Zoning Loopholes

There are many loopholes in the regulations prohibiting third floor livable space in R4 and R5 districts. These loopholes hurt Rye taxpayers because they attract heavy users of the RCSD while while side-stepping assessments and school-taxes.

Loopholes in Laws Prohibiting 3rd Floor Livable Space in R4 and R5 Zones

History of the Attic Ceiling Loophole:

Sources:

http://www.dos.ny.gov/DCEA/pdf/RCmin101107.pdf
http://ecode360.com/RY0730
http://bit.ly/uDYauR