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                Planning Board

                Administration Building

                        149 Main Street


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John B. Hawes, Jr., Chairman

G. Jack Zollo                                         Jeffrey W. Brown

Fergal Brennock 

Linda Tuttle-Barletta      





The next Watertown Planning Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the Lower Hearing Room, Administration Building, 149 Main Street, Watertown, Massachusetts.



Minutes of 3/9/2011 Meeting


II.                  CASES PENDING

·        42 Union Street; Elizabeth Gibby & John Homnick ? Special Permit Finding

Section 4.06(a) to enclose 3?4?x4?11? open entryway, extend towards front 1?1? for 3?4?x6?0?, maintaining side yard setback of 4?9? where 12? is allowed ? located in T (Two Family) district

·        52 Partridge Street; Daniel Watson ? Variance

Section 5.04 to construct a front roof 9?9?x5?3? over existing front stoop, with 5?6? setback where 25? is required ? located in S-6 zoning district.

·        57 Irving Street; Rafael Loftus ? Special Permit

Special Permit under Section 4.06(e) as to permit change from an office use with auto parking to an office use with 6 truck parking ? located in R.75 district.

·        560-580 Pleasant Street; A. Russo Real Estate Trust, c/o A. Russo & Sons, Inc. ? Amendment to a Special Permit/Site Plan Review & Variance

Amendment to a Special Permit #06-38ASP in accordance with § 5.01 (h) Wholesale Business; 5.02 (j) Outdoor Display of Merchandise; 5.02 (f) Parking for business trucks, so as to permit:

1.      Expansion of the existing Russo?s building for additional warehouse space (15,566 sf);

2.      Expansion of the area dedicate to the outdoor display of merchandise (4,550 sf);

3.      Reconfiguration of accessory parking located on a separate lot in common ownership; and

4.      Parking for occupant?s business trucks (not specified)

Variances under Sections  5.16(d)(8)(9) maximum impervious surface and minimum open space, 6.02(b) minimum size of parking spaces, 6.02(h) driveway opening greater then 24 feet, 6.02(k) interior landscaping, parking setback from lot lines and buildings as to permit use and occupancy of accessory customer parking and reconfiguration and expansion of parking areas - located in the PSCD (Pleasant Street Corridor District).




320 Main Street; John Paicopoulos ? Special Permit

Section 5.02(l), Accessory Use Regulations, New and Used Vehicles for Sale, Zoning Ordinance, so as to use two existing parking spaces for the purpose of selling used motor vehicles as an accessory use to the service station, Main Street Mobile, Inc. - located in the LB (Limited Business) Zoning District.


IV.       OTHER