Rezoning Presentation

At the Monday, March 28, 2022 Millbury Planning Board Meeting, a detailed presentation for the “Rezoning To Suburban II A Portion Of Residential I North Of Rice Road” was presented. The Millbury Planning Board members asked a series of questions and provided their input. The Millbury’s Code Enforcement Officer (the Building Inspector) spoke about his… Continue reading Rezoning Presentation

Mark Your Calendar: March 29, 2022

The Charter Review Committee will be holding a pubic hearing on their Town Warrant Article to change the Millbury Planning Board from an elected board to an appointed board (appointed by the Town Manager) at the Board of Selectmen‘s Meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Millbury Town Hall at 127… Continue reading Mark Your Calendar: March 29, 2022

Mark Your Calendar: March 28, 2022

Please mark your calendar for Monday, March 28, 2022, at 7:15 PM, the Millbury Planning Board will be holding a public hearing on one of the citizen’s petitions for the “Rezoning To Suburban II A Portion Of Residential I North Of Rice Road”. All neighborhood residents should attend in person, if possible, and if not,… Continue reading Mark Your Calendar: March 28, 2022

Millbury’s Subsidized Housing Inventory

The Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI) is used to measure a community’s stock of low- or moderate-income housing for the purposes of M.G.L. Chapter 40B, the Comprehensive Permit Law. While housing developed under Chapter 40B is eligible for inclusion on the inventory, many other types of housing also qualify to count toward a community’s affordable housing… Continue reading Millbury’s Subsidized Housing Inventory

No Appeal Of Project Denial

The deadline to file an appeal of the denial of the multifamily special permit and site plan review for the proposed Rice Pond Village project, which was proposed to have 46-residential units on the 15.4822± acres of land, passed on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. The Millbury Planning Board‘s denial decision was a sound and defensible… Continue reading No Appeal Of Project Denial

Multi-Family Moratorium Petition Submitted

On Friday, March 4, 2022, a citizen’s petition was submitted to the Town of Millbury’s Town Clerk to “Enact A Building Moratorium On Multi-Family Dwellings”. The general purpose is to simply press “pause” while the Town of Millbury upgrades all of its regulatory requirements to properly address responsible and harmonious development of multi-family dwellings, such… Continue reading Multi-Family Moratorium Petition Submitted

Don’t Prioritize Affordable Housing Over Public Safety

On February 14, 2022, Valentine’s Day, the developers, Steven F. Venincasa and James M. Venincasa, doing business this time around as Whitney Street Home Builders, LLC, were not feeling the love from the Millbury Planning Board when with a simple majority vote (as required) denied the special permit application and site plan review for a… Continue reading Don’t Prioritize Affordable Housing Over Public Safety