Article 9.15 - Essential Services 3

Essential Services, Class 3, are permitted in the SP District subject to a Special Use Permit, according to the procedures of Section 11.4.10.

The Town board shall issue a Special Use Permit for the subject facility in the SP District if, but not unless, the evidence presented at the Special Use Permit hearing establishes:

.1 That the proposed use will not endanger the public health and safety, nor substantially reduce the value of nearby property; and

.2 That the proposed use will not be in conflict with the objectives of the most detailed plan adopted for the area; and

.3 That the proposed use will not constitute a nuisance to properties located in residential districts or developed for residential or institutional purposes with respect to noise, dust, odors, light, vibration, or traffic; and
.4 That area of active use will be enclosed by a fence, not easily climbable, at least six feet in height, and the fence must be located at least 20 feet from the public street right-of-way and 100 feet from abutting property lines; and

.5 That a minimum separation of 100 feet, fully vegetated, will be provided between the fenced use area and any abutting property line; existing vegetation shall be preserved to the extent practicable and supplemented with new plantings as may be required to provide a year-round opaque buffer from abutting properties; and

.6 That the site shall be screened from the street(s) by a screen composed of a masonry wall or a solid fence, planted on the exterior side with a semi-opaque vegetative screen with expected height of at least 8 feet at maturity; security fencing shall be placed on the interior side of the vegetation and wall or fence.

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