95-592 C.M.R. ch. 701, § 11 - HEARING PROCEDURES

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

In any case, where applicable law or rule requires the Board to conduct a hearing, the hearing shall be conducted substantially as follows:

A. The proponent shall make a statement in support of its position, addressing the findings required to be made by the Board in considering the application. The Board may ask questions of the applicant. The Board may allow others to ask questions of the proponent through the chair.
B. Opponents shall be given an opportunity to state the basis of their opposition to the matter before the Board.
C. The proponent shall be given an opportunity to respond to the opposition presented.
D. The Board may require additional information, and may continue the hearing to a later date or specify a period within which it will accept further evidence, but shall not be obligated to do so.

The Board may, in its discretion, retain a court reporter or otherwise make a record of the hearing, and the proponent shall be responsible for any costs and expenses of making the record.

Notes

95-592 C.M.R. ch. 701, § 11

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