ZBA Hearing – 5 Wigtel Lane – August 20, 2020



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that should the Executive Order suspending New York Open Meetings Law not be extended past August 5, 2020, the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application. If the suspension of the New York State Open Meetings Law is extended past the above referenced date, the meeting will be streamed live over the internet and interested parties can find the link at www.bellportvillageny.gov.

Elliot & Allison Keele, 5 Wigtel Lane, Bellport, NY are seeking the following variances to construct a pool and pool equipment in the rear yard:

Sec. 21-1. – Definitions.

Swimming pool, family. Any body of water in an artificial or semi-artificial receptacle or other container, whether located indoors or outdoors, used or designed, arranged or intended to be used for swimming and/or wading by adults and/or children, including but not limited to all buildings, structures, appurtenances, equipment, appliances and other facilities appurtenant thereto designed for operational and/or maintenance purposes. For purposes of this chapter, any outdoor swimming pool shall be considered an accessory structure and shall include the following types:

(1)  Aboveground swimming pool: Any swimming pool located in or upon the ground, which at no point is more than eighteen (18) inches below grade.

(2)  In-ground swimming pool. Any swimming pool located in or upon the ground, which extends more than eighteen (18) inches below grade, or having an area of more that one hundred (100) square 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.

Sec. 21-501. – Location.

(b)   Setbacks: All outdoor swimming pools, including above ground pools shall be subject to:

(1)  Minimum side and rear yard setbacks of fifteen (15) feet as measured from the edge of the water

Proposed: Pool located 5 feet from rear and side property lines; pool equipment located 10 feet from rear yard property line and 3 feet 6 inches from side yard property line.

The single family dwelling is located in the “A” Residence District.  The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-6-3-4.

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


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