Town of Portsmouth

Zoning Board of Review

February Meeting Agenda

Thursday – February 17, 2022 - 7:00 PM

Town Council Chambers - 2200 East Main Rd Portsmouth, RI 02871

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I.

Roll Call

II.

Minutes

III.

Chairman's Report

IV.

Old Business

IV.I.

(R-20) Christopher & Mary Caouette (owners) seek to amend a previously approved dimensional variance (August 19, 2021) for side yard setback (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a 2,400 sq. ft. in-ground pool located at 2271 East Main Rd. (39-64D)

IV.II.

(I-H) Aquidneck Country Club, Inc. (owners of lot 26-10) seek to amend a previously approved special use permit (2009) to develop twenty-two (22) single family dwellings & six (6) duplex units where the previously approved plan consisted of three (3) twelve (12) unit multifamily buildings on 0 Willow Ln (26-10) a vacant 6.4-acre parcel that is part of the Carnegie Development that also includes parcels identified as Tax Map 26 Lots 2, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3 & 4. The proposed amendment also includes the location of a stormwater detention area on 0 Brownell Ln. (22-3). The proposal also requests dimensional variances for front yard & building stories (Art. IV Sec. B) & distance between building, roadway width, number of units per building & parking & travelled way setbacks (Art. VII Sec. C.10.).

IV.IV.

(R-10) Frank Fusaro & Lindsey Viveiros (owners) seek dimensional variances for side & rear yard setbacks and building height in stories (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a vertical addition to a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 259 Riverside St. (15-59)

V.

New Business

V.I.

(R-10) David & Kathy Clarke (owners) seek dimensional variances for rear yard setbacks and lot coverage (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct an 8’ x 16’ covered porch addition to a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 28 Canton Ave. (3-30)

V.II.

(R-60) Todd & Sandra Smith (owners) seek a dimensional variance to construct a single family dwelling with garage (Art. III, Sec. D.2.) located at 0 Narragansett Ave. at the end of Deer Ln. (private road) (74-18A)

V.III.

(R-30) George & Marie Corey (owners) seek a dimensional variance for lot frontage (Art. IV, Sec. B) to reduce the frontage to 20 feet from 62 feet as part of an administrative subdivision located at 905 Wapping Rd. (66-8)

V.IV.

(R-20) Rebecca & James Sattel (owners) seek a dimensional variance for rear yard setback (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a 12’ x 12’ sun room addition to a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 15 Settlers St. (19-68)

V.V.

(R-20) Karen Bloomstedt (owner) seeks dimensional variances for two front yard setbacks (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a covered porch addition to a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 135 Bristol Ferry Rd. (23-47)

V.VI.

(R-10) Michael & Mary Zani (owners) seek dimensional variances for front yard setback and two (2) lot coverages (Art. IV, Sec. B) and a special use permit to perform a lot line adjustment and construct a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 1350 & 0 Anthony Rd. (1-55 & 56)

V.VIII.

(R-60 & R-30) Patrick Beck (applicant) & Z Family Farm, LLC (owners) seek a special use permit to hold a 5K & 10K running race as an agricultural special event (Art. V Sec. C.5.) at 0 Jepson Ln and 0 East Main Rd. (60-22&26 & 61-1)

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 https://www.portsmouthri.com/232/Zoning-Board-of-Review or by contacting the Town Planning office at 401-643-0333.