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.

Most Current Rye Civic News

Rye Civic News January 2019 from the RCL Rye Civic News December 2018 from the RCL Rye Civic News November […]

Rye Clean Water Information

November 2018 Parsons Creek monitoring data: Click Here Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 […]

Town Hall Architect Report Fall 2019

1215 Ocean Blvd (Driftwood)

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RCL Annual Meeting November 2019

Documents for November 2019 Civic News

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Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) — Proposed Zoning Amendment 

Purpose: “The purpose of the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) ordinance is to provide for the health, safety, and […]

Land Development Regulations Update 2019

  1.  At the July 23rd, 2018 BOS meeting, the Selectmen approved the budget for the rewrite of the Land […]