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Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – July 14, 2020

Effective immediately and based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the Coronavirus, the City of Poughkeepsie Zoning Board of Appeals (“ZBA”) will not hold in-person meetings. Until further notice, all future ZBA meetings will be held via videoconferencing, as permitted by the NYS Open Meetings Law. Due to public health and safety concerns, the public will not be permitted to attend at the remote locations where the commission members will be situated. The public, however, will be able to fully observe the videoconference meeting with the information posted below;

Please register for City of Poughkeepsie ZBA Meeting on July 14, 2020, 6:30 PM EDT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The meeting will be recorded and subsequently posted for viewing on our website and can be found here:  https://totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=cop The ZBA’s agenda is available online below. The public can email written comments for items scheduled for Public Hearing by 5 pm on the day of the meeting addressed to Planning Director Quinn at [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]

Members of the public will also be provided the opportunity to give verbal comments during the scheduled public hearing. It is strongly encouraged that those wishing to provide verbal comments during the meeting submit notice and/or written comments to Planning Director Quinn by the deadline listed.

Agenda

Agenda: July 14, 2020 (.pdf)

I. CALL TO ORDER: 6:30PM

II. APPROVAL OF JUNE 9, 2020 MINUTES

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS & DELIBERATIONS

1 ) 29 ACADEMY STREET

Application for area variance relative to the proposed placement of a vertical blade sign for Hudson & Packard pizza on the building at 29 Academy Street. Section 19-4.9(9)(8) allows a maximum projection of three feet while the sign as proposed projects 4’6” from the building. Grid #6162-77-113012; Owner: Frank Skartados Trustee/Eric Baxter; Applicant: Charles Webb; Consultant: GNS Group; Zoned: Poughkeepsie Innovation District Urban Village (PID-UV); File #2010-010
Download: 2010-010 (.pdf)

2 ) 158 SMITH STREET

Application for area variances relative to the creation of a front yard parking area for the existing single family dwelling at 158 Smith Street.  Section 19-4.13(3) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that, where permitted, front yard parking space be a maximum of 10 feet in width, and the lot it is located on be less than 30 feet wide. The lot is 30 feet wide, and the space is proposed to be 21 feet wide. Grid #6162-64-475280; Owner/: Lent 51 LLC/Shannon Barbuto; Applicant: J. Allen Britvan; Zoned: Central Low Density Residence (R-2A) District; File #2020-009
Download: 2010-009 (.pdf)

3 ) 115 PARKER AVENUE

Applications for use and area variances relative to the proposed conversion of the vacant building at 115 Parker Avenue, formerly used for the sale of recreational vehicles, to an automobile repair facility with a garage door in the front of the building, both of which are prohibited in G-OM Zoning District.  Grid #6162-54-225443; Owner/Applicant: Parker Avenue Realty LLC (Jack Bonventre); Consultant: Paul Tirums, P.E.; Zoned: Walkway Gateway Office- Manufacturing (G-OM) District; File #2020-007 (Use Variance) and File #2020-008 (Area Variance)
Download: 2010-007 (.pdf)