Site plan review, as provided for in the City of Oneida Site Plan Ordinance, any other provisions notwithstanding, shall apply to:
New construction, excluding single and two-family residences;
All additions to existing structures (with the exception of single and two (2) family homes), which will result in an increase of existing floor area, including multiple floors, if such exist, in excess of ten percent (10%) or one thousand (1000) square feet, whichever is the lesser;
Any development, except single and two (2) family residential, for which off-street parking areas are provided, as required by this Ordinance;
Development of any non-single or two (2) family use or building in any residential district;
Development of any non-residential use or building;
Cellular phone towers;
Essential public service buildings and storage areas;
The erection, relocation, conversion or structural alteration to any non-single or two (2) family building, structure or site which results in additional floor space;
Any development which would establish more than one (1) principal use on a single lot; (Example: a single family site condominium or similar project where a single parcel is to be developed with more than one (1) detached dwelling unit);
Any change in the use of land or building to a different class or type to a more intensive use, which may involve significant changes to features such as building appearance, parking needs, traffic flow and /or volumes, noise, drainage, hours of operation, buffering/landscape needs, effluent discharge and other similar impacts.
The Planning Board, when acting upon applications for site plan approval, shall have the power to grant such exceptions from the requirements for site plan approval as may be reasonable and within the general purpose and intent of the provisions for site plan review and approval of this ordinance, if the literal enforcement of one or more provisions of the ordinance is impracticable or will exact undue hardship because of peculiar conditions pertaining to the land in question.
Site plan review will not be required for the following:
If you would like a the complete Site Plan Ordinance, please send a check or money order, made out to “City of Oneida” for $14.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling, to:City of Oneida Planning Department 109 N. Main Street Oneida, New York 13421
If you need further information, you may call the Director of Planning at 315-363-7467.