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NY Appellate Court Overturns Decision by ZBA Finding Issuance of a Building Permit for Garage was not a Permissible Accessory Use under the Ordinance

The zoning board approved the issuance of a building permit for the construction of a large garage on a lot located in an R-2 residential zone. The ZBA determined that the garage was a permitted accessory use and did not require an area variance. The appellate court disagreed, finding that the decision of the board was not …