Have defined all relative terminology including berthing facilities, docks, boat hoists, boat stations & boat houses.
Water Rights Lines
Have defined as extensions from lakefront properties.
Structures within Water Rights
Permanent –no closer than 10 feet to water rights lines (20 ft. for non-residential categories)
Seasonal & attached vessels – within water rights lines
Mooring buoys – boat within water rights lines
Boat Hoist Structures & Boat Stations
Roof ok but maximum 3/12 pitch
No side enclosures on boat hoists or stations
No inside second floor, or 2nd floor sundecks
15 foot maximum height from high water mark
No use for dwelling, sleeping, or lodging
No boat accessory structures (storage bldgs) or boat houses in water (waterside of high water mark)
General Residential Docks and Moorings
Number of docks for registerable boats depends on linear lake feet of lake frontage
Dock size – 720 sf max including walkway and decking
(exception – may have a 2nd dock if first is less than 300 sf.)
Length – Max 65 feet into lake beyond high water mark (exception for shallow depth situations)
General Non-Residential Docks and Moorings
Water Rights Setback
No. Mrgs per add’l 50 ft.
Marinas, Yacht Clubs
Hotels, Motels, Camps, Resorts, and Clubs
Grandfathering of Pre-existing Conditions
All pre-existing permanent and seasonal residential structures are allowed. All pre-existing NYS permits for non-residential uses
of permanent or seasonal docks are allowed. Replacement allowed for non-conforming structures damaged in natural disasters, fire, or vandalism.
Building permits are required for all “permanent” structures. Available from municipal Code Enforcement Officers. Exceptions handled through normal town Zoning