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The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.
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PETITION OF SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY, applicant and owner; for a special use permit for permission to construct a 196 bed dormitory with a staff dwelling unit applying to the properties located at 204, 206 & 218 Ruggles Ave. and Lawrence Ave., TAP 36, Lots 48, 49, 89, 111 & 126, (R-60 zone). Plans
PETITION OF SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITYapplicant and owner; for a special use permit for permission to construct a 214 bed dormitory with a staff dwelling unit applying to the properties located at 23, 45, & 51 Shephard Ave. and 26 Lawrence Ave., 74 & 80 Victoria Ave., TAP 36, Lots 36, 96, 98, 102, 103 & 104, (R-60 zone). Plans,
Monday, January 24, 2021 – 6:30 P.M.
City Hall Council Chambers, Second Floor
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PETITION OF ROBERT WOLFE, applicant and owner, for a special use permit and variance to the dimensional requirements for permission to construct a 3rd floor dormer addition which will be located 8.2' from the east property line, (10' required), and a new rear stairway addition which will increase the lot coverage from 31% to 33%, (20% allowed), applying to the property located at 31 Bacheller St., TAP 35, Lot 62, (R-10 zone).
PETITION OF KATE HAAKONSEN, TRUSTEE, applicant and owner; for a special use permit and a variance to the dimensional requirements for permission to place 2, wall hung, mini-split, air condenser units, 2.5' from the east property line, (10' required), applying to the property located at 7 South Baptist St., TAP 32, Lot 188, (R-10 zone).
The Zoning Board of Review features 7 members, (five regular, plus two alternates) appointed by the City Council to staggered three year terms.
Meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month in the Second Floor Council Chambers at Newport City Hall, 43 Broadway.
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