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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
TOWN OF RED HOOK
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 143-136C of the Zoning Law of the Town of Red Hook, New York, a public hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York at the Town Hall, 7340 Broadway, Red Hook, New York, meeting to commence at 7:00 pm, on the 11th day of September, 2019 on the following matter:
Appeal 19-08, Susan Von Reusner, represented by Vicki Weaver of Solar Generation, application for three area variances regarding the Town of Red Hook ZEO, Bob Fennell’s May 28, 2019 Denial Letter, , regarding the installation of a ground-mounted, small (9.45kW) solar energy system, ± 25 feet from the front property line, along Fraleigh Lane. Section 143-37 D. (1) (c) (4), of the Zoning Law of the Town of Red Hook, states “the solar energy system shall not project closer to the fronting street than the principal building on the lot”. Section 143-37 D. (1) (c) (3) of the Zoning Law of the Town of Red Hook reads “the solar energy system meets all the applicable setback requirements for accessory structures in the zoning district in which it is located and is not located within the front yard of the lot. Ground-mounted small energy systems are prohibited in the front yard.” Solar Collectors are listed in Section 143-4 Definitions of the Zoning Law of the Town of Red Hook as accessory structures, and Section 143-18 A. (4) of the Zoning Law of the Town of Red Hook states “No such structure shall project closer to the fronting street than the principal building on the lot or the required front yard setback for the district, whichever shall be the less restrictive”. The front setback requirement for structures in the RD3 Zoning District is 60 feet, per the District Schedule of Area and Bulk Regulations of the Town of Red Hook Zoning Law. The subject property is located at 285 Fraleigh Lane, in the RD3 Zoning District of the Town of Red Hook
All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by directing comments in writing to the Zoning Board of Appeals, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571. All reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. In such a case, please notify the Zoning Board Clerk in advance at the above address or by phone 845-758-4624 so that arrangements can be made.