The Montgomery County Board of Appeals recently made the following decisions on requests for variances to zoning laws. For more information, call 279-1226. BETHESDA

VERNE ST., 6221 -- Granted a variance request by Leonard and Gabrielle Lupo to build a bicycle shelter onto a house five feet from a side property line instead of the minimum seven feet required.POTOMAC

HOLBROOK LA., 9440 -- Granted a variance request by Robert and Linda Stillman to build a bedroom, living room and kitchen addition to a house 7.9 feet from a side property line instead of the minimum 12 feet required.ROCKVILLE

EVANSTON ST., 13103 -- Granted a variance request by Thomas B. Padrutt to allow an addition to a house to remain 23.9 feet from the front property line instead of the minimum 25 feet required.TAKOMA PARK

POPLAR AVE., 7118 -- Granted a variance request by Judy Kirpich to enlarge a kitchen, which would be be nine feet from a side property line instead of the minimum 15 feet required. WHEATON

ADAMS DR., 3809 -- Granted a variance request by Frank and Ivania Knorr to build a carport 5.3 feet from a side property line instead of the minimum eight feet required.

HATHAWAY DR., 13110 -- Granted variance requests by Vernon H. and Jean F. Weimer to build a carport seven feet from a side property line instead the minimum eight feet required and to leave a total of 18.9 feet of open space in both side yards instead of at least 25 feet as required.