TOWN OF JAMESTOWN
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING DECEMBER 20, 2022, AT THE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL 93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND AT 7:00 P.M. UPON THE FOLLOWING:
Application of 35 Sloop, LLC whose property is located at 35 Sloop Street, and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 3, Lot 471 for a Special Use Permit granted under Article 6 Section 82-600 and 602, pursuant to Article 3 Section 82-314, High Groundwater Table and Impervious Overlay District Sub-District A. This application also seeks relief granted under Article 6 Section 82-600 and 602 pursuant to Article 3 Section 82-314, High Groundwater Table and Impervious Overlay District Sub-District A to have the impervious lot coverage be 10.3% where the maximum allowable coverage is 10% and the existing impervious coverage is 20.1%. The Applicant seeks to construct a new 2-bedroom dwelling while decreasing the amount of impervious coverage area. Said property is located in a R-40 zone and contains 8,177 square feet.
Application of Randy Ross and Jill D. Smith whose property is located at 2 West Passage Drive, and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 8, Lot 858 for the appeal of a decision made by the zoning officer pursuant to under Article 5, Zoning Board of Review, Section 82-503, Procedure(s) for appeals, special use permits, and variances. The applicant is aggrieved by the arbitrary and capricious decision made by the zoning officer who applied language from
one section of the ordinance to a completely different section of the ordinance in an effort to come to the decision that accessory buildings/structures are not allowed in front yards where there is no explicit prohibition on the permitted use activity pursuant to the dimensional regulations of the ordinance.
Application of William Tracey whose property is located at 15 Fowler Street, and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 8, Lot 467 for a dimensional relief granted under Article 6, Section 82-600, 605, 606, and 607 for relief from section 82-302, Table 3-2, District Dimensional Regulations for the CL Zoning District of the zoning ordinance. The Applicant seeks to preserve the existing structure and maintain the side-yard setback of 4.9 feet where 6 feet is required as the existing structure is currently located at 4.9 feet from the setback. Said property is located in a CL zone and contains 10,000 square feet.
Application of James Schnelle whose property is located at 27 Topmast Ct., and further identified as Assessor’s Plat 3, Lot 525 for a variance from Art. 3, Sec. 82-302 Table 3-2, to site an 8’ x 12’ shed inside a fenced backyard 180 ft. from the lot frontage and 8-10 ft. (20 ft. required) from the lot’s east side in order to not remove a tree in the lot’s backyard. Said property is located in a RR80 zone and contains 1.94 acres.
BY ORDER OF THE
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PLEASE NOTE: All Correspondence you wish the Board to consider on any of the above matters must be received by the Zoning Office no later than Dec. 7, 2022. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via drop box located on the West Street side entrance of Town Hall, or by regular mail 93 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835.
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