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Land Use

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Conceptual Land Use DocumentView.asp?DID=1706 prepared for the March 29, 2007 Community Choices Meeting 1 3/29/2007
1999 Land Use 1999 Land Use MassGIS Land Use / Land Cover 1 11/28/2006
Zoning /DocumentView.asp?DID=1761 This is the "unofficial" zoning map used on the Town Website.  1 11/16/2006
Figure Ground Map DocumentView.asp?DID=1712   1 11/30/2006
Town-Owned Land /DocumentView.asp?DID=1751 Updated & corrected; previous version was missing ARPS properties. Totals & acreages have been revised. 2 9/7/2007
Institutional Land Institutional Land corrected title 2/2/2007 1 2/2/2007
Physical Form & Character Physical Form & Characte Protected Land revised to include two APR properties that were previously missed. 1

2/20/2007

Protected Land Protected Land removed subtotals for acreage because it was misleading, with some chapter lands being double-counted in cases where institutional lands are also chapter lands. 2 2/6/2007
Development Stages
1971-2007
Development Stages 1971-2007 Based upon MassGIS Land Use / Land Cover data & supplemented with Amherst Parcel Data. Minor revisions made to the legend, August, 2007. 3 8/29/2007

Natural & Cultural Resources

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Natural Resources Natural Resources   1 12/11/2006
Historic & Cultural Resources Historic & Cultural Resources potential overlay districts added to the map.

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9/5/2007

Open Space & Recreation

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Parks, Open Space & Recreational Facilities Parks, Open Space, & Recreational Facilities   1

12/11/2006

Economic Development

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Commercial, Retail &  Industrial Zoning Commercial, Retail & Industrial Zoning Requested map called it land use, but we used the zones instead.  1 11/30/2006
Tax-Exempt Land Tax-Exempt Land Acreage on previous version (November 2006) was overstated by 393.9 Acres because of multi-part properties (parcels that are in multiple pieces) that were double-counted. 2 8/22/2007

Town Services & Facilities

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Town Services & Facilities Town Services & Facilities  

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12/11/2006

Utilities Service Extents Utilities Sevice Extents Showing just the existing services. 1

12/7/2006

Urban Service Boundary Urban Service Boundary   1

12/1/2006

Transportation & Circulation

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Roadway Classifications Roadway Classifications   1

12/1/2006

Roadway Ownership Roadway Ownership   1

12/1/2006

Bicycle Routes Bicycle Routes corrected the status of the Norwottuck Rail Trail, marking it as an off-road, rather than an on-road bike trail. 2 12/11/2006
Pedestrian Paths & Trails Pedestrian Paths & Trails  

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12/11/2006

Public Transportation Routes Public Transportation Routes Based upon PVTA route maps available in November, 2006.  There have been some changes since then & we await the availability of revised digital data. 1

12/11/2006

Demographics

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Population Density Population Density 2000 US Census 1 11/16/2006
Population Change, 1990-2000 Population Change 1990-2000 2000 US Census 1 11/22/2006

Context 

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Basemap Base Map   1 12/11/2006
Historical Development
(pre-1800 - present)
Historical Development Pre-1800-Present revised 2 2/7/2007
Regional Map Regional Map   1 12/11/2006
2006 Voting Precincts Voting Precincts 2006  

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12/1/2006

Strong & Weak Places

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Strong & Weak Places Maps Strong & Weak Places Map A series of maps produced from the results of the map exercise at the Idea Gathering Sessions, Fall, 2006. 1 2/5/2007
Strong & Weak Places Summary Stats DocumentView.asp?DID=1745  

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2/5/2007

 

Planning Amherst Together
Public Meeting / Display Maps
Map Description Size Revision Date
Draft Context & Existing Conditions
Context & Existing Conditions Map
Maps for the Draft Master Plan Premiere, Thursday, September 27th, 2007 36"x50" 1 9/26/2007
Draft Conservation & Development Priorities
Priorities
36"x50" 1 9/26/2007
Draft Conservation & Development Concept
Conservation Development Concept
36"x50" 1 9/26/2007
Conceptual Land Use
Conceptual Land Use
  36"x72" 1 3/20/2007
Tri-County RegionRegion Hampshire, Hampden & Frankin Counties with Amherst Highlighted 34"x44" 1 10/23/2006
Land Status Map SeriesDocumentView.asp?DID=1772 6-Map series that includes various views of Town Owned Land, Protected Land & Tax-Exempt Land. 17"x22" 1 10/12/2006
Tax-Exempt Land
Tax-Exempt Land
Tax-Exempt Land as of September 28, 2006 11"x17" 1 9/29/2006
Basemap
Base Map
Townwide basemap for people to put stickers onto in October meetings 36"x54" Portrait 3 9/29/2006
Historical Development
Historical Development
Historical Development of structures throughout Amherst.  Uses building points & year built data from Tax Assessment System. 34"x44" 2 10/23/2006
Figure Ground Map
Figure Ground Map
Townwide Street Map with black building footprints. 34"x44" 1
9/6/2006
Census Block Groups
Census Block Groups
Amherst Census Block Groups 22"x34" 1 11/16/2005
2006 Voting Precincts
2006 Voting Precincts
Amherst 2006 Voting Precincts & Polling Places 28"x44" 1 3/10/2006
Developable Land
Developable Land
Developable Land as of October, 2005.  Based upon parcel land uses, zone & river protection buffers.  22"x34" 1 10/15/2005

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