Board of Appeals

DATE 09/21/2016
TIME 7:00 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

  • On the petition of Tongyu Xie, 2 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, Petitioner and Dandan Zhang, 2 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, Landowner, seeking a Variance for relief of the front setback requirement (Elm Avenue) of the Woburn Zoning Ordinances from 25 feet to 0 feet to allow for the installation of a six foot fence at 2 Felton Street.
  • On the petition of Seaver Properties, 215 Lexington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, Petitioner, and Estate of Ralph Saviano, c/o Krista A. Wilshusen, Esquire, 105 Kenoza Avenue, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830, Landowner, seeking: 1) a Variance for relief from Section 6.1 Table of Dimensional Regulations to allow for an adjustment in the minimum street frontage from 100 feet to 75 feet (existing street frontage) more or less to allow for two (2) Garden Apartments; and 2) in the alternative, appeals the decision of the Building Commissioner dated May 24, 2016 requiring a variance in addition to the Special Permit granted by the Board dated May 12, 2016 pertaining to the premises located at 602 Main Street.
  • On the petition of David Winitzer and Jessica Winitzer, 8 Penny Road, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, Petitioners and Landowners, seeking the following variances from the provisions of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended: 1. Front setback reduction from 25 feet to 23.2 feet and 2. Side setback reduction from 12 feet to 6.5 feet, to allow for construction of addition to single family dwelling at 8 Penny Road.
  • On the petition of Joseph McDonough, Trustee, 1 Barbas Way, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, Petitioner and Landowner, seeking the following variance from the provisions of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended: Rear setback reduction from 30 feet to 19 feet, to allow for construction of addition to single family dwelling at 1 Barbas Way.
  • On the petition by John Femino, 90 Margin Street, Salem, Massachusetts 01970, Petitioner, appealing decision of Building Commissioner relative to enforcement of boarding house and parking provisions in the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended at 171A Washington Street. Chair Pinkham stated that the petition was filed with no fee initially and therefore was not 4 Woburn Zoning Board of Appeals September 21, 2016 suitable for scheduling a public hearing on the petition, that the matter will be placed on the October 19, 2016 agenda for a public hearing at which time all the papers will be available to the members, and that the Board of Appeals would get to the substance of the petition at public hearing on the matter at the meeting on October 19, 2016.
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