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An Introduction to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Planning System

An essay for ENVS459 Implementing and Managing Change.  It discusses the main features of the planning system in Massachusetts. The essay received an 86, a high distinction. 3,863 more words

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Right To Know Requests Post#3

I emailed Right-to-Know requests to West Penn Township Thursday, August 17, 2017 to request copies of any permits issued to this property (even though I was told there were none). 57 more words


Bill Anders, zoning officer, states "Perm not needed for building"!! - Post#2

Well, now I see why the township never replied to my 3 complaints. I just found a copy of the 9/15/16 reply that the secretary gave me when I went in October . 142 more words


HALA Update and Timeline

Mayor Ed Murray’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, or HALA, has been bulldozing its way through City Hall.  HALA allows developers to build more by changing the zoning, and in exchange developers are required to include affordable units in their buildings or pay an in lieu fee to have those affordable units built somewhere else (my money is on the latter). 1,086 more words


We Did It!

…well sorta.

The first and gigantic step to zoning approval to begin our farm stay dream was approved by the board of supervisors here in Giles County.   52 more words