided in the Village Law.

Article XV - Enforcement and Interpretation

Sec. 1500.

Enforcement and Penalties. It shall be the duty of the Building Inspector and he hereby is given the authority to enforce all the provisions of this Ordinance. The general agent, architect, builder, contractor, owner or tenant or any other person who commits, takes part or assists in any violation of this Ordinance, or who maintains any building or premises in which any violation of this Ordinance shall for each and every violation be imprisoned for a period not exceeding thirty days or be fined not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars per day for each violation. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense and separate violation, for which a separate fine and or penalty shall be incurred. Any violation of this Ordinance or any part thereof shall constitute disorderly conduct and any person violating the same shall be a disorderly person. Nothing in this Section shall be construed as depriving the Village or the Board of Trustees, of any other available remedy.

Sec. 1501.

In interpreting and applying the provisions of this resolution, they shall be held to be the minimum requirement adopted for the promotion of the public health, safety, comfort, convenience and general welfare. It is not intended by this resolution to repeal, abrogate, annul or in any way to impair or interfere with any existing provision of law or ordinance or any rules, regulations or permits previously adopted or issued pursuant to law; nor is it intended by this resolution to interfere with or abrogate or annul any easements, covenants, or other agreements between parties; provided, however, that where this resolution imposes a greater restriction upon the use of buildings or premises or requires larger open spaces than are imposed or required by such existing provisions of law or ordinance or by such rules, regulations or permits or by such easements, covenants or agreements, the provisions of this resolution shall control.

Sec. 1502.

Validity of Ordinance. If any Article, section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall be adjudged invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the Article, section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision so adjudged, and the remainder of this Ordinance shall be deemed valid and effective.

Sec. 1503.

When Effective, this Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

Sec. 1504.

(As amended 1993) No provision, section or paragraph of this ordinance, article or section, shall be deemed to be or constitute a waiver of the Village of Shoreham of any of its rights to or causes of action available to it for civil or equitable remedies seeking the cessation, elimination or desisting of any violation of this Ordinance or any Article or Section thereof, and the Village of Shoreham expressly reserves the right, in addition to or as an alternative to, at the Village’s option to pursue a civil action for the recovery of penalties for several or numerous violations, as defined herein, shall be recoverable by the Village in a civil action.

Article XVI - rescinded 2007 and replaced by Local Law (LL) 2007-01 "Design Review"

The original Article XVI "Board of Architectural Review"of the Shoreham Village Zoning Ordinance of 1951, was rescinded and replaced in 2007 by LL 2007-01 "Design Review." LL 2007-01 has the effect of replacing the original Board of Architectural Review with a new Design Review Board (DRB) and defines the policies under which this new board operates. Follow link to LL 2007-01 "Design Review." [Note that LL 2007-01 stipulates that certain building permit applications undergo DRB review].


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