Zoning Board of Appeals


OFFICE HOURS: Front Counter
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Mary Passaro Secretary to the Board
Zoning Board of Appeals
40 Nassau Ave, Suite 1
Islip, New York 11751
(631) 224-5489
(631) 224-3060

The Zoning Board of Appeals processes:

  1. Variance applications - arising from building permit denials
  2. Accessory Apartment applications
  3. Two Family - Family Use Only applications ("Mother Daughter" applications)
  4. Special Exceptions - Permits for various uses specified in the Zoning Ordinance

Please fill out the application in its entirety and bring to the Zoning Board of Appeals along with all other required documents. Forms can be filled out electronically but cannot be submitted online.
Accessory Apartment Application
Accessory Apartment Transfer Application
Area Variance Application
Minor Subdivison Application
Nonconforming Use Application
Sign Application
Special Exception Application
Substandard Lot Application
Two Family, Family Use Only Special Exemption Application
Use Variance Application

Zoning Board of Appeals Fee Schedule

Board Members
John M. Lorenzo, CHAIRMAN
Vincent J. Messina Jr., VICE CHAIRMAN
William D. Wexler
Daniel J. Sullivan
Christopher R. Nicolia
Mary Passaro, SECRETARY


Planning Division: (631) 224-5450 
Building Division: Permits: (631) 224-5466  Records: (631) 224-5470
Engineering Division: (631) 224-5360
Zoning Board of Appeals: (631) 224-5489
Economic Development: (631) 224-5512