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Planning Board to Attend Finance & Warrant Commission - Monday, March 2 at 7:00 PM, Library

Community Meeting Room, Main Library, 660 High Street
7:00 pm – Planning Board Meeting and Continued Zoning Amendment Public Hearing
Click to view the Planning Board's recommendations and zoning article language

The Planning Board will attend and participate in the Finance and Warrant Commission’s Public Hearing relative to Zoning Articles submitted for Annual Town Meeting.

Select Board Article: Zoning Amendment Relative to Medical Uses - This article adds Medical Center or Clinic to the Table of Uses, and amends the Use Chart to change Office of a Doctor to Office of Health Care Professional. Corrects inconsistencies in the Zoning Bylaw for medical uses.

Planning Board: Zoning Amendment Related to the Renting of Rooms for Residential Properties - This article adds new definitions for renting of rooms for short-term (between 5 and 29 days) and long-term use (30 or more consecutive days) and prohibits the renting of rooms by a resident owner for fewer than five days. 

Planning Board: Zoning Amendment Related to Prohibitive Uses - This article is intended to clarify uses not listed and expressly permitted in the Zoning Bylaw are prohibited.  

Planning Board: Zoning Amendment Relative to Fire Arms/Explosive Sales and Services - This article is intended to amend sections of the Zoning Bylaw to prohibit Fire Arms/Explosive Sales and Services uses in the Local Business B and Local Business A zoning districts.

The Planning Board will vote to continue their public hearing to the next Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm at 50 Carby Street in the Champagne Meeting Room.

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