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SECTION 263
Purposes in view
Town (TWN) CHAPTER 62, ARTICLE 16
* § 263. Purposes in view. Such regulations shall be made in
accordance with a comprehensive plan and designed to lessen congestion
in the streets; to secure safety from fire, flood, panic and other
dangers; to promote health and general welfare; to provide adequate
light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to avoid undue
concentration of population; to make provision for, so far as conditions
may permit, the accommodation of solar energy systems and equipment and
access to sunlight necessary therefor; to facilitate the practice of
forestry; to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water,
sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements. Such regulations
shall be made with reasonable consideration, among other things, as to
the character of the district and its peculiar suitability for
particular uses, and with a view to conserving the value of buildings
and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout such
municipality.

* NB Effective until April 6, 2022

* § 263. Purposes in view. Such regulations shall be made in
accordance with a comprehensive plan and designed to lessen congestion
in the streets; to secure safety from fire, flood, panic and other
dangers; to promote health and general welfare; to provide adequate
light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to avoid undue
concentration of population; to make provision for, so far as conditions
may permit, the accommodation of solar thermal, photovoltaics, wind,
hydroelectric, geothermal electric, geothermal ground source heat, tidal
energy, wave energy, ocean thermal, farm waste electric generating
equipment as defined in paragraph (e) of subdivision one of section
sixty-six-j of the public service law, and fuel cells; to facilitate the
practice of forestry; to facilitate the adequate provision of
transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public
requirements. Such regulations shall be made with reasonable
consideration, among other things, as to the character of the district
and its peculiar suitability for particular uses, and with a view to
conserving the value of buildings and encouraging the most appropriate
use of land throughout such municipality.

* NB Effective April 6, 2022