Zoning Code | Procedures - Zoning Permit

DescriptionA zoning permit is required prior to the establishment of those land uses specifically listed in Exhibit 7-1 (Land Use matrix) of the zoning code.

Application fee: none

Submittal deadline: None - applications can be submitted daily

Decision maker(s): Zoning administrator

Basis of decisionIn determining whether to issue a zoning permit or deny the permit, the zoning administrator shall determine whether the proposed use is consistent with this chapter and other town ordinances.

Review process:
  1. Submittal of application materials. The applicant shall submit a completed application and other required materials to the zoning administrator along with the application fee as may be established by the Town Board.
  2. Staff review. Within 10 days of receiving the application and other required materials, the zoning administrator shall either determine that the application is incomplete and notify the applicant, in writing, of the deficiencies and that the applicant has 3 months from the date of such determination to resubmit the application or forfeit the application fee, if any, or make a decision based on the decision criteria contained in this division to (i) approve the application, (ii) approve the application with conditions, or (iii) deny the application. The zoning administrator shall take no further steps to process the application until the deficiencies are remedied. The incomplete application shall be retained as a public record.
  3. Applicant notification. Within a reasonable time following his or her decision to approve or deny the application, the zoning administrator shall mail the decision notice to the applicant by regular mail.
  4. Public record copy. A duplicate copy of the decision notice shall be retained as a public record.