In October, Newton resident Jay Walter presented a webinar on how the City’s proposed zoning ordinance addresses environmental concerns. You can view the video of the talk as he explains how the goals of Newton’s Climate Action Plan can be met through zoning requirements.


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Jay Walter is a local architect with a residential practice for over 25 years in remodeling and restoring homes in Newton. Besides serving on Green Newton’s Advisory Board, he is a Commissioner for the Upper Falls Historic Commission and a Trustee of the Jackson Homestead, as well as a Founding Member of the Friends of Farlow Park.

Jay has been participating in zoning re-design planning efforts as part of a Zoning Working Group with representatives from the Newton Citizens Commission on Energy, Green Newton and 350 Mass Newton Node. The group also includes architectural and building professional groups and the Engine 6 Zoning Re-design Group.