Pending Applications to the Board

900 Main Street

Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing  - December 12, 2022 - 7:00PM - See Agenda for Zoom Information

SBA Monarch Towers I, LLC to renew a Special Permit A2 issued under § V-E of the Zoning By-Law on September 24, 2007, as extended through December 31, 2022 as a result of Section 17 (b)(iii) of Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020 by the Massachusetts Permit Extension Act, and such other relief as necessary to maintain an existing Personal Wireless Services Tower located at 900 Main Street in the Official and Open Space District. 

Documents Submitted on November 4, 2022

  1. Cover Letter - November 3, 2022
  2. Application for Zoning Hearing, Form 2 (2 pages) - November 3, 2022
  3. Narrative of Applicant, SBA Monarch Towers I, LLC, in support of Special Permit Renewal for Cell Phone Tower located at 900 Main Street, Hingham, MA - (163 pages) November 3, 2022

19 Whiting Street

Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing  - November 17, 2022 - 7:00PM - See Agenda for Zoom Information

Merhej and Sons Realty, llC for a Special Permit A1 under § III-A, 5.1 of the Zoning By-Law and such other relief as necessary to add an additional pump island  to an existing independent automotive filling station  located at 19 WHITING STREET in Business District B and Accord Park Watershed and Hingham Aquifer Protection District.

Documents Submitted on October 11, 2022

  1. Cover Letter to Carol Falvey, Town Clerk - October 11, 2022
  2. Application for a Zoning Hearing - Form 2 - October 11, 2022
  3. Supporting Statements, Requested Findings - Form 2C- October 11, 2022
  4. Application for Special Permit A3 - October 11, 2022
  5. Supplement to Application for Modification of Site Plan Approval and Modification of Special Permit A3
  6. Exhibit A, Planning Board Decision, Site Plan Review in Association with a Building Permit - December 14, 2020
  7. Notice of Decision Special Permit A3 - December 14, 2020
  8. Eileen McCracken Town Clerk - True Copy of Decision - January 4, 2021
  9. Site Plan C-101 - October 11, 2022

73 Abington Street

Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing  - November 17, 2022 - 7:00PM - See Agenda for Zoom Information

Gill Research Drive, LLC for a modification of Special Permit A2 under § III-E, 7. of the Zoning By-Law , issued March 14, 2019, and such other relief as necessary to construct two commercial/industrial buildings resulting in a floor area ratio of less than 0.45 at 73 Abington Street in the Industrial Park and South Hingham Development Overlay Districts

Documents Submitted on October 11, 2022

  1. Cover Letter to Carol Falvey, Town Clerk - October 11, 2022
  2. Application for a Zoning Hearing - Form 2 - October 11, 2022
  3. Supporting Statements - Form 2D- October 11, 2022
  4. Exhibit A, Notice of Decision, Board of Appeals, Special Permit A2 - March 14, 2019
  5. Exhibit B, Site Plan, Sheet 4 of 17 - January 18, 2019
  6. Application for Special Permit A3 - October 11, 2022
  7. Supplement to Application for Modification of Site Plan Approval and Modification of Special Permit A3
  8. Planning Board Decision Special Permit A3- February 15, 2019
  9. Planning Board Decision Site Plan Review in Association with a Special Permit A2 - February 15, 2019 
  10. Amory Engineering Peer Review - November 2022
  11. Request to Continue - November 17, 2022

295 Gardner Street

Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing  - November 17, 2022 - 7:00PM - See Agendas for Zoom Information

Albert and Fatiola Spahiu for a Finding under M.G.L. c. 40A, § 6 of the Zoning By-Law and such other relief as necessary to construct a conforming  mudroom and rear deck addition to a pre-existing non-conforming single-family home and attach it to a pre-existing nonconforming detached garage at 295 Gardner Street in Residence District B

Documents Submitted on October 11, 2022 

  1. Application for a Zoning Hearing- Form 2- September 19, 2022
  2. Supporting Statements, Requested Findings – Form 2F September 19, 2022
  3. GPH Design Architectural Drawings – Revised Set dated 10-4-22
  4. Hoyt Land Surveying - Revised 10-6-22
  5. Hoyt Land Surveying - Proposed Modifications, Revised 10-6-22

457 Main St.

Administrative Appeal of the Building Commissioner's Issuance of a Building Permit - This Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing will be heard on October 17, 2022 7:30PM - See Agenda for Zoom information.

