The official site for the Town of Patterson

Patterson Town Hall
1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
845-878-6500

- ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS -

MEETING SCHEDULE

7:00 PM Meeting Time

Rich Williams, Town Planner (845) 878-6500 ext 23
Sarah Mayes, Secretary (845) 878-6500 ext 22
Mary Schartau, Secretary (845) 878-6500 ext 29
Fax: (845) 878-2019

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.

Agenda for 03/18/2020 meeting

Meeting Schedule:
12/30/2019submission deadline (Monday)
1/15/2020regular meeting

2/04/2020submission deadline
2/19/2020regular meeting

3/03/2020submission deadline
3/18/2020regular meeting (canceled)

3/31/2020submission deadline
4/15/2020regular meeting (canceled)

5/05/2020submission deadline
5/20/2020regular meeting

6/02/2020submission deadline
6/17/2020regular meeting

6/30/2020submission deadline
7/15/2020regular meeting (Tuesday)

8/04/2020submission deadline
8/19/2020regular meeting

9/01/2020submission deadline
9/16/2020regular meeting

9/29/2020submission deadline
10/14/2020regular meeting

11/03/2020submission deadline
11/17/2020regular meeting (Tuesday)

12/01/2020submission deadline
12/16/2020regular meeting

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


Agenda for 03/18/2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE TOWN OF PATTERSON BOARD OF APPEALS of a public hearing to be held on Wednesday, March 18, 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. Marko Industries, LLC: Case #30-19 – Interpretation (Held Over from 7/30/2019 meeting): Applicant is requesting an interpretation on an appeal of a determination by the Code Enforcement Officer pertaining to §154-87 of the Patterson Town Code: Expiration of approval. The Town has determined that the previously approved site plan on the property has expired and, therefore, the applicant is in violation of Town Code. This property is located at 2665 Route 22 (C-1 Zoning District).

2. Marko Industries, LLC: Case #34-19 – Interpretation (Held Over from 9/24/2019 meeting): Applicant is requesting an interpretation on an appeal of a determination by the Code Enforcement Officer pertaining to §154-34 of the Patterson Town Code: Permitted principal uses. The Town has determined that the property is being used as a contractor’s storage yard, and therefore, the applicant is in violation of Town Code. This property is located at 2665 Route 22 (C-1 Zoning District).

3. Rita Herman (Herman’s Automotive & Marine, Inc.): Case #32-19 – Area Variance (Held Over from 9/24/2019 meeting): 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. Enrique Granados: Case #38-19 – Area Variance (Held Over from 1/19/2020): Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-58: Enlargement of nonconforming buildings, in order to construct a second-story addition to an existing nonconforming dwelling. Town Code §154-58 forbids the extension of any nonconforming portion of a building; variance requested is to enlarge a nonconforming building. This property is located at 150 Haviland Drive (RPL-10 Zoning District).

5. Cynthia Downes: Case #01-20 – Area Variances (Held Over from 2/19/2020; Additional Variances Required): Applicant is requesting four area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to demolish an existing two-car, detached garage and construct a two-story, two-car, detached garage with storage above in the same location. Code requires a minimum side yard setback of 15ft.; garage will be 2ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 13ft. Code also requires a minimum rear yard setback of 25ft.; garage will be 2ft. from the rear yard line; variance requested is for 23ft. Code limits impervious surface coverage levels to 12%; property will have impervious surfaces covering 43% of the lot; variance requested is for 31% of impervious surface coverage over the 12% permitted. Code forbids accessory structures from exceeding a bulk area ratio of 50% of that of the dwelling; garage will have a bulk area ratio of 66% of the size of the dwelling; variance requested is for 16% of bulk area over what is permitted. This property is located at 43 South Street (R-1 Zoning District).

6. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New York, Inc: Case #02-20 – Area Variance: Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to construct a Visitor Center with a 34ft. x 36ft. vestibule section, for which the proposed roof height will be 41ft. Code limits structures to a maximum building height of 38ft.; variance requested is for 3 ft. of building height over the 38 ft. permitted. This property is located at 100 Watchtower Drive (R-4 Zoning District).

By Order of the ZBA
Lars Olenius, Chairman

©2001-2019 The Town of Patterson
Patterson Town Hall
PO Box 470
1142 Route 311
Patterson, New York 12563
(845) 878-6500