Gay Head Cliff Area District, Aquinnah (Gay Head)

Name: Gay Head Cliff Area District
Town: Aquinnah (Gay Head)
Status: Designated
Designation Date: Thursday, May 4, 1989
Description: The Gay Head Cliff Area District was intended to protect the fragile historic, scenic and natural character of the Cliff area from undue visual intrusion and land use impacts that may be harmful to the District and its users.
Boundaries: cliffs (exclusive of Tribal Lands) and environs landward to Lighthouse Road and Moshup Trail
General Restrictions: special permit from Planning Board Plan Review Committee required for any development, includes site plan review; height restriction 18' for a pitched roof and 13' for a flat roof, up to 24' by special permit from PBPRC; no cut/no build zone within 150' of the crest of bluffs and cliffs; no further subdivision within the district.

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