Planning & Zoning Board Notices & Minutes

Oct 13, 2015

Approved Zoning Board Minutes Oct 13, 2015


LITTLETON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
APPROVED MINUTES
TUESDAY, OCOTBER 13, 2015
COMMUNITY HOUSE
120 MAIN ST
LITTLETON, NH 03561
6:00 PM

Present: Chairman Eddy Moore, Vice Chair Sean Sweeney, Art Tighe, Heidi Hurley, Jessica Daine, and Jerry LeSage

Others: Tom Considine, Deb Considine, and Charlie Brooks (neighbor, but not an abutter)

Chairman Moore called the meeting to order and accepted the application as complete.

Thomas & Deborah Considine, Owners – ZBA15-10 – Request for a Special Exception relating to Article VI, Section 6.12 of the Littleton Zoning Ordinance to allow goats at 582 Mount Eustis Rd, tax map 91-84, in the R-2 zone.

Thomas & Deborah Considine, Owners – ZBA15-11 – Request for a Variance relating to Article VI, Section 6.12 of the Littleton Zoning Ordinance to allow a livestock shelter less than the required 100’ from an abutting property line at 582 Mount Eustis Rd, tax map 91-84, in the R-2 zone.

Tom Considine explained that they are proposing to have four goats and there would not be any reproducing. There was discussion about adding up to 6 laying hens in the spring.

Charlie Brooks spoke in favor of the request.

Vice Chair Sweeney pointed out that there was enough land and proposed shelter for up to six goats. There was discussion about having less than the required 100’ setback to abutting property line.
Deb Considine stated that it would be a hardship for them to get to the structure if they had to keep it at 100’. It would be difficult to get to it because of the characteristics of the property.

Public input was closed. The Board accepted the submitted responses without any suggested changes.

Jessica Daine made a motion to approve Thomas & Deborah Considine, Owners – ZBA15-10 – Request for a Special Exception relating to Article VI, Section 6.12 of the Littleton Zoning Ordinance to allow goats at 582 Mount Eustis Rd, tax map 91-84, in the R-2 zone. Heidi Hurley second the motion. The motion passed 5-0.

Jessica Daine made a motion to approve Thomas & Deborah Considine, Owners – ZBA15-11 – Request for a Variance relating to Article VI, Section 6.12 of the Littleton Zoning Ordinance to allow a livestock shelter 70’ from abutting property line, which is 30’ less than the required 100’, at 582 Mount Eustis Rd, tax map 91-84, in the R-2 zone. Heidi Hurley second the motion. The motion passed 5-0.

Chairman Moore informed the applicant that there is a 30-day appeal period for anyone that is aggrieved by the Board’s decision. A building permit will not be issued until after the 30 days.

REVIEW OF MINUTES:
August 11, 2015 – Jessica Daine made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Art Tighe second the motion. The motion passed 5-0.

At 6:30 PM, Art Tighe made a motion to adjourn. Jessica Daine second the motion. The motion passed by all.