Legal Notices

ATTENTION CLARENDON RESIDENTS:  The Town Of Clarendon Planning Board has cancelled its regularly scheduled meeting for October 9, 2018 due to lack of sufficient agenda items.  David R. Griggs, Planning Board Chairman.

CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board will hold two public hearings on October 16, 2018 at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY.  The first Hearing will commence at 6:30 PM; purpose to consider the proposed five-year agreement with the Clarendon Fire Company, first year cost at $192,680.00 with a 1.9% cost of living increase each year following.  The second Hearing will commence at 6:45 PM; purpose to consider the proposed Preliminary Town Budget for the Year 2019.  Salaries for Elected Officials are as follows:  Supervisor $10,200; Councilmen $14,928 (4); Town Clerk $39,832; Highway Superintendent $62,684.  The entire proposed contract for fire protection and emergency services and the Preliminary Budget are available at the Clerk’s Office upon request or may be found on the Town Web Site at on the Supervisor or Town Board page.  Anyone wishing to speak in favor of or in opposition to either of these items may do so at these Hearings.  Also Be Advised that the regular monthly meeting of the Town Board will begin immediately following the foregoing public hearings.



TAKE NOTICE that at its regular meeting held September 18, 2018 at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, the Clarendon Town Board adopted the following amendments to the Town Zoning Ordinance:  Remove from ARTICLE V, SECTION 510-5 – Minimum Specifications for Residential Structures in the Residential/Agricultural (RA) District the following:  C. Minimum Lot Size If Served by Public Water Supply – Thirty Thousand (30,000) Square Feet ; D. Minimum Lot Size If Served by Public Water Supply & Public Sewer/Package Plant – Twenty Thousand (20,000) Square Feet .  Revise ARTICLE VI, Regulations applicable to all Zoning Districts: SECTION 601 – Permitted Uses/Accessory uses to read:   B. An Accessory Building or Structure may be allowed to be placed on a lot without a residence provided the following conditions are met:  1. The accessory structure is for personal use by the owner. No renting or subletting shall be permitted.  2. All exterior areas of the property and premises shall be maintained in accordance with the latest edition of the Property Maintenance Code of New York State.  C.  Accessory structures/uses shall comply with the setback requirements and all regulations applicable to the zoning district in which it is located, unless otherwise specified in this Ordinance. Add the following to ARTICLE VI, SECTION 608- FLAG LOTS :  A.  PURPOSE: Whereas, failure of compliance to the zoning regulations could create unreasonable building lot configurations, and whereas unregulated flag lots can have serious impact on land development, traffic, emergency access, fire protection and overall character of a neighborhood, the Planning Board has the discretion to approve residential flag lots within minor or major subdivisions within all zoning districts which permit residential uses. B.  All Flag lots shall be subject to Subdivision review by the Planning Board and shall conform to all standards set by the latest Zoning Ordinance and the Subdivision Regulations of the Town of Clarendon.  C. Miscellaneous Requirements:  1. Exclusive of the flagpole portion, the flag portion of the lot shall meet all minimum dimensional   specifications for the zoning district in which it is located.  Exception: There shall be no front yard frontage requirements. (See Article V-DISTRICT REGULATIONS).  2. A minimum flagpole frontage of 30 feet shall be provided; however, the Planning Board may require that the minimum flagpole width be increased on a parcel that is 10 acres in size or larger where it finds that the lot has the potential to be further subdivided.  3. No structure or accessory structure shall occupy any part of the flagpole portion of the lot.  4.  Driveways for flag lots shall comply with Article VI, Section 607- RESIDENTIAL DRIVEWAYS of the Zoning Ordinance, and ARTICLE V- GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN STANDARDS of the Subdivision regulations.  5. The need for buffering shall be determined by the Planning Board as part of the Site Plan review.  6. The minimum building setback line shall be no closer to the flagpole than 25 feet.  Revise ARTICLE VI, SECTION 612 Motor Vehicles to read: See Local Law No. 3 of the year 1997 and Local Law No. 3 of the Year 2007 Regulating the Outside Storage of Unlicensed Vehicles in the Town of Clarendon. (Rev. 8/19/2008).  Revise ARTICLE VI, SECTION 613 Refuse to read:  See Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2015: Regulating the Outside Storage of Junk Materials in the Town of Clarendon.  Revise SECTION 650 Non-Conforming Uses, Lots and Structures to read:  1. Enlargement – USE or STRUCTURE:  No use or structure on a Non-Conforming lot of record shall be enlarged or increased, nor extended, to occupy a greater area of land than was occupied at the effective date of this Ordinance.  LOT: Nothing shall prevent a Non-Conforming lot of record from being enlarged or increased to occupy a greater area of land than was occupied at the effective date of this Ordinance. If the lot size increases sufficiently to comply with the required land area requirements the Non-Conforming status will be discontinued.


