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Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« on: October 16, 2019, 09:15:26 AM »
If anyone here went through the process of legalizing an illegal driveway / curb cut, and/or adding a garage to the front of their house, please PM me or post here...
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(Thinking of buying a house which has an illegal driveway, and want to know what it entails...)

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Re: Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2019, 09:51:33 AM »
Jurisdiction?
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Re: Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2019, 09:53:02 AM »
If anyone here went through the process of legalizing an illegal driveway / curb cut, and/or adding a garage to the front of their house, please PM me or post here...
Thanks
(Thinking of buying a house which has an illegal driveway, and want to know what it entails...)
In what city? (I assume NY because you didn't specify....)

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Re: Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2019, 11:08:33 AM »
Yes, NY
Kings county

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Re: Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2019, 11:42:49 PM »
https://nypost.com/2018/02/15/residents-creating-illegal-driveways-has-drivers-fuming/

“So many have paved over their lawns and made illegal curb cuts. And the current laws have no bite to reverse them once they’re there.”

but, https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/curb-cuts.page
« Last Edit: October 16, 2019, 11:46:04 PM by Alexsei »
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Re: Legalizing a driveway / add garage
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2019, 12:37:49 AM »

but, https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/curb-cuts.page

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Minimum Distances from Sidewalk Obstructions

Trees: 7 feet
Hydrants: 7 feet
Light Poles: 7 feet
Street Signs: 7 feet
Utility Poles: 7 feet
Phone Booths: 10 feet
Talk about up to date regulations.
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