Regulatory Update | May 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 continued hearings were held April 12, 2022 and May 17, 2022. The next continued hearing date is May 31, 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, April 5, 2022, and May 10, 2022. A procedural hearing was held on May 24, 2022. The next continued hearing date is June 7, 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 staff hearing officer opened the DRI hearing period procedurally on May 2, 2022. A substantive subcommittee hearing was held on May 16, 2022 and continued to June 13, 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. A substantive subcommittee hearing will be held June 9, 2022.