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Zoning Review Committee

The Committee shall work with contracted consultants, Town Staff, and other stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive review of Tyngsborough’s Zoning Bylaw and Zoning Map and prepare a report of recommended revisions.

The Committee’s work and recommendations should reflect the Town’s expressed goals, existing land use conditions, opportunities for improving housing stock diversity, publicly accessible open space, current economic development trends, and support for improving the vibrancy of existing commercial and retail districts while pointing out how to best accommodate current and expected development trends.

Although the scope of work covered by this effort is extensive, the following are key areas of focus for the committee:

  • Strengthening Zoning Language through clarifications, simplifications, and identification of uses that could be permissible by right in specific districts
  • Evaluating Zoning District boundaries, uses, and overlays for new opportunities and elimination of split zoned parcels
  • Evaluating the Special Permit vs. Site Plan Special Permit vs. Site Plan Review processes to clarify the process for applicants and special permit granting authorities

Below you can find a list of all current members and their terms.

Board Member Term
Eric Eldridge (Board of Selectmen) 2024
VACANT (Planning Board) 2024
VACANT (Planning Board) 2024
VACANT (Zoning Board of Appeals) 2024
VACANT (Zoning Board of Appeals) 2024
VACANT (Resident At Large) 2024

To contact the Zoning Review Committee, please email zoning[email protected] or contact Town Planner Eric Salerno by phone 978-649-2300 x115.

Any member of the public wishing to attend any municipal meeting seeks special accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact Colin Loiselle at 978-743-5339 or email [email protected]. While every attempt will be made to provide reasonable accommodations, requests should be made with as much advance notice as possible. Please note some requests, specifically for communication access support, may require 2 week notice beyond the control of the Town.

 

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News & Updates

  • Volunteers Needed: Seeking a qualified resident to serve on the Zoning Review Committee. Learn more here.