Northampton Public Legal Notice
For Monday Mar 11, 2013
THE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON ELECTION, RULES, ORDINANCES and PLANNING BOARD will conduct a joint public hearing in Council Chambers, 212 Main Street, Northampton on the following proposed zoning amendments:
Ø §350-3.4 and attachment 1.1 Rezone Watershed Protection Throughout the City
Ø §350-3.4 Rezone Parcels on Easthampton Road from BP and SR to GI to Help Fulfill the Business Park Vision
Ø §350-4.4 Language Regarding Home Occupation to be Consistent with Current “Home Business” Classification
Ø §350j Water Supply Protection: Larger Accessory Structures Allowed, Addressing Mistakes in Attached Garage Setbacks, Relaxing Photovoltaic Structures
Ø §350-11.2, 11.3, 11.4, and 11.6b Minimize Permit Review Also Add Recording Requirements
Ø §350-10.1B Site Plans Approved with Special Permits be Recorded with the Decision
Ø §350-9.3A New Non-Conforming Aspects to Already Existing Non-Conforming Single or Two Family Homes be Allowed by Special Permit Consistent with Recent Court Rulings on the Matter
Ø §350-350a et seq. Increase Height Limits in Office/Industrial, General Industrial, and Central Business District by Five Feet, eliminate all references to SI remaining in text.
Ø §350-7.7 General Advertising Signs (Billboards) May Not Be Reconstructed to Contain Electronic Technology. Clarify when billboards must be removed.
Other Agenda items (tentative):
The Planning Board will meet to discuss request for interpretation of permit condition requiring cross access easements prior to Certificate of Occupancy for Colvest Property at 327 King St.