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Case 7/9/2019–1

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — Notice

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant amd silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public hearing in the Wilton Town Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The application, and any other documents that have been received by the ZBA in connection with this case, are available for inspection in the Land Use Office in the Wilton Town Hall.

The application as a PDF file.

Correspondence

Correspondence received in relation to this application

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — Case Continued

The hearing on the application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been continued to Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Courtroom. If granted, the variance would allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet. The continuation will allow the applicant to obtain a statement from the Wilton Fire Department as to whether the Department’s equipment would be adequate to fight a fire in the proposed structures, and to obtains information as the fire risks and suppression measures built into the proposed structures.

Minutes of the hearing

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — Continuation

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant amd silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public hearing in the Wilton Town Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — Case Continued

At the request of the applicant, the hearing on the application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been continued to Tuesday, September 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Courtroom. If granted, the variance would allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

Minutes of the hearing

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 — Continuation

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant amd silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public hearing in the Wilton Town Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 — Case Continued

In order to allow notification of neighboring municipalities and the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, the hearing on the application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been continued to Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the WIlton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School. If granted, the variance would allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

Minutes of the hearing

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — Continuation

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant amd silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

This will be a new hearing from the beginning on this case: testimony and discussion from the July 9, 2019 hearing will be disregarded except as it may re-arise at this hearing.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public hearing in the cafeteria of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — Case Continued

The hearing on the application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been continued to Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in an unspecified location. If granted, the variance would allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

The Zoning Board has requested that the applicant hold a “balloon test” or other similar procedure to allow residents to assess the potential vvisibility of the proposed structures, The continuation of the hearing is solely for the purpose of receiving testimony about observations from the “balloon test.”

Minutes of the hearing

Friday, November 8 – Sunday, November 10, 2019 — Sight-Line Test

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

The applicants will conduct a “Sight-Line Test” in connection with this application, in order to help evaluate the potential visibility of the proposed structures. Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, and ending at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019, the applicants will have a telescopic work lift with a work platform on top extended to a height of 72 feet at the location of the proposed asphalt plant and silo.

Members of the public are invited to observe the site from various locations and to report their observations either in writing before or in person during the continuation of the hearing on the case on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Positive reports (work-lift seen) and negative reports (work-lift not seen) are both requested.

All reports must be made by the person who made the observation. All reports must include:

Written submissions may be hand delivered to the Land Use Office in the Wilton Town Hall between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, or sent by email to Michele Decoteau.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — Continuation

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to allow the construction of an asphalt batch plant amd silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

This is a continuation of the hearing held on Wednesday, October 27, and is solely for the purpose of receiving testimony about observations from the sight-line test for the case. The Zoning Board deliberations and decision meeting will follow the hearing.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public hearing in the cafeteria of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — Decision

The application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been denied. If granted, the variance would have allowed the construction of an asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet. The variance has been denied because the Zoning Board finds that the applicant has not demonstrated unnecessary hardship, as discussed below.

The selectmen, any party to the action or proceedings, or any person directly affected thereby may apply for a rehearing of this decision. A request for a rehearing must be filed in writing with the Zoning Board of Adjustment on or before Thursday, December 12, 2019, and must fully specify all grounds on which the rehearing is requested. (N.H. RSA 677:2)

Read the full decision notice.

Minutes of the hearing

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — Request for Rehearing

The Zoning Board will consider a request by Board member Joanna Eckstrom that it hold a new hearing to reconsider its decision to deny the variance requested by Quinn Properties, LLC in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1.

Note that a meeting to decide whether to grant a rehearing is not a public hearing. The decision is made on the basis of the request, and without additional input.

Reasons for the request.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — Rehearing Denied

The Zoning Board has turned down the request by Board member Joanna Eckstrom that it hold a new hearing to reconsider its decision to deny the variance requested by Quinn Properties, LLC in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1.

Minutes of the hearing

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — Request for Rehearing

In accordance with RSA 677:2, Quinn Properties, LLC has requested that the Zoning Board hold a new hearing to reconsider the Board’s November 12, 2019 denial of the variance that they requested in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this request in the Wilton Town Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The request letter, and any other documents that have been received by the ZBA in connection with this case, are available for inspection in the Land Use Office in the Wilton Town Hall.

Note that a meeting to decide whether to grant a rehearing is not a public hearing. The decision is made on the basis of the request, and without additional input.

The request letter.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — Discussion Continued

The Zoning Board’s consideration of the request by Quinn Properties, LLC, that the Board hold a new hearing to reconsider the Board’s November 12, 2019 denial of the variance that Quinn Properties requested in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1 has been continued until Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Minutes of the hearing

Monday, January 6, 2020 — Meeting

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Land Use Office in the Wilton Town Hall to meet with the Town Attorney to discuss ZBA Case #7/9/19–1 (Quinn Properties, LLC) and the Request for Rehearing that the Zoning Board has received from the applicant in that case. The discussion with the Town Attorney is expected to be held in non-public session pursuant to RSA 91–A:3, II(e) and/or (l).

Minutes of the meeting

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 — Request for Rehearing

In accordance with RSA 677:2, Quinn Properties, LLC has requested that the Zoning Board hold a new hearing to reconsider the Board’s November 12, 2019 denial of the variance that they requested in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this request in the Wilton Town Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

The request letter, and any other documents that have been received by the ZBA in connection with this case, are available for inspection in the Land Use Office in the Wilton Town Hall.

Note that a meeting to decide whether to grant a rehearing is not a public hearing. The decision is made on the basis of the request, and without additional input.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 — Decision

The Zoning Board has granted the request by Quinn Properties, LLC that the Board hold a rehearing on the variance requested by Quinn Properties in ZBA Case #7/9/19–1, which the Board denied on November 12, 2019. The rehearing will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m in the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School Cafeteria.

Minutes of the hearing

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 — Rehearing

Quinn Properties, LLC has applied for variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance to relax the height limit for a proposed asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B– 10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet.

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment denied the requested variance. On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in response to a request from the applicant, the Zoning Board granted a rehearing.

The Town of Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider this application in a public rehearing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School Cafeteria.

The original application, all written submissions received by the Zoning Board before or at the November 12, 2019 hearing, and all testimony from the October 23, 2019 and November 12, 2019 hearings will be incorporated in the record for the rehearing, and may be considered by the Zoning Board in making its decision. Any relevant new material may be submitted in writing in advance or in testimony at the February 18 meeting. The application for this case, any other documents submitted with it, and any other written submissions, are available for inspection in the Wilton Town Offices, and most can be found on the case page on the Zoning Board web site.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 — Decision

The application by Quinn Properties, LLC for a variance to section 8.2.6 of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance has been denied. If granted, the variance would have relaxed the height limit for a proposed asphalt batch plant and silo on Lot B–10, 50 Quinn Drive, which would be 68 and 72 feet in height respectively, where the ordinance limits structures to a maximum height of 45 feet. The Zoning Board found that there would be no hardship arising from special conditions of the property, and that granting the variance would be contrary to the public interest and to the spirit of the ordinance.

The selectmen, any party to the action or proceedings, or any person directly affected thereby may apply for a rehearing of this decision. A request for a rehearing must be filed in writing with the Zoning Board of Adjustment on or before Friday, March 20, 2020, and must fully specify all grounds on which the rehearing is requested. (N.H. RSA 677:2) (The deadline is March 20 because, although the hearing was held on Tuesday, February 18, the decision was reached at 12:03 a.m. on Wednesday, February 19.)

Read the full decision notice.

Minutes of the hearing