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March 14, 2012

Plaistow Town Results

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Add a new permitted use in paragraph B(1) Permitted Commercial uses as follows:

(k) Rooming and Boarding House

(Intent: To allow for Rooming and Boarding Houses in the Integrated Commercial Residential District.)

Yes: 508

No: 518

ZONING AMENDMENT

Article P-12-25: Are you in favor of the adoption of an amendment as proposed by the Planning Board to the Plaistow Zoning Ordinance, by modifying Article V, Establishment of Districts and District Regulations, § 220-32, District Objectives and land use controls, Table 220-32C, "CII" - Commercial II as follows:

Add a new permitted use in paragraph B, Permitted Uses, as follows:

10. Mixed commercial/residential uses where the work place or the residence must be owner occupied.

(Intent: To allow mixed uses in all of the Commercial II District with the restriction that either the commercial or the residential use must be owner occupied.)

Yes: 693

No: 359

ZONING AMENDMENT

Article P-12-26: Are you in favor of the adoption of an amendment as proposed by the Planning Board to the Plaistow Zoning Ordinance, Article III, General Provisions, §220-7., Letter A by removing it.

(Intent: To make Plaistow's Zoning conform to new State law that prohibits towns from mandating the merger of substandard lots.)

Yes: 747

No: 275

ZONING AMENDMENT

Article P-12-27: Are you in favor of the adoption of an amendment as proposed by the Planning Board to the Plaistow Zoning Ordinance, Article IX, signs, §220-58., All Districts, by adding a letter D. as follows:

All free standing signs are required to have a street address that includes the street name and number and that is a minimum of six inches for signs for commercial uses in the CI and ICR Districts and a minimum of three inches for signs for residential uses in all Districts. The space required for the address portion of the sign shall not be counted as part of the required sign size.

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