Zoning Amendment - Health Care Institutions in GI Zoning Districts

The South County Hospital has submitted an application for a Zoning Text Amendment that was received by the Planning Department on September 13, 2021.  Within this submission the applicant states "Pursuant to South Kingstown Zoning Ordinance Section 603.2(C), SCH [South County Hospital] is required to submit a 'Strategic Master Plan' to the Town every five years.  The purpose of the proposed Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment is to streamline and simplify SCH's filing requirements..."

Current Status:This application will be introduced to the Planning Board at their regular session meeting on September 28, 2021.  Discussion of this amendment is anticipated to continue to their work session meeting on October 13, 2021 and their regular session meeting on October 26, 2021.  Upon completion of this review, an Advisory Opinion will be issued to the Town Council for consideration during a Public Hearing at a future Town Council meeting.