NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING
PLANNING BOARD AND
CITY COUNCIL PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40A, Section 5 (The Zoning Act) and the Newburyport Zoning Ordinance, Section XXII-B (Adoption and Amendment), that the Newburyport Planning Board and City Council (acting through its Planning & Development Committee) will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium at Newburyport City Hall, 60 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA 01950.
The purpose of this Public Hearing is to present, and hear testimony and comment from interested persons relative to, proposed amendments and additions to the Zoning Ordinance for the City of Newburyport, said amendments being submitted to the City Council for consideration on June 11, 2018. After the Public Hearing the Planning Board and Planning & Development Committee will, as required by law, vote its recommendations on each proposal and report them back to the full City Council.
There is one (1) proposed ordinance amendment addressing marijuana-related businesses. A summary is provided below. Copies of the full text of such ordinances and maps thereof are available for
review by interested parties in the Offices of the City Clerk and Office of Planning & Development (City Hall, 60 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA 01950) during regular business hours. Questions regarding these ordinances may be directed to the Director of Planning & Development, Andrew R. Port, at (978) 465-4400 x1.
Summary of Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment:
NEWBURYPORT PLANNING BOARD
Bonnie Sontag, Chair
Published 7/24/18 and 7/31/18 in the Newburyport Daily News