Historic District – Applications

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2017

October  2017

Pending Filed 11/2017 Application by Colleen MacManus for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the existing grey-black 3 tab shingles with grey-black architectural shingles on the South and porch roofs at 5 N.E. Fitzwilliam Road. No public hearing has been requested so far on this applicationApplication # 2017-11-1

Application

October  2017

Pending Filed 10/19/2017 Application by Glenn B. Hastings for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the existing 3 tab black shingles with Owens Corning Onyx Black architectural shingles on all the roofs at 8 South Royalston Road. No public hearing has been requested so far on this applicationApplication # 2017-10-1

Application

September  2017

Approved Filed 9/21/2017 Application by Brian Knight for a certificate of appropriateness to change the front roofline at 10 Frye Hill Road to combine the main roof and the flat roof, and to replace the existing shingles with architectural shingles in the current gray/black color. No public hearing has been requested on this application.  Application # 2017-09-1

Application

June 2017

Approved Filed 6/15/2017 Application by the Royalston Common Restoration Committee for a certificate of appropriateness to add a decorative urn on the monument in front of the Town Hall. A public hearing was held on Thu July 20. Application # 2017-06-1

Application

Approved Filed 6/15/2017 Application by the Royalston Common Restoration Committee for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the flag pole front of the Town Hall with a 40 ft. tall one. A public hearing was held on Thu July 20Application # 2017-06-2

Application

Approved Filed 6/15/2017 Application by George Krasowski for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the railing around the patio in the back of the house at 11 on the Common. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2017-06-3

Application

April 2017

Approved Filed 4/20/2017 Application by Ben Schodek for a certificate of non-applicability to renovate the patio in the back of 1 Frye Hill Road.   Application # 2017-04-1

Application

Approved Filed 4/20/2017 After the fact application by Nancy Ferron for certificate of appropriateness to demolish a decayed garden shed at 2 on the Common. No public hearing has been requested  on this application.   Application # 2017-04-2

Application

March 2017

Approved Filed 3/16/2017 Application by Marie Humblet for a certificate of appropriateness to install a shade on the exiting light fixture above the N door at 4 on the Common. No public hearing has been requested on this application.   Application # 2017-03-1

Application

February 2017

Approved Filed 2/16/2017 Application by the Village Improvement and Historical Society of Royalston, Inc. for a certificate of appropriateness to reshingle the roof at 1 on the Common (the old Schoolhouse) with architectural shingles matching the color of the existing 3 tab shingles. No public hearing has been requested on this application.   Application # 2017-02-1

Application

January 2017

Approved Filed 1/19/2017 Request by Christine Long on behalf of the Town of Royalston to renew the certificate of appropriateness granted in Nov. 2012 to erect an addition to the Townhall to house an elevator.  Application # 2012-11-1

Application amendment

2016

October 2016

Approved Filed 10/20/2016 Amendment to approved application 2016-05-1.  Application # 2016-05-1

Application amendment

August 2016

Approved Filed 8/28/2016 Amendment to approved application 2016-05-1.  Application # 2016-05-1

Application amendment

July 2016

Approved Filed 7/21/2016 Request by Mark and Susan Smith for a certificate of appropriateness to remove the 2nd fl door on the ell between the house and the barn and to replace deteriorated wood gutters and downspouts with white aluminum. No public hearing has been requested  on this application Application # 2016-07-2

Application

Approved Filed 7/21/2016 Request by Nick May for a certificate of non-applicability to reshingle the roof of 2 Frye Hill Road. Application # 2016-07-1

Application

May 2016

Approved Filed 5/19/2016 Request by Kevin McGuirk for a certificate of appropriateness to demolish the woodshed at the rear of the ell at 2 Warwick Rd and replace it with a larger structure. A public hearing was held on June 16 at 7:30 PM. Application # 2016-05-1

Application

Application amendment 1

Application amendment 2

Approved Filed 5/19/2016 Request by Patience Bundschuh for a certificate of appropriateness to reshingle the roof of the far back ell at 17 on the Common. Approved as a certificate of non-applicability.  Application # 2016-05-2

