§ 261 Grant of Power; Appropriations for Certain Expenses Incurred Under This Article
§ 261-A Transfer of Development Rights; Definitions; Conditions; Procedures
§ 261-B Incentive Zoning; Definitions, Purpose, Conditions, Procedures
§ 261-C Planned Unit Development Zoning Districts
§ 262 Districts
§ 262-A Town of Lansing; Division of Certain Parts Thereof
§ 263 Purposes in View
§ 264 Adoption of Zoning Regulations
§ 265 Changes
§ 265-A Exemption of Lots Shown On Approved Subdivision Plats
§ 266 Adoption of First Zoning Ordinance
§ 267 Zoning Board of Appeals
§ 267-A Board of Appeals Procedure
§ 267-B Permitted Action by Board of Appeals
§ 267-C Article Seventy-Eight Proceeding
§ 268 Enforcement and Remedies
§ 269 Conflict With Other Laws
§ 270 Official Map, Establishment
§ 271 Planning Board, Creation, Appointment
§ 272-A Town Comprehensive Plan
§ 273 Official Map, Changes
§ 274-A Site Plan Review
§ 274-B Approval of Special Use Permits
§ 276 Subdivision Review; Approval of Plats; Development of Filed Plats
§ 277 Subdivision Review; Approval of Plats; Additional Requisites
§ 278 Subdivision Review; Approval of Cluster Development
§ 279 Subdivision Review; Record of Plats
§ 280 Permits for Buildings in Bed of Mapped Streets
§ 280-A Permits for Buildings Not On Improved Mapped Streets
§ 281 Municipal Improvements in Streets
§ 282 Court Review
§ 283 Issuance of Licenses and Permits in Certain Towns
§ 283-A Coordination With Agricultural Districts Program
§ 284 Intermunicipal Cooperation in Comprehensive Planning and Land Use Regulation
§ 285 Separability Clause

Terms Used In New York Laws > Town > Article 16 - Zoning and Planning

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Final plat: means a drawing prepared in a manner prescribed by local regulation, that shows a proposed subdivision, containing in such additional detail as shall be provided by local regulation all information required to be shown on a preliminary plat and the modifications, if any, required by the planning board at the time of approval of the preliminary plat if such preliminary plat has been so approved. See N.Y. Town Law 276
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Preliminary plat: means a drawing prepared in a manner prescribed by local regulation showing the layout of a proposed subdivision including, but not restricted to, road and lot layout and approximate dimensions, key plan, topography and drainage, all proposed facilities unsized, including preliminary plans and profiles, at suitable scale and in such detail as local regulation may require. See N.Y. Town Law 276
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: means the division of any parcel of land into a number of lots, blocks or sites as specified in a local ordinance, law, rule or regulation, with or without streets or highways, for the purpose of sale, transfer of ownership, or development. See N.Y. Town Law 276
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • undeveloped: shall mean those plats where twenty percent or more of the lots within the plat are unimproved unless existing conditions, such as poor drainage, have prevented their development. See N.Y. Town Law 276