Land Use Committee

Meetings of the RTM Land Use Committee are open to the public.  The Land Use Committee typically meets in the Cone Room at Town Hall the Monday prior to a general RTM meeting.

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Committee Reports

The operational responsibilities of the Land Use Committee include:

  • Reviews all matters concerning land use and planning and zoningsubmitted for RTM approval.
  • Reviews operations of Planning & Zoning Commission and the Planning &Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Reviews operations of Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency.
  • Reviews operations of the Harbor Management Commission.
  • Reviews all items of municipal improvement status.
  • Reviews purchases, sales or leases of town real property. 
  • Reviews any updates of the town’s “Plan of Conservation and Development” and annual amendments.
  • Reviews all grants of easements.
  • Reviews all matters regarding condemnation and condemnation awards.
  • Reviews all gifts of real property to the town.
  • Studies and debates acceptance or abandonment of private roads by the town.
  • Reviews demolition or renovation or any change in use of town-owned property.

The budget responsibilities of the Land Use Committee include reviewing all appropriations and budgets for:

  • Planning & Zoning Commission, and Planning & Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency.
  • Conservation Commission. 
  • Historic District Commission.
  • Architectural Review Board. 
  • Condemnation Commission.
  • Flood and Erosion Control Board. 
  • Harbor Management Commission.