PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brewster will hold a Public Hearing on Local Law No. 2 of 2022 – Which will amend the following Village Codes: Chapter 263-3(B), Chapter 263-10, and Chapter 263-20. Copies of the proposed local law will be available BELOW and at Village Hall. The Public Hearing will take place during the Village Board Meeting of July 20, 2022 at 7:30 P.M at Village Hall, 50 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509. Anyone wishing to speak may do so.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BREWSTER,
COUNTY OF PUTNAM, STATE OF NEW YORK AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1 : AUTHORITY

THIS CHAPTER IS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY, OF ARTICLE 2, §10 OF THE NEW YORK STATE MUNICIPAL HOME RULE LAW.

SECTION 2 : AMENDMENT OF § 263-3(B)

CHAPTER 263 OF THE CURRENT CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BREWSTER, SPECIFICALLY §263- 3(B) “DEFINITIONS” IS HEREBY AMENDED TO ADD THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION:

LIGHT MANUFACTURING: 
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL PROCESS WHERE ALL PROCESSING, FABRICATING, ASSEMBLY, OR DISASSEMBLY OF ITEMS TAKES PLACE WHOLLY WITHIN AN ENCLOSED BUILDING.

SECTION 3 : AMENDMENT OF § 263-10

CHAPTER 263 OF THE CURRENT CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BREWSTER, SPECIFICALLY §263-10 ENTITLED “B2 DISTRICT (BUSINESS 2)” SPECIFICALLY §263-10 IS HEREBY AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

H. SPECIAL EXCEPTION USES. WITHIN ANY B2 DISTRICT, THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EXCEPTION USES SHALL BE ALLOWED, SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF § 263-20:
(1) MIXED USE CONSISTING OF RETAIL ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND RESIDENTIAL ABOVE THE FIRST FLOOR;
(2) LIGHT MANUFACTURE, ASSEMBLY AND FINISH OF RESIDENTIAL AND HOME CONSTRUCTION COMPONENTS AND FIXTURES.

SECTION 4 : AMENDMENT OF §263-20

CHAPTER 263 OF THE CURRENT CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BREWSTER, SPECIFICALLY §263-20 ENTITLED “SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE PERMITS”IS HEREBY AMENDED TO ADD NEW §263-20(I)(11) TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

11. LIGHT MANUFACTURING IN B2 DISTRICT. IN ADDITION TO THE BULK REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN §263-10 OF THIS CHAPTER, THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS SHALL ALSO APPLY TO ALL ANY LIGHT MANUFACTURING USE AS PERMITTED IN §263-10(H)2) OF THIS CHAPTER:
(A) OWNER AND/OR OCCUPANT SHALL INSTALL A DUST COLLECTION SYSTEM AS CONDITION OF ANY SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE PERMITTED UNDER §263-10(H)2) OF THIS CHAPTER;
(B) OWNER AND/OR OCCUPANT SHALL OBTAIN AND REMAIN CURRENT ON ALL APPROVALS FROM AGENCIES/AUTHORITIES HAVING JURISDICTION OVER SAID USE AS CONDITION OF ANY SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE PERMITTED UNDER §263- 10(H)2) OF THIS CHAPTER.

SECTION 5 – HOME RULE

NOTHING IN THIS LOCAL LAW IS INTENDED, OR SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE HOME RULE AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN UNDER STATE LAW OR TO LIMIT THE TOWN’S DISCRETION IN SETTING FEES AND CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY APPLICATIONS REQUIRING TOWN APPROVAL.

SECTION 6 – SEVERABILITY

IF ANY PART OR PROVISION OF THIS LOCAL LAW OR THE APPLICATION THEREOF TO ANY PERSON OR CIRCUMSTANCE BE ADJUDGED INVALID BY ANY COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, SUCH
JUDGMENT SHALL BE CONFINED IN ITS OPERATION TO THE PART OR PROVISION OR APPLICATION DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE CONTROVERSY IN WHICH JUDGMENT SHALL HAVE BEEN RENDERED AND SHALL NOT AFFECT OR IMPAIR THE VALIDITY OF THE REMAINDER OF THIS LOCAL LAW OR THE APPLICATION THEREOF TO OTHER PERSONS OR CIRCUMSTANCES, AND THE TOWN BOARD OF THE VILLAGE OF BREWSTER HEREBY DECLARES THAT IT WOULD HAVE PASSED THIS LOCAL LAW OR THE REMAINDER THEREOF HAD SUCH INVALID APPLICATION OR INVALID PROVISION BEEN APPARENT.

SECTION 7– EFFECTIVE DATE

THIS LOCAL LAW SHALL TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON FILING IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OFSTATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 27 OF THE MUNICIPAL HOME RULE LAW.

Contact Information

Village of Brewster
Village Office & Village Court
50 Main Street
Brewster, New York 10509

Village Office Phone: (845)279-3760 Fax: (845)278-7653

Village Court Phone: (845) 279-4020

Village Police: (845) 278-1895

Police@brewstervillage-ny.gov

Officer on Duty Phone Number for Non-emergencies: 914-804-8442

Hours of Operation

For the Village Hall and Village Court

Village Hall - Window & Phone: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- For assistance after business hours, email the Village Clerk mchiudina@brewstervillage-ny.gov

Village Court - Window Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                                                                                     Closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. for lunch
                        - Phone Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
*PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU COME TO ENSURE A COURT CLERK IS AVAILABLE*

Summer Hours: (Tuesday after Memorial Day until Friday before Labor Day)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.