Date: September 6, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Town Council Chambers
FREEPORT PLANNING BOARD
FREEPORT TOWN OFFICES-COUNCIL CHAMBERS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
1. Informational exchange
2. Approval of minutes of August 2, 2017 and May 3, 2017
3. PUBLIC HEARING: to discuss possible amendments to Chapter 21: Freeport Zoning Ordinance (as noted below). All changes are corrections, clarifications, necessary updates, and/or changes that provide consistency with other sections.
A. Section 104. Definitions – Impervious Surface;
B. Section 201.A. General Restrictions & Section 413.D.7.l Village Commercial “VC-I” : to change BOCA code to current building code;
C. Section 201.C. General Restrictions: multi-family exemption;
D. Section 407.E.4 Village I - “V-I” , Section 414.E.6 Village Commercial II “VC-II”, Section 415. E.5 Village Commercial III “VC-III” , Section 417.E.10 Village Mixed Use District 1 –VMU-1, Section 418.E.8 Village Mixed Use District 2 –VMU-2: clarification of applicable sections;
E. Section 409.C.1 Commercial District I “C-I”: adding option of multiple buildings or uses;
F. Sections 501.A, 501.C, & 501.F Temporary Activity: change “special permit” to Temporary Activity Permit and clarify that it can be an annual permit;
G. Sections 509.F.1.f, 509.G.7, & 509.H.2 Extraction: update standards;
H. Section 512. Access to Property: driveway width reduction;
I. Section 520. Fire and Explosive Hazards; updated by Fire Chief;
J. Section 525E.B.4 Filling of Lands and Creation of Ponds: update standards;
K. Section 532.1.a & 532.3 Accessory Apartments: applies to existing or new dwellings and does not apply to dwellings in the Shoreland Zone;
L. Section 602.C.1.c.2 Site Plan Review: updates to wireless telecommunication antenna rules.
4. Discussion of next steps regarding parking requirement in the Village Commercial 1 District.
5. Discussion of next steps regarding medical marijuana