“All building has been temporarily banned in the village, but the moratorium may have come too late to impact some developers.
The Village Board voted 3-2 to suspend all residential and non-residential subdivisions and developments for six months. The ban will allow officials time to update its comprehensive plan and make revisions to its planning and zoning regulations in order to curb overdevelopment and preserve the status-quo of the village’s character.
But there are a number of exemptions to the moratorium, which include applications that have been approved by the village and those currently seeking approval.
Mayor Philip Gigante said the the village’s Planning and Zoning boards supported the moratorium, and there were too many contradictions in the current codes. [Read more…]