Bruce King, the president of the organization, said the hamlet and the Hampton Bays School District are burdened by overcrowded homes and motels illegally operating as apartments. If Hampton Bays were to incorporate, he said, it would appoint its own planning board and zoning board of appeals to address such matters.
Code enforcement, Mr. King pointed out, would be the highest priority. “Southampton Town has a certain amount budgeted for code enforcement, and there are areas like Hampton Bays, Flanders and Riverside that need more,” he said on Friday. “And we don’t get... more