Pomfret Planning Board

James Joy-Chairman
Rob Smith
Heather Lesch
Vacancy
Robert Dando


-The Town Planning Board shall have the following duties with respect to the Town of Pomfret Zoning Law:
   A:  Recommendations
       1.  Optional Recommendations - The Town Planning
            Board shall submit reports within thirty (30) days
            after referral on any "optional" matter referred
            to  it, with respect to the Town of Pomfret Zoning
            Law.
       2.  Mandatory Recommendations - The Town Planning
            Board shall submit recommendations to the
            appropriate Board on all applications for:
               a.  all Special Use Permits under the jurisdiction
                    of the Municipal Board;
               b.  any Special Use Permits which the Zoning
                    Board of Appeals chooses to refer to the
                    Planning Board; and
               c.  Zoning Amendments
  B.  Review of the Zoning Law - To review the Zoning
       Laws at least every five (5) years and make
       written recommendations for amendments,
       should they be necessary.
 

Planning  Board Meetings

Town of Pomfret Planning Board meetings for 2024 are scheduled for the first Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. except where indicated (*):

2024:
April 15th
May 6th
June 3rd
July 1st
August 5th
September 9th
October 7th
November 4th
December 2nd

Planning  Resolutions

March 7, 2023-#2 of 2023

WHEREAS, Robert Ellis, owner of property located at 4340 Bacheller Hill Rd, Stockton, NY 14784 (SBL: 181.00-1-42, 181.00-1-43), did present for approval pursuant to Local Law of the Town of Pomfret an application for a Minor Subdivision in said Town, and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret finds that the application for a minor subdivision is complete and that it includes a survey made by Matthew G. White, PLS 611 Clymer Hill Rd, Clymer, NY 14724, a licensed land surveyor in the State of New York showing the proposed subdivision of the lot, and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret did review said application at a regularly scheduled Public Hearing of said Board and determined that the subdivision of the; one consisting of 40 vacant acres, the other consisting of the remaining five vacant acres was conforming and therefore possible to subdivide into lot 1 Area=11.483 acres, lot 2 Area =24.322 acres and lot 3 Area=9.182.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the request for a minor subdivision of the one parcel of land owned by Robert Ellis, owner of property located at 4340 Bacheller Hill Rd, Stockton, NY 14784, with an original (SBL: 181.00-1-42, 181.00-1-43), in the Town of Pomfret, County of Chautauqua, to be conformed consisting of 40 acres, and the remaining five acres be subdivided into lot 1 Area=11.483 acres, lot 2 Area =24.322 acres and lot 3 Area=9.182.
Motion made by Jim Joy seconded by Heather Lesch with the following conditions:
 
  •  The Subdivision of all portions of this land shall be recorded by deed in the County of Chautauqua within 90 days of the date of filing of this resolution
The resolution passed at a duly called Public Hearing of the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret on the 6th day of March, 2023.  By the following roll call vote:

Jim Joy                        YES
Rob Smith                  YES
Janet Szymanski         YES
Heather Lesch            YES

June 5, 2023-#3 of 23
MINOR SUBDIVISION RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, Chad Bongiovanni, owner of property located adjacent to 9686 Seymour Rd, Fredonia, NY (SBL: 130.00-3-4.1), did present for approval pursuant to Local Law of the Town of Pomfret an application for a minor subdivision in said Town, and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret finds that the application for a minor subdivision is complete and that it includes a survey made by, GPI Greenman-Pederen, Inc., 200 Harrison St., Suite H2, Jamestown, licensed land surveyor in the State of New York showing the proposed subdivision of the lot, and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret did review said application at a regularly scheduled public meeting of said Board and determined that the subdivision of the 9.6-acre parcel into two lots, one consisting of 3.88 acres and the other consisting of the remaining 5.6 vacant acres was conforming and therefore possible.  

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the request for minor subdivision of the 9.6-acre parcel of vacant land owned by Chad Bongiovanni and located adjacent to 9686 Seymour Rd, Fredonia, New York, with an original SBL of 130.00-3-4.1, in the Town of Pomfret, County of Chautauqua, into two parcels consisting of 3.88 acres, and the remaining 5.6 acres be and the same is hereby approved.  Motion made by Heather Lesch and seconded by Rob Smith –with the following conditions:
  •  The sub-division of all portions of this land shall be recorded by deed in the County of Chautauqua within 90 days of the date of filing of this resolution.
The resolution passed at a public hearing of the Planning Board of the Town of Pomfret on the 5th day of June 2023.  By the following roll call vote:

Jim Joy                        AYE
Robert Dando            AYE
Rob Smith                  AYE
Janet Szymanski         AYE
Heather Lesch            ABSENT