Agendas for Planning & Zoning Board Meetings

All links and Agenda items listed here have been taken from the City of Beacon's public website and Agenda section here at this link.



8/8/2017 Planning board of appeals Meeting

The Planning Board will meet on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A work session will take place at 7:00 PM for a training workshop, discussion of agenda items and/or topics of interest to the Planning Board. The regular meeting will begin immediately thereafter, but not later than 7:30 p.m.

Training Session

Presentation by Daniel Biggs, of Weston & Sampson regarding development of Hudson Trail Master Plan

Regular Meeting

1. Edgewater
Continue public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review on applications for Subdivision Approval and Site Plan Approval, “Edgewater” for 7 residential buildings - 307 units, submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place

2. West End Lofts
Continue public hearings for SEQRA Environmental Review and Site Plan Approval, 3 buildings – 98 units, West End Lofts, submitted by Kearney Realty & Development Group, Wolcott Avenue

3. 2 Beekman Street
Public hearing on application for Site Plan Approval, Funeral Home, 2 Beekman Street, submitted by Crossix, LLC

4. 475 Main Street
Continue review of application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building renovation and addition, submitted by 605 N. Macquesten Pkwy, LLC, 475 Main Street

5. Knevels Avenue (and Tioronda Avenue
Continue review of application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, submitted by Stephen Spaccarelli, Knevels Avenue (and Tioronda Avenue)

6. 17 Wilson Street
Continue review of application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, 17 Wilson Street, submitted by Jon Moss

7. 25 Townsend Street
Continue review application for Subdivision Approval, 13-lot residential, submitted by AK Property Holding, LLC, 25 Townsend Street  

8. Ferry Landing - Beekman Street
Review application for Site Plan Approval, 8 Unit Residential “Ferry Landing at Beacon”, Beekman Street, submitted by Ferry Landing at Beacon, Ltd.

9. 788 Wolcott Avenue
Review application to amend an existing Site Plan Approval, Mt. Beacon Trailhead Parking Improvements, 788 Wolcott Avenue, submitted by The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc.

10. 39 Front Street (Mason Circle)
Review application to amend an existing Special Use Permit, Artist Live Work/Self Storage, 39 Front Street, submitted by Beacon Lofts & Storage

11. 123 Rombout Avenue
Review application for Site Plan Approval, multi-family residential, 123 Rombout Avenue, submitted by My Four Dghtrs Realty Corp.

12. Wolcott Avenue - "Parcel L" River Ridge
Review applications for Site Plan Approval and Subdivision Approval, Wolcott Avenue aka “Parcel L”, submitted by River Ridge Views, LLC

Miscellaneous Business

1. Zoning Board of Appeals
Zoning Board of Appeals - August Agenda

2. 248 Tioronda Avenue
Consider request for two 90-day extensions of Subdivision Approval – 248 Tioronda Avenue, submitted by Beacon 248, LLC

3. 135-137 Spring Valley Street
Consider request for four 90-day extensions of Subdivision Approval – 135-137 Spring Valley Street, submitted by John Milano

Architectural Review

1. 40 North Street
Certificate of Appropriateness – 40 North Street; amend existing


7/18/2017 Zoning board of appeals Meeting

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. at 12:00 AM.

1. Application submitted by Rina Shuman, corner lot at Madison Avenue and Prospect Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-46-208527-00, R1-10 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new single family house with a 12.2 ft. side yard setback (15 ft. required)and 37.2 ft. total side yard setbacks (40 ft. required)

2. Application submitted by 605 N. Macquesten Pkwy, LLC (as a single member for 475 Main Street Beacon, LLC), Tax Grid No. 30-6054-37-076730-00, CB Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(D) to create 7 apartments in the building at 475 Main Street (3 permitted)

3. Application submitted by John Hagedorn & Patricia Kreger, 41 Cliff Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-34-745871-00, R1-5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-26(C)(1) to create parking in the required front yard

4. Application submitted by Beacon Todd, LLC, 18 West Main Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-26-647966-00, Linkage (L) Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-41.21 to create a 6,600 s.f. retail space (5,000 s.f. maximum permitted)

5. Application submitted by Stephen Spacarelli, Knevels Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-16-950472-00, R1-40 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct two new single family houses (after receiving Subdivision Approval) with one house having a 27.9 ft. front yard setback and one house having a 28.1 ft. front yard setback (50 ft. required)

6. Application submitted by Highview Development, LLC, 226 Main Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-27-860918-00, CMS Zoning District, to construct a new building which requires relief from Section 223-41.18(D)(5) for a 10 ft. rear yard setback (25 ft. required) and Section 223-41.18(F)(2)(a) to provide no off-street parking spaces (8 off-street spaces required) 

