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Riverhead Planning Board

Riverhead Planning Board has new chairperson

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Joann Waski of Jamesport was appointed acting chairperson of the Riverhead Planning Board Tuesday.

Propane facility on Kroemer Avenue gains planning board approval after site plan revision

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A proposal to develop a liquid propane storage and distribution facility on Kroemer Avenue in Riverhead gained preliminary site plan approval last week from the Riverhead Planning Board, which initially rejected the application, spurring a lawsuit by the applicant.

Riverhead Planning Board chairman announces retirement

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Riverhead Planning Board Chairman Stan Carey has announced his retirement from the board, effective Nov. 30.

Sound Avenue vineyard’s expansion plans shot down by planning board in split vote

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After hearing opposition from residents and civic associations, the Riverhead Planning Board voted 3-2 to deny Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyards' site plan application last week, over concerns about noise from outdoor music.

Planning board grants final approval to Calverton’s fifth large solar power facility

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The addition of Calverton Solar Center will bring the total approved solar energy production capacity in Calverton to 88 megawatts, enough to power more than 14,000 homes.

Developer of proposed Kroemer Avenue propane facility files suit against the town

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The suit, filed in State Supreme Court last week, seeks a ruling that the site plan application of 48 Kroemer LLC is still pending and asks the court to approve the site plan rejected by a planning board majority in June.

Riverhead at a crossroads on NextEra solar energy proposal

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The town is faced with a gnarly decision, but everything about this application has been gnarly right for the beginning. Here's why.

Riverhead fire commissioners sound alarm about proposed 270,000-gallon propane facility

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Riverhead Fire Commissioners have sounded an alarm about a proposed 270,000-gallon propane storage and distribution facility on Kroemer Avenue.

Planning board chairman wants more ‘solid’ information about water availability before approving new development

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Citing questions surrounding the capacity of the Riverhead Water District to supply customers during peak demand periods, the planning board chairman said new development applications require increased scrutiny.

Better late than never? Riverhead makes delayed referral to county planners of its own subdivision map — which the town already...

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The timing is unusual, in that the referral to the planning commission would typically have been made prior to the town planning board granting preliminary approval for the subdivision of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park.
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