THREE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING
THURSDAY– MAY 26, 2016- 7:00 P.M.
- Roll Call..
- Approval of Minutes- March 24, 2016 Meeting.
- Variance Application No. 860- 312 Laurel Avenue filed by Laurel Holdings III Inc.
- Public Hearing on Application.
- Executive Session, if necessary.
- Final Action by the Board of Appeals.
- Action on Resolution No. 16-02-BOA.
Board Members Present:
Margaret A. Chenault, Chairwoman
Mary Eileen Leszcz
Dennis Whitley, III, Esquire
Jack T. Brock, Director, Department of Economic and Community Development
Christian L. Pulley, Assistant Director, Dept. of Economic and Community Development
Sara Green, Secretary
Citizens Present: 6
The minutes of the March 24, 2016 meeting were approved as written on motion by Mr. Whitley, seconded by Mrs. Collins, with Mrs. Leszcz abstaining from the vote, and Chairwoman Chenault casting the final vote of “Yes”.
Next, the Board heard the request for Variance Application No. 860, 312 Laurel Avenue, filed by Laurel Holdings III Inc. Ms. Pulley completed the reading of the record for the administrative process that was completed by Staff and presented the Technical Staff Report stating that the Applicant was requesting approval to construct a two-story addition at the site. Ms. Pulley presented two PowerPoint slides depicting the current condition of the site and the proposed changes. Ms. Pulley explained that the Applicant was requesting variances for building lot coverage, front and site setbacks, and fence height.
Next, Thomas Haller, Esquire, 1300 Caraway Court #102 Largo, Maryland 20774, Attorney for the Applicant addressed the Board and provided a brief summary of the history of the property, previously approved plan, and his clients request for approval of the Application. Mr. Haller also noted for the record that the Applicant’s engineer and architects were also present for questions. Chairwoman Chenault asked how long construction would take if approved. Mr. Haller said that construction was expected to take approximately six (6) months.
On motion by Mr. Whitley, seconded by Mrs. Collins and carried on a unanimous vote by all members present, Variance Application No. 860 was approved as presented in the Technical Staff Report.
Resolution No. 16-02-BOA Granting Variance Application No. 860 was adopted, on motion by Mr. Whitley, seconded by Mrs. Collins and unanimously carried on a roll call vote, by all members present.
Adjournment: 7:25 P.M.
APPROVED: Sara Green, Secretary to the Board DATE: September 22, 2016