Board To Review Multiple Projects

Board To Review Multiple Projects

It will be a busy night for the town's Architectural Review Board/Heritage Preservation Review Board, Monday, Sept. 15, which is scheduled to hold public hearings on several items ranging from wall signs to new construction. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St.

In all the ARB is holding hearings on six items, while a total of 16 items are going before the HPRB. The complete agendas are available on the town's Web site,, click on Town Services then Boards and Commissions.

Development projects on the agenda include:

* Fortnightly Square, two 32-unit condominium buildings located on a 7.67-acre site between Center and Grace streets. The development is planned to include 82 town homes, 64 condominium units and one mixed-use building with 9,600 square feet of commercial space and five condo minimum units above it, when completely built out. The applicant, Fortnightly Square Inc., CarrHomes, is only seeking approval for the condominium units at this time.

* Royal Elm Estates, nine single-family detached homes on 3.84-acres at 703 Bennett St. The development, located on a proposed cul-de-sac to be named Royal Elm Court with access from Bennett Street, will include a total of 16 homes. The applicant, D.R. Horton Inc., is seeking approval for a portion of the homes at this time.

* Sadie Square subdivision, a two-story single family home on lot 4 located at 632 Nash St.

* Herndon Station subdivision, seven applications, one each for lots 1-7, for a two-story single family home on each lot. The home sizes will range from 2,800 square feet to 3,500 square feet. The subdivision is located on the Ballou Street extension.

Also on the agenda for the preservation board is a hearing on the appropriateness of painting the exterior of 731 Elden St. The building had already been painted without seeking the proper authority. Lisa Gilleran, the town's zoning administrator, said if the application is not approved the building's owner will have to remove the paint.