NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at 121 West Broadway, Port Jefferson, New York, by the Village Board of the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson TO AMEND SECTION 250-52(C)(1) OF THE VILLAGE CODE TO REMOVE WORK SESSION FEES FOR PLANNING BOARD APPLICATIONS, by proposed local law, a copy of which is on file at the Office of the Village Clerk.
At said Public Hearing any person interested will be given the opportunity to be heard.
Dated: August 23, 2013
Proposed Local Law No. ___ – 2013
AMENDING SECTION 250-52(C)(1) OF THE VILLAGE CODE TO REMOVE WORK SESSION FEES FOR PLANNING BOARD APPLICATIONS
Be it enacted by the Village Board of the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson:
The Code of the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson, County of Suffolk, New York, is amended by:
AMENDING Section 250-52(C)(1) of the Village Code which shall read as follows:
[New Language] [Language to be Deleted]
(1) Presubmission conference and work session.
(a) Prior to the submission of a site development plan, the applicant or a representative of the applicant shall meet in person with the Planning Board or its representative. The purpose of such meeting shall be to discuss the application to determine, among other things, which of the site development plan elements listed in Subsection D(1) shall be submitted to the Planning Board in order for the Planning Board to determine conformity with the provisions and intent of this chapter. No presubmission conference shall be scheduled until and unless a presubmission application form is completed in its entirety and submitted to the Planning Board, together with any fee required in the Table of Fees.
(b) In addition to the above, in all cases of commercial subdivisions and where otherwise required by the Director of Planning and Engineering of the Village, a work session will be scheduled at which the applicant and/or the applicant’s representative will be present to discuss said application with representatives of Village boards, departments, committees and all other municipal agencies, etc., having jurisdiction over said application (with the exception of the Zoning Board of Appeals). The purpose of any such work session will be to discuss and review the specifics of the application and to scope out a plan for a coordinated, comprehensive review of its impact on the Village and its residents. In determining whether such a work session shall be convened, the Director of Planning and Engineering shall take into account the nature of the proposed project, its cost, environmental impact, required variances and similar concerns. Within 14 days of notice to the applicant or the applicant’s representative of any determination by the Director of Planning and Engineering that such a work session is to take place, the applicant shall pay to the Village a work session fee in the sum of $1,500.
This Local Law shall take effect immediately.