Fairhaven Planning Board
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 6:30 pm
Banquet Room, Town Hall, 40 Center Street
Notice is hereby given that the Fairhaven Planning Board will conduct three Public Hearings at 6:30 P.M. on Tuesday April 27, 2021, n the Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA and online via Zoom.
To access remotely log onto:
or call 1-929-205-6099, Meeting ID: 931 6335 8101 – Password: 740257.
The meeting will also be televised live on Fairhaven TV channel 18 and streamed live on Fairhaventv.com.
1. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information and public comment on possible Text Amendments to the Fairhaven Code, proposed by the Planning Board that would make changes to §198-16, the Use Regulation Table, and §198-33, Definitions and word use. These changes would be made relative to possible new bylaws the Town is considering as well as to update and improve consistency. The potential new bylaws include a General Bylaw on Short-Term Rentals and a Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw §198-29.6 to allow Solar Canopies in the B & I Districts as accessory units.
2. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information and public comment on a possible Text Amendment to the Fairhaven Code, proposed by the Planning Board, that would make changes to §198.29.6, Solar Photovoltaic Energy Facilities (SPEF). The potential new bylaw is to see whether the Town will allow Solar Canopies in the Business and Industrial Districts to export power as accessory uses by Special Permit.
3. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information and public comment on the following Rezone application: RZ 2021-01 – G. Bourne Knowles RC to B. The applicant, G. Bourne Knowles Co., Inc. and Leslie P. Knowles is requesting a recommendation from the Planning Board to Town Meeting through the Rezoning public hearing review process to rezone their property, from a Multifamily/Apartment zoned district (RC) to Business (B). The location is 267-270 Huttleston Avenue, Map 31B Lots 302, 302A and 302C (22.12 acres).
Copies of the application are on file at the Department of Planning and Economic Development, Town Hall. The Department is currently by Appointment Only. To make an appointment call the Planning Department at (508) 979-4082, Ext. 122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on the project go to: https://www.fairhaven-ma.gov/planning-board/
John Farrell Jr., Chairman of the Planning Board
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