RSSAll Entries in the "Chester Planning Commission" Category

Chester Planning Commission zoning workshop

Chester Planning Commission zoning workshop

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Chester Planning Commission will hold a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 10, 2018. The session will be to look at ideas and proposed changes to the town’s Unified Development Bylaws with zoning consultant Brandy Sexton. Materials from the planning process can be found here. […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Aug. 20

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Aug. 20

The Planning Commission for the town of Chester will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review minutes from June 21st and August 6th meetings 2) Citizen comments 3) Review Town Plan chapter 6 (Energy) with Jason Rasmussen with Regional Planning Commission 4) […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 21, 2018

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 21, 2018

The Planning Commission of Chester will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. The commission’s regular meetings are on Monday nights. Below is its agenda. 1) Review minutes from June 4th meetings 2) Citizen comments 3) Continue discussing Energy Plan with Jason Rasmussen. 4) Set date for next meeting.

Chester begins zoning audit

Chester begins zoning audit

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC As it continues to work on the required update of the Town Plan, the Chester Planning Commission is also embarking – with the help of planning consultant Brandy Sexton – on an audit of Chester’s zoning regulations. The first steps in the work were unveiled at a […]

Chester Planning and DRB to meet for noise presentation

Chester Planning and DRB to meet for noise presentation

The Planning Commission of the Town of Chester and the Development Review Board will hold a joint meeting on Monday Sept. 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. The two boards will hear a presentation by Tech Environmental on issues of noise as they relate to noise standards in […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Monday, July 17, 2017

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Monday, July 17, 2017

The Planning Commission for the town of Chester will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Town Hall,  556 Elm St. Its agenda is below. Introduce members Review status of member terms and other organizational items Review process of recommendation to Select Board for Zoning Administrator appointment Review status of current Town Plan Review […]

Chester Planning Commission hearing for tonight cancelled

Chester Planning Commission hearing for tonight cancelled

The Chester Planning Commission’s public hearing on Unified Development Bylaw revisions scheduled for 6  p.m. tonight has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation was insufficient legal warning. The hearing is tentatively being rescheduled for Dec. 19.

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 19

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 19

The Chester Planning Commission will hold a meeting tonight, at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is the agenda. 1. Review minutes from the Aug. 15, 2016 meeting 2. Review and vote on revised Reporting Form with respect to the proposed amendments to the Unified Development By-Laws 3. Request […]

Chester residents slow Planning Board action on development bylaws

Chester residents slow Planning Board action on development bylaws

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The June 20 Chester Planning Commission meeting was a testy affair as the board tried to wrap up the changes to the Unified Development Bylaws and move the process toward Select Board adoption while a group of residents questioned a number of the board’s procedural as well […]

Chester Planning board to address flood risk at March 21 public meeting

Chester Planning board to address flood risk at March 21 public meeting

The Chester Planning Commission will hold a special public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 21 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester, to discuss minimizing risks from future flooding in the town. The Planning Commission is embarking on a planning process to better understand the community’s risks associated with flooding, and identify policies […]

Economic development for Chester: What does it mean to you?

Economic development for Chester: What does it mean to you?

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Monday Feb. 1, the Chester Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to take suggestions and comments to use in drafting a new section about economic development for the Chester Town Plan. Several organizations — including the Chester Economic Development Committee, the Springfield Regional Development Corp. and the Okemo […]

Chester business owners seek changes to sign regulations

Chester business owners seek changes to sign regulations

By Shawn Cunningham ©Telegraph Publishing LLC — 2014 About 25 people, most of them local business owners, attended the Chester Planning Commission’s Dec. 1 meeting to tell members about problems they have had with the current and past sign laws and  offer advice on what they think is needed in the new sign ordinance that […]

Chester sign regs to be addressed Monday: Public, business input sought

Chester sign regs to be addressed Monday: Public, business input sought

The Chester Planning Commission, which recently revised zoning regulations into new Unified Development Bylaws, will take up a revision of the town’s sign ordinances at its Monday, Dec. 1 meeting. (Read sign regulations at right.) The ordinance was left as is in the bylaws, since revising it was deemed too complex and several members questioned  […]

Planning commission to look at sign regulations

On Monday, October 20, 2014, the Chester Planning Commission will meet to take up the subject of the town’s sign regulations.  The commission set the regulations aside for separate review during its recent drafting of development bylaws.  The meeting will be held at 7p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. The full agenda is below. […]