Acting Justice James Ferreira in his Nov. 30 decision stated that the village of Voorheesville’s zoning code was “reasonably related to legitimate government interests,” and that Stewart’s Shops had, in its court filings, “failed to establish that the Zoning Code is arbitrary, capricious, unconstitutional or unlawful.”

Chance Townsend, who has been serving as Berne’s code-enforcement officer for the past year despite lacking state certification, left an order to vacate on a resident’s door one week after The Enterprise publicized his lack of qualification for the role. 

Pyramid is not above the law. And the Guilderland residents who are appointed to serve on the town’s zoning and planning boards need to follow the law as they review plans that affect all of the residents of Guilderland.

“Pyramid Management strongly disagrees with the decision,” Pyramid told The Enterprise in a statement. “We are very confident that we will have success in our appeal. We intend to take all appropriate actions to complete and finalize the governmental approval process for each project.​”

Despite mandatory delays due to the COVID-19 outbreak, tenants have moved into the first of 11 apartment buildings at the Preserve of West Creek.

The New Scotland solar law’s prime-soil and soils-of-statewide-importance provisions make siting a solar project in town nearly impossible. 

The chain has 340 locations in 31 counties across upstate New York and Southern Vermont and has invested $150 million in shop construction over the last three years; Stewart's will have 19 new shops in 2020.

NEW SCOTLAND — On Aug. 25, the zoning board here took a closer look at the request from Tommell Livestock, LLC to renew a use variance previously granted to the prior owner of the property, Charles Schufelt.

Christmas Land in Guilderland wants to expand its hours for the upcoming holiday season, but the business is being criticized for its noncompliance.

The owner of a New Scotland farm stand was cited and shut down by the town in May for violations of the zoning code. The owner says that her activities predate the zoning code and are therefore exempt from the laws.


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