TOWN OF MACEDON

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

December 20, 2017

 

 

The Town of Macedon Zoning Board of Appeals meeting was held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m., at the Town Complex, 32 Main Street, Macedon, NY. Present were Chairman Warren Jeffries and Board members Carl Eligh, Brian Frey, Ronald Santovito, and Mike Mosher. Also present were Town Councilman Bruce Babcock and Board Clerk Brandi Schutt. Absent was Town Engineer/CEO Scott Allen.

 

Chairman Jeffries called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. He then explained the purpose for which the Board serves and read the Legal Notice as it appeared in the Times.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

 

Z-06-17 Priggon 705 Farmington Rd. Area Variance Section 135-Schedule 1- Side yard setbacks Richard Krapf from IDentity Design was present to address the Board on behalf of the applicant. He explained that instead of trying to reconfigure the map presented at the previous board meeting, they were going to add an addition to the rear of the property. The addition will have a 10 foot side setback instead of the 3 feet that was first proposed. Mr. Krapf mentioned that the new placement of the addition will eliminate maintenance and access issues.

 

       Wayne County Planning Board Returned to the Town to be handled as a local matter

       Planning Board Positive Referral

       Town Board No comment

       SEQR Not required at Appeals level

 

There was no one else to speak for or against the granting of these variances. The public hearing was closed at 7:35 p.m.

 

 

BOARD DISCUSSION:

 

Z-06-17 Priggon 705 Farmington Rd. Area Variance Section 135-Schedule 1- Side yard setbacks A motion was made by Ronald Santovito, seconded by Carl Eligh, to approve the variance as submitted in the application.

 

The five factors were reviewed: There would be no undesirable change in the character of the neighborhood; benefit sought could not be achieved by another method; variance is not substantial; there would be no adverse impact on the physical or environmental conditions in the neighborhood; difficulty was self-created.

 

Roll Vote: Santovito yes; Eligh yes; Frey yes; Mosher yes; Jeffries yes. Therefore, this variance was granted.

 

 

 

MINUTES:

 

A motion to approve the 11-15-17 minutes was made by Carl Eligh, seconded by Brian Frey. All in favor; minutes approved.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Carl Eligh, seconded by Ronald Santovito. All in favor; meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Brandi Schutt

Clerk to the Board