Event:Planning Board Meeting
When:Wed, Apr 4 2018 06:30 pm
Where:Buckland Town Hall,17 State Street,Shelburne Falls MA 01370
Event Status:tentative
Agenda:Notice of Public Hearing

Buckland Planning Board

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Buckland Town Hall

17 State Street

The Buckland Planning Board will conduct a Public Hearing, followed by a Public Meeting, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Buckland Town Hall, 17 State Street. The hearing will solicit public comment regarding the following amendments to the Zoning Bylaws:

Use Table, Section 4-3: Add:

Ground Mount Solar Electric Generating Installations at Municipal Properties. - Would allow for solar generating at town owned property to offset energy costs, subject to special permit process.

Table 4-3. -Remove “Wind” from “Wind and Hydro Electric Generating Facilities”. Wind generating is treated extensively in its own separate section.

Definitions.- Add definition for “Home-based Business.”

“Structure “-Clarify language including fences greater than or equal to 6 feet high.

Section 5-3, Exception To Dimensional Requirements for Yards.- Add language to include fences six feet and taller to this category, where setbacks may be reduced by special permit.

Section 8-4. Trailers.- Language change from 60 “consecutive days” to “days in calendar year.”

Copies of proposed amendments will be available for inspection at Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours, and will be posted at town.buckland.ma.us website.

Once the Public Hearing is closed, the Planning Board will conduct a Public Meeting to solicit input from residents as the Planning Board contemplates changes to the zoning bylaws related to recreational marijuana establishments in town.

Posted: 03/19/2018, 11:35 a.m., sc

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