JOHNSTON ZONING BOARD
Thursday, June 4, 2020
at 6:30 PM
VIA Video Conference
Via Telephone: +1 312 626 6799 or
+1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833
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Meeting ID: 989 7954 4925
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The Johnston Zoning Board of Review will hold its regular monthly meeting on May 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm, by ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE. Persons interested in the following petitions are encouraged to join the Video Conference. If you require accommodations call the Zoning Office 48 hours in advance of the meeting at (401) 231-4000 ext 4117. Persons utilizing TDD equipment may contact the Town through “Relay Rhode Island” at 1-800-745-6675. The agenda for the evening will be as follows, subject to change:
File 2019-39 – Petition of RJCA LLC, Owner/Applicant for 557 Killingly Street; AP 13 Lot 490 a 0.96 Parcel zoned B-2. The petitioner developed a retail plaza on the parcel and is now seeking relief from Section 340-27.2 Landscaping of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce the requirement that 15% of the lot must be greenspace and landscaped. Continued from the March 2020 meeting.
File 2020-05 – Petition of Rachel Shiefer & Carlos Costa, Owner/Applicant for 46 Lake Shore Drive; AP 61 Lot 67, a 4,270 Sq. Ft. lot zoned R-40. The petitioner is seeking to expand an existing house to create additional living space and to add a garage on a legal non-conforming lot which requires relief from Attachment B - Dimensional Table of Section 340-9 of the Zoning Ordinance.
File 2020-06 – Petition of Robert Russo Jr, Owner/Applicant for 315 Morgan Avenue; AP 24 Lot 18 a 37,897 Sq. Ft. parcel zoned R-20. The petitioner is seeking to legalize the present use of the property which contains a three (3) family house, construction and trucking storage which requires a Use Variance from Subsection 9 Number 13 of Attachment A Use Table of Section 340-8 of the Zoning Ordinance.
File 2020-08 – Petition of Cobble Hill Development, LLC, Owner/Applicant for 1413-1417 Plainfield Street; AP 3 Lot 138; a 7,031 Sq. Ft. lot zoned B-1. The petitioner is seeking to construct a two (2) family dwelling on a commercially zoned lot which requires a Use Variance from Subsection 2 number 2 and/or 3 of Attachment A Use Table of Section 340-8 of the Zoning Ordinance.
File 2020-09 – Petition of Jason Schadone, Owner/Applicant for 620 Killingly Street; AP 15 Lot 288 a 13,128 Sq. Ft. lot zoned B-2. The petitioner is seeking to convert the existing building which consists of a ground floor retail unit and a second floor dwelling unit to a two (2) family dwelling in a commercial zone which requires a Use Variance from Subsection 2 number 3 of Attachment A Use Table of Section 340-8 of the Zoning Ordinance.
File 2020-10 – Petition of Northpoint Development, Owner/Applicant for 1825 Plainfield Pike; AP 27 Lots 141, 170 & 230 a 3.75 acre parcel zoned B-2. The petitioner is seeking to develop a four story, indoor self-storage facility which requires a variance from Attachment B - Dimensional Table of Section 340-9 of the Zoning Ordinance for building height; a variance from Section 340-29 required off street parking and a variance from Section 340-7 C. to extend more than 30 feet into the adjacent zone and a Special Use Permit for a zone line extension.
NOTE: New items that have not been called for a hearing by 10:30 p.m. may be rescheduled for a subsequent or a special meeting at the discretion of the Board.
Per order of the Zoning Board of Review
Thomas Lopardo, Chairman