Here’s a link to the Article as it will appear on the Ballot:
Click here to see what the Zoning Ordinance would look like if this Article passes:
What it means: This Article seeks to strengthen the Planning Board’s oversight of non-residential uses in the Town Center District, allowing this recently established District to evolve into a special place for visitors can enjoy. If Article 7 passes, it will require a Use Change Approval for all changes of building occupancy involving any use of a non-residential nature. The new ordinance would designate prohibited uses for the Town Center-Historic District.
Those in favor say: This new oversight is necessary to put into action the Town Center District approved by the voters in 2014.
Those against say: No one spoke against this Article at Deliberative Session.