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Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing Notice

September 29, 2019

A public hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Caroga will be held on Thursday October 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Town of Caroga Municipal Building to consider the following application:

Application Number #Z2019-04

Owner Dorothea Loomis, 119 Old State Road, Caroga Lake, NY 12032, of the property located at 119 Old State Road, Town of Caroga and identified as parcel SBL#52.11-4-22, zoning district LF-2.5 — Lakefront 2.5 acres, for a variance to the Town of Caroga Zoning Ordinance.

The property owner proposes to build a retaining wall behind the existing boathouse that would be within the 75 feet waterfront setback at 50 feet from the waterfront.

Article 4, Section III: Use Table of the Zoning Ordinance lists the uses permitted by right, the uses permitted by site plan review. Article 4, Section IV: Dimensional Standards lists the dimensional requirements for LF-2.5 zoning district of: setbacks of 25 feet for the front and 20 feet from the rear and side lines of the property, 75 feet from the waterfront, and 10% lot coverage. The wall would be 18 feet by 16 inches by 2 feet tall. A variance for the waterfront setback would be required prior to review of any building plans. If the variance is granted by the Zoning Board of Appeals and not subsequently reversed by the Adirondack Park Agency (APA), building plans would then be reviewed and a determination would be made about whether to issue a building permit.

The above application is open to inspection at the Code Office, Town of Caroga Municipal Building, 1840 State Highway 10, Caroga Lake NY 12032. Persons wishing to appear at such hearing may do so in person or by attorney or other representative. Communications in writing in relation thereto may be filed with the Board at such hearing.


James McMartin Long,
Zoning Board of Appeals Clerk
(Deputy Supervisor and Town Board Member)

PO Box 328
Caroga Lake NY 12032

(518)835-3734 (home)


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