AGENDA

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 Thursday, June 25, 2020

6:00 p.m.

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AGENDA

1. 521 Stonehaven Drive, Townsend, DE 19734. Area variance: To construct an addition 13 feet from the rear property line (25-foot rear yard setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. Wanda Allison. S Zoning. CD 12. (App 2020-0269-A) TP 14-013.31-302.

2. 126 Marta Drive, Newark, DE 19711. Area variance: To construct an addition 3 feet from the easterly side lot line (6-foot side yard setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. Michael Romano. NC6.5 Zoning. CD 1. (App 2020-0270-A) TP 08-055.20-017.

3. 604 West Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720. Area variances: 1. To permit 3 apartments in a single-family dwelling through the apartment conversion process see UDC Section 40.03.304. 2. To maintain a 2,200 square foot dwelling (4,000 square foot minimum) see UDC Section 40.03.304.D. 3. To maintain 777 square feet for Unit 604A (800 square foot minimum per unit) see UDC Section 40.03.304.E. 4. To maintain 638 square feet for Unit 604B (800 square foot minimum per unit) see UDC Section 40.03.304.E. 5. To maintain 773 square feet for Unit 604C (800 square foot minimum per unit) see UDC Section 40.03.304.E. 6. To maintain the dwelling 4 feet from the rear property line (40-foot rear yard setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. 7. To maintain the dwelling 4 from the northerly side lot line (10-foot side yard setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. 8. To maintain the dwelling 9 feet from the southerly side lot line (10-foot side yard setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. 9. To provide a 0.0 bufferyard opacity around the parking area along the northerly side lot line (0.1 minimum bufferyard opacity) see UDC Section 40.03.304.G. 10. To provide a 0.0 bufferyard opacity around the parking area along southerly side lot line (0.1 minimum bufferyard opacity) see UDC Section 40.03.304.G. 11. To provide a 0.0 bufferyard opacity around the parking area along West Avenue right-of-way (0.1 minimum bufferyard opacity) see UDC Section 40.03.304.G. Michael Cassetta. NC5 Zoning. CD 10. (App 2020-0250-A) TP 10-010.40-193.

4. 1307 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809. Area variances: 1. To permit a Landscape Surface Ratio (LSR) of 0.40 landscape surface ratio (0.50 minimum LSR required) see UDC Table 40.04.110.A. 2. To permit a 0.49 acre lot size (1.00-acre minimum lot size) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. A Better Chance For Our Children Inc. CN Zoning. CD 8. (App 2020-0271-A) TP 06-115.00-141.

5. 4353 Summit Bridge Road, Middletown, DE 19709. Area variances to permit the adaptive reuse of a historic structure: 1. To maintain a 1.64 acre lot size (3.00 acre minimum lot size) see UDC Section 40.15.240.D. 2. To provide a 43% (1.30 acres) open space (60% (1.80 acres) minimum open space required) see UDC Section 40.140.240.D. 3. To provide 15 parking spaces (23-parking spaces required) see UDC Table 40.03.522. Apex Engineering, Inc. NC21 Zoning. CD 12 (App 2020-0253-A) TP 13-007.00-078.

6. 21 Blevins Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. Area variances to facilitate the recordation of a Land Development Plan: To disturb 58 percent of a Class C Wellhead WRPA (50-percent protection level) see UDC Table 40.10.010. McBride & Ziegler, Inc. I Zoning. CD 12. (App 2020-0224-A) TP 10-030.00-091.

7. 2840 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE 19713. Area variances to facilitate the recordation of a Land Development Plan: 1. To permit 100 percent disturbance in the floodplain/floodway (100 percent floodplain/floodway protection level) see UDC Table 40.10.110. 2. To permit a lot size of 0.88 acres (1.00 acre minimum lot size) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. 3. To permit paving 5 feet from the Ogletown Road right-of-way (40-foot street yard paving setback) see UDC Table 40.04.110.B. 4. To provide 0.0 bufferyard opacity along the Ogletown Road right-of-way (0.5 bufferyard opacity required) see UDC Table 40.04.111.A. GFP Properties, LLC. I Zoning. CD 5. (App 2019-0374-A) TP 09-022.-00-110.



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