VILLAGE OF WOODBURY
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
January 11, 2023
MEETING HELD IN VILLAGE HALL
1. Executive Session
2. Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
3. New Business
4. Action on Decisions
5. Public Hearings -
A) Simcha- 2 First Ave. – Continuation of Public Hearing requesting a variance for modifications to an existing seasonal single-family dwelling, including the construction of a second story addition and the conversion of the dwelling to year-round use, with less than the required acreage, and which does not meet the front, side, or rear yard setbacks. Whereas pursuant to Section 310-26, the lot must meet the development standards provided for a single-family dwelling permitted in the district, and whereas pursuant to Section 310-43.2, nonconforming buildings may be remodeled or reconstructed provided that such action does not create any new noncompliance or increase in the degree of noncompliance. Said property is in the R-2A Zoning District on the corner of First Avenue and Schunnemunk Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 214, Block 6, Lot 5.
B) Achdus Unit 3B – Public Hearing requesting a variance for the construction of an addition to an existing seasonal single-family dwelling # 3B. Whereas pursuant to Section 310-43.2(C), nonconforming uses may be expanded by up to 10% of the floor area of the principal structure, subject to a special permit and certain findings of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Said property is located in the R-3A Zoning District along Schunnemunk Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 213, Block 1, Lot 1.11.
6. Building Inspectors Report
7. Deliberations on closed Public Hearings
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30PM in Woodbury Village Hall - 455 Route 32, Highland Mills. Agendas are set prior to each meeting and posted here. Meeting minutes are prepared following each meeting and are available in hardcopy at the Building Department or electronically below.
The Village of Woodbury Zoning Board of Appeals reviews applications from property owners for special permits variances. When there are practical difficulties or hardships faced by individual property owners in complying with the strict letter of the Village's zoning regulations, the Zoning Board of Appeals has the authority to issue special permits and/or variances, provided the public convenience, safety and welfare are substantially served and the integrity of neighboring properties are not injured.
Zoning Board Members
Karen Ungerer - Chairperson