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday September 25, 2018 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.  The next scheduled meeting will be on October 9, 2018 at 7:00PM.


TAKE NOTICE that Melissa Ierlan is the appointed Local Fair Housing Officer for the Clarendon Community.  The Town also has a Fair Housing Plan and maintains resource materials concerning Fair housing, including Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1988.  The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the laws of the State of New York, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing and brokerage of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.  Persons who feel they have been victims of housing discrimination may receive assistance in filing a complaint with Ms. Ierlan at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429; office phone (585) 638-6371 ext. 104.  Copies of related materials are available upon request at the Town Hall.                 Dated:  9/20/2018


CLARENDON RESIDENTS BE ADVISED that the Clarendon Town Board will hold a workshop meeting to consider a Town Budget for the year 2019 on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY.


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE the Town of Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a PUBLIC HEARING regarding an AREA variance prior to our regularly scheduled Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY.  The Applicant, William Andrews has applied for an area variance at 4173 Bennetts Corners Road tax id# 88.-3-50.2, seeking to construct a pole barn 5 feet from the south side lot line when a 25 foot minimum set back is required.    All persons desiring to be heard in favor of or in opposition to this application will be heard at this time.  THIS HEARING/MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  DTB.



CLARENDON PUBLIC WATER CUSTOMERS be aware that delinquent water bills, together with penalty, shall become a lien against the real property upon which or in connection with which the water is used. Such a lien is prior and superior to any other lien or claim except the lien of an existing tax.  The Town Board shall include delinquent water charges, penalties and an additional $100 penalty in the annual tax levy and shall levy the same upon the real property in default in accordance with the Town Law. 


ATTENTION CLARENDON RESIDENTS, The Planning Bord is seeking to fill one alternate Member Position. There are many issues that deserve someone who is willing to spend two nights a month on the things that affect Clarendon and its residents. The Planning Board deals with land regulations and the development of the town. The Planning Board meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month and requires the attendance of meetings and public hearings when possible. Responsibilities: To be up-to-date on the Zoning Ordinance, Sub-Division Rules, Master Plan and Town Law and the ability to render unbiased decisions on issuance of special permits, site plan and sub-division review pertaining to the Town of Clarendon. Attend meetings as often as possible or be up-to-date as to any issues that would require the alternates vote. Qualification: Ability to comprehend Town Law, Zoning Ordinance and Sub-Division rules, etc.; Considerable interest in the development of the town and willingness to work independently. Send written letter of application and/or resume to the Town of Clarendon;Attn: Planning Bord, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429. Applications my also be delivered in person.  If you have any questions regrading the position you my contact the Planning Board Secretary at 638-6371 ext. 104.


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Zoning Bord is seeking to fill two positions. One position is for full member and the second is for an Alternate member. Please submit letter of interest with qualification to: Clarendon Zoning Bord Chairman, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429. If you would like to ask any questions regarding the position you my contact the Zoning Bord Secretary at 638-6371 ext. 104.


BE ADVISED that for the year 2018 the Clarendon Town Board has scheduled its Regular Monthly Meetings to be held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the Town Hall, 16385 Church St., Clarendon Excepting for August which will be held at the Historical Society Museum Barn, 16426 Fourth Section Rod, Clarendon ALSO BE ADVISED that the Town’s Official Newspaper has been designated as Batavia Daily News (daily publication) and additional publication of most Legal Notices to be put in Suburban News.