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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 Brothers, 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.