Public Hearings: The Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point

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The Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, September 13, 2021, at the Village Hall, 32 Steppingstone Lane, Kings Point, New York 11024, with respect to Bills 11A, 12A, 13 of 2021, which read as follows:1. Bill 11A of 2021, a local law prohibiting certain rentals in the Village of Kings Point. Be it enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point.Section 1. Subsection A, of § 122-5, Application for rental occupancy permit, of Chapter 122, Rental Dwelling Unit Registration, of the Code of the Village of Kings Point is hereby amended by adding a new subdivision 7, to read as follows:ì(7) A certification that the dwelling unit shall only be occupied by one family.îSection 2. Article V, Provisions Applicable to All Districts, of Chapter 161, Zoning, of said Code is hereby amended by adding a new §161-21.1, to read as follows:ì§161-21.1. †Prohibited rentals.No portion of a premises that have been improved with a single-family dwelling, including, but not limited to any building or other structure thereon, may be rented. †The intent being that the entire premises may be rented as a whole if a rental occupancy permit pursuant to chapter 122 of this Code is obtained; however, a swimming pool, tennis court, garage, or other building or structure, and/or the vacant grounds, whether with or without the joint use of the premises, may not be rented while another family remains as the tenants. †The term ìrentî as used in this section, means a return in money, property, or other valuable consideration, including, but not limited to, payment in kind or services or other thing of value.îSection 3. Effective date. †This local law shall take effect immediately. 2. Bill 12A of 2021, a local law modifying the provisions of Chapter 161 of the Code of the Village of Kings Point with regard to shoreline yards, heights of flat roofs, and flag lots.Be it enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point.Section 1. The definition of Shoreline Yard in § 161-3, Definitions, of Chapter 161, Zoning, of the Code of the Village of Kings Point, is hereby amended to read as follows: SHORELINE YARDAn open, unoccupied space extending across the full width of the lot above the mean-high-water line, measured from and parallel to all abutting shorelines, the greater of the following distances:A. sixty feet; orB. the average setback from the shoreline of the main buildings on the adjacent lots which abut the shoreline, within a distance of 200 feet.Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the setback be greater than the shoreline setback of an existing single-family dwelling on the same lot.îSection 2. The first sentence of subsection A, of §161-30.4, Height limitations, of said Chapter 161, is hereby amended to read as follows: No building with a flat roof shall exceed 28 feet in height, except as provided in subsection D hereof.îSection 3. Subsection D, of said § 161-30.4, is hereby amended to read as follows:ìD. The Architectural and Preliminary Site Review Board, in its sole discretion, has the authority to modify the height restrictions of Subsection A of this section to the extent set forth below, so long as the overall appearance of the proposed structure will continue to meet the standards for approval set forth in this chapter and would aesthetically enhance the community by such modification:(1) With regard to finials and other decorative elements;(2) With regard to a roof, other than a flat roof, so long as the peak of such roof shall not exceed 40 feet;(3) With regard to a flat roof, up 30 feet, so long as not more than 60% of the roof does not exceed 28 feet.In the event that a modification is granted for the height of the roof, the Board may modify the height restrictions with regard to the chimneys for such dwelling to assure compliance with any minimum clearance between the roof and the top of the chimney that may be required by any New York State Building and Fire Code requirements or other safety considerations, or to complement the style or enhance the aesthetics of the proposed dwelling.îSection 4. †Article V, Provisions Applicable to All Districts, of said Code, is hereby amended by adding a new ß 161-36.5, to read as follows:ìß 161-36.5. †Flag lots.Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the development of a lot for a single-family dwelling shall be permitted so long as it has street frontage of not less than 40 feet and a continuous lot width from the street of not less than 40 feet to a point at which the lot would widens to the extent that, excluding the former described narrower width, the lot meets all of the required lot width, lot depth, and lot area requirements to construct a single-family dwelling in that zoning district.îSection 5. Effective date. †This local law shall take effect immediately.3. †Bill 13 of 2021, a local law amending ß5-4, Withholding the processing of applications, of the Code of the Village of Kings Point.Be it enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point.Section 1. †Subsection D, of ß 5-4, Withholding the processing of applications, of the Code of the Village of Kings Point, is hereby amended by adding a new subdivision 3, to read as follows:ì3. The Superintendent of the Building Departments, in the Superintendentís sole discretion, grants a waiver from such prohibition. Among the criteria the Superintendent may consider in determining whether or not to grant such a waiver are life safety issues, if the applicant is acting in good faith and with due diligence to cure the violations, or presents a case of hardship, similar to that required for a use variance before the Board of Appeals.îSection 2. Effective date. †This local law shall take effect immediately.Persons who may suffer from a disability, which would prevent them fromparticipating in said hearing, should notify Gomie Persaud, Village Clerk-Treasurer, at (516) 504-1000 in sufficient time to permit such arrangements to be made to enable such persons to participate in said hearing.Dated: †Kings Point, New York

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

August 26, 2021VILLAGE OF KINGS POINT

Gomie Persaud, Village Clerk-Treasurer