PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that should the Executive Order suspending New York Open Meetings Law not be extended past December 3, 2020, the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 17, 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.
Paul Vogler and Erica Lancaster, 37 South Country Road, Bellport, NY is seeking the following variances to construct a pool in the side yard of a corner property. Additionally they are seeking variances for an existing shed and hot tub:
Sec. 21-269. – Corner lots.
In the Residence B District, no building or structure shall be erected on a corner lot having a total area of less than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet or having frontage of less than one hundred fifty (150) feet upon a street. 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 fifteen (15) feet.
Sec, 21-272. – 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.
Existing: Shed located in the side yard 4.8 feet from side yard lot line and 8.7 feet from rear yard lot line.
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
Sec. 21-501. – Location.
(a) Lot location: All pools shall be located in the rear yard of interior lots or the designated rear yard of corner lots.
(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: Swimming Pool located in the side yard of a corner lot. Existing: Hot tub located 13 feet from rear yard setback.
The single-family dwelling is located in the “B” Residence District. The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-7-5-10.
All persons with an interest may attend and will be heard. The Community Center is handicapped accessible.
BY ORDER OF THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS, VILLAGE OF BELLPORT: JAMES WOOD, CHAIRPERSON