Accessory apartments ‘keep towns fresh’

How to create and manage an accessory apartment was the topic of a talk June 8. Jocelyn Ayer explained how the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation can offer assistance. Photo by Asher Pavel

LAKEVILLE — The Salisbury Bank and Trust Co. (SB&T) hosted a seminar at the main office, in Lakeville, about accessory apartments on June 8. Approximately 30 people attended.

Presentations were made by Jocelyn Ayer, Accessory Apartments Program Coordinator for the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF), and Patrick Hare, chairman of the Cornwall Planning and Zoning Commission.

Hare literally wrote the book on accessory apartments, “Creating an Accessory Apartment” (1987).

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