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

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Agenda for 06/19/2019 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 06/19/2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE TOWN OF PATTERSON BOARD OF APPEALS of a public hearing to be held on Wednesday, June 19, 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. SMJ Homes, Inc.: Case #-16-19 – Area Variances (Held over from May 15, 2019 meeting)
Applicant is requesting three area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-27A(12)(a) and §154-27A(12)(b): Permitted accessory uses, as well as §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to construct a detached 28 ft. x 32 ft., 2-story, 2-car garage. Patterson Town Code §154-27A(12)(a) forbids garages from being located in front of the principal dwelling; property is a corner lot located at the intersection of 2 roads and is, therefore, deemed to have 2 front yards; variance requested is to allow for the construction of a garage in front of the dwelling. Town Code §154-27A(12)(a) states that accessory structures shall not be closer than 15 ft. to the principal building; garage is proposed to be 9 ft. from the existing dwelling; variance requested is for 6 ft. Patterson Town Code §154-7 requires accessory structures to meet a minimum front yard setback of 40 ft.; garage is proposed to be 18 ft. from the front property line; variance requested is for 22 ft. This property is located at 470 Haviland Drive (R-4 Zoning District).

2. Michael Carolei: Case #-17-19 – Area Variances (Held over from May 15, 2019 meeting)
Applicant is requesting two area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to remove an existing shed and construct a detached 25 ft. x 25 ft., 2-story, 2-car garage. Town Code §154-7 requires accessory structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 20 ft.; garage is proposed to be 15 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 5 ft. Town Code also requires accessory structures to meet a minimum rear yard setback of 25 ft.; garage is proposed to be 5 ft. from the rear property line; variance requested is for 20 ft. This property is located at 258 Birch Hill Road (R-4 Zoning District).

3. Geoffrey & Jennifer Bloss: Case #-18-19 – Area Variances (Held over from May 15, 2019 meeting)
Applicant is requesting three area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to construct a new family room addition to the rear of the dwelling along with a new attached side deck. Town Code §154-7 requires primary structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 15 ft.; deck is proposed to be 9 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 6 ft. Town Code also requires primary structures to meet a minimum rear yard setback of 80 ft.; addition is proposed to be 17.5 ft. from the rear property line; variance requested is for 62.5 ft. Town Code also limits impervious surface coverage levels to a maximum of 10%; lot will have an impervious surface coverage level of 27%; variance requested is for 17% of impervious surface coverage over the 10% permitted. This property is located at 18 Phillard Road (R-4 Zoning District).

4. Lizzie Holloway (Station-Glo): Case #19-19 – Area Variance
Applicant is requesting an area variance pursuant to §154-68.1B(2) of the Patterson Town Code: Signs in business districts, in order to demolish an existing freestanding sign and replace it with a new 136.3 sq. ft. freestanding sign. Town Code limits freestanding signs to a maximum size of 25 sq. ft.; variance requested is for 111.3 sq. ft. in sign area over what is permitted. This property is located at 3081 Route 22 (C-1 Zoning District).
5. Paul Sarli: Case #20-19 – Area Variances
Applicant is requesting two area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations and §154-27A(12)(b): Permitted accessory uses, in order to legalize two existing sheds. Town Code §154-7 requires accessory structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 20 ft.; Shed #1 exists 5 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 15 ft. Town Code §154-27A(12)(b) requires accessory structures to meet a minimum separation distance of 15 ft. from the principal building; Shed #2 is located 6 ft. from the dwelling; variance requested is for 9 ft. This property is located at 11 Foxwood Terrace (R-4 Zoning District).

6. John Perrault: Case #21-19 – Area Variances
Applicant is requesting three area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations and §154-27A(12)(a): Permitted accessory uses, in order to legalize an existing shed and existing fabric carport. Shed: Town Code §154-7 requires accessory structures to meet a minimum rear yard setback of 25 ft.; shed exists 17 ft. from the rear property line; variance requested is for 3 ft. Accessory structures are also required to meet a minimum side yard setback of 15 ft.; shed exists 4 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 11 ft. Carport: Town Code §154-27A(12)(a) forbids accessory structures from being located in the front yard; carport exists forward of the dwelling; variance requested is to allow the carport to remain in the front yard. Accessory structures are also required to meet a minimum side yard setback of 15 ft.; carport exists 4 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 11 ft. This property is located at 17 Locust Street (R-1 Zoning District).

7. Ruth Guffee: Case #22-19 – Area Variance
Applicant is requesting one area variance pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations in order to rebuild and expand an existing wraparound side-rear deck that sustained storm damage in May 2018. Town Code §154-7 requires primary structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 40 ft.; deck will be attached to the dwelling and must therefore meet the setbacks required of a primary structure in the R-4 Zoning District; deck will be 34 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 6 ft. This property is located at 272 Bullet Hole Road (R-4 Zoning District).

8. Henry Sanchez (Naysan Marhen Properties): Case #23-19 – Area Variances
Applicant is requesting three area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-7: Schedule of regulations and §154-58: Enlargement of nonconforming buildings, in order to enlarge an existing deck with surrounding access walkway, relocate the existing Bilco door to the opposite side of the home, and legalize the conversion of an existing front porch to living space in order to expand the existing bedroom. Deck: Town Code §154-7 requires primary structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 15 ft.; deck will be attached to the dwelling and must therefore meet the setbacks required of a primary structure in the RPL-10 Zoning District; deck will be 1 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 14 ft. Bilco Doors: The relocation of the Bilco doors will result in them being located 1.5 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 13.5 ft. Addition: Town Code §154-58 forbids the extension of any nonconforming portion of a building; existing dwelling is nonconforming and the conversion of the existing porch to living space resulted in an increase in the height of the building; variance requested is to enlarge a nonconforming building. This property is located at 114 Fairfield Drive (RPL-10 Zoning District).

9. Wayne Pearson: Case #24-19 – Area Variances
Applicant is requesting two area variances pursuant to Patterson Town Code §154-27A(12)(a): Permitted accessory uses and §154-7: Schedule of regulations, in order to legalize an existing shed. Town Code §154-27A(12)(a) forbids accessory structures from being located in the front yard; shed exists forward of the dwelling; variance requested is to allow the shed to remain in the front yard. Town Code §154-7 requires accessory structures to meet a minimum side yard setback of 20 ft.; shed exists 5 ft. from the side property line; variance requested is for 15 ft. This property is located at 415 Farm to Market (R-4 Zoning District).

By Order of the ZBA
Lars Olenius, Chairman

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