Hearing - 06/15/2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF APPEALS

Pursuant to New York State Town Law Article 16, New York State Public Officers Law Article 7, and the Town of Hempstead Building Zone Ordinance, NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Town of Hempstead will hold a public hearing in the Town Meeting Pavilion, Town Hall Plaza, One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York on 6/15/22 at 9:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to consider the following applications and appeals:


THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 9:30 A.M.

440/22. - 442/22. MERRICK - Merrick Woods Country Day School, Inc., Renewal of grants: maintain single-faced detached ground sign; overall size 34 sq. ft., clearance 5' from grade to bottom of sign, setback 6'8" from Merrick Ave. & not expressly permitted in a residence "B" district; Maintain 2nd double-faced detached ground sign; clearance 6' from grade to bottom of sign, setback 0' from Merrick Ave. & not expressly permitted in a residence "B" district; Maintain 3rd double-faced detached ground sign; clearance 6' from grade to bottom of sign, setback 0' from Merrick Ave. & not expressly permitted in a residence "B" district., E/s Merrick Ave., 125.32' N/o Tulip Ave. running thru to Little Whaleneck Rd., a/k/a 1075 Merrick Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 443/22. FRANKLIN SQUARE - Jagpreet Singh & Harminder Singh, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling., N/E cor. Catherine Ave. & Russell St., a/k/a 69 Catherine Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 444/22. UNIONDALE - Ana Reyes-Aguilar, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling., E/s Park Pl., 165' N/o Park Ave., a/k/a 843 Park Pl. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 446/22. WOODMERE - Avihu Gerafi, Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence forward of dwelling on Keel Pl. which may substantially obstruct line of sight., S/E cor. Keel Pl. & Halyard Rd., a/k/a 11 Keel Pl. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 447/22. ROOSEVELT - Tanya T. Green, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling., S/W cor. Abbott Pl. & Whitehouse Ave., a/k/a 75 Whitehouse Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

448/22. LEVITTOWN - Purnima Kothari, Renewal of grant to maintain non-resident doctor's office., N/W cor. Jerusalem Ave. & Heather La., a/k/a 54 Heather La. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 445/22. BELLMORE - Robert Warnke, Install pool not permitted in the front yard, with less than required front yard setback on Wilson Ave., N/W cor. Lawrence Ct. & Wilson Ave., a/k/a 940 Lawrence Ct. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 449/22. OCEANSIDE - Michael Potapchuk, Variances, side yard, side yards aggregate, construct 1-story addition attached to dwelling., E/s Park Ave., 60' S/o Niles St., a/k/a 3377 Park Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 450/22. - 452/22. MERRICK - Chris Seaman, Variances, lot area occupied, front yard average setback, construct 1-story & 2nd story additions & open porch, all attached to dwelling; Variance, side yard, maintain a/c unit attached to dwelling; Maintain 6' high PVC fence forward of the dwelling which may substantially obstruct line of sight., W/s Maeder Ave., 200' S/o William St., a/k/a 111 Maeder Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 453/22. FRANKLIN SQUARE - Michael Coven, Variance, front yard average setback, construct 1-story addition & covered porch both attached to dwelling., S/s Adonia St., 128.06' E/o Caryl St.,  a/k/a 687 Adonia St. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 454/22. NR VALLEY STREAM - Ikhwan Rafeek, Variance, height, maintain 2nd story attached to dwelling., W/s Jasmine La., 171' S/o Eastwood La., a/k/a 14 Jasmine La. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 455/22. HEWLETT - Nina Oralevich, Variance, front yard average setback, maintain addition & portico both attached to dwelling., W/s Daub Ave., 700.71' N/o West Broadway,  a/k/a 365 Daub Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

456/22. WANTAGH - Lisa Weinstein, Variance, side yard, maintain a/c unit attached to dwelling., W/s Mandalay Beach Rd., 248' N/o Riverside Dr.,   a/k/a 2994 Mandalay Beach Rd. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

457/22. WEST HEMPSTEAD - Yan Estrada, Variance, lot area occupied, construct deck attached to dwelling., N/s Trinity Pl., 242.5’ W/o Westminster Rd., a/k/a 166 Trinity Pl. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 458/22.  NR GARDEN CITY - Global Montello Group Corp. d/b/a Gulf, Install/Replace double-faced, illuminated, detached pylon sign with price sign attached thereto (not permitted), overall size 80 sq. ft., 40 sq. ft. per face; overall height 18’8”, clearance 4’ – 7.75” from grade to bottom of sign; setback 2’3” from Nassau Blvd. & not permitted in clear site triangle., N/W cor. Nassau Blvd. & Princeton Ave., a/k/a 347 Nassau Blvd. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

459/22.  EAST MEADOW - Timothy & Laura Moran, Variance, front yard average setback, construct open porch attached to dwelling., E/s Barbara Dr., 208.87’ E/o Ava Dr., a/k/a 116 Barbara Dr. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 9:30 A.M. ADJOURNMENTS

355/22. - 356/22. NR ROCKVILLE CENTRE - Soheir Habib, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kitchen); Variances, lot area occupied, front yard average setback, construct 2nd story addition with balcony & roofed over open porch both attached to dwelling., W/s Waterview Dr., 220' S/o Pershing Blvd., a/k/a 1282 Waterview Dr. N.C.P.C. Local Determination. Adjourned from 5/11/22 – Cases not heard.

11:00 A.M. REOPENING

692/21. WOODMERE - Veronica Khaimov, Variances, lot area occupied, side yards aggregate, construct 3-story dwelling & garage (demolish existing dwelling)., E/s Derby Ave., 620’ N/o Ibsen St., a/k/a 564 Derby Ave.  Being reopened to consider additional variance

11:00 A.M. ADJOURNMENT

289/22. WOODMERE – Steven Alexander, Install pool with less than required front yard setback on Emerson St. & install 6’ high pool enclosure larger than pool installation area forward of dwelling on Barnard Ave., S/W cor. Barnard Ave. & Emerson St., a/k/a 369 Barnard Ave. N.C.P.C. Local Determination. Adjourned from 4/6/22 – Partial testimony taken. Adjourned from 5/11/22 – Case not heard.

1034/16. POINT LOOKOUT - John & Lynn Sullivan, Variances, height, lot area occupied, front yard average setback, side yards aggregate, rear yard, construct 3-story dwelling with garages., N/s Bayside Dr., 120' W/o Freeport Ave. Reopen to consider extension of time request.
 Adjourned from 6/8/22 – Case not heard.


THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M.

460/22. LEVITTOWN - Safeguard Properties II, Inc., Variances, height, maintain existing building (radiology office) on a lesser lot, reconfigure parking lot with insufficient maneuvering aisle & access driveway width for two way traffic., N/s Hempstead Tpke., 1487.84' E/o Grassy La., a/k/a 3235 Hempstead Tpke. S.E.Q.R. determination not made. N.C.P.C. being held in abeyance pending additional information. TO BE ADJOURNED.

 461/22. LEVITTOWN - Safeguard Properties II, Inc., Special exception for proposed self-storage facility, variances, height exceeds number of stories, construct 3-story building; waive off-street parking with insufficient maneuvering aisle & access driveway width for two way traffic on a lesser lot., N/s Hempstead Tpke., 285.31' W/o Jerusalem Ave. S.E.Q.R. determination not made. N.C.P.C. being held in abeyance pending additional information.

 462/22. - 463/22. ELMONT - Casa Umberto Inc. d/b/a King Umberto, Use variance, maintain restaurant addition, a portion of which is in a residence "C" district, variances, lot area occupied, front yard setback on Journal Ave., side yard, rear yard, maintain addition, canopy & 6' high fence on Journal Ave. in a residence "C" district, variances, lot area occupied, floor area ratio & front yard setback on Journal Ave., maintain addition & canopy in HT-E,HB district all attached to existing restaurant; Use variance for outdoor dining in a residence "C" district; special exception for outdoor dining in HT-E,HB district., S/E cor. Hempstead Tpke. & Meacham Ave. running thru to Journal Ave., a/k/a 1339 Hempstead Tpke. S.E.Q.R. determination not made. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

464/22. - 466/22. SEAFORD - Henrietta Hoppl, Donjoette Restaurant Corp. d/b/a White Whale, 
Special exception to maintain deck for outdoor dining & parking in the front yard setback on Ocean Ave., variance in off-street parking with insufficient stall size & maneuvering aisle; Special exception to maintain refrigerated trailer as accessory use to existing restaurant; Special exception to maintain storage trailer as accessory use to existing restaurant with variances for front yard setback on Ocean Ave & rear yard setback., S/W cor. Bayview St. & Ocean Ave., a/k/a 3580 Bayview St. S.E.Q.R. determination not made. N.C.P.C. Local determination.

 467/22.  BALDWIN – Baldwin Harbor Associates, Install double-faced, illuminated, detached ground sign, 80.38 sq. ft. per face (overall size 160.76 sq. ft.), overall height 21’8”; clearance 6’11” from grade to bottom of sign (remove existing sign)., N/E cor. Atlantic Ave. & Grand Blvd., a/k/a 905-951 Atlantic Ave. N.C.P.C. Local determination.


ALL PAPERS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE HEARING ARE AVAILABLE FOR  INSPECTION AT THE BOARD OF APPEALS, TOWN HALL, 1 WASHINGTON STREET, HEMPSTEAD, NY 11550.

 The internet address of the website streaming for this meeting is https://hempsteadny.gov/576/Live-Streaming-Video

Interested parties may appear at the above time and place.   At the call of the Chairman, the Board will consider decisions on the foregoing and those on the Reserve Decision calendar and such other matters as may properly come before it.  

By order of the Board of Appeals,
David P. Weiss, Chairman
Albert Jaegers, Secretary