Zoning Board considers new addition

During a lengthy discussion at the Zoning Board’s recent meeting, witnesses testified before the board at a public hearing on an application submitted by BI Harborview Partners II, LLC to put an addition onto an existing building on Corn Neck Road that will require relief from the town’s setback zoning requirements. The board held the public hearing via telecommunications on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
The application from B.I. Harborview Partners II, LLC is asking for a variance to demolish an existing kitchen, and to construct an addition of 32- by 40-feet on the east side of the original structure on Corn Neck Road (Plat 4, Lot 29), with three sheds as accessory structures. Attorney Nick Gorham represented the applicant, and introduced three witnesses to speak on behalf of the application: owner Richard Hayes, appraiser Ned Caswell, and licensed land surveyor John Comeau.
Caswell noted the following in a letter addressed to the Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board:
“I have reviewed the application that is before you tonight to allow a [variance] to construct an addition to an existing non-conforming residential use containing a 1,280 square foot footprint of which a section of 665.57 square feet is within the

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