Planning Board Meeting

Town Hall, 308 Main Street, Veterans Memorial Hall, 2nd Floor, Sturbridge, MA 0156
Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 6:30pm

6:30 PM

Call to Order and Approval of the Minutes of June 22, 2021



6:31 PM

ANR – If Any



6:35 PM

Public Hearing – Adoption of Revised “Rules and Regulations of the Town of Sturbridge Planning Board”


The revised Rules and Regulations consist of renumbering and revision from its original numbering, as amended through September 12, 2017, to the text of the Rules and Regulations as set forth in the Final Draft of the Code of the Town of Sturbridge, dated March 19, 2021.



6:40 PM

Public Hearing - Special Permit – 178 Main Street – Dragonfly Ibis Sturbridge, LLC


The applicant requests a Special Permit to allow a reduction in the required off-street parking to satisfy the Town’s parking requirements in regards to the proposed redevelopment of three new tenant retail spaces within the commercial unit formerly occupied by JC Penny’s. Additionally the applicant proposes the replacement of the existing monument sign at the plaza main entry.


6:42 PM

Consideration of Right of First Refusal for property located at 355 Leadmine Road.



Town Planner Update

 Updates on Hearing Dates and MEPA comments for proposed warehouse projects in Charlton
 Updates on MEPA Comments Noble Energy 195-201A Charlton Road


Next Meeting Dates




Old/New Business





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