Pending Applications to the Board

138 Nokomis Road - Variance Application

Application to demolish a non-conforming detached garage, and construct additions to a non-conforming single-family dwelling at 138 Nokomis Road, located in Residence District A.  Supplemental information to be submitted.

Documents Submitted on May 17, 2022

  1. Application and Other Documents - Dated May 17, 2022 
  2. 138 Nokomis Road - Plot Plan - Submitted May 17, 2022
  3. 138 Nokomis Road - Proposed Floor Plans - Submitted May 17, 2022
  4. 138 Nokomis Road - Construction Drawings - Submitted May 17, 2022

Linden Ponds - Hingham Campus, LLC - 300 Linden Ponds Way

Notice of project change to Linden Ponds Comprehensive Permit to make minor modifications; unit count reduction, height reduction, building gross area reduction and building footprint increase, and slight increase in impervious areas for the Extended Care Center, Phase 2, and the Pedestrian footbridge connecting this care center to the nearby existing Independent Living Building.

  1. Application Letter - Dated May 9, 2022 
  2. Linden Ponds Plan Set - Dated May 9, 2022 

Derby Street Shops 

W/S/M Hingham Properties, LLC to update a Special Permit A1 under § V-B of the Zoning By-Law and such other relief as necessary to update the signage criteria to use logos on signage and to provide additional clarity to decision making around signage size at Derby Street Shops in Industrial Park / South Hingham Development Overlay

  1. Derby Street Shops Application for an Amendment to the SPA1 - Signage Criteria  

135-137 South Street - Modification of Variance 

Heidi Ragone for a Modification of 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 10’ 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 - Full Modification Application
  2. Updated Site Plan - April 4, 2022
  3. 135-137 Variance Decision - January 19, 2022
  4. Request for Hearing Continuation - May 9, 2022

Materials from Previous Hearing:

  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

138 Nokomis Road - ADU Application

Sarah C. Hanlon, Trustee of the Sarah C. Hanlon Family 2013 Trust, 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 138 Nokomis Road in Residence District A.

  1. Application for a Hearing
  2. Architectural Plans Submitted with Application  - March 15, 2022
  3. Certified Plot Plan - Submitted with Application - March 15, 2022 
  4. Request to Withdraw the Application for 138 Nokomis Without Prejudice - May 9, 2022  

Updated Materials submitted April 7, 2022

  1. Updated Certified Plot Plan 
  2. First Floor Plan of Main House with Square Footage
  3. Second Floor Plan of Main House with Square Footage
  4. ADU and Garage First Floor Plan with Square Footage
  5. ADU and Garage Second Floor Plan with Square Footage
  6. Front Elevations - Ridge Height
  7. Left Elevations - Ridge Height
  8. Rear Elevations - Ridge Height
  9. Ridge Heights

266 Whiting Street - Penniman Hill & Garden, Inc. - Administrative Appeal

Penniman Hill Farm & Garden Inc. for an Administrative Appeal of the Local Building Commissioner’s determination, dated January 27, 2022, that the property is being used as a contractor’s yard at 266 Whiting Street in Residence District C and is not an allowed use under § III-A, Schedule of Uses, on a residential property.

  1. Full Appeal Filing - Full Submission Filed February 24, 2022
  2. Building Commissioner's Field Inspection, Documents and Photos

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