The Variance Board of the Town of Santa Clara, County of Franklin, State of New
York held a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 7:00 PM at the Santa
Clara Town Hall, Route 30, Saranac Inn, New York, to hear comments on the
Application of John LaHart would require a variance from the body of water. The
distance change requested would be from 75 feet to 63 feet for the construction
of a deck. This variance would be on the applicant's property at 65 Church Pond
Rd., Saranac Lake, NY 12983, Town of Santa Clara, Franklin County, New York Tax
The proposed variance is:
1. A variance from the body of water from 75 feet to 63 feet for the
construction of a deck L10 ft, W24 ft, H6 ft.
The Variance Committee Members having taken into consideration the benefit to the
applicant, as weighed against the detriment to the health, safety and welfare of the
neighborhood or community and having considered the five factors has decided to GRANT
the variance. The decision does not preclude on our part any APA or other authoritative approval. It
is the responsibility of the applicants or owners to contact other state, county and/or local agencies to
secure any necessary permits.