Notice Of Public Hearing – Amendment to Bennington Town Plan and Land Use & Development Regulations

BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

AMENDMENT TO BENNINGTON TOWN PLAN
AND LAND USE & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS

The Bennington Select Board will conduct Public Hearings on May 9, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. and on May 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the Town of Bennington Fire Facility, 3rd Floor, 130 River Street, Bennington, Vermont, to consider an amendment to the Bennington Town Plan and the Bennington Land Use & Development Regulations (LUDR).

A. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
The purpose of the amendment is to modify zoning requirements applicable to a portion of the former Southern Vermont College Campus to allow and encourage appropriate development and re-development of the property. The proposed amendment will expand the Institutional/Professional District to include a portion of the former Southern Vermont Campus. The bylaw amendment includes protections that will ensure all development and re-development do not negatively impact historic and scenic resources.

B. AREA COVERED
The proposed amendment impacts the portion of the former Southern Vermont College Campus that is not located within the Forest District.

C. SECTIONS OF PROPOSED AMENDEMENT
Table 2.8 – Institutional & Professional District – of the LUDR and Land Use Maps of the Town Plan and Zoning Maps of the Land Use & Development Regulations.

D. WHERE THE FULL AMENDMENT MAY BE EXAMINED:
Copies of the proposed amendment, and accompanying reports, are available for examination at the Bennington Town Office at 205 South Street, in Bennington, Vermont.

Jeanie Jenkins, Chairperson, Town of Bennington Select Board

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