PROCEDURE FOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL
It is optional to approach the Planning Board for an informal meeting before submitting a site plan. The site plan is drawn to scale and submitted to Village Clerk, to the Planning Board Chairman and to each member of the Planning Board. At the meetings comments will be made and the site plan is to be resubmitted with the recommended changes until Preliminary Approval.
Check List for Planning Board Members before Final Approval:
Access to State Road by NYS District Engineer
Pavement of parking area
Suffolk County Planning
Suffolk County Dept of Health
NYS DOT compliance
Covenants and Restrictions (C & Rs)
Planning Board also requires submission of architectural elevations.
Amount for Maintenance Bond and Performance Bond is set by the Village Engineer.
Stormwater drainage facilities
Also, Planning Board can require the following:
Pavement of parking area to a specification not in excess of regulations
Installation of curbs, sidewalks, street trees, fences and landscaping.
Passing upon site plan, Planning Board may require the following:
Change location of proposed buildings
Alterations of proposed parking, aisles and driveways
Restriction of signs, advertising devices and external lighting fixtures
New - $200 per acre plus $.10 per sq. ft. of gross floor area
Revision - $200 per acre plus $.10 per sq. ft. NEW gross floor area
Non-Profit – New, $100
New – Deposit $5,000.00 T & A for professional services. When balance drops to $2,000.00, replenish. Refund at final approval.
Revision - Up to $2500.00 T & A. When drops to 50%, replenish. Refund at final approval.
GUIDELINES FOR “SITE PLAN APPROVAL” IN CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF THE BRANCH AS NOTED ON PAGE 8547 TO 8749