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AGENDA: Cape Cod Commission

Note: The meeting will be held virtually, with members of the Cape Cod Commission participating remotely, pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, An Act Relative to Extending Certain Covid-19 Measures Adopted During the State of Emergency. 

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1. Roll Cal
2. Public Comment 
3. Review and approval of prior meeting minutes: 1/27/22 & 2/24/22 
4. Executive Director’s Report ─ Kristy Senatori will report on any recent staff activities. 
5. Announcement of Nominating Committee – The Chair will appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of three Commission members whose charge will be to select a slate of candidates of officers (Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary) for the Cape Cod Commission for a term from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 for the Commission’s consideration and vote at a future meeting. 
6. Eastham District of Planning Concern (“DCPC”): The Cape Cod Commission will hold a public hearing, take testimony and may vote to consider, pursuant to Sections 10 and 11 of the Cape Cod Commission Act, whether proposed amendments to the Implementing Regulations for the Eastham DCPC, known as the Eastham Corridor Special District (“ECSD”), are consistent with the Guidelines for the District as outlined in the Assembly of Delegates designation Ordinance 17-12, dated November 1, 2017.
The original implementing regulations were adopted on May 7, 2018 at Eastham Town Meeting. The proposed amendments regarding outdoor dining would provide a streamlined regulatory process for local restaurants to retain/add an Outdoor Dining Area as an accessory use to their principal business.

Amendments include changes to the following sections of the implementing regulations: 

• Section Uses Table-Amendment proposes to add “Outdoor Dining Service Area” as an allowed accessory use in the Core Commercial, Trade Park, Transition Commercial, Office residential and Limited Commercial sub-districts; and add Two-Family/Duplex dwelling as an allowed principal use within the Transition Commercial sub-district.  

• Section section-Amendment proposes to exempt Accessory Outdoor Dining Areas from certain subsections of the Eastham Corridor Special District Use Regulations. 

• A map of the Eastham DCPC, its boundaries and the proposed amendments are available as meeting materials at the link listed above and at Eastham Town Hall, Planning Department, 2500 State Highway, Eastham, MA.  

7. New Business: Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair more than 48 hours before the meeting. 
8. Adjourn 

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