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Needham Planning Board, 4/4/23

New life is being injected into the plans for the old Avery Crossings site, and the proponents are asking for more time. While this led off the Planning Board meeting, the bulk of the time was spent exploring where environmentalism, activism and Planning and Zoning regulations intersect. Big changes may be on the horizon for Town Meeting this fall and next spring. The meeting is available for viewing in the window below:


1) Extension Request: 100-100 West Street
WELL LCB Needham Landlord LLC, c/o LCB Senior Living, Petitioner
Regarding redevelopment of the property to include an 83 unit Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s/Memory Care facility and 72 Independent Living Apartments.

2) Correspondence

3) Public Hearing: 920 South Street
Brian Connaughton, Petitioner
Creation of 920 South Street Definitive Subdivision
Scenic Road Act and Public Shade Tree Act
continued from 12/19/22, 2/7/23 and 3/28/23

4) Revise temporary outdoor seating/outdoor display policy to extend applicability date to April 1, 2024 or another later date deemed appropriate by the Board.

5) Discussion with CAPC Chair Stephen Frail on climate smart zoning reform.

6) Report from Planning Diretor and Board Members

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