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PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to TNS Zoning Section 514 Residential Structures in the RA and RB Zones.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Via Zoom
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island RI
7:00 p.m.

Zoom Access: Meeting ID: 842 7576 2778;
Passcode: 999999
Toll Free: (877) 853-5247 or (888) 788-0099 or (833) 548-0276 or (833) 548-0282
The New Shoreham Town Council will consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to Residential Structures in the RA and RB Zones, as follows. Deletions appear crossed out and additions are underlined. The proposed language may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing. Any alteration or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.
Section 514. - Residential Structures in the RA and RB Zones.
A. Purpose. The purpose of this section is to provide limitations on the massing and size of residential structures to ensure that new development is designed in a manner that complements traditional construction styles and in particular, protects the viewshed and quality of life of island neighbors, residents and visitors.
B. Applicability. This section shall apply to all single-family dwellings, accessory structures, accessory residential structures and secondary dwelling units proposed within the RA and RB Zones for which a building permit is issued after the effective date of October 6, 2008. Where there is a conflict between the
standards contained in this section and those in any other applicable section of this ordinance, the most restrictive standard shall apply.
C. Standards. The following standards shall apply (See Section 202, Definitions: “Plane, Building,” “Plane, Wall,” “Building Footprint,” “Floor Area Living,” “Building Volume”):
1. No residential structure shall have a wall plane in excess of 45 feet in length (See Appendix I, Figures 4 and 5).

2. No residential structure shall be constructed with a building plane in excess of 75 feet in length (See Appendix I, Figures 5 and 6).
3. In no case shall a building footprint of any residential structure, principal or accessory, exceed 5,000 3,500 square feet (See Appendix I, Figure 6).
4. In no case shall a residential structure exceed 4,500 square feet of living floor area.
4. 5. In no case shall the volume of any residential structure, principal or accessory, exceed 80,000 65,000 cubic feet.
5. 6. The roof design and pitch of all new residential structures constructed at a height greater than 28 feet shall comply with the following standards:

a. Hip roofs and Gable roofs, including gable dormers but excluding porch roofs, shall be constructed at a minimum pitch of 7 inches vertical over 12 inches horizontal.
b. Shed dormers shall be constructed at a minimum distance of two feet horizontally from exterior gable end walls.
c. Gambrel roofs shall be constructed so that they are compatible with the pitch and proportion of historic gambrel roofs on the island.

d. Mansard roofs shall be constructed so that they are compatible with pitch and proportions of historic mansard roofs on the island.
e. Flat roofs shall not be permitted. (Entire Section Added October 6, 2008)
Posted: June 29, 2021
Public Hearing: July 21, 2021
Fiona Fitzpatrick
Town Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE
Conservation Commission
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:30 p.m. @ via Zoom
Block Island, RI, 02807
AGENDA

The meeting will be held via telecommunication pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46

Webinar ID: 834 8105 3414 Passcode:200571
Via Telephone: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 888 788-0099
Call to Order
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 312(E) and 420 for Offsite Parking related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 401(A) and Section 408(A) and a Dimensional Variance from Section 312(C) for an existing Inn related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the
Planning Board.
Approval of Minutes
Adjournment
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PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Amendment to TNS Zoning Section 111, General Prohibitions (Living Floor Area)
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 

Via Zoom

Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island RI
7:00 p.m.

Zoom Access: Meeting ID: 842 7576 2778; Passcode: 999999
Toll Free: (877) 853-5247 or (888) 788- 0099 or (833) 548-0276 or (833) 548-0282
The New Shoreham Town Council will consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to Living Floor Area, as follows. Deletions appear crossed out and additions are underlined. The proposed language may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing. Any alteration or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.
Section 111. General Prohibitions.

The following uses are prohibited in all (except as noted) zoning districts:
A. Any structure or building or any use of any structure, building, premises or land which is injurious, obnoxious, offensive, dangerous or a nuisance to the
community or to the neighborhood through noise, vibration, concussion, odors, fumes, smoke, gases, dust, harmful fluids or substances, danger of fire or explosion, or other objectionable features detrimental to the community or neighborhood health, safety, convenience, morals or welfare, including but not limited to the following:
5. Residential structures in the RA and RB Zone which meet any of the following criteria (See Section 202, Definitions, “Plane, Building,” “Plane, Wall,” “Building Footprint,” “Floor Area, Living,” “Building Volume”): (Added October 6, 2008)
a. A wall plane in excess of 45 feet; (Added October 6, 2008)
b. A building plane in excess of 75 feet; (Added October 6, 2008)
c. A building footprint in excess of 5,000 3,500 square feet; and/or (Added October 6, 2008)
d. A living floor area in excess of 4,500 square feet; and/or
d.e. A building volume in excess of 80,000 65,000 cubic feet. (Added October 6, 2008)
Posted: June 29, 2021
Public Hearing: July 21, 2021
Fiona Fitzpatrick
Town Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE
Block Island Land Trust
Thursday, July 15, 2021, 4:00 p.m.
Meeting to be held virtually via Zoom Pursuant to RI Executive Order. Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. Listen to the meeting by dialing this phone
number: 1-877-853-5247 (toll free). When prompted, enter Meeting ID: 860 1584 8646 and Passcode: 768307.
AGENDA
4:00 p.m. – Open Session:
Public Input (Please submit comments or questions via email to landtrust@new-shoreham.com before 2:00 p.m. on meeting day.)
Treasurer’s Report (Monthly Receipts, Expenses, Account Balances): June 2021
Secretary’s Report: Corrie Heinz Report on Land Conservation Workshops Attended
Approval of Minutes: Open & Closed June 10, 2021; Closed Session Minutes of 2021: Special Meetings: April 7, April 12, April 15, April 19, April 21, May10.
Discuss and Act on
(1) Hyland (Plat 15 Lot 15): Neighbor Tree Cutting Request for Viewshed Maintenance
(2) Harrison (Plat 18, Lot 6-2): Tree Invoice (4 trees) and Replanting Plan Discuss and Act on Establishing a BI Land Trust Instagram Account
Stewardship:
Ball-O’Brien [P19 L1]: Update on Workout Stations
Fresh Pond [Plat 11 Lot 60]: Update on URI Groundwater Test; Mowing Schedule
Ocean View [Plat 7 Lot 1-1]: Discuss and Act on Beach Access and Usage Concerns
4:30 p.m. – Closed Session:
Acquisitions*, Litigation*
Motion(s) as a result of closed session discussion
Adjournment
Next Meeting: Thursday, August 12,2021
*These items may be held in Closed Session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) (5) (acquisitions: including Plat 19, Lot 3, “Overlook,” and 8 others being kept
confidential at this time), and RIGL 42-46- 5(a)(2) (litigation: updates for Renz, TNS Zoning Board/Stockman-Washington County Superior Court Case #WC2016- 250, Champlin’s Marina Case -Champlin’s Realty Associates v. Paul E. Lemont, et al, Supreme Court, SU-2020-00168 M.P.)
Those requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466- 3200 48 hours prior to meeting date. TTY: 711. Posted: July 7, 2021

LEGAL NOTICE
Zoning Board of Review
Meeting to be held virtually via Zoom pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-25 Via Video Conference Zoom AND/OR in person at Town Hall, 16 Old Town Road, Block Island, RI.
NOTE: In the event that the governor’s executive order (which expires prior to this meeting) permitting meetings by zoom is not extended by act of the legislature or by the governor, the meeting will occur in person and members of the public may attend in person at the Town Hall. Updates on the extension of the order permitting zoom meetings will be posted on the Town’s website.
Webinar ID: 817 5759 7521 Passcode:357817
Via Telephone: 1 646 558 8656 or 1 301 715 8592 or 1 888 788-0099
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session on July 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. for a regular meeting, via virtual Zoom, AND/OR in person at Town Hall, 16 Old Town Road, Block Island, RI. Of hearings on an applications for Variances, Special Use Permits an Appeals under the Zoning Ordinance. All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following Applications under the New Shoreham Zoning Ordinance:
Trahanas, Philip and Jennifer as Trustees of the Jennifer A. Trahanas Revocable Trust. Plat 14, Lot 31. Appeal by Bluff Head, LLC, Michael Barile and Michele Ann McBride of a Decision of the Building Official issuing Permit to Philip P. Trahanas and Jennifer A. Trahanas as Co-Trustees of the Jennifer A. Trahanas Revocable Trust for construction of a fence. Letter dated 5/14/21 Permit No. B-21-153, dated 5/10/21.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 312(E) and 420 for Offsite Parking related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 401(A) and Section 408(A) and a Dimensional Variance from Section 312(C) for an existing Inn related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Marino, Michelle. Plat 8, Lot 42. Fire # 307 Southeast Road. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306 (E), 314(C), 415 (B)(1)(2)(3) and (5) and a Variance from Section 306(C) to provide maintenance access to proposed shoreline stabilization.

PUBLIC NOTICE
New Shoreham Planning Board
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 5:00 p.m. @ via Zoom
Block Island, RI 02807

The meeting will be held via telecommunication pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 via Zoom VIA ZOOM
Webinar ID: 816 1883 4370 Passcode:196474
Via Telephone: 1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 + 1 888 788-0099
AGENDA
Town of New Shoreham. Plat 10, Lot 2. Fire #6 Payne Road. Application by Block Island Health Services, Inc. for Development Plan Review for an addition to the Medical Center. The lot is located in the Medical (MC) Zone. Review and act on waiver requests and set the public hearing
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 312(E) and 420
for Offsite Parking related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 401(A) and Section 408(A) and a Dimensional Variance from Section 312(C) for an existing Inn related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Request of a waiver from Development Plan Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 401(A) and Section 408(A) and a Dimensional Variance from Section 312(C) for an existing Inn related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3. Request of a waiver from Development Plan Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 312(E) and 420 for Offsite Parking related to Applicant’s pending Subdivision Application before the Planning Board.
Marino, Michelle. Plat 8, Lot 42. Fire # 307 Southeast Road. PUBLIC HEARING for Development Plan Review of an Application for a Special Use Permit
under Sections 306 (E), 314(C), 415 (B)(1) (2)(3) and (5) and a Variance from Section 306(C) to provide maintenance access to proposed shoreline stabilization.
Marino, Michelle. Plat 8, Lot 42. Fire # 307 Southeast Road. Advisory to the Zoning Board for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306
(E), 314(C), 415 (B)(1)(2)(3) and (5) and a Variance from Section 306(C) to provide maintenance access to proposed shoreline stabilization.
Approval of Minutes
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Raise your hand on your phone by pressing *9; mute and unmute by pressing *6.

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711 Posted 7/6/21 JB