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Hurley approves variance setback request

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Tuesday approved a setback variance request that would allow construction of a non-conforming garage that is being planned by a city council member.

The 4-0 approval follows recommendations from the city assessor Daniel Soine and the city planning and zoning committee to approve a conditional use permit for a homeowner to construct a second garage at 610 Oak St. The variance was necessary to allow a setback leeway that places the garage 6 feet from the alley and forward of adjacent garages and homes.

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