Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing Re: 79 North Howells Point Road – March 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application:

Shawn Gomes, 79 N. Howells Point Road, Bellport is seeking the following variances to construct a covered front porch on the existing dwelling and a detached garage in the rear yard of a single-family dwelling:

Sec. 21-266. Front yard.

In the Residence B District, there shall be a front yard having a depth of not less than forty (40) feet except that if forty (40) percent or more of the frontage on that side of the street between two (2) intersecting streets is improved with buildings, a majority of which have an average front yard line greater than forty (40) feet, the variation between such setbacks establishing the average being not more than six (6) feet, then no building shall project beyond the average front yard so established. However, this regulation shall in no case require front yard depth of more than sixty (60) feet.

Proposed: 34.5 feet

Sec. 21-271. Building area.

  • Main building and accessory buildings: In the Residence B District the maximum total building area for the main building and all accessory buildings shall not exceed twenty (20) percent of the total lot area.

Proposed: Total lot area coverage of 22.5%

Sec. 21-272. Accessory buildings and structures.

  • In the Residence B 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 ten (10) feet from any property line. On corner lots or through lots the accessory building must be set back at least thirty-five (35) feet from the lot line abutting a street.

Proposed: Accessory building (garage) set back 5.5 feet from the rear and side yard property lines.

The single-family dwelling is located in the “B” Residence District.  The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-5-1-6.

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


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