Zoning Board of Appeals – Re: 17 South Country Road – March 21, 2024 at 7:00 PM

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Village of Bellport Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 7 pm in the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street, Bellport, NY to consider the following application:

Melissa Avino, 17 S. Country Road, Bellport, NY is seeking the following variances to construct a pool in the rear yard and place pool equipment in the front/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. For purposes of this chapter, any outdoor swimming pool shall be considered an accessory structure.

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: Pool equipment located in front/side yard

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 equipment located in front/side yard

(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 12 feet from the side yard lot line.

The Suffolk County Tax Map number is 0202-7-2-12. The property is in the “B” residence district. All persons with an interest may attend and will be heard. The Community Center is handicapped accessible.


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