Local Law #3 Amending Chapter 133 Subdivisions was approved by the Town Board on July 13, 2021
Local law to amend Olive code for subdivisions Chapter 133 as follows:
Delete “or “L””
C. Continuation of streets into adjacent property. Streets shall be arranged to provide for the continuation of principal streets between adjacent properties where such continuation is necessary for convenient movement of traffic, effective fire protection, efficient provision of utilities, and particularly when such continuation is in accordance with the Town Plan, as it may be adopted. Reserve strips, controlling access to streets, shall be prohibited except where their control is placed with the town under conditions approved by the Planning Board. If adjacent property is undeveloped and the street must temporarily be a dead-end street, the right-of-way and improvements shall be extended to the property line. A temporary “T” in accordance with town highway specifications shall be provided on all temporary dead-end streets, with the notation on the plat that land outside the normal street right-of-way shall revert to abutting properties.
Delete “or “L”
E. Dead-end streets. Permanent dead-end streets shall normally not exceed 1,200 feet in length in order to provide for convenience of traffic movement and facilitate more effective police and fire protection. The Town Board or its authorized agent may require the reservation of a fifty-foot-wide easement through this property to facilitate pedestrian traffic or utilities. No permanent dead-end streets may be constructed having more than 20 building lots. A “T” in accordance with the town highway specifications shall be provided at the end of permanent dead-end streets.
133-26 General Procedure
Add “E. Public Hearing”
Re-letter E through H to F through I
E. Public Hearing
F. Review and approval by non-town agencies (if necessary).
G. Planning Board approval by resolution.
H. Planning Board signs plan
I. Planning Board and sub-divider file plan
133-30 Classification as minor subdivision
Add to end of the paragraph “Lot line adjustments or deletions shall be considered as a minor subdivision and therefore the Planning Board should follow the procedure for minor subdivisions.”
After meeting with the sub-divider or his representative, the Planning Board shall classify the subdivision as a major or minor subdivision. If the Board determines that the subdivision is a major subdivision then the sub-divider must follow the procedures outlined in Articles III, IV, and V of these regulations. If the Board determines that the subdivision meets the requirements of a minor subdivision then the sub-divider should be notified within 45 days, or by the next monthly meeting date of the Planning Board, whichever comes sooner. Lot line adjustments or deletions shall be considered as a minor subdivision and therefore the Planning Board should follow the procedure for minor subdivisions.
133-31 Minor as part of major subdivision.
Add to end of first paragraph “Look back time period shall be 5 years from the date of the current application.”
This section shall apply to any subdivision of land which is adjacent to or which encompasses any approved minor or major subdivision(s) and which is owned by the same or previous owner(s) of the approved minor or major subdivision(s). Look back time period shall be 5 years from the date of the current application.