September 18, 2020 - 8:31am

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Machine Shop Village

To start an application process, please select the application form or exemption form as appropriate to your project.

Complete the form and all required documentation and submit to Chairperson Liz Fennessy. For questions on the process or help determining the appropriate application please email Liz.

To view the Neighborhood Conservation District Draft Study Report, Neighborhood Conservation District Bylaw or Appendix B, Neighborhood Conservation Dietrict Design Guidelines, please click on subject below:

Email the Neighborhood Conservation District Committee

Machine Shop Village: This project is for the Machine Shop Village Streetscape Improvement existing condition survey and assessment of the Machine Shop Village streetscape, and a Master Plan for upgrading the sidewalks, curbs, lighting and landscaping (trees) in the village. This office has assumed the task of project managers and a request to the Community Preservation Committee was approved for funding this project in the amount of $22,000 at the May 2004 Town Meeting. The office of Carol R. Johnson Associates was hired to commence this study and produced the Master Plan.

An additional amount of $250,000 was approved through CPC at the May 2005 Town Meeting for Phase 1 of this project. In July proposals were received for the survey work and the contract was awarded to Martinage Engineering Associates. Inc of Reading. Martinage Engineering started the survey work throughout the Machine Shop Area in late August, 2005. Proposals were also received for Landscape Design Services. The office of Carol R. Johnson Associates was hired to produce the Landscape Design Study and will continue to work with the Town on this project.

Informational meetings have been conducted to provide the public and homeowners in the Machine Shop Village area with information about the project as well as to answer any questions.

Additional meeting dates will be posted as they are scheduled.

To view the maps presented at the 1/18/06 meeting click on the links below. (maps are in pdf format and are quite large, therefore they may take several minutes to download. Scroll down for views of each section of roadway or zoom out for full page viewing.)

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jean Enright Planning Director (978) 688-9535