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: [email protected]