City Council Land Use Committee Schedule

Meeting location: Newton City Hall



Project Overview

Applicant to introduce project and committee to discuss schedule.



Site Design and Open Space

Review of site plan, including placement of buildings, roads and open space as well as sight lines and shadows.



Housing and Economic Impacts

Review of proposed residential arid commercial program, including: analysis of the number of housing units, including affordability levels; the commercial mix; and the overall fiscal and economic impacts of the proposed project.




Review of the proposed internal street network and circulation including bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and analysis of the traffic impacts, shared parking proposal, and transportation demand management strategy.


Project Update

Preview of project revisions and discussion of schedule.


Site Design and Open Space/Housing and Economic Impacts

Review of revisions and responses to comments regarding Site Design and Open Space and Housing and Economic Impacts.



Review of revisions and responses to comments.



Architecture and Design Guidelines and Sustainability and Stormwater

Review of design guidelines that will regulate future detailed architectural design of the proposed buildings; review of the sustainability report and stormwater mitigations.


Mitigations and Conditions

Discussion of necessary mitigation measures and proposed conditions.


Transit and Transportation

Discussion of TDM plan for the Northland Newton Development.


Design Guidelines, Sustainability, and Draft Council Order

Discussion of open items from LUC hearing process and initial discussion of the Draft Council Order.

Development 3D Model 

City of Newton Land Use Committee Hearings

Planning Department Memo 8/02/19

August 2, 2019

Northland Presentation 6/18/19

June 18, 2019

Planning Department Memo 6/14/19

June 14, 2019

Northland Presentation 5/14/19

May 14, 2019

Northland Presentation 4/12/19

April 12, 2019

Planning Department Memo 4/09/19

April 09, 2019

Northland Presentation 3/12/19

March 12, 2019

Planning Department Memo 3/08/19

March 08, 2019

Northland Presentation 1/15/19

January 15, 2019

Planning Department Memo 1/11/19

January 11, 2019

Northland Presentation 12/11/18

December 11, 2018

Northland Presentation 11/13/2018

November 13, 2018

Northland Presentation 09/25/2018

September 25, 2018

Special Permit Application

Updated TDM Plan

July 26, 2019

Special Permit Plan Set           

August 6, 2018


Fiscal Impact

Historic Decisions

Inclusionary Housing