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That planning board met Thursday July 7th. The following cases have been reviewed and approved to proceed at this meeting. If you missed the meeting or want more information, you can watch the meeting on demand.
- CU2022-020: 1285 Union Street, Precinct 1 – approved with the additional condition of refreshing the landscaping as proposed in the original site plan.
- IMP2022-005: 409 Elm Street, Precinct 3 – Fee relief has been approved at the townhome rate of $1,104 for studio and one bedroom apartments.
The following cases were closed at the public hearing and will be decided at the next regular business meeting.
- CU2022-009 & SP2022-006: 25 Lowell Street, Central Business Zoning District, Ward 3.
- PDSP2021-003: 1824 Front Street, Residential Suburban Multifamily Zoning District, Ward 12.
- CU2022-021: 655 Coolidge Ave, residential district for a middle-density family, Ward 11.
- S2022-004: 39 Tougas Ave, residential area for a high density family, District 6.
- CU2022-018 & SP2022-011: 351 Chestnut St, Central Business Zoning District, Ward 3.
- U2022-019 & SP2022-012: Southeast corner of Chestnut Street and Merrimack Street, Central Business Zoning District, Ward 3.
- SP2022-013: 167 Lake Avenue and 120 Spruce Street, Urban Multifamily Zoning District, Ward 3.
That zone board will hold its next public hearing on Thursday 14 July at 6 p.m. This meeting will be televised Manchester Public Television, channel 22. Project applications are available on-line for each of the following projects. The detailed agenda can be found here.
ZBA2022-063: 15 Cohas Avenue, residential area for a high density family Building District, District 6
The applicant is proposing to subdivide the property to create a new building lot, improving the proposed property tax chart 818, lot 20-1 with a single family home, with a lot frontage and a width of 60 feet where 75 feet is required and where proposed Lot Tax Map 818, Lot 20 will have a lot frontage and width of 20 feet, where 75 feet is required, and a proposed west-facing primary facade, with the primary facade facing north of the front lot line and a deviation of searches the sections 6.02 Minimum lot frontage and width (2 counts) at control card 818, lot 20-1 and 3.03 main facade and 6.02 Minimum lot frontage and width (2 counts) at control card 818, lot 20.
ZBA2022-069 815: Goffstown Road, Residential Medium Density Single Family Home Building District, District 12
The applicant proposes to convert a residential occupation into a practice of naturopath, pediatric occupational therapy, with an employee adjacent to the property owner and to create three additional front yard parking spaces with two parking spaces partly on dirt and is seeking a deviation sections 5.10(H-2)1 Physician Offices and Ambulatory Health Care, 6.01 Minimum Building Lot Area, 6.02 Minimum Lot Frontage and Width (2 counts), 6.03(C) Side Yard Offset (2 counts), 10.09(B) Parking Setbacks (3 counts) and 10.07(E) Parking surface.
ZBA2022-056: 362: Union Street, Urban Multifamily Building District, District 3
The applicant proposes to extend an existing non-conforming proposed development on a corner lot by creating a second story addition for a residential unit above a commercial hair salon with a 1 foot street courtyard set back where 10 feet is required and a 3 foot Front Yard Setback is constructed where 10′ is required, build a three story addition connecting the duplex to the restaurant where the first floor will be used for storage and the top two floors will contain two residential units with the addition having a 0 . side courtyard setback where 10′ is required, where floor area ratio is 1.48, where 0.75 is allowed, and build a new parapet at the front and sides of the restaurant with a 3′ front court setback and a 0′ side court setback, where 10′ is required in both cases and seeks a deviation from sections 5.10(A)8 dwellings on upper floors of commercial ground floor building, 6.03(C) side courtyard setback (2 counts), 6.03(A) front yard setback (3 counts) and 6.06 floor area ratio.
ZBA2022-079: 200 Frontage Road, General Industrial / Industrial Zoning District, Ward 9
Applicant proposes replacing a 40 foot, 195 SF statically lit pylon sign allowed by the 148-20-2008 variance case with a 40 foot, 98.5 SF pylon sign for an electronic message center and strives for a deviation from the sections 9.09 Signs in non-residential areas and 9.10 Non-Compliant Characters.
ZBA2022-081: 8 Hummingbird Drive, Residential Medium density single family home Building District, District 1
Proposer proposes retaining a newly placed foundation with a 19.75 foot lateral yard setback where 20 feet is required and is seeking a fair waiver of the section 6.03(C) Lateral Yard Return.
ZBA2022-082: 111 Mooresville Road, residential area for a high density family Building District, District 8
Proposer proposes to build a 12′ x 12′ mudroom addition with an attached 3′ x 12′ deck to the front with a 9′ sided yard backing where 10′ is required and a front yard parking lot and maintaining a second entrance 24′ from another entrance where 30′ is required and seeking a deviation from sections 10.09(B) Parking setbacks, 10.08(B) Driveway location and 6.03(C) Lateral Yard Return.
