Town of Portsmouth

Zoning Board of Review

January Meeting

Thursday - January 21, 2021 - 7:00 PM

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Meeting Agenda



I.

Roll Call

II.

Minutes

III.

Chairman's Report

IV.

Officer Elections

V.

Old Business

V.I.

(R-20) Marianne Dornfeld (applicant) and Rick Realty, LLC (owner) seek a variance to construct a duplex on a lot not fronting on a public street (Art. III Sec. D.2.) located at 557 Bristol Ferry Rd. (12-54).

V.II.

(R-20) Chris Fagan (applicant) and Fred Sousa & Sherri Feld (owners) seek dimensional variances for front, rear & side yard setbacks and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) as well as, a variance to construct a dwelling on a lot not fronting on a public street (Art. III Sec. D.2.) and special use permit to construct a 1,280 sf dwelling and 800 sf deck on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 0 Chase Ave. Prudence Island. (77-72E).

V.III.

(R-10) Kristin Miller (owner) seeks dimensional variances for front, side & rear yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 34 Aquidneck Ave. (24-166).

VI.

New Business

VI.I.

(R-20) Edward Aldrich (owner) seeks a dimensional variance for side yard setback (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct an addition to his existing single family dwelling located at 0306 Narragansett Ave on Prudence Island. (82-9).

VI.II.

(I-H) Alec R. Tesa (owner) seeks to amend a special use permit for the Carnegie Harbor Condominium development which was approved initially on October 4, 2001 and further amended on January 23, 2003 and October 15, 2009. The proposed amendment is to merge two adjacent limited common elements identified as units 15 & 16 of the Cottages at Carnegie Master Condominium located on Carnegie Abbey Lane. (26-2B-15 & 26-2B-16).

VI.III.

(R-10) Cort B. Chappell (applicant) and Rosemary Holiday (owner) seek a dimensional variance for front yard setback (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a portico and steps on an existing dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 97 Attleboro Ave. (3-23).

VI.IV.

(R-10) Coastal Properties LLC (owners) seek a dimensional variance for lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a 30’ x 8’ deck on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 23 Canton Ave. (3-50).

VI.V.

(R-20) Daniel Rubin (applicant) and Marsha Leonard (owner) seek a special use permit to construct an accessory small solar energy system array (Art. V Sec. A.3) located at 182 Locust Ave (51-197).

VI.VI.

(R-10) Rhonda Gilbert & Jeffrey Rose (owners) seek an extension of the dimensional variances for front yard setback and number of building stories (Art. IV, Sec. B) and special use permit to renovate and expand an existing one (1) bedroom dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 155 Seaconnet Blvd. (21-118) as approved on December 19, 2019.

VI.VII.

(C-1) Aquidneck Light LLC (applicant) and Duane Horton (owner) seek a special use permit to construct a public utility structure (Art. V, Sec. B.5) at 0 East Main Rd. (29-113B)

Continued to the February meeting

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Nott, Chairman

* Denotes estimated hearing length only

 

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