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Planning Board Minutes 11/03/05

TOWN OF CHICHESTER
PLANNING BOARD
54 MAIN STREET
CHICHESTER, NH  03258
(603) 798-4350

MINUTES OF MEETING
NOVEMBER 3, 2005



Present: Chairman Tracy Scott, Stan Brehm, Joanna McIntosh, Tom Jameson, Mike Stamowlaros, Mike Paveglio, Richard DeBold, Brad Towle, and Secretary Andrea Deachman

Chairman Scott introduced the Board and requested the Board Review the minutes of October 6, 2005, and asked for corrections. The following items were corrected in the minutes.

Page 2 top of the page: Under Design Review, Site Review, Capitol Glass, add sentence after rental. No additional lighting or change to existing lighting will occur for this project. Also add another bullet for Wetlands stamp and 2006 after May 15th bullet for paving. Under Design Review, Subdivision, Teresa Brown add bullet for abutters listed around the lot.  Page 4: Discussion: Meyer’s is spelled incorrectly. Page 5, Discussion under Planning Budget, add Discussed raising planning fees to help offset cost of Circuit Ryder. Under CIP “their” is spelled incorrectly. Add new sentence: The Board discussed office hours for the public during the week and possibly the Circuit Ryder could also cover part of that time.

Motion was made to accept the minutes with the changes.

                DeBold/Paveglio                 (Passed)



DESIGN REVIEW:                  Canterbury Cove Development
                                        Subdivision – Epsom
                                        Possible Hillview Drive connection
                                        Epsom Map U6, Lots 9 & 9-1, Dover Road

There has been no communication with the secretary. A full abutters list has not been generated or noticed. The Board was in agreement that since there has been no communication that this project will now be removed from the agenda and a letter to the developer will be sent.

Motion was made to remove Canterbury Cove Development from the agenda, until such time as the developer requests to continue. A letter to the developer will be sent stating this decision.

                DeBold/McIntosh                 (Passed)





TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING 11/3/05  PAGE 2

DESIGN REVIEW:                  Paul & Michelle Carter – fox Property
                                        Site Review – Capitol Glass
                                        Map 3, Lot 14, Dover Road

Abutters present:  Lisa Dawson

Lynn Zebrowski and Paul Carter presented the plans for the project. The items requested from last month are completed except for contacting District 5 for a change of use for the driveway. They will add May 15, 2006 to the notes for the time the paved parking needs to be completed.

Design Review was closed.



PUBLIC HEARING:                 Paul & Michelle Carter – fox Property
                                        Site Review – Capitol Glass
                                        Map 3, Lot 14, Dover Road

Abutters present:  Lisa Dawson

The Board advised Mr. Carter that he needs the following:

?       Add to note #8 parking that is to be paved by May 15th 2006
?       Need to contact State DOT, District 5 for an updated driveway permit due to change in use.
?       Registry Block

Motion was made to approve the site review with the items listed.

                Stamowlaros/Jameson                             (Passed)



DESIGN REVIEW:                  Mark Drew
                                        Subdivision
                                        Map 4, Lot 1, Lovers Lane

Abutters present: Gail & Richard Phelps.

Peter Holden presented plans to the Board. He explained that test pits had been dug for both parcels of land and the soils have come out to be residential soils. Discussion about the abutting property and where it’s well radius is located. Mr. Holden will review and locate the abutters well to make sure the septic from this project does not encroach on the well radius.

Design Review was closed.





TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING 11/3/05  PAGE 3


PUBLIC HEARING:                 Mark Drew
                                        Subdivision
                                        Map 4, Lot 1, Lovers Lane

Abutters present: Gail & Richard Phelps.

After further discussion the following items need to be addressed:

?       Abutters listed around entire property
?       Wetlands setbacks need to be moved from 75 feet to 100 feet
?       Registry Block
?       Wetlands Scientist stamp and Certification on plan
?       State Subdivision approval numbers
?       Well radius of abutting property and non encroachment of proposed septic

Motion was made to accept with the above items addressed.

                Towle/Paveglio          (Passed)

DESIGN REVIEW:                  Meyer’s RV
                                        Site Review – Building Addition
                                        Map 3, Lot 10, Dover Road

Stan Brehm recuses himself from the Board because he is an abutter. All members will be voting.

Abutters present: Stan Brehm, Robert Shaw, Margaret Barrar, Ruth Boria, and Larry & Linda Leppard

Robert Rook presented plans for the lighting of this addition, all the lighting requirements are met for this addition. The project will be adding an addition of 5000 square for display and sales, Mr. Tarbell is requesting a waiver for the building size as this is in the Commercial Village District and is over 5000 square feet.

Motion was made to allow a waiver for building size.

                Towle/Paveglio                  (Passed)

Design Review was closed.

PUBLIC HEARING:                 Meyer’s RV
                                        Site Review – Building Addition
                                        Map 3, Lot 10, Dover Road

Stan Brehm recuses himself.

Abutters present: Stan Brehm, Robert Shaw, Margaret Barrar, Ruth Boria and Larry & Linda Leppard.

TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING 11/3/05  PAGE 4

Abutters reviewed the plans and the developer explained about the building. The Board was in agreement that abutters need to be on the plan for recording.

Motion was made to accept the project with the abutters listed on the plan.

                DeBold/Jameson                  (Passed)

DISCUSSION:                             Joe Austin
        Condominium Declaration & By-Laws       
        Map 3, Lot 68B, Dover Road

Mr. Austin is before the Board tonight to finalize his plans for the elderly condominium project. He has a signed letter stating that the town may use the fire pond. Mr. Austin has had the Declaration & By-laws reviewed by the town attorney and the Attorney General’s office. There are also revisions that have been made. The Board was in agreement that they would like a letter from the Attorney General’s office stating that they have reviewed both documents and the revisions and they meet guidelines of the Attorney Generals office. Mr. Austin says he will contact his attorney in the morning and get the letter to the Board as soon as he can.

Motion was made to accept the Declaration and By-laws as revised and approved by the towns attorney, contingent on a letter from the Attorney General’s office.

        Towle/McIntosh          (Passed)

The Board is quite concerned with the co-existence of the condominium units and the Garden Center based on the by-laws. After further review of the by-laws the Board was in agreement that the Garden Center must cease once 65% of the condominium units are purchased.

DISCUSSION:             Russ Abbott – Atlantic Traders

Mr. Abbott has purchased the Fedolfi property and just stopped to inform the Board of what he would like to do. He will be moving into the property in the spring of next year and has plans to revamp the site. He will call the secretary when he is ready to be placed on the agenda.

DISCUSSION:             Ted Sanborn

The Board had requested advice from the Town Attorney about frontage, and the opinion of the town attorney is that the frontage needs to be contiguous frontage. The zoning states no block shall be longer than 1200 feet and the frontage shall be no less than 200 feet. The Board is in agreement with the town attorney, that the frontage requirements need to be contiguous for any subdivision lot. A letter will be sent to Mr. Sanborn and the Board of Adjustment.

DISCUSSION:

Planning fees, the secretary will consult with the Circuit Ryder next week.

All proposed zoning changes will be sent to the Planning Board members, Zoning Board members, selectmen’s office and to the town attorney and the Circuit Ryder for review and comments.
TOWN OF CHICHESTER PLANNING BOARD MINUTES OF MEETING 11/3/05  PAGE 5

Conservation Open space will be set on the agenda as a discussion.

RFP will be proposed and sent out to bid for engineering services.

Motion was made to adjourn.

        Brehm/DeBold    (Passed)

Meeting adjourned at 11:15pm

                Respectfully Submitted,



                Tracy Scott
                Chairman




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