Please look at the Zoning Map and look for your street and that will tell you whether you live in the Village of Westhampton Beach or the Town of Southampton. The Village of Westhampton Beach jurisdiction on Dune Road ends at number 531 Dune Road.
Review and processing of complete applications takes approximately 2 to 4 weeks. Many residential applicants can obtain a permit within 2 weeks, barring any missing documentation, approvals or fees. Commercial applications often require approvals from other agencies, such as Site Plan, Fire Marshal, Suffolk County Health Department, etc, so the time frame may be extended, but applicants will typically get review comments within that 2 to 4 week window.
Yes. There is an exception for single-family dwelling properties where one shed under 200 sf is allowed without permit as long as it is located in the rear yard and at least 10’ from property lines. It is always best to contact the Building Department and speak to a member of our staff regarding the proposed shed and your particular property.
Yes. New York State mandates that all swimming pools/hot tubs require permits, even storable/non-permanent pools. The sole exception being “where such pools are designed for a water depth of less than 24 inches and are installed entirely above ground.” Fences and alarms will be required according to Code to ensure safety for our residents and their guests.