Greater City Providence

City Plan Commission Meeting – August 16, 2016

[alert type=”muted”]Providence City Plan Commission Notice of Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 4:45pm
Joseph Doorley Municipal Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room
444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]

cpc-roundOpening Session

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of minutes from the July 19, 2016 meeting – for action
  • Director’s Report

City Council Referral

1. Referral 3406 – Petition to abandon Tanyard Lane – The petitioner, One Neighborhood Builders, is requesting to abandon Tanyard Lane for its’ inclusion within a development proposed by the applicant. The applicant owns the lots surrounding the street – for action (Manton)

2. Referral 3407 – Rezoning of 10 Swift Street – The petitioner is requesting to rezone 10 Swift Street from R-2 to C-3 – for action (AP 77 Lot 301, Charles)

Institutional Master Plan

3. Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Institutional Master Plan (IMP) amendment – RISD is proposing to amend their IMP to reflect expansion of the sculpture and glass programs. The amendment also includes updates on campus development since the last IMP amendment – for action

Major Land Development Project Public Hearing

4. Case No. 16-039 MA – 550 Veazie Street – The applicant is proposing to construct a single story building providing approximately 20,000 SF of space to be used as a self-storage facility. The building will be adjacent to an existing self-storage facility. The applicant is requesting to combine master and preliminary plan stages of review – for action (AP 78 Lot 450, Wanskuck)

Major Land Development Project Public Informational Meeting

5. Case No. 16-040MA – 220 Blackstone Street – The applicant is proposing to redevelop the site of a former school to construct a medical office complex consisting of two four story buildings, each providing 50,000 SF of space with parking and new landscaping. The applicant is requesting a waiver from the requirement that building elevations be submitted at the master plan stage. Approximately 200 parking spaces are required but 351 will be provided. The applicant will require relief from the zoning board of review for exceeding 135% of the amount of required parking. The applicant may require zoning relief for removal of a significant tree from the site – for action (AP 45 Lots 85, 797 and 833, Upper South Providence)

Minor Subdivision

6. Case No. 16-042 MI – 25 Balton Road – The applicant is proposing to subdivide a lot in the R-1A zone measuring 40,750 SF into five lots. Two of the lots will measure approximately 8,750 SF. The other lots will approximately measure 7,727 SF, 8,024 SF and 7,500 SF – for action (AP 93 Lot 347, Blackstone)


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Greater City Providence

Promoting the smart urban growth of the Greater Providence region.

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