August 28: Planning Board to Discuss Zoning Revisions Committee, Northampton Design Forum

The composition and mandate of the Zoning Revisions Committee (aka the Rezoning Committee) is on the agenda for the August 28 meeting of Northampton’s planning board. This is a step in the implementation of the Sustainable Northampton Plan. The upcoming Northampton Design Forum will also be discussed.

FOR Thursday August 28, 2008

THE PLANNING BOARD meets at 7:00 P.M. in Council Chambers, Puchalski Municipal
Building, 212 Main Street, Northampton, MA for public hearings:

7:00 P.M. Continuation of a request by Robert Ficarra for a Special Permit/Site
Plan to add two new townhouse units to a lot with an existing single family
home, 117 Straw Avenue, Florence (Map ID 17D-19).

7:45 P.M. Request by Forish Construction Co. for a Site Plan Amendment to
convert a building (KIA) to parking at the Toyota dealership 244-280 King St,
Northampton, Map ID 24B-50.

8:00 P.M. Review of Comprehensive Permit Amendment by Habitat for Humanity
cluster units at the end of Garfield Avenue.

Other Items:
Northampton Design Forum/Notre Dame Project: Board Participation, Endorsement Language
Gas Station Lighting
Zoning Amendment Discussion
Zoning Revisions Committee
Minutes Jul 24

…If you would like to contact Planning and Development staff, please visit us at for a list of staff emails and phone numbers.

See also:

Design Northampton Week: Preliminary Schedule

Video: August 11 Rezoning Subcommittee
[includes a draft ordinance to establish the Zoning Revisions Committee]