Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting 1-22-1974 by Art. 5. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 65.
Buildings and land — See Ch. 81.
Earth removal — See Ch. 97.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 131.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 231.
Attachment 1 - Table of Use Regulations Attachment 2 - Land Space Requirements Table Attachment 3 - Zoning Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 205-1 Purpose.

§ 205-2 Stricter provisions to prevail.

§ 205-3 Severability.

Article II Definitions

§ 205-4 Terms defined.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 205-5 Zoning districts designated.

§ 205-6 Zoning Map.

§ 205-7 Determination of district boundaries.

§ 205-8 (Reserved)

§ 205-9 Floodplain District.

Article IV Application of Regulations, Modifications and Exceptions

§ 205-10 Conformity required.

§ 205-11 Lots situated partially in Town.

§ 205-12 Lots in more than one district.

§ 205-13 Minimum building requirements; subdivision.

§ 205-14 Land within lines of a street.

§ 205-15 Land taken by eminent domain.

Article V Nonconforming Buildings and Uses

§ 205-16 Continuation, alteration or enlargement.

§ 205-17 Change to conforming use.

§ 205-18 Abandonment.

§ 205-19 Destruction or damage.

§ 205-20 Amendments during construction.

Article VI Use Regulations

§ 205-21 Explanation of Table of Use Regulations.

§ 205-22 Table of Use Regulations.

Article VII Land Space Requirements

§ 205-23 Conformance required.

§ 205-24 Use of land for more than one requirement.

§ 205-25 Distance between buildings.

§ 205-26 Land Space Requirements Table.

Article VIII Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements

§ 205-27 Requirements to be met.

§ 205-28 Computation of required spaces.

§ 205-29 Location of spaces.

§ 205-30 Abutting commercial districts; access to parking.

§ 205-31 Size of spaces; paving.

§ 205-32 Buildings containing multiple uses.

§ 205-33 Number of required spaces.

§ 205-34 Location of parking and loading spaces.

§ 205-34.1 Screening of parking and loading areas.

§ 205-34.2 Loading requirements.

Article IX Special Provisions

§ 205-35 Certain uses permitted.

§ 205-36 Motels.

§ 205-37 Apartments and attached dwellings.

§ 205-37.1 Accessory dwelling unit.

§ 205-37.2 Adult entertainment facilities and activities.

§ 205-37.3 Self-service storage facilities.

§ 205-38 Exception for cluster developments.

§ 205-39 Village Center District regulations.

§ 205-39.1 Developmental rate guidelines.

§ 205-39.2 Wireless communications towers and facilities.

§ 205-39.3 Wind energy facilities.

§ 205-39.4 Medical marijuana treatment center/registered marijuana dispensary (RMD).

Article X Signs

§ 205-40 Compliance required.

§ 205-41 Residential districts.

§ 205-42 Commercial and industrial districts.

§ 205-43 Illuminated signs.

§ 205-44 Nonconforming signs.

§ 205-45 Real estate signs and building contractors signs in commercial and industrial zones and on acreage over five acres.

Article XI Floodplain and/or Wetland Protection Districts

§ 205-46 Use regulations.

Article XII Appeals and Board of Appeals

§ 205-47 Variances.

§ 205-48 Board of Appeals; membership; powers.

§ 205-49 Appeals.

§ 205-50 Special permits.

§ 205-51 Lapse of variance.

Article XIII Amendments

§ 205-52 Amendment procedure.

§ 205-53 Change in boundary descriptions.

§ 205-54 Costs for hearing and notices.

Article XIV Enforcement; Violations and Penalties

§ 205-55 Zoning permit required.

§ 205-56 Plot plans.

§ 205-57 Enforcement officer; notice.

§ 205-58 Failure to abate.

§ 205-59 Violations and penalties.

§ 205-60 Noncriminal disposition.