The Zoning Board of Appeals is hereby appointed by the Town Board as the designated approval authority as it pertains to hearing and deciding appeals from and reviewing any order, requirement, decision, interpretation, or determination made by the Code Enforcement Officer.
The designated approval authority shall conform to the procedures prescribed in § 267-a of the Town Law of NYS as it pertains to its actions on an application for an appeal.
Integration of procedures. Whenever a particular application requires multiple review(s) and approval(s), the designated approval authority shall integrate, to the extent practicable and consistent with any applicable law, his, her or their review and approval process.
An applicant applying for an appeal shall submit a complete application to the Code Enforcement Officer, along with any applicable fee and payment of incurred costs. Such application shall be in writing on a form furnished by the Town for that purpose. At a minimum, such application shall contain all of the following:
The applicant's contact information and signed consent to the filing of this application.
A short or full EAF, if an environmental review is mandated by SEQRA.
A copy of the order, decision or determination made by the Code Enforcement Officer that is the subject of the appeal.
A written statement by the applicant that explains how the Code Enforcement Officer incorrectly interpreted the requirements of this chapter, the provisions of this chapter do not fully apply or an equal or better form of compliance is proposed.
An application for an appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this chapter or the requirements legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this chapter do not fully apply or an equal or better form of compliance is proposed.
The designated approval authority shall have no authority to amend or waive any requirement of this chapter.