Town of Brewster, MA
Barnstable County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted 5-14-1979 Annual Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Accommodations — See Ch. 56.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 60.
Beaches — See Ch. 65.
Boats — See Ch. 69.
Building construction — See Ch. 72.
Camping — See Ch. 77.
Staff review — See Ch. 83.
Dredging and soil removal — See Ch. 89.
Erosion — See Ch. 93.
Flooding — See Ch. 100.
Noise — See Ch. 125.
Sewers — See Ch. 150.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 157.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 160.
Wetlands protection — See Ch. 172.
Subdivision rules and regulations — See Ch. 290.
Attachment 1 - Table 1 Use Regulations Attachment 2 - Table 2 Area Regulations Attachment 3 - Table 3 Height and bulk regulations
Article I General Provisions

§ 179-1 Authority; purpose.

§ 179-2 Definitions.

Article II Establishment of Districts

§ 179-3 Districts enumerated.

§ 179-4 Zoning Map established.

§ 179-5 Determination of boundaries.

§ 179-6 Wetlands Conservancy District.

§ 179-7 Floodplain District.

Article III Interpretation and Application

§ 179-8 Interpretation.

§ 179-9 Application.

Article IV Use Regulations

§ 179-10 Applicability of use regulations.

§ 179-11 Table of Use Regulations.

§ 179-12 Uses permitted by right.

§ 179-13 Regulations effective in all districts.

§ 179-14 (Reserved)

Article V Area and Bulk Regulations

§ 179-15 Applicability of regulations.

§ 179-16 Tables of regulations.

§ 179-17 Fences, walls and other enclosures.

Article VI Signs

§ 179-18 Purpose and scope.

§ 179-19 Definitions.

§ 179-20 General requirements.

§ 179-20.1 Sign area regulations.

§ 179-20.2 Construction and maintenance.

§ 179-20.3 Exemptions from permit requirements.

§ 179-20.4 Prohibited signs.

§ 179-20.5 Additional regulations for specific types of signs.

§ 179-20.6 Off-premises signs.

§ 179-20.7 Enforcement; violations and penalties; abandoned signs; appeals.

Article VII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 179-21 Policy.

§ 179-22 General requirements.

§ 179-23 Parking and loading lot standards.

Article VIII Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 179-24 Applicability.

§ 179-25 Extensions and alterations.

§ 179-26 Residential lots of record.

§ 179-27 Reduction or increase.

§ 179-28 Change of nonconforming uses.

§ 179-29 Rebuilding and restoration.

§ 179-30 Abandonment.

§ 179-31 Moving.

§ 179-32 Unsafe structures.

Article IX Special Regulations

§ 179-33 General provisions.

§ 179-34 Multifamily dwellings.

§ 179-35 Cluster Residential Development.

§ 179-35.1 (Reserved)

§ 179-35.2 Major residential development.

§ 179-36 Planned Residential Development.

§ 179-37 Home occupations.

§ 179-38 Planned business development or row commercial.

§ 179-38.1 Medical marijuana dispensaries.

§ 179-39 Sand and gravel operations general provisions.

§ 179-39.1 Sand and gravel operations definitions.

§ 179-39.2 Sand and gravel operations procedures; application information.

§ 179-39.3 Sand and gravel operations permit limitations.

§ 179-39.4 Sand and gravel operations conditions and restrictions.

§ 179-39.5 Sand and gravel operations security for mining operations.

§ 179-39.6 Sand and gravel operations special permit renewal.

§ 179-40 Manufacturing.

§ 179-40.1 Personal wireless services and communications facilities.

§ 179-40.2 Wind energy turbines.

§ 179-41 Environmental performance standards.

§ 179-42 Subsidized elderly housing.

§ 179-42.1 Affordable housing.

Article X Administration and Enforcement

§ 179-43 Enforcement.

§ 179-44 Action by Zoning Agent.

§ 179-45 Previously approved permits.

§ 179-46 Establishment of fees.

§ 179-47 Conformance to subsequent amendments.

§ 179-48 Notice of violation and order.

§ 179-49 Violations and penalties.

§ 179-50 Board of Appeals.

§ 179-51 Special permits.

§ 179-52 Variances.

Article XI Water Quality Protection District

§ 179-53 Purpose.

§ 179-54 Scope of authority; overlay district.

§ 179-55 Definitions.

§ 179-56 Use regulations.

§ 179-57 Performance standards.

§ 179-58 Prohibited uses within Pleasant Bay Watershed.

§ 179-58.1 Uses/structures allowed by special permit within the Pleasant Bay Watershed.

§ 179-58.2 Performance standards within Pleasant Bay Watershed.

§ 179-59 Prohibited uses within the watersheds of surface water bodies other than Pleasant Bay.

§ 179-59.1 Uses/structures allowed by special permit within watersheds of surface water bodies other than Pleasant Bay.

§ 179-59.2 Performance standards within watersheds of surface water bodies other than Pleasant Bay.

§ 179-60 (Reserved)

§ 179-61 Water quality review.

§ 179-62 Enforcement.

Article XII Site Plan Review

§ 179-63 Purpose.

§ 179-64 Applicability.

§ 179-65 Regulations.

§ 179-66 Site plan standards.

§ 179-67 Waivers; severability.

§ 179-68 (Reserved)

Article XIII Natural Resource Protection Design

§ 179-69 Purpose

§ 179-70 Applicability.

§ 179-71 Development impact statement and natural resource analysis.

§ 179-71.1 Natural resource analysis and findings.

§ 179-71.2 Minimum preserved open space.

§ 179-72 Allowable residential units.

§ 179-72.1 Net acreage calculation.

§ 179-72.2 Unit count calculation.

§ 179-72.3 Density bonuses.

§ 179-72.4 Maximum density bonus.

§ 179-72.5 Lots in more than one district.

§ 179-73 Types of residential development.

§ 179-74 Dimensional and design requirements.

§ 179-74.1 Minimum lot sizes in NRPDs.

§ 179-74.2 Setbacks, road frontage and road requirements.

§ 179-74.3 Arrangement of lots.

§ 179-75 Permanent open space.

§ 179-75.1 Permanent preservation of open space land.

Article XIV Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installations

§ 179-75.2 Purpose.

§ 179-75.3 Applicability.

§ 179-75.4 Definitions.

§ 179-75.5 General requirements for all large-scale ground-mounted solar power generation installations.

Article XV Amendment and Validity

§ 179-76 Amendments.

§ 179-77 Validity.