Town of Ipswich, MA
Essex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
In order to assist Code users in the transition to the new Code's organization, the Derivation Table indicates where chapters and sections of the 1973 Bylaws have been included in the 2016 Code, or the reason for exclusion. The 2016 Code was adopted 5-10-2016 ATM by Art. 22, approved 8-9-2016.

§ DT-1 Derivation Table of 1973 Bylaws to 2016 Code.

Chapter/Section from 1973 Bylaws
Location in 2016 Code
Ch. I, General Provisions
§§ 1 - 3, Enactment, Construction, Definitions
Ch. 5
§ 4, General Penalty
Ch. 300
Ch. II, Organization and Powers of Town Meeting
§§ 1 - 5, Organization
Ch. 25, Art. II
§ 6, Bond Appropriations
Ch. 25, Art. I
Ch. III, Procedure at Town Meeting
Ch. 25, Art. III
Ch. IV, General Provisions on Boards, Committees, and Officers
§§ 1 - 5, General Provisions
Ch. 35, Art. I
§ 6, Rules and Regulations
Ch. 15, Art. IX
§ 7, Establishment of Fees
Ch. 305
§ 8, Due Date for Payment of Municipal Charges and Bills; Rate of Interest for Unpaid Charges
Ch. 310
Ch. V, Finance Committee
Ch. 35, Art. IV
Ch. VI, Treasurer and Collector
Ch. 35, Art. VIII
Ch. VII, Town Accountant
Ch. 35, Art. V
Ch. VIII, Town Clerk
Ch. 35, Art. VI
Ch. IX, Town Counsel
Ch. 35, Art. VII
Ch. X, Trust Funds
§ 1, Affordable Housing Trust
Ch. 35, Art. II
§ 2, Trust Fund Commissioners
Ch. 35, Art. IX
Ch. XI, General Administrative Provisions
§ 1, Suits By or Against Town
Ch. 15, Art. XI
§ 2, Conveyances of Land
Ch. 15, Art. III
§ 3, Sale of Personal Property
Ch. 15, Art. X
§ 4, Hours of Town Offices
Ch. 15, Art. IV
§ 5, Office Space
Ch. 15, Art. VII
§ 6, Names of Streets
Ch. 15, Art. VI
§ 7, Streets, Acceptance of
Ch. 15, Art. XII
§ 8, Streets, Notice of Work on
Ch. 15, Art. XIII
§ 9, House Numbers
Ch. 15, Art. V
§ 10, Rubbish, Brush, and Trash Collection
Para. 1
Ch. 15, Art. VIII
Para. 2
Ch. 180, Art. I
§ 11, Conformance with Community Development Plan
Ch. 15, Art. II
§ 12, Council on Aging
Ch. 35, Art. III
§ 13, Licenses and Permits - Revocation or Suspension for Non-Payment of Taxes or Assessments
Ch. 315
§ 14, Call Fire Department or Special Police Force
Ch. 15, Art. I
Ch. XII, Use of Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places
§ 1, Driving of Vehicles
Ch. 197, Art. I
§ 2, Turning Vehicles
Ch. 197, Art. II
§ 3, Stopping or Standing Vehicles
Ch. 197, Art. III
§ 4, Signs and Signals
Ch. 197, Art. IV
§ 5, Obstruction of Streets or Sidewalks
Ch. 197, Art. V
§ 6, Sports and Games
Ch. 197, Art. VI
§ 7, Water and Snow from Roofs
Ch. 197, Art. VII
§ 8, Commercial Activities
Ch. 197, Art. VIII
§ 9, Rules and Regulations
Ch. 197, Art. IX
§ 10, Scenic Roads
Ch. 185
§ 11, Blocking of Streets
Ch. 197, Art. XI
Ch. XIII, Use of Town Property
Ch. 201
Ch. XIV, Occupational Licenses
§ 1, Vehicles for Hire
Ch. 212
§ 2, Persons Dealing in Secondhand Articles
Ch. 134
§ 3, Solicitors and Canvassers
Ch. 189
§ 4, Fortunetelling
Ch. 153
Ch. XV, Miscellaneous Provisions for Public Order and Safety
§ 1, Disorderly Behavior
Ch. 142
§ 2, Discharge of Firearms
Ch. 149
§ 3, Peeping Toms
Ch. 170
§ 4, Operation of Motorboats
Ch. 118, Art. I
§ 5, Dogs
Ch. 109, Art. II
§ 6, Advertising on Property of Others
Ch. 105
§ 7, Rubbish, Disposal of
Ch. 180, Art. II
§ 8, Taking of Seaweed
Ch. 118, Art. II
§ 9, Sewer Tie-Ins
Ch. 220, Art. I
§ 10, Public Water Use Restriction and Restraint
Ch. 220, Art. II
§ 11, Town Meeting Approval of Purchase of Electric Generating Plants
Ch. 15, Art. XIV
§ 12, Mandatory Metering of Non-Seasonal Water
Ch. 220, Art. III
§ 13, Mooring Fees and Town Wharf Launching Fees
Ch. 320
§ 14, Numbering of Buildings
Ch. 122
§ 15, Transfer of Real Estate; Inspection of Sewer System
Ch. 220, Art. IV
§ 16, Town Meeting Approval of Sewer Extensions
Ch. 15, Art. XV
§ 17, Maintenance and Repair of Private Ways
Ch. 197, Art. X
§ 18, Criminal Record Background Checks
Ch. 127
Ch. XVI, Procedure for Delaying the Demolition of Historically or Architecturally Significant Buildings
Ch. 138
Ch. XVII, Noncriminal Disposition of Certain Violations
Ch. 325
Ch. XVIII, Ipswich Wetlands Protection By-Law
Ch. 224
Ch. XIX, Stormwater Management
Ch. 193
Ch. XIX, Ipswich Right to Farm
Ch. 175
Ch. XX, Keeping Chickens on Residential Lots of Less Than One Acre
Ch. 109, Art. I
Ch. XXII, Architectural Preservation District
Ch. 113
Ch. XXIII, Restrictions on Plastic Bags and Expanded Polystyrene Containers
Ch. 172