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Buckland bylaw hearing set for Tuesday

BUCKLAND — The Planning Board will hold a public hearing Tuesday , at 7 p.m. at the Mohawk Trail Regional High School cafeteria to discuss proposed revisions to the town’s zoning bylaws.

These changes include:

∎ Adding a new section on “Small Wind Energy Facility Bylaw” which would allow, by special permit only, small wind energy facilities of up to 120 feet tall, generating no more than 250 kilowatts in the Rural Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Historic Industrial zoning districts.

∎ Prohibiting large wind energy facilities with a height greater than 120 feet or generating more than 250 kW in all districts.

∎ Site Plan Review would be required for all small wind energy facilities except for roof mounted systems that do not exceed 8 feet in height and do not exceed maximum building height requirements.

The complete text of proposed Zoning Bylaws revisions is on file with Town Clerk Janice Purington in the Buckland Town Hall and may be viewed during her regular business hours.

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