MBTA Communities Overlay District Information
Background Documents and Resources
Planning Process and Prior Meetings
March 22, 2022 - Former Director of Planning and Zoning, Lauren Lind, presented an overview of the draft regulations to the Select Board, Town Manager Chris Senior, and members of the public.
November 29th, 2022 - Former Director of Planning and Zoning, Lauren Lind, gave a presentation to the Select Board and members of the public, summarizing Affordable Housing, including Affordable Housing in Cohasset, and how that relates to the MBTA Community Guidelines. This presentation included three proposed sites for the overlay, for discussion purposes only.
January 10th, 2023- Former Director of Planning and Zoning, Lauren Lind, provided a plan for Interim Compliance to the Select Board at the January 10th, 2023 meeting. Cohasset was able to achieve Interim Compliance by the end of January 2023 and remains in compliance until the December 31st, 2024 deadline for full compliance.
November 8th, 2023- The Zoning Bylaw Committee (ZBC) has been working with a consultant, Utile, provided through technical assistance funding from Mass Housing Partnership (MHP). At the November 8th, 2023 ZBC meeting, Utile gave a presentation with draft overlay districts to ZBC members and members of the public.