Zoning Board of Appeals

IMPORTANT NOTICE ON FEES

Effective January 1, 2017, the fee schedules for the Department of Planning & Development were updated. For many years the fees have remained unchanged despite continually increasing expenses. The updated fee schedules are comparable to that of other Suffolk County municipalities. Some fees are increasing, while others remain the same or have been reduced. You can find the new fee schedule on each Division’s webpage.

Any application filed with the Planning Division that obtains Planning Board and/or Town Board required approvals, and files with Building or Engineering Divisions prior to April 1, 2017, the 2016 fee schedule will apply. Applications and plans submitted that are not substantively complete, the application will not be grandfathered under the 2016 fee schedule.

You Can Download The New Fee Schedule Here

 

OFFICE HOURS: Front Counter
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Mary Passaro Secretary to the Board
Zoning Board of Appeals
40 Nassau Ave, Suite 1
Islip, New York 11751
(631) 224-5489
(631) 224-3060


The Zoning Board of Appeals processes:

  1. Variance applications - arising from building permit denials
  2. Accessory Apartment applications
  3. Two Family - Family Use Only applications ("Mother Daughter" applications)
  4. Special Exceptions - Permits for various uses specified in the Zoning Ordinance
FORMS & APPLICATIONS
Please fill out the application in its entirety and bring to the Zoning Board of Appeals along with all other required documents. Forms can be filled out electronically but cannot be submitted online.
Zoning Board of Appeals Application

Board Members
James H. Bowers, Chairman
Michael A. Gajdos, Vice Chairman
William D. Wexler
John M. Lorenzo
Daniel J. Sullivan

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT DIVISIONS
Planning Division: (631) 224-5450 
Building Division: Permits: (631) 224-5466  Records: (631) 224-5470
Engineering Division: (631) 224-5360
Zoning Board of Appeals: (631) 224-5489
Economic Development: (631) 224-5512