Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes
April 26, 2017
Present: Tim Young, Chairman
Also present: William Westfield, Yvonne Westfield, Mike Voti
A public hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Busti was held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Busti Administration Building, 125 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood, New York, to consider the following applications:
Application of Michael Voti, 691 Creek Road, Jamestown, New York for an area variance for a garage addition. Property is owned by him and known as Section 437.00, Block 1, Lot 24 of the official tax map of the Town of Busti. Property is in the Conservation/Agricultural District. The Board reviewed the balancing test and determined that the benefit to the applicant outweighed any detriment to the neighborhood. Douglas Hooper made a motion to grant the application of Michael Voti to build a 14’ x 32’ single story, enclosed addition to the existing garage. Addition is to be no closer than 21’ to the south property boundary. Seconded by Gary Starr. All aye. Carried.
Application of William Westfield, West Seneca, New York for an area variance for a deck addition on property owned by him, located at 2444 Keller Road, Ashville, New York, and known as Section 367.20, Block 2, Lots 15 and 16 of the official tax map of the Town of Busti. Property is in the Multi-Family Residential District. The Board reviewed the balancing test and determined that the benefit to the applicant outweighed any detriment to the neighborhood. Gary Starr made a motion to grant the application of William Westfield to extend the existing deck by 4’ on each side and add a roof over the deck, all of which must be removable due to the spoils area. Variance is granted for lot size and lot width. Seconded by Tim Young. All aye. Carried.
Upon motion made by Tim Young, the meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
Susan Huffman, Deputy Town Clerk