04/09/2019: Amend Bylaws & Map/VR to VB

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04/09/2019: Amend Bylaws & Map/VR to VB

Postby Maria Lajoie » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:04 pm

Notice of Planning Board Public Hearing
Relative to
Proposed Zoning Bylaw Changes
Pursuant to MGL Chapter 40A, Section 5

The Planning Board of the Town of Douglas will hold a Public Hearing to discuss amending the existing Zoning Map and Zoning Bylaws of the Town of Douglas as follows:

1. By amending the Zoning Map, as codified through Section 2.3 of the Zoning Bylaws by moving the following Assessors Maps/Parcels: 163/16, 163/29, 163/30, 163/35 and 170/26 from the Village Residential (VR) Zoning District to the Village Business (VB) Zoning District.

2. By Amending Subsection C of the Use Schedule, as found at Section 3.1.3 of the Zoning Bylaws (Appendix A) by adding a new use: Function Hall, which shall be permitted by a Special Permit from the Planning Board in the VB District and prohibited in all other districts.

3. By adding a new Definition in Section 10 of the Zoning Bylaws as follows: “Function Hall: a venue for hosting weddings, conferences, banquets and other similar events, with or without accessory dining facilities.” or take any other action relative thereto.

The area to be rezoned is shown on a map on file at the Douglas Municipal Center, Community Development Department, 29 Depot Street, Douglas MA and is available for inspection during regular business hours, or by going to https://tinyurl.com/ATM-Figure2 .

The Public Hearing will be held at the Douglas Municipal Center, 29 Depot Street, Douglas, MA 01516 on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:15pm.

Anyone interested or wishing to be heard on the proposed changes may appear at the time and place designated.

Ernest Marks, Jr.
Douglas Planning Board

Please place this Legal Notice in your Tuesday, March 26 and your Tuesday, April 2, 2019 issues.
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