20210112 - Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda




        Tuesday, January 12, 2021

        7:30 P.M.



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Call to order


Pledge of Allegiance


Statement required by the Open Public Meeting Act “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a posting on the bulletin board in the Village Hall, by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record and by submission to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including date and time of this meeting”.


Please note: A curfew of 11:00 PM is strictly adhered to by the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Village of Ridgewood. No new matter involving an Applicant will be started after 10:30 PM. At 10:00 PM the Chairman will make a determination and advise Applicants as to whether they will be heard. If an Applicant cannot be heard because of the lateness of the hour, the matter will be carried over to a future meeting to be determined by the Board at 10:00


Roll call


Approval of minutes:              December 8, 2020


Non-agenda items:


Board member comments


Members of the public comments

AGENDA – CONTINUATION                                                                January 12, 2021


Public hearings


Old Business:


YMCA – An application for preliminary and final major site plan approval, use variance and variance approval to build a playground at the front of the YMCA building which would result in a use variance to permit the proposed playground in a residential district, which is not permitted; maximum freestanding wall height of 5 feet, where 4 feet is permitted; maximum retaining wall with barrier height of 6.5 feet, where 4 feet is permitted; accessory structure not permitted in a front yard; and less than 10 foot accessory structure separation from principal building required at 112 N. Oak Street, Block 2009, Lot 1, in the C “Commercial” and R-2 Zones. (Continued from November 10, 2020 without further notice)


Resolution memorialization:              Sullivan, 395 Albin Court

                                                            Martinez, 659 Wall Street



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