The Town of Southampton recently held several public hearings to consider a local law requiring an updated certificate of occupancy prior to all property transfers. Specifically, the local law proposed amending Town Code §123-16, Certificate of Occupancy, to state that “upon any change in ownership of a property, an updated certificate of occupancy shall be

Canoe Place Inn, Hampton Bays
Canoe Place Inn, Hampton Bays, photo credit: www.27east.com

The Town of Southampton re-zoned three properties located in Hampton Bays adjacent or close to the Shinnecock Canal by amending the Town’s Zoning Code to add section 330-248(V), creating the Canoe Place Inn, Canal and Eastern District Maritime Planned Development District. This local

 On September 10, 2013, the Town of Southampton adopted a Resolution authorizing the “acquisition” of the ever popular and quite infamous Neptune Beach Club (referred to by partygoers as “Neptunes”) located on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.  The source of funding for the acquisition is the Community Preservation Fund (“CPF”) established in 1998 and adopted