Southold Sets Hearing on Proposed Hotel Development Pause

A proposal to enact a year-long moratorium on the construction of new hotels on the North Fork advanced when Town of Southold officials scheduled a public hearing to discuss the idea.

The town board set the hearing for 4:30 p.m. June 18 at Southold Town Hall following debate about the pace of development in the community and concerns from residents seeking to preserve the area’s character.