David and Maureen Cederlund for an Administrative Appeal of the Building Commissioner's issuance of a Building Permit R-22-0794 on August 29, 2022 to JJF Investments, LLC, to build a new seven room, three bedroom home with a two car garage at 457 Main Street in Residence District A.  The Appellants are concerned about slopes and grading in the site and the impact that will have on their abutting home located at 461 Main Street, and believe the site should be subject to Site Plan Review by the Planning Board.

Documents Submitted on September 20, 2022

  1. Application for a Zoning Hearing- Form 2 -September 20, 2022
  2. Supporting Statements Form 2A - September 20, 2022
  3. Emails between David Cederlund and Building Commissioner Michael Clancy - 9/12, 9/13, 9/15, 9/19, 9/20
  4. Plan of Land - August 25, 2022
  5. Request #1 to Continue the Public Hearing - submitted October 12, 2022
  6. Request #2 to Continue the Public Hearing - Submitted October 27, 2022

Worlds End

Joint Meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board - October 17, 2022 - 7:00PM - See Agendas for Zoom Information

Trustees of Reservations to Modify the Traffic and Parking Management Plan approved in connection with a Special Permit A3 with Site Plan Review originally issued by the Planning Board under §§ V-A and I-I of the Zoning By-Law on February 16, 2017, as amended, and a Special Permit A1 under § III-A, 3.6  and a Variance from § IV-B, 1 and 5 of the Zoning By-Law originally issued by the Zoning Board of Appeals on February 10, 2017, as amended, to update management strategies and add TWO additional Tier Two events on an annual basis at World’s End on Martins Lane in the Official & Open Space District 

  1. The Trustees of Reservations, Modification Request Letter - submitted September 15, 2022 
  2. The Trustees of Reservations, World's End Traffic and Proposed Parking Management Plan - submitted September 15, 2022
  3. Letter from Sergeant Kilroy - HPD
  4. Letter Requesting to Continue the Hearing- November 7, 2022
  5. Letter to the Planning and Zoning Board outlining modifications to the application - submitted November 18, 2022
  6. The Trustees of the Reservation, World's End Traffic and Proposed Parking Management Plan - submitted November 21, 2022

Previous Decisions and Approved Parking Plans

  1. Notice of Decision Special Permit A1- February 10, 2017 
  2. Notice of Decision, Variance- February 10, 2017
  3. Notice of Decision - Special Permit and Variance Modification - November 7, 2019
  4. Trustees of Reservations World's End Traffic Parking Plan - October 7, 2019

208 Downer Avenue  

The Hingham Yacht Club filed an application for a Modification of the Special Permit A2, issued April 25, 1986, as amended, under § III-A, 3.7 of the Zoning By-Law, and such other relief as necessary to replace an existing barn with new (36’ x 30’) barn to store boats at 208 Downer Avenue in Residence District A.

Application Materials

  1. Application Cover Letter, dated August 12, 2021
  2. Application for a Hearing, Form 2
  3. Application for a Special Permit A2, Form 2D
  4. Supporting Narrative to Form 2D
  5. Stormwater Report, dated August 12, 2021
  6. Release of Caveat, dated April 4, 1950
  7. Site Plan, dated August 12, 2021
  8. Architectural Plan Set
  9. Letter of Revisions and Answers to Questions to Planning Board, dated October 5, 2021
  10. Site Plan, revised October 4, 2021
  11. Landscape Plan
  12. HydroCAD Report, revised October 5, 2021
  13. Existing Conditions Plan
  14. Arborist Report
  15. Letter from P. Brennan to Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, dated October 6, 2021
  16. Response from J. Cavanaro to P. Brennan, dated October 8, 2021
  17. Site Plan, revised October 8, 2021
  18. Response to Revisions from P. Brennan, dated October 8, 2021
  19. Architectural Plan Set, revised October 25, 2021

Previous Decisions

  1. Initial Special Permit A2 Decision, dated April 25, 1986
  2. Special Permit A2 Modification Decision, dated October 29, 1992
  3. Special Permit A2 Modification Decision, dated August 25, 1993
  4. Planning Board Decision, dated November 15, 2021

Public Comment

  1. Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to Planning Board, dated August 28, 2021
  2. First Letter of Opposition from Neighbors to ZBA, dated September 3, 2021
  3. Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to Planning Board, dated September 8, 2021
  4. Letter of Conditional Support from B. Holmgren to Planning Board, dated September 12, 2021
  5. Second Letter of Opposition with Photos from Neighbors to ZBA, dated September 17, 2021
  6. Second Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley, dated October 14, 2021
  7. Third Revised Letter of Support from M. Kranzley to ZBA, dated November 12, 2021
  8. Third Letter of Opposition from H. Rader to ZBA, dated November 15, 2021