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April 19, 2022
12:00 PM
PSAB - Charles River Room
500 Dedham Avenue

Needham, MA 02492
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Needham Housing Plan Working Group Meeting - Zoning Subgroup

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Needham Housing Plan Working Group Meeting

Zoning Subgroup


Tuesday April 19, 2022

12:00 p.m.


Charles River Room, Public Services Administration Building

500 Dedham Avenue, Needham, Massachusetts







  1. Update on the MBTA Communities DHCD draft guidelines as to zoning requirements for Needham.


  1. Hunting Ave rezoning.


  1. Review of results of the survey of Community Housing Workshop attendees and report on top 6 priorities.


  1. Review April 14 Housing Plan Working Group meeting and prepare for May Housing Plan Working Group meeting and review HPWG timeline for work through October and role of Zoning Subgroup in that work.


  1. Accessory Dwelling Units – review of proposed Wellesley Zoning By-law amendment.


  1. Group homes and other housing options for disabled adults.


  1. Minutes.




Packet materials:


  • Letter to Secretary, MA Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Re: Multi-Family Zoning Requirement for MBTA Communities from Needham Town Manager, dated March __, 2022;


  • Letter to Undersecretary, MA Department of Housing and Community Development Re: Comments to the Draft Compliance Guidelines for Multi-family Districts under Section 3A of the Zoning Act from Massachusetts Municipal Association/Massachusetts Municipal Law Association, dated March 28, and MMA/MMLA proposed revisions to Guidelines;



  • Town Clerk’s Record of Vote under Article 7 of the 2021 Annual Town Meeting (Citizen’s Petition/Amend Zoning By-Law – Map Change to Single Residence B Zoning District), which, if adopted, would have rezoned 23 parcels of land fronting on Hunting Road and Cheney Street, between Hunting Road and Rte 128, referred to the Planning Board, Select Board and Finance Committee for further study and report back to the Town Meeting at the 2022 Annual Town Meeting or sooner, as moved and voted by Town Meeting;


  • Results of Survey of March 24 Community Housing Workshop Attendees and staff report on top priorities;


  • Wellesley Town Meeting article to amend Zoning By-law to allow ADU’s;


  • Slide deck of March 2022 presentation by Jenn Scheck-Kahn of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (SEPAC);


  • HPWG timeline for work through October, 2022.


  • Draft minutes of March 22 HPWG Zoning Subgroup meeting.


Received & Posted with the Town Clerk's Office April 13, 2022 @ 3:38 PM

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