The Approval Process

Zoning Use Variances Approval

  • January 2017 - the original submission to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for zoning use variances to allow an inn, restaurant and event space was submitted​

  • May 2017 - the ZBA approved the variance requests

  • Due to a small group of opposition and external circumstances beyond the control of the TEC, the May 2017 approval was rescinded

  • October 2017 - a new application was submitted to the ZBA

  • May 2018 - Zoning Use Variances were approved by the ZBA

  • June 2019 - Opposition appealed the ZBA approval to the NYS Supreme Court

  • June 2019 - the NYS Supreme Court Justice Reed dismissed the appeal

  • July 2019 - Opponents filed a further appeal

Historical District Approval

  • May 2018 - the Historic District and Structures Commission (HDSC) denied our application for a Certificate of Appropriateness based on the use of the property. 

  • September 2018 - TEC appealed the denial to the ZBA and ZBA approval for a Certificate of Appropriateness

  • October 2018 - the HDSC appealed the ZBA approval to the NYS Supreme Court

  • February 2019 - NYS Supreme Court Justice Reed denied the appeal

Planning Board Approval

  • 2019 - Planning Board requests will be submitted for review and approval

Historic Tax Credits

  • December 2017 - The Property received Part 1 approval by the Department of Interior for Historic Tax Credits

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