Start Date: Tuesday, October 06, 2020 7:00 pm
Categories: Public Meeting*



There will be a public hearing of the Goffstown Zoning Board of Adjustment on Tuesday October 06, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. In accordance with the Governor’s Emergency Order #12, Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, the Zoning Board of Adjustment will utilize the emergency meeting provisions of RSA 91-A to conduct meetings through electronic means while preserving, to the extent feasible, the public's right to notice of such meetings and ability to observe and listen contemporaneously. On the evening of the meeting, you can listen contemporaneously on the telephone by calling: (603) 766-JOIN (5646). Once you call in you will need to enter the Participation Code: 785645#. Please make sure you enter the # sign after the numbers to participate. If you are having difficulty calling in to the number to participate, please call (603) 660-5000 for assistance.

Public Hearings:

Jason & Aspasia Cote, Applicants/Owners, are seeking a Variance and a Special Exception to add an Accessory Dwelling Unit to (ADU) the second floor of the detached garage.  The Variance is required as the accessory dwelling unit will not be attached to or within the main residence.  An accessory dwelling unit is permitted with a Special Exception per Section 5.2 of the Goffstown Zoning Ordinance.  The property is located at 18 Merrill Road, (Map 4, Lot 8), Zoned:  Residential-1 and Conservation Open Space Districts

            **As a result of a failed motion made during the Board’s public hearing held on August 4, 2020 for the Request for a Variance to permit an Accessory Dwelling Unit in a Detached Garage, the Board will reopen the public hearing.   (Continued from September 1, 2020 ZBA Meeting)

Jeanne H. Gale, Revocable Trust, Applicant/Owner, is seeking a Variance to raze an existing camp and construct a year-round single-family home with related tree removal and other site disturbances and improvements within the inner 50’ of the 100’ Wetland and Surface Water Conservation (WSWC) District Buffer.  This concerns Sections 13.3.5 of the Goffstown Zoning Ordinance.  The property is located at 43 McFarland Road, (Map 42, Lot 66), Zoned:  Agricultural District & Wetland and Surface Water Conservation District Overlay.


  • Letter from Attorney Brett Allard regarding the  Jason & Aspasia Cote Application, Map 4, Lot 8.

Gail Labrecque, Chairperson of the Zoning Board of Adjustment


Note: Any person with a disability who wishes to attend this meeting and needs reasonable accommodation in order to participate is requested to call the Town Hall, (603) 497-8990, at least 72 hours in advance so that appropriate arrangements can be made.