Public Hearing (Belle Fleur Holdings, LLC) – May 5, 2021 – Planning Board

Due to the current pandemic caused by COVID-19, there has been a suspension of certain provisions of the open meeting law G.L.C. 30A 18, as well as limitation on the size of gatherings. Please join the public hearing virtually from your computer, tablet, or, smartphone.
• Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87248407731
• Meeting ID: 872 4840 7731
• Phone Dial In: 1-301-715-8592

Pursuant to MGL, CH40A Sec. 9 the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at the Blandford Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008 virtually at 6:00pm on May 5, 2021. This hearing is scheduled under the following Zoning By-Laws of the Town of Blandford: Section IX – Site Plan Review and Special Permits and XV – Adult Use Marijuana Establishments of the Zoning By-Laws of the Town of Blandford to consider the application for a request for a Site Plan Review and Special Permit for the Belle Fleur Holdings, LLC, Marijuana Cultivation Project, located at 138 Otis Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008.

The applicants propose to install a marijuana cultivation establishment on 36.5 acres, that is currently zoned as Agricultural and Undeveloped with proposed access from Otis Stage Road.

The completed application and plans are available for public inspection on Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sy8an1xesznixmh/AACp_GKgKHNPp-zo90DJsAlYa?dl=0

You may also make an appointment to view a hard copy of these forms at the Town Hall by emailing the Planning Board Chair at [email protected].

Any person interested or wishing to be heard should join the virtual meeting as outlined above or email the chair at: [email protected]. Please submit comments, in writing, to the Blandford Planning Board at 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008.

Michael Hutchins, Chairman
Blandford Planning Board

Public Hearing – May 5, 2021 – Planning Board

Due to the current pandemic caused by COVID-19, there has been a suspension of certain provisions of the open meeting law G.L.C. 30A 18, as well as limitation on the size of gatherings. Please join the public hearing virtually from your computer, tablet, or, smartphone.
• Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87248407731
• Meeting ID: 872 4840 7731
• Phone Dial In: 1-301-715-8592

In accordance with Chapter 40A, Section 9 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Blandford Planning Board is looking to adopt Rules and Regulations governing the organization and conduct of the Planning Board and the governing review and action on Site Plan Review, and Special Permit Applications. These Rules and Regulations can be reviewed here or hard copies may be obtained in the Town Hall.

Hearing will be scheduled on May 5, 2021 during the Planning Board meeting scheduled to begin at 6:00pm. Agenda for this meeting includes the regular meeting, a hearing on Belle Fleur Holdings, LLC, and this hearing, which will begin immediately following the Belle Fleur hearing.

Any person interested or wishing to be heard should join the virtual meeting as outlined above or email the chair at: [email protected]. Please submit comments, in writing, to the Blandford Planning Board at 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008.

Michael Hutchins, Chairman
Blandford Planning Board

Public Hearing – January 21, 2021 – Planning Board

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Pursuant to MGL., CH. 40A, Sec. 11 the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at the Blandford Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008, virtually at 7:00 PM on January 21, 2021, at the Selectmen’s Office to present zoning bylaw amendments. Full articles and changes are available for review on the town web site here, at the Blandford Post Office and Town Hall.

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Public Hearing – June 17, 2020 – Zoning By-law Changes

COVID-19: At the time of posting we anticipate that the hearing will proceed with social distancing and face covering required. This is subject to change as required. Please check our website: townofblandford.com for COVID-19 safety protocol changes.

Pursuant to MGL., CH. 40A, Sec. 11 the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at the Blandford Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008, on June 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM to present Zoning By-law Changes:

Article 21: To see if the Town will vote to amend Zoning By-law Section IV: PROVISIONS FOR DISTRICTS, Sub-Section 4.2: BUSINESS DISTRICT, Sub-Section 4.2.1; Sub-Section 4.2.1.9, by deleting:

Any additional use, which is not specifically prohibited or already requires a Special Permit from another Board, for which the Board of Selectmen may grant permission.

as contained therein and inserting in place thereof the following:

Any additional use, which is not specifically prohibited or already requires a Special Permit from another Board, for which the Zoning Board of Appeals may grant permission.

in accordance herewith, or take any other relative action thereto.
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REVIEW THE FULL LIST OF CHANGES HERE →