Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Details of tonight's (April 10) Williamstown Planning Board meeting on zoning rewrite

April 10, 2018 Meeting (PLEASE NOTE: Due to capacity crowds on April 3 this meeting will be held in the Elementary School Auditorium at

The planning board is proposing a complete new zoning for almost all of the town.
See the links below.  If you live in the rural residence zone this will have tax consequences for you.

Note this is included in the attached:
To see if the Town will vote to amend the Williamstown Zoning By-Laws, §70 of the Code of the Town of Williamstown as follows:
Amend §70-4.3 by changing the minimum lot size in Rural Residence 2 from 2.5 acres to 1.5 acres.
This proposed change alters the lot size requirement in Rural Residential 2, zoning which is all of Williamstown, below 1,150 feet above sea level and  outside of town water and sewer service. Lot size would be reduced from 2.5 acres to 1.5 acres. Lot frontage will remain at 150 feet.   
Here's the narrative that goes along with it: