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
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
January 8, 2020
VILLAGE OF WOODBURY
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
January 8, 2020 – 7:30pm
Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
New Business –
a) Brach & Mann – Discuss letter received requesting extension of decision of the ZBA granted on October 10th, 2018 for property located at 195 Bakertown Road in Highland Mills SBL217-1-7
Action on Decisions –
Jagarnath – Review draft decision for an area variance to permit the installation of an in-ground pool leaving a 10 ft. setback in the rear yard and a 10 ft. setback in the side yard. Whereas, pursuant to Section 310-25(A), a minimum of 20 ft. setback is required in both the side and rear yard. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 5 Stirling Circle in HM SBL249-1-73.
Public Hearings -
The Shops of Woodbury, LLC – Continuation of Public Hearing for area variances and/or Code interpretations. Applicant proposes to construct a commercial center and hotel having a lot area of 9.65 acres. The Applicant is also seeking relief from Section 310-7 regulating side yard setbacks and Section 310-12B regulating setbacks for commercial centers from state and county roads. Said property is located in the IB Zoning District off of the intersection of State Route 32 and Locey Lane in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 225 Block 1 Lots 34.1 & 34.2
Avalon – Continuation of Public Hearing for review of a ruling by the Building Inspector pursuant to Section 310-49(c)(3). Whereas, Village Code Section 310-7.1(d)(5) states a hotel shall have frontage on a state or county highway or right of way, the Building Inspector has determined that the primary frontage for the proposed hotel is on a Village Road (Turner Rd.). If required, an area variance is requested to permit the construction of a 130 room 4 story hotel on a Village Road. Said property is located in the HO (Hotel Overlay) and LC (Limited Commercial) Zoning District at 140 Route 32 and 94 Turner Road in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 226 Block 1 Lot 5 & 6.2.
Condurso - Public Hearing for an area variance to permit the installation of 16 ft. x 32 ft. in ground pool leaving a rear yard setback of 15 feet. Whereas, pursuant to Section 310-25(A) a minimum of 20 ft. setback is required. Furthermore, the applicant requests an additional area variance to permit a 6 ft. high fence in a front yard. Whereas, pursuant to /Section 146-5(B) a maximum height of 4 ft. is permitted. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 82 Washington Avenue in Highland Mills and is known on the Tax Maps as Section 212 Block 1 Lot 23.
Itskowitz – Public Hearing for an area variance to permit a 19 ft. x 17 ft. addition to an existing single family dwelling leaving a rear yard setback of 32 ft. including overhang. Whereas, pursuant to Section 310-6(B) and 310-7 bulk table a 50 ft. rear yard setback is required. Said property is located in the R2A Zoning District at 17 Blueberry Lane in Highland Mills and is known on the Tax Maps as Section 217 Block 2 Lot 8.
Building Inspectors Report
Deliberations on closed Public Hearings