The hearing takes place Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at the Town Meeting Pavilion.
Story Updated on Tuesday at 2:10 p.m.
The front of the property is the former Sam
Jon's Hair Studio, located at 3696 Hempstead Tpke. while the rear of
the home is located in a residential neighborhood on Balsam Lane.
The owner of the property told Patch he's "...just looking to maintain what's there and will work with the neighbors," but declined to comment further.
It is currently listed as a 483.01 property code with the Nassau County Assessor's office, which means "A Residence Which Has Been Partially Converted To Non Residential Use, But The Primary Use Is Still Residential."
The property contains 1,200 square feet and was rent was last listed at $2,400 a month, according to property records on LoopNet
The home is located within the Island Trees School District and no sales records were found.
A Levittown homeowner is seeking several variances to a property on Balsam Lane and Hempstead Tpke., with a hearing scheduled
on Wednesday morning at the
Board of Zoning Appeals.
The owner is requesting to the
use the home for a retail store and one apartment, which is not permitted in the
LPRD district, as well as requesting to waive off-street parking and a special exception to park in
the front yard setback on Balsam Lane and Hempstead Turnpike.
The owner also seeks to install a dumpster with a six-foot high enclosure and the installation of a six-foot
high fence which may “substantially obstruct the line of sight."Follow Levittown Patch on Facebook.
Patch user Gerard Ritter said in a post on Patch
residents on the street are opposed to the project.
“This will impact the quality of life as we know it,” he
said. “Although it directly impacts us, remember any approval could directly
impact you if a similar situation arises.”
The Levittown Planned Residence District (LPRD) building
zone ordinance, which was created in part to “preserve the integrity of the plan of
the original Levittown,” puts restrictions on the size of ground floors and building areas, and
well as side and rear yard restrictions for homes in Levittown. It can be
viewed online here.
The Town of Hempstead will hold a public hearing in the Town
Meeting Pavilion, located at One Washington Street in Hempstead on Wednesday,
Feb. 6 at 9:30 a.m.
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