The Southold Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday upheld a notice of disapproval issued last December that the Sports East facility proposed for Mattituck did not meet the definition of a membership club.
The use for such a facility is not permitted in the proposed site’s zoning, the board upheld.
The Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals has decided to keep the public hearing for Sports East open for two more weeks.
Croteaux Vineyards is seeking approval from the Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals to continue winery operations, which have been underway at the South Harbor Road business for nearly a decade.
Developer Paul Pawlowski spoke with The Suffolk Times following the Southold ZBA’s Sports East decision on Thursday. He requested that his comments be published in their entirety. Here is his full statement:
The Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals has ruled that Sports East does not meet the town code definition of an annual membership club, a significant blow to the chances the Mattituck athletic facility will ever be built.
Nearly three months after a multi-sport athletic facility proposed for Main Road in Mattituck was seemingly left for dead, the project is getting a second lease on life.
The owner of a small marina off Peconic Bay Boulevard in Laurel has filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court seeking to overturn a recent Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals ruling that prohibits him from docking boats there that are longer than 20 feet.
If the Southold Town code never put any restrictions on the renting of single-family homes before a 2015 ban on stays of fewer than 14 nights, then prior short-term rentals were:
a) illegal because nothing in the code said they were legal or
b) legal because nothing in the code said they were illegal.