Architectural Review Board Meeting Notice





A regular meeting of the Architectural Review Board will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mayor’s Conference Room, First Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York, at which time and place the Board shall consider the following:

ITEM #1 ROLL CALL                                                                                      


  • Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held on Monday, December 19, 2016.


3.1   Case No. 49-2016     20 Nuvern Avenue (Section 169.54, Block 3042, Lot

       3) Located in the R2-4.5 Zoning District. 

The applicant Sun Run Solar proposes to install 35 roof mounted solar panels on the roof of a single family dwelling. The 35 panels are located on both sides of the house and are visible from the street. The application was originally approved with conditions on August 24, 2016. The applicant seeks to amend the application.   An amended Certificate of Appropriateness is required.


SEQRA Determination: This action is a “Type II” action; therefore, ending the SEQRA process.

3.2   Case No. 63-2016   0 East 2nd Street (Section 165.71, Block 3124, Lot

          11) Located in the RMF-10 Zoning District.

The applicant Christopher Smith, represented by Errol McIntosh, the architect, proposes to erect a 2 family, 2 story dwelling. Certificate of Appropriateness review is required.

SEQRA Determination: This action is a “Type II” action; therefore, ending the SEQRA process.

ITEM #4 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION – SEQRA Determination: This action is a “Type II” action; therefore, ending the SEQRA process.

4.1    Proposed MX-1 Zoning Ordinance Recommendation


  • Recommendation to City Council Regarding Proposed MX-1 Zoning Ordinance

According to Section 267-56 of the Zoning Code “If any amendment is to be considered by the City Council, it shall be referred for review and report to the

Planning Board, the Corporation Counsel and other board (Architectural Review Board), agency or official of the city which the City Council deems appropriate.

All boards, agencies and officials to which such proposed amendments are referred shall not have less than 30 days from the date of forwarding, or from the date of revision by the petitioner whichever is later, to submit their reports”.

According to Section 617.12B (1-iii) of NY SEQRA, “The following documents must be prepared, filed, published and made available as prescribed: Type I

negative declaration, positive declaration, notice of completion of an EIS,EIS, notice of hearing and findings must be filed with all involved agencies.

Note: Work Sessions will be open to the public but closed to public participation subject to the Open Meetings Law, [Section 105 of the New York State Public Officers Law, Article 7] 

Note: Items listed on the agenda are subject to change and amendments and/or additions may be placed on the agenda. 

Note: The Architectural Review Board will host its next work session on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Mayor’s Conference Room, First Floor, Mount Vernon, NY.

Note: The next regular scheduled meeting of the Architectural Review Board is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Reminder to applicants:

Sample of exterior finish materials must be presented at the meeting. Please be advised that approval from the Architectural Review Board does not constitute approval from the Building Department. Moreover, no work may be performed until a Building Permit is granted and conspicuously posted at the work site.


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