04-19-2017 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING HELD APRIL 19, 2017

 

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the April 19th meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark William Calderone, Patricia Parkhurst, Robert Parkhurst, Kathy Phelps, James Searles, and Frederick Wilbur present.

Chris & Cim Jones Site Plan Public Hearing: Chris & Cim Jones have submitted an application for a site plan review for a regional market to be located at 3921 St Rt 104, Tax map #115.00-03-25. There were no comments in favor or opposed to approving the site plan. Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by James Searles to close the public hearing at 7:08 Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Regular meeting: Called to order at 7:08

Chris & Cim Jones Site Plan:

Approval:

Motion by Robert Parkhurst, second by James Searles, to approve the site plan of Chris & Cim Jones, for a Regional Market located at 3921 St Rt 104., tax map # 115.00-03-25, as presented. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Basis for Consideration:

  • County Planning has approved the application.

  • There are pre-existing commercial buildings on the property.

  • There was no negative response to the project from the public.

  • There is positive public interest in the project.

  • There is adequate parking.

  • Involvement of New York Federation of Regional Markets in the project.

  • Signs will meet the requirements of the local law.

  • It is consistent with the character of the neighborhood.

Barbara & Kyle LaTray Variance: Barbra & Kyle LaTray have submitted an application for a variance to build a 40 x 18 addition on their home at 20 Shore Oaks Dr, Tax map # 080.15-01-33.

SEQR Lead Agency: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to take lead agency for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

SEQR Negative Declaration: Motion by William Calderone, second by Kathy Phelps, to declare a negative declaration for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Variances Needed:

  • Less than 20 feet from property line

  • Less than 100 feet from lake

  • Lot size

Basis for Consideration:

Pros:

  • The project does not infringe on rights-of-way on the property.

  • The project meets the setback requirement from the road.

  • The project meets the setback requirement on the western side of the property.

  • The variance on the eastern side is to put the building 15 feet from the property line.

  • The eastern setback is less than a 50% variance

  • The project is 80 feet from the lake, which makes it less than a 50% variance.

  • It is not in an erosion zone.

  • It is consistent with the character of the neighborhood.

  • Letters have been submitted from the immediate neighbors on each side.

Cons:

  • The applicants did not own the property prior to the law being passed.

Complete Application: Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Frederick Wilbur, to accept the application as complete. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by James Searles, second by Robert Parkhurst, to hold a public hearing on the variance application of Barbara & Kyle LaTray at 7:00PM on May 18, 2017. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Alan Bassette Variance: Alan Bassette has submitted an application for a variance to install a single wide mobile home on Nine Mile Point Rd, Tax map # 096.00-01-16.03.

SEQR Lead Agency: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by James Searles, to take lead agency for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

SEQR Negative Declaration: Motion by William Calderone, second by Frederick Wilbur, to declare a negative declaration for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Variance Needed:

  • Road Frontage

Basis for Consideration:

Pros:

  • The applicant’s daughter will occupy the residence.

  • The project meets all setback requirements.

  • The project meets the setback requirement on both sides of the property.

  • The property is 60 feet wide at the road and to a depth of 600 feet at which point it expands to 380 Feet

  • The property is 17.85 acres.

  • There is plenty of room for a septic system.

  • Applicant will be hooking to municipal water.

  • The nearest residence is 80-90 feet from the property line.

  • This will be the only residence on the property.

  • It is consistent with the character of the neighborhood.

Cons:

  • The applicants did not own the property prior to the law being passed.

  • The road frontage is approximately 33% of the required 200 feet.

Complete Application: Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Frederick Wilbur, to accept the application as complete. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to hold a public hearing on the variance application of Alan Bassette immediately following the public hearing of Barbara and Kyle LaTray which starts at 7:00PM on May 18, 2017. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:45 by motion of William Calderone, second by Robert Parkhurst. Unanimously carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J. Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary