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HEARING NOTICE: West Harwich District of Critical Planning Concern


November 14, 2019

The Cape Cod Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the East Wing Conference Room, 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA, 02630. This is a continued hearing from Tuesday, October 22, 2019 which was held at the Harwich Town Hall to consider a District of Critical Planning Concern (DCPC) designation in the Town of Harwich proposed pursuant to Sections 10 and 11 of the Cape Cod Commission Act.

The area of the proposed designation is known as the West Harwich District of Critical Planning Concern. The nominated district consists of approximately 43 acres of land located entirely within the Town of Harwich, Village of West Harwich, and contains those parcels in the existing Commercial Highway (CH-1) zoning district with frontage along State Highway/ Route 28 from the Dennis/Harwich town line (Division Street) to just west of the Herring River, with the exception of certain portions of parcels located at 93 Route 28, 97 Route 28, and 156 Riverside Drive that fall outside of said CH-1 district.

Anyone wishing to testify orally will be welcome to do so. Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing, or delivered or mailed to the Cape Cod Commission, P.O. Box 226, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 for receipt on or before the date of the hearing and until the hearing on the Project is closed. Project plans and other relevant documents are available for the public to review at: and are also available at the Cape Cod Commission office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Commission office at (508) 362-3828.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Please contact the Cape Cod Commission at (508)362-3828 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting;  

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DRAFT Harwich DCPC designation decision 11-12-2019

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