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Here’s the current Land Use Ordinance for hospital zones:

In Uncategorized on September 28, 2006 at 4:28 pm

§ 190-117. H Hospital District.

A. Principal uses and structures. The following principal uses and structures shall be permitted: (1) Hospitals for humans.
(2) Child-care centers.
(3) Municipal buildings owned or leased by the Village of Ridgewood and used for public purposes.

B. Accessory uses and structures. The following accessory uses and structures shall be permitted, provided that they are located on the same premises as the principal use or structure to which they are accessory: (1) Parking facilities, as regulated in §§ 190-90 and 190-121.
(2) Signs, as regulated in § 190-122.
(3) Accessory uses customarily incident to the above principal uses.

C. Conditional uses and structures. The following conditional uses and structures shall be permitted in the H District only if they comply with the appropriate regulations for such uses or structures in § 190-123: [Amended 10-13-1998 by Ord. No. 2643] (1) Public or private schools for kindergarten through grade 12.
(2) Houses of worship.
(3) Public utility buildings and structures.
(4) Cellular telecommunications antennas mounted on an existing structure at least 40 feet high.

D. Prohibited uses. Any uses other than those uses permitted by this section are prohibited.
E. Bulk and lot regulations. The following conditions and requirements shall be complied with: (1) Maximum building height: 48 feet, provided that roof-mounted service equipment structures may exceed such height by a maximum of 17 feet, subject to Subsection F below.
(2) Minimum front yard: 40 feet.
(3) Minimum side and rear yards: three feet for every one foot of height of the building.
(4) Maximum coverage by above-grade structures: 16% of the lot area.
(5) Maximum floor area ratio: 65%.
(6) Maximum coverage by improvements: 90% of the lot area. [Amended 6-7-1999 by Ord. No. 2670]
(7) Screening of parking areas. Parking areas which directly abut upon property zoned and used for residential purposes shall have a continuous wall not less than six feet in height and not more than eight feet in height along the common property line to separate such properties. Other area for parking of vehicles shall have a suitable hedge or other natural planting within the required setback area.

F. Other regulations. Roof-mounted service equipment structures permitted by this section shall be subject to the following: (1) They shall be set back at least one foot for every two feet in height of the service equipment structures, measured from the perimeter of the roof on which the structure is located.
(2) They shall not occupy more than 65% of the roof area of any building on which such service equipment structure is located.
(3) They shall not exceed 25% of the land area covered by buildings on the property.

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  1. According to today’s Record:

    The plans require approval from local authorities as well as state health officials. Changes in regulations governing lot coverage, parking and building setbacks would be necessary from the local governments under the proposed plan.

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