Summer is here and area restaurants, hoping the attract more customers, are applying for permits.
According to a report in the Westport News, on Hillspoint Road faces an uphill battle in its quest to get for its establishment. Members of the Planning & Zoning Commission as well as neighbors expressed concerns about the proposal, which calls for four tables and 16 seats on the 's small patio, during a meeting on Thursday.
Complicating the proposal is the fact that the patio was built without a permit in 2000 and a section of it was built over land. In order for the restaurant to get the permit it would first have to obtain a lease from the town for the small section which is built over town land, the report states.
But perhaps the restaurant's bigger challenge will be objections from neighbors, who say they don't want the nighttime noise from the impacting their quality of life.
Should the proposal win approval from the P&Z Commission it would still need multiple approvals from the town's Zoning Board of Appeals.
For more check out the Westport News report.