Town of Copake Zoning Board of Appeals State Environmental Quality Review (SEQRA)

 

 

 

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF

FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (FEIS)

 

 

Date:                           May 26, 2016

Lead Agency:            Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Copake, NY

230 Mountain View Road

Copake, NY 12516

 

Applicant:                  Alon & Deanna Ben-Meir

372 Central Park West, Apartment 11-P

New York, NY  10025

This Notice is issued pursuant to Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law and Title 6 NYCRR Part 617, the Implementing Regulations pertaining to said Article, together known as the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”).

Action:                       Special use permit for a “Boardinghouse”

Location:                    2103 County Route 7A, Town of Copake, Columbia County, New York

Classification:           Unlisted Action

Description of Proposed Action:

The action involves an application to the Copake Zoning Board of Appeals for a special use permit to use an existing single-family residential structure in the vicinity of Upper Rhoda Pond in the Town of Copake as a “boardinghouse” (as the term is used in the Copake Zoning Code) for up to twelve short-term occupants. The owners propose to list the availability of the house on online services such as AirBnB and VRBO, and to rent the house out to groups for various periods of time, with rentals by the week likely to be typical.

Notice of Completion of Final EIS

The Zoning Board of the Town of Copake, Columbia County, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on an application by Alon and Deanna Ben-Meir for a special use permit for a “Boardinghouse” for up to twelve short-term occupants proposed to be located at 2103 County Route 7A, Town of Copake. The Final EIS is available from the Office of the Copake Town Clerk, 230 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY 12516 or at the Town of Copake website http://townofcopake.org/category/public-notices/.

Contact: Veronique Fabio, Secretary, Copake Zoning Board of Appeals, 230 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY 12516. Phone: (518)329-1234, ext. 7, email: copakezba@fairpoint.net

FEIS – 2103 7A