Jaffrey Land Use Plan - March 17, 2007
SECTION III: DISTRICT REGULATIONS AND PERMITTED USES
3.6 Elderly Housing
3.6.1 Purpose: In recognition of its inherent obligation to its elder citizens, the Town of Jaffrey hereby establishes an overlay zoning district in which "elderly housing" shall be allowed as a special exception. The purpose of this section is to establish the special exception conditions that such a use must satisfy. Where the Town zoning regulations differ from the provisions contained in this section, this section shall take precedence.
3.6.2 Definition: For the purpose of this section, the term "elderly housing" shall mean any housing that is specifically funded, or the construction of which is specifically funded, or the construction of which is specifically assisted by the local, state or federal government or agencies or private individuals or organizations for the use of elderly persons.
3.6.3 Applicability: The overlay district created in this section shall only apply to the Residence B and General Business Districts and the Residence A Districts, excepting the Historic District.
(a) Density: In recognition of the desirability of locating elderly housing in reasonable proximity to available support systems and in recognition of the social, cultural, and physical advantage of living in a balanced community environment, not more than ten units per acre for elderly housing shall be allowed.
(b) Parking: As a requirement for elderly housing, there shall be one parking space for every dwelling unit.
(c) Site Plan: The proposed use shall be subject to the provisions of the Site Plan Review Regulations of the Town of Jaffrey.