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 APRIL 11, 2018
1. Executive Session
2. Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
3. New Business – n/a
4. Action on Decisions –
a. Kucharczyk – Review Decision for an area variance to permit the installation of a 6 ft. high solid chain link fence in a front yard. Pursuant to Section 146-5b and 146-7a, a 6ft high solid fence is not permitted in a front yard. Said property is located in the R3A Zoning District at 1 Trout Brook Rd in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 201 Block 1 Lot 19.2.
b. Highland Lakes Estates Homeowners Association – Interpretation decision for the proposed installation of a 6ft high chain link fence along the North West property line. Pursuant to Section 146-5A & B, a 6ft high fence is only permitted in a rear yard. Said property is located in the R2A Zoning District within the Highland Lakes Estates subdivision and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 245 Block 1 Lot 179.
5. Public Hearings -
A) The Shops of Woodbury, LLC – Continuation of Public Hearing for an interpretation pursuant to section 310-49(c)3. The applicant requests an interpretation of 310-6f, 310-7 to determine if a hotel is permitted as part of a commercial center. Furthermore, the applicant requests an interpretation as to whether the proposed hotel meets the required frontage as defined in section 310-2. Said property is located in the IB Zoning District on Locey Lane in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 225 Block 1 Lot 34.1 & 34.2.
B) Woodview Heights/39M LLC – Continuation of Public Hearing for an area variance. Pursuant to Section 310-2(1)C the definition of lot area requires steep slopes deducted from the overall lot area calculations in the number of lots that may be approved. The applicant is seeking approval for a 14 lot subdivision (Woodview Heights) and is requesting that the steep slopes not be deducted from the lot area requirements which would reduce the overall lot count of the proposed 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.
C) Pulver – Public Hearing for an area variance to permit the proposed use of a farm winery. Whereas, pursuant to Section 310-39.1(B), winery access must be to NYS Route 32 and applicant proposes access through Quaker Road (Village Road) and Ice House Road (Private Road). Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 14 Castleton Drive in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 202 Block 1 Lot 70 & 79.
D) Kumar – Review request by applicant for extension of variance granted to permit the construction of a new single family dwelling Said vacant property is located in the R2A Zoning District on Campbell Avenue (private road) in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax maps as Section 216 Block 7 Lots 2, 3, 13 & 14.
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.