Zoning Board of Appeals – Re: 11 First Street – July 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application:

Karen Corsino, 11 First Street, Bellport is seeking the following variances to construct a new covered front porch, add a second story addition and add a rear deck to an existing single-family dwelling:

Sec. 21-264. Height.

The height requirements in a Residence B District shall be the same as in the Residence A District, as set forth in section 21-218 of this chapter.

Sec. 21-218. Height (Pyramid Law).

In the Residence A District no building hereinafter constructed, erected or altered shall exceed thirty-two (32) feet in height, and must be set back from all property lines so that the height of any point of the building is not greater than the horizontal distance of the point from the nearest property line to the building or structure at that location or protrude through a diagonal line formed by a forty-five-degree pyramid angle from all property lines. Chimneys are exempt from said restrictions. Accessory buildings and structures shall not be subject to the pyramid law.

Proposed: Pyramid encroachment of 1,834 cubic feet/279 square feet

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: Front porch set back 33’ 9” from the front property line

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.

Existing: 7’ 9” setback on east side of dwelling; 19’ 3” total width of side yards

Sec. 21-272. Accessory buildings and structures.

((b)  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: Rear deck located 7’ 9” from side yard property line.

The single-family dwelling is located in the “B” Residence District.  The Suffolk County Tax Map Number is 0202-5-6-15.

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


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