July 26, 2018

Proposed revisions to zoning code, Summer 2018


Proposed revisions to zoning code, Summer 2018.
The changes primarily make it clearer that trash is not allowed, including waste-to-energy. Also cleans up some small errors we found since the last revision.
Here is a link to a PDF of the most recent (April, 2016) code.

Deleted language is in strikeout. New language is in italics.

107. Definitions
Trash: Any material intended for disposal as waste, or any material abandoned or deposited without the intent and a clear plan for reuse or recycling. This shall include solid waste or construction debris, a majority of which by weight or volume is not suitable for reuse or recycling.
Garbage, trash and refuse.
1.     Solid waste as defined in 6 NYCRR 360.2
2.     Industrial waste (including process water and leachate)
3.     Any material intended to be disposed as waste
Marketable recyclable materials. Materials removed from previous use that have current commercial value and active immediate markets; other than municipal solid waste.
Refuse. See Garbage, trash and refuse.
Trash. See Garbage, trash and refuse.

308. Use Table
The following table prescribes which uses are permitted in each District. Abbreviations: P = permitted, C = Conditional, N = Not permitted, S = Special Use. The numbers refer to the section of the code indicating the conditions for Conditional and Special Uses.

Agricultural and Rural Residential (ARR)
Description: page20image7000Hamlet Residential (HR)
Description: page20image8880Lakeshore Residential (LR)
Small Business Park and Institutional (BPI)
Conser­vation (C)
Warehouse, Industrial, Transportation, Energy (WITE)
Commercial













Garbage, trash and refuse transloading, processing or disposal
N
N
N
N
N
N
Light manufacturing
C 310.15
N
N
P
N
S 311.19
Municipal Solid Waste Management Facility as defined in 6 NYCRR §360-1.7(a)
N
N
N
N
N
N
Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility regulated under 6 NYCRR  §361-1
N
N
N
N
N
S 311.19
Transfer Station regulated under 6 NYCRR §360-11
N
N
N
N
N
N
Beverage container redemption operations regulated under 6 NYCRR §367-9
S 311.19
N
N
N
N
S311.19
Waste tire processing regulated under 6 NYCRR §360-13.1(d)(1)
N
N
N
N
N
N
Construction debris processing facilities regulated under 6 NYCRR Subpart §360-16
N
N
N
N
N
N
Waste to energy resource recovery facilities regulated under 6 NYCRR §362.
N
N
N
N
N
N
Warehouse
N
N
N
P
N
C 310.24 P






















309.2 General Design Standards
(E) Garbage, trash and refuse. The storage, processing or transloading of waste materials is prohibited.

310. Conditional Uses
310.24. Garbage, trash and refuse. The storage, processing or transloading of any waste materials, except for food processing or agricultural waste and marketable recyclable materials, is prohibited.
310.2   School, over under 35 students.

311. Special Uses
311.1 The application procedure is described in Section 404.2. The Planning Board shall apply the following criteria to all proposed special use permits in addition to any criteria for particular uses specified in Sections 309, 310 and 311.
 (F) As property previously a part of the former Seneca Army Depot may have deed restrictions imposed for environmental concerns, all development activities shall conform to these restrictions. Permit applicants shall provide a copy of the deed or other documentation identifying these restrictions with the application.

311.19. 311.1 (G). The storage, processing or transloading of any waste materials, except for food processing or agricultural waste and marketable recyclable materials, is prohibited.

311.19 Small-scale manufacturing, and handling of materials for reuse, redemption and recycling. Operations shall be indoors, the site plan review shall consider neighboring uses and code restrictions on comparable-scale retail or light industrial uses.

404.2 Special Use Procedure
The Planning Board shall, within thirty (30) days, conduct a public hearing on applications for large businesses Special Use applications referred to it by the Varick Code Enforcement Officer.

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