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Gloucester planners to meet tonight

The Gloucester Planning Commission will finish its discussion on the platting requirements code amendment at its September meeting tonight and is expected to hold public hearings on both the family transfers and platting requirements code amendments in October.

The Thursday meeting will be held in the T.C. Walker Educational Center Auditorium, starting at 7 o’clock.

Staff would like the planners to consider a few things for discussion on the platting requirements code amendment.

One issue to be discussed is the 10+ acre lots. Since these lots are not required to be shown in their entirety, staff is “concerned that, in not showing the lots and their features, there may be an instance where the remainder is ‘unbuildable’—which would go against the subdivision ordinance’s purpose,” according to staff documents. Another issue to be discussed is how staff can determine “when it is clear that there is adequate buildable area on a lot.”

Staff would also like the planning commissi...

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