Is a hunting and fishing store that sells guns a “river-related” use along the Peconic River?
And, if so, is a 10-by-50-foot “gun container” — where guns can be fired and tested in an indoor setting — a permitted accessory use to that river-related use?
Following a public hearing Thursday evening, the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals granted a variance to allow a new illuminated sign at Old Steeple Community Church in Aquebogue. READ
The Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals granted its approval last Thursday for conversion of the former BJ Auto Parts store on East Main Street into a deli, barbershop and office. READ
The former BJ Auto Parts building on East Main Street is slated to become a deli, a barbershop and an office.
The structure has been vacant for several years and Nigel Robert Williamson, a representative for the owner, JLL Properties Corp., says that upper East Main Street is largely commercial now, so the proposed uses will fit in with those surroundings. READ
The Riverhead Town Board met with the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board Thursday evening in a rare Tri-Board meeting to increase intergovernmental communication and address common concerns. READ
The Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals approved a zoning variance last Thursday to allow the Valero gas station on Main Road in Jamesport to keep the internally illuminated price signs that have kept it in court with the town for nearly 10 years. READ
A lawsuit filed by Riverhead Town against Farm Country Kitchen in 2012 is expected to be settled soon, according to Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
A proposal to build a Verizon cell tower on the Woodside Orchards property on Main Road in Aquebogue ran into opposition both from speakers at a Zoning Board of Appeals hearing Thursday night as well as from more than 40 residents who wrote letters to the ZBA in opposition to the proposal.