TOWN OF MACEDON

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

May 16, 2018

 

 

The Town of Macedon Zoning Board of Appeals meeting was held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m., at the Town Complex, 32 Main Street, Macedon, NY. Present were Chairman Warren Jeffries and Board members Brian Frey, Ronald Santovito, and Mike Mosher. Also present were Town Councilman Sandy Pagano 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-01-18 Oehlbeck 1344 Alderman Road Area Variance Section 135-61-B-3 Accessory structure larger than principal structure Nathan Oehlbeck was present to address the Board on behalf of the application. He explained that he had a public hearing last year for this variance but did not pull the permit in time. He stated that the only thing that has changed is that he removed a door and now will have two bigger doors instead of three.

 

        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 7:39 p.m.

 

 

 

Z-02-18 Wilson 1168 Victor Road Area Variance Section 135-61-B5 Accessory structure in side yard Josh Wilson was present to address the Board on behalf of the application. He explained that he has put up a greenhouse that he would like to extend into his side yard. He addressed questions from the board stating that there is not much room in his back yard and purchasing land from the neighbor is not an option. He also mentioned the greenhouse will not be a permanent structure.

 

        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 7:52 p.m.

 

 

 

BOARD DISCUSSION:

 

Z-01-18 Oehlbeck 1344 Alderman Road Area Variance Section 135-61-B-3 Accessory structure larger than principal structure A motion was made by Ronald Santovito, seconded by Mike Mosher, to approve the variance as submitted in the application.

 

The five factors were previously reviewed at the meeting on June 21, 2017.

 

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

 

 

Z-02-18 Wilson 1168 Victor Road Area Variance Section 135-61-B5 Accessory structure in side yard A motion was made by Brian Frey, seconded by Ronald Santovito, 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 not self-created.

 

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

 

 

MINUTES:

 

A motion to approve the 12-20-17 minutes was made by Ronald Santovito, seconded by Brian Frey. All in favor; minutes approved.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mike Mosher, seconded by Ronald Santovito. All in favor; meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Brandi Schutt

Clerk to the Board