Regulatory Update – November 2014



Barnstable Municipal Airport – Master Plan

Town of Barnstable

STATUS: Development Agreement application filed 7/28/14.

Bourne Solar Project

53 MacArthur Boulevard, Bourne

Fiddlers Green Limited Partnership

DESCRIPTION: Proposed 7.85-acre, 2-MW solar field accessed via a 10-foot-wide, 2000-foot-long gravel drive extending from MacArthur Boulevard.

STATUS: Hearing held 8/13/14. Commission subcommittee approved Scoping decision 9/4/14. Subcommittee recommended decision for adoption 10/2/14.Approved by Commission with conditions on 10/16/14.


Elm Arch Inn

26 Elm Arch Way, Falmouth

DESCRIPTION: Proposed demolition of all existing site structures, including the Elm Arch Inn, and construction of a six-unit residential condominium development with associated appurtenances and amenities.

STATUS: Discretionary DRI Referral received 7/22/14. Full Commission accepted as a Limited DRI 8/7/14. Project withdrawn from Falmouth Zoning & Planning Boards, acknowledged by Commission staff, 9/17/14. Full Commission advised of withdrawal 10/2/14

Mashpee CWMP

Town of Mashpee

Expanded Environmental Notification Form/Draft Environmental Impact Report.

DESCRIPTION: The Town of Mashpee’s Comprehensive Wastewater & Nitrogen Management Plan proposes a comprehensive wastewater and nitrogen management plan for the town, intended to achieve reductions in wastewater nitrogen loading and compliance with the overall TMDL’s for nitrogen loading to the town’s coastal embayments including to Popponesset and Waquoit Bays.

STATUS: Joint MEPA Hearing on Draft Environmental Impact Report held 8/26/14. DEIR certification by MEPA reported in Environmental Monitor 9/24/14. Project can proceed to Final EIR.

Springhill Suites

556 Main Street, Falmouth

DESCRIPTION: 110 room hotel in two buildings with an upper level connector. The floor area of the proposed buildings is 65,000 square feet.

STATUS: Application for Limited Review Scoping received. Awaiting further materials.


Falmouth Technology Park

Request to modify allowed uses approved by Committee on Planning & Regulations 10/30/14.



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