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Planning Board - Public Hearing
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 Begins: 07:00pm
Loacation: Bernardston Town Hall

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Town of Bernardston Planning Board will be conducting a public hearing on February 23, 2017 at 7 pm at the Bernardston Town Hall located at 38 Church St., Bernardston, MA. The purpose of the hearing is to update the public on proposed changes to the Bernardston Zoning Bylaws.  Affected Sections of the Bylaws are the “Use Regulation Schedule” Section 2230 and Section 5350 Special Permit “Expiration”. Also to discuss adding one alternate member to the Planning Board.

Proposed changes to Bernardston Zoning Bylaws Public Hearing February 23, 2017 at 7pm Bernardston Town Hall, 38 Church St.

  • To see if the town will vote or take votes to add one alternate position to the Planning Board or take any other action in relation thereto.

  • To see if the town will vote or take votes to update the wording in the Bernardston Zoning bylaws Use Regulation Schedule section 2230 “Large-Scale Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic installations (5 acres)” and change to “Large Scale Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic installations (1 to 5 acres)” and add SP (special permit) to the R/A, R1 and CV districts. These three districts ill require special permit and site plan review for solar projects that will cover one to five acres.

  • To see if the town will vote or take votes to delete the line “Solar Electric Generating Facilities” from the Bernardston Zoning Bylaws Use Schedule section 2230.

  • To see if the town will vote to change the wording of the Bernardston Zoning Bylaws Use Schedule section 2230 “MMTC” to “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center”.

  • To see if the town will vote to update the Bernardston Zoning Bylaws section 5350, “Expiration” which now reads “Special Permits shall lapse 24 months following Special Permit approval…” change to “Special Permits shall lapse 36 months following Special Permit approval….”

    Date and Time Posted: February 6, 2017 at 1:00pm

Contact: Christina Wysk, Chair