VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 56 Ruxton Road (Section 1/Block 102/Lot(s) 235)PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Great Neck shall hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 7:30PM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88356725404 or by calling 1 929 436 2866, Meeting ID 883 5672 5404. The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Great Neck shall hear the application of Frank Bendl, owner, represented by Phillip J. Sutter, architect, for the premises at 56 Ruxton Road in Great Neck. The applicants are seeking the following variance(s) from the Village Zoning Codes: 1. §Section 575-168 Facades of single-family dwellings. In a single-family dwelling: A. No horizontal plane of a front or side facade shall extend for more than 30 feet without a change or break in said plane of at least two feet in width. The horizontal plane of a front facade shall have at least one break of at least two feet in width, regardless of the overall width of the facade. The proposed side façades do not have the required 2-foot break on the horizontal plane. A variance is required. 2. §Section 575-168 Facades of single-family dwellings. In a single-family dwelling: B. No more than 75% of a two-story front or side facade shall be made in one vertical plane; the balance of said facade shall follow a vertical plane which is separated from the former plane by at least two feet. A projecting chimney shall not be considered a separation. The proposed north side façade does not have the required 2-foot vertical break for more than 75% of the façade. A variance is required. 3. §Section 575-52 Building Area and Floor Area Ratio A. For single-family dwelling use, the building area shall not exceed 30% of the lot area and, subject to any modifications required by § 575-167 of this chapter, the floor area ratio shall not exceed the limits hereinafter set forth. (1) On interior lots: 0.50 of the first 6,000 square feet of lot area; 0.20 of the lot area in excess of the first 6,000 square feet which is less than 100 feet from the street on which the lot abuts; and 0.10 of the lot area in excess of the first 6,000 square feet which is farther than 100 feet from said street. To the extent required, all of the area of the lot within 100 feet of the street on which the lot abuts must be included in the calculation of the first 6,000 square feet of lot area. The proposed new total floor area is 3,148.06 sq.ft., whereby 2,880 sq.ft. is allowed. A variance of 268.06 sq.ft. is required. 4. §Section 575-52 Building Area and Floor Area Ratio A. For single-family dwelling use, the building area shall not exceed 30% of the lot area and, subject to any modifications required by § 575-167 of this chapter, the floor area ratio shall not exceed the limits hereinafter set forth. The proposed building area is 1915.3 sq.ft, whereby 1800 sq.ft. is allowed. A variance of 115.3 sq.ft. is required. 5. §Section 575-169 Driveways A. Every driveway shall have an unobstructed minimum width of nine feet and be set back at least two feet from all side or rear lot lines. The proposed new portion of the driveway is 1-foot, 2-inches away from the property line, whereby 2-feet is required. A variance of 10 inches is required. 6. §Section 575-57 Side Yards A. On an interior lot, a single-family dwelling shall have two side yards, one on each side of the main building. The aggregate width of the two side yards shall not be less than 20 feet, plus 1/2 of the width of the lot in excess of 60 feet. No side yard shall have a width of less than eight feet, plus 2/5 of that portion of the minimum required aggregate width of both side yards in excess of 20 feet. Where practical, the wider of the two side yards shall be placed adjacent to the narrower of the side yards of an adjoining lot or lots. The proposed aggregate side yard is 19-feet, 2-inches whereby 20 feet is required. A variance of 0.8 feet is required. The premises also known as Section 1, Block 102, Lot 235 on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, and are located in the Residence B Zoning District. If anyone needs special accommodations for a disability, such person should contact the Village Clerk at least 5 days prior to the hearing. At said hearing, all parties and interests will be given an opportunity to be heard.BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF APPEALS OF THE VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK DENNIS GROSSMAN, CHAIRMAN June 15, 2021
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