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HomeMy Public PortalAbout2019-1112 85 Walnut SP Application - SignedPERMIT APPLICATION FORM Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals 149 Main Street Watertown, MA 0247 (617) 972-6427 www.watertown-rna.gov TO BE COMPLETED BY STAFF Case Number: ❑ Fees received: ❑ Complete submittal: Notice to Applicant: An application may be denied for outstanding taxes or charges to the Town (Watertown Ordinance, Chapter XVII). Upon deeming the submittal complete, the application will be stamped/filed at the Town Clerk's office by DCD&P Staff. X Town Treasurer's Approval (As required by Ch. 40, Section 57) Date: Town Clerk Stamp Required TO BE COMPLETED BY APPLICANT Site Address: List application requests below: 85 Walnut Street Special Permit (SP) Variance (V) Watertown, MA Site Plan Review (SR) SP/SR Parcel ID #s: Special Permit Finding (SPF) For an amendment to previous relief, SR (Site Plan Review) meeting date, provide if required: case #s: 1036 IA 0 Zoning District: Industrial -3 Petitioner(s), 0- Walnut Owner, LLC Phone: 561-598-6700 Address: 21 airway Drive - Suite 410, Pa B ch Gardens, FL 33418 Email: notices@wesJtbrookpartners.com Signatur (s): -- . Date: ///g / t / 9 Owner : 1 + alnut Own _ , LL Phone: 561-5598-67700 Address: 71 1 Fairway Drive - Suite 41 +, ' alm B . Gardens, FL 33418 Email: notices@westbrookpartners.com Signatur (s • Date: //,//c// Agent Phone/Email: Other Contacts: Phone/Email: The Petitioner muss be the fee simple owner or hold sufficient "interest" in the subject property (in which case evidence must be pro- vided as to the nature of the properly interest and the fee owner shall co-sign this application. For legal entities such as corporations, LLC, etc, list the type and legal status of ownership, the name of trustees/officer members, their affiliation and contact information.. NATURE OF REQUEST Applicable Sections of Zoning Ordinance (Spec( Section(s) of the ZONING ORDINANCE from which relief is sought): Special Permit/Site Plan Review -Section 5.01.3(a.2) and 5.01.5 (c&e) new construction office, laboratories, and research and , Shadow parking not to exceed 20%, 6.01(f) reduction in required parking not to exceed 25%, Section 4.11(d) increased build -to -line. Brief description of the project as it relates to the zoning relief requested —Include existing dimensions, proposed dimensions, and any non -conformities that exist: New construction of a 4 -story —213,500 sf commercial building and associated parking structure on the existing approximately 5 -acre site. The development will provide a substantial amount of amenity and open space, including an expansive park area abutting Walnut Street and the surrounding neighborhood. In addition, the project will improve connections to nearby areas and abutting developments, and will provide upgraded storm water management and infiltration system. THIS APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON TO THE ZONING OFFICE The ZONING ORDINANCE can be found online at: NN w.watertown-ma aov SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS ❑ Signed Applications (3 original & 17 copies) ❑ Written Supporting Statement (20 Copies) O Release/Indemnification Waiver (1 copy signed) ❑ Newspaper Billing Authorization Form (1 copy signed) O Any additional information relevant for review ❑ Full Set of Plans, collated (20 Copies and PDF version) 1. Certified Plot Plan (for all applications) 2. Architectural Drawings (Floor, Elevations, etc. if applicable) 3. Grading/Drainage Plan (if applicable) 4. Roof Plan (if applicable) 5. Parking/Circulation Plan (if applicable) 6. Landscape Plan (if applicable) 7. Site Utility Plan (if applicable) 8. Lighting Plan (if applicable) NOTE: THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED "COMPLETE" UNLESS ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED. FILL IN THE APPLICABLE PROJECT DATA BELOW Data Required Existing Proposed Staff Comments A. Use (Article V, WZO) B. Dwelling Units C. Lot Size D. Front Yard Setback E. Rear Yard Setback F. Side Yard Setback (left) G. Side Yard Setback (right) H. Building Coverage I. Impervious Coverage J. Height/# of Stories K. Lot Area per Unit L. Gross Floor Area M. Floor Area Ratio (FAR) N. Open Space O. Parking Spaces Other data: Office Off/Lab/R+D N/A N/A N/A N/A 4.9 Acres 4.9 Acres 10-30 FT +/- 356 FT +/- 176 FT (1) 30 FT +/- 124 