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East Hampton Village is getting ready for spring by proposing changes in the village code to address two perennial local problems — noise and parking.
The village board already restricts “loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises,” and wants to further limit noise by reducing the hours that construction and demolition work can take place. The board also plans to extend by about two months the...Read more »
Glen Cove residents packed City Hall last week to hear about the public spaces that would be part of a proposed $1 billion mixed-use waterfront project.
While the topic was the public spaces, residents raised concerns about the security, parking and traffic and some questioned the suitability of the project for the city.
The landscape architect of the project, Rick Parisi, a managing...Read more »
Hempstead Town officials plan to consider reserving parking spaces for town residents at the Long Island Rail Road’s station in Merrick.
The Hempstead Town board has scheduled a public hearing on the possibility of a resident-only permit-parking program at the Merrick station, which has more than 1,500 spaces. The meeting is planned for Feb. 18 during the board’s 10:30 a.m. meeting in the...Read more »
McDonald’s USA LLC is seeking to open a 4,388-square-foot drive-through restaurant on half of an empty lot on Route 110 in Melville.
The company has an application before the Huntington Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a parking variance and variances for the area, number and size regarding signs for the project, and a special-use permit to build a drive-through restaurant.
The about...Read more »
The Smithtown Town Board has asked the town planning department to submit a preliminary drawing by the Feb. 27 board meeting to determine whether the town should build a municipal parking lot in downtown Kings Park.
Councilman Robert Creighton, who urged the board Tuesday to decide whether to secure an appraisal on the property, said the proposed lot would create about 20 to 22 parking spaces...Read more »
The Patchogue Village board has taken steps to reduce the parking problems, public urination or customers loudly leaving popular nightclubs that are in the area.
Trustees unanimously voted 7-0 Monday night to amend village code 415 to restrict parking on the east side of Railroad Avenue, from Church to Gerard streets, to vehicles with permits.
Patrons of popular establishments such as...Read more »
People with overdue Village of Manorhaven parking tickets can now take advantage of a special amnesty program to pay a portion of their fines.
The Justice Court Amnesty and Compliance Project 2014, established by the Manorhaven village board of trustees, grants a reduction in fines for those with overdue parking tickets dated from Jan. 1, 2005. through Dec. 15, 2013.
The program, which...Read more »