Village of Bellport – ZBA Hearing – 24 Thornhedge Road – March 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application:

Julian Schiff, 24 Thornhedge Road, is seeking the following variances to renovate and enlarge an existing two-story single-family dwelling:

Sec. 21-218. – Height (Pyramid Law).

In the Residence A District no building hereinafter constructed, erected or altered shall exceed thirty-two (32) feet in height, and must be set back from all property lines so that the height of any point of the building is not greater than the horizontal distance of the point from the nearest property line to the building or structure at that location or protrude through a diagonal line formed by a forty-five-degree pyramid angle from all property lines. Chimneys are exempt from said restrictions. Accessory buildings and structures shall not be subject to the pyramid law.

Proposed: Second story addition encroaches into the pyramid by 2,110 cubic feet/508 square feet.

Sec. 21-221. – Side yards.

In the Residence A District, there shall be two (2) side yards, one on each side of the building, the total width of both to be not less than sixty (60) feet, and no one side shall be less than twenty (20) feet in width.

Existing: Dwelling set back 10.7 from the north side property line; side yards total 57.5 feet

Sec. 21-226. – Accessory buildings and structures.

(b) In the Residence A District, unless addressed specifically elsewhere in this chapter, all structures and accessory structures must be located in the rear yard of a lot and be setback at least fifteen (15) feet from all property lines. No structure and/or accessory structure shall exceed fifteen (15) feet in height.

Proposed: Rear deck located 11.5 feet from side yard property line. 

Existing: Generator in side yard located 6.7 feet from side yard property line.

The single-family dwelling is located in the “A” Residence District.  The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-13-2-18.

All persons with an interest may attend and will be heard.  The Community Center is handicapped accessible.


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