[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barre Board of Health 10-26-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the regulatory authority vested in the Board of Health by MGL c. 111, § 31, the Board of Health has adopted the following regulation in regard to the siting of land for the operation of commercial operations.
In keeping with MGL c. 111, §§ 143 through 150, no trade or employment which may result in a nuisance, be harmful to the inhabitants, injurious to their estates, dangerous to public health, or may be attended by noisome and injurious odors shall be established in the Town of Barre unless the Board of Health, after a public hearing, has assigned a location for such trade or occupation.
Hazardous waste facilities governed by MGL c. 111, § 150B and refuse treatment or disposal facilities governed by § 150A are not exempt from this regulation, and must request site assignment from the local Board of Health prior to operation.
Application for site assignment must be submitted, in writing, to the Board of Health, along with an application fee of $100. The application shall include the name of the person or company requesting site assignment, adequate identification of the proposed facility location, including street address and Assessors map and lot number, a description of the operation, and proposed hours of operation. After receipt of the application and fee, the Board of Health shall conduct a public hearing in accordance with the requirements set forth in MGL c. 40A, § 11.
The Board of Health shall make a decision no later than 30 days following the date of the public hearing.