Board of Ethics

16 Croton Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 762-6000
fax (914) 762-0833

Board of Ethics Members: Christopher Komosa, Susan Sarch, Laura Houston Whitlinger

The Board consists of five members, appointed and confirmed by the Town Board, for staggered five year terms. Members serve as Chair on a rotating basis.

 

pdf Procedures of Board of Ethics (17 KB)

pdf Request for Advisory Opinion (21 KB)

pdf Ethics Complaint Form (56 KB)

 

 

 

Zoning Board

John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center
Route 9A
P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

phone (914) 762-8419
fax (914) 944-0195

The John Paul Rodrigues Operations Center (Armory, Rte 9A) can only be reached from the Southbound lane of Route 9A and is between Route 134 and Route 133. The Town Building Department is on the second floor.

Please call the office regarding attendance or e-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Zoning Board of Appeals Members: Sal Carrera (Chairman), James F. Blair, David Krieger, Jerry Gershner, David O'Neil


Zoning Board - Document Archive

  pdf Ossining Town Zoning Map (665 KB)
Revised through August 2014, by Frederick P. Clark Associates, Inc.

pdf Zoning - Bulk Regulations for One-Family Residences Table (19 KB)

pdf Download the Application to the Zoning Board of Appeals (34 KB)

View Town General Code - Chapter 200: Zoning Ordinance [provided by eCode360]

The Zoning Board usually meets the first and/or third Monday of the month. However, the Board is convened only if there is an application on file two weeks prior to that date. Meetings are held at the Ossining Operations Center, 101 Route 9A, at 7:30 pm. Check the Town Calendar of Events or call our offices for meeting schedules.

Applications heard include:

  • Interpretation of Zoning Code or Zoning Map 
  • Variance with regard to permitted uses 
  • Variance with regard to area requirements for building lots 

Usually upon a rejection by the Building Inspector for a Building Permit, or from the Planning Board for a subdivision or a site plan, that does not meet the zoning requirements.

  • Special Permits as dictated by zoning district 

The Application to the Zoning Board of Appeals may be obtained at the online folder Applications & Publications page or at the Building Department, Ossining Operations Center, 2nd floor.

There is a $250.00 fee to be submitted with the application to:

The Town of Ossining Building Department
Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

If the office can be of any assistance to you, please feel free to call 762-8419.

Directions to the John Paul Rodrigues Operations Center (Armory, Rte 9A) – Building Department, Zoning Board, Planning Board

Town Board

16 Croton Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 762-6000
fax (914) 762-0833

Town Supervisor: Dana A. Levenberg
Council Members: Karen M. D'Attore, Elizabeth R. Feldman, Jackie G. Shaw, Northern Wilcher Jr.

Board Meeting Videos: Archive of official Meetings and Work Sessions videos.
folder Board Meeting Agenda : Agenda for the Town Board meeting. folder Board Work Session Agenda : Agenda for the Town Board Work Session.
folder Archive - Meeting Minutes : Minutes from past Town Board Legislative Meetings.
folder Archive - Voucher Detail Reports : Approved vouchers by the Town Board.

 

 

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The Board consists of five members - four elected Council Members and an elected Supervisor. Council Members are elected to a four year term and the Supervisor is elected to a two year term.

The Town Board of the Town of Ossining governs the Unincorporated Area of the Town providing its residents with police protection, road and sewer maintenance, street lighting, and garbage collection. The Board also oversees the administration of the offices of the Supervisor, Town Clerk, Receiver of Taxes, and Assessor whose services are available to all Town residents including residents of the Villages of Ossining and Briarcliff.

Work Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in Ossining Town Municipal Offices, 16 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562.

Board Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the Birdsall-Fagan Police/Court Facility, 86-88 Spring Street, Ossining, NY 10562.

All meetings are open to the public; public comments are welcome at the legislative board meetings.

All Board Meetings are televised LIVE on GO-TV, on Channel 78. Taped shows are repeated every Thursday at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Channel 78 and 18.

Watch the live webcast of Ossining Government Access Cablevision channel 78 and verizon channel 43, including Town and Village Board Meetings

 

LIAISON APPOINTMENTS:

Dana Levenberg
De-facto on all committees
Inter-Municipal Leadership Team
 
 
 
Karen D'Attore
IMA Committee
New York State
Co-Liaison to Ossining and Briarcliff Manor Chambers of Commerce
 
 
 
Elizabeth Feldman
Ossining and Briarcliff Manor Fire Departments
Ossining Arts Project Summer Concert Series Sub-Committee
 
 
 
Jackie Shaw
Recreation Advisory Board
Business Development Committee
Ossining & Briarcliff School Districts
Ossining Highway Department
Co-Liaison to Ossining and Briarcliff Manor Fire Departments
 
 
 
Northern Wilcher
Deputy Supervisor
Ossining Historic Cemeteries Conservancy
Ossining and Briarcliff Manor Chambers of Commerce
Co-Liaison to Recreation Advisory Board

Recreation Advisory Board

Joseph G. Caputo Community Center
95 Broadway
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 941-3189

Online Registration! Active Net lets you register for programs online.
http://activenet.active.com/ossiningrecreation

The Recreation Advisory Board advises the Recreation Superintendent and Town and Village Boards on park facilities and recreational programs.

