Zoning Board of Appeals
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.
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30PM in Woodbury Town Hall, 511 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.
at 7:30pm at Town Hall
VILLAGE OF WOODBURY
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
WEDNESDAY MARCH 8, 2017
Executive Session – if necessary
Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
New Business – n/a
Action on Decisions
Kolodzinski – Review decision for area variance to permit the installation of a 10 x 14 detached shed (accessory building) partially located within the front and side yard. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 73 Edgewood Dr CV SBL 228-1-1.3.
Public Hearings -
Pulver – Continuation of Public Hearing for a use variance to permit events and parties in the “Ballroom” area within their existing Bed and Breakfast. As defined in Section 310-2 and pursuant to the Schedule of District regulations, Sections 310-7 and 310-6, this is not a permitted use in a Bed and Breakfast. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 14 Castleton Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 202, Block 1, Lot 70.
Spiegel – Continuation of Public Hearing for a use variance to permit conversion of an existing guest house on said property to be used full time as a single family dwelling (rental) on a lot containing an existing single family dwelling. Whereas, pursuant to section 310-6A and 310-7 district regulations, single family dwellings are not to exceed one per lot. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 24 Jill Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 218,
Block 1, Lot 24.
AEONN, LLC – Continuation of Public Hearing for an area variance and or interpretation to permit the construction of a Hotel. Whereas, pursuant to Section 310-2 “Hotel Definition”, a Hotel shall have at least 100 ft. of road frontage on a State or County Road that provides actual physical access to the property. Said property is located in the IB Zoning District at 100 Estrada Road in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 226 Block 1 Lot 21.2.
Central Valley Properties – Continuation of Public Hearing for an area variance to permit the construction of a mixed use building containing commercial retail, office, restaurant as well as 8 residential apartments. In accordance with 310-6F and 310-7(district regulations) a minimum lot area of 78,000 square feet is required, whereas the provided lot area has 64,248 square feet. Furthermore, due to an inconsistency within the code, an area variance or interpretation is requested for proposed building with a front yard setback of 14.9 feet. Section 310-12B require all properties with frontage on a state highway (Rt 32) have a depth of 50 feet unoccupied and open to the sky and Section 310-7(b) permits a lesser front yard setback requirement. Said property is located in the HB Zoning District at 252-260 Route 32 in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 230 Block 7 Lot 17, 18 & 19.
Gill – Public Hearing for a Special Permit to permit the continued use of a 2nd dwelling unit for an individual family member pursuant to Section 310-35 of the Village Code. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 68 Trout Brook Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 203 Block 1 Lot 12.1.
Building Inspectors Report
Deliberations on closed Public Hearings
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Applications for the Zoning Board may be obtained in hardcopy at the Building Department and electronically on the building department page.