OPEN SPACE BYLAW AMENDMENT PROPOSED TM Warrant Article #20: The Planning Board held a Public Hearing for a proposed Zoning Amendment on Thursday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Room 103 of the Shattuck Street Town Hall.
Hearing Notice linked here.
Proposed Bylaw Amendment linked here.
Existing Open Space Bylaw linked here.
The proposed bylaw amendment, Article 20 of the May 6, 2013 Annual Town Meeting, would delete the existing "density calculation formula" for Open Space Developments and replace it with the requirement for a Density Yield Plan showing the number of building lots which would be permitted by a conventional subdivision layout, including the requirement for soils testing. Following the Public Hearing, the Planning Board voted to recommend this zoning amendment to Town Meeting.
Click this link for Planning Board's Report to Town Meeting regarding Article 20 .