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Public Hearings - Zoning Ordinance Amendments - August 23, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF RICHMOND, R.I.

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE

 

The Richmond Town Council will conduct public hearings on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. at the Richmond Town Hall, 5 Richmond Townhouse Road, on proposed amendments to Ch. 18.12, Ch. 18.20, and Ch. 18.53 of the Richmond Zoning Ordinance. 

  • The amendments to Ch. 18.12, “Districts and Maps,” would remove references to the Planned Unit Development Overlay District, which has been repealed. 
  • The amendments to Ch. 18.20, “Dimensional Regulations,” would add dimensional regulations for structures that are accessory to two-family houses and delete outdated cross-references.
  • The amendments to Ch. 18.53, “Communication Towers, Antennas, and Accessory Structures,” would delete redundant and outdated text and require advisory development plan review by the Planning Board for all special use permit applications.  

The public hearings will take place during a meeting remotely broadcast on Zoom. The electronic link to the meeting is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88035088234. The link also is available in the open meetings database on the R.I. Secretary of State's website and on the Town of Richmond website, http://www.richmondri.com. Those without access to video observation platforms may call in to listen to this public hearing by using the call-in phone number provided below. To speak during the public hearing, press *9 to raise your hand.

JOIN VIA COMPUTER OR MOBILE APP:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84842946551                         JOIN VIA PHONE:  DIAL:   1-646-558-8656 or TOLL FREE AT 833-548-0276.  WHEN PROMPTED, ENTER MEETING ID: 848 4294 6551. PRESS # AGAIN TO JOIN THE MEETING.

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard on the proposed amendments at the public hearings. A proposed amendment may be altered or amended during the public hearing, without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing. Any such alteration or amendment will be presented for comment during the public hearing. 

Interested parties may examine or obtain a copy of the proposed amendments at the Town Clerk's Office, Richmond Town Hall, 5 Richmond Townhouse Road, Richmond, R.I., between 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. 

Any person with sensory impairments who will require auxiliary aid during the public hearing must notify the Town Clerk at least 48 hours before the hearing by calling (401) 539-9000, ext. 9. 

BY ORDER OF THE RICHMOND TOWN COUNCIL

Erin F. Liese, CMC

Town Clerk

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