If you would like to read Canaan’s Zoning Law or Subdivision Regulations, you may visit the Town Clerk’s office or Building Inspector/ZEO’s office during office hours, or purchase a copy from the Town Clerk.

You may also download the zoning law via this Web site, in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Canaan’s Telecommunications Law is available from the Town Clerk.

Zoning Law Table of Contents – (Final) 6/8/09

Zoning Law with page numbers – (Final) 6/8/09

Appendix I – Residential and Commercial Areas

Zoning Map – see Appendix II for a Telecommunications Map

Telecommunication Facility Regulations and zone map Appendix II – A. (large document to download – will take some time)

Town Subdivision Road Specifications Appendix III – B

Local Law 1 of 2010 Boundary Line – Appendix III – C

Local Law 2 of 2004 Sub-Division & Boundary Line – Appendix III – D

Land Subdivision Regulations – Appendix III – E

Local Law 1 of 2009 – Alternate for Zoning Board of Appeals – Appendix III – F

Local Law 60 of 2011 –  SETTING A FLOOR (MINIMUM) ON BUILDING PERMIT FEES FOR WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS AND CELL TOWERS

Local Law 1 of 2011 – Windpower Amendment –

Local Law 1 of 2012 amending Appendix I of the Town of Canaan Zoning Law and adopting a new Zoning Map

Subdivision road specifications, Local Law 1 from 1988, are also available from the Town Clerk.

NEW ADDITIONS – 08/07/2014

Local Law 1 of 2013 – Sign Law

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