Village of Bellport ZBA Hearing Re: 5 Cedar Bluff Road – April 21, 2022 at 7:00pm



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application.

Cedar Bluff LLC, 5 Cedar Bluff Road, Bellport, New York, seeks the following variances for fencing around a tennis court, placement of a generator enclosed in a shed in the front yard, and a deck in a side yard at the rear of the property:

Sec. 21-240. Area requirements.

In addition to any other requirements set forth in this chapter, the area restrictions applicable to any property located in the Residence “AA” District shall be the same as those set forth in article IV, division 2 of this chapter—Residence A District.

Sec. 21-223. Corner lots.

In the Residence A District, that portion of a corner lot which has frontage upon the street which the main entrance of the building faces, as shown by plans or physical layout, shall be deemed the front thereof; that portion of the corner lot having frontage upon another street shall be deemed a side yard but such side yard shall be measured as, and have a depth equal to, a front yard; that portion of a corner lot on the side of the structure opposite to the last mentioned side shall be deemed a side yard and shall have a minimum width of twenty (20) feet.

Sec. 21-1. Definitions.

Shed. An accessory building used for the storage of garden and landscaping supplies, the temporary storage of household garbage and the storage of personal property of the owner of the lot. No shed shall be larger than three hundred (300) square feet. No shed shall be used for the parking or storage of automobiles or boats.

Proposed: 415 square foot shed

Sec. 21-226. Accessory buildings and structures.

  • In the Residence A District all accessory building shall be located in the rear yard of a lot. No accessory building shall exceed fifteen (15) feet in height and must be set back at least fifteen (15) feet from any property line. On corner lots or through lots the accessory building must be set back at least fifty (50) feet from the lot line abutting a street.

Proposed: Generator and Shed located in front yard

  • 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: Deck and retaining wall in side yard.

Sec. 21-227. Fences.

The Residence A District, no fence or wall may be erected having a height greater than four (4) feet from the ground.

Proposed: 8-foot fence surrounding tennis court in front yard

The property is located in the “AA” Residence District.  The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-14-2-1.

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


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