FT +/- 31 FT 25 FT +/-44 FT +/- 12 FT (2) 25 FT +/- 30 FT +/- 32 FT 50% +/- 20% +/- 25% 90% +/- 78% +/- 75% 55FT/5 Stor <40FT/3 Stor 60FT (3)(4)1 N/A N/A N/A 213,500 88,780 213,500 1.0 .41 1.0 10% +/- 22% +/- 31% 548 168 566 (5) See Page 4 for footnotes THIS APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON TO THE ZONING OFFICE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE TOWN ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. The ZONING ORDINANCE can be found online at: twlnl' goy 2 Written Supporting Statement Petition for Special Permit Finding(s) Sec. 4.06 (a) (project must meet the following criterion) 1. Is the proposed change substantially more detrimental than the existing non -conforming use, structure, or building to the neighborhood? YES/NO, Explain why. Petition for Special Permit(s)/Amendment Sec. 9.05 (b) (project must meet all of the following criteria) 1. Is the subject site an appropriate location for such use, structure, and/or condition? YES/NO, Explain. Yes. See attached Exhibit. 2. Will the proposed use/structures adversely affect the neighborhood? YES/NO, Explain. No. See attached Exhibit. 3. Is there potential for nuisance or serious hazards to vehicle or pedestrians? YES/NO, Explain. No. See attached Exhibit. 4. Will adequate and appropriate facilities be provided for the proper operation of the proposed use? YES/NO, Explain. Yes. See attached Exhibit. Petition for Variance(s)/Amendment Sec. 9.14 (b) (project must meet all of the following criteria fora variance) 1. Is the variance being sought due to circumstances related to the soil conditions, shape, or topography of such land or structures, and especially affecting such land or structures but not affecting generally the zoning district in which it is located? YES/NO, Explain. 2. Would enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance involve substantial hardship, financial or other? YES/NO, Explain. 3. Would granting of the desired relief be a substantial detriment to the public good? YES/NO, Explain. 4. Would granting the desired relief nullify or substantially derogate from the intent of this Zoning Ordinance? YES/NO, Explain. IF NEEDED, ATTACH ADDITIONAL SHEETS OF PAPER TO THIS APPLICATION 3 ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR SUBMITTAL FOOTNOTES REFERING TO PROJECT DATA / ZONING TABLE BELOW: (1) REFER TO SECTION 4.11 EXCEPTIONS TO BUILD -TO -LINE REQUIREMENTS A BUILD -TO -LINE MAY BE INCREASED AS SPECIFIED BELOW FOR PURPOSES OF AMENITIES SUCH AS A PLAZA, SQUARE, COURTYARD, RECESSED ENTRANCE, SIDEWALK, MULTI -USE PATH, RAISED TERRACE, FACADE OFFSETS PURSUANT TO §5.05(F) OR OUTDOOR DINING, BUT NOT INTENDED FOR AUTOMOBILE USE. FOR COMPONENTS OF A PROJECT IN KEEPING WITH THE ADOPTED DESIGN GUIDELINES, AN INCREASED BUILD - TO LINE MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE SPGA OR REQUESTED BY AN APPLICANT IF IT IS FOUND THAT THE STRICT ADHERENCE TO THE BULD-TO-LINE IS INCONSISTENT WITH ADOPTED DESIGN GUIDELINES AND DEVELOPMENT PATTERN, AS DETERMINED BY THE SPGA OR IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO §5.05(F). (2) REFER TO SECTION 5.05(d) SIDE YARDS BETWEEN BUILDINGS WITHOUT DWELLING UNITS MAY BE OMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT PROVIDED THAT SIDE YARD DOES NOT ADJOIN RESIDENCE DISTRICT, AND THAT THE ACCESS OF EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT TO THE REAR PARKING IS NOT RENDERED INACCESSIBLE. (3) REFER TO SECTION 4.10 EXCEPTIONS TO HEIGHT REGULATIONS. ADDITIONAL HEIGHT CONSISTENT WITH THE ADOPTED DESIGN GUIDELINES MAY BE GRANTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT WHERE PUBLIC AMENITIES ARE PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING INSTANCE, HOWEVER IN NO CASE SHALL THE ADDITIONAL HEIGHT GRANTED BE MORE THAN TWO (2) STORIES (WHEN ADDITIONAL APPROVED PUBLIC AMENITIES HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED). (4) FROM AVERAGE GRADE TO TOP OF STRUCTURE. (5) SEEKING APPROVAL TO (i) REDUCE REQUIRED PARKING SPACES BY UP TO 25% PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.01 (f) AND (ii) RESERVING THE RIGHT TO BUILDING SUCH SPACES (SHADOW PARKING). THIS APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON TO THE ZONING OFFICE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE TOWN ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. 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