Town of Portsmouth

Zoning Board of Review

August Meeting

Thursday – August 19, 2021 - 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.

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I.

Roll Call

II.

Minutes

III.

Chairman's Report

IV.

Old Business

IV.I.

(R-20) Christopher & Debra Burnett (owners) seek a special use permit to construct a Small Solar Energy System (Art. V Sec. J.3.) and a dimensional variance to allow a shed outside of the rear yard (Art. IV Sec. J.3.) located at 415 Sea Meadow Dr. (42A-55).

IV.II.

(R-40) Mark E. Goulart, Trustee and Bradford C & Marjory R. Gray (appellants) are appealing a decision of the “Portsmouth Building & Zoning Officer and /or other Administrative Officer(s)” (Art. XIV Sec. B) permitting the construction of a driveway off of a private way to a certain parcel on Vanderbilt Lane identified as A.P. 59 Lot 5A. (59-5A)

V.

New Business

V.I.

(R-30) Nancy Paolino Chrupcala (owner) seeks a special use permit to convert a non-conforming attached garage into living space (Art. VI Sec. C.3) located at 15 Cheryl Ave. (4-84)

V.II.

(R-20) Christopher & Mary Caouette (owners) seek a dimensional variance 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)

V.III.

(R-30) Norman & Ruth Siebens (owners) seek a dimensional variance for lot size (Art. IV Sec. B) and a special use permit to perform an administrative subdivision creating less conformity on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 34 Goularte Ln. (63-9)

V.IV.

(R-20) Christopher Kane (owner) seeks a dimensional variance for side yard setback (Art. IV Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct a 24’ x 14’ shed on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 14 Brant Rd. (17-27)

V.V.

(WD) SHM NEB, LLC (owner) seeks a dimensional variance for building height (Art. IV Sec. B) to construct a 145’ x 250’ boat storage building 65’ tall located at 1 Lagoon Rd. (37-36 B&C)

V.VI.

(R-20) Deborah Jesdale (applicant) and Avery Jesdale & Walter White (owners) seek dimensional variances for two (2) side yard setback & lot coverage (Art. IV Sec. B) and a special use permit to construct an addition to a single family dwelling on a nonconforming lot of record (Art. VI, Sec. A.4) located at 0764 Narragansett Ave on Prudence Island. (78-65)

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Nott, Chairman

 

* Denotes estimated hearing length only 

 

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.