INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK

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INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 80 Hicks Lane (Section 1 /Block 92/Lot 26) PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Great Neck shall hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 7:30PM, at Village Hall, 767 Middle Neck Rd, Great Neck, NY to hear the application of Dayu Li, owner, represented by Edna Guilor, architect, for the premises at 80 Hicks Lane in Great Neck. The applicant is seeking site plan approval and the following variance(s) from the Village Zoning Codes in connection with the application to construct a single-family dwelling: 1. §575-51 Population Density and Street Frontage A. No single-family dwelling shall be constructed on or occupy an interior lot having an area of less than 6,000 square feet or having a street frontage of less than 60 feet. The lot in question has a 50-foot street frontage, whereas a minimum of a 60 foot street frontage is required. A variance of 10 feet is requested. 2. §575-168 Facades of Single-Family Dwellings 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 bump-outs are 1.5’ deep, whereas a minimum of 2 feet is required. A variance of .5 feet is requested. 3. §575-170.2 Outdoor Compressors F. Notwithstanding anything in Subsections B through E of this section to the contrary, outdoor compressors used in connection with air-conditioning systems shall be permitted as of right in a side yard so long as they meet all of the following conditions: (4) They are maintained in good operating condition at all times to assure that they do not produce a continuous airborne sound level in excess of 60 dBA. The maximum compressors decibels is 60, whereas 75 and 77 are proposed, which is 15 decibels and 17 decibels more than allowed. 4. §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. A minimum side yard of 8 feet is required, whereas 5.5 feet are provided. A variance of 2.5 feet is requested. 5. §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. A minimum aggregate side yard of 20 feet is required, whereas 17 feet are provided. A variance of 3 feet is requested. 6. §575-53 Lot Width and Lot Depth A. On an interior lot: (1) A minimum lot width of 60 feet shall be maintained from the street line for the first 100 feet of lot depth or 30 feet beyond that point of construction of the principal building that is farthest from the street line, whichever distance is greater. (2) There shall be a minimum depth of 100 feet. A minimum lot width of 60 feet shall be maintained from the street line for the first 100 feet of lot depth, whereas a 50 foot width is proposed for the whole lot, which is 10 feet less than required. This gray area is better decided by the Board of Zoning Appeals. 7. §575-54 Lot Coverage Lot coverage on a residential lot in the Residence B District shall not exceed the following thresholds: C. Side yard coverage: 10% or, for corner plots, 40% (but in both cases exclusive of coverage by that portion of a driveway whose width does not exceed 20 feet). Maximum side yard coverage is 10% or 53.4 SF, whereas 85.6 SF are proposed. A variance of 32.2 SF is requested. The premises, also known as Section 1, Block 92, Lot 26 on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, are in the Residence B Zoning District. A copy of the application material is available for review in the Village of Great Neck Building Department, Village Hall, during regular business hours. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF APPEALS OF THE VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK DENNIS GROSSMAN, CHAIRMAN February 29, 2024

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