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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments for 2019 ATM

Proposed Zoning Amendments - Maps - 12-03-18

Pursuant to the provisions of MGL ch. 40A §5, the Medfield Planning Board will hold a public hearing at 8:05 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Medfield Town House, 459 Main Street, for the purpose of accepting public comments on the following proposed amendments to the Town of Medfield Zoning By-laws:


Item 1: To see if the Town of Medfield will vote to create an overlay district consisting of the following parcels as shown on the map titled “Proposed Upper Spring Street Overlay District (USSOD)” dated 10/09/18 which is on file with the Town Clerk and Planning Department (37-044, 37-044-01 through 11, 37-046, 37-047, 37-048, 37-049, 37-197, 37-039, 37-040, 37-04, 37-042, 37-043, 37-045, 37-015, 37-033, 37-035, 37-036, 37-037, 37-034, 37-031, 37-032, 36-123, 37-029, 37-030) which would create a new zoning map overlay district that reverts zoning requirements to the pre-2017 permitting processes and dimensional requirements for multi-family developments (and would not apply to new single-family to two-family dwellings). 

 

Item 2: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Medfield Town Code Chapter 300 Zoning Attachment 1 Table of Use Regulations by adding a new section to allow multi-family residential developments by Site Plan Approval from the Planning Board in the RU zoning district as long as they are shown in the Upper Spring Street Overlay District (USSOD).


Item 3: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Medfield Town Code Chapter 300 Zoning Attachment 3 Table of Height and Bulk Regulations by adding a new section to provide new dimensional requirements for multi-family residential developments in the RU zoning district as long as they are shown in the Upper Spring Street Overlay District (USSOD).


Item 4: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Medfield Town Code Chapter 300-14.12. Site plan approval by Planning Board, by adding a new language adding new performance criteria for Planning Board review of  new multi-family residential developments in the RU zoning district as long as they are shown in the Upper Spring Street Overlay District (USSOD).


Item 5: To see if the Town of Medfield will vote to rezone the following parcels (48-033, 48-029, 48-028) from RS to BI as shown on the map titled “Proposed Rezone of the Southeast Corner of West Street and North Meadows Road” dated 10/09/18 which is on file with the Town Clerk and Planning Department; and to amend the Zoning Map accordingly in order to promote commercial opportunities in Medfield. Any future redevelopment will need to comply with the requirements found in the Zoning Bylaw for uses in the BI zoning district. 


Item 6: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Medfield Town Code Chapter 300 Zoning Attachment 1 Table of Use Regulations by updating the language used to cite regulatory references within the Zoning Bylaw.


All interested persons should attend the public hearing. A copy of the proposals is on file with the Town Clerk and Planning Department, and may be inspected during regular business hours.


GEORGE N. LESTER, CHAIRMAN

MEDFIELD PLANNING BOARD


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