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Planning Board

Sonic says no to Riverhead because approvals took too long, according to developer

“The years to collectively procure all necessary project approvals exceeded their limits,” developer Marc Kitchhoff told RiverheadLOCAL. The original application was filed in 2015. It gained final site plan approval last month.

Planning Board OKs drive-in restaurant and retail building on Rt. 58, self-storage warehouse in Polish Town, townhouses on Third Street

A site plan for a drive-in restaurant the developer hopes will be leased to a Sonic franchise gained final approval from the Riverhead Planning Board Thursday. It was among four site plans given final approval by the board at its meeting.

Planning Board concludes hearing on Elton Street site where indoor shooting range is planned

Residents voiced concerns about a proposed indoor shooting range at 680 Elton Street during a site plan hearing Oct. 6 before the Riverhead Planning Board.

Public hearing on Elton Street site plan, where gun range is proposed, set for Thursday

The Riverhead Planning Board will hold a public hearing Thursday evening on a site plan application for improvements and change-of-use for the Elton Street building where a firearm training facility and gun range are proposed.

Major industrial development in Calverton fails to clear final hurdle of review process — for now

The review and approval of a proposal to build a 412,000-square-foot industrial building on a 30-acre site on Middle Country Road in Calverton stalled at the Riverhead Planning Board last week after the board’s former chairperson lodged a forceful complaint about the process being followed.

High-tech firearms training facility planned for vacant factory building on Elton Street

The firearms facility, to be located within the existing one-story concrete block building, will include an indoor shooting range that will be open to the public, as well as a virtual reality training facility and firearms sales.

Planning board gives ‘non-binding’ OK to EPCAL subdivision conceptual plan

Despite members still having lots of questions about the unusual plan, novel zoning concept and out-of-the-ordinary process, the Riverhead Planning Board last night gave its "non-binding" blessing to a concept plan for the subdivision of 2,234 town-owned acres in the Enterprise Park at Calverton

Longtime planning board member Lyle Wells replaced; says he had ‘no idea’ it was happening

Longtime Riverhead Planning Board member Lyle Wells was replaced yesterday by the Riverhead Town Board, a move which he said took him by surprise.