Pending Applications to the Board

22 Martins Lane

Nicole & Adam Benjamin filed an application for a Special Permit A1 under § V-K of the Zoning By-Law and such other relief as necessary to create an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) at 22 Martins Lane in Residence District C.

  1. Accessory Dwelling Unit Checklist
  2. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  3. Application for a Special Permit A1, Form 2C
  4. Quitclaim Deed
  5. Existing Conditions
  6. Proposed Floor Plan, page 1
  7. Proposed Floor Plan, page 2
  8. Proposed Floor Plan, page 3
  9. Proposed Elevation Plan
  10. Proposed Site Plan

135-137 South Street

Heidi Ragone filed an application for a Variance from § IV-A of the Zoning By-Law, and such other relief as necessary, to relocate an existing two-family dwelling, resulting in a 20’ front yard setback where 25’ is required and 21.3’ exists, while eliminating a nonconforming side yard setback at 135-137 South Street in Residence District A.

  1. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  2. Application for a Variance, Form 2B
  3. Geotechnical Engineering Report, dated September 30, 2021
  4. Existing and Proposed Plot Plans
  5. Supplemental Photos

29 Pine Street

Donald and Martha Sprague filed an application to modify plans approved in connection with a Variance from § IV-A of the Zoning By-Law, issued on January 5, 2005 and modified on December 9, 2020, and a Finding under MGL c. 40A, s. 6 to construct a conforming (8’x7’) addition to improve access between the existing dwelling and approved garage while maintaining the dwelling’s nonconforming front yard setback at 29 Pine Street in Residence District C.

Application Materials

  1. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  2. Application for a Variance, Form 2B
  3. Application for a Finding, Form 2F
  4. Revised Plot Plan
  5. Proposed Garage Plan
  6. Certificate of Title
  7. Quitclaim Deed
  8. Fire Rated Door Data Set

Previous Decisions

  1. Variance Decision, dated January 5, 2005
  2. Variance and Finding Decision, dated December 9, 2020

28 Fearing Road

Tucker and Megan Hansen filed an application for a Finding under M.G.L. c. 40A, § 6 and § III-I, C of the Zoning By-Law and such other relief as necessary, to demolish half of the existing nonconforming 1-story garage and add a 2-story addition outside of the required 15’ setback, maintaining the existing nonconforming 3.3’ (southeast) side yard setback at 28 Fearing Road in Residence District A.

  1. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  2. Application for a Finding, Form 2F
  3. Plans Set
  4. Quitclaim Deed
  5. Letter of Opposition and Supplemental Photos from W. Sullivan to ZBA, dated November 15, 2021

193 Whiting Street

Hingham 193 Whiting, LLC filed an application for a Special Permit A2 under § III-A, 4.11A and Variance from §§ V-B and IV-C, 7 of the Zoning By-Law, and such other relief as necessary, to redevelop a former gas/service station for retail use, locate a freestanding drive-up ATM with related parking and site improvements, and install a ground sign within required setbacks at 193 Whiting Street in Business District B.

  1. Application Cover Letter
  2. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  3. Application for a Variance, Form 2B
  4. Application for a Special Permit A2, Form 2D
  5. Plans Set, dated September 17, 2021
  6. Stormwater Report, dated September 17, 2021
  7. Traffic Assessment, dated September 23, 2021
  8. Engineering Peer Review from P. Brennan, dated October 19, 2021
  9. Letter regarding Signage from J. Tocchio, dated November 2, 2021
  10. Signage Plan
  11. Traffic Engineer Peer Review from J. Dirk, dated November 3, 2021
  12. Letter from W. Gossels, Trustee of Laine Realty Trust, to Planning Board, dated November 12, 2021
  13. Continuation and Request for Extension, dated November 18, 2021
  14. Application Cover Letter, revised November 23, 2021
  15. Plans Set, revised November 22, 2021
  16. Stormwater Report, revised November 22, 2021
  17. Response to Engineer Peer Review Comments, dated November 22, 2021
  18. Response to Traffic Engineer Peer Review Comments, dated November 22, 2021
  19. Response to Revisions from P. Brennan, dated November 23, 2021

94 Derby Street, Suite 217 (Nomai)

W/S/M Properties LLC filed an application to Modify plans approved in connection with a Special Permit A2, issued August 20, 2020, as amended, under § III-A, 4.17 of the Zoning By-Law, and such other relief as necessary to permanently enclose an existing 982 SF patio with retractable windows at 94 Derby Street, Suite 217 (Nomai) in the Industrial Park & South Hingham Overlay Districts.

