Zoning Board of Review

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List of Members (2015) 

Zoning Board

2017 Meeting Calendar

Easy Zoning Guidelines

Policies and Procedures

Action Items

Petition of Lawrence & Diana Kahn - 119 Washington St

Petition of Charles Koppelson & Richard & Valerie Piner - 214 Eustis Ave



Continued Petitions

Petition of Andy Green & Neli Soper - 58 Third Street

Petition of 526 Thames Street LLC - 526 Thames Street

Petition of Stephen & Carrie Cohen - 75 Mary Street

Petition of Frederick Houd - 31 West Street

Petition of Dennis & Beverlee D Taber & St Augustins Roman Catholic Church - 2 Eastnor Road

Petition of Lisa & Mike Thornhill - 4 Heath Street

Petition of Patricia Phelan - 16 Old Fort Road

Petition of Stephen Kelly - 26 1/2 East Bowery Street

Petition of Greg & Yong Bader - 33 Earl Avenue

Petition of Cameron & Natalie Kinvig - 46 Lee Avenue

Appeal of Stephen Lewinstein & Maurie Iudicone - 55 Ledge Road

Appeal of Stephen Lewinstein & Maurie Iudicone - 55 Ledge Road

Petition of 200 Beachtree LLC - 10 Lakeview Avenue

Petition of Sean Napolitano & A1 Roofing & Construction - Eustis Avenue and Wilbur Avenue

Petition of Richard Sammons - Sharon Court

Appeal of Trinity Spring, LLC- 36 Church Street

Petition of Lisanne Morrison - 26 Webster Street

Appeal of Seaward Trust - 49 Cliff Avenue

Petition of Medardo Corleto - 9 Apthorpe Avenue

Petition of Leisa Djiounas & Grandview LLC - 77 Pope Street

New Petitions

Petition of Table Rock, LLC - 31 Ridge Road

Petition of David & Jane Cavazzsa - 47 Bedlow Avenue

Petition of Thomas Hockaday & William Martin, Jr - 13 Second Street & 65-67 Bridge Street

Petition of SW77, LLC, SW78, LLC, SW248, LLC, & SW281, LLC - 4 Commercial Wharf

 Plans for 4 Commercial Wharf application

Petition of Christopher Culver - 101 Harrison Avenue

Petition of Idea Lewis Yacht Club - Lime Rock

Petition of Laura Scaglione - 10 Cranston Avenue

Petition of Mark Fontaine - 51 Houston Avenue

Petition of Christina Cussimano - 34 Roseneath Avenue

Petition of Rebecca Buzzeo - 14 Gilroy Street

Petition of John & Jennifer McCabe - 24 Ayrault Street

Petition of Eric Comerma - 59 Bedlow Avenue

Petition of Andrew & Raen Parsons - 40 Harrison Avenue

Questions regarding Zoning should be directed to Guy Weston, Zoning Officer, 845-5452 or email Guy at gweston@cityofnewport.com.

Special Use Permits:

While the Zoning Code is based upon the division of the city into districts within each of which the use of land and structures and the bulk and location of structures in relation to the land are substantially uniform, it is recognized that there are certain other uses and features that would be appropriate in such districts if controlled as to number, area, location or relation to the neighborhood so as to promote the public health, safety, welfare, order, comfort, convenience, appearance, prosperity or general welfare.

When provided elsewhere in the zoning code, such uses and features shall be treated as special use and shall be deemed to be permitted in their respective districts subject to the satisfaction of the requirements and standards set forth in the zoning code, in addition to other requirements of the zoning code. All such uses are declared to possess such special characteristics that each shall be considered as an individual case.

Regulatory (Dimensional) Variances:

You will need a regulatory variance if your proposed construction in any way does not comply with the requirements of a particular zoning district. A frequently asked question is: Can I add a second story to my home even though the existing footprint does not conform to the setback requirements? The answer is that ANY new construction, even atop a legal non-conforming structure must comply with the current zoning requirements. 

Noise Complaint

How to Lodge a Noise Complaint

Nuisance Issues

Nuisance issues should be reported to the Minimum Housing Inspector at 401-845-5464 or via e-mail to Gino Martinelli at gmartinelli@cityofnewport.com.

The Municipal Inspector will take the appropriate action to ensure the nuisance is corrected. Nuisance issues include:

  • Undesirable accumulations/vegetation
  • Junk automobiles/unregistered vehicles
  • Dirt piles
  • Garbage
  • Plantings
  • Sidewalk obstructions
  • Illegal signs and awnings 

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