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ZONING ORDINANCE
(Click on link below, go to Chapter 43. Zoning, under Part V. Land Use)

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The Zoning Board of Appeals is a seven-member board appointed by the Mayor.  Joseph Cianciulli is Chairman and, James Blanchard, Vincent Giorgio, Jeffrey Landsman, Nancy Little, Diane Pearson, and Harry Singh are Board members.  The Board hears petitions for area and use variances from the Zoning Ordinance along with appeals from the interpretation of the Commissioner of Buildings. Meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month in the Ceremonial Court in City Hall at 6:00 p.m. All applications to the Board must be filed at least 22 days prior to the meeting and are filed and processed in the Department of Housing and Buildings. The agenda is prepared by the Building Department and is published in the required newspapers.
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For a Zoning Application Package  see:  FORMS & PERMITS
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TEMPORARY ON-LOCATION FILMING POLICY:  Use of a site for on-location filming for more than five (5)days per month or a maximum of sixty (60) days in a single 12 month period shall constitute a change in use, and be subject to the City of Yonkers Zoning Ordinance.
Read the policy here:  Temporary On-Location Filming Policy

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GENERAL ORDINANCE NO. 5-2011, REZONING OF DOWNTOWN YONKERS.  ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 28, 2011, AMENDING CHAPTER 43 OF THE ZONING CODE OF THE CITY OF YONKERS.
Read the ordinance here:   12/28/2011 City Council annotated agenda

GENERAL ORDINANCE NO. 6-2011, OUTDOOR SIGNS
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 28, 2011, AMENDING CHAPTER 47 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF YONKERS, ENTITLED "OUTDOOR SIGNS".
Read the ordinance here:   12/28/2011 City Council annotated agenda

RESOLUTION NO. 163-2011, ADOPTING DOWNTOWN YONKERS' REZONING FINDINGS STATEMENTS.
Read the resolution here:  12/28/2011 City Council annotated agenda

Read the Finding Statements here:  Downtown Rezoning  and  South Broadway Rezoning

GENERAL ORDINANCE NO. 4-2010, "DEFINITION OF TERMS", Section 43-8.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2010.  AN AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE ALSO KNOWN AS CHAPTER 43 OF THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF YONKERS AND MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE ZONING CODE.
Read the ordinance here:  Definition of Terms, Zoning GO No. 4-2010

 

 
ZONING AREA & USE VARIANCE STANDARDS

 

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