Seal of the Town of Huntington

This is an unofficial version. For the official version, please see the Town Clerk.
Current as of April, 2009

3.00  PLANNING BOARD PROCEDURES

Regular meetings of the Board are held on dates and times posted in Town Hall. Except for executive sessions as provided for in MGL Ch.39, §32-A, meetings of the Board shall be open to the public.

3.01  Procedure for Requesting a Meeting With The Board

Any person desiring to meet with the Board may do so by appointment, obtained by notifying the Chairman or the Secretary of the Board. Such notice shall contain the name and address of the person and a brief outline of the nature of the business to be discussed with the Board.

3.02  Rules of Conduct for Public Hearings

Any person attending an advertised public hearing conducted by the Board may address the Board at the pleasure of the Chairman without prior notice and in so doing shall state his or her name, address, and person represented, if any.

3.03  Rules of Conduct for Meetings

Meetings of the Board shall be conducted by the Chairman, or, in the absence of the Chairman, by the Vice Chairman. A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum, but less than a majority may vote to adjourn, in which case the Chairman shall reschedule a meeting as soon as practicable. All other action of the Board at a meeting shall require a majority vote of all the members present.

3.04  Records of Actions of the Board

The records of the Board shall be kept as set forth in MGL Ch. 39, §23-A, and may contain such other matters as the Board may deem appropriate.

3.05  Amendments

These Rules and Regulations or any portion thereof may be amended from time to time in accordance with §81-Q of the Subdivision Control Law.

3.06  Validity

The invalidity of any section, paragraph, clause or provision of these Rules and Regulations shall not invalidate any other section, paragraph, clause or provision therein.

3.07  Coordination with Municipal Departments and Other Agencies

In the Town of Huntington, certain services are provided to subdivisions under the jurisdiction of various Town boards. Compliance with the applicable regulations and requirements of these boards shall be required before a plan is approved by the Planning Board, and certification of performance relative to the proper construction and installation of respective utilities shall be required before the performance guarantee can be reduced or released.