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SECTION 269
Conflict with other laws
Town (TWN) CHAPTER 62, ARTICLE 16
§ 269. Conflict with other laws. Wherever the regulations made under
authority of this article require a greater width or size of yards or
courts, or require a lower height of building or less number of stories,
or require a greater percentage of lot to be left unoccupied, or impose
other higher standards than are required in any other statute or local
law, ordinance or regulation, the provisions of the regulations made
under authority of this article shall govern. Whenever the provisions of
any other statute or local law, ordinance or regulation require a
greater width or size of yards or courts, or require a lower height of
building or a less number of stories, or require a greater percentage of
lot to be left unoccupied, or impose other higher standards, than are
required by the regulations made under authority of this article, the
provisions of such statute, or local law, ordinance or regulation shall
govern.

In towns where the town boards have already adopted a zoning ordinance
or local law, pursuant to the provisions of chapter three hundred
twenty-two of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-two, or chapter seven
hundred fourteen or chapter seven hundred fifteen of the laws of
nineteen hundred twenty-six, such boards shall not be required to adopt
a new ordinance or local law, and all actions taken and proceedings had
by such town boards and boards of appeal under the provisions of said
chapter, are hereby ratified and confirmed.

All necessary expenses incurred by any such board in connection with
the adoption and enforcement of the zoning ordinance or local law shall
be a town charge.