20181211 Zoning Board of Adjustment



Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Village Hall Court Room – 7:30 P.M.


Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Statement required by the Open Public Meeting Act “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a posting on the bulletin board in the Village Hall, by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record and by submission to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including date and time of this meeting”.

Please note: A curfew of 11:00 PM is strictly adhered to by the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Village of Ridgewood. No new matter involving an Applicant will be started after 10:30 PM. At 10:00 PM the Chairman will make a determination and advise Applicants as to whether they will be heard. If an Applicant cannot be heard because of the lateness of the hour, the matter will be carried over to a future meeting to be determined by the Board at 10:00 PM.

Roll call

Approval of minutes:          July 10, 2018;   July 24, 2018; August 14, 2018;  September 25, 2018

Non-agenda items:

          Board member comments

          Members of the public comments

Public hearings

          Old Business:

          NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC – An application to amend the Resolution approving a temporary 75 foot pole with antennas at the top and related equipment at the base of the pole to extend the time of removal from December 31, 2018, 2018  to February 28, 2019 at 490 Route 17, Block 4703, Lot 11, in an OB-2 zone.

KEVIN & JENNIFER HOGAN – An application to construct a front portico, a rear 2-story addition and a rear covered deck which will result in a side yard setback on the left of 9.2 feet to the first floor and 9.2 feet to the 2nd floor; side yard setback on the right of 6.8 feet to the chimney, 8.3 feet to the addition and 8.7 feet to the deck, where 20 feet is required;  combined side yard setback of 15.9 feet, where 16.5 feet is required; coverage by above-grade structures of 22.3%, coverage by above-

AGENDA – CONTINUATION                                                         December 11, 2018

grade structures within 140 feet of the front lot line of 23.7%, where 20% is

permitted for both; coverage by improvements within 140 feet of the front lot line of 46.76%, where 45% is permitted and gross building area of 37.76%/2,643 square feet where 35%/2,450 square feet is permitted at 82 John Street, Block 3501, Lot 6, in the R-1 Zone.  (Continued from October 30, 2018 without further notice)


BURROUGHS POOLE LLC – An application for preliminary and final site plan approval, use variance, variance and waiver approval to implement a drive-thru component to be used by a Starbucks retail coffee shop at 363-381 Route 17 South, Block 4807, Lot 1, in the HC-Highway Commercial Zone. (Continued from

1/30/18; 3/13/18; 4/24/18; 7/10/18) (Carry to January 22, 2019 without further notice)

          New Business:


TERENCE ROBINSON & WILLIAM HALL – An application to renovate and update the interior and exterior of the existing detached carriage house/garage and to renovate, update and expand the second floor guest suite of the carriage house, which will result in a use variance for an apartment over the garage and the expansion or alteration of a nonconforming structure or use at 151 West End Avenue, Block 2511, Lot 1, in the R-110 Zone. (Carried from November 13, 2018)(Carried from November 27, 2018)

          Resolution memorialization:        

          Discussion:   Concerns re: Starbucks drive-thru, Franklin Avenue



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