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

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Rye Clean Water Information

Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 Nov 17     No Video – camera […]

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

120 Brackett Rd. Cell Tower Application information

The abutters (Friends of Brackett Rd ) have been active and provided this information to the Civic League.  These documents do not […]

Civic News Sept 2018 posts

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Rye Art

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RCL Meets the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the RPL. Once the official meeting ends there is a Public Forum where residents have an open discussion.

Documents for the August 2018 Civic News

RWD Discusson of Rye Landfill July 11 2018 0 Airfiled Rd. Conditions for Approval 10 July 2018 Select Board Plan […]