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Route 6 Safety and Shoulder Design, Listening Sessions and Comment Period

The Cape Cod Commission will be holding two public meetings to discuss safety benefits and potential impact of adding paved shoulders and extending acceleration and deceleration lanes. We want to hear what residents and users of Route 6 think.

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Item Last Updated December 11, 2018

 

SURVEY: Community Resiliency By Design, East Hyannis Planning Area

The Cape Cod Commission and Town of Barnstable are looking at acceptable alternatives to this traditional development patterns. As part of a broad community engagement effort, the Commission created an online visual preference survey to gauge local preferences for building forms, scale, height and styles.

This survey is part of the Commission’s Community Resiliency by Design Project, which looks at how to meet market demand for smaller, more affordable housing units in areas supported by infrastructure and neighborhood services.

The Commission contracted with the award-winning design team of Union Studio to develop model residential designs to meet regional housing needs that are sensitive to community character and natural resources.

The survey is available at www.capecodcommission.org/survey

For more information, please visit the project page at www.capecodcommission.org/crbd

Item Last Updated December 6, 2018

 

Comment period extended to 01/13/2019 for Draft Technical Bulletins

The Cape Cod Commission voted to release drafts of the fourteen Technical Bulletins to the draft 2018 Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan (RPP) for public review and comment period at its November 29, 2018 meeting. At its December 13, 2018 meeting, the Commission unanimously voted to extend the timeframe for comment to January 13, 2019.

The public is invited to comment on the draft Technical Bulletins for the 14 corresponding goals of the 2018 Draft Regional Policy Plan in the issue areas of Capital Facilities and Infrastructure, Coastal Resiliency, Community Design, Cultural Heritage, Economy, Energy, Housing, Ocean Resources, Open Space, Transportation, Waste Management, Water Resources, Wetlands, and Wildlife and Plant Habitat. The bulletins provide the methods and guidance to achieve the goals and objectives defined by the draft RPP. Please visit capecodcommission.org/rppupdate to access the documents.

Written comments will be taken through January 13, 2019 and may be delivered via mail, in person at the Commission offices, or e-mail.

Email:
2018techbulletins@capecodcommission.org


Mailing Address:
Technical Bulletins to the Draft Cape Cod RPP
PO Box 226
Barnstable, MA 02630-0226

Office Address:
3225 Main Street
Barnstable Village, MA 02630
More information on the draft 2018 Regional Policy Plan visit capecodcommission.org/rppupdate

Item Last Updated December 17, 2018

 

OP-ED: Cape Cod Communities Increase Momentum to Improve Water Quality

This is an exciting time to be working to improve water quality on Cape Cod. The strong partnership between local communities, the Cape Cod Commission, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is showing real progress.

Read the entire Op-Ed by By Alexandra Dunn, U.S. EPA, New England Region and Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, Massachusetts DEP.

Item Last Updated October 24, 2018

 

Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant

Restore America’s Estuaries awarded a $400,000 Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Watershed Grant to the Cape Cod Commission and its partners, the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, Center for Coastal Studies, UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Read full press release here: Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant

Item Last Updated September 25, 2018

 

Draft Regional Policy Plan released for 60-day comment period

The Cape Cod Commission voted to release a draft of the Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan for a 60-day public review and comment period at its September 20 meeting. Members of the public are invited to review the document and provide comments.

The public is invited to attend three upcoming Subregional Public Hearings scheduled across the region to comment on the draft.

Regional Policy Plan Subregional Public Hearings

  • October 11, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Sandwich Town Hall
  • October 17, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Truro Public Library
  • October 24, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors, West Yarmouth

Written comments will be taken through November 19, 2018 and may be delivered via mail, in person at the Commission offices, or e-mail at rpp2018@capecodcommission.org:

Mailing Address:

Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan
PO Box 226
Barnstable, MA 02630-0226

Office:

3225 Main Street
Barnstable Village, MA 02630
More information available at capecodcommission.org/rppupdate

Item Last Updated September 21, 2018

 

Commission part of $1.2 Million Blue Economy Project

The Cape Cod Commission is partnering with the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD), to strengthen the Marine Science and Technology cluster on the Cape and the South Coast.

Item Last Updated September 17, 2018

 

Enabling Regulations - Fee Schedule Revised

The fee schedule for the Cape Cod Commission's CHAPTER A: Enabling Regulations Governing Review of Developments of Regional Impact has been revised, effective July 1, 2017.

Item Last Updated June 30, 2017

 

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