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Joint Planning Board/ Planning, Licenses and Development Committee

The Planning, Licenses and Development Committee and the Planning Board shall hold a joint legislative workshop, with public notice when proposed amendments to the City’s Zoning Map or Ordinance are received by the City Council. The intent of these workshops is to: prepare information for the Council, provide an opportunity for the applicant and the public to discuss the proposal in an informal fashion; and afford an opportunity for adjustment or modification of the proposal prior to the scheduling of a formal public hearing before the City Council.

 

Further Information

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Staff Liaison

Rhett W. Lamb: 603-352-5440

Schedule

Meetings are generally held the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers, Keene City Hall.

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Minutes are posted after they have been adopted by the public body.  If you do not see the set of minutes you need on the website, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.

UPCOMING PUBLIC WORKSHOP:

Social Service / Congregate Living Ordinances - O-2019-13 & O-2019-14: The Joint Committee will hold a public workshop on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers, second floor, 3 Washington Street, Keene, NH to conduct a public workshop on O-2019-13 and O-2019-14, which propose changes to Chapter 102 – Zoning, Chapter 46 – Licenses and Permits, Chapter 18 – Building Regulations, and Appendix B – Fee Schedule of the City Code of Ordinances. The amendments proposed in these ordinances include the introduction of land uses categorized broadly as Social Service and Congregate Living uses as well as a conditional use permit and City operating license for some of these uses. 

The intent of the Public Workshop is to provide an opportunity for the applicant and the public to discuss the proposal in an informal fashion; and afford an opportunity for adjustment or modification of the proposed ordinance prior to a City Council Public Hearing.

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