Presentation on theme: "St. Albans Guide to the Rewrite Process ZONING & SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS."— Presentation transcript:
St. Albans Guide to the Rewrite Process ZONING & SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
Zoning is the most common way in which municipalities regulate the land uses and physical development Districts: Division of Uses Minimum Lot Sizes Setbacks Minimum Frontage Maximum Height Maximum building and lot coverage These Regulations are codified in our zoning bylaws WHAT IS ZONING?
What you can build depends on where—or in what ‘zone’—your property is. The Town uses zoning to group land into different districts, or zones, with rules about what you can build in each St. Albans Zoning Districts: Rural Residential Residential Commercial Light Industrial Heavy Industrial Conservation Lakeshore ZONING DISTRICTS
Each Zoning district has permitted, conditional and prohibited uses PERMITTED CONDITIONAL & PROHIBITED USES UseRuralResidential Accessory Dwelling PP AgribusinessC Agricultural StructuresPP Agricultural Uses PP ChurchCC Day Care CenterCC Educational FacilityCC Essential Public ServicesC ForestryP Funeral Home Home Child Care PP Indoor RecreationC Indoor StorageC Multi-Family Dwelling C PUDCC SawmillC Seawalls PP Single Family Dwelling PP Tourist HomePC Two family dwellingPP
Lot size is calculated by multiplying the lot width by lot depth. MINIMUM LOT SIZES
The horizontal distance from a structure to the property line SETBACKS FY – Front Yard Setback RY – Rear Yard Setback SY – Side Yard Setback
The portion of a lot abutting a street and situated between lot lines intersecting such street. FRONTAGE