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Planning and Development is responsible for overseeing the activities of the Building Code Administration as well as the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

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Donald Boyajian, Jr., Esq.

Legal Counsel

Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko

Debby Russell

Secretary

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Charles Fusco, Zoning Board Chairman

PH: 518.235.3985

 

town of waterford zoning board

The Zoning Board of Appeals is comprised of five members, to serve for overlapping five-year terms. The Chairman shall be one of the five members and shall be designated as such by the Town Board annually. Vacancies shall be filled in like manner; provided, however, an unexpired term shall be filled for such unexpired term only. The Zoning Board of Appeals has jurisdiction over residential and commercial special use permits and variances; and interprets the zoning code as set forth in regulations found within Chapters 161 (Zoning) and A167 (Zoning Board of Appeals Rules and Regulations) of the Waterford Town Code. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month at Town Hall at 6:30 PM.

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MEMBER SINCE:

TERM EXPIRES:

Charles Fusco

Chairman

January 2003

December 2019

Carl Benoit

Member

January 1993

December 2023

William Fredette

Member

January 2000

December 2023

Paul McInerney

Member

December 2012

December 2020

Joseph Senecal

Member

December 2016

December 2022

Vacant

Alternate Member

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Below are excerpts from the Town of Waterford code, specifically those that Town Planning and the Town Planning Board adhere to.

This chapter shall apply to the appointment, terms, functions and powers of alternate members appointed to serve on the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals in the Town of Waterford.

This chapter specifies the number of Town Planning Board members, their terms of office and the manner of their appointment.

Zoning Board of Appeals

For the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, morals, comfort and general welfare; conserving and protecting property and property values; securing the most appropriate use of land; lessening or avoiding congestion in the public streets and highways; and facilitating adequate but economical provision of public improvements, all in accordance with a Comprehensive Plan, the Town Board finds it necessary and advisable to regulate the location, size and use of buildings and other structures; percentages of lot area which may be occupied; setback building lines; sizes of yards, courts and other open spaces; and the use of land for trade, industry, residences, recreation or other purposes, and for such purpose, divides the unincorporated area of the Town into districts or zones. Said districts are bounded and defined as shown on a map entitled "Zoning Map of the Town of Waterford, Saratoga County, New York," adopted February 2, 2004, and certified by the Town Clerk, which accompanies as Appendix A and which with all explanatory matter thereon, is hereby made a part of this chapter.

Zoning

The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Waterford shall be governed by the provisions of all applicable state statutes, local laws, ordinances and these rules.

Zoning Board of Appeals Rules and Regulations

 
 
 
 

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TOWN SUPERVISOR: 518.235.8184
TOWN CLERK: 518.235.8282
TOWN COURT: 518.237.6788
TOWN POLICE: 518.237.3341
TOWN SUPERVISOR: JACK E. LAWLER
TOWN CLERK: MARY SHANNON CARRIGAN
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