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Zoning Board of Appeals, 3/16/23

The Zoning Board of Appeals had a full agenda when they met on March 16th. In addition to four cases dealing with the construction or renovation of residential and business properties, they also worked with the Town on the redesign on McLeod Field (at DeFazio) to convert it from a baseball to a softball diamond. That meeting is currently being processed for viewing in the window below:


Agenda:

Minutes: Review and approve Minutes from February 16, 2023.

Case #1 – 246 Forest Street
246 Forest Street, LLC has applied for a Special Permit to allow the demolition, extension, alteration, enlargement and reconstruction of the lawful, pre-existing, non-conforming single family. The property is located in the Single Residence A (SR-A) District.

Case #2 – 238 Highland Avenue
The owners have applied for a Special Permit to expand the Needham Montessori School to allow up to 154 children and 15 staff members. The property is located in the Highland Commercial-128 District.

Case #3 – 73 Highland Avenue
The owners have applied for a Special Permit for a restaurant serving meals on the premises and take-out operation accessory to the restaurant and to waive strict adherence to the parking requirements. The request is associated with the establishment of a second location of The Hungry Coyote, a Mexican style restaurant, take out and catering services. The property is located in the Highland Commercial-128 District.

Case #4 – 238 Highland Avenue
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Boston LLC has applied for a Special Permit to permit the replacement/substitution of a non-conforming use (automobile repair garage) to an automobile rental agency with associated improvements to the parking lot and building; and to waive the parking plan and design requirements. The property is located in the Single Residence A (SR-A) District.

Case #5 – 470 Dedham Avenue
The Town of Needham (Department of Public Works) Park and Recreation Commission have applied to permit the installation of field lights. This request is associated with the renovation and conversion of the McLeod baseball field into a premier softball field with dugout, foul pole and batting cage and 4 field lights. The property is located in the Single Residence B (SR-B) District.

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