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TOWN OF WEST HARTFORD
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017
LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, ROOM 314,
TOWN HALL, 50 SOUTH MAIN STREET, WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a meeting in the Legislative Chamber, Room 314, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., to hear and act on the following petition:

   APPEAL:
#14-17

Appeal of the Zoning Enforcement Officer’s decision to sign the permit application issued through the Town of West Hartford Division of Engineering thereby allowing the replacement and expansion of the driveway and parking area at 46 Kingswood Road such that it is, at certain points, closer than two (2) feet to the property line of 50-52 Kingswood Road and that it creates an unsafe condition.            

   OLD BUSINESS:
  #12-17

110 Beechwood RoadPetition of J. Siegal representing Conard High School requesting a variance to Section 177-33 (E)(3) Signs in connection with special use permits authorized by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission which allows a maximum sign area of 25 sf and one (1) sign per lot. Requesting a variance of +/- 12.5 square feet for the installation one (1) +/- 32.5 square foot wall sign to be mounted to the back of the stadium press box. The existing monument sign on the property is five (5) square feet, therefore the aggregate of the two is in excess of the 25 square foot allowance and the one (1) sign restriction. R-6 Zone
Postponed from the November 15th regular meeting of the ZBA

 #13-17            

1358 New Britain Avenue – Petition of K. Shuskus representing the West Hartford United Methodist Church, requesting a variance to Section 177-33 (E)(3) Signs in connection with special use permits authorized by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission which allows a maximum sign area of 25 sf and one (1) sign per lot. Requesting a variance of +/- 177.5 square feet for the installation one (1) +/- 100 square foot wall sign to be mounted to the west side of the building facing the I-84 off ramp. The existing monument sign on the property is 25 square feet and the existing wall sign is 77.5 square feet, therefore the aggregate all signs is in excess of the 25 square foot allowance and the one (1) sign restriction. R-6 Zone
Postponed from the November 15th regular meeting of the ZBA

 

   NEW BUSINESS:
 #15-17 130 Middlebrook Road Petition of S. & C Kennedy, requesting a variance to section 177-20(D), Obstructions in Yards. Requesting a variance to the requirement that fences forward of the building line be no more than four (4) feet in height and not more than half-solid for the installation of a +/-37 foot section of solid and seven (7) foot tall fence in the area of Trout Brook Drive. R-6 Zone
 #16-17 24 Lindy Lane Petition of S. Goodwin for approval of a Special Exception in order to hold yoga instruction classes to one student at a time as a Customary Home Occupation accessory to the residence per section 177-49(C) of the West Hartford zoning ordinances, for a period of one (1) year. R-10 Zone
 #17-17 69 North Main Street Petition of K. Sleight for renewal of a Special Exception in order to operate a counseling/psycho-therapy office as a Customary Home Occupation as an accessory to the residence per section 177-49(C) of the West Hartford zoning ordinances, for a period of five (5) years. R-6 Zone

Regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals following the presentation of petition:
1. Discussion and vote on each petition
2. Approval of minutes from the regular meetings held on December 21, 2016,    March 20, 2017, May 17, 2017, July 19, 2017, September 18, 2017 and        October 18, 2017.
3. Election of ZBA Officers for 2017
4. Election of ZBA Officers for 2018
5. Adjournment           

    

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

 Any individual with a disability who needs special assistance to participate in the meeting should contact Suzanne Oslander, Department of Social Services, 860.561.7580, five days prior to the meeting.

Dated at West Hartford, CT, on this the 1st day of December, 2017.

Lisa Sadinsky, Chairperson of the Zoning Board of Appeals
Brian Pudlik, Secretary to the Board