to Section 14.24 Maintenance of Property
the Town of Schuyler’s Zoning Ordinance
Subsection “A” amended as follows: All properties within the Town of Schuyler shall be maintained in a manner which conforms with the Property Maintenance Code of New York State and the
New York State Fire Prevention Code, or their successor(s). The exterior area
of the property shall be maintained in a manner so as not to cause measurable
depreciation in property values. No property used for commercial purposes shall
have any outdoor accumulation of used machinery, equipment, parts, appliances,
electronic equipment, including, but not limited to, other miscellaneous items
of property collected for, or as a result of, the dismantling, salvaging,
and/or sale of those items or the parts thereof. The Zoning Board of Appeals, however, may grant a
special use permit for a Materials Storage Area, pursuant to the provisions of
Article 15 of this Ordinance.
Section 15.08 “Specific Requirements By Use” is amended as follows:
Subsection “R” to be added: Materials Storage Area
- The area set aside for material storage shall be designated on the
site plan as required by Section 15.02(A)(8) of
- The maximum land area for materials storage shall be 1,200 square
feet per acre of land owned by applicant. If a larger area is deemed
necessary, an area variance pursuant to Section 18.04 (C) (2) of this
Ordinance may be applied for.
- The materials storage area shall be enclosed by a fence that is a
minimum of 6 feet high, which contains a locking gate that is adequate to
prohibit the entrance of children and others into the storage area. Where
said area is or would be visible from a public highway or from neighboring
properties, the fence would be made of wood or other materials sufficient
to totally screen the junkyard from view of roadways or neighboring
- Only those materials accumulated, salvaged from and/or used as a
result of the commercial activity conducted on said property shall be
stored in said materials area. Said
area is not to be used for the storage of other rubbish and/or garbage as
defined in the Property Maintenance Code of New York State.
- Any other considerations which the Zoning Board of Appeals may
find applicable to the application.