Patterson Town Hall
1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Summer Hours: July - August 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Meeting Schedule is subject to change by the Zoning Board of Appeals
Agendas for meetings change frequently and occasionally are not published until shortly before the start of a meeting. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM unless otherwise posted.
ALL PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD MEETING ATTENDANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRE-REGISTER WITH THE PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT NO LATER THAN 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SUBJECT MEETING DATE TO ENSURE THAT SOCIAL DISTANCING STANDARDS CAN BE MET. REGISTRATION CAN BE DONE VIA PHONE (845.878.6500) OR EMAIL (ZONING@PATTERSONNY.ORG or PLANNING2@PATTERSONNY.ORG). ALL MEETING ATTENDANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS WHEN INSIDE THE BUILDING.
|12/30/2019||submission deadline (Monday)|
|3/18/2020||regular meeting (canceled)|
|4/15/2020||regular meeting (canceled)|
|5/20/2020||regular meeting (canceled)|
|7/15/2020||regular meeting (Tuesday)|
|11/17/2020||regular meeting (Tuesday)|
|Meeting Schedule is subject to change by the Zoning Board of Appeals|
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE TOWN OF PATTERSON BOARD OF APPEALS of a public
hearing to be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Patterson Town Hall, 1142 Route 311,
Patterson, Putnam County, New York to consider the following applications:
1. Regina Bendix: Case #04-20 – Special Use Permit: Accessory Apartment (Held Over from 7/1/20)
Applicant is requesting a special use permit pursuant to §154-105 of the Patterson Town Code: Accessory
apartments, in order to operate an accessory apartment in an existing single-family dwelling. This property is
located at 37 Deerfield Road (RPL-10 Zoning District).
2. Sonia Gelbart: Case #05-20 –Special Use Permit & Area Variance: Accessory Building (Held Over from
7/1/20): Applicant is requesting a special use permit and area variance pursuant to §154-106 Patterson Town
Code: Accessory buildings, in order to convert an existing garage to an accessory building for residential
occupancy. Code requires accessory buildings to be located on a lot of not less than 5 acres in size; building
exists on a 3.2-acre lot; variance requested is for 1.8 acres of lot size. This property is located at 32 Sylvia
Barlow Way (R-4 Zoning District).
3. Rita Herman (Herman’s Automotive & Marine, Inc.): Case #32-19 – Area Variance (Held Over from
9/24/2019): Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to §154-68.1B(2) of the Patterson Town Code:
Signs in business districts, in order to legalize an existing freestanding business sign. Town Code limits
freestanding signs to a maximum size of 25 sq. ft.; existing sign is 46.33 sq. ft. in size; variance requested is
for 21.33 sq. ft. of signage. This property is located at 2249 Route 22 (C-1 Zoning District).
4. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of NY: Case #02-20 – Area Variance: Applicant is requesting an area
variance pursuant to §154-7 of the Patterson Town Code: Schedule of regulations, in order to construct a
visitor’s center. Code forbids structures from exceeding 38ft. in height; proposed visitor’s center will have a
vestibule element with a roof height of 41ft.; variance requested is for 3ft. in height over what is permitted.
This property is located at 100 Watchtower Drive (R-4 Zoning District).
By Order of the ZBA
Lars Olenius, Chairman
ALL MEETING ATTENDANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRE-REGISTER WITH THE PLANNING &
ZONING DEPARTMENT BY TUESDAY, JULY 14 TH TO ENSURE THAT SOCIAL DISTANCING STANDARDS
CAN BE MET. REGISTRATION CAN BE DONE VIA PHONE (845.878.6500 x29) OR EMAIL
(PLANNING2@PATTERSONNY.ORG). ALL MEETING ATTENDANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR
FACE COVERINGS WHEN INSIDE THE BUILDING.