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All contactors working on the Towns Right of Way are required to register before a permit can be issued. Registration entails providing information of the contracting buisness as well as uploading copies of any licenses and insurances the contractor may hold.
A Property Based Highway Department Application is for work in the Towns Right of Way that is related a specific property. This can include, but is not limited to, curb cuts for driveways, road openings for water and sewer connections, and tree removals. These applications are often filed in conjuction with a Building Department Application. They require a valid address to be selected at time of filing, as well as the property owners information.
A General Highway Department Application is for work in the Towns Right of Way that is not related a specific property. This can include, but is not limited to, trenching, infrastructure projects, road openings (that aren't related to a connection or disconnect for a structure), and retaining walls that span multiple properties. They do not require a valid address to be selected at time of filing.
A Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) application must be filed when your Building Permit scope of work does not conform to the Town Code. In such cases a Notice of Disapproval is Issued by the Department of Buildings. The Disapproval can then be used to file an appeal for a variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals which must be submitted within 60 days of the issuance of the Notice of Disapproval. All appeals for variances are heard at public meetings of the Board.
Site Plan Review is required whenever the scope of a project meets the criteria outlined in the Town Code Section 70-219. Reference the Town Code or the submittal requirements below for more information. Notice of Disapproval on your Commercial Building Permit.
Special Use Permits are required for several land use actions that are identified in the Town Code. Reference the submittal requirements below for more information. In order to apply for a Special Use Permit, you must have received a Notice of Disapproval on your Commercial Building Permit.
To change the zoning designation of a land parcel, the landowner or authorized representative must petition the Town Board as outlined in the Town Code Section 70-238. Reference the submittal requirements below for more information. Applications do not require a companion or concurrent Building Permit Application.
The placement of wireless telecommunication facilities in several locations do not qualify for a ministerial Antenna Location Permit (ALP) from the Building Department and will require a Special Permit from the Town Board as outlined in Town Code Section 75-6(B). Reference the submittal requirements below for more information. To apply for a Special Permit, you must have received a Notice of Disapproval on your Building Permit ALP Application.
A Certificate of Appropriateness from the Historic Landmark Preservation Commission (HLPC) is required for any exterior alteration, construction, demolition, or relocation of a designated historic landmark or for a building, structure, site, or object in a designated historic landmark district as outlined in the Town Code section 27-8. Reference the submittal requirements below for more information. The Certificate of Appropriateness is required in addition to and not in lieu of other department reviews that may be required. HLPC applications do not require a companion or concurrent Building Department application. However, if Building Department Permit Applications are needed, submitting to the Building Department prior to HLPC is preferred.
An application for the designation of a building, structure, site or object as a historic landmark or an area as a historic landmark district may be submitted to the Commission by contacting us first. Click the link below to get in touch. For more information about establishing historic districts, sites and landmarks, reference Town Code section 27-5.