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Zoning Board of Appeals Agenda 12/13/17
   Town of Chilmark
  Zoning Board of Appeals
 Meeting Agenda
  Meeting Title
Start Time
5:00 PM
  Results Desired
Stop Time
6:00 PM
December 13, 2017

Chilmark Town Hall

Allison Burger  
Russell Maloney
Wendy Weldon – Vice Chairman
Frank LoRusso
Chris Murphy – Chairman
Allen Healy, Alternate
Todd Christy, Alternate
Chuck Hodgkinson – Admin.

5:05 PM:  Chuck Sullivan for KLCK Nominee Trust; Article 6 Section 6.11B2; 6 Wakeman Rd.;      Map 24 Lot 165:  The applicant seeks permission to construct a detached bedroom above the existing garage.  This will add 384 sq. ft. of living space to the 4-acre parcel.  This additional space brings the total proposed living space to 4,307 sq. ft. which is + 369.5 sq. ft. above the amount requiring a Special permit of 3,937.5 sq. ft.  The total allowable living space on the parcel is 6,250 sq. ft.  The project is in the South Road Roadside District.
5:15 PM:  Doug Sederholm for Stephen Merkel and Robin Shanus Trustees of the Magnolia Realty Trust and Trustees of the David Gabriel Realty Trust; Article 9 Section 9.9; 14 Marho’s Way; Map 27 Lot 2: The applicant is seeking enforcement of a zoning violation of the minimum 25-foot setback distance from a lot line on a 1.3-acre parcel owned by Matthew Lichtenberg and Leonard Blum, Trustees of the Pasture Way Realty Trust and located at 14 Marjo’s Way; Map 27 Lot 2.
5:20 PM:  Chuck Sullivan for Daniel Elias; Article 8 Section 8.3; 4 Pitch Pine Lane; Map 21 Lot 25:  Alter a pre-existing, non-conforming main house by installing a new roof with a steeper 11 pitch and a new dormer with a 4 pitch roof.  The ridge height of the new 11 pitch roof will be 22 feet 6 ¾ inches above mean natural grade or, 2 feet, 11 ¼ inches higher than the current roof.  The existing deck on the north and west sides of the house will be re-built in its existing footprint.
5:25 PM:  Joan Malkin; Article 6 Section 6.6; 10 Tilton Cove Way; Map 25 Lots 124, 125:  Obtain setback relief from a proposed new east lot line for the existing guesthouse.  The guesthouse will be approximately 39 feet    from the new lot line—less than the standard minimum 50-foot setback distance.
5:30 PM:  Squibnocket appeal filed by Larkosh & Jackson, LLP for Douglas Liman and David Stork: under M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 7 of the Commonwealth’s Zoning Act.  The petition is appealing the Chilmark Zoning Enforcement Officer’s response and letter dated September 14, 2017.  The appeal is for a project on Assessor’s Map 35 Lots 1.30, 1.31, 17.3, 17.4, 21, 22 and 23.

CONTINUED 5:45 PM:  Eligible voters:  Chris, Frank, Wendy, Allison, Russell, Todd:  Nina Harrison for Persephone’s Island, LLC; Article 8 Section 8.3; 13 Cemetery Rd.; Map 8 Lot 16:  Expand the scope of work beyond what was originally proposed to alter a pre-existing, non-conforming structure.  The following outlines the proposed expanded scope of work:
  • The existing elevated deck on the northwest side of the house is in disrepair, will be re-built and the corner will be squared of as originally planned.  The deck is approximately 43 feet from the lot line.
  • The existing smaller deck on the southeast side of the house will also be re-built within the same footprint.  An outdoor shower will be installed on deck.  This deck is approximately 26 feet from the lot line.
  • Existing master suite that is supported by posts on the north side will have the open lower space below it closed in for living space.
  • A 21’ X 8’ addition is proposed on the south side to provide an entry way and expand the kitchen.  Approximately 32 sq. ft. of this addition is approximately 46 feet from the lot line.  
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  • 5:50 PM:  Reid Silva for Lisa and Richard Zabel; Article 6 Section 6.6; 225 State Road; Map 33          Lot 122:   Add a covered deck to an existing garage.  The deck is 33 feet from the west lot line and less than the minimum 50-foot setback distance.  The garage will also be converted into a conditioned and finished studio.  The project is in the State Road Roadside District.
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  • ADMINISTRATION:  November 15, 2017 meeting minutes.
                                       Next Meeting:  Wed., January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 PM  (All future ZBA Meetings                                            will start at 4:00 PM instead of 5:00 PM.

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