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 JULY 11, 2018
1. Executive Session
2. Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
3. New Business – n/a
4. Action on Decisions –
A) Woodview Heights/39M LLC – Review decision for area variances of proposed 13 lot subdivision from the definition of “lot area” in Section 310-2(1)C that requires certain steep slopes and wetland deductions in computing “lot area” and that 80% of the slopes on each lot have slopes of 15% or less. 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) Bakertown Road Condominium – Continuation of Public Hearing for an interpretation pursuant to Section 310-44(c) 3,4. Applicant proposes to construct an emergency access road on vacant land, whereas, pursuant to section 310-7 of the bulk regulations, an emergency access road is not listed as a permitted use. Said property is located in the R2A Zoning District at the corner of County Route 105 and Acres Road in Highland Mills and known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 225 Block 1 Lot 1.
B) Torres – Pubic Hearing for an area variance to permit a 6ft high solid stockade fence (existing) in a front and side yard. Whereas pursuant to Section 146-5a, b and 146-7a, the maximum height permitted in a front and side yard is 4 feet high and 50% solid. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 73 Dunderberg Road in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 228 Block 10 Lot 16.
C) Falkowitz – Public Hearing for a use variance to demolish an existing protected non-conforming 2 family dwelling and to reconstruct the same. Pursuant to Section 310-7 a 2-family dwelling is not permitted in the R2A Zoning District. Pursuant to 310-43.2(B)(7) a building housing a protected nonconforming use may not be rebuilt if the nonconforming use is damaged by fire or other causes to the extent of 50% or more of its fair market value as determined by the Assessor unless the use is changed to a conforming use. Said property is located in the R2A Zoning District at 12 Skytop Road (private) in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 217 Block 3 Lot 4.
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.