20210323 - Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda




        Tuesday, March 23, 2021

        7:30 P.M.



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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:               March 9, 2021


Non-agenda items:


Board member comments


Members of the public comments


Public hearings


AGENDA – CONTINUATION                                                                 March 23, 2021


Old Business:


NNAEMEKA & MORYKA ANADU – An application to permit the construction of two window dormer additions to the attic which will result in a building height of 39 feet, where 30 feet is permitted; a front yard setback of 35.2 feet, where 40 feet is required; a side yard setback of 8.2 feet, where 26 feet is required; and gross building area of 38.5%/4,347 square feet, where 32%/3,616.3 square feet is permitted at 155 Highland Avenue, Block 2503, Lot 18, in an R-1 Zone. (Continued from September 29, 2020; Carried from March 9, 2021 without further notice)


JAMES TRIPP – An application to permit the replacement of an existing rock wall with a block wall in the same location which will exceed the permitted height and install a 4-foot fence on top of the wall, which will exceed the maximum permitted height at 33 Bryden Place, Block 1905, Lot 4 in an R-2 Zone. (Continued from December 8, 2020) (Carried to April 27, 2021 without further notice)


JOHN & MEREDITH SULLIVAN – An application to permit the construction of a two story addition with a side and front porch which would result in a front yard setback of 42.5 feet to the porch, and 39.5 feet to the steps, where 45 feet is required; total coverage by above grade structures of 21.9%, where 20% is permitted; and coverage by above grade structures within 140 feet of the front lot line of 22.8%, where 20% is required at 409 Colonial Road, Block 3605, Lot 21, in an R-2 Zone.  (Continued from March 9, 2021, without further notice)


New Business:


DANIEL & MARGARITA KATZEVICH – An application to permit the construction of a 2 ½ story addition, front porch and rear deck which would result in a front yard setback of 7.5 feet to the porch, where 40 feet is required at 244 Ackerman Avenue, Block 2313, Lot 4, in the R-2 Zone.


JOHN & DANIELLE KONZELMANN – An application to permit the construction of a 1 ½ story addition, and a 1 story addition which would result in a side yard setback 15 feet, where 16.15 is required, and a side yard setback to the covered steps of 11 feet, where 16. 15 feet is required; gross building area within 140 feet of the front lot line of 30.9%, where 29% is permitted; and coverage by improvements within 140 feet of the front lot line of 43.4%, where 40% is permitted at 126 Sunset Avenue, Block 2102, Lot 5 in the R-110 Zone.   


Resolution memorialization:              



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