Application Materials

  1. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  2. Application for a Special Permit A2, Form 2D
  3. Proposed Plan Photos
  4. Proposed Plan
  5. Planning Board Site Plan Review Waiver, dated September 15, 2021

Previous Decisions

  1. Special Permit A2 Decision, dated August 20, 2020

208 Downer Avenue

The Hingham Yacht Club filed an application for a Modification of the Special Permit A2, issued April 25, 1986, as amended, under § III-A, 3.7 of the Zoning By-Law, and such other relief as necessary to replace an existing barn with new (36’ x 30’) barn to store boats at 208 Downer Avenue in Residence District A.

Application Materials

  1. Application Cover Letter, dated August 12, 2021
  2. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  3. Application for a Special Permit A2, Form 2D
  4. Supporting Narrative to Form 2D
  5. Stormwater Report, dated August 12, 2021
  6. Release of Caveat, dated April 4, 1950
  7. Site Plan, dated August 12, 2021
  8. Architectural Plan Set
  9. Letter of Revisions and Answers to Questions to Planning Board, dated October 5, 2021
  10. Site Plan, revised October 4, 2021
  11. Landscape Plan
  12. HydroCAD Report, revised October 5, 2021
  13. Existing Conditions Plan
  14. Arborist Report
  15. Letter from P. Brennan to Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, dated October 6, 2021
  16. Response from J. Cavanaro to P. Brennan, dated October 8, 2021
  17. Site Plan, revised October 8, 2021
  18. Response to Revisions from P. Brennan, dated October 8, 2021
  19. Architectural Plan Set, revised October 25, 2021

Previous Decisions

  1. Initial Special Permit A2 Decision, dated April 25, 1986
  2. Special Permit A2 Modification Decision, dated October 29, 1992
  3. Special Permit A2 Modification Decision, dated August 25, 1993
  4. Planning Board Decision, dated November 15, 2021

Public Comment

  1. Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to Planning Board, dated August 28, 2021
  2. First Letter of Opposition from Neighbors to ZBA, dated September 3, 2021
  3. Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to Planning Board, dated September 8, 2021
  4. Letter of Conditional Support from B. Holmgren to Planning Board, dated September 12, 2021
  5. Second Letter of Opposition with Photos from Neighbors to ZBA, dated September 17, 2021
  6. Second Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley, dated October 14, 2021
  7. Third Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to ZBA, dated November 12, 2021
  8. Third Letter of Opposition from H. Rader to ZBA, dated November 15, 2021

26 Summer Street

B&K Enterprises, LLC applied for a Special Permit A1 under Section III-C of the Zoning By-Law to expand an existing marina use at 26 Summer Street in the Waterfront Business and Hingham Harbor Overlay Districts.

  1. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  2. Application for a Special Permit A1, Form 2C
  3. Letter from A. Brodsky to E. McCracken regarding Application Submission, dated April 27, 2021
  4. Plans Set
  5. Quitclaim Deed
  6. Letter of Acknowledgement from E. Wentworth to A. Brodsky, dated May 11, 2021
  7. Letter of Continuance to ZBA, dated June 9, 2021
  8. Letter of Continuance to ZBA, dated June 14, 2021
  9. Letter of Continuance & Extension from A. Brodsky to ZBA, dated August 12, 2021
  10. Letter of Continuance and Extension from A. Brodsky to ZBA, dated September 14, 2021

302-304 Whiting Street

Notice of Project Change Post Issuance of a Comprehensive Permit pursuant to 760 CMR 56.05(11) in order to change the approved architectural plans for the proposed homes at 302-304 Whiting Street from a cape-style to a colonial style.

  1. Letter to ZBA regarding Notice of Project Change, dated March 10, 2021
  2. Colonial House Title Sheet - Front Elevation T-1
  3. Colonial House Foundation, Floor Plans, and Notes A-1
  4. Colonial House Exterior Elevations and Notes A-2
  5. Colonial House Framing Plan, Sections, and Notes A-3
  6. Cape House Plans Set

8 Highview Drive

Josiah & Alison Winslow filed for an Administrative Appeal of the Local Building Inspector’s determination, dated December 30, 2020, that a health club as defined under § VI Definitions of the Zoning By-Law is being operated on the premises at 8 Highview Drive in Residence District A and is outside the scope of home occupations under § III-A, 1.8.4, 1.8.6 and/or 1.8.7 of the Zoning By-Law.

  1. Cover Letter to ZBA, dated January 19, 2021
  2. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  3. Application for Appeal, Form 2A
  4. Narrative Statement
  5. Plot Plan, July 6, 2020
  6. Barnes Response, dated February 16, 2021
  7. Angyal Public Comment, dated March 15, 2021
  8. Letter to ZBA Re Potential Agreements of Parties, dated March 15, 2021
  9. Levin Public Comment, dated March 15, 2021
  10. Land Court Appeal of ZBA Decision, dated May 3, 2021
  11. Preliminary Injunction, dated May 26, 2021