7. Application submitted by DMS Consolidators, Ltd., 30 Beekman Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-26-660924-00, Linkage (L) Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-41.21(D)(5) to allow a zero (0) ft. building stepback for the elevator shaft only which extends above the third story (15 ft. building stepback required) 


7/11/2017 Planning board of appeals Meeting

The Planning Board will meet on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A work session will take place at 7:00 PM for a training workshop, discussion of agenda items and/or topics of interest to the Planning Board. The regular meeting will begin immediately thereafter, but not later than 7:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting

1. 40 North Street
Continue public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval (3 residential lots) and hold public hearing for Site Plan Approval (2-family house), submitted by Beacon Residential, LLC, 40 North Street

2. 22 Edgewater Place
Continue public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review on applications for Subdivision Approval and Site Plan Approval, “Edgewater” for 7 residential buildings - 307 units, submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place

3. West End Lofts - Wolcott Avenue
Continue public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review, and hold public hearing on application for Site Plan Approval, 3 buildings – 98 units, West End Lofts, submitted by Kearney Realty & Development Group, Wolcott Avenue

4. 177 Main Street
Public hearing for Site Plan approval relative to a Special Use Permit, retail/residential building, 177 Main Street, submitted by Frog Leap, LLC

5 .226 Main Street
Public hearing on application for Site Plan Approval, retail/residential building, 226 Main Street, submitted by 328 Main Street, LLC

6. Knevels Avenue
Continue review of application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, submitted by Stephen Spaccarelli, Knevels Avenue (and Tioronda Avenue)

7. 2 Beekman Street
Review application for Site Plan Approval, Funeral Home, 2 Beekman Street, submitted by Crossix, LLC

Miscellaneous Business

1. Zoning Board of Appeals
Zoning Board of Appeals – July Agenda

Architectural Review

1. 445 Main Street
Certificate of Appropriateness – 445 Main Street; Beacon Theater



6/13/2017 Planning Board Meeting

Regular Meeting

1. 40 North Street
Continue public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval (3 residential lots) and Site Plan Approval (2-family house), submitted by Beacon Residential, LLC, 40 North Street

2. 16 Church Street
Continue public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review and Subdivision Approval (2 lots), submitted by Seven & One Development, LLC, 16 Church Street

3. 22 Edgewater
Continue public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review on applications for Subdivision Approval and Site Plan Approval, “Edgewater” for 7 residential buildings - 307 units, submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place

4. West End Lofts - Wolcott Avenue
Public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review on application for Site Plan Approval, 3 buildings – 98 units, West End Lofts, submitted by Kearney Realty & Development Group, Wolcott Avenue

5. 177 Main Street
Continue review of application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building, 177 Main Street, submitted by Frog Leap, LLC

6. 226 Main Street
Continue review application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building, 226 Main Street, submitted by 328 Main Street, LLC

7. 17 Wilson Street
Review application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, 17 Wilson Street, submitted by Jon Moss

8. Judson Street / Howland Avenue
Review application for Subdivision Approval, Judson Street/Howland Avenue (3 existing parcels), to create 4 residential lots, submitted by Prospect Realty Syndicate, Inc.

Miscellaneous Business

1. Zoning Board of Appeals
Review June Zoning Board of Appeals Agenda

2. 300-310 South Avenue
Consider request for 90-day extension of Subdivision Approval

Architectural Review

1. 344 Main Street
Approval of Building Colors; 344 Main Street

2. 184 Main Street
Certificate of Appropriateness - Sign; 184 Main Street

3. 192 Main Street
Certificate of Appropriateness - Sign; 192 Main Street

4. Dennings Avenue - Lot #2
New Single Family House; Lot #2, Dennings Avenue



5/9/2017 Planning Board Meeting

Regular Meeting

1. 40 North Street
Continue public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval (3 residential lots), submitted by Beacon Residential, LLC, 40 North Street
2. 162 Main Street
Continue public hearing on application to amend existing Site Plan Approval, building addition, submitted by Hudson Beach Glass, 162 Main Street
3. 55 Prospect Street
Continue public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, submitted by Barbara O’Dell, 55 Prospect Street
4. 16 Church Street
Public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval (2 lots), submitted by Seven & One Development, LLC, 16 Church Street
5. 22 Edgewater Place
Public hearing for SEQRA Environmental Review on applications for Subdivision Approval and Site Plan Approval, “Edgewater” for 7 residential buildings - 307 units, submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place
6. Wolcott Avenue - West End Lofts
Continue review of application for Site Plan Approval, 3 buildings – 98 units, West End Lofts, submitted by Kearney Realty & Development Group, Wolcott Avenue
7. 475 Main Street
Continue review of application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building renovation and addition, submitted by 605 N. Macquesten Pkwy, LLC, 475 Main Street
8. 25 Townsend Street
Continue review application for Subdivision Approval, 13-lot residential, submitted by AK Property Holding, LLC, 25 Townsend Street
9. 226 Main Street
Review application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building, 226 Main Street, submitted by 328 Main Street, LLC
10. 177 Main Street
Review application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building, 177 Main Street, submitted by Frog Leap, LLC

Miscellaneous Business

1. Zoning Board of Appeals
Zoning Board of Appeals – May Agenda
2. City Council Request for Review
City Council Request to Review Proposed Local Law Amending Chapter 223, Article III, Section 26 Subsection C – Off-Street Parking

Architectural Review

1. 344 Main Street
344 Main Street – Approval of Building Elevations
2. (79) Anderson Street
New Single Family House – 79 Anderson Street


4/11/2017 PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Regular Meeting

1. 40 North Street
Public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval (3 residential lots), submitted by Beacon Residential, LLC, 40 North Street (no submission for April meeting)
2. 162 Main Street
Public hearing on application to amend existing Site Plan Approval, building addition, submitted by Hudson Beach Glass, 162 Main Street
3. 119 Howland Avenue
Public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval, 3 residential lots, submitted by Jonathan Miller, 119 Howland Avenue
4. 55 Prospect Street
Public hearing on application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, submitted by Barbara O’Dell, 55 Prospect Street
5. 16 Church Street
Continue review of application for Subdivision Approval (2 lots), submitted by Seven & One Development, LLC, 16 Church Street
6. 22 Edgewater Place
Continue review of applications for Subdivision Approval and Site Plan Approval, “Edgewater” for 7 residential buildings - 307 units, submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place
7. Wolcott Avenue - "West End Lofts"
Continue review of application for Site Plan Approval, 3 buildings – 98 units, West End Lofts, submitted by Kearney Realty & Development Group, Wolcott Avenue  
8. 25 Townsend Street
Continue review application for Subdivision Approval, 13-lot residential, submitted by AK Property Holding, LLC, 25 Townsend Street  
9. 475 Main Street
Review application for Special Use Permit, retail/residential building renovation and addition, submitted by 605 N. Macquesten Pkwy, LLC, 475 Main Street
10. Knevels Avenue ( and Tioronda Avenue)
Review application for Subdivision Approval, 2 residential lots, submitted by Stephen Spaccarelli, Knevels Avenue (and Tioronda Avenue)

Miscellaneous Business

1. Zoning Board of Appeals
Zoning Board of Appeals – Review April Agenda

Architectural Review

1. 451 Main Street - Sign
Certificate of Appropriateness – 151 Main Street; Sign
2. Dennings Avenue - Lot #1
New Single Family House – Dennings Avenue; Lot #1
3. Dennings Avenue - Lot #3
New Single Family House – Dennings Avenue; Lot #3


4/18/2017 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

1. Item: Application submitted by Susan Wisniewski, 158 North Walnut Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6055-77-022114-00, R1-7.5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-13(G)(1) for an 8 ft. high fence along a portion of the southerly property line (6 ft. high maximum permitted)

2. Item: Application submitted by Lauren Magarelli, 89 DeWindt Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-36-888838-00, located in the R1-5 Zoning District, for an Interpretation as provided in Section 223.10(C)(3) to add two rooms for private instruction and massage therapy in addition to the existing office space and yoga studio (The non-conforming use of a building may be changed only to a use of less non-conformity as determined by the Zoning Board of Appeals)

3. Item: Application submitted by Michael & Stephanie Mora, 478 South Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-16-777351-00, located in the R1-40 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a covered front porch with a 12 ft. front yard setback (50 ft. required) and a 0 (zero) ft. side yard setback (25 ft. required)

4. Item: Application submitted by Marvin Benjamin Junge, 14 Catherine Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-35-863850-00, located in the R1-5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 226-26(C)(1) to create off-street parking in the required front yard

5. Item: Application submitted by My Four Daughters Realty Corp., 123 Rombout Avenue, Tax Grid No. 5-30-5954-35-794799-00, R1-5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) for a Use Variance to allow multi-family apartments (10 units) in a single family zoning district