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Environmental Assessment Forms

There is no ZBA meeting 11/2/21 due to no new business. 

Zoning Board Minutes

 Secretary: Emily Cole


Zoning Board Of Appeals

Chairperson: Jane Smith



The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) interprets the Town Zoning Law, and has the authority to grant use and area variances from the Zoning Law.  An Area Variance allows deviation from dimensional specifications, and a Use Variance allows relief from use restrictions. 

The ZBA meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm, as necessary.
agenda for the meeting will close two weeks before the meeting at 12 Noon. 

Zoning Board of Appeals Members:

  • Jane Smith (Chair) (12/2024)
  • Dennis Dunning (12/2023)
  • John Hughes (12/2021)
  • Michael McPartland (12/2025)​
  • Ilana Nilsen (12/2022)

Click on the links below for Zoning-Related Forms. The link for “ZBA General Information and Guidelines” will provide you with an explanation of the kinds of the relief that may be requested, the powers and duties of the ZBA and its procedures, and the criteria for granting a variance.  Special attention should be paid to the  “Requirements for ZBA Applications;” it provides a list of documents that must be submitted with every application for relief to the ZBA.  


An applicant may seek an interpretation or a variance from the ZBA only after the applicant has received either notice of a formal decision or action by the Code Enforcement Officer, or a referral from the Planning Board of the Town of Union Vale. Before preparing any application, the applicant should contact the Code Enforcement Officer at 724-5953 to determine the correct classification and forms needed to appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals. General information can be found in the Town Code. 

Effective March 5, 2012, no application will be accepted by the Zoning Office unless all of the materials set forth in the Requirements For ZBA Applications form are included with the application. Application fees are due at the time the application is submitted.

Zoning Board of Appeals Fees:

  • Area Variance$250.00*
  • Use Variance $500.00*
  • Interpretation $250.00*

Additional Variances (same project, same premises) $125.00* each

*There may be other fees or reimbursable amounts payable to the Town of Union Vale, including mandatory escrow fees, related to the review of the Application.

Click here to review the Municipal Code Book.  

If you have any questions, please call (845) 724-5600.  The Zoning Office is open

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM E:Mail



Agenda & Public Notice

ZBA Forms

 April 2020 through Dec 2020 ZBA meetings were cancelled due to COVID