Land Use

Center School Re-Use Second Public Forum 6/13/18

Center School Re-Use Second Public Forum 6/13/18

The Center School Re-Use Advisory Team (“CSRAT”) will be holding its second Public Forum on the potential future uses for the Center School Property. The Forum will be on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 7 PM at HCAM Studios, located on the basement level of […]

Recap of eHop’s Spotlight Forum on Town Growth & Development

Recap of eHop’s Spotlight Forum on Town Growth & Development

On March 22, 2018 eHop hosted a public forum on Town Growth and Development attended by a standing room only crowd.  The forum provided a high-level snapshot of Hopkinton’s dramatic population growth, the impact on our budget and services, and information on how residents can […]

How to Stay Informed & Engaged with Town Government

How to Stay Informed & Engaged with Town Government

Who Shapes Land Use and Development Mass General Laws: Wetlands Protection Act Subdivision Control Community Preservation Act Open Space Preservation Fund Annual Town Election – Vote on: Selectmen Planning Board School Committee Annual Town Meeting – Vote on: General Bylaw changes Zoning Bylaw changes Usage […]

Town Growth & Development Forum Resources

Town Growth & Development Forum Resources

Hopkinton Master Documents: Hopkinton Master Plan Open Space & Recreation Plan Town Bylaws Town Zoning Bylaws Town Charter Town Annual Reports About Boards and Committees that Shape Land Use: Check out the eHop “Did You Know?” series for information on Town boards and committees, including: […]

Preview of eHop Spotlight on Town Growth & Development

Preview of eHop Spotlight on Town Growth & Development

New Date: Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 PM Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St. Join us for a public forum on Town Growth and Development on Thursday 3/22. The forum will provide a unique opportunity for residents and town leaders to listen […]

Planning Board – Did You Know?

Planning Board – Did You Know?

The Planning Board consists of nine members, elected for five-year terms on a rotating basis. The Board typically meets every second and fourth Monday of the month. The board may choose to schedule site walks as needed, typically on Saturday mornings. Check the town calendar […]

Zoning Advisory Committee – Did You Know?

Zoning Advisory Committee – Did You Know?

The Zoning Advisory Committee is appointed by the Planning Board every year, typically in September. Members serve one year terms expiring August 31 of the year after they are appointed. The town usually posts an announcement about upcoming openings in September on the HopNotices board. […]

Design Review Board – Did You Know?

Design Review Board – Did You Know?

The Design Review Board is appointed by the Planning Board with terms expiring annually on July 31. Members consist of the following: (1) Chairman of the Planning Board or his/her designee. (2) One person qualified by training and experience in the fine arts or landscape […]