Town of Ipswich, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Ipswich as Ch. IV, § 7, of the 1973 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Rules and regulations — See Ch. 15, Art. IX.

§ 305-1 Selectmen authority to establish fees.

[Added 4-6-1981 TM; amended 4-5-1982 TM, approved by Attorney General 8-10-1982]
The Board of Selectmen shall determine and establish all fees for permits and/or licenses issued by all non-school department officers and personnel and shall have all the powers granted by law to the Town Meeting to determine, establish, create, abolish, and revise any and all fees for permits and/or licenses issued by all non-school department offices, after public hearing

§ 305-2 Public hearings.

[Adopted 4-6-1992 ATM, approved by Attorney General 6-2-1992]
With respect to the adoption of a new fee and/or amendment to an existing fee, in addition to the notice, hearing, and publication requirements in Chapter 15, Article IX, Rules and Regulations, and of any other law or bylaw, the Board of Selectmen shall hold a second public hearing not less than six days nor more than 60 days following the first public hearing prior to, and condition precedent to, the adoption of said fee.

§ 305-3 Exceptions.

[Added 10-22-1990 TM, approved by Attorney General 1-14-1991]
This bylaw shall not be applicable to any sums, charges, and/or fees authorized by the General Laws to be set and/or collected by any other Town board or official including, but not limited to, the Building Inspector, Board of Health, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town Clerk, Treasurer/Collector, Conservation Commission, Historical Commission, Harbormaster, Fire Chief, Police Chief, Town Manager, and/or Library Trustees.

§ 305-4 Tent fees.

[Added 10-17-1994 STM, approved by Attorney General 12-6-1994]
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Protective Zoning Bylaws and/or the General Bylaws of the Town, no Town officer, committee, or board, including the Building Inspector and the Selectmen, shall have any legal authority or power to determine, set, and/or collect any fee, tax, or exaction of any kind whatsoever for the construction, erection, and/or maintenance of a tent(s), at any location(s) within the Town, at any time, by any person or entity.