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Pomfret Offices Closed-Memorial Day

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Where: 9 Day Street, Fredonia

Pomfret Offices closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
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Public Hearing- Amend the Zoning Code of Pomfret, specifically Section 300-15, Neighborhood Business (B-1) District

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Where: 9 Day Street, Fredonia

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN BOARD, TOWN OF POMFRET
A local law to Amend Zoning Code Section 300-15, Neighborhood Business District (B-1)
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Pomfret on June 8, at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 9 Day Street, Fredonia, New York, to review the application of a proposed local law to Amend Section 300-15 Neighborhood Business District provisions.                      
The proposed local law is as follows:

Section 1 – Intent:                 The Town Board of the Town of Pomfret, upon review of the code provisions for Neighborhood Business (B-1) District by the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret has determined that certain amendments to uses and requirements would be beneficial to enact.

Section 2 – Authority:          The Town Board in enacting this Local Law  does hereby exercise the authority granted to it under the Constitution of the State of New York, the Town Law, General Municipal Law, Municipal Home Rule Laws of the State of New York to preserve and protect the health, safety, welfare, and well-being of residents and properties in the Town of Pomfret.

Section 3 – New Section 300-15:
A.  Purpose: 
The purpose of the B1 District is to promote retail and service uses which are vehicle oriented for the use of residents and visitors.  At the same time, a major goal is to protect and enhance the community by encouraging aesthetically appealing business with safe ingress and egress and limiting strip development.  NOTE:  Uses marked with an asterisk (*) are allowed by two or  more types of permits (by right, special use or no permit) and the supplemental section referred to should be consulted in each case to fully understand which permit applies.

B - Uses by Right (permit required):
Single family dwelling – detached (conventional, prefab, modular)
Duplex – attached
Agricultural building
Utilities (quasi-public) (e.g., telephone)
Municipal Office
Limited day care – Four or less persons
Public Park
Fishing tackle shop
Garage – accessory
Parking – commercial lot – in accordance with 300-48
Storage structure – in accordance with 300-69
Porch/deck

C - Use by special use permit (hearing required)
Boarding homes/bed-and-breakfast – in accordance with 300-74 Homes for the aged
Customary accessory use
Nursing home/rest home
Multiple dwelling – attached – in accordance with 300-44
Household sale – in accordance with 300-43
Antique Shop 
Bakery Shop 
Drugstore
Florist shop 
Corner Grocery store 
Gift shop 
Monument sales
Newsstand
Service Station – gas sales – in accordance with 300-81
*Signs – in accordance with 300-50
Feed and Seed shop 
Hardware/glass/paint store
Professional office – in accordance with 300-75
Photography studio
Funeral Home
Realty Office Dry-Cleaning shop
Barber/beauty shop
Restaurant – in accordance with 300-77
Bar
Locksmith shop
Custom workshop
Appliance repair shop
*Home Occupation – in accordance with 300-42
School – public/private
Day-care center – over five persons – in accordance with 300-67
Library/museum/gallery – public
Church /rectory
Fraternal meeting facility
Tennis Court – private (accessory to dwelling)
Tennis court – public/commercial
Swimming pool – public/commercial
*Fences and walls – in accordance with 300-51
EV service equipment (charging stations)
Drive- In Theater
Mixed residential/commercial – in accordance with 33-39
Nursery/greenhouse -  commercial
Roadside stand general in accordance with 300-44
Pet store
Plumbing/heating shop
Gasoline/volatile fuel tank - back yard only

DUses requiring no permit (requires compliance with
chapter)
Agricultural land use
Horticulture – private
Roadside Stand – limited – in accordance with 300-44
*Household sale – in accordance with 300-43
*Home Occupation – in accordance with 300-42
Wildlife habitat
Ponds – in accordance with 300-46
Outdoor storage of recreational vehicle – in accordance with 300-68
Parking – private – in accordance with 300-48
*Fences/walls – in accordance with 300-51
Heavy vehicle parking – in accordance with 300-57

EArea Standards.  See the following sections:  300-24,
 Existing substandard sized lots, and 300-28, Established front yards, and municipal water and sewer.

Neighborhood Business (B1) District Primary Use  
Minimum Lot size (sq ft)        15,000-Primary Use                      Minimum front lot width (in feet)
100-Primary Use
Maximum lot coverage (% of lot area)
30%-Primary Use
Minimum front yard (ft from street edge)                                    40-Primary Use
40-Acessory
Minimum side yard (feet from property line)             
10-Primary Use
10-Acessory
Minimum rear yard (feet from property line)
25 -Primary                                  25 -Accessory
Maximum structure height (number of stories)                
2 ½-Primary Use                            2 ½-Accessory
Minimum floor space (sq ft of living space)
760-Primary                               
Multiple-family units (standard)
Minimum lot size (base+sq ft per unit)  15,000 + 10,000
Minimum front lot width (base + ft per unit)  100 + 10                  Maximum lot coverage (% of lot area) 30% 
Minimum front yard (feet from street edge)                              40-Primary Use
40-Accessory
Minimum side yard (base + feet per unit)
10 + 1-Primary
10 + 1-Accessory
Minimum rear yard (feet from property line)
25-Primary                                  25-Accessory
Maximum structure height (number of stories)
2 ½-Primary Use
2 ½-Accessory
Minimum floor space (sq ft of living space)                                    760-Primary   
760-Accessory


