Planned Development District (Zoning Amendment)

8.2 Sequence of Review.

The Planning Board recommends that an applicant seeking to establish a new PD district or to modify to an existing PD district follow the sequence set forth below:

8.2.1 Sketch Plan (Recommended): an initial and informal way to present a proposal to the Planning Board to see what it may find acceptable prior to filing a petition for change of zoning district. This is the first step in a dialogue between the applicant and the Planning Board in developing a proposal that the Planning Board might be able to recommend favorably to the Town Meeting. The submission includes the material described in Subsection 8.7.1 below.

8.2.2 Petition For Change Of Zoning District (Required): a petition with a description of the land proposed to be rezoned submitted to the Board of Selectmen to place an article on the warrant for the Town Meeting. The submission includes the material described in Subsection 8.4.1 below.

8.2.3 Preliminary Site Development And Use Plan (Required): submitted with the petition for change of zoning district; includes the material described in Section 8.5 below.

8.2.4 Public Hearing (Required): submitted to the Planning Board for the public hearing on the zoning change; includes the material in Section 8.6 below.

8.2.5 Site Plan Review: required, but only after Town Meeting approval of rezoning petition. Submitted to Planning Board; includes construction details and other detailed information necessary to comply with the preliminary site development and use plan approved by Town Meeting.

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