Zoning & General Bylaw Amendments

2020

Possible Bylaws Under Consideration for May 2, 2020 Town Meeting

  1. Short Term Rentals - Documents
  2. Making Special Permit Approvals "up to three years" - Documents
  3. NFIP National Flood Insurance Program - Documents
  4. Administrative Review of Wireless Equipment - Documents

2019

Zoning Bylaw Amendment - Historic Site Re-Use - Approved at TM May 4, 2019

Applicant: Fairhaven Planning Board.
Project Location: Townwide
Proposal: 
Public Hearing: Tuesday, April 29, 2019

Project Documents Here


Zoning Bylaw Amendment - Stormwater Regulations - Approved at TM May 4, 2019

Applicant: Fairhaven Planning Board.
Project Location: Townwide
Proposal: 
Public Hearing: Tuesday, May 4, 2019

Project Documents Here


Zoning Map Amendment - Benoit Sq. Rezone to Mixed-Use - Approved STM November 12, 2019

Applicant: Fairhaven Planning Board.
Project Location: North Main Street from Benoit Square to app. St. Mary's Church
Proposal: To amend the Zoning Map in North Fairhaven near Benoit Square along Main Street to be rezoned from Single Residence District (RA), General Residence District (RB) and Business District (B) to the Mixed Use District (MU) to be considered at the Fall Special Town Meeting to be held on November 12, 2019.
Public Hearing: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Project Documents Here Language approved by Planning Board for Town Meeting vote on Tuesday November 12, 2019


General Bylaw Amendment - Demolition Delay - Approved STM November 12, 2019

Applicant: Fairhaven Planning Board and Historical Commission
Project Location: Any building/structure built before 1921 or otherwise identified by the Historic Commission as being potentially historiccally significant.
Public Hearing: Tuesday, October 16, 2019

Project Documents Here


2018

Zoning Bylaw Amendment - Medical Marijuana District Expanded to Recreational - Approved STM November 13, 2018

Project Location: Medical Marijuana Overlay District (within Industrial District)
Proposal: To amend the Zoning Map in  Fairhaven considered at the Fall Special Town Meeting held on November 13, 2018

Project Documents Here 

Attorney General Approval of Warrant Article # 9

Marijuana Overlay District Map from the Fairhaven Special Town Meeting, November 13, 2018