There will be a joint public hearing of the Planning Board and the Community Resources Committee of the Town Council on Wednesday, June 10th at 6:30 PM. The proposed zoning bylaw amendment, Article 14, is for the purpose of encouraging and facilitating the re-opening of existing businesses and the opening of new businesses and to stimulate economic activity in the aftermath of the COVID-19 emergency. This meeting will be conducted virtually.
Zoning Bylaw – Article 14 – Temporary Zoning regarding Permitting for Certain Uses during the COVID-19 Emergency and its Aftermath. To see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning Bylaw by adding Article 14, Temporary Zoning regarding Permitting for Certain Uses during the COVID-19 Emergency and its Aftermath, for the purpose of expediting the reopening and opening of Retail Establishments, Personal Care Establishments, and Food and Drink Establishments, and associated accessory uses in the B-G, B-L, B-VC, B-N and COM zoning districts, and for pre-existing non-conforming uses in any district, to help businesses to more quickly emerge from the economic disaster created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The full text of the proposed new zoning bylaw can be found here.
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