Town Of Cazenovia
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Zoning Maps & Districts

The Town of Cazenovia is hereby divided into the following land use districts:
Documents:
DESCRIPTION OF DISTRICT
  1. Rural A (RA) District.  The purpose of this district is to protect the agrarian, rural character of the Town by limiting the allowed uses and form the uses in this district.  The Rural A Zoning District is the largest land use district in the Town of Cazenovia.  This district encourages conservation and cluster development and construction primarily of residential and other compatible uses.
  2. Rural B (RB) District.  The purpose of this district is to protect the agrarian, rural character of the Town while creating opportunity for appropriate light industry, light manufacturing, professional offices, non-retail commercial (in certain areas of the Town) and similar land uses in a setting that will limit the visual impacts of such uses on larger tracts of land.  However, this district will not allow new single-family residential uses.
  3. Lake Watershed and Riparian Corridor (LW&RC) District.  The purpose of this district is to protect the quality of Cazenovia Lake and its watershed, as well as certain riparian corridors (within 100 linear feet of the center line of Chittenango Creek, Limestone Creek and certain DEC-classified tributary streams as shown on the Cazenovia Zoning Map) in the Town by controlling land uses which could be detrimental to these sensitive areas.

 

Overlay Districts:

  1. In addition to these land use districts, the following overlay districts are here by created:
  • Agriculture Overlay (AO) District.  The purpose of this district is to provide land use regulations which encourage agricultural land uses and similar uses supportive of farms and farming.
  • New Woodstock Hamlet Overlay (NWHO) District.  The purpose of this district is to maintain the mixed-use traditional character of the existing Hamlet of New Woodstock.
  • New Woodstock Central Business Overlay (NWCBO) District.  The purpose of this district is to allow for additional commercial uses in the central portion of the New Woodstock Hamlet area.
  • Commercial Overlay (COMO) District.  The purpose of this overlay district is to allow areas for light manufacturing, retail and non-real commercial (in certain designated areas of the Town), professional office, agricultural and associated businesses, and agribusiness and research facilities on large tracts of land.  Such areas may also include certain housing and limited commercial uses supported in the Rural B District, as well as uses and accessory uses intended to support the allowed primary uses.
  • Industrial Overlay (IO) District.  The purpose of this district is to provide land use controls for certain specified uses more appropriate to an industrial district.
  • Wellhead Protection Overlay (WPO) District.  The purpose of this overlay district is to protect the residents of the Town and Village thought the prevention of contamination of groundwater in the vicinity of areas that supply public drinking water to the residents of the Town and Village of Cazenovia and the Hamlet of New Woodstock.
  • Village Edge Overlay (VEO) District.  The purpose of this overlay district is to provide for the village-type density for designated uses and parcels which demonstrate the ability to provide public water and sewers.  This overlay district shall be located in the area abutting the existing eastern boundary of the Village of Cazenovia and specificially prohibits retail sales on parcels contiguous with the south side of US Route 20.

       2. Overlay districts do not change the use and dimensional requirements of the underlying land use districts unless specifically so stated in Chapter 165 of the Town of Cazenovia Code Book.
 
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A fully searchable, electronic version of Town of Cazenovia Codes can be found on the following website:  Town of Cazenovia Zoning Codes