A. SPECIAL REGULATIONS GOVERNING USES PERMITTED IN THE INDUSTRIAL- QUARRYING (I-Q) ZONE: For quarrying and for processing and treating quarried raw materials, the following regulations shall govern:
1. Quarrying shall not be conducted closer than 100 ft. to a public highway or to any property line except that it shall be not closer than 200 ft. from any residential property.
2. All equipment, except mobile equipment, for sorting, washing, crushing, grading, drying, processing and treating, or other operation machinery, shall not be used closer than 100 ft. from any public highway or from any adjoining property line.
3. 0.75 off-street parking space will be provided for every two employees on the combined employment of the two largest successive shifts. Surfacing of parking spaces is not necessary to meet the requirements of this bylaw.
4. Any access to excavated areas or areas in the process of excavation will be adequately posted with KEEP-OUT-DANGER signs.
5. Adequate provision is to be made for drainage during and after the completion of operations.
6. Lateral support shall be maintained for all adjacent properties.
7. The use of explosives shall be done in accordance with the regulations for storage or handling of explosives as published by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
8. All operations shall be conducted in such a manner so as to comply with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regulating water pollution and air pollution.
9. Site plans shall be submitted to the Building Inspector in accordance with the following criteria:
a. A site plan shall be filed with the Building Inspector for any land which is used or intended to be used for the extraction of rock and associated earth materials.
b. The site plan of the quarrying areas shall be prepared by a registered professional engineer at a scale of 200 ft. to the inch, or at a scale showing more detail as approved by the Building Inspector, and shall include the following:
(1) Property Lines.
(2) Adjacent public highways.
(3) Water supply and sanitary sewerage system and temporary and permanent drainage of the site.
(4) Topographic mapping showing contours at intervals of not more than 10 ft.
(5) The plan for lighting if night operation is contemplated.
(6) Proper provision for vehicular traffic, service roads,control of entrances and exits to highways.
(7) The location of existing and future buildings and operations machinery.
(8) Delineation of the existing quarried area and the proposed area to be quarried in the immediate future (next three years).
(9) Provisions for a substantial fence where necessary to protect against hazards to be expected as part of the mining and quarrying operation.
Any such fence shall be located 50 ft. or more from the edge of the mine or quarry, and shall be at least 5 ft. in height.
10. A statement shall be submitted indicating the disposition of overburden.
11. A statement shall be submitted indicating the proposed reuse of the site which has been quarried. It is recognized that the land reuse of the quarrying areas is in the public interest.
12. Violations shall be prosecuted in accordance with Section XI-G of these regulations.