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Town of Plainville, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Plainville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Enforcement of bylaws — See Ch. 277.
Adoption of codified Planning Board regulations — See Ch. 523.
Adoption of codified Board of Health regulations — See Ch. 571.
Adoption of codified Zoning Board of Appeals regulations — See Ch. 799.
Adoption of codified Conservation Commission regulations — See Ch. 885.
[Adopted 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 26]
These bylaws may be altered, repealed or amended by the two-thirds vote at any Annual Town Meeting or at any other Town Meeting specially called for the purpose, an article, or articles for such purpose having been inserted in the Warrant for such meeting.
All proposed bylaws or changes in existing bylaws must be submitted to the Bylaw Review Committee and to Town Counsel at least 60 days prior to the date of the Town Meeting, except as is provided by law.
These bylaws shall take effect upon their publication or posting, acceptance and approval as required by law, and all the bylaws previously adopted by the Town of Plainville are hereby repealed upon the date of such publication or posting, acceptance and approval.
If any provision herein, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstance, shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this set of bylaws, and applicability of such provision to other persons or circumstance, shall not be affected thereby.
[Adopted as indicated in section histories]
[Adopted 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 26]
The Town accepted the renumbering and revision of the various general bylaws of the Town to the numbering or codification, arrangement, sequence and captions and the comprehensive revisions to the text of the General Bylaws as set forth in the Draft of the Code of the Town of Plainville, dated April 2011, said codification having been done under the direction of the Board of Selectmen and Town Attorney, and said Code being a compilation and comprehensive revision of the present bylaws of the Town. All bylaws of a general and permanent nature, as amended, heretofore in force and not included in the Code shall be repealed, except that such repeal shall not affect any suit or proceeding pending as the result of an existing law, and such repeal shall not apply to or affect any personnel bylaw or any bylaw, order or article heretofore adopted accepting or adopting the provisions of any statute of the commonwealth. These bylaws shall be referred to as the "Code of the Town of Plainville, Massachusetts."
[Adopted 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 27]
The Town voted to accept the renumbering and revision of the Personnel Bylaw of the Town from its original numbering to the numbering or codification, arrangement, sequence and captions and the comprehensive revisions to the text of the Personnel Bylaw as set forth in the Draft of the Code of the Town of Plainville, dated April 2011, said codification having been done under the direction of the Board of Selectmen and Town Attorney, and being a compilation and comprehensive revision of the present Personnel Bylaw of the Town, including amendments thereto. All Personnel Bylaws, as amended, heretofore in force and not included in Chapter 515 shall be repealed, except that such repeal shall not affect any suit or proceeding pending as the result of an existing law, and such repeal shall not apply to or affect any personnel bylaw or any bylaw, order or article heretofore adopted accepting or adopting the provisions of any statute of the commonwealth. The Personnel Bylaw shall be codified as Chapter 515 of the "Code of the Town of Plainville, Massachusetts."
[Adopted 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 28]
The Town voted to accept the renumbering and revision of the Zoning Bylaw of the Town from its original numbering to the numbering or codification, arrangement, sequence and captions and the comprehensive revisions to the text of the Zoning Bylaw as set forth in the Draft of the Code of the Town of Plainville, dated April 2011, said codification of the Zoning Bylaw having been done under the direction of the Planning Board, and being a compilation and comprehensive revision of the present Zoning Bylaw, including amendments thereto. All Zoning Bylaws, as amended, heretofore in force and not included in Chapter 500 shall be repealed, except that such repeal shall not affect any suit or proceeding pending as the result of an existing law. The Zoning Bylaw shall be codified as Chapter 500 of the "Code of the Town of Plainville, Massachusetts."