Public Notice: Hearing on Zoning Ordinance May 6

The Selectboard of the Town of Plymouth shall hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed Zoning Ordinance, 2/19/13 Planning Commission Transmittal Draft on Monday May 6, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. at the Plymouth Municipal Building.

The purpose of this hearing is to provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions or provide comments on the proposed Zoning Ordinance. The purpose of the proposed ordinance is to implement the Plymouth Town Plan by providing for the appropriate use of all lands in the Town of Plymouth in a manner which will promote and protect the public health, safety, prosperity, comfort, convenience, efficiency, and general welfare; to protect high elevations, steep slopes, soils, forests, shorelands, wetlands and other natural resources; to encourage the density and distribution of settlement to be in character with the rural residential environment of the town; and to further the purposes set forth in Section 4302 of the Act.

The table of contents of the proposed zoning ordinance includes: 1. General Provisions; 2. Zoning Districts; 3. General and Special Provisions; 4. Administration, Enforcement, Appeals; 5. Planned Unit Development (PUD); and 6. Definitions.

The proposed zoning ordinance and zoning map can be viewed at the Town Office. A proposed zoning map and the proposed ordinance is posted on the Plymouth web site under Selectboard: http://www.plymouthvt.org/selectboard.php. A limited number of copies of the ordinance will be available in the Plymouth Town Office.

Plymouth Selectboard

Ralph J. Michael
Andy Crossman
Russell Tonkin

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