CITY OF PITTSFIELD NOTICE OF ZONING AMENDMENT PUBLIC HEARING PITTSFIELD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD The City of Pittsfield in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L Chapter 40A, Section 5, hereby gives notice to all interested parties that a public hearing will be held by the Community Development Board on a petition from the Community Development Board to Amend City Code, Chapter 23 to create the Downtown Creative District, a form-based zoning district created as Section 4.324 of the Zoning Ordinance. This proposal will replace the Downtown Arts Overlay District and the underlying zoning districts within the subject area, as well as increasing the overall land area regulated as "downtown". The amendment includes modifications to Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, and Section 7 to account for the creation of Section 4.324, as well as an amendment to the Official Zoning Map under Section 3.302. Moving forward, zoning regulations in the downtown area will be focused more on the form, placement, and scale of new construction. The Community Development Board public hearing will be held remotely on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. Pursuant to Governor Baker's March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, 18, and state and federal orders and guidance imposing strict limits on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Community Development Board will be conducted exclusively via Zoom (Meeting ID 928 6840 3706). Members of the public who wish to watch the meeting may do so on PCTV. NOTE: If you would like to provide public comment via telephone, you may do so by calling (312) 626-6799, Enter the Meeting ID, 928 68403706 on your phone's keypad and press #. Press # again. A copy of the proposal is on file and accessible electronically via https://www.cityofpittsfield.org/ city_hall/community_development /community_development_ boards_and_commissions.php or by contacting the Department of Community Development Office at (413) 499-9368 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Sheila B. Irvin, Chair Community Development Board AD# 54374 02/03/2021, 02/23/2021
Feb 03, 2021 (Expired).
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