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About 150 respond to county’s comp plan survey

The Gloucester Planning Commission has received about 150 responses from residents offering recommendations for priorities to the county’s Comprehensive Plan which is now being revised.

Residents had until Nov. 6 to respond to the online survey which asked opinions on transportation issues, the environment and a number of other aspects of life in Gloucester. Planner Sean McNash said the office staff will process the responses and report to the commission, which has scheduled a public hearing on the revised comp plan at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the colonial courthouse.

A comprehensive plan is a document designed to guide the future actions of the community. It is used as the basis for land use regulations, such as the county’s subdivision and zoning ordinances.

McNash said that chapters of the current plan have been consolidated, trimming a lot of words and a number of total pages from the guide, which is intended to serve Gloucester for 20 years or more. State law ...

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