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Town of Wakefield, MA
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Wakefield adopted since the publication of the Code, indicating its inclusion in the Code or the reason for its exclusion. [Enabling legislation which is not general and permanent in nature is considered to be non-Code material (NCM).] Information regarding legislation which is not included in the Code nor on this list is available from the office of the Town Clerk. The last legislation reviewed for the original publication of the Code was Art. No. 8 of the 12-15-1997 Special Town Meeting. A complete listing, including disposition, of all legislation reviewed in conjunction with the original publication of the Code is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.]
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
Referendum
11-3-1998
Charter
Charter
ATM, Art. 23
4-5-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 24
4-5-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 25
4-5-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 26
4-5-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
Planning Board
3-14-2000
Subdivision of land
Ch. 320
ATM, Art. 26
4-13-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 27
4-13-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 9
10-2-2000
General provisions: interpretation and penalties amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I
ATM, Art. 14
4-5-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 16
4-5-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 26
4-5-2001
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 190
STM, Art. 5
6-28-2001
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
RTM, Art. 15
11-15-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 16
11-15-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 23
11-29-2001
Meetings amendment
Ch. 36
ATM, Art. 19
4-4-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 20
4-4-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 21
4-4-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 22
4-4-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 26
4-4-2002
Building Committee
Ch. 9, Art. V
ATM, Art. 36
4-8-2002
Community Preservation Committee
Ch. 9, Art. VI
ATM, Art. 37
4-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 38
4-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 39
4-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 17
4-7-2003
Sewer betterments
Ch. 165, Art. II
ATM, Art. 19
4-7-2003
Newsracks
Ch. 148
ATM, Art. 26
4-7-2003
Scenic roadways
Ch. 191
ATM, Art. 28
4-7-2003
Fees amendment
Ch. 119
ATM, Art. 3
4-10-2003
General Law acceptance
Ch. A702
ATM, Art. 13
4-5-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
Board of Health
10-6-2004
Dumpsters
Ch. 412
Board of Health
10-6-2004
Grease traps
Ch. 416
RTM, Art. 29
11-1-2004
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 154
RTM, Art. 30
11-8-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 31
11-8-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 32a, b, and c
11-8-2004
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
RTM, Art. 33
11-8-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 34
11-8-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 7
11-7-2005
Fees amendment
Ch. 119
RTM, Art. 8
11-7-2005
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 154
RTM, Art. 9
11-7-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 23
4-3-2006
Fees amendments
Chs. 104, 119
ATM, Art. 26
4-3-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A702
STM, Art. 2
8-17-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 4
4-2-2007
Cemeteries amendment (crematoriums)
Ch. 100
ATM, Art. 15
4-2-2007
Interpretation and penalties amendment; waterfowl regulations
Ch. 1, Art. I; Ch. 450
RTM, Art. 2
11-8-2007
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
RTM, Art. 4
11-8-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 16
4-7-2008
Storm drain system; stormwater management
Ch. 170
RTM, Art. 14
11-17-2008
Charter amendment
Secs. 5-6, 5-7, 5-8
RTM, Art. 15
11-17-2008
Charter amendment
Sec. 2-9
RTM, Art. 16
11-17-2008
Charter amendment
Sec. 4-2
RTM, Art. 19
11-17-2008
Charter amendment
Sec. 5-11
RTM, Art. 21
11-17-2008
Meetings amendment
Ch. 36
Board of Health
3-31-2009
Fees amendment
Ch. 414
ATM, Art. 7
4-6-2009
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 25
4-6-2009
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 26
4-6-2009
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 27
4-6-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 28
4-6-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 13
11-16-2009
General provisions: interpretation and penalties amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I
ATM, Art. 25
5-3-2010
Fees amendment
Ch. 119
ATM, Art. 27
5-3-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 28
5-3-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 29
5-3-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 30
5-3-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 6
5-9-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 7
5-9-2011
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 8
5-9-2011
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 9
5-9-2011
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 10
5-9-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 11
5-9-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 22
5-9-2011
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 25
5-9-2011
Reports amendment
Ch. 51
RTM, Art. 3
11-14-2011
Interpretaion and penalties amendment; snow and ice amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I; Ch. 175, Art. III
RTM, Art. 5
11-14-2011
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 190 (Table only)
ATM, Art. 12
5-14-2012
Fingerprint-based criminal record background checks
Ch. 143
ATM, Art. 25
5-14-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 26
5-14-2012
Sidewalk cafes
Ch. 147
ATM, Art. 28
5-14-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 29
5-14-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 30
5-14-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 27
5-6-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 14
11-18-2013
Fees amendment
Ch. 119
RTM, Art. 17
11-18-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 18
11-18-2013
Notice of opportunity to apply for boards, committees and commissions
Ch. 9, Art. VII
RTM, Art. 19
11-18-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
Board of Selectmen
11-13-2013
Licensing of alcoholic beverage sales
Ch. 205
Board of Health
11-20-2013
Drugs: sale of drug paraphernalia
Ch. 411, Art. I
STM, Art. 4
2-6-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
STM, Art. 5
2-6-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
STM, Art. 6
2-6-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 27
5-12-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 11
11-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 12
11-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 13
11-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 20
5-2-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 4
11-7-2016
Brownfields tax abatement agreements; General Law acceptance
Ch. 90; Ch. A702
ATM, Art. 25
5-1-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 26
5-1-2017
Peace and good order amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 27
5-1-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
ATM, Art. 29
5-1-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 190
RTM, Art. 4
11-6-2017
General provisions amendment; peace and good order amendment
Ch. 1; Ch. 154
RTM, Art. 5
11-6-2017
Charter amendment; officers, boards, committees and commissions amendment
Ch. C; Ch. A703
RTM, Art. 6
11-6-2017
Dogs and other animals amendment
Ch. 104
RTM, Art. 7
11-6-2017
Reports amendment
Ch. 51
ATM, Art. 19
5-2-2016
Fees Amendment
Ch. 119
Board of Selectmen
7-16-2018
Hawkers and Peddlers
Ch. 210
ATM, Art. 21
5-10-2018
Council on Aging Repealer; Counsel Amendment; Departments: Surplus Supplies Amendment; Meetings Amendment; Personnel Policies and Compensation Repealer; Purchasing Repealer; Board of Selectmen Amendment; Treasurer Amendment; Alcoholic Beverages Amendment; Cemeteries Amendment; Excavations Repealer; Licenses and Permits: Delinquent Taxpayers Amendment
Ch. 14; Ch. 17; Ch. 21, Art. I; Ch. 36; Ch. 43; Ch. 47; Ch. 56; Ch. 62; Ch. 78; Ch. 100; Ch. 115; Ch. 142, Art. I
ATM, Art. 22
5-10-2018
General Provisions: Interpretation and Penalties Amendment; Reports Amendment; Alarms Amendment; Earth Removal Amendment; E-911 Telephone System Amendment; Fees Amendment; Lake Quannapowitt Amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I; Ch. 51; Ch. 75; Ch. 108; Ch. 112; Ch. 119; Ch. 138
ATM, Art. 23
5-10-2018
Boards, Committees and Commissions: Handicapped Commission Amendment; Finance Committee Amendment; Permanent Building Committee Amendment; Governance of Multiple Member Bodies
Ch. 9, Art. III; Ch. 9, Art. IV; Ch. 9, Art. V; Ch. 9, Art. VIII
RTM, Art. 14
11-5-2018
Streets and Sidewalks: General Provisions Amendment; Obstructions and Excavations Amendment
Ch. 175, Art. I; Ch. 175, Art. II
RTM, Art. 15
11-5-2018
Revolving Funds
Ch. 5
RTM, Art. 16
11-5-2018
Revolving Funds Amendment
Ch. 5
RTM, Art. 17
11-5-2018
Nomenclature Change
Ch. 1; Ch. 9; Ch. 17; Ch. 21; Ch. 36; Ch. 51; Ch. 56; Ch. 62; Ch. 75; Ch. 90; Ch. 104; Ch. 112; Ch. 138; Ch. 142; Ch. 143; Ch. 147; Ch. 148; Ch. 154; Ch. 165; Ch. 190; Ch. 205; Ch. 211; Ch. 320
RTM, Art. 18
11-5-2018
Historic Structures: Demolition Amendment
Ch. 126, Art. I
RTM, Art. 19
11-5-2018
Hunting and Trapping
Ch. 130
RTM, Art. 20
11-5-2018
Fingerprint-Based Criminal Record Background Checks Amendment
Ch. 143
RTM, Art. 21
11-5-2018
Sidewalk Cafes Amendment
Ch. 147
RTM, Art. 22
11-5-2018
Newsracks Amendment
Ch. 148
RTM, Art. 23
11-5-2018
Sewers Amendment
Ch. 165
RTM, Art. 24
11-5-2018
Storm Drain System; Stormwater Management Amendment
Ch. 170
RTM, Art. 25
11-5-2018
Water: Water Supply Emergencies Amendment
Ch. 185, Art. I
RTM, Art. 28
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 30
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 31
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 32
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 33
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 34
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 35
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 36
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 37
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
RTM, Art. 38
11-5-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
Planning Board
12-11-2018
Subdivision of Land Amendment
Ch. 320
Planning Board
12-11-2018
Subdivision of Land Amendment
Ch. 320
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
Supp. No.
ATM, Art. 22
4-29-2019
Acceptances of General Laws Amendment
Ch. A702
36
ATM, Art. 23
4-29-2019
General Provisions Amendment
Ch. 1
36
ATM, Art. 24
4-29-2019
Boards, Committees and Commissions: Permanent Building Committee Amendment
Ch. 9, Art. V
36
ATM, Art. 25
4-29-2019
Fingerprint-Based Criminal Record Background Checks Amendment
Ch. 143
36