Yorktown Officials Refer First Zoning Overlay Application to Planning Board

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The Yorktown Tribune Edition YORKTOWN, NY — February 23, 2022 – On Tuesday, February 22nd the Yorktown Town Board referred the first site-plan application under the Town’s recently adopted zoning overlay districts to the Planning Board. Underhill Soundview LLC is proposing to transform the former Soundview Preparatory School campus at 370 Underhill Ave. into a mixed-use development with 148 residential …

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Yorktown to Distribute Home Covid-19 Kits – Saturday, February 12th Starting at 8:00 a.m.

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The Yorktown Tribune Edition YORKTOWN, NY — February 11, 2022 — Yorktown officials will distribute 1,000 at-home Covid-19 tests on Saturday, February 12. The drive-thru distribution is at the Jefferson Valley Mall’s parking lot starting at 8 a.m. They will be distributed while supplies last to Yorktown residents ONLY. There is a one-kit limit per vehicle and recipients must present …

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Yorktown Adopts Overlay District Zoning

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YORKTOWN, NY — January 18, 2022 — In response to long lines for testing at local pharmacies and urgent care centers, a mobile testing site opened today in Granite Knolls Park. Yorktown officials responded to the surging demand for Covid-19 tests by partnering with Ridgewood Labs to offer drive-thru services in the park’s parking lot. This location is Ridgewood Lab’s …

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Yorktown Adopts Overlay District Zoning

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YORKTOWN, NY — December 29, 2021 – The Yorktown Town Board voted yesterday, Tuesday, December 28th  to adopt overlay district zoning for two business hamlets. The creation of overlay districts in the Yorktown Heights and Lake Osceola business hamlets will encourage the creative redevelopment of functionally outdated properties, a greater flexibility of permitted land uses and visually harmonious streetscapes. The …

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Yorktown Adopts Increase in Veterans’ Property Exemption Benefit

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YORKTOWN, NY — September 9, 2021 – The Town Board recently approved an expanded property tax benefit for military veterans. The amendment to the local Alternative Veterans Exemption and Cold War Veterans Exemption affects the following maximum property exemptions: Non-Combat Veteran exemptions will increase from $1,204 to $1,590, or 15% of the assessment, whichever is less. Combat Veteran exemptions will …

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Yorktown To Build New Adaptive Playground

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YORKTOWN, NY – June 30, 2021 — Yorktown has received $250,000 to build the first adaptive playground for children of all abilities in northern Westchester County. The playground at Granite Knolls is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will include swings, slides, and jungle gyms. Construction is expected to begin in September. Adaptive playgrounds have accessible play gear for …

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Yorktown Adopts New Zombie Home Law

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YORKTOWN, NY – March 4, 2021 — Yorktown Town Board approved new legislation / rules on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 for bank-owned properties known as zombie homes. The new law applies to properties whose owners are in mortgage default. Within 10 days of the date that a bank declares its mortgage on a particular parcel of property to be in …

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Yorktown Adopts Anti-drag Racing Laws

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YORKTOWN, NY — January 23, 2021 – The Yorktown Town Board is cracking down on drag racing with two new laws that include vehicle confiscation. On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the Town Board amended a local law by adding specific prohibitions on drag racing. The fine for anyone caught drag racing ranges from $1,000 to $5,000. The Town Board also …

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Yorktown Approves Research and Development Project

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YORKTOWN, NY —  January 21, 2021 – On Tuesday night, January 19, 2021, the Yorktown Town Board approved a flex-space use on Front Street that will allow the construction of a research and development facility for green technology. SK Energy Holdings LLC asked the Town Board to amend a permitted use at 1600 Front Street. The applicant intends to use …

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Yorktown Approves Affordable Housing Agreement

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Deal includes new municipal senior center and recreation offices YORKTOWN, NY — November 18, 2020 — The Yorktown Town Board approved a 35-year agreement last night that will preserve and enhance 160 units of affordable senior housing at the Beaveridge apartments. The agreement stipulates that Beaveridge Housing Associates, L.P, the owner of Beaveridge, will continue to receive a property-tax exemption …

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