Zoning Board update, no Planning Board meeting this week

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City Works is a regular feature which endeavors to provide a preview of projects coming before the Planning Board, Zoning Board and Heritage Commission by posting agendas and relevant information to keep the public informed about what is happening.


The rubble pile in 2019, after the 2017 fire at 324 Hanover St., which is now a weedy lot in limbo. A request for a variance to build a 16-unit apartment house was denied at the Nov. 10 meeting due to expired permits. Photo/Carol Robidoux


The Zoning Board met on Thursday, November 10 and the following cases were decided. The full meeting is available on-demand. Upon review and acceptance by the board, minutes are posted here.

  • ZBA2021-083: 1405 River Road, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-116: 324 Hanover Street, variance denied.
  • ZBA2021-122: 78 Parcels Between Smyth Road and Radburn Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-123: 108 Arah Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-125: 525 Hooksett Road, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-126: 123 Edouard Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-124: 52 Island Pond Road, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-128: 94 Appleton Street, variance denied.
  • ZBA2021-129: 100 Hitchcock Way, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-130: 760 Somerville Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-082: 1671 Brown Avenue, tabled to December 9.
  • ZBA2021-131: 168 Bryant Road, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-132: 621 Hevey Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-133: 212 London Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA 2021-134: 61-77 Stark Street, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-136: 364 Oakland Ave, variance granted. 
  • ZBA2021-137: 336 Prospect St, variance denied.
  • ZBA2021-138: 192 Warner Street, variance denied.


As a reminder, there will be no Planning Board meeting this week, the board will reconvene on Thursday, December 2.



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June Trisciani

June Trisciani is a lifelong resident of Manchester and owns j. ellen Design, LLC, a residential and commercial interior design firm. She has served on the Heritage Commission, is a past-chair of the Planning Board and currently serves as Alderman At-Large for Manchester.