Town of Portsmouth

Zoning Board of Review

December Meeting

Thursday December 17, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Meeting Agenda


I.

Roll Call

II.
III.

Chairman's Report

IV.

Old Business

IV.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).

IV.II.

(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).

IV.III.

(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 January
V.

New Business

V.I.

(R-10) Stephen & Ann Perry (owners) seek dimensional variances for side yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to install a generator and HVAC equipment within the side yard on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 1277 Anthony Rd. (1-16).

V.II.

(R-20) Patrick Joyce (owner) seeks dimensional variances for rear yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a 24’ x 24’ deck within the rear yard on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 1014 Middle Rd. (57-164).

V.III.

(R-10) Nelia Cunha (owner) seeks 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) the applicant was previously approved for variances requiring less relief on May 21, 2020.

V.IV.

(R-10) Joseph & Christi DeSisto Fragale (owners) seek dimensional variances for front yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a single family dwelling on a vacant nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 0 Berkley Ave. (3-25).

V.V.

(R-10) Andria DeVaul Gross (owner) seeks a dimensional variances lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a breezeway between the existing house and garage on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 122 Dighton Ave. (3-65).

V.VI.

(C-1) Sean F. Smith (owner) seeks dimensional variances for front yard setback and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a walk-in cooler for an existing restaurant on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 15 Point Rd. (21-105).

V.VII.

(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).

Continued to January
V.VIII.

(R-20) Anthony & Bettie Silvia (owners) seek dimensional variances for lot area, frontage and lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) to resubdivide two existing nonconforming lots of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) in common ownership located at 24 & 36 Clear View Ave. (58-4 & 5).

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Nott, Chairman

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