Ordinance Committee Public Hearings Text Size

Event takes place on May 14, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers



Public Hearing Notice


The Holyoke City Council Ordinance Committee and Planning Board, pursuant to G.L.c. 40A, s. 5, will hold public hearings on 5/14/19 to review the following two proposed City Council orders: 1:“Order that section corner lot – be amended to allow Corner lots to be erected and maintain a fence when such fence will have no impact on traffic, visibility, etc.” 2. “Ordered that the City of Holyoke amend Section 7.10.4 Marijuana Facilities, Permitted Districts, to reduce the distance requirement from any pre-existing public or private school providing education in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or any grades 1 through 12; measured from the lot lines of impacted properties to 200 feet for cultivation factories only as permissible under M.G.L. 94 g, section 5 (b)3.  All other marijuana functions would continue to require a 500 foot buffer.”

The Planning Board will meet at 5:30pm in Room 403 of the City Hall Annex, 20 Korean Veterans Plaza, and the Ordinance Committee will meet at 6:30pm in the City Hall Council Chambers, 536 Dwight St. For further information, please contact City Council Admin. Assistant Ryan Allen at (413)-322-5525 or


Ordinance Committee: Chair Linda Vacon

Planning Board: Chair, Pro tempore, Eileen Regan

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