The Advisory Board meets on the 2nd Monday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Meetings are open to the public. Members of the Board are volunteers appointed by the Town Board and Village Board of Trustees.

Recreation Advisory Board Members:

Jackie Shaw, Town Board Liaison
Rika Levin, Village Board Liaison


 
Marlene Cheatham (V)
Fern Quezada (V)
Tamarah Bridgewater (V)
Kurt Emerick (T)
Mark Burstein (T)
Tom McIntyre (V)
Pat Yost (V)
 

For questions or further information about any of the programs and services offered, please call the Parks & Recreation Department Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm.

 

Planning/Architectural Review Board

John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center
101 Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

phone (914) 762-8419
fax (914) 944-0195

The John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center can only be reached from the Southbound lane of Route 9A and is between Route 134 and Route 133. The Town Building Department is on the second floor.

Planning/Architectural Review Board Members: Ching Wah Chin (Chair), Greg McWilliams (Vice Chair), Gareth Hougham, Jim Bossinas, Marc Hoeflich
Consultants: Frederick P. Clark Associates, Inc. and Daniel Ciarcia, P.E., Consulting Engineer

folder Planning Board Projects page

pdf Planning Board Calendar 2018 (390 KB)

pdf Application for Planning Board (21 KB)

  document Planning Board - Application Fees (40 KB)

pdf Planning Board Procedures (12 KB)

pdf Town Zoning Map (Updated 2014) (665 KB)

folder Planning Board Meeting Minutes - Document Archive

Town Planning Board Meeting - Videos on YouTube

Contact the Planning/Architectural Review Board using this form

Town Planning Board Meetings - Video Archive

 

The Planning Board usually meets the first and third Wednesday of each month, with the first meeting of the month serving as a "Work Session"- both meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held at the Ossining Operations Center, 101 Route 9A, at 7:30 pm.

Applications heard include:

  • Subdivision Approval 
  • Site Plan Approval 
  • Wetlands Permits 
  • Steep Slopes Permits 
  • Filling and Grading Permits 
  • Conditional Use Permits 
  • Rezoning 

A pre-planning review fee is required, payable to the Town of Ossining, if you would like to discuss your application with the Planning Board Chairman, Town Engineer and Town Planner before being placed on the agenda. Please refer to the pdf Fee Schedule (39 KB) for this information.

Please review the application materials carefully and understand that payment of all fees associated with your application is imperative.

Application materials to be discussed at a Planning Board meeting must be submitted to the Building & Planning Department according to the schedule which establishes the submission date deadlines deadlines for the respective Planning Board meetings. You will not appear on the Planning Board agenda if you have failed to submit or apply by the deadlines. Application and Schedules available for download as PDF at top/bottom of this page.

Further, projects will no longer be automatically carried over from Planning Board meeting to Planning Board meeting.  Applicants must request to be placed on an upcoming agenda no later than the submission date deadlines on the attached schedule.

Applications to the Planning Board must be submitted by the Monday of the week prior to the meeting. The hearing request form may be obtained online, on the  Applications & Publications page, or at the Building Department, Ossining Operations Center, 2nd floor.

The  pdf Planning Board Schedule of Fees (54 KB) explains the various application review fees. The Short Environmental Assessment Form for the NY State Environmental Quality Review may also be downloaded.

A copy of the hearing request form accompanied by a filing fee and associated application fee (please see the pdf Fee Schedule (39 KB) for more information), a PDF and 4 hard copies of an accurate, intelligible plan of the property must be submitted by the Monday before the meeting to:

Planning Board Chairman
Town of Ossining
Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

Inquires regarding the above policies should be directed to Sandy Anelli at (914)762-8419 at the Building & Planning Department.

Directions to the John Paul Rodrigues Operations Center (Armory, Rte 9A) – Building Department, Zoning Board, Planning Board


Village of Ossining Intermunicipal Agreement
IMA Proposal to the Town of Ossining
Highway Department, Building Department and Planning Department

The Springsted Report of the Public Works Analysis commissioned by the Village of Ossining, Town of Ossining and the Village of Briarcliff Manor from ICMA was instituted to examine how best to provide Public Works service to all three municipalities.

pdf Download – Village of Ossining IMA Proposal to the Town of Ossining (331 KB) (May 7, 2011)
pdf Download – Town of Ossining Response to the Village IMA Proposal (32 KB)  (May 10, 2011)

Town Board Contacts

Town Supervisor: Dana Levenberg - phone (914) 762-6001 - fax (914) 762-0833

Council Members: Karen D'Attore, Elizabeth Feldman, Jackie Shaw, Northern Wilcher Jr.