Zoning Board Workshop Minutes – 8/28/19


Present: Jan Galloway-Leclerc, Vice-Chair Myra Mansouri, Clerk Judy Trow, Tom Murray, Don Sellarole, Ernie Vose.


The purpose of the meeting was to go over every warrant article that pertained to a zoning ordinance and was approved by the Townspeople at a Town Meeting in March since 1968 when the first zoning ordinances were adopted. Those articles were to be added to the Walpole Zoning Ordinances document. All but two articles were added.


Two not found:


Town Warrant 1991

Article 2: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Walpole Zoning Ordinance and Map by extending the Boundaries at the Commercial District (Article VI, Section F) to include:


That portion of the property designated on the Walpole Tax Maps as Map12, Lot 11, which lies within 750 feet of the western edge of the New Hampshire Route 12 right-of-way, and located more or less directly across said highway from the North Meadow Plaza so called.” To be voted on by ballot.  (By Petition.


Results in Town Report 1992

By Ballot     Yes  432     No 149      Article Passed.


Town Warrant 1996


Article 3: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning Ordinances by adding the following new section:


Sewage Sludge and Septage

1. No person shall store or apply any sewage sludge or septage on any land in the Town without a permit from the Walpole Planning Board.


2. Any permit granted under this section shall require a Site Plan Review, which shall include, but not be limited to, the notification and public hearing requirements of the Walpole Zoning Ordinances.


3. The Planning Board shall prepare Guidelines for the storage or application of sewage sludge or septage within the Town of Walpole and shall make them available to any applicant upon request. Failure to follow the Guidelines may constitute sufficient cause for the Planning Board to deny an application request for a permit.



(The Planning Board DOES NOT RECOMMEND this article.)


Article 3 PASSED       Yes 359         NO 298


The meeting adjourned at 8:45 pm.


Respectfully submitted,

Marilou Blaine


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