Regulatory Update | April 2022
This Regulatory Update provides a status on projects that are currently under review by the Cape Cod Commission. You may click on project titles to view further details and real-time status of each project. Visit www.capecodcommission.org/regulatory for a full overview of our Regulatory program and answers to frequently asked questions.
35 Scudder Residential Community (CCC File No. 20065)
35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis
The Commission acted favorably in February 2021 on a Notice of Intent (NOI) for a Development Agreement submitted by applicant LMC. The NOI is in relation to a proposal to redevelop the site of the Twin Brooks golf course with a new multifamily residential community that includes 312 rental homes in 13 buildings. The Cape Cod Commission deemed the applicant's Development Agreement Application complete. The subcommittee hearing on the Project opened on March 22, 2022 and a continued hearing was held April 12, 2022. A continued subcommittee hearing is scheduled for May 17, 2022.
Modification to Wilkens Campus Development Agreement (CCC File No. 02014)
Wilkens Lane, Hyannis
The Commission acted favorably in October 2020 on a Notice of Intent (NOI) submitted by applicants Cape Cod Healthcare and New England Development for a modification to a Development Agreement entered into by and between the Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Healthcare for property off Wilkens Lane in Hyannis. The Cape Cod Commission deemed the applicant's Development Agreement Application complete. The subcommittee hearing on the Project opened on March 1, 2022 and continued hearings were held March 8, 2022 and April 5, 2022. A continued subcommittee hearing is scheduled for May 10, 2022.
Horton’s Campground and North Truro Camping Area (CCC File No. 21010)
Old Dewline Road and South Highland Road, Truro
The Commission received a mandatory Development of Regional Impact (DRI) referral from the Town of Truro on August 23, 2021 for a proposed division of land totaling 38.64 acres in common ownership. A DRI Exemption application was submitted on November 12, 2021. During its February 10, 2022 meeting, the Commission’s Committee on Planning and Regulation held a hearing on the DRI Exemption and voted to direct staff to draft a Decision approving the DRI Exemption for recommendation to the full Cape Cod Commission. At the continued hearing before the full Commission on February 24, 2022, the Commission voted to approve the draft DRI Exemption Decision. The Exemption Decision was recorded with the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds on April 12, 2022.
New England Wind Connector (CCC File No. 22005)
The Commission received the Certificate of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs on the Project’s Final Environmental Impact Report on January 28, 2022. The Project, which will be reviewed as a Development of Regional Impact (DRI), proposes to deliver power generated by a large-scale renewable wind energy generation facility within the federally designated Wind Energy Area to the New England energy grid via offshore export cables from, and onshore underground cables to, a new substation in Barnstable and ultimately to an interconnection point at Eversource’s existing West Barnstable Substation. A staff hearing officer opened the DRI hearing period procedurally on March 14, 2022. A DRI Application has not yet been submitted and no substantive hearings have been scheduled.
Cape Cod Hospital – Cancer and Cardiology Expansion (CCC File No. 22003)
27 Park Street, Hyannis
The Commission received a mandatory Development of Regional Impact (DRI) referral from the Town of Barnstable on March 3, 2022 for a proposed redevelopment and expansion at Cape Cod Hospital, which includes the addition of four patient floors and site improvements, resulting in a net increase of 60,298 square feet of floor area. An application was submitted in advance of the referral. A subcommittee hearing has been scheduled for May 16, 2022.
Centerville Garden WCT (CCC File No. 22006)
36 Wequaquet Lane, Centerville and 1060 Falmouth Road, Hyannis
The Commission received a mandatory Development of Regional Impact (DRI) referral from the Town of Barnstable on February 22, 2022 for a proposed 110-foot monopole-style tower with collocation capacity for four service providers with associated equipment and infrastructure. An application was submitted on February 28, 2022. A staff hearing officer opened the DRI hearing period procedurally on April 22, 2022. No substantive hearings have been scheduled.