ZONING BOARD MINUTES
                 Meeting of October 22, 1996
                           Town Hall

Meeting came to order at 7:30 pm.
Roll  was  called  by the Recording Secretary and  the  following
members were present:
Maurice Vandal
Catherine Finney
Richard Allphin
Thomas Ginnerty
Dennis Grieco
Guy Settipane

Also Present:  Kim Turcone, Recording Secretary
               Jane Fitts, Stenographer
               Fred Brown, Building Official
               Jim Donnelly, Town Solicitor

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A  motion  was  made by Catherine Finney and seconded  by  Thomas
Ginnerty to accept the minutes of September 24, 1996 as written.
So voted:  5-0

CORRESPONDENCE:
(1)   Mr.  John  Murphy informed the Board  that  Mr.  Mirra  has
withdrawn his application.  A motion was made by Richard  Allphin
and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to withdraw the Mirra application
without prejudice.  So voted, 5-0.

(2)   Mr.  John  Murphy was present to speak for Mr.  Chester  N.
Salisbury  on  account of requesting a 1 year  continuance  on  a
variance  granted  on October 11, 1995.  A  motion  was  made  by
Richard Allphin and seconded by Catherine Finney to grant  a  one
(1)  year continuance to Mr. Salisbury.  This motion was  granted
on  the purpose of a ten (10) foot wide strip privacy buffer.  So
voted,   5-0.

OLD BUSINESS
With nothing to report at this time move on to New Business.

NEW BUSINESS
1.   Variance application of Susan Maffie Plowden.  Ms. Plowden's
application  was  heard  by  Maurice  Vandal,  Catherine  Finney,
Richard  Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis Grieco.  Guy  Settipane
was not seated.
A  motion  was  made by Catherine Finney and seconded  by  Thomas
Ginnerty  to  grant  the request of Susan  Maffie  Plowden  whose
property is located at 28 Calvert Place and is further identified
as  Tax Assessor's Plat 8, Lot 311 for a Variance from Article 3,
Section  302  (District Dimensional Regulations), Table  3-2,  To
construct a garage addition to be 14 feet 10 inches from the rear
lot line instead of the required 30 feet, and to extend the front
porch  to be 28 feet 6 inches from the front lot line instead  of
the  required  30  feet.   This Board has  determined  that  this
application DOES satisfy the requirements of Article  6,  Section
606, Paragraph 1 through 4, and Section 607, Paragraph 2.
This Variance is granted with the following restriction(s):
     (1)  No exterior stairway shall be constructed to the "guest
suite" over the garage.
     (2)  No separate entrance shall be constructed to the "guest
suite" over the garage.
      (3)   No interior partitions shall be constructed over  the
second    floor    which   would   preclude   access    to    the
North/South   stairway   from   the   main   section    of    the
residence.
      (4)  No doorway shall be constructed at the landing of  the
east/west stairwell.
       (5)   Existing  landscape  buffers  shall  be  maintained,
excluding            plantings  in  the  area  of  the   proposed
structure.
This motion is based on the following findings of fact:
      (1)   The  property is located in an R20 Zone and  contains
19,979 sq. ft.
      (2)   The  proposed addition is within the front  and  rear
setbacks of the existing home.
      (3)   The  proposed garage will be cited in the approximate
location of the existing garage, which is in disrepair.

2.   Variance application of Richard and Mary Byrd - Mr. and Mrs.
Byrd's  application  was  heard from  Maurice  Vandal,  Catherine
Finney,  Richard  Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis  Grieco.   Guy
Settipane was not seated.
A  motion  was  made  by Richard Allphin and seconded  by  Dennis
Grieco to GRANT the request of Richard L. and Mary F. Byrd  whose
property  is  located  at  15  Windsor  Street  and  is   further
identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 9, Lot 136 for a VARIANCE  from
Article 3, Section 302 (District Dimensional Regulations),  Table
3-2,  to construct a front porch 13 feet 16 inches from the front
of  the lot line instead of the required 15 feet.  This Board has
determined that this application DOES satisfy the requirements of
Article 6, Section 606, Paragraphs 1 through 4, and Section  607,
Paragraph 2.
This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

      (1)   The  property is located in an R8 Zone  and  contains
6,600          sq. ft.
      (2)   The  two adjacent structures have 5 foot and  8  foot
setbacks.
      (3)  Other than the applicant, no one spoke either in favor
of        or against granting request.

3.    Variance  re-application of Marilyn Munger - Mrs.  Munger's
application was heard by Maurice Vandal, Catherine Finney, Thomas
Ginnerty,  Dennis  Grieco,  and Guy Settipane.   Richard  Allphin
recused himself.
A  motion  was  made  by  Thomas Ginnerty  and  seconded  by  Guy
Settipane  to grant Mrs. Munger a continuance due to a  need  for
additional data.  So voted, 5-0.

Motion  was  made  by  Catherine Finney and  seconded  by  Thomas
Ginnerty to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 pm.

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary