The sky is no longer the limit for statues in Old Westbury.

The village's board of trustees approved a law Monday night limiting the height of accessory structures -- including gazebos, pergolas and statues -- to 25 feet, aligning them with height limits for accessory buildings, such as cabanas and sheds.

A homeowner with a structure taller than 25 feet can appear before the village's zoning board of appeals to seek a variance, Mayor Fred Carillo said.

Imposing height limits for accessory structures, "is something that had to be done and was overlooked in the past," Carillo said Tuesday. "We had to have a height limit; if a building is 25 feet, a structure shouldn't be any higher."

Manhattan real estate mogul Aby Rosen drew complaints from neighbors earlier this year after he installed "The Virgin Mother," a 33-foot-tall bronze statue of a nude pregnant woman on his 5.5-acre estate, where the A. Conger Goodyear House -- built in 1938 -- is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The statue, sculpted by the British artist Damien Hirst, displays the insides of about half a woman's body, with her tissue, skull and fetus exposed, much of it painted red.

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Neighbors complained to village officials that the statue was visible from their properties. Carillo said it was improperly placed in a conservation easement area, where plantings and structures are prohibited.

Rosen earlier this month received approval to place the statue -- along with two others -- on his property, after vowing to screen "The Virgin Mother" from the view of neighbors and pocket it in a hill, away from the conservation easement.

Carillo said the law passed Monday will have no "no effect whatsoever," on Rosen's already approved plans.

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Other tall artworks approved by the planning board for Rosen's property were "Wind-Up Hello Kitty," described as a 2008 sculpture from Tom Sachs, and a 1986 Keith Haring sculpture known as "Untitled: Figure Balancing on Dog."