Application

Approved Filed 5/19/2016 Request by Pierre Humblet for a certificate of appropriateness to reshingle the south roof of the ell at 4on the Common with architectural shingles (instead of 3 existing tabs) matching those on the main house and the north roof of the ell. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2016-05-3

Application

2015

September 2015 

Approved Filed 9/17/2015 Request by Gary Winitzer on behalf of the Town of Royalston to renew the certificate of appropriateness granted in Nov. 2012 to erect an addition to the Townhall to house an elevator.  Application # 2012-11-1

Application

August 2015 

Approved Filed 8/20/2015 Application from the Town of Royalston for a certificate of appropriateness to remove the deteriorated exterior block chimney along the north wall of the garage located just north of the Congregational church. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2015-08-1

Application

Approved Filed 8/20/2015 Application from George Krasowski for a certificate of appropriateness to reroof the house, breezeway and barn at 11 on the Common with architectural shingles, replacing 3 tab shingles and some slate (N side of barn). The new shingle color will be similar to the current one.  No public hearing has been requested so far on this application. Application # 2015-08-2

Application

July 2015

Approved Filed 7/16/2015 Application from Joe and Linda Migliozzi for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the front door at 14 on the Common by a new wooden door with the same design and color (black) as the existing one but with new hardware.  No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2015-07-1

Application

May 2015

Approved Filed 5/21/2015 Amendment to application 2014-01-1 on behalf of the Common Renovation Committee to precise the size location and location of the flagpole in front of the Town Hall. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-01-1

Amendment

2014

November 2014 

Withdrawn Filed 11/20/2014 Application from the Village Improvement and Historical Society of Royalston, Inc. for a certificate of appropriateness  to replace the bulkhead  cover with a new cover made of Trek1.11 exterior plywood simulating 8″ boards, painted green instead of white. So far no public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-11-1

Application

October 2014 

Approved Filed 10/16/2014 Application from the Village Improvement and Historical Society of Royalston, Inc. for a certificate of hardship to erect a 4’x4′ red sign with white letters in front of the old Schoolhouse at 1 on the Common. This is required by the Mass Historical Commission for projects that receive matching funds. The sign will be removed by September 2015 at the latest. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-10-1

Application

September 2014 

Approved Filed 9/18/2014 Application from Glenn Hasting for a certificate of appropriateness to increase the height of the western brick chimney at 8 South Royalston Rd. to bring it above the peak of the front roof. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-09-1

Application

August 2014 

Approved Filed 8/21/2014 Application from Stephen Chase for a certificate of appropriateness to erect an  14′ x 24′ pool house at the north end of the pool located in the back of 22 on the Common. A public hearing on this application was be held at 7:35 PM on September 18 2014 at the Town Hall. Application # 2014-08-1

Application

July 2014 

Approved Filed 7/17/2014 Application from Patience Bundschuh for a certificate of appropriateness to install 5″ white aluminum gutters with 3″x4″ downspouts and microguard around the main house and along the front porch at 17 on the Common. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-07-1

Application

June 2014 

Approved Filed 6/18/2014 Application from John McClure for a certificate of appropriateness to replace the picket fence in the upper yard of the house at 8 N.E. Fitzwilliam Rd and to remove the double gate from the parking area. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-06-1

Application

March 2014 

Approved Filed 3/20/2014 Application from Glenn Hasting for a certificate of appropriateness to install an aluminum gutter on the west side of the house at 8 South Royalston Rd. No public hearing has been requested on this application. Application # 2014-03-1

Application

February 2014 

Approved Filed 2/20/2014 Application from Clarence Rabideau on behalf of the Common Renovation Committee for a certificate of appropriateness to remove the flag pole from the monument on front of the Town Hall and to install a flat marble piece at the top of the monument. A public hearing on this application was held on March 20 at 7:35 PM in the Town Hall. Application # 2014-02-1

Application

January 2014 

Approved Filed 1/16/2014 Application from Clarence Rabideau on behalf of the Common Renovation Committee for a certificate of appropriateness to remove the flag pole from the monument on front of the Town Hall and to install a new flagpole on the West side of the monument. A public hearing on this application was held on March 20 at 7:35 PM in the Town Hall. Application # 2014-01-1

