TOWN OF SOUTH HERO
August 7, 2013 Meeting Minutes
Planning Commission Members Present: Todd Cox, Jonathan Shaw, George (Terry) Delano, Sandra Oâ€™Flaherty and Doug Patterson
Planning Commission Members Absent: None
Staff Present: Mitchel Cypes
Others Present: None
7:00PM: Call to order for the Planning Commission by Todd Cox.
7:00PM: A motion was made by Terry, seconded by Jonathon and approved unanimously to approve the Minutes for July 17, 2013.
7:01PM: SHIZAC Update; SHIZAC has data from the forum and is analyzing it. SHIZAC members are deciding whether they should proceed with a survey or have another forum. There were about 50 people attended the forum, which included 15 members of Town boards and some seasonal residents. The feedback received from most people, is that the forum went well.
7:15PM: Administrative Officerâ€™s Report:
- The Administrative Officer requested and received after a discussion confirmation of an interpretation of the Town Zoning regulation, specifically Sections 204 and 609, that incidental structures are not permitted within the 75-foot lake setback.
- The Administrative Officer discussed concerns raised by some residents about an event to be held at Camp Hochelaga and an interpretation of conformance to the Town zoning regulations.
- The Commission and Administrative Officer discussed the requirement of a building permit for interior renovation per Section 301A and the definition of Land Development. The Commission suggested that a clarification/modification to the regulations may be required.
- The Administrative Officer and the Commission discussed concerns and effects of the past procedure of denying and referring to either the Commission or Zoning Board of Adjustment building permit applications instead of deeming such applications as incomplete as is required in Section 301-B3.
8:04: The Hedbor decision was reviewed.
8:07: A motion was made by Terry, seconded by Sandra and approved unanimously to approve the Hedbor decision as written.
8:14: Terry discussed an application to the State Water and Wastewater division that the Planning Commission that the correspondences have been copied to the Planning Commission.
8:28: A motion was made by Terry, seconded by Jonathon and approved unanimously to adjourn the meeting.
Respectfully submitted by Mitchel Cypes, Administrative Officer.