[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Simsbury 5-14-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Conservation Commission/Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency — See Charter, Section 705.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 52.
Whenever any land use application or applications within the Town of Simsbury require review or decision by any combination of the Board of Selectmen, Planning Commission, Zoning Commission, Conservation Commission/Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency or Zoning Board of Appeals, upon the affirmative vote of each Board or Commission, those agencies may hold joint public hearings with respect to some or all of the applications or other matters before them when it appears that such joint public hearings are in the best interest of the Town.
Each participating agency shall be responsible for providing separate notice of the hearing, and such notices shall identify the proceeding as a joint hearing. Whenever practicable, consolidated notice of the joint public hearing, shall be given in the manner required by each agency's regulations. Such notice shall be in accord with the requirements applicable to each of the applications or other matters to be considered and shall comply with the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act.
The agencies participating in the joint public hearing shall adopt procedures for the conduct of joint public hearings.
After the joint public hearing is closed, each participating agency shall meet separately to deliberate and decide the application or applications regarding which it has jurisdiction.