Board of Zoning Appeals July 2005
PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD BY THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
TUESDAY, July 12, 2005
Kennedy Mitchell Hall of Records
Public Hearing Room (G-2)
200 Orange Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
1. property: 196 Foster Street owner: Taryn Vilano
by: Anthony V. Avallone, Esq.
Appeal #05-67-V requests: Lot Area Variance to permit 1,559 sq. ft. where 2,000 sq. ft. is required to allow construction of 4-unit apartment building in conjunction with existing 2-family dwelling in a RM-2 zone. Coastal Site Plan Review Application was filed as required by Section 55 of New Haven Zoning Ordinance. (POSTPONED FROM PUBLIC HEARING OF JUNE 7, 2005)
2. property: 116 Court Street owner: 126 Court Holdings, LLC
agent: Barry Steinberg
Appeal #05-79-V requests: Floor Area Ratio Variance to permit 6.33 where 6.0 is allowed; Variance to permit zero (0) Open Space where 2000 sq. ft. is required, to convert 8000 sq. ft. of commercial spaces into 8 additional dwelling units in a 74 unit apartment building in a BusinessD-1 zone.
3. property: Constance Street owner: Lynn Durso
(MBP 033-0861-99600; even number side of street) applicant: owner
attorney: Anthony V. Avallone
Application #05-80-S requests: Special Exception “waiver pursuant to Section 27-82 of the Code of General Ordinances, to allow for the development of a single-family home on a paper street” in a RS-2 zone. Coastal Site Plan Review Application was filed.
4. property: 15 Lexington Avenue & owner: City of New Haven
40 Russell Street applicant: N.H. Board of Education
agent: Gerald M. Kagan, FAIA
Application #05-81-S requests: Special Exception to permit 82 parking spaces where 123 are required for the largest place of assembly in the proposed Benjamin Jepson Magnet School in a RM-1 zone.
5. property: 216-218 Davenport Avenue owner: Samuel Agosto
applicant: Samary Agosto
attorney: Albert A. Annunziata
Application #05-82-S requests: Special Exception to permit a Neighborhood Convenient use (Laundromat) in a RM-2 zone.
6. property: 188 Bassett Street owner: Bassett Properties, Inc.
by: Gerald Kagan, agent
attorney: Marjorie Shansky
Appeal #05-83-S requests: Lot Area Coverage Variance to permit 55.8% where 44.6% is allowed to construct a 6,154 sq. ft., second story rear addition to existing NCU structure in a RM-2 zone.
7. property: 582 Winchester Avenue owner: Jose Rodriguez
attorney: Mark P. Vessicchio
Appeal #05-84-V requests: Use Variance permit a Neighborhood Convenience store (grocery) in a RM-2 zone.
8. property: 196 St. John Street owner: Nicholas B. & Lena Onofrio, Jr.
Appeal #05-85-V requests: Renewal of Variance (86-143-V) to permit Front Yard Variance of 4 ft. where 17 ft. is required, Rear Yard Variance to permit 14 ft. where 25 ft. is required; Average Lot Width Variance to permit 48.1 ft. where 50 ft. is required; Building Coverage Variance to permit 33.1% where a maximum 30% is permitted to add 3 dwelling units in a separate structure to rear of existing single family building in a RM-2 zone.
9. property: 487 Dixwell Avenue owner: Kimberly Richardson
Application #05-86-S requests: Special Exception to permit a Group Daycare Home for 12 children in a RM-2 zone.
10. property: 192 Livingston Street owner: Alexander Nemerov
agent: Manuel Dasivla
Appeal #05-87-V requests: Side Yard Variances to permit 4 ft. and 4 ft.-8 in., where 8 ft. and 8 ft. are required to construct an addition with portico to rear of house in a RS-1 zone.
11. property: 61-65 Trumbull Street owner: Flagg building, LLC
appellant: City Plan Department
agent: Karyn M. Gilvarg, AIA
Appeal #05-88-R requests: Review of Administrative Decision of Zoning Enforcement Officer’s (Compliance Letter dated June l0, 2003) interpretation of Section 42K of the New Haven Zoning Ordinance as related to the Use (Credit Union) at this site in a Residential-Office R0 zone.
12. property: 1160 Townsend Avenue owner: Dadio Catalino
attorney: Anthony V. Avallone
Appeal #05-89-V requests: seeking Use Variance to permit 1st floor professional office (government relations) within 2-family dwelling in a RM-1 zone.
13 property: 611 Orange Street owner: Joseph Sabino
attorney: Anthony V. Avallone
Appeal #05-90-V requests: Use Variance to permit 22-space parking lot to support adjacent commercial enterprise in a RM-2 zone.
14. property: 399-403 Eastern Street (rear) owner: Habitat for Huminty of Greater N.H.
by: William P. Casey Exec.Dir.
attorney: Timothy Lee
Application #05-91-S requests: Special Exception “waiver pursuant to Section 27-82 of the Code of General Ordinances, to allow for the development of a single-family home on a paper street” in a RM-1 zone.
15. property: 93 Newhall Street owner: Richard Orosco
appellant: Michael Massimino
Appeal #05-92-V requests: Side Yard Variances to permit 6 ft. and 6 ft. where 8 ft. and 10 ft. are required to build a single family dwelling in a RM-2 zone.
16. property: 817 Grand Avenue owner: Iamele, LLC
appellant: Eric O’Brian
Appeal #05-93-V requests: Side Yard Variance to permit 2.6 ft. where 16.85 ft. is required to allow interior conversion of existing building to contain 9-studio dwelling units with existing 1st floor retail in a Business a zone.
17: property: 37 Beecher Place owner: John C. Freeman
Appellant requests: Side Yard Variance to permit 5 ft.-5 in., where 8 ft. is required for construction of an addition to expand existing kitchen and rear entry of dwelling in a RS-2 zone
18. property: 142 Howe Street owner: Moon Fon Lee and Oy Ngan Wong Lee
appellant: East Melange, Too,dba Peter Chan
attorney: John R. Lambert
Application #05-95-S requests: Special Exception to permit zero (0) parking where 10 parking spaces are required to service a 40-seat restaurant and permit the Sale of alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption on or off premises in a Business A zone.
19. property: 156 Ramsdell Street –Appellant Jasdon Cox requested appeal be withdrawn. Letter dated 6/23/05—before appeal was advertised.
20, 21, & 22 properties: owner: Yale University
agent Jerry A. Warren, Assoc.VP
attorney: James Carolan
Application #05-97-S, 55 Prospect Street requests: Special Exception to allow Modification of PDU #14 to delete Condition 9 requirement that states the Science Hill Parking Garage shall be open for service prior to issuance of final Certificate of Occupancy for the Engineering Research Building (aka: Malone Center Building in the RH-2 zone/ PDU #14.
Application #05-98-S, 275 Prospect Street, (class of 1954 Chemistry research Building) request: Special Exception to allow Modification of PDU #105 to delete Condition 1 requirement that the University will complete construction of the Planned new structured parking facility for the Science Hill/Central Campus area by December 2005, in the RH-2 zone/PDU #105.
Application #05-99-S, Yale University Central and Science Hill Parking Plan requests: Special Exception to allow amendment of the Central and Science Hill Overall Parking Plan in multiple zones.
23. property: 251 Kimberly Avenue owner: Gary Esposito
applicant: D.N.M. Auto Care, LLC
by: Matthew Humphrey
Application #05-08-CAL requests: Certificate of Approval of Location for use of property owned by Gary Esposito for Used Car Dealer in IL zone.
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE BOARD IS 9/13/05
Added July 1, 2005