Fees

Board of Appeals Fees


New fee rates are effective February 14, 2011. Applications to the Board of Appeals for any relief herein shall be accompanied by a fee as hereinafter provided:
  • For area variance applications involving fences, accessory structures or accessory buildings, alterations, or additions containing less than 200 square feet in floor area, the fee shall be $250.
  • For area variance applications involving fences, accessory structures or accessory buildings, alterations, or additions 200 square feet in floor area or more, the fee shall be $500.
  • For applications containing more than one request, each additional variance request shall have a fee of $250 (if under 200 square feet) and $500 (if 200 square feet or more).
  • For applications for interpretations on appeal from an order, decision, or determination of an administrative officer, the fee shall be $300 for each section of the Town Code for which an interpretation is requested.
  • For applications for variances from Town Law § 280-a (rights-of-way), the fee shall be $400.
  • For applications for rehearings, the fees shall be as follows:
    • A rehearing necessitated by an Amended Notice of Disapproval the fee shall be $250, plus $250 for each additional variance requested (under 200 square feet) and $500 for each additional variance requested (200 square feet or more).
    • Amended Decision requiring a hearing shall have a fee that is the same as the original application.
    • Reopening the record on an Appeal that has been closed shall have a fee that is the same as the original application.
    • A hearing that has been re-calendared because it was adjourned without a date shall have a fee of $250.
  • For applications for public entertainment and special events permits, the fee shall be $50.
  • For applications for a Special Exception Permit for a bed and breakfast, the fee shall be $750.
  • For applications for a Special Exception Permit for an accessory apartment located within an accessory structure, the fee shall be $500.
  • For all other Special Exception Permit applications involving property located in a residential zone, the fee shall be $750.
  • For all Special Exception Permit applications involving property located in a non-residential zone, the fee shall be $1,200.
  • For applications for a waiver of lot merger, the fee shall be $750.
  • For all applications for a use variance, the fee shall be $1,000.
  • For all applications for a variance of the provisions of Article XIX, Signs of this Chapter, the fee shall be $500 for each variance requested.
  • For applications for a Special Exception Permit for public utility structures and uses, the fee shall be $1,000.