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, 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.
at 7:30pm at Village Hall
VILLAGE OF WOODBURY
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
JANUARY 9TH, 2019 – 7:30pm
1. Executive Session
2. Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
3. New Business – n/a
4. Action on Decisions –
a) 39M LLC/Woodview Hts – Review decision for area variances for its proposed 13 lot subdivision. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at the corner of Hill Avenue and Van Buren Court in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 204 Block 1 Lot 34.
5. Public Hearings -
A) The Shops of Woodbury, LLC – Continuation of Public Hearing for area variances and interpretation. Applicant proposes to construct a commercial center and hotel having a lot area of 9.65 acres. The height of the proposed hotel is 60 ft. high, whereas, pursuant to Section 310-7 bulk regulations, the maximum height permitted is 35 ft. Furthermore, the applicant requires an interpretation as to whether a hotel is permitted as part of a commercial center pursuant to Section 310-49(c)3. In the alternative, the applicant is requesting an area variance from the minimum lot area required pursuant to Section 310-6f. 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.
B) Falkowitz – Continuation of Public Hearing for an area variance and Special Permit for the demolition of an existing non-conforming 3 family dwelling and construction of a 2 family dwelling. The applicant proposes 2 alternate plans. Plan “A” and Plan “B” will both require a variance to permit the expansion of a non-conforming use and Special Permit pursuant to Section 310-43.2(B) 1 and 310-43.C of the Village Code. However Plan “B” requires an additional variance to permit a rear yard setback of 40.1 ft., whereas, pursuant to Section 310-6(B) and 310-7 Bulk regulations a 50 ft. rear yard is required. Said property is located in the R2A Zoning District at 12 Skytop Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 217 Block 3 Lots 4
C) Truhon. – Public Hearing for a Special Permit to permit the use of the existing 2nd dwelling unit for an individual family members (mother/daughter) pursuant to Section 310-35 of the Village Code. Said property is located in the R3A Zoning District at 32 Sutherland Drive in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 207 Block 3 Lot 45.
6. Building Inspectors Report
7. 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.