Southold Notice of Public Hearing: Chapter 280 Big Houses

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York on the 10th day of May, 2022 a need to determine maximum size and certain development standards of single family homes in certain zoning districts of the Town of Southold

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Southold will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on the 21th day of June, 2022 at 4:31 p.m. at which time all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

The proposed Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapter 280,” reads as follows:

LOCAL LAW NO.        -2022

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Southold as follows:

  1. Purpose.

The purpose of this local law is to address issues concerning the maximum size of single-family homes in certain zoning districts consistent with the Southold Town Comprehensive Plan adopted September 8, 2020, the Vision Statement of which calls for future planning within the Town to be consistent with existing community character and a periodic review and amendment of the Town Code to that end.

The Town Board because of objectives outlined in the plan, especially Chapter 3 Land Use and Zoning, finds it necessary to draft and adopt new code that establishes standards for the construction and reconstruction of residential dwellings in certain zoning districts.  Such standards will establish maximum limits on house size based on lot size and are necessary to maintain the community character of the residential communities as called for in the Comprehensive Plan.

  1. Chapter 280 of the Code of the Town of Southold is hereby amended to include the underlined words and remove the struck through words as follows:

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CHAPTER 280 of the CODE of the TOWN of SOUTHOLD

  1. EFFECTIVE DATE

This Local Law shall take effect after filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.

Dated: May 10, 2022

BY ORDER OF THE SOUTHOLD TOWN BOARD

Denis Noncarrow
Southold Town Clerk

Published May 26, 2022

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