Category Archives: Zoning and Planning

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GREENBURGH PROPOSES NEW ZONING DISTRICT FOR SENIORS THAT APPEARS TO VIOLATE FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING LAW BARRING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Oops, they’re about to do it again. Already facing a $26 million lawsuit for allegedly violating federal laws against making housing unavailable to families with children, the Town of Greenburgh last night considered a proposal unanimously approved by its planning … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH ZONING BOARD VOTES 4-3 TO APPROVE SHELBOURNE VARIANCES

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The Greenburgh Zoning Board of Appeals tonight voted 4-3 to approve granting Formation Shelbourne a 3000% variance to construct a 90-bed assisted living facility at a site in Edgemont that is more than a mile from where such facilities are … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH ZONING BOARD ADJOURNS HEARING ON SHELBOURNE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT AFTER GREENVILLE FIRE DISTRICT AGAIN DEMANDS INDEPENDENT INQUIRY

Not much went right Thursday night for the Greenburgh Zoning Board of Appeals or ZBA which held its first ever public hearing as “lead agency” to consider its proposal to issue a “conditional negative declaration” or CND finding no significant … Continue reading

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COURT RULES DEED RESTRICTION ON DROMORE BARS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING AS FEINER REDRAWS ZONING MAP TO ALLOW DROMORE PROPERTY FOR MULTIFAMILY USE

In a major victory for Edgemont’s cloistered nuns on Dromore Road, a New York state supreme court judge last month ruled that a century-old deed restriction barring construction of a “tenement or flat-house so-called” covers modern apartment buildings of the … Continue reading

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EDGEMONT INCORPORATION LEADER REJECTS FEINER OFFER TO SERVE ON GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD

A leader of the Edgemont incorporation committee yesterday rejected a surprise  offer from Town Supervisor Paul Feiner to be appointed to the Town’s Planning Board. Jeff Sherwin, who with two other Edgemont residents, Mark Rosenblatt and Jon Lewis, leads the … Continue reading