20200714 - Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda




Tuesday, July 14, 2020

7:30 P.M.



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Roll call


Approval of minutes:           June 29, 2020 and June 30, 2020



Non-agenda items:


AGENDA – CONTINUATION                                                       July 14, 2020


Board member comments


Members of the public comments


Public hearings


Old Business:


MICHAEL & PAOLA SHADDOW – An application to permit the construction of one and two story additions, pool and patio which will result in a minimum side yard setback of 18.27 feet to the addition and 15.27 feet to the landing and steps, where 23.67 feet is required and a section of the driveway for turn-around with a width of 32 feet, where 17 feet is permitted at 302 Prospect Street, Block 4103, Lot 6, in an R-1 Zone. (Continued from March 10, 2020)


New Business:


GEORGE & ANGELA TAPIA – An application to extend the covered porch deck under the existing porte-cochere roof, construct a new detached two-car garage, new exterior steps, patio and walks and new in-ground pool which will result in coverage by above-grade structures within 140 feet of the front line of 22.3%, where 20% is permitted; gross building area of an accessory structure of 6.8%/1,500 sq. ft., where 5%/1,000 sq. ft. is permitted; and coverage by improvements within 140 feet of the front lot line of 41%/5,745 sq. ft., where 40%/5,600 sq. ft. is permitted; and a driveway width which exceeds what is permitted at 66 Heights Road, Block 2110, Lot 6, in an R-1 Zone. (Carried from June 1, 2020 without further notice)


JOSHUA & KAITLIN FERN – An application to permit the construction a one-story addition over the existing driveway which will result in coverage by above-grade structures of 22.2%, and coverage by above-grade structures within 140 feet of the front lot line of 30.6%, where 20% is permitted; coverage by improvements of 49.3%/6,172 sq. ft., where 45%/5,600 sq. ft. is permitted; coverage by improvements within 140 feet of the front lot line of 55.4%/4,811 sq. ft. where 45%/3,907 sq. ft. is permitted at 133 Kenilworth Road, Block 4203, Lot 18, in an R-2 Zone.


Resolution memorialization:          Phillips, 367 Marshall Street

                                                            Kirtane, 20 South Pleasant Avenue

                                                            Hills, 317 Downs Street

                                                            Warden, 320 Fairway Road





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