It wasn’t quite a matter of inches, but it came down to a matter of feet. Five feet, to be exact, the difference between city code requirement and a proposed side yard.

Antoine Simmons had been granted a variance this summer from the Planning Commission to go ahead with his 48-room luxury motel, the Pearl of Seaside.

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