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Planning Board Minutes 08/05/1999
TOWN OF CHICHESTER
PLANNING BOARD
54 MAIN STREET
CHICHESTER, NH  03234
(603) 798-4350


MINUTES OF MEETING
AUGUST 5, 1999



PRESENT:  Chairman Tracy Scott, Stan Brehm, Harold Arey, Joanna McIntosh, Martin Lawrence, Paul Adams, Ted Bailey, Pauline Cote, Secretary Andrea Deachman

Chairman Scott introduced the Board, announced that Joanna McIntosh and Pauline Cote alternates would be voting members tonight and requested the Board review the minutes of July 1, 1999.

The following change was made: Page 4, 3rd paragraph; The town engineer is to review the impact of this development on Ferrin Road.

Motion was made to accept the minutes with the above change.

                Arey/Lawrence           (Passed)


PUBLIC HEARING:                 Robert Lincoln/Edward Drew Owner
Continued from July 1, 1999             Site Review – New Building – Retail Store
                                        Map 3, Lot 18, Dover Road

Abutters: None

Surveyor Webb Stout presented the Board with final plans.

The drainage issue has been met.  Driveway and septic permit numbers are on the plan.

Motion was made to accept the site review.

                Arey/Lawrence           (Passed)






TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING AUGUST 5, 1999     PAGE 2

PUBLIC HEARING:                 Mike Anderson
Continued from July 1, 1999             Site Review, Rental Units
                                        Map 4, Lot 160, Dover Road

Abutters: None

Mike Anderson presented the Board with final plans. Items to be fixed:

#7 to say state septic approval
2nd #7 changed to #8
#9 driveway permit

Motion was made to approve the site review with the above changes.

                Arey/McIntosh           (Passed)


PUBLIC HEARING:                 Bill Harris/Harris Family Furniture
Continued from July 1, 1999             Design Change of Addition
                                       Map 4, Lot 155, Dover Road
Abutters: None

Thomas True presented the Board with final plans.

All requested information has been added.

Septic reserve will only be used if current system fails.

The sign variance needs to be listed on the plan.

Motion was made to approve the site review with the sign variance.

                Arey/McIntosh           (Passed)


PUBLIC HEARING:                 Mary Upton
                                        Subdivision
                                        Map 7, Lot 17
Abutters:  Guy Mitchell, Kathy & Robert Gagne, Peter Dobbins, Doug Locker and Dick Kettenger.

Mark Vanson from Burd Engineering presented the Board with final plans. The Board has received a letter from Bill Rollins from SEA Consultants requesting the following:


TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING AUGUST 5, 1999     PAGE 3

Continued – Mary Upton
Issue regular type – resolution in bold type
Proposed road profile – erosion control matting in the ditch line, this matting holds the soil in place until grass can be established in the ditch.
Paxton soil – placing an under drain at road shoulder to protect the integrity of the road.
Slope of proposed culvert – elevations are on the plan
Inlet end of proposed culvert – will place a high volume catch basin at the entrance of the culvert with an E type frame and grate.
Slope impacts – slope easements will be added to encompass the slope impacts outside the right of way.
Typical road section – base gravel – 3:1 or flatter fill slope will be used.
Hot bituminous pavement- hot bituminous pavement will be used.

A bond for improvements will need to be made.

The Board is in agreement that Bill Rollins should look at the site again as to the impact of this development on Ferrin Road.  The 90-degree corner was an issue.

The small triangle piece at the back bottom end of lot 3 needs to be identified.

Public Hearing continued until September 2, 1999


PUBLIC HEARING:                 Jim Mullaney
                                        Subdivision
                                        Map 2, Lot 51, Horse Corner Road
Abutters: None

Webb Stout presented the Board with final plans.  Mr. Stout explained to the Board that the lot line had been adjusted to make the lot 3.01 acres to meet the 90% residential soils.

The Board requested the removal of the old soil type line. Need soil scientist stamp on the plan to go with letter stating new soil types are residential soils.

Motion was made to accept the subdivision with soil scientist stamp on the plan.

                Arey/Brehm                      (Passed)

DESIGN REVIEW:                  Mark Drew
                Addition – Car Wash
                                        Map 4, Lot 26, Dover & Horse Corner Roads
Abutters: Robert & Tracy Shaw, Mark & Robert McNichols, Joanne & Larry Leppard and Elwin Flanders.

TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING AUGUST 5, 1999     PAGE 4

Continued – Mark Drew – car wash

Mr. Drew presented the Board with plans showing the addition of the car wash to the original gas station plans.

The Board needs driveway and septic approval numbers on the plan.

PUBLIC HEARING:                 Mark Drew
                                        Addition – car wash
                                        Map 4, Lot 26, Dover & Horse Corner Roads
Abutters: Robert & Tracy Shaw, Mark & Robert McNichols, Joanne & Larry Leppard, Elwin Flanders

Mr. Drew presented the Board with plans showing the addition of the car wash to the original gas station plans.

The Board needs driveway and septic approval numbers on the plan and if Mr. Drew will own the property before the numbers are available owner of record should be changed.

Motion was made to accept the site review with the above conditions met.

                Arey/Brehm                      (Passed)


DESIGN REVIEW/                  Richard DeBold
PUBLIC HEARING:                 Subdivision
                                        Map 5, Lot 27A, Center Road

Mark Stevens requested the hearings be continued until next month when Mr. DeBold would be able to attend.

Continued to September 2, 1999


DESIGN REVIEW:                  Mark Drew
                                        Site Review – Self Storage Units
                                        Map 4, Lot 167B, Horse Corner Road

Mr. Drew was not prepared and would like to continue until September 2, 1999.

Continued to September 2, 1999




TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING AUGUST 5, 1999     PAGE 5

DESIGN REVIEW:                  Jim Mullaney
                                        22 Lot Subdivision
                                        Map 2, Lot 51, Horse Corner Road
Abutters: None

Webb Stout presented the Board with plans on this site. The road will be named Devon Drive. For reference this is the Walter Mobbs property.

Test pits have been done on all of the lots. The road has been changes slightly and they have put in a hammerhead on the end of the road where it meets the other piece of property Mr. Mullaney proposes to purchase. The Board was in agreement that the end of the road needs to be a cul-de-sac, hammerheads are not accepted in our zoning.

The fire department needs to look at this development from a safety point of view, water supply, incase of fire, do they need cisterns or a pond. We need to look at this road as a dead end road, which could happen even though that is not the plan of Mr. Mullaney.

The plan is to have the whole site approved all the lots will be site specific and if the market decreased then the road may only be built half way, Mr. Stout liked the idea of phasing as an option that could be discussed with the Board. The Board was in agreement that phasing of the project was a good idea for minimal impact to the town services. Phasing the Board would be looking at a third, 6 to 7 houses a year. Impact fees were discussed at $1,500.00 to $2,000.00 per lot.

This will be a 2-acre lot subdivision and there will be no room for public open space, Mr. Stout did offer that Mr. Mullaney was looking at some possibilities for recreation area. Pedestrian walk around the parameter of the property, bike path (non-motorized). Looking for a separate piece of property designated to the town for a ball field.

Members of the Board felt it made more sense to build a ball field instead of having a walkway around the development.

An escrow account of $2,000.00 was requested. Mr. Stout will deliver the plans to Bill Rollins at SEA Consultants for his review.


DISCUSSION:                     Dick Kettenger
                                        His Ferrin Road Property
                                        Map 7, Lot 18, Ferrin Road

Mr. Kettenger would like to sell his property on Ferrin Road; the problem is there is only a 50-foot right-of-way to the property and no road frontage.  The Board explained that if the deeded right-of-way was given before 1963 when zoning was put in force it would be grandfathered and he could use it as a buildable lot. He would need to prove the right-of –way was there before zoning in 1963.  
TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING AUGUST 5, 1999     PAGE 6

DISCUSSION:                     Frank Eaton
                                        Auctioneer & Appraiser
                                        Home Occupation – Office
                                        Map 4, Lot 158, Dover Road

Mr. Eaton would like to open an office for his auction and appraising business.

Public hearing set for September 2, 1999.

DISCUSSION:                     AGENDA

The Board was in agreement that agenda is getting quite lengthy and needs to be addressed.

The agenda will have a cut off date of the 25th of the month no additions to the agenda will be allowed after that date per the Chichester Planning Board.

Motion was made to adjourn.

                Arey/McIntosh           (Passed)

Meeting adjourned at 10:20pm


                                                Respectfully submitted,


                
                                                Tracy Scott
                                                Chairman


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