Multiple-family units (elderly)
Minimum lot size (base + sq ft per unit)
15,000 + 10,000
Minimum front lot width (base + feet per unit)
100 + 10
Maximum lot coverage (% of lot area)
30%
Minimum front yard (feet from street edge)
40-Primary                                    40-Accessary
Minimum side yard (base + feet per unit)
10 + 1-Primary
10 + 1-Accessory
Minimum rear yard (feet from property line
25-Primary Use                              25-Accessory
Maximum structure height (number of stories)
2 1/2 Primary
2 ½-Accessory
Minimum floor space (sq ft of living space)
600

Other uses (nonresidential)
Minimum lot size (in square feet)
15,000
Minimum front lot width (in feet)                                                100
Maximum lot coverage (% of lot area)
30%
Minimum front yard (feet from street edge)
40-Primary                                    40-Accessory
Minimum side yard (feet from property line)
10-Primary
10-Accessory
Minimum rear yard (feet from property line)
25-Primary
25-Accessory
Maximum structure height (number of stories)
2 ½
2 ½
Minimum floor space (square feet) 

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, no commercial or retail structure shall exceed 1500 square feet in size.

Section 4 – Severability The invalidity or unenforceability of any section, subsection paragraph, sentence, clause, provision, or phrase of the aforementioned sections, as declared by the valid judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, provision, or phrase, which shall remain in full force and effect.
Section 5 – Conflict                    In the event of conflict between existing provisions and this law, the provisions of this law shall prevail. Inconsistent provisions of existing law are deemed repealed.
Section 7– Effective Date:       This Local Law shall be effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the Town Board will consider all matters related to SEQR at the hearing.

All interested parties will be heard and may submit written comments to the Town Clerk’s Office in advance of the Public Hearing. 
 
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Public Hearing-Amending Local Law No. 2 of 1995, "Zoning Law of the Town of Pomfret", and amending Local law No. 2 of 2014 adopting the Code of the Town of Pomfret

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Where: 9 Day Street, Fredonia

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Town Board of the Town or Pomfret will hold a Public Hearing on June 8, 2022 at 6:15 pm at the Town Hall 9 Day Street, Fredonia New York regarding the adoption of a Proposed Local Law of the Town of Pomfret for 2022 to Amend Local Law No. 2 of the year 1995 entitled, “The Zoning Law of the Town of Pomfret”, and amending Local Law No. 2 of the year 2014, adopting the Code of the Town of Pomfret.  


Section 1 – Intent:  
The Town Board of the Town of Pomfret does desire to

create and define a (B-1) Neighborhood Business District in accordance with Section 300-15.  This new zoning district determination is made by the Town Board upon review and recommendation of the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret.
 
Section 2 – Authority:
The Town Board in enacting this Local Law is exercising

Authority granted to it under the Constitution of the State of New York, the Town Law, General Municipal Law, and Municipal Home Rule Laws of the State of New York to enact provisions providing for the health, safety, welfare, and use of property and protection of property as provided therein.  Further, it is the intention of the Town Board to exercise the authority granted to it under Article 3 of the Pomfret Code, Section 300-7 and 300-8 to amend the definition of Zoning Districts and Zoning Map in the Town of Pomfret for this newly formed and defined Neighborhood Business (B-1) District.

Section 3 – Boundaries of Neighborhood Business (B-1) District:
That part of the Town of Pomfret to the North of New York State Route 5, commencing at the intersection of New York State Route 5 and Van Buren Bay Drive, running thence West along New York State Route 5 to the Town of Pomfret-Town of Portland boundary line to a depth of 100 feet from the northerly bounds of New York State Route 5 right-of-way. 

On the south side of New York State Route 5, commencing at the boundary line of the Town of Dunkirk-Town of Pomfret, running thence West along New York State Route 5 to the Town of Pomfret-Town of Portland boundary line, to a depth of 100 feet from the southerly bounds of New York State Route 5 right-of-way.

The premises found within this newly created district were formerly zoned R-3 Lakeside Residential; the District is now and shall henceforth be regulated as provided in B-1 Neighborhood Business District.

Section 4 – Severability   
The invalidity or unenforceability of any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, provision, or phrase of the aforementioned sections, as declared by the valid judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, provision, or phrase, which shall remain in full force and effect.


Section 5 – Conflict
In the event of conflict between existing provisions and this law, the provisions of this law shall prevail.

Section 7– Effective Date: 
This Local Law shall be effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the Town Board will consider all matters related to SEQR at the hearing.

All interested parties will be heard and may submit written comments to the Town Clerk’s Office in advance of the Public Hearing. 
 
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Regular Town Board Meeting

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Where: 9 Day Street, Fredonia

Agenda to follow...
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Pomfret Offices Closed-Juneteenth 

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Where: 9 Day Street, Fredonia

Town of Pomfret Offices Closed in observance of Juneteenth Holiday