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Posted on: May 6, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing Information for Tuesday May 8th Board Meeting

Details for the Public Hearing on PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS (Chapter 248 of the Town Code)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York will meet at the Town of Smithtown Town Hall, Patrick R. Vecchio Building, Victor T. Liss Board Room 99 West Main St., Smithtown, New York on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM to consider amending Chapter 248 (Subdivision of Land) of the Town Code re: Cluster Subdivisions as follows:

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
(Chapter 248 of the Town Code)

Additions indicated by * Asterisk
Deletions indicated by {bracket}

§248-31 Authorized powers.

B. Criteria for review and approval of residential subdivision plats by the Planning Board pursuant to the provisions of § { 281} *278* of the Town Law of New York State

(2) Criteria for review and approval.

(a) A proposed residential subdivision {within the Town} shall be clustered if it will impact on any of the following natural resources or phenomena:

{ [2] Prime agricultural soils defined as being Agricultural Capability Class I or Class II soils by the Suffolk County Soil Survey, 1975. } *Reserved*

{ [3] Hydrogeologic Zone I, as defined by the Long Island Waste Treatment Management Plan. } * (Reserved)*

[9] { Mature woodlands. } *Woodlands having a median trunk diameter of more than 12 inches and an area of more than 3 acres.*

{ (b) } *(Reserved)* { A proposed residential subdivision shall be clustered if doing so would further serve the following objectives: }

{ [1] To preserve and strengthen the community identity of established neighborhoods. }

{ [2] To diversify residential environments within the Town while meeting the needs of present and future residents. }

{ [3] To create buffer zones between residential environments and sources of noise, pollution and traffic, e.g., highways and railroads. }

{ [4] To preserve open space and other natural resources of the remaining undeveloped land within the Town. }

{ [5] To provide opportunities for passive and active recreation within new residential neighborhoods. }

{ [6] To provide environmentally compatible drainage systems. }

{ [7] To improve traffic safety by separating vehicular and pedestrian paths. }
{ [8] To encourage energy conservation. }
{ [9] To minimize the cost of municipal services and the associated tax burdens that occur in conjunction with new residential development. }

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