Articles filed under Zoning/Planning from Massachusetts

Turbine a good idea but ugly

Several Planning Board members said they were intrigued by the project, but for the most part kept opinions to themselves. The one exception was member Carol Spack, who said, "I don't think it's an appropriate site for a wind tower, as great a technology as it is."
30 Jun 2006

Cape Wind sought to blow past regulators

Recently, some have suggested that Congress is trying to change the rules of the game for the developers of the wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound. Some have even implied that the rules are being unfairly manipulated to sidetrack Cape Wind after years of regulatory review - and millions of dollars expended by the developer. Nothing could be further from truth.
12 May 2006

Zoning to be addressed at Town Meeting

WAREHAM — The special Town Meeting will resume tonight at 7 in the high school auditorium. Most of the remaining business voters must address deals with proposed zoning changes. When Town Meeting begins, voters will first continue discussion of a proposal to prohibit retail business from industrial-zoned properties. They began debating the matter before adjourning last Monday.
8 May 2006

Planning Board Gets Split Decision On Zoning Amendments

HARWICH --- It took town meeting nearly three hours to wade through a 13-article special town meeting Tuesday night, with voters getting bogged down on two zoning amendments, one designed to enhance affordable housing stock and the other allowing residential wind energy systems. The wind system bylaw was approved, while the affordable housing provision was rejected.
3 May 2006
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