Village of Greenport, NY
Suffolk County
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§ 150-32 Amendments authorized.

This chapter or any part thereof may be amended, supplemented or repealed from time to time by the Village Board on its own motion or upon recommendation by the Planning Board. Prior to public hearing, every such proposed amendment shall be referred by the Village Board to the Planning Board for a report. The Village Board shall not take action on any such amendment without such report from the Planning Board unless the Planning Board fails for any reason to render such report within 45 days after its next regularly scheduled meeting following the date of such referral.

§ 150-33 Report of Planning Board.

In making such report on a proposed amendment, the Planning Board shall make inquiry and determination concerning the items specified below:
A. 
Concerning a proposed amendment to or change in the text of this chapter:
(1) 
Whether such change is consistent with the aims and principles embodied in the chapter as to the particular districts concerned.
(2) 
Which areas, land uses, buildings and establishments in the Village will be directly affected by such change and in what way they will be affected.
(3) 
The indirect implications of such change in its effect on other regulations.
(4) 
Whether such proposed amendment is consistent with the aims of the comprehensive development plan of the Village.
B. 
Concerning a proposed amendment involving a change in the Zoning Map:
(1) 
Whether the uses permitted by the proposed change would be appropriate in the area concerned.
(2) 
Whether adequate public school facilities and other public services exist or can be created to serve the needs of any additional residences likely to be constructed as a result of such change.
(3) 
Whether the proposed change is in accord with any existing or proposed plans in the vicinity.
(4) 
The effect of the proposed amendment upon the growth of the Village as envisaged by the comprehensive development plan.
(5) 
Whether the proposed amendment is likely to result in an increase or decrease in the total zoned residential capacity of the Village and the probable effect thereof.

§ 150-34 Fee for zoning amendment petition.

[Amended 6-18-1987 by L.L. No. 5-1987]
Each petition for a zoning amendment shall be accompanied by a fee of $75 for residential; and $175 for commercial, payable to the Village Clerk upon the filing thereof. No fee shall be required for petitions filed in favor of or against a pending application.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Planning Board site plan review fees and wetland permits that were included in this section and were added 6-18-1987 by L.L. No. 5-1987, were moved to § 150-30 of this chapter. See Ch. 142, Wetlands, floodplains and drainage.

§ 150-35 Notice of hearing.

[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
By resolution adopted at a meeting of the Village Board, the Village Board shall fix the time and place of a public hearing on the proposed amendment and cause notice thereof to be given in accordance with the provisions of § 7-706 of the Village Law. All notices of public hearing shall specify the nature of any proposed amendment, the land or district affected and the date and place where the public hearing will be held. At least 10 days' notice of the time and place of such hearing shall be published in the official newspaper.

§ 150-36 Notification of certain officials.

A. 
Should any proposed amendment consist of or include either of the two following conditions, the Village Clerk shall transmit to the designated office or official a copy of the official notice of the public hearing not later than 10 days prior to the date of hearing:
(1) 
Any change in the boundaries of any district, which change would occur within a distance of one mile of a nuclear power plant or 500 feet of the boundary of any Village, town or county or any boundary of a state park or parkway.
(2) 
Any change in the regulations prescribed for any district, any portion of which is located within a distance of one mile of a nuclear power plant or 500 feet of the boundaries listed in Subsection A(1) above.
B. 
The designated official for counties shall be the Clerk of the County Legislature. In Villages and towns, the designated official shall be the Clerk of the municipality. In the case of state parks or parkways, the designated office shall be the Long Island Park Commission.

§ 150-37 Proposed amendments referred to County Planning Board.

[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
Proposed zoning actions shall be subject to review by the Suffolk County Planning Commission as provided in the Administrative Code, § A14-14, of the Suffolk County Code.

§ 150-38 Protest against amendment.

[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
In the case of a protest against any amendment, such amendment shall not become effective except in accordance with the provisions of § 7-708 of the Village Law.