§ 147.13.6.3.5 - Special Exceptions.

§ 147.13.6.3.5 - Special Exceptions.

  • 147.13.6.3.5.1 In order to preserve and safeguard Conway's older homes, but also allow for their conversion to multifamily dwellings, the Zoning Board of Adjustment may grant special exceptions for residential structures and accessory structures on the same conforming lot, provided that:
  • 147.13.6.3.5.1.1 Substantially all of the structure is at least fifty (50) years old.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.1.2 Modification of the interior does not exceed four (4) units.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.1.3 No significant changes to the exterior lines or architectural detail are made, which would diminish the historical or architectural heritage of the structure.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.1.4 Adequate area is available for parking and sewage disposal.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.1.5 Accessory structures must have at least three hundred (300) square feet of living space per unit suitable for conversion to a dwelling unit and not conflict with the purpose and intent of this section.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.2 In order to help provide year round rental housing, the Zoning Board of Adjustment may grant a special exception for one accessory apartment as an accessory use to an owner-occupied single family dwelling, on any size lot subject to the following conditions:
  • 147.13.6.3.5.2.1 The accessory apartment is designed to ensure architectural compatibility with the neighborhood.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.2.2 Sufficient parking is located on site.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3 The Zoning Board of Adjustment may grant a special exception for up to twelve dwelling units per acre, in the village commercial and highway commercial districts under the following conditions:
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3.1 That each structure must contain at least three dwelling units.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3.2 Not less than 25% of all dwelling units shall be designated as full time rental apartments. At the time of Planning Board approval, the units designated as full time rental apartments must be shown on the plan with a condition that they are leased for twenty years from the date of Planning Board approval by the developer and a deed restriction shall be recorded in the Registry of Deeds as evidence of the same.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3.3 All lots must be serviced by municipal water and sewerage.
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3.4 Rental/Deed restricted units shall be a maximum of 1,000 square feet and a minimum of 300 square feet. 
  • 147.13.6.3.5.3.5 Architectural design plans must be submitted to the Zoning Board of Adjustment at the time of application to ensure compliance with the zoning regulations.
Special Exceptions.

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147.13.6.3.5