Application

2013

December 2013 

Approved Filed 12/19/2013 After the fact application from Bob Casingino  for a certificate of appropriateness to add a missing granite step on the side porch at 21 on the Common. No public hearing has been requested so far on this application. Application # 2013-12-1

Application

November 2013 

Approved Filed 11/21/2013 Application from Christopher Dawson for a certificate of appropriateness to reroof 2 on the Common with IKO dual black architectural shingle , replacing existing 3 tab.  No  public hearing was requested on this application. Application  # 2013-11-1

Application

October 2013 

Approved Filed 10/17/2013 Application from James Barclay for a certificate of hardship to install a lattice  style fence, painted green, on the two visible sides of the propane tanks located on the North side of the house.  No  public hearing has been requested on this application. Application  # 2013-10-1

Application

September 2013

Approved Filed 09/19/2013 Application from Kevin McGuirk for a certificate of appropriateness to reroof the house a 2 Warwick Rd with the same architectural asphalt shingles as those installed on the rear addition (replacing three-tab shingles)  and to add a ridge vent.  No  public hearing on this application has been requested so far. Application  # 2013-09-1

Application

August 2013  

Approved Filed 08/20/2013 Resubmission of an approved application by Andy West to install a lantern  in front of his house at 12 South Royalston Rd.  The  public hearing on this resubmission was waived. Application  # 2013-07-1

Application

July 2013  

Approved Filed 07/18/2013 Application from Roger O’Donnell and Raeann Leblanc for  a certificate of appropriateness to replace the garage doors at 3 Frye Hill with a new design more pleasing to the  eye.  A  public hearing on this application on this application was held on Aug 15 at 7:35 PM at the Town Hall. Application  # 2013-07-1

Application

Approved Filed 07/18/2013 Application from Kevin McGuirk for  a certificate of appropriateness to reroof the house a 2 Warwick Rd with artificial black slates, replacing the existing asphalt shingles, and to add a ridge vent.  A  public hearing on this application on this application was held on Aug 15 at 7:35 PM at the Town Hall. Application  # 2013-07-2

Application

Approved Filed 07/18/2013 After the fact application from Christopher Dawson for  a certificate of appropriateness to construct a pressure treated wooden deck, to be stained in solid gray color, on top of the exising concrete patio in the back of the house at 2 on the Common.  A  public hearing on this application on this application was held on Aug 15 at 7:35 PM at the Town Hall. Application  # 2013-07-3 Condition: add risers to all steps

Application

June 2013  

Approved Filed 06/20/2013 Application from Andy West for a Certificate of Non-applicability to reshingle the roofs of the house and shed at 12 South Royalston Rd with 3 tab shingles matching the existing ones in color and style.  No public hearing was requested on this application. Application  # 2013-06-1

Application

May 2013 

Approved Filed 05/16/2013 Application from Kevin McGuirk for a certificate of appropriateness to renovate the barn at 18 on the Common, adding 4 windows on the North side and 7 openings on the East side.  A public hearing will be held at the Town Hall on June 20 at 7:35 PM. Application  # 2013-05-1

Application

April 2013 

Approved Filed 04/18/2013 Application from Mark and Susan Smith for a certificate of appropriateness to install wooden steps leading from the back porch to the ground.  No public hearing was requested on this application. Application  # 2013-04-01

Application

February 2013 

Approved Filed 02/21/2013 Application from Keith Newton for a certificate of non-applicability to repair the trim around the cupola of the Town Hall at 13 on the Common, using materials and colors matching the existing ones.  No public hearing was requested on this application. Application  # 2013-02-01

Application

Approved Filed 02/21/2013 Application from Keith Newton for a certificate of non-applicability to replace the roof and to repair the trim and siding (and, if necessary, the door) of the “Old Fire Station #1” at 15A on the Common, using materials and colors matching the existing ones. No public hearing was requested on this application. Application  # 2013-02-02

 Application

January 2013

Approved Filed 01/17/2013 Application from John Knight  for a certificate of appropriateness to erect a 20’ x 40’ open side pavilion on the South East corner of Bullock Park. A public hearing was be held on February 21, 7:35 PM at the Royalston Town Hall Application  # 2013-01-01

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