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To protect and sustain the rural, agricultural character and history of the town as outlined in the current master plan. Be a public voice for the town of Sandwich agricultural community. To encourage and advocate for educational programs, initiatives, policies, and practices that are related to the enhancement of the rural, agricultural, historical, and future impact of such within the town of Sandwich. To advise individuals, town boards and commissions on issues related to agriculture and land use policy. To facilitate, where possible, clarification and unification of conflicting policies and practices that effect the rural and agricultural character within the Town of Sandwich.
The Historic District Commission reviews proposed changes to structures and landscapes within the Historic Districts, provides the Planning & Zoning Commission with comments on applications and promotes the concept of preserving historic structures and landscapes in the Town.
The restoration of the Sandwich Stagecoach continues with dedicated volunteers offering their time and resources to preserve this wonderful and elegant stagecoach.
The Town of Sandwich, Zoning Board of Appeals is a volunteer membership of local residents. It is tasked with ensuring the hearings of zoning appeals, variances and special use permits. This impartial group’s purpose is to hear appeals for changes in the Town Zoning Ordinance where strict conformity would result in unnecessary hardship.