The Rye Beach Master Plan

THE RYE BEACH MASTER PLAN

 

The Rye Beach Precinct contains 636 acres. Its population is older than the general Rye population. There were 25 houses in Rye Beach in 1851. At that time a number of houses were built in the Greek Revival style. In the later part of the 19th century Colonial revival, Queen Anne, Shingle Style and Stick Style appeared along with the Mansard roof. The community is one of single family homes which are primarily owner occupied.

Rye Beach has fresh and tidal wetlands which require development constraints to protect the ecosystem, flood control and the quality of the area water. The area is no longer used for agriculture. Eighty percent of the land in Rye Beach is considered unsuitable for development. In a land use study conducted in 1986 by the Thoresen Group, it was determined that 45.9 percent of the land in Rye Beach was occupied by single family residences. Most of the rest, a combined 42.6 percent, is open space and recreational.

Rye Clean Water Information

Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 Nov 17 Conservation Law Foundation – Efforts for […]

Rye Master Plan 2017 Updates Discussion

2015 Warrant Article 22

preparing-a-master-plan-for-your-community Short overview of what a master plan is:  Click Here Note:  Prior to the October 12th Public Hearing, newer […]

RCL Support for Property Assemsment

Open this document:  RCL Property Assesment Support July 2017

RCL Discussion Topics

Here are the different topics for discussion.   We have started with some information and opinion “not right or wrong”, […]

2017 Governance Committee

The Governance Committee and the Board of Directors of the Rye Civic League met on August 29, 2017 to, among […]

Seacoast Lacrosse 2018 Information

Welcome to the home of Seacoast Lacrosse including youth programs 6U,8U,10U,12U and 14U.  Registration for all spring programs are now OPEN.  […]

Town and School Budget 2018 Information

Budget Schedule:  Budget Schedule 2018

RCL October 23, 2017 BOS Notes

cancer cluster final report:  Cancer Task Force final report File for the Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes102317revBfinal A warrant article will be drafted to […]

RCL October 11, 2017 BOS Notes

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes101117revBfinal Selectman Musselman proposed the creation of paid non-resident parking areas on side streets near the beach. […]

Town Hall Space 2017 Updates

The Heritage Committee continues to do all it can to raise funds to maintain the building.  The BOS is completing […]