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08/14/19 10:00am

Courtesy Photo Some property owners will soon be filing paper work with the town.

The Town Board is working to bring into compliance an undisclosed number of projects that were completed without receiving certificates of occupancy (CO). (more…)

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08/08/19 4:30pm

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There won’t be another vote on Shelter Island’s short-term rental law (STR) — at least not in the foreseeable future — despite a charge that the law passed by the Town Board is “invalid.”

The charge came from Kathryn Klenawicus, a staunch foe of the STR law, who maintains the legislation is invalid because it is “materially different” from what was discussed at a public hearing on June 14 in advance of the vote. (more…)

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06/28/18 8:00am
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. sought advice from the Town Board at its Tuesday work session about enforcing the short-term rental (STR) law.

While police can respond to noise complaints, Mr. DeStefano wanted suggestions on who should be handling calls from residents reporting their neighbors for renting their houses more often than the law allows. (more…)