PRESENT: Nancy La Bombard - Chairperson, Pat Flath, Todd Hall, Jens Sorensen, Judy Meagher

A public hearing before the Variance Board of the Town of Santa Clara, County of Franklin, State of New York was held on Tuesday, March 20, 2017, 7:00 PM at the Santa Clara Town Hall, Route 30, Saranac Inn, New York, to consider the following application.

Application of Gregory and Geraldine Bebernitz would require a variance because the property has approximately 99 feet of shoreline. A minimum of 200 feet of shoreline frontage is required, in the R-1 District. A variance of 99 feet (50%) from the shoreline frontage requirement is a necessary requirement in order to build a boathouse at your property. They wish to construct a Boathouse 448 sf and a dock 406 sf for a total of 854 sf. The proposed boathouse and dock do not need a variance. This variance would be on the applicant's property at 799 Bartlett Carry Road, Saranac Lake, NY 12983, Town of Santa Clara, Franklin County, New York, Tax Map 165200 463.-3-47.

The proposed variance is:

1. A variance from the minimum of 200 feet of shoreline frontage to 99 feet of shoreline frontage.

The Variance Committee Members having taken into consideration the benefit to the applicant, as weighed against the detriment to the health, safety and welfare of the neighborhood or community and having considered the five factors has DENIED the variance requested by Gregory and Geraldine Bebernitz.>

The decision does not preclude on our part any APA or other authoritative approval. It is the responsibility of the applicants or owners to contact other state, county and/or local agencies to secure any necessary permits.

Pam Martin Secretary

Town Of Santa Clara
5359 State Route 30  ·  Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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