Category Archives: Local Comprehensive Plan

Planning Board to Host Regional Policy Plan Presentation/Discussion

The Dennis Planning Board will host a presentation and discussion of the Cape Cod Commission Regional Policy Plan Update on Monday, October 29th at 5 pm in the Stone Hearing Room, Lower Level, Dennis Town Hall. The public is invited to attend and participate in this discussion.

The Regional Policy Plan is updated every five years and sets regional guidance regarding the future of Cape Cod. It provides a basis for many development and land preservation decisions.

The Draft Regional Policy Plan can be found here.

Regional Policy Plan Public Meetings to Take Place in October – Cape Cod Commission Reporter

Regional Policy Plan Public Meetings to Take Place in October

The Cape Cod Commission has released the draft Regional Policy Plan (RPP) Update for a 60 day public review and comment period.

The RPP is a requirement of the Commission Act and is intended to provide a coherent set of goals, policies, and standards to guide planning and development on Cape Cod. Updates to the plan are required every five years.

The Draft Plan can be found here.

Planning Survey – Take 2

It helps if, when you copy an old survey to reuse the questions, you set a survey closure date that is in the future and not the past.

Every couple years we update information important to the local planning process. The questions here cover a broad spectrum of information and supports our open space, recreation, housing and economic development discussions. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey and share it with your friends who have connections to Dennis.

Please click the link to go to the survey:

Take the Survey Here

Dennis Affordable Housing Production Plan

The Dennis Planning Board will hold a Public Forum on the Affordable Housing Production Plan on Monday, March 20th At 6:30 pm in the Stone Hearing Room. The purpose of the forum is to receive public comments before the plan is finalized. Our consultant has worked for the past several months with the Housing Trust and Planning Staff to update the report.

The Affordable Housing Production Plan can be found at the following link:

Dennis Affordable Housing Production Plan 2017

Massachusetts Municipal Association – MMA letter to Senate argues that zoning bill would override local rules and grant unprecedented by-right powers to developers