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Issued: 5/18/20




WEDNESDAY, MAY 27th, 2020



To watch the meeting live on YouTube click on the following link: https://youtu.be/PQKiRpEtpcs

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., to hear and act on the following petitions:

 #03-20  90 North Main Street – Petition of Our Children’s Center requesting a variance to Section 177-33 (E)(3) Signs in connection with special use permits authorized by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission which allows a maximum sign area of 25 sf and one (1) sign per lot. Requesting a total variance of 31.1 square feet and for an additional two (2) signs in order to legalize existing legal-nonconforming signs and for the installation one (1) 16 square foot double-sided, freestanding sign per plans on file. R-6 Zone

46 Pleasant Street – Petition of E. Keren requesting a variance to section 177-20(E), Obstructions in Yards. Requesting a +/- 9 percent (166 square feet) variance to the 25 percent coverage limitation of the required rear yard, for the construction of a new 22’ x 28’ garage, per plans on file. R-10 zone  PLANS


 36 Haynes Road – Petition of K. Masse requesting a Special Exception approval in order to maintain a customary home occupation for a “Cottage Food” business as an accessory to the residence per Section 177-49 for a period of one (1) year per plans on file. R-10 ZONE

Public Comment 5.20.20  Public Comments 5.27.20

Regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals following the presentation of petition: 
1.  Discussion and vote on each petition 

2.  Approval of minutes from the regular meetings held on January 22, 2020

3.  Adjournment   


Any individual with a disability who needs special assistance to participate in the meeting should contact Suzanne Oslander, Department of Social Services, 860.561.7580, seven days prior to the meeting.


The public hearings will be conducted exclusively as virtual meetings in accordance with Executive Orders No. 7B and 7I issued by Governor Ned Lamont.  The public hearings will be broadcast live on television on West Hartford Community Interactive Comcast Channel 5 and Frontier TV Channel 6098 and streamed live at www.whctv.org.


Any interested person(s) may participate in real-time by calling:

1 (408) 418-9388 and using the following Access Code: 719 524 289, at 6:00 pm.   Participants using caller ID blocking will not be permitted to participate.  Participants will be called on in the order in which their call was received.  When prompted by the Chair and/or Moderator, participants will have the permission to speak on matters germane to the hearing.


Any interested person(s) may submit a written comment via email to comment.tpz@westhartfordct.gov.  Written comments will be made part of the record at the May 27, 2020 public hearing and posted on the Town’s website.  In order to be included as part of the record, comments must meet the following requirements:

  • Comments must be received no later than 3:30 PM on May 27, 2020.
  • The “subject” of the email shall be: “[Application # and Address] ZBA May 27th Public Hearing”.
  • The body of the email must begin with the interested person(s) full name and street address.
  • Comments must be germane to the application and no longer than 500 words.