over-55-zoning

SHOPC lacks quorum: Volunteer needed to help with housing opportunities – like the over 55 bylaw

February 13, 2018 03:58:09 PM
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The Town committee charged with promoting and facilitating affordable housing has been unable to meet this winter. And that won’t change until they get at least one more volunteer.

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ZBA continues hearing on development at Southville and Parkerville; project highlights zoning loopholes (Updated)

February 25, 2016 03:38:57 PM
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To the dismay of southside residents, long-neglected Town zoning codes may allow a high density development without the intended upsides.

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Hearings on Solar & Over 55 housing bylaws; Discussion on Flagg Road safety; and 9/11 Field and Burnett House updates you may have missed

February 10, 2016 11:20:28 AM
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I just discovered that two recent stories didn’t show up under “News” stories headings. That means some of you who follow News or Government News on the blog likely missed them. And there’s an update on tomorrow night’s Planning Board meeting.

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Planning Board hearings: Changes to Over 55 & solar zoning – Feb 8; St. Mark’s Solar – Feb 22

February 2, 2016 03:43:10 AM
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Upcoming hearings cover a controversial solar installation and changes to Solar and Over 55 development bylaws.

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Reminder: Senior housing needs forum Wednesday morning (not just for seniors)

September 4, 2015 04:00:04 PM

SHOPC (Southborough Housing Opportunity Partnership Committee) and the Planning Board are holding a public forum to investigate residents’ needs for senior housing.

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Senior housing needs forum – September 23

August 7, 2015 11:15:00 AM
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The Town of Southborough is inviting its senior residents to tell them about their housing needs.

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ZBA approves Stonebrook 55+ development, deferring most detail to Planning Board

August 30, 2013 01:55:38 PM

The Zoning Board of Appeals, lawyers, and residents argued on Wednesday about ZBA’s authority to make a decision over permitting a private company to build a 55+ development. Zoning bylaws were alternately described as “clear” and “clear as mud”. The ZBA approved the Stonebrook development plans with caveats.

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MWDN: Southborough senior housing project on hold

June 7, 2012 11:50:36 AM

Stonebrook Village is a development that can’t seem to get off the ground. First proposed as a 15-unit 40B affordable housing development off Oregon Road in 2008, the project got approval from the Zoning Board of Appeals in September 2010. But last August, Southborough developer William Depietri scrapped plans for the 40B saying he wanted to build an over-55 community on the property instead.

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