Southold Considers Zone Change to Hamlet Density for Briar Patch Property

Property identified as SCTM #1000-6-6-20.8, at the corner of Central Ave and Crescent Ave, next to the doctor’s office.

By unanimously adopting Resolution 2018-1078, Louisa Evans said, “the Southold Town Board has begun the process to determine whether or not to grant a change of zone designation”, in the property commonly known on Island as the Briar Patch.

The Southold Town Board “is considering the change of zone application from Fishers Island Utility Company regarding a portion of the property identified as SCTM #1000-6-6-20.8 from R-80 (Residential) to HD (Hamlet Density)”.

R-80 (Residential): (Source: https://ecode360.com/5162057)
Permitted uses:

A. One-family detached dwellings, not to exceed one dwelling on each lot.
B. Two-family dwellings not to exceed one such dwelling on each lot.

HD (Hamlet Density): (Source: https://ecode360.com/5162189)
Permitted uses:

  1. One-family detached dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval for more than one such structure per lot.
  2. Two-family dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval for more than one such structure per lot.
  3. Multiple dwellings, townhouses, row or attached dwellings, subject to residential site plan approval

The Town Board also “requests that the Planning Board prepare a report and recommendations on the proposed rezoning…”, and requests that the Suffolk County Planning Commission prepare a report and recommendations on the proposed rezoning…”

The Town Board of the Town of Southold will hold a public hearing on February 26, 2019 at 4:31 pm at the Southold Town Hall on “a proposed Local Law entitled “A Local Law to Amend the Zoning Map of the Town of Southold by Changing the Zoning Designation of a portion of property identified on the Suffolk County Tax Map as Lot #1000-6-6-20.8 R-80 (Residential) to HD (Hamlet Density)”.

To read Resolution 2018-1078, visit this link:

Resolution 2018-1078: Zoning Change

People may write comments to be included in the public hearing. Comments should be mailed or emailed to Elizabeth Neville, Town Clerk for inclusion in the public record. Her address is Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, PO Box 1179, Southold, New York 11971. Her email is e.neville@town.southold.ny.us.

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