ZBA2022-083: 352 Lake Avenue, Two Family, Ward 5
Proposer proposes to create four parking spaces within 4 feet of a building and property lines with two parking spaces within the street courtyard and is seeking a deviation from the section 10.09(B) Setbacks when parking (8 points).
ZBA2022-084: 50 Rosecliff Lane, high density residential area for one family, Ward 6
Applicant proposes to build a 25′ x 30′ two tier attached garage with a 5′ side courtyard backlog where 10′ is required and a 19′ wetland backlog where 25′ is required and is seeking a deviation from the sections 6.03(C) Lateral Yard Return and 6.09(A) Minimum setback for wetlands.
ZBA2022-085: 9 Pepperidge Drive, residential area for a high density family Building District, District 8
The applicants propose to convert a single-family house into a two-family houseSingle family home with a proposed residential beauty salon of approximately 530 SF, maintenance of two undersized front yard parking spaces at the south end of the lot within 4 feet of the lot line and 4 feet from a building and two parking spaces on the north driveway within the front yard setback as well use two parking spaces for commercial saloon use in a residential neighborhood and are looking for a change from sections 5.10(A)5 Two Family Home, 8.25(B)9(a) Home Use Prohibited Uses, 10.09(B) Parking Setbacks and 10.02(F) Business parking in residential area.
ZBA2022-086 913 Elm Street, Central Business Zoning District, Ward 3
The applicant proposes to establish a tattoo parlor within 800 feet of another tattoo parlor and seeks a derogation from the section 8.06(A)1 Tattoo Parlors.
ZBA2022-087: 215 St. James Avenue, residential area for a high density family Construction District, District 10
Proposer proposes to build a 20′ x 24′ single-story annex with a 9.35′ side courtyard clearance where 10′ is required to build a 6′ x 20′ farm porch with a 6.6′ side courtyard clearance where 10′ are required and a 16ft front yard setback where 20ft is required and maintain a 26ft driveway width where 24ft is allowed and seek a deviation from the sections 6.03(C) side yard return, 6.03(A) front yard return and 10.08(C) Entrance width.
ZBA2020-018 205 and 211 Second Streets, Urban Multifamily Zoning District, Ward 10
The applicant proposes to build a storage facility without the required cargo space and seeks a deviation of sections 5.10(E) Warehousing or wholesale warehousing and distribution facilities and 10.05(2) Number of off-street truck beds.
ZBA2022-089: 655 Coolidge Avenue, high density residential community for one family, Ward 11
The applicant proposes to construct an additional dwelling unit of approximately 886 SF in the basement where 750 SF is permitted and is seeking a deviation from the section 8.26(C) Secondary Residential Unit.
ZBA2022-080 240 Pinecrest Road, Medium Density Single Family Residential District, Ward 1 The applicant is proposing to build an additional dwelling unit over a proposed 1,196 gross floor area attached garage that is allowable for 750 SF and is seeking a deviation from the section 8.26(C) Secondary Residential Unit.
ZBA2022-092 80 Walsh Avenue, Urban Multifamily Zoning District, Ward 11
Proposer proposes adding a fourth dwelling unit on a 5,000 SF lot where 6,500 SF is required, resulting in a floor area ratio of 0.87 where 0.75 is allowable, and creating two additional parking lots, resulting in a reduced Width of four parking spaces to 8 feet leads where 8.5′ is required, with a space within 4′ of a property line, where the new spaces back onto a public path, and where the new spaces have no parking buffers and are seeking a deviation from sections 8.04 Minimum buildable lot area, 6.06 Floor area ratio, 10.06(A) Parking lot layout (5 counts), 10.06(B) Dimensions of accessible spaces, 10.09(B) Parking setbacks (4 counts), 10.07(K)1 parking buffer and 10.07(D) Parking maneuvers.
ZBA2022-093 Hannoverstraße 243, urban apartment building district, district 4
The applicant proposes to expand the use of a funeral home permitted by the special exemption in the R-3 zone district by building a 1,914 SF garage annex with a 9.5 foot street yard set-back where 10 feet are required and to maintain seven parking spaces that will be 2.5 feet away the new garage extension where 4′ is required and where the seven parking spaces do not have parking bumpers and are seeking a special exception to the section 5.10(H-6)7 Undertakers and Crematoria and looks for a deviation from Sections 6.03(A) Street Yard Setback, 10.09(B) Parking Setbacks and 10.07(K)1 Parking Bumpers.
ZBA2022-094 342 Hazelton Avenue, residential area for a high density family, District 8
Applicant proposes keeping a shed with a side yard setback of 1 foot where 10 feet of side yard is required and seeks a deviation from the section 8.29(A)2 Accessory structures and Used in side yard.
ZBA2022-067 293 Wilson Street, Redevelopment Zone District, Ward 7
Applicant proposes erecting two 16.5 SF building signs above the second floor windows for an upstairs tenant with no sign face and is seeking a deviation from the section 9.09(A)3 characters (2 counts).