Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Freedom Zoning Board of Adjustment meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Freedom Town Hall.

Completed applications must be submitted by 1:00 pm on the closing date noted below. Items submitted after this date or incompletely filled out, will not be placed on the agenda; such applications will be deferred.

Board Members

Scott Lees

Chairman (2023)

Craig Niiler

Vice-Chairman (2024)

John Krebs

Member (2024)

Karl Ogren

Member (2025)

Peter Keenan

Member (2025)

Tim Cupka

Alternate (2024)

Jeff Fongemie

Alternate (2024)

Dennis Anderson

Alternate (2025)

Jake Stephan

Alternate (2025)

Support Staff

Stacy Bolduc

Administrative Assistant & Recording Secretary
  • Application Submittal Closing Deadline
  • January 10
  • February 7
  • March 7
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 11 (October 10th is a holiday)
  • November 14
  • December 12
  • Regular ZBA Meeting
  • January 25
  • February 22
  • March 22
  • May 3*
    (original meeting date was April 26, date changed at the March 22 meeting)
  • May 24
  • June 28
  • July 26
  • August 23
  • September 27
  • October 25
  • November 29
  • December 27

May 24, 2022 Agenda

 

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

TOWN OF FREEDOM

The following Public Meeting will be held at the

Freedom Town Hall, 16 Elm Street, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm.

AGENDA

Public Meeting 

  • Review minutes from May 3, 2022 meeting
  • Review May 3, 2022 Site Visit minutes from 21 Swasey Rd.
  • Review minutes from May 10, 2022 meeting.
  • Unfinished Business
  • New Business

 

Public Hearings 

Application # 47-7-22 Mark S. Morrow Revocable Trust (Continued from March 1st time).

Applicant wishes to construct a free-standing deck, and stairs within 75′ of the shore-line and the widening of an existing driveway within 300 feet of the shoreline. Applicant seeks the following: Variance under Article 3 Section Table 304.5, Special Exception Article 3 Section 304.6.3, Special Exception Article 3 Section 304.6.5. At Map 47 Lot 12 Located at 21 Swasey Rd. Zone: Loon Lake General Res.

 

Application # 19-8-22 William Larson Trust. (Continued from May 3, 2022 1st time).

The applicant is seeking a rehearing of the variance application denied by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on January 25, 2022 meeting with a Notice of Decision dated 1/31/2022, for a variance under Article 9 Section 906.3 as it pertains to height to add a second story onto the main house. At Map 19 Lot 8 Located at 1031 Ossipee Lake Rd. Zone: Ossipee Lake General Res.

 

Application # 42-20-22 Palacio Revocable Trust (Continued from May 3, 2022 1st time).

The applicant wishes to construct a perched beach and steps within 75 feet of the lake and a retaining wall just inside the 30-foot side yard setback. Applicant is seeking the following: Variance from Article 3, Table 304.5

Special Exception from Article 3, Section 304.6.3 for Erosion Control at Map 42 Lot 20 Located at 55 Packard Dr.Zone: Berry Bay Gen Res.

Application # 36-7-22 Danial Mullane & Juliann Sumaro (Continued from May 3, 2022 1st time)

Applicant wishes to construct  a single-family home and a detached garage with a bunk house /living space (no kitchen facilities) above, and a driveway. Applicant seeks the following: Variance form Article 3, Section 304.5 for side yard setback. Special Exception from Article 3, Section 304.6.3 Map 36  Lot 7 Located at Sherwood Forest way Zone: Levitt Bay Gen Res

Application # 25-10-22 Caitlin C. Sackman Revocable Trust

Applicant wishes to construct four retaining walls inside the shoreland setback and side yard setback on the property. This is to help stabilize the site where the nonconforming house was removed.

Applicant seeks the following: A variance from Article 3, Section 304.5, Special Exception from Article 3, Section 304.6.3 erosion control. At Map 25 Lot 10 Located at 14 Pauli Point Rd. Zone: Ossipee Lake Gen Res.

 

Application # 31-27-22 Scott C. Johnson Revocable Trust

Applicant wishes to complete construction that has been started on four retaining walls. The applicant did not realize retaining walls were “structures” in the zoning ordinance and therefore require compliance with structure setbacks or relief for encroachment into the setbacks. Applicant seeks the following: Variance from Article 3 section 304.5. At Map 31  Lot 27 Located at 38 North Broad Bay Rd Zone: Broad Bay Gen Res.

Application 26-9-22 Foss-Delorge Rev. Trust

Applicant is applying for an after-the-fact permit to complete a retaining wall, step, pathway within 75 feet of the shoreline, that was started without a permit. The intent is to ease the access and eliminate the step straight-shot stairway to the lake. Applicant is seeking the following: Variance from Article 3, Section 304.5,Variance from Article 9, Section 906.2,Variance from Article 9, Section 906.3,Special Exception Article 3, Section 304.6.3 Erosion Control. At Map 26 Lot 9 Located at 364 Pequawket Trail Zone: Ossipee Lake Gen Res.

 

Public Meeting

  • Communication and miscellaneous.

Meeting Minutes