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Board of Zoning Appeals - MARCH 24 BZA MEETING POSTPONED

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Duties:

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, when an appeal needs to be heard, at 7pm. For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, the Board of Zoning Appeals will meet via video conference. Meeting agendas and materials are posted in advance on this page and public participation through written comments is STRONGLY encouraged. If you have questions or would like more information, please call or text Jason Haremza, Town Planner, at 607-592-0417 or email planner@townofdanbyny.org. 

 

The Town of Danby has implemented a Zoning Ordinance thatincludes:

  • Land Use Regulation
  • Dimensional Requirements

When a proposed project does not comply with the ZoningOrdinance, an appeal may be filed with Danby's Board of ZoningAppeals (the BZA, a.k.a. Zoning Board of Appeals, ZBA). Appealsmay request:

  • a Use Variance—when the intended use of a property does not conform to the uses permitted in a particular zone
  • an Area Variance—when the size or location of a project does not conform to the dimensional requirements specified for the zone

The BZA Appeal form, including instructions and guidance,may also be downloaded

  • PDF (120KB, for printing) format.

More information, paper copies of these forms, and others, are available from the Town Planner (planner@townofdanbyny.org, 607-592-0417)

 

 

Members:
Earl Hicks ()
Chairperson, Board of Zoning Appeals
Term: Appointed by Town Board, through 2022
Lew Billington
Board of Zoning Appeals
Term: Appointed by Town Board, through 2021
Gary Bortz ()
Board of Zoning Appeals
Term: Appointed by Town Board, through 2024
Tobias Dean ()
Board of Zoning Appeals
Term: Appointed by Town Board, through 2023
Elizabeth M Lamb ()
Board of Zoning Appeals
Term: Appointed by Town Board through 2020
Officials:
Alyssa de Villiers ()
Links:
Town of Danby Laserfiche Archives
feature an extensive list of Agendas, Minutes and other official town documents for the Town Board, Planning Board, Board of Zoning Appeals, et cetera. The archives also contain all pertinent Local Laws including but not limited to Tax Exemption and Planned Development Zone laws.
Documents:
2020 BZA Schedule (PDF - 15.2 KB)