20201110 - Zoning Board of Adjustment



        Tuesday, November 10, 2020

        7:30 P.M.



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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


Roll call


Approval of minutes: 


Non-agenda items:


Board member comments


Members of the public comments

AGENDA – CONTINUATION                                                                November 10, 2020


Public hearings


Old Business:


DANIEL & ALYSSA DELMONACO -  An application to permit the construction of a porte-cochere which would result in a side yard setback of 8.2 feet, where 10 feet is required and a combined side yard setback of 24.7 feet, where 28.05 feet is required at 328 Graydon Terrace, Block 3214, Lot 5, in an R-2 Zone. (Continued from October 13, 2020 without further notice)


New Business:


MANAV VASAN & TANUSHREE GHOSE – An application to permit the construction of a new deck which will result in a rear yard setback of 12 feet, where 30 feet is required at 356 North Maple Avenue, Block 1913, Lot 1.02, in an R-2 Zone.


YMCA – An application for preliminary and final major site plan approval, use variance and variance approval to build a playground at the front of the YMCA building which would result in a use variance to permit the proposed playground in a residential district, which is not permitted; maximum freestanding wall height of 5 feet, where 4 feet is permitted; maximum retaining wall with barrier height of 6.5 feet, where 4 feet is permitted; accessory structure not permitted in a front yard; and less than 10 foot accessory structure separation from principal building required at 112 N. Oak Street, Block 2009, Lot 1, in the C “Commercial” and R-2 Zones.


Resolution memorialization:              Stachelrodt, 334 S. Broad Street

                                                            McGirr, 134 Woodland Avenue - revised


Discussion:      Amended Schedule of Meetings



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