07-18-2018 Planning Board Meeting Minutes


HELD JULY 18, 2018


Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the July 18th meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, Josh Downing, Kathy Phelps, and Frederick Wilbur present. Patricia Parkhurst and James Searles excused.

Michael & Jessica Overton Variance: The Overtons have submitted a variance application to build a house at 5 Burton Dr. Tax map #081.19-02-19.01.

Variances Needed:

  • 40 foot variance from the lake.

Basis for Consideration:

  • The project conforms to the character of the area.

  • Only one variance is requested and it is less than 50%.

  • The lot size substantially exceeds the minimum required for lakefront lots.

  • The property appears well protected from erosion

  • The elevation is above the high water line of record.

  • The project will not impact private water in the area.

  • There is a preexisting, operable septic system on the site.

  • The road side consists of only 2 stories with a partially exposed basement, due to the topography of the land.

  • The drawing presented accurately represents both the north and south elevations of the structure including the roof line.

  • There was no opposition from the public

  • Modifications clarifying the height of the 2nd floor and grade were made to the drawing and initialed by Michael Overton.

  • A separate application will be submitted for a garage on the site at a later date.

Action of Variance: Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Fred Wilbur, to approve the variance application of Michael & Jessica Overton. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Site Plan Review Ordinance: Sections 4.12 - 4.5 of the Site Plan Review Ordinance were reviewed with some changes made.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:57 by motion of Frederick Wilbur, second by Josh Downing. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.


Respectfully submitted,

Debra J Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary