Town of Andover, MA
Essex County
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The following table was compiled from a list furnished by the town. It shows those bylaws which are general and permanent and also shows rezoning as well as amendments to the text of the Zoning Bylaw.
Date of Town Meeting
Article of Warrant
Subject
Location
(if any)
in By-Laws
3-14-1927
22
Interim Zoning Ordinance
3-9-1936
17
Establish Article VIII, Zoning Bylaw
3-14-1938
26
Change lot area for residential districts, from 10,000 to 8,500 square feet
3-11-1940
39
Amend IX, Paragraph 1 to include summer camp lots
40
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 4 to add corner lots
41
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 5 to add corner lots
42
Amend Section VIII to add Zoning Board of Appeals
6-17-1947
5
Establish Educational District beginning north side of Haverhill Street
3-13-1950
41
Establish a Business District between Essex Street, Railroad Avenue, etc.
3-10-1952
11
Rezone "Shaw Estate" land (85 Main Street) from Single Residence to Business District
33
Add paragraph to Section II, requiring a first floor living area of at least 400 square feet
34
Amend Subsection 4 of Section XII to allow conversion of one or more dwelling units to more dwelling units
36
Rezone 9 and 13 Chestnut Street parcels from Residential District to Business District
38
Rezone the corner of Lowell Street and Poor Street from a Residential District to Business District
3-8-1954
7
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 1 to establish new lot frontages and lot sizes in residential districts near the Town House, Ballardvale Fire Station and Shawsheen Square
9
Repeal Section X, Paragraph 2 and substitute new paragraph for the removal of earth, etc.
3-21-1955
1
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 1 for size of lots and lot frontages in Zones A, B and C
2
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 3 regarding front yards and corner lot setbacks
3-10-1956
54
Establish Industrial District between B&M Railroad and Andover Street
59
Add Paragraph 5 to Section V, Educational Districts, adding lot requirements of the SRB District
60
Rezone SRB District to SRC District near bypass to North Reading line to Wilmington line, River Street, High Street, Andover Street, Ballardvale Road, South Main Street, etc.
3-12-1956
63
Rezone SRA District to SRB District, beginning Highland Road, Salem Street, North Andover line, bypass, Prospect Hill Road, etc.
64
Rezone SRA District to SRB District for area beginning at Haverhill Street, Merrimack College to Elm Street, North Andover line, etc.
65
Rezone SRA District to SRB District for area beginning at North Main Street, Shawsheen River, Castle Heights Development, etc.
66
Rezone SRA District to SRB District for area beginning at Lowell Street to Canterbury Street, etc.
67
Rezone SRA District to SRB District for area beginning at Lawrence line, North Andover line, Haverhill Street, High Street, etc.
68
Rezone SRA District to SRB District for area beginning at North Andover line, Elm Street, Haverhill Street, etc.
69
Delete summer camp lots from Section IX, Paragraph 1
70
Rezone Lowell Junction area from SRC District to Industrial District
71
Rezone SRB District to Industrial District for area known as West Andover, bounded by Fish Brook, River Road, Merrimack River, Lawrence Line and North Street
72
Amend Section VII, adding regulations for Industrial Districts in Lowell Junction and West Andover
1-5-1957
1
Amend Article 72 of March 3-12, 1956 Town Meeting, Section VII, deleting Board of Selectmen and adding Zoning Board of Appeals
3-9-1957
41
Extend Zone A from Bowdoin Road, Congregation Temple Emmanuel, Andover Country Club, etc.
10-7-1957
2
Amend Section X to add Subsection 2, Removal of earth materials
3
Repeal Section X, Paragraph 2, Removal of earth materials (subject to Attorney General approving Article 2)
3-10-1958
41
Establish Multiple Housing District, near the Andover Housing Authority, Rogers' Brook, etc.
3-17-1958
48
Change SRC District lot frontages move up from 200 feet to 180 feet in Section IV
52
Establish Planned Shopping Center District, Section VI.A
53
Rezone SRC District to Planned Shopping Center District, two areas in West Andover on north and south sides of Route 133
54
Rezone IA District at North Main Street, Harding Street and Shawsheen River to Planned Shopping Center District
10-6-1958
1
Rescind Article 52 of March 17, 1958, and substitute a new Section VI.A, Special Shopping Center District
2
Rescind Article 53 of March 17, 1958, and rezone from SRC District to Special Shopping Center District, located each side of Route 133 in West Andover
3
Rescind Article 54 of March 17, 1958
6
Establish Section IV.C, Special Motel District
3-7-1959
37
Establish Section IV.B, Apartment (APT) District
38
Rezone SRB District at corner of Haverhill and High Streets to APT of Haverhill and High Streets
41
Rezone SRB District at Merrimack College District
3-12-1960
2
Add to Section VII, a new Subsection D, Restricted Industrial District, for the Filter Bed Road Area
3
Rezone SRA and IA Districts to ID District for area known as Filter Bed Road Area
3-14-1960
30
Add Paragraph 7 to Section IX, Special Development Plans
36
Change Paragraph e of Section VII.C, (Restricted Industrial District — West Andover Area), building setbacks for industrial plants
6-29-1960
1
Add subparagraph on outdoor recreation clubs to Section IV
3-13-1961
41
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 1, by adding new subparagraph (h) to rezone Industrial C District to SRC District, the area bounded by North Street, River Road, Chandler Road and by amending Section VII on Industrial Districts
42
Add the Board of Appeals to Section XIII
43
Amend Section IX, Paragraph 7, regarding subdivision control for tracts of 50 acres or more and minimum lot frontage requirements
44
Rezone SRC District on north side of new Route 93 to Shopping Center District
3-10-1962
7
Amend Section IV, Paragraph 7 to include "and other municipal facilities;" amend Section VII, Paragraph 3, to allow municipal facilities in industrial districts
28
Rezone SRA District located on North Main Street (Washington Park Apartments) to Apartment District
3-9-1963
28
Add Subsection 6 to Section 6, parking of commercial vehicles; include accessory uses in Subsection 5
37
Rezone Business District area at Essex Street, Red Spring Road and Shawsheen Road to SRA District
38
Rezone Business District area by North Main Street and Lawrence line to SRA District
3-7-1964
36—38
Boundary descriptions and Map
6-15-1964
6
Zoning revision
Art. VIII
9
Signs
Art. VIII
10
Amend V.B.7
Art. VIII
12
Rezone SR to ID
13
Rezone SR to Business District
3-6-1965
23
Fire Code
3-12-1966
39
General By-Laws adopted
40—44
Building Code amendments
46
Amend VI.A, Other requirements, parking
Art. VIII
47,49
Rezone SRA to General Business
51
Rezone General Industrial to General Business
53
Amendments to zoning
Art. VIII
56
Rezone SRA to Shopping Center
3-11-1967
26
Add VI.E, Earth removal violations
Art. VIII
27
Amend VIII.F, Violations
Art. VIII
29
Amendments to Zoning
Art. VIII
11-20-1967
7
Amend V.B.8
Art. VIII
8
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraphs 3 through 5, 7; VI. A.5.a(2); VI.A.5.b(10)
Art. VIII
3-18-1968
53
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 33
Art. VIII
54
Amend VIII.C
Art. VIII
55
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 26
Art. VIII
56
Amend VI.E, Removal of earth material
Art. VIII
57
Amend V.A, Table of Dimensional Requirements, Business District
Art. VIII
3-18-1968
7
Amend IV.B, Paragraphs 34A, 34B; II, Definitions, Removal
Art. VIII
8
Amend III.A.2 to add OP District (Office Park); IV.B changing use charts for Paragraphs 6, 8, 13, 14, 20, 31, 32, 33, 34A, 34B, 36, 40, 44, 45, 46, 47; V.A to add OP District; VI to add new paragraph on OP District; VI.B.3, Signs; VI.A, Paragraph 6, OP parking spaces; VI.C.1, Landscaping
Art. VIII
10
Special Town Meeting, first Monday in October
Art. II
60
Amend tract of land (Howard Johnson's South Main Street) to Apartment District (Colonial Apartments)
61
Amend tract of land, comer of Stevens and North Main, to GI
62
Amend Initial Dog Leash Law
Art. XII
8-1-1968
1
Amend tract of land (Shawsheen Rubber) to GI
3
Amend V.A, Table of Dimensional Regulations, Industrial District
Art. VIII
4
Amend tract of land (Raytheon) to IA
3-11-1969
38
New dog leash law
Art. XII
42
Amend VI.B.2.C to add Paragraph 3
Art. VIII
43
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraphs 13, 30(c)
Art. VIII
10-6-1969
1
Public auction of real estate
Art. V
10-20-1969
25
Amend Section II, Definitions, Paragraph 21; delete Note under the heading Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements
Art. VIII
26
Amend III.A.3, Industrial Districts, Delete IB and IC
Art. VIII
27
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Delete IB and IC and amend Paragraphs 1, 17, 21, 27, 28, 29 and 30
Art. VIII
28
Amend V.A, Table of Dimensional Requirements, Delete IB and IC
Art. VIII
29
Amend V.B.3, yard depth
30
Amend V.B.8, Industrial Districts
Art. VIII
31
Amend VI.A.4; renumber 4 as 4a and Add 4.b
Art. VIII
32
Amend VI.A, Paragraph 6b
Art. VIII
33
Amend IV.B, Paragraph 31
Art. VIII
34
Amend VI.G
Art. VIII
35
Amend IV.B, Paragraph 42
Art. VIII
36
Amend V.B.3 to add e, "are not used for housing domestic animals or livestock"
Art. VIII
3-7-1970
46
Amend tract of land from Shopping Center to SRC
47
Amend tract of land from SRA to General Business
48
Amend tract of land from Residential to IA
51
Art. VII, Building Code Section 37, Paragraph (d)
52
Building Code Section 4, Paragraph 1
62
Dog control
Art. XII
3-7-1970
1
Amend tract of land from General Industrial to IA
10-5-1970
6
Rezone GI to IA
3-20-1971
10
Contracts
Art. V, § 1
11
1970 Fire Code
10-4-1971
2
Article VII, Building Code, Section 10, swimming pool
3
Article VII, Building Code, new Section 50A, swimming pool permits
4
Amend Section II, Definitions, Paragraph 22
Art. VIII
5
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 40
Art. VIII
4-10-1972
40
Hunting prohibited in Andover (disapproved by Attorney General)
45
Amend tract of land (Haverhill Street) from SRA to OPD
10-2-1972
4
Firearms discharge
Art. XII, § 7
4-2-1973
37
Annual Town Meeting warrant to be open 35 days
Art. III
38
Snowmobiles restricted
47
Building Code electrical fees
4-8-1974
13
Fiscal year to be July 1 to June 30
Art. IV
14
Monetary interest or employment disclosure before speaking about Town Meeting Article
Art. II
15
Amend tract of land (Central Street) from SRA to General Business
41
Increase size of Finance Committee
Art. III
42
Admission of other than registered voters to Town Meeting [Paragraph (a) not to be in effect for Special Town Meeting]
Art. II, § 7(b)
43
Finance Committee to prepare Report for Annual Town Meeting
Art. III, § 3(a)
54
Amend tract of land from SRC to Industrial D
4-22-1974
54
Rezone SRC to ID
4-7-1975
4
Town moneys
Art. IV
5
Election Day to be fourth Monday
Art. II
4-15-1975
23
Alcoholic beverages on school and municipal buildings and grounds
Art. XII, § 20.5
24
Alcoholic beverages in parks and playgrounds
Art. XII, § 20.5
27
Amend Section IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, mobile homes
Art. VIII
28
Amend Section IV.B.30, adding "or registered vehicle"
Art. VIII
43
Dog control (vaccination)
Art. XII
44
Dog control (trash pickup time)
Art. XII
45
Dog license fees
Art. XII
46
Add Section "Penalties" (formerly Art. XII, § 14)
50
Add Section "Sidewalk Snow Removal"
Art. XII, § 20
54
Add Section "Soliciting"
Art. XII, § 19
10-6-1975
19
Amend Zoning Bylaw/Art. VII "Construction Permit Fees"
20
Deletes Plumbing By-Law (formerly Art. IX)
21
Delete Paragraphs 3, 4 re: Plumbing and Building Codes
Art. I, § 3(a)
22
New amount $200 in last line
Art. I, § 4
4-27-1976
12
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 25, "Repair Garage"
Art. VIII
26
Amend tract of land West Andover from IA to ID
27
Changes in Industrial D Categories
Art. VIII
5-10-1977
3
October Special Town Meeting
Art. II
7
Selectmen to see Fee Schedule
Art. VII
9
Andover Members of Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
Art. XII
12
Change 7 to 14 days
Art. II, § 2
18
Amend V.B, Table of Dimensional Requirements, to add 10 on public acquisition of lots
Art. VIII
19
Amend Andover and Center Streets from GB to SRA
26
Amend N.B, Table of Use Regulations, Sacred Heart
Art. VIII
29
Amend VI.B to add new material on signs
Art. VIII
36
Delete Sections 11-17 and add new section on dogs (disapproved by Attorney General)
Art. XII
39
Amend sidewalk snow removal
Art. XII, § 20
10-24-1977
6
Snow in streets
Art. XII, § 9
17
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 43 "Heliports"
Art. VIII
18
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations
Art. VIII
19
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 34A
Art. VIII
27
Dog control
Art. XII
4-25-1978
5
Dog control
Art. XII
16
Finance Committee report
Art. III, § 3
20
Recreational motor vehicles
Art. XII, § 18
30
Amend III, Establishment of Districts, to add Flood Hazard District
Art. VIII
46
Amend VI.B, Signs
Art. VIII
53
Amend Zoning Bylaws to accept Ch. 808
Art. VIII
10-23-1978
10
Amend IV, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 42, "Horses"; VI.G, "Agriculture and Livestock"
Art. VIII
17
Amend V.B.3; letter existing paragraph as a. and add new Paragraph b.
Art. VIII
18
Amend V. A, Table of Dimensional Requirements, to add footnote "See Definition of Lot Area"
Art. VIII
19
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, I.a, "Cluster Development"
Art. VIII
20
Amend VI.B.3.e(2), allowable attached signs
Art. VIII
23
Amend tract of land at 23 Central Street from SRA to GB
25
Amend Zoning Bylaw to increase Board of Appeals members
Art. VIII
27
Annual audit
Art. IV, § 8
5-14-1979
13
Amend VI, Other requirements, Design Advisory Group
Art. VIII
24
Amend VI.A.5a, general regulations regarding parking, General Business District
Art. VIII
33
Storage of inflammable (fees)
Art. XII, § 22
35
Emergency reporting equipment and procedures
Art. XII, § 24
10-15-1979
7
Depositing leaves or other refuse on streets
Art. XII, § 26
9
Amend V.B.6.a, motels and hotels except Business District, buildings not to exceed 30 feet in height
Art. VIII
10
Amend VIII.B.1 from 2 to 4 Associate Members
Art. VIII
15
Strike out regulations for October Special Town Meeting
Art. II, § 1
18
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 17, "Restaurant"
Art. VIII
20
Failure of Finance Committee to mail Report shall not invalidate Town Meeting action
Art. II, § 9
4-15-1980
30
New "N.", Raising fees
Art. XII, § 11
37
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 34A, "Soil removal"
Art. VIII
48
Authority to require bond
Art. XII, § 25
49
Noncriminal penalties for enforcement
Art. I, § 4
56
Amend V.B.2.d, Exceptions and special regulations, Yards
Art. VIII
57
Amend VI.D.1, Cluster development, Dimensional regulations, Paragraph d
Art. VIII
5-26-1981
4
Town Clerk's fees
Art. XI, § 6
7
Handicapped parking
Art. XII, § 28
10
Amend IV.B.5, Table of Use Regulations, to delete "business"
Art. VIII
15
Amend IV.B, Paragraph 49; VI.P, Towers; II, definition of wind-energy conversion system
Art. VIII
16
Amend IV.B, Paragraph 50; IV.O, communication antennas; II, definition of communication antenna
Art. VIII
18
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 38A
Art. VIII
36
Amend tracts of land from SRC to ID
65
Fire lanes, parking prohibited
Art. XII, § 27
6-1-1981
36
Rezone from SRC to ID
4-26-1982
9
Amend II, Definitions, to include "Helicopter"; IV.B.43A
Art. VIII
19
Foster's Pond
Art. XII, § 29
4-4-1983
19
Amend VII.A.2, Nonconformance
Art. VIII
32
All-night parking
Art. XII, § 31
48
Amend VI, Removal of soil, loam, gravel, etc.
Art. VIII
4-2-1984
12
Adopt Code of By-Laws
Following Preface
30
Summary Annual Report
Art. II, § 4.1
41
Amend VI.O.3(b) and (c), multiple dwellings
Art. VIII
46
Amend II, Definitions, to include 28, "customary home occupations"
Art. VIII
47
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, Paragraph 37, day care
Art. VIII
50
Rezone SRA to APT
54
Amend IV.B, Table of Use Regulations, to add Paragraph 11A, banking establishment
Art. VIII
4-2-1985
65
Amend VI.A, Parking
Art. VIII
66
Amend II.10A, definition of "lot area"
Art. VIII
67
Amend VI to add Subsection O, Multiple dwellings
Art. VIII
4-3-1985
68
Amend V.B.6, Motels and hotels except in Business District
Art. VIII
69
Delete IV.B.3 through IV.B.5A; add back 3a to 3e, multiple dwellings; and renumber IV.B.6 through IV.B.31B as IV.B.4 through IV.B.31
Art. VIII
70
Repeal VI.I, Large Structure Conversion, and renumber VI.J through VI.P as VI.I through VI.O
Art. VIII
71
Amend V.A, Table of Dimensional Requirements
Art. VIII
4-8-1986
54
Amend VIII.C to add 2 and renumber 2 through 5 as 3 through 6 (Planning Board special permits)
Art. VIII
55
Delete VI.H.4, Industrial D site plan review; add VI.Q, Site plan review
Art. VIII
56
Amend VI.A.3, Parking design standards; delete VI.A.6.i, 7.c, 7.d
Art. VIII
58
Amend VI.A.7.a(4), Intent and application of parking requirements in industrial districts
Art. VIII
59
Amend V.B.8.a, b, Exceptions and special requirements, Dimensional requirements in industrial districts; renumber 8.b through d as c through d
Art. VIII
60
Amend V.B.7.c and VI.O.4
Art. VIII
61
Amend V.B.7.a, Exceptions and special requirements, Dimensional requirements in General Business Districts; amend title of VI.C; add VI.C.3, Landscaping, buffering, lighting
Art. VIII
62
Add III.A.4, Overlay districts; amend III.B and E
Art. VIII
63
Rezone from SRA to GB
4-9-1986
66
Add VI.P, Watershed Protection Overlay District
Art. VIII
4-15-1987
69
Amend IV.B.37, Day-care facilities
Art. VIII
70
Amend Zoning Bylaw by changing word "parcel" to word "lot" throughout
Art. VIII
71
Amend V.B.2 to add 2.a, and renumber 2.a through 2.f as 2.b through 2.g, dimensional requirements
Art. VIII
72
Amend VI.D.1.b and VI.D.2, Cluster development, Dimensional requirements, design
Art. VIII
73
Amend VIII to add Paragraph A.6, Administration and procedure
Art. VIII
74
Add VI.P.3.i; delete VI.P.4.a, renumber 4.b through 4.d as 4.a through 4.c, amend 4.c, Watershed Protection Overlay District
Art. VIII
75
Amend III.D, Lots split by zoning boundary
Art. VIII
76
Amend VI.O.1.c, Multiple dwellings
Art. VIII
4-5-1988
55
Add § 30 to Art. XI of General Bylaws, Recycling Certain Materials
Art. XII, § 30
59
Add VI.B.3.g, Signs; amend VI.K.2.a
Art. VIII
60
Delete § 7 of Art. II of General Bylaws (Appropriation proposals; Special Town Meeting)
Rpld Art. II, § 7
62
Create Mixed Use District; amend III.A.2, IV.B, V.A, VI.A.3.a and f, VI.C.3 and 3.a.i, VI.O.3; add V.B.11, VI.R
Art. VIII
66
Add IV.B.51, Family day-care
Art. VIII
68
Add II.29, "water body" and "watercourse" definition
Art. VIII
69
Amend VI.P.5, Watershed setbacks
Art. VIII
84
Add § 7 to Art. II of General Bylaws (Dissolving Town Meeting)
Art. II, § 7
85
Rezone IG to SRA
93
Amend IV.B.50, VI.N, Satellite dishes
Art. VIII
94
Amend IV.B.29(e), junk cars
Art. VIII
95
Add IV.B.11A, Convenience store
Art. VIII
101
Amend IV.B.3.d, VI.O.4, Conversion of 50,000-square-foot structures
Art. VIII
4-4-1989
19
Licenses and tax delinquency
Art. XII, § 32
64
Flood Hazard Overlay District
Art. VIII, § III.B
65
Lot dimensions, V.B.2.h
Art. VIII, § V.B.2.h
71
Definition of "frontage"
Art. VIII, § II.8
6-19-1989
1
Shooting galleries and ranges
Art. XI, § 7
6-12-1990
60
Add § 24.5 to Art. XII of General Bylaws, Fire alarm systems and false fire alarms
Art. XII, § 24.5
67
Amend VI.I.1 through 5, Flood Hazard District
Art. VIII
69
Amend § 22 of Art. XII of General Bylaws, Storage of inflammables
Art. XII, § 22
73
Amend VI.Q, Site plan review, and add VIII.C.2.a.6, Site plan special permit
Art. VIII
74
Amend § 6 of Art. XI of General Bylaws, Town Clerk's fees
Art. XI, § 6
77
Add § 33 to Art. XII of General Bylaws, Demolition of historically significant buildings and structures
Art. XII, § 33
78
Amend § 11 of Art. XII of General Bylaws, Dogs
Art. XII, § 11
4-2-1991
37
Capital improvement program
Art. XII, § 34
44
New Fire Code
Art. X, § 1
46
Add to Subsection (6), Art. XII, § 33, Noncompliance
Art. XII, § 33(6)
9-30-1991
5
Add IV.B.52, Temporary use of residential premises for sale of crafts
Art. VIII
4-13-1992
35
Add IV.B.43B, Outdoor tables and chairs
Art. VIII
4-13-1992
37
Delete IV.B.29(f), reletter (g), (h) as (f), (g); add IV.B.53, VI.T, Unregistered and nonworking motor vehicles
Art. VIII
4-14-1992
39
Amend VI.A, parking requirements
Art. VIII
4-14-1992
40
Amend IV.B.37, add VI.S, Child-care facilities
Art. VIII
4-12-1993
19
Zoning amendment: definition of "structure"
Art. VIII, § II.13
4-12-1993
20
Zoning amendment: setbacks for accessory recreational uses
Art. VIII, § V.B.2.i
4-12-1993
21
Zoning amendment: political signs (disapproved by Attorney General)
4-12-1993
22
Zoning amendment: sign setback from intersection
Art. VIII, § VI.B.2.d.(8)
4-12-1993
39
Town Meeting amendment: quorum
Art. II, § 3
4-13-1993
44
Finance Committee amendment
Art. III, § 3(a)(7)
4-13-1993
47
Rezone portion of Central Street from SRA to GB
4-13-1993
48
Rezone portