Zoning Board of Appeals

Job Title: Zoning Board of Appeals

Job Description:

THE TOWN OF NEW HARTFORD IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:

1 Vacancy

Zoning Board of Appeals

Term:                          5 years – June 9-June 8

A vacancy currently exists on the Town of New Hartford Zoning Board of Appeals.

The Zoning Board of Appeals has the authority to grant variances relieving the property owner from strict application of the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance regarding area frontage and setbacks, and in certain circumstances building heights.  Variances from the Zoning Ordinance requirements may be granted only if the Board of Appeals finds, on the basis of facts of record at a public hearing, that there exists exceptional conditions of shape, topography or certain extraordinary situations or conditions peculiar to specific property which, under strict application of the Zoning regulations, would result in peculiar, unusual, practical difficulty or undue hardship to the property owner, and that the proposed variance will not be detrimental to the use and development of adjoining or neighboring properties.  The Zoning Board coordinates with the Town Board and Planning Board when applicable.

If you are interested submit a resume to:

Town Supervisor’s Office

8635 Clinton Street

New Hartford, NY 13413