The February meeting of the Village Board has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2024.

Category: City News

Zoning News- Can I have chickens in the Village?

Can I have chickens in the Village? In 2021 the Village Board amended the Zoning Law to address and put standards on the keeping of fowl in the Village. If your property is over 5000 sq/ft in area you can have hens, roosters are not permitted.  Section 3-7, Table 2, notes how many birds you … Continued

Zoning News- How do I know what district I live in?

How do I know what district I live in? A Zoning map, which illustrates the Zoning districts, is available on-line from the Village website. Sackets Harbor Zoning and Subdivision Law – Sackets Harbor, NY (sacketsharbor-ny.gov) Click here to view – Planning and Zoning FAQ

Zoning News- What forms must be submitted for a Zoning Permit?

What forms must be submitted for a Zoning Permit? General Zoning application for activities outside the Historic Preservation Overlay District along with a sketch plan. General Zoning Application with site-plan review for activities within the Historic Preservation Overlay District.  A NYS Long-form Environmental Form is also required.  Click here to view forms.  Click here to … Continued

Zoning News- Can I fill an application on-line?

Can I fill an application on-line? Application forms are available from the Village website.  They must be returned to the clerk with the fee. Click here to view forms Click here to view – Planning and Zoning FAQ

Zoning News- Do I need a permit for a shed? A fence?

Do I need a permit for a shed? A fence? Sheds and fences are structures that require a permit.  Sheds must meet setback dimensions from property lines.  Placement should be illustrated on a site-map submitted with an application. Sheds and fences erected within the Historic Preservation Overlay District are subject to site-plan review and approval … Continued

Zoning News- Do I need a permit to paint my house or replace the roof?

Do I need a permit to paint my house or replace the roof? Outside the Historic Preservation Overlay District painting and roof replacement are considered maintenance and repair and do not require a permit. Within the Historic Preservation Overlay District re-painting with the same colors is maintenance and repair, no permit required. A change of … Continued

 Zoning News- When is a Zoning Permit required?

 When is a Zoning Permit required? Our Zoning Law states: “No building or structure shall be erected, enlarged or demolished, no use shall be instituted, changed, or enlarged, and no other action governed by this Local Law shall be initiated until a zoning permit has been issued.” In simple terms Zoning relates to use of … Continued

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