Town of Portsmouth
Zoning Board of Review
November Meeting

Thursday – November 19, 2020 7:00 PM

The Town of Portsmouth’s Zoning Board Meeting will be live streamed on the web and by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. Please note that any referenced documentation that is displayed during the meeting will be visible through the web or mobile device but will not be visible using the phone dial-in option.

To access the meeting by phone dial-in, please dial: 1-888-788-0099

Once prompted for the meeting ID, please dial: 810-7212-4202 #

Once prompted for a participant ID:

            If you are an invited participant, dial your participant ID followed by #

            If you are a member of the public, just dial #

You will now be in the meeting.

While in the audio conference, to raise your hand to ask a question, dial *9 and the host will be notified of your interest to ask a question. To mute/unmute yourself, dial *6

To access the meeting through the web using a computer or mobile device, go to the following web link in any browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) to run the Zoom app and view the meeting:

Using your laptop or mobile device, you can raise your hand to ask a question, or pose the question in the moderated Question and Answering chat window. The host will then be able to respond to your raised hand or Q&A question.

To find further information on upcoming Zoning Board meetings, please visit the following website:

Meeting Agenda


Roll Call




Chairman's Report


Old Business


(R-20) Michael & Karen Mulligan (owners) seek a dimensional variance for rear yard shed placement requirement (Art. IV, Sec. C.5) to construct an 8’ x 8’ storage shed located at 58 Mill Ln. (51-238)


New Business


(R-20) Robert Kielbasa (owner) seeks a dimensional variance for rear yard setback (Art. IV, Sec. B) to construct a 16’ x 20’ swimming pool located at 50 Long Shore Rd. (34-63).


(R-30) Robert & Cheryl Harkin (owners) seek a dimensional variance for rear yard setback (Art. IV, Sec. B) to construct a 14’ x 28’ swimming pool located at 92 Harvest Dr. (66-38).


(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).


(I-L) Stephen Seiter (applicant) and SBC Realty, LLC (owner) seek to amend their special use permit granted on May 19, 2005 to remove the conditions of approval related to: #4) concealing refuse or dumpster containers; #8) restrictions on external storage; #9) restrictions on paining of vehicles and boats; and #10) restrictions on auto body work. The request to remove requirements #9 and #10 will require the approval of additional special use permits to operate an automobile paint and body shop (Art. V Sec. F.6) located at 75 High Point Ave (38-6).


(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).

Continued to December 17, 2020
Respectfully submitted,
Jim Nott, Chairman

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