The plan to convert a five-bedroom home at 870 Love Lane into a 1,430-square-foot professional office with an 830-square-foot one-bedroom apartment on the second floor is moving forward.
The .75-acre property is zoned Residential Office. Changes to the exterior have not been proposed, except for enclosing an 8-by-12 porch and installing a new gravel driveway. READ
Five people spoke in support of Eastern Front Brewing Co. at a public hearing before the Southold Planning Board Monday evening. The Mattituck brewery is seeking site plan approval to reopen its Main Road tasting room.
“I own property here in Mattituck and I’m totally in favor of this application, so I hope you guys will take it into consideration,” said resident Mike Hughes. READ
Representatives for First Universalist Church of Southold met with the Southold Planning Board Monday to discuss moving forward with a site plan to rebuild the church, which burned down in March 2015.
The proposed site plan calls for the construction of a one-story, 6,816-square-foot place of worship with an existing parish house and single-family dwelling, which will remain. READ
About a year and a half after the Threes Brewing site plan was approved by the Southold Town Planning Board, property owner Jim Miller informed the board Monday that the brewery would not inhabit the Cutchogue space. READ
The public hearing process for Vineyard View has finally come to a close, after being proposed in December.
“The local approval process has helped us appreciate some of the concerns and sensitivities of the community,” Conifer Realty, LLC vice president Allen Handelman said. READ
During a Planning Board work session on Monday, assistant planner Mark Terry said the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation decided the applicant for Vineyard View will use the 2005 wetland boundary as opposed to the 2018 Board of Trustees wetland boundary.
It results in .13 acres of difference in area and a stormwater reconfiguration, however Allen Handelman, vice president of Conifer Realty, LLC, which is heading the project, said that the change shouldn’t affect much. READ
Brinkmann Hardware, a family-owned business with fives stores on Long Island, including VanKemenade Paint in Jamesport, has submitted a site plan for a new store to the Planning Board for further review, despite having faced an unwelcoming crowd in September at a Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association meeting. READ
A proposed 50-unit affordable rental project in Greenport received positive feedback from residents who spoke at the Southold Town Planning Board’s public hearing Monday. But concerns were raised about traffic, the environment and what “affordable” really means. READ
The former home of Robert’s Jewelers has been proposed for conversion to a 16-seat restaurant, according to an application before the Southold Town Planning Board. READ
About a dozen Orient residents gathered at Southold Town Hall Monday night for a Planning Board work session because the Tenedios Agricultural Barn site plan was on the agenda. The plan calls for an 8,664-square-foot building to house livestock and store feed, supplies and farm equipment on 34.5 acres of farmland owned by Fresh & Co. READ