Town of Portsmouth

Zoning Board of Review

November Meeting Agenda

Thursday – November 16, 2023 - 7:00 PM

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

The Town of Portsmouth’s Zoning Board Meeting will be in person, 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:


Roll Call


New Business


1. Dan Abedon and Ruth Wong (applicants and owners) for property located at 82 Glen Road; being Tax Assessor’s Map 58 Lot 46 (Zoned Residential, R-30). The Applicant seeks a Dimensional Variance (Article III, Section G3(a), Section G5(i)) to create a second curb opening onto a street in a Traffic Sensitive Overlay District.

  1. 82 Glen.pdf

2. Robert Furlan (applicant and owner) for property located at 330 Riverside Street; being Tax Assessor’s Map 15 Lot 71 (Zoned Residential, R-10). The Applicant seeks Dimensional Variances (Article IV, Section B) to construct a single-family home on a vacant parcel.


3. Marcos Carapia (applicant and owner) for property located at 40 Cul-De-Sac Way; being Tax Assessor’s Map 35 Lot 6B (Zoned Residential, R-20). The Applicant seeks a Dimensional Variances (Article IV, Section B; Article IV, Section C5) for retroactive approval to locate a container shed over 120 square feet located in the front, rear, and side yard setback.


ZBR Business


1. Recent Changes by the R.I. Legislature for 2024 that effects the Portsmouth Zoning Ordinance (Town Code Chapter 405) and Land Development and Subdivision Regulations (Town Code Chapter 236