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1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
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Meeting Schedule is subject to change by the Zoning Board of Appeals

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Agenda for 02/11/2019 meeting

Meeting Schedule:
1/02/2019submission deadline (Wednesday)
1/16/2019regular meeting

1/23/2019submission deadline
2/11/2019regular meeting (Monday)

3/05/2019submission deadline
3/20/2019regular meeting

4/02/2019submission deadline
4/17/2019regular meeting

4/30/2019submission deadline
5/15/2019regular meeting

6/04/2019submission deadline
6/19/2019regular meeting

7/02/2019submission deadline
7/17/2019regular meeting

8/06/2019submission deadline
8/21/2019regular meeting

9/03/2019submission deadline
9/18/2019regular meeting

10/01/2019submission deadline
10/16/2019regular meeting

10/29/2019submission deadline
11/19/2019regular meeting (Tuesday)

12/03/2019submission deadline
12/17/2019regular meeting (Tuesday)

Meeting Schedule is subject to change by the Zoning Board of Appeals


Agenda for 02/11/2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE TOWN OF PATTERSON BOARD OF APPEALS of a public
hearing to be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Patterson Town Hall, 1142 Route 311,
Patterson, Putnam County, New York to consider the following applications:

1. KAC Realty, LLC: Case #25-18 – Area Variances (Held over from the December 4, 2018 meeting)
Applicant requests three area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-4: Definitions and §154-
27B(4): Permitted Accessory Uses, in order to construct a 2-story, 2-car garage with a bonus room. Patterson
Town Code §154-4 states that a private garage cannot exceed a bulk area ratio of 50% of the principal
dwelling; proposed garage will have a bulk area ratio of 74% of the principal dwelling; variance requested is
for 24% over the bulk area permitted. Patterson Town Code §154-4 also states that a private garage cannot
exceed in height the height of the principal structure. The existing dwelling is 16 ft. in height; proposed garage
will be 25.8 ft. in height; variance requested is for 9.8 ft. in height. Patterson Town Code §154-27B(4) forbids
garages from be located in front of the principal dwelling; variance requested is to allow for the construction
of a garage in front of the dwelling. This property is located at 592 Lakeshore Drive (RPL-10 Zoning
District).

2. Anthony Falco: Case #27-18 – Area Variance (Held over from the December 19, 2018 meeting)
Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to §154-27A(12)(a) of the Patterson Town Code: Permitted
accessory uses, in order to legalize a 15 ft. x 34 ft. storage shed. Accessory structures are not permitted in the
front yard; Applicant wishes to legalize a shed located in front of the primary dwelling; Variance requested
is to allow a shed to be located in the front yard of the property. This property is located at 78 Baldwin Road
(R-4 Zoning District).

3. Patrick Cassidy: Case #29-18 – Special Use Permit (Held over from the January 16, 2019 meeting)
Applicant is requesting a special use permit to construct an accessory apartment within an existing dwelling
pursuant to §154-105 of the Patterson Town Code: Accessory apartments. This property is located at 10
Jennifer Lane (R-1 Zoning District).

4. Adam Wilkins (Wilkins Faust Properties): Case #03-19 – Special Use Permit & Area Variances (Held
over from the January 16, 2019 meeting)
Applicant is requesting a special use permit pursuant to §154-115 of the Patterson Town Code: Public garages
and automotive dealerships, in order to operate a motorcycle dealership. Patterson Town Code §154-115 states
that a special permit may be granted for a public garage or an automotive dealership on a lot of not less than 2
acres; applicant’s lot is 1.51 acres; variance requested is for 0.49 acres of lot size. Patterson Town Code §154-
115(B) states that no public garage or automotive dealership shall be located within 1,000 ft. of any other
public garage, automotive dealership, or gas station; applicant’s business is within 1,000 ft. of another public
garage/automotive dealership; variance requested is to allow applicant to operate an automotive dealership
located within 1,000 ft. of another public garage, automotive dealership, or gas station. This property is
located at 2244 Route 22 (C-1 Zoning District).

5. Vera Qemali: Case #05-19 – Area Variance
Applicant is requesting three area variances pursuant to §154-7 of the Patterson Town Code: Schedule of
Regulations, in order to legalize an existing rear deck attached to the dwelling, as well as an existing shed.
Town Code requires primary structures to meet a minimum rear yard setback of 80 ft.; deck exists 16 ft. from
the rear property line; variance requested is for 64 ft. Town Code requires accessory structures to meet a
minimum side yard setback of 20 ft.; shed exists 1 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 19
ft. Accessory structures must also meet a minimum rear yard setback of 25 ft.; shed exists 8 ft. from the rear
property line; variance requested is for 17 ft.. This property is located at 21 Wagon Lane (R-4 Zoning District).

6. Cody Himelrick (Demarse Electric d.b.a. Apex Solar Power): Case #06-19 –Area Variance
Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to §154-27A(12)(a) of the Patterson Town Code: Permitted
accessory uses, in order to install a 42-module, ground-mounted solar panel system in the front yard of the
property. Accessory structures are not permitted in the front yard; Applicant wishes to locate the solar array
in front of the primary dwelling; variance requested is to allow the solar panel system to be located in the
front yard of the property. This property is located at 185-187 Tammany Hall Road (R-4 Zoning District).

7. Henry Sanchez (Naysan Marhen Properties): Case #07-19 –Area Variance
Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to §154-7 of the Patterson Town Code: Schedule of
Regulations, in order to construct an addition with attached 14 ft. x 8 ft. deck. to the existing residence.
Dwelling will be 4.5 ft. from the side property line; Town Code requires primary structures to meet a minimum
side yard setback of 15 ft.; variance requested is for 10.5 ft. This property is located at 114 Fairfield Drive
(RPL-10 Zoning District).

8. Wayne Ryder (Patterson Center, LLC): Case #08-19 – Use Variance & Area Variance
Applicant is requesting a use variance and an area variance pursuant to §154-68.1B(2) of the Patterson Town
Code: Signs in business districts, in order to demolish an existing 75 sq. ft. freestanding sign and replace it
with a new 62.4 sq. ft. freestanding sign. Town Code limits freestanding signs to advertising only the use of
the premises on which they are located; sign is located on a separate parcel than the use it will be advertising;
variance requested is to allow the sign to advertise for a use that is not principal to the subject property.
Town Code also limits freestanding signs to a maximum size of 25 sq. ft.; proposed sign will be 62.4 sq. ft.
in size; variance requested is for 37.4 sq. ft. in sign area over what is permitted. This property is located at
2960 Route 22 (CR Zoning District).


By Order of the ZBA
Lars Olenius, Chairman

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