9/18/2018 ZONING BOARD MEETING

7/17/2018 ZONING BOARD MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. The meeting will begin with a discussion of Miscellaneous Business, all public hearings will begin immediately thereafter but no later than at 7:30 PM.

1. Miscellaneous Business

River Ridge Views, LLC, Wolcott Avenue (a.k.a. Parcel “L”), for an amendment to Condition #2 of the Resolution of approval adopted on February 28, 2018 regarding time limit to obtain a building permit

2. Application submitted by Amit Kochhar, 35 Rombout Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-34-688852-00, R1-7.5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) for a 412 sq. ft. two-story addition with an 8.1 ft. side yard setback (10 ft. required)

3. Application submitted by Gloria Gamble, 98 Rombout Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-35-769843-00, R1-5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to rebuild a fire-damaged house on the existing footprint with 1.5 ft. and 7.7 ft. side yard setbacks (10 ft. required); and construct a 12 ft. x 24.5 ft. two-story rear addition with 0.9 ft. and 7.8 ft. side yard setbacks (10 ft. required); and to allow 1,581 sq. ft. of total lot coverage (1,349 sq. ft. maximum is permitted)

4. Application submitted by Coulter Young, 100 Rombout Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-35-772842-00, R1-5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct an 396 sq. ft. detached garage (246 sq. ft. maximum is permitted) and to allow 1,563 sq. ft. of total lot coverage (1,296 sq. ft. maximum permitted)

1/17/2018 ZONING BOARD MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A workshop/training session will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the regular meeting starts at at 7:30 PM.

1.  Consideration of resolutions for application submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place, Tax Grid No.’s 30-5954-25-581985, 574979, & 566983-00; and 30-5955-19-590022-00, RD-1.7 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new residential development as follows: allow buildings to have 5 stories (4.5 maximum permitted); allow buildings to exceed 36 units per building; allow less than 30 ft. between buildings  This item is not a public hearing

2.  Application submitted by Beacon Lofts & Storage, 39 Front Street (Mason Circle), Tax Grid No. 30-6055-04-590165-00, LI Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new building with a height of 66 ft. (35 ft. maximum permitted)

3.  Application submitted by Beacon Todd, LLC, 18 West Main Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-26-647966-00, Linkage Zone, seeking relief from Section 223-15(E)(1)(c) for a sign that projects above the eaves of the building (Brett’s True Value Hardware Store)

4.  Application submitted by DKH Realty, LLC, 410 Fishkill Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-6055-80-416064-00, GB Zoning District, seeking relief from the following:  Section 223-15(E)(2) to allow two free standing signs (one sign permitted); Section 223-15(E)(2)(a) to allow signs to exceed 20 sq. ft.; and Section 223-5(E)(2)(c) to allow signs to exceed 12 ft. in dimension

5.  Application submitted by DKH Realty, LLC, 409 Fishkill Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-6055-80-416064-00, GB Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-15(E)(1) to install three new signs affixed to the building’s outer wall (one sign permitted), and Section 223-15(E)(1)(b) to allow signs to exceed 2 ft. in height

6.  Application submitted by R iver Ridge Views, LLC, Wolcott Avenue (a.k.a. Parcel “L”), Tax Grid No.’s 5954-26-637879, 649885 & 630770-00, RD-7.5 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new residential development with buildings that have less than 18.9 ft. between buildings where 70 ft. is required   

7.  Continue review of 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 24.7 ft. total side yard setbacks (40 ft. required) (applicant requested postponement to March 2018 meeting)

11/21/2017 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A workshop/training session will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the regular meeting starts at at 7:30 PM.

1.  Continue review of 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)

2.  Application submitted by Sara Taylor, 34 Spring Valley Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-38-174676-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) for a Use Variance to allow a florist shop on the ground level of the building

3.  Continue review of application submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place, Tax Grid No.’s 30-5954-25-581985, 574979, & 566983-00; and 30-5955-19-590022-00, RD-1.7 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new residential development as follows:

1)     Allow buildings to have 5 stories (4.5 maximum permitted)

2)     Allow buildings to exceed 36 units per building

3)     Allow less than 30 ft. between buildings

4.  Review application submitted by Chase Property Management, 27 East Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-39-261711-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to enclose an existing porch and add a second story above with a 23.2 ft. front yard setback (30 ft. required)

10/17/2017 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A workshop/training session will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the regular meeting starts at at 7:30 PM.

1.  Continue review of 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)

2.  Item postponed at request of applicant
Application submitted by 475 Main Street Beacon, LLC, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-37-076730-00, CB Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-26(F) for a building addition to expand existing office use with existing Main Street retail with zero parking spaces (14 required)

3.  Application submitted by Sara Taylor, 34 Spring Valley Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-38-174676-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) for a Use Variance to allow a florist shop on the ground level of the building

4.  Application submitted by Willy Kingler Bercy, 13 East Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-39-255696-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to allow construction of a rear addition with 4.8 ft. side yard setback (10 ft. required)

5.  Item postponed pending SEQRA action
Continue review of application submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place, Tax Grid No.’s 30-5954-25-581985, 574979, & 566983-00; and 30-5955-19-590022-00, RD-1.7 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new residential development as follows:

1)     Allow buildings to have 5 stories (4.5 maximum permitted)

2)     Allow buildings to exceed 36 units per building

3)     Allow less than 30 ft. between buildings

10/11/2017 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. A workshop/training session will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the regular meeting starts at at 7:30 PM.

1.  Continue review of 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)

2.  Application submitted by 475 Main Street Beacon, LLC, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-37-076730-00, CB Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-26(F) for a building addition to expand existing office use with existing Main Street retail with zero parking spaces (14 required)

3.  Application submitted by Sara Taylor, 34 Spring Valley Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-38-174676-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) for a Use Variance to allow a florist shop on the ground level of the building

4.  Application submitted by Willy Kingler Bercy, 13 East Street, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-39-255696-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to allow construction of a rear addition with 4.8 ft. side yard setback (10 ft. required)

5.  Continue review of application submitted by Scenic Beacon Developments, LLC, 22 Edgewater Place, Tax Grid No.’s 30-5954-25-581985, 574979, & 566983-00; and 30-5955-19-590022-00, RD-1.7 Zoning District, seeking relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new residential development as follows:

1)     Allow buildings to have 5 stories (4.5 maximum permitted)

2)     Allow buildings to exceed 36 units per building

3)     Allow less than 30 ft. between buildings

9/19/2017 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. the meeting starts at at 7:00 PM.

1.  Application submitted by Josef Walden, 18 Miller Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-44-891677-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for a Use Variance seeking relief from 223-14(E)(1) to construct a garage on a vacant residential lot (application withdrawn by applicant)

2.  Continue review of 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 24.7 ft. total side yard setbacks (40 ft. required)

3.  Continue review of 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)

4.  Application submitted by Juana Rivera, 13 South Cedar Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-36-903845-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to extend an existing covered side porch to 8’ x 8’ with a 6 ft. side yard setback (12.5 ft. required)

5.  Application submitted by The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, 788 Wolcott Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-14-259407-00, R1-80 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to expand the existing parking area with a 24.5 ft. front yard setback (50 ft. required)

6.  Application submitted by James and Daphne Black, 10 Wodenethe Drive N., Tax Grid No. 30-5954-51-793547-00, R1-40 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) for a two-story addition with a 29.3 ft. rear yard setback (50 ft. required) and 16.1 ft. side yard setback (25 ft. required)

7.  Application submitted by Beacon Lofts & Storage, 39 Front Street (Mason Circle), Tax Grid No. 30-6055-04-590165-00, LI Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new building with a height of 66 ft. (35 ft. maximum permitted) 

8. Application submitted by 475 Main Street Beacon, LLC, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-37-076730-00, CB Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-26(F) for a building addition to expand existing office use with existing Main Street retail with zero parking spaces (14 required)

8/15/2017 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in the Municipal Center Courtroom. the meeting starts at at 7:00 PM.

1. Application submitted by Josef Walden, 18 Miller Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-44-891677-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for a Use Variance seeking relief from 223-14(E)(1) to construct a garage on a vacant residential lot (application withdrawn by applicant)

2. Continue review of 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 24.7 ft. total side yard setbacks (40 ft. required)

3. Continue review of 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)

4. Application submitted by Juana Rivera, 13 South Cedar Street, Tax Grid No. 30-5954-36-903845-00, R1-5 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to extend an existing covered side porch to 8’ x 8’ with a 6 ft. side yard setback (12.5 ft. required)

5. Application submitted by The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, 788 Wolcott Avenue, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-14-259407-00, R1-80 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to expand the existing parking area with a 24.5 ft. front yard setback (50 ft. required)

6. Application submitted by James and Daphne Black, 10 Wodenethe Drive N., Tax Grid No. 30-5954-51-793547-00, R1-40 Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) for a two-story addition with a 29.3 ft. rear yard setback (50 ft. required) and 16.1 ft. side yard setback (25 ft. required)

7. Application submitted by Beacon Lofts & Storage, 39 Front Street (Mason Circle), Tax Grid No. 30-6055-04-590165-00, LI Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-17(C) to construct a new building with a height of 66 ft. (35 ft. maximum permitted) 

8. Application submitted by 475 Main Street Beacon, LLC, Tax Grid No. 30-6054-37-076730-00, CB Zoning District, for relief from Section 223-26(F) for a building addition to expand existing office use with existing Main Street retail with zero parking spaces (14 required)

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) 

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