Legal Notice: TB Public Hearing concerning maximum house size


 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that there was presented to the Town Board of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York, on the 15th day of November, 2022, a Local Law entitled “A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapters 280” and

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 13th day of December, 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:

I.  Purpose. The purpose of this local law is to address issues concerning the maximum size of one and two family dwellings 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.

A complete copy of this proposed Local Law is available on the Town website: or by contacting the Southold Town Clerk’s office.

Dated: November 15, 2022
Denis Noncarrow
Southold Town Clerk

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