Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings


  • 7:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
  • Town Board Meeting Room
    1002 Ridge Rd.
    Webster, NY 14580

Current Town Zoning Map:  PDF LINK


Agendas 


Agendas are available prior to board meetings.


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Members:


  • Jamie Newtown, Chairperson
  • John Demarco, Deputy Town Attorney and Counsel to the Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Barry Barone
  • Grif Stappenbeck
  • Corrine Volo
  • Don Hauza


The Zoning Board of Appeals is granted two appellate functions: 
1.  review of applications for use and area variances
2.  power to render interpretations of the zoning regulations.

Guidelines for Applicants to the Zoning Board of Appeals (NYS Document) :  PDF LINK


Responsibilities of a Zoning Board Member:

Members are appointed to serve a term of five years.

Each member of the Zoning Board of Appeals shall attend a minimum of four (4) hours of NYS required training courses each year, measured during the period from January 1 to December 31.

Members of the Zoning Board of Appeals shall attend a minimum of eighty (80) percent of the regular meetings of such board held each year between January 1 and December 31.

Preparation for bi-weekly board meetings will include reviewing project materials and conducting site visits.


For more information on the role and responsibilities of a Zoning Board Member:
https://dos.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2019/05/guidetoplanningandzoninglaws.pdf


Alternate Zoning Board Member:

- Appointed to serve a term of 3 years (per Town Code section 52-2)
- Will serve at board meetings when a member is absent or unable to participate on an application or matter before the Zoning Board  
- When so designated by the Chairman, the alternate member shall possess all the powers and responsibilities of such member of the Zoning Board
- Must attend required NYS training courses (4 hours per year)
- Will be expected to prepare for the bi-weekly meetings by reviewing project documents and completing site visits


Board Schedule:

2021 PB and ZBA Schedule