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In accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 40A, Sections 5 and 11, and Zoning Bylaw, Article XII, Section 145-69, the Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Mon., April 1, 2024, at 6:30 p.m., in the Selectmen's Chambers, Memorial Hall, 272 Main St., and via remote access Zoom Link: Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 858 2031 8990Passcode: 785250 to review proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaws, and Planning Board Rules and Regulations, as follows:


Art. XVI §145-86. Renewable/Alternative Energy Section C, entitled General requirements for all large-scale ground-mounted solar power installations. Remove fees from bylaw. 

Art. IV Special provisions

§ 145-52 Outdoor lighting bylaw repeal.  To replace it with new outdoor lighting general bylaw.

§ 145-36 Accessory apartments in residential district.  Corrective administrative edits


Article II 

§175-8 Definitions 

§175-9 General provisions 

§175-10 General requirements for applications

§175-11 Procedures for ANR applications

§175-12 Preliminary subdivisions

§175-13 Definitive subdivisions

Appendix E Planning Board fee schedule 

Article V Stormwater regulations

§175-38 Administration

§175-42 Fees

§175-44 Stormwater management, erosion and sedimentation control plan (the stormwater plan).

§175-45 Operation and maintenance (O & M) plan.

§175-31 Hearings under the scenic roads act

The proposed amendments are available for review at the Offices of the Planning Board, Land Use Coordinator and the Town Clerk at 272 Main St., during regular business hours.  Parties wishing to speak in favor of, or in opposition to this proposal may do so in writing prior to the hearing, or may appear at the hearing in person, or represented by an agent or attorney.   Interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Respectfully submitted, 

Laura Shifrin, Chair 

March 15 & March 22, 2024 A


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