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This online version of the Zoning Ordinance has not been checked for accuracy. Neither the Town of Wilton nor the Zoning Board can be responsible for the consequences of any action taken on the basis of any errors in the online text. The official text of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance is available in printed form at the Wilton town offices, and as a PDF file on the Town of Wilton web site.

This is the 2001 version of the Zoning Ordinance, including all amendments up to and including those passed by Town Meeting in March, 2001, but not any amendments passed in 2002 or later.

1.0 PREAMBLE

2.0 DISTRICTS

3.0 DEFINITIONS

4.0 GENERAL PROVISIONS
4.1 Alteration and Removal of Materials
4.2 Sanitary Protection
4.3 Unregistered Motor Vehicles
4.4 Special Exceptions
4.5 Variances
4.6 Performance Standards
4.7 Temporary Placement of Manufactured Housing

5.0 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
5.1 Permitted Uses
5.2 Lot Requirements
5.3 Special Exceptions
5.4 Manufactured Housing

6.0 GENERAL RESIDENCE AND AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT
6.1 Permitted Uses
6.2 Lot Requirements
6.3 Alternative Lot Requirements
6.4 Cluster Developments
6.5 Manufactured Housing
6.6 Special Exceptions

7.0 COMMERCIAL DISTRICT
7.1 Permitted Uses
7.2 Lot Requirements

8.0 INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
8.1 Permitted Uses
8.2 Lot Requirements
8.3 Conditions for Use of Area Water Supply
8.4 Traffic Generation
8.5 Prohibited Uses
8.6 Special Exceptions

9.0 OFFICE PARK DISTRICT
9.1 District Location.
9.2 Permitted Uses.
9.3 Lot Requirements.
9.4 Architectural Design.
9.5 Open Space Design.

10.0 FLOODPLAIN CONSERVATION DISTRICT
10.1 Definitions
10.2 Permit Required
10.3 Location of the 100-Year Flood Elevation
10.4 Construction Standards
10.5 Alteration of Water Courses
10.6 Variances and Appeals

11.0 WETLANDS CONSERVATION DISTRICT
11.1 Purpose
11.2 District Boundaries
11.3 Permitted Uses
11.4 Special Exceptions

12.0 AQUIFER PROTECTION DISTRICT
12.1 Purpose
12.2 District Location
12.3 Permitted Uses
12.4 Prohibited Uses
12.5 Performance Standards
12.6 Incorrectly Designated Zones
12.7 Non-Conforming Uses

13.0 ELDERLY HOUSING DISTRICT
13.1 Purpose
13.2 District Location
13.3 General Standards
13.4 Review of Site Plans
13.5 Change of Use

14.0 WATERSHED DISTRICT
14.1 Purpose
14.2 District Boundary
14.3 Lot Requirements
14.4 Prohibited Uses
14.5 Cluster Development
14.6 Previous Regulations
14.7 Special Exceptions

15.0 PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES
15.1 District Regulations
15.2 Use Regulations
15.3 Dimensional Requirements
15.4 Performance and Design Standards
15.5 Monitoring and Maintenance
15.6 Abandonment or Discontinuation of Use

16.0 SIGNS
16.1 General Provisions
16.2 General Residence and Agricultural District
16.3 Commercial and Industrial District
16.4 Office Park District
16.5 Office Park District

17.0 NON-CONFORMING USES AND BUILDINGS
17.1 Non-conforming Uses
17.2 Sub-standard Lots of Record
17.3 Special Exceptions
17.4 Status of Variances and Special Exceptions

18.0 PHASING OF DEVELOPMENTS
18.1 Indicators of Growth Impact
18.2 Monitoring Growth Indicators
18.3 Phasing of Subdivision and Cluster Developments

19.0 ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
19.1 Board of Selectmen
19.2 Building Inspector
19.3 Permits
19.4 Violations of the Ordinance

20.0 BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

21.0 AMENDMENTS

22.0 FINES AND PENALTIES

23.0 SAVINGS CLAUSE

24.0 WHEN EFFECTIVE

25.0 IMPACT FEES
25.1 Purpose.
25.2 Definitions.
25.3 Authority to Assess Impact Fees.
25.4 Assessment Methodology.
25.5 Administration of Impact Fees.
25.6 Return of Impact Fees.
25.7 Applicability.