Board of Zoning Appeals will be the town’s first municipal board to meet in
person since the stay-at-home order was issued on April 23.
The BZA will meet
at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, in what promises to a very long--and very
crowded--meeting. Venue to be determined but unlikely to be the town hall
due to early voting.
are being discussed but haven’t yet been finalized, Associate Town Attorney
Chuck Parkinson told the Chesterton Tribune.
On the BZA’s
agenda: five public hearings.
Enterprises is seeking a variance to permit an R-1 use in a B-2 building:
the former offices of Winey Insurance at 762 S. Calumet Road. The building
was originally constructed as a single-family home more than a century ago.
-- William and
Marci Stone, the developers of the Stone Meadow subdivision off 1100N, are
seeking a variance to install a six-foot privacy fence on the corner lot at
2017 Terrano Drive. The Zoning Ordinance permits fences no taller than 4.5
fee on corner lots.
-- Jonathan Hicks
and Amber Hensell Hicks, the founders of Frontline Foundations Inc., are
seeking a variance a variance to allow a second principal structure on their
property at 1008 Broadway: specifically the modular building to the north of
Frontline’s main offices, which they want to lease. Leasing the modular
building would make it a second principal structure. Two ancillary variances
would be needed as well, related to the modular building’s distance from the
original building and from the rear setback.
-- Barbara Homme is
seeking a variance to permit an increase of lot coverage to 34 percent from
the maximum of 30 percent. Homme wants to enclose the rear deck of her home
at 109 Westchester Ave. and the resulting structure would result in the
increase of lot coverage.
-- John Deal is
seeking a varia