VILLAGE OF WOODBURY
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
September 8, 2021
1. Executive Session
2. Approval and acceptance of previous minutes
3. New Business
4. Action on Decisions –
a) Hamaspik – Review draft decision for an area variance to permit the keeping of livestock (chickens & roosters) on a parcel having less than 2 acres with less than 200 feet from a property line. Property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 100 Summit Avenue, CV SBL 228-9-1.21
b) Vanderhurst – Review draft decision requesting a variance for the construction of a six (6) foot fence in the side yard. Whereas pursuant to Section 146-5(B), no fence shall be more than four (4) feet in height in any side yard. Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 49 Ridge Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 241, Block 1, Lot 2
c) Coughlin – Review draft decision for the construction of a solid six (6) foot fence in the front yard Said property is located in the R1A Zoning District at 1 Cindy Lane, HM SBL 221-3-8.
5. Public Hearings -
A) Fischer – Continuation of Public Hearing for area variances to permit the subdivision of 2.07 acres into two lots for the construction of a new single-family residence. Whereas pursuant to Section 310-7, properties in the R-1A district are required to have a minimum lot area of 1.0-acres and a minimum side yard setback of thirty (30) feet. The application proposes a minimum lot area of 0.91-acres and a side yard setback of 12.2 feet. Said property is located in the R-1A Zoning District at 7 Schunnemunk Road in Highland Mills and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 204, Block 1, Lot 36.2.
B) .Beer World – Public Hearing requesting variances from: (1) Section 310-32(B) to exceed the square footage for a retail establishment; (2) Section 310-30(D)(2)(d) to allow an additional wall sign in excess of what is permitted; and (3) Attachment 11 of Chapter 310 to allow additional wall sign area in excess of what is permitted. Said property is located in the LC Zoning District at 159 State Route 32 in Central Valley and is known on the Village of Woodbury Tax Maps as Section 226, Block 1, Lot 9.2.
6. Building Inspectors Report
7. Deliberations on closed Public Hearings
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