Atkins Corner

Existing zoning map
To view the existing zoning map, click here.

Atkins Corner Wookbook - 2002
This report was the result of a long-term participatory planning process in the Atkins Corner neighborhood in South Amherst. Working with the major property owners - Hampshire College and Atkins Farms Country Market - as well as with other local property owners and residents of the area, this plan was developed to guide future growth in this part of Town.

The Plan includes guidelines for a sustainable compact village center plan for Atkins Corner. These model guidelines can also be used for other village centers in Amherst, as well as other center and towns.

To view the Atkins Corner Workbook*, click here.

*This document is very large and may require a significant amount of time to

Amherst Comprehensive Planning Study:
Defining Village Boundaries & Open Space Preservation Strategies - May 2004
This document, prepared by the Department of Landscape architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Massachusetts in 2004, was prepared for the Amherst Comprehensive Planing Committee (CPC). The document is 122 pages long and covers several areas of Town, including specific sections discussing the Atkins Corner area.

To view the document*, please click here.

*This is a large document and may be slow to download

Urban Form Analysis and Model Form-Based Regulations - September 4, 2007
This document provides an analysis and set of model regulations which were created in conjuction with the Planning Amherst Together process. The document utilizes the public input gained during Planning Amhest Together process and 3D modeling to illustrate how changes to the building environment may appear as a result implementing Form-Based Code as outlined in the Master Plan.

To view the full document*, click here.

*This is a large document and may be slow to download