SOLID LIKE A ROCK
~ SNPW's MEDICAL RYCLING PLANT
Item 6 Public Informational Meeting
Major Land Development Project 1600 Division Road
Medrecycler - RI Inc. 1600 Division Road 30
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Commercial Industrial (CI) 34 Acres
Millstone Engineering The applicant is proposing to install a waste to energy recycling facility in an existing building located at 1600 Division Road in a Commercial Industrial (CI) zoning district in accordance with Zoning Section
5.21“Green, renewable or alternative energy installations and facilities (green project).”
Planning Office Findings
The Planning Office finds the proposal to be generally consistent with Section 17-5 “General Purposes”
of the 1) 2) 3) 4)
Towns Subdivision and Land Development regulations, and:
Generally consistent with the Comprehensive Community Plan.
In compliance with the standards and provisions of the Town Zoning Ordinance.
That there will be no significant negative environmental impacts from the proposed development.
That the development will not result in the creation of individual lots with such physical constraints to development that building on those lots according to pertinent regulations and building standards would be impracticable.
That the proposed development possesses adequate physical access to a public street.
That the proposed development provides for the safe circulation of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, adequate detention of surface water runoff, suitable building sites, and the preservation of natural, historical and cultural features; and
That the proposed development will not result in any increased flooding and soil erosion.
Planning Office Recommendation
The Planning Office recommendation is to grant Master Plan approval with the following stipulations:
1) That the applicant shall provide an operation and maintenance plan for the facility which shall include measures for maintaining safe access to the facility as well as general procedures for operational maintenance of the facility.
2) That the owner shall be required to work with local officials (Police, Fire & Building Official) to develop an emergency response plan which shall include but not be limited to, means of emergency access to the facility, clearly defined means of shutting down the facility, and contact information for local authorities responsible for responding to inquiries and emergencies.
3) That the owner shall provide proof of liability insurance in an amount reasonable to address any failure of the facility.
4) That should the facility desire to sell energy to National Grid or any other energy provider, the owner shall provide to the Town written approval from the provider that the facility has been approved as an energy provider as required in Zoning Section 5.21.8. https://www.westwarwickri.org/vertical/sites/%7B7B7C7E47-F7C1-4511-8CF3-EA8EBAF7D539%7D/uploads/Agenda_050619.pdf