narrative will specify whether Soft or Hard Stormwater Management Techniques will be used and the number of any detention/retention basins or infiltrating catch basins. It is not intended to include specific pipe sizes. Any information needed to justify this proposal should be included in the narrative. The proposed system of drainage, including existing natural waterways in a general manner shall be shown on the plan and accompanied by a conceptual landscaping plan.
A narrative explanation prepared by a Massachusetts Certified Professional Engineer, detailing the proposed drinking water supply system.
A narrative explanation of the proposed quality, quantity, use and ownership of the open space. Proposed Open Space Parcels shall be clearly shown on the plan. Additionally, the proposed Open Space Parcels shall be shown on a plan in relation to other existing protected lands within the Town. Applicants shall contact the Planning Department for electronic and/or paper copies of the most recent Protected Lands mapping for this purpose.
All proposed landscaped and buffer areas shall be noted on the plan and generally explained in a narrative.
A list of all legal documents necessary for implementation of the proposed development, including any Conservation Restrictions land transfers and Master Deeds with an accompanying narrative explaining their general purpose.
A narrative indicating all requested waivers, reductions, modifications as permitted within the requirements of this bylaw.
A narrative providing preliminary findings, in a general way, of the environmental impact analysis if expected to be required*. 1
Procedures. Whenever an application for an OSRD Special Permit is filed with the Planning Department, the Department shall forward, within five (5) working days of the filing of the completed application, copies of the application, accompanying development plan, and other documentation, to the Board of Health, Conservation Commission, Building Inspector, DPW Director, Police Chief, and Fire Chief, for their consideration, review, and report. The applicant shall furnish the copies necessary to fulfill this requirement. Reports from other boards and officials shall be submitted to the Planning Board within thirty-five
days of receipt of the reviewing party of all of the required materials; failure of these reviewing parties to make recommendations after having received copies
1 An Environmental Impact Analysis is required for any subdivision proposing five or more dwelling units. See the Town of Sturbridge Subdivision Regulations for detailed information.