Public Hearing Variance Application: PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE VARIANCE BOARD TOWN OF SANTA CLARA The Variance Board of the Town of Santa Clara, County of Franklin, State of New York, will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2023 at 6:00 PM at the Santa Clara Town Hall, Route 30, Saranac Inn, New York, to hear comments on the following application: Application of Jules Callaghan would require a variance for an increase in size to an existing non-confor ming building. This variance would be on the applicant’s property at 3904 State Route 30, Tupper Lake, NY 12986, Town of Santa Clara, Franklin County, New York Tax Map 431.1-23. The proposed variance is: The applicant wishes to remove and replace the original 1-story section of the home with a new 2-story structure with the same footprint. Section 8.30 of the Town of Santa Clara Land Use Code (Nonconfor mity, Other Than Use) prevents the increase in size of a non-conforming structure. The house is non-confoming due to its partial location within the 75 ft setback from the water and within the 25 ft setback from the property line. The variance application of Jules Callaghan is available for public review and inspection at the office of the Santa Clara Town Clerk, Santa Clara Town Hall, 5367 State Route 30, Saranac Inn, NY, during the Clerk’s business hours. Contact the Clerk at 518- 354-8477 or by e-mail at [email protected] for information about the Clerk’s office hours. Arrangements to review the application can also be made by contacting the Chairperson of the Variance Board, Nancy LaBombard, at 518-891-5203. Anyone wishing to comment on the variance application may do so, either personally or by authorizing a representative to comment. Comments can be made verbally at the Public Hearing. Comments may also be submitted in writing, either at the Public Hearing or via United States mail addressed to: Variance Board Chairperson- Town of Santa Clara, Nancy La Bombard, 41 Kimpton Rd., Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Comments submitted by U.S. Mail must be received by 5:00 PM on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. Nancy LaBombard Chairperson  Pub.: December 4, 2023

Town of Santa Clara

Welcome to the Town of Santa Clara, New York

Santa Clara is a town in Franklin County, New York, in the Malone metro area. The population was 332 at the 2020 census. Population in the year 2010: 345.

Santa Clara, a town within the Adirondack Park. Southwest of the Village of Malone, is the second largest town in Franklin County. The south part of the town is dominated by numerous lakes. Including 58 ponds of the Saint Regis Canoe Area. Presently the only Canoe Wilderness Area in the park, as well as most of 4,700-acre (19 km2) Upper Saranac Lake.

Formed from part of the Town of Brandon in 1888. The Town of Santa Clara, the name, was derived from the wife of an early town businessman, John Hurd. An addition from Brandon was added to Santa Clara in 1896.

William Rockefeller began buying property in the town around 1896 in order of establish an estate, used by members of his family during the summer.

The latitude of Santa Clara is 44.463N. The longitude is -74.391W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,588 feet. Land Area is 175.02 Square miles.

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