Current Permits - Recently Decided

Special Permit 2020-01: Ocean Breezes Condominium - Proposed 4-unit condo. in 1 building 294 Huttleston Avenue WITHDRAWN

Applicant: Brian Dupres dba Shoreline Development. Owner: Robert & Janet Tubbs
Project Location: 294 Huttleston Avenue, Map 31B Lot 60B. Next to Ocean Meadow Condominiums.
Proposal: To construct a four (4) unit multi-family residential building with two-bedrooms each (eight {8} bedrooms total) on a vacant 0.64 acre piece of land on Huttleston Avenue that used to be a restaurant.
Public Hearing: Tuesday, February 11, 2020; To be continued without taking testimony to February 25, 2020. Withdrawn

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Definitive Subdivision 2019-01: Hiller & Timothy - Proposed 16-lot subdivision - Project Denied 1/14/2020

Applicant: Robert Roderiques; Agent: Schneider,  Davignon, & Leone, Inc. (Engineers); Owner(s): Jimmy A. Papas and Nickolas L. Papas.
Project Location: Map 28C, Lots 71 and 71A. The proposal is to create frontage for the lots by creating three new roads off of Hiller Avenue and Timothy Street. (15 acres total).
Proposal: The proposal is to create sixteen (16) buildable lots with two drainage parcels on a 15-acre parcel of land through the definitive subdivision process.
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday September 10; Continued to December 10, 2019; Continued to January 14, 2020. 

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Special Permit 2019-14: Bridge St. (Carricorp) Gas Station Modifications - Revised modification approved 1/14/2020

Applicant: Carricorp Industries LTD
Project Location: Southeast corner of the intersection of Bridge Street and Route 240 (Map 30A Lot 86B and 87A).
Proposal: To modify conditions of a previously approved Special Permit to use an alternative storm water control unit, modify the hours of operation and change the size of a dormant easement. Proposal revised to modify only the condition relative to the type of storm water control unit.
Public Hearing: Tuesday, November 5, 2019; Continued to December 10, 2019; Continued to January 14, 2020. 

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Special Permit 2019-08: Haskell Solar Farm - Approved December 10, 2019

Applicant: Fairhaven MA 4, LLC c/o Clean Energy Collective represented by Greg Carey; Owner(s): The Haskell Family Revocable Trust c/o of David Haskell.
Project Location: 46 Charity Stevens Lane, Fairhaven Map 40, Lot 8.
Proposal: To install an approximately 11-acre ground mounted solar photovoltaic energy facility (SPEF) on an approximately 49-acre farm located at 46 Charity Stevens Lane.
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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Special Permit 2019-09: Benny's Renovation - Approved December 10, 2019

Applicant: Carpionato Group LLC; Owner: CGMA Fairhaven LLC; Agent/Engineer: Sam Hemenway, Garofalo Associates (Engineers).
Project Location:151 Huttleston Avenue (also listed as 9 People’s Way), Map 26 Lots 60, 61A and 61B. Three properties: 9 Cross Street; 9 People’s Way; & 21 Peoples Way are owned by CGMA
Proposal: To remove the front portico of the existing building to create 18 additional parking spaces adjacent to the building and divide the remaining 40,290 sf into several commercial tenant units.
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, September 24, 2019; Continued to October 8, 2019

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Special Permit 2019-10: Verizon Small Cell - Fort Street - Approved December 10, 2019

Applicant: Cellco Partnership d/b/a as Verizon Wireless c/o Duval, Klasnick & Thompson LLC.
Project Location:Utility Pole #43216; an existing 33’ tall utility pole (Utility pole #43216) located in the town right of way, adjacent to 6 Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA owned by Eversource Energy d/b/a NSTAR Electric
Proposal: To install Small Cell Equipment on a utility pole adjacent to 6 Fort Street..
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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Special Permit 2019-11: Off the Hook Marina/Restauarnt - Approved December 17, 2019

Applicant: James and Mary Moraux of West Island Marina and Off the Hook , Inc.,
Project Location:Off the Hook, 56 Goulart Memorial Drive, Fairhaven, MA
Proposal: Approval through the Special Permit review process to bring the Special Permit on the property up to date. A Special Permit was last approved for the property in May 2005. The current owners acquired the property in 2017 and have since applied to and received permits and/or licenses from the Board of Selectmen, Board of Health, Fire Department, Conservation Commission and Building Department. 
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019; Continued to November 5, 2019

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Special Permit 2019-12: Nye Lubricant Paving - Approved December 17, 2019

Applicant: Apex Companies, LLC (Apex) on behalf of its client, Nye Lubricants, Inc. (Nye).
Project Location:Nye’s Lubricant, 10-12 Howland Road, Fairhaven, MA. Two parcels of land, Map 19 Lot 100 and Map 19 Lot 242. Project is proposed is Map 19, Lot 100 and is owned by New Bedford Thread Company Inc. The abutting parcel where Nye’s operations occur, Map 19 Lot 242, is owned by Sunderbans Limited Partnership. Nye holds a long-term lease on both parcels
Proposal: Modification to an existing Special Permit, issued June 24, 1992, to re-pave the parking lot in front of Building 1, an existing approximately 25,000 sf parking lot, reducing the total impervious area by more than 5,000 sf. The project also involves stormwater controls including a vegetated filter strip and two raingardens that will reduce peak flows and velocities from the existing site conditions
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019; Continued to November 5, 2019

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Re-Zone 2019-01: Crow Island Rezone - Residetnial (RA) to Mixed-Use (MU) - Planning Recommended to November 2019 Special Town meetng

Applicant: Crow Island Realty Trust.
Project Location:Crow Island in New Bedford/Fairhaven Harbor (Map 44 Lot 1)
Proposal: To Re-zone Crow Island in New Bedford/Fairhaven Harbor from a Single Residence (RA) zoned district to the Mixed-Use District (MU).
Public Hearing/Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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