TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH

ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

NOVEMBER MEETING AGENDA

THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 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 Report

III.I.

Introduction: The Narragansett Electric Company (applicant) for Aquidneck Island Gas Reliability Project at 111 Old Mill Lane. At the direction of the Rhode Island Energy Facilities Siting Board, the applicant is seeking an advisory opinion for a Special Use Permit for the mobilization of liquid natural gas equipment to support the natural gas supply to Aquidneck Island. The public hearing will take place in January.

IV.

Old Business

V.

New Business

V.I.

Decision Extension Consideration - Kathy Gaidmas, of 0357 Narragansett Avenue, Prudence Island, requests a 1-year extension for a special use permit and dimensional variance. In November, 2021, the Board voted to grant the petitioner’s request for an 18’ front yard variance, a 1’ side yard variance, and a special use permit to rebuild a single-family dwelling in accordance with submitted plans.

V.II.

Allen R. Tunak (applicant and owner) for property located at 122 Seaconnet Boulevard; being Tax Assessor’s Map 21 Lot 139 (Zoned Residential, R-10). The Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit under Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Page 2 of 2 Zoning Ordinance; Article VII A(1)(c) to enlarge a single-family home on a substandard lot of record and a Dimensional Variance on a substandard lot of record (Article VI, A(4)) to enlarge and intensify the use of a structure within setbacks. The petitioner seeks to replace the existing cape-style second floor and replace it with a full second floor.

V.III.

Joshua Parks (applicant and owner) for property located at 34 Harvest Drive; being Tax Assessor’s Map 66 Lot 30 (Zoned Residential, R-30). The Applicant seeks a Dimensional Variance from Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Zoning Ordinance; Article IV C(5). The petitioner seeks to construct a 6’ x 8’ shed in the front yard of the lot.

V.IV.

CJ Moss (applicant and owner) for property located at 2 Atlantic Avenue; being Tax Assessor’s Map 29 Lot 50 (Zoned Residential, R-20). The Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit under Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Zoning Ordinance; Article VII A(1)(c) to enlarge a single-family home on a substandard lot of record and a Dimensional Variance on a substandard lot of record (Article VI, A(4)) to enlarge and intensify the use of a structure within setbacks. The petitioner seeks to build an exterior deck off the second level on the east and south elevations.

V.V.

David Fleury (applicant and owner) for property located at 121 Robin Road; being Tax Assessor’s Map 49 Lot 22 (Zoned Residential, R-20). The Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit under Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Zoning Ordinance; Article VII A(1)(c) to enlarge a single-family home on a substandard lot of record and a Dimensional Variance on a substandard lot of record (Article VI, A(4)) to enlarge and intensify the use of a structure within setbacks. The petitioner seeks to construct a second story addition.

V.VI.

Robert and Judith Brooks (applicants and owners) for property located at 46 Cottage Avenue; being Tax Assessor’s Map 20 Lot 225 (Zoned Residential, R-10). The Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit under Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Zoning Ordinance; Article VII A(1)(c) to enlarge a single-family home on a substandard lot of record and a Dimensional Variance on a substandard lot of record (Article VI, A(4)) to enlarge and intensify the use of a structure within setbacks. The petitioner seeks to expand the second-floor bedroom to provide space for a second-floor bathroom.

V.VII.

Gail and Gloria Sardinha (applicants and owners) for property located at 58 Easton Avenue; being Tax Assessor’s Map 4 Lot 16 (Zoned Residential, R-10). The Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit under Ch. 405 of the Town Code; Zoning Ordinance; Article VII A(1)(c) to enlarge a single-family home on a substandard lot of record and Dimensional Variances on a substandard lot of record (Article VI, A(4)) to enlarge and intensify the use of a structure within setbacks as well as additional lot coverage relief (Article IV, B). The petitioner seeks to build a guest house over the existing garage as well as a 7’ x 13’ deck with stairs which would further increase the maximum lot coverage.

VI.

Adjourn

VII.

ZBR Business