By STEVE JONES Staff writer
A proposal for a new bar and restaurant on Greenway-New London Road will be in front of the Zoning Board of Appeals Wednesday night, though its "adult entertainment" also listed is already allowed in the area based on the zoning.
The five-member volunteer board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council chambers at City Hall.
Kyle Endemann of Oneida has a purchase offer on a property on Greenway-New London Road at the intersection of Route 365, according to his application. The building would 4,500 square feet, with a 62-vehicle parking lot.
Endemann does not need permission for the "adult entertainment," as that is allowed in the area under its zoning code due to being isolated from residences, schools, religious sites and public parks. What he needs from the board if a use variance for the bar and restaurant, which are not allowed there because of the zoning, which is F-1, a code defined mostly by agricultural uses.
The type of adult entertainment Endemann is proposing at the business is defined within the city’s code for such uses as "adult cabarets" — nightclub, bar, restaurant or similar which features live performances characterized by exposure of "specified anatomical areas" or by "specified sexual activities."