ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
August 21, 2019
The Town of Macedon Zoning Board of Appeals meeting was held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the Town Complex, 32 Main Street, Macedon, NY Present were Chairman Warren Jeffries, members Ronald Santovito, Brian Frey, Mike Mosher, Deborah McEwen and Town Councilman Bruce Babcock. Also present was Temporary Board Clerk Rebecca Wetherby. Absent was Town Engineer/CEO Scott Allen.
Chairman Jeffries called the meeting to order at 7:25 p.m. He then explained the purpose for which the Board serves and read the Legal Notice as it appeared in the Times of Wayne County Newspaper.
Z-04-19 Flick 1158 Wilson Road Area Variance Section 135-162-B Front & Side Setback Sharleen and William Flick were present to address the Board on behalf of the application. There was a discussion of the purpose and placement of the garage.
Wayne County Planning Board Referral was not required
Planning Board Positive Referral
Town Board No Comment
SEQR Not required at Appeals level
No one else was present to speak in favor or against the granting of these variances. The public hearing was closed at 7:40 p.m.
Z-04-19 Flick 1158 Wilson Road Area Variance Section 135-162-B Front & Side Setback A motion was made by Ronald Santovito, seconded by Mike Mosher, to approve the variance as submitted in the application with the condition that the structure be a least a foot behind the front building line of the existing structure.
Board members discussed Whether it had been done before - That there was no other place to put it.
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 was not substantial; there would be no adverse impact on the physical or environmental conditions in the neighborhood; difficulty is self-created
Roll Vote: Mosher yes; Santovito yes; McEwen yes; Frey yes; Jeffries yes. Therefore, this variance was granted with the condition that the structure be a least a foot behind the front building line of the existing structure.
A motion to approve the 4-17-19 minutes was made by Brian Frey, seconded by Deborah McEwen. All in favor; minutes approved.
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Brian Frey, seconded by Mike Mosher. All in favor; meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
Temporary Clerk to the Board