Notice is given pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 45-24-53 that a Public Hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers, 3275 Post Road, Warwick RI 02886 on October 16, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider the proposed ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance and the Official Zoning Map, as summarized below:
Applicants: Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless
Assessor's Plat: 332
Assessor's Lots: 396, 397, 402, 403, & 470
Location: 176 Winter Avenue / Off Loring Avenue
Present Classification: Open Space (OS)
Zone Change Requested: Open Space (OS) with authorization for Use Code A-611, Telecommunication Facility, including towers.
Reason for Proposed Change: To allow a telecommunications facility to be built on the properties in connection with a lease between the City and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, with dimensional waivers from the Warwick Zoning Ordinance with exceptions from Section 506 for location within two miles of another facility, minimum setback from residential and open space zoning districts, minimum front yard setback, tower height greater than allowed, and fence height greater than allowed.
A complete copy of the proposed amendment may be examined on-line at the City of Warwick’s web page and/or copied, at cost, in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Warwick, Rhode Island; Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. The proposed ordinance may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing. Any alteration or amendment will be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.
All persons interested in the above are respectfully requested to be present at that time and place to be heard thereon. Individuals requesting interpreter service for the hearing impaired must notify the office of the City Clerk at 738-2006, 72 hours in advance of the hearing date.
Lynn D’Abrosca, City Clerk
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