Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing – Re: 19 New Jersey Avenue – October 19, 2023 at 7:00pm



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 7 pm in the Bellport  Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application:

19 New Jersey LLC, 19 New Jersey Avenue, Bellport is seeking the following variances to construct an addition with a deck in the front/side yard a single-family dwelling; construct a deck, a pool and a shed with an outdoor shower in the side yard and place pool equipment in the side yard of a corner lot:

Sec. 21-216. Use.

In a Residence A District, no building, structure or lot shall be used or occupied for any purpose other than one of the following:

(g)    Accessory uses and accessory buildings, as defined in section 21-1, subject to the restrictions set forth in Division 1 of Article V, such accessory uses to include, among others: 

(4)   A building, structure and/or use, which is subordinate to or customarily incidental to an existing permitted principal dwelling, located on the same lot. Accessory buildings and/or uses shall include a private garage, shed, pool house, private green house, gazebo, pergola, pavilion, barn and children’s play house. No accessory building shall have a kitchen and/or bathroom facilities or used for sleeping or income producing purposes.

Proposed: Outdoor shower attached to shed

Sec. 21-267. Side yards.

In the Residence B 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 forty (40) feet and no one side yard being less than fifteen (15) feet in width.

Proposed: 14 feet 5 inch front/side yard setback

Sec. 21-268. Rear yard.

In the Residence B District, there shall be a rear yard having a minimum depth of fifty (50) feet.

Proposed: 32 feet 11 inches

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.

Proposed: 14 feet 5 inch front/side yard setback

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: Shed located in side yard

  • In the Residence B District, unless addressed specifically elsewhere in this chapter, all accessory structures must be located in the rear yard of a lot and be setback at least ten (10) feet from all property lines. No structures and/or accessory structure shall exceed fifteen (15) feet in height.

Proposed: Deck located in a front/side yard; deck, pool and pool equipment located in side 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

Sec. 21-501. Location.

  • Lot location: All pools shall be located in the rear yard of interior lots or the designated rear yard of corner lots.

Proposed: Pool and pool equipment located in side yard

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

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


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