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Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

AGENDA FOR ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

                                                            April 8, 2019   *revised

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: A Public Hearing will be held before the Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Yonkers on TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. sharp, in the Ceremonial Courtroom, Yonkers, New York (building is accessible to the handicapped), on applications for Appeals from the Building Commissioner's decisions and applications for Variances under the provisions of G.O. # 4-2000, as amended:

 DECISIONS

# 5620 – Area Variance  – Bart Lansky, Esq., on behalf of 953-959 Central Park Avenue LLC, owner, on premises known as 953 Central Park Avenue, Block: 5093, Lot: 18.19, Zone: CM

 

# 5639 – Area Variance & Improvement to a Non-Conforming Use– Andrew Romano, Esq., on behalf of G & M Pineda Corp, owner, on premises known as 205 Ashburton Avenue, Block: 2079, Lot: 27, Zone: B

 # 5641 – Area Variance – Andrew Romano, Esq., on behalf of Westchester Park Realty LLC/Mark Friedman, owner, on premises known as 304 Palisade Avenue aka 115 Park Avenue, Block: 2157, Lot: 28, Zone: MG

 # 5644 – Area Variance – Matthew Calvi, Esq., on behalf of K & J Nepperhan Inc, owner, on premises known as 801 Nepperhan Avenue, Block: 2426, Lot: 84.86, Zone: I

 CONTINUED HEARINGS

# 5576 – Area Variance – Matthew J. Smith, Esq. of Smith, Buss & Jacobs, LLP, on behalf of 495 Odell Ave Owners Inc., owner, on premises known as 1267 Nepperhan Avenue aka 495 Odell Avenue, Block: 3380, Lot: 1.40, Zone: BA  *adjourned*

 # 5617 – Area Variance – Steven A. Accinelli, Esq., on behalf of 70 Jackson Street LLC, owner, on premises known as 70 Jackson Street, Block: 186, Lot: 132, Zone: A *adjourned*

 # 5627 – Area Variance  – James Veneruso, Esq., on behalf of 1219 Yonkers Ave LLC, owners, on premises known as 453 Bronx River Road aka 1219 Yonkers Avenue, Block: 6383, Lot: 6, Zone: BA   *to be withdrawn*

 # 5640 – Area Variance – James J. Veneruso, Esq., Gynger Allen of All-Rite Construction and Walter Boyd, R.A., on behalf of RSM Associates, owner, and Chuck E. Cheese, lessee, on premises known as 1703 Central Park Avenue, Block: 4450, Lot: 80, Zone: BR

 # 5642 – Area Variance – Steven Accinelli, Esq., on behalf of Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp, owner, on premises known as 750 Central Park Avenue, Block: 5175, Lot: 1, Zone: BR

 # 5643 – Use & Area Variance – Snyder & Snyder LLP, on behalf of Wincrest Tenants Corp, owner, and T-Mobile Northeast LLC, lessee, on premises known as 9 aka 25 Sunnyside Drive, Block: 146, Lot: 9, Zone: M

 NEW HEARINGS

# 5645 – Area Variance – Andrew Romano, Esq., on behalf of Pedro Ramos, owner, to legalize front yard parking and side yard deck, whereas parking within the minimum front yard not permitted, (Gordon Street) Section 43-133(A)1; a deck less than 3 feet high, or a patio, may not be located closer than 3 feet to a side property line or closer than 5 feet to a rear property line (Reference 43-41.A.2) proposed: A. wood deck in West side-yard 2.11 feet, B. Wood deck in East side-yard 0.25 feet, C. patio (pavers) in North side-yard 0.20 feet, on premises known as 61 Palmer Road, Block: 2354, Lot: 45, Zone: M

 # 5646 – Improvement to a Non-Conforming Use – James G. Dibbini, Esq., on behalf of 146 Beech St LLC, owner, to legalize a laundromat, whereas improvement to a non-conforming use requires Zoning Board of Appeals approval (Reference Yonkers Zoning Ordinance 43-21.G), on premises known as 144 aka 146 Beech Street, Block: 458, Lot: 18, Zone: M

 *# 5647 – Area Variance – Mark W. Blanchard, Esq., on behalf of 60 McLean Avenue LLC, owner, to renovate existing building into a self-storage facility, having exceeding maximum permitted floor area ratio, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 1.0, proposed 2.172); exceeding maximum permitted height, Section 43-27/Table 43-3 (required 2-story/35'/proposed 3-story, 45'-6''); insufficient side yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 16, proposed 0-0''); insufficient side-front yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 20', proposed 0'-0" +/-) (scaled, no dimension) @ new exit stair; insufficient rear yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 20', proposed 0'-0'');insufficient front yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 20', proposed 0.0') (scaled) (no dimension); exceeds maximum permitted FAR, Section 43-27/Table 43-3 (required 1.0, proposed 2.18); exceeds maximum permitted lot coverage, Section 43-27/Table 433 (required 50%, proposed 92%); insufficient parking, Section 43-128, Table 43-3 (required 13 cars, proposed 4 cars); exceeds maximum permitted building length per 43-39B; 2-story building (200' max); provided 309.0' +/- (scaled); per 43-134A, access from parking and loading......shall be designed to not require backing of any vehicle across sidewalk or onto a street; loading spaces shall be a minimum 2 spaces minimum plus 1/50,000 square ft. G.F.A., on premises known as 40-60 McLean Avenue, Block: 203, Lot: 51.61, Zone: CM

 # 5648 – Area Variance – James J. Veneruso, Esq., on behalf of 1219 Yonkers Avenue LLC, owner, for construction of an 18 story building consisting of 295 residential units and 1000 sq. ft. of ground level retail space with parking below, having exceeding maximum permitted floor area ratio, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 3.00 , proposed 8.89 ); exceeding maximum permitted height, Section 43-27, Table 43-3, (required 112.5 ft. , proposed 200.0 ft. ); insufficient side yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 16 ft. / 32 ft. total , proposed 0.0 ft. / 5.0 ft. total ); insufficient front yard, Section 43-27, Table 43-3 (required 10 ft. , proposed 0 ft. ); parking within the minimum side yard not permitted, Section 43-133.A.(2); parking within 5 feet of all property lines not permitted, reference Yonkers Zoning Ordinance 43-44.A.9.b. (proposed 2 ft.); parking within 10 feet of a building on the same lot is not permitted, reference Yonkers Zoning Ordinance 43-44.A.9.b. (proposed 0.0 ft.); exceeding maximum permitted Residential building coverage, Section 43-27, Table 43-3, (required 40 percent , proposed 56.4 percent ); exceeding maximum permitted Non-residential building coverage, Section 43-27, Table 43-3, (required 70 percent , proposed 78.9 percent ), on premises known as 1221 Yonkers Avenue, Block: 6383, Lot: 14, Zone: BA

 

JOSEPH CIANCIULLI

CHAIRMAN, ZBA

 

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