TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH
ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING 
THURSDAY - MAY 21, 2020 - 7:00 PM
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1.

I. Minutes

2.

II. Chairman Report

3.

III. Old Business

3.I.

(R-60) The Preservation Society of Newport County (owners) seeks two special use permits for agricultural special events (Art. V, Sec. C.5.) to operate a fall lantern program and to host a series of a maximum of sixteen (16) private events/functions located at the Green Animals Topiary Gardens 354 & 380 Corys Lane. (37-32). 40 Minutes*

3.II.

(R-20) Marion & Bryant Phillips (owners) seek dimensional variances for side yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a deck to an existing dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 0944 Narragansett Ave on Prudence Island. (77-75A). 15 Minutes*

3.III.

(R-20) Brian & Victoria Worcester (owners) seek dimensional variances for front & side yard setbacks and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a deck and access ramp to an existing dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 013 Holbrook Ave on Prudence Island. (75-17). 15 Minutes*

3.IV.

(R-20) Aaron Polselli (applicant) and Aaron Polselli, ET AL (owners) seek a variance to construct a single family dwelling on a newly created lot not fronting on a public way (Art. III Sec. D.2.) located at 47 Westwood Dr. (37-17). 10 Minutes*

3.V.

(R-40) Cort B. Chappell (applicant) and Howard Marsh (owner) seek a variance to construct lap pool without the required six-foot fence (Art. V Sec. I.5.) located at 275 Farmland Dr. (65-3A). 15 Minutes*

3.VI.

(C-TC) BullfrogFit, LLC (applicant) and Scott & Duane Polselli (owner) seek a seek a special use permit to operate an indoor recreational facility (Art. V Sec. B.13.) located at 2477 East Main Rd. (36-15). 15 Minutes*

3.VII.

(R-10) Manuel & Nelia Cunha (owners) seek dimensional variances for front & rear yard setbacks and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct an attached garage to an existing dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 121 Rhode Island Ave. (4-107). CONTINUED TO JUNE

4.

IV. New Business

4.I.

(R-10) Andre Gonzalez (owner) seeks a dimensional variance to be allowed to construct a single family dwelling on a lot not fronting on a public roadway (Art. III, Sec. D.2) and a special use permit as the lot is an undersized nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 0 Metacomet St. (5-10). 10 Minutes*

4.II.

(R-20) Timothy & Christine Downes (owners) seek dimensional variances for side & rear yard setbacks and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct an addition to the garage and in ground swimming pool on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 39 Bayview Ave. (6-53). 15 Minutes*

4.III.

(R-20) RI Design Build (applicant) and Janet Jones (owner) seek a dimensional variance for front yard setback (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct an addition on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 7 Canonchet Dr. (31-100). 15 Minutes*



Respectfully submitted,

Jim Nott, Chairman

* Denotes estimated hearing length only

The public is welcome to any meeting of the Town’s boards and committees. Copies of all application supporting documents can be downloaded on at www.portsmouthri.com or by contacting the Town Planning office at 401-643-0333.