Village of Scarsdale, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Scarsdale during codification 3-14-1989 by L.L. No. 7-1989; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Eligibility requirements — See Ch. 30.
Ethics — See Ch. 37.
Planning Board — See Ch. 77.
Building construction — See Ch. 132.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 167.
Zoning — See Ch. 310.
Board of Appeals rules and regulations — See Ch. A316.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. A319.
[Amended 4-7-1998 by L.L. No. 4-1998; 3-23-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004]
There shall be a Board of Appeals, as provided by law, consisting of five members, and two alternate members, one or both of whom may serve, in the event that one or more members of the Board are unable to participate in the hearing of an application because of a conflict of interest, appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, for staggered five-year terms, as provided in the Village Law. The Mayor shall appoint one member as the Chair, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 9-22-1992 by L.L. No. 5-1992]
The meetings and procedures of the Board of Appeals shall be governed by the provisions of the Village Law, as amended from time to time. The Board of Appeals shall have the power from time to time to adopt, repeal and amend the rules and regulations governing its procedures and transaction of its business not inconsistent with the Village Law or the provisions of this Code.
[Added 9-22-1992 by L.L. No. 5-1992]
In addition to the authority to decide on variance and special use permit applications as specified in Chapter 310, Zoning, the Board of Appeals is also given the following jurisdiction:
A. 
To hear appeals for variances related to the requirements of Chapter 158, Fences, Walls and Plantings, Article II, Fence and Wall Heights, of the Code.
B. 
To hear appeals for variances related to the requirements of Chapter 247, Signs, of the Code.