The Riverhead Town Board is expected to schedule a March 20 public hearing on a code revision that would require apartment complexes, hotels and multi-family dwellings within the public parking district to require off-street parking.
If enacted, the change would not affect any place with an existing residential use or that has a final site plan prior to the date it’s put into effect. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is proposing the creation of two 15-minute parking areas in downtown Riverhead in front of stores where customers are usually in and out quickly. READ
Riverhead Town may reduce parking tickets from $100 to $40 with the idea that doing so will discourage violators from challenging the town for a reduced cost.
The town had previously floated the idea to reduce the tickets to $50, but settled on $40.
Downtown Riverhead business owners concerned that a proposal to extend a three-hour parking limit would affect their customers spoke out at a public hearing Tuesday night at Riverhead Town Hall.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering a slew of changes to fix downtown’s parking problem — including making new developments that don’t meet the parking codes pay a fee. READ
If you go by Riverhead Town’s code alone, Peconic Bay Medical Center has enough parking spaces.
But the parking situation at the hospital — which both town officials and hospital representatives acknowledged could be improved — may not be good enough to survive an environmental review without some “strong language,” according to Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
Farm Country Kitchen, which has been involved in legal battles with Riverhead Town since 2011, moved a few steps closer to legalizing its West Main Street operation in the eyes of the town Thursday night.
Years into a plan for a new parking lot and valet parking service at Farm Country Kitchen, owners of the West Main Street restaurant still have more work to do in order to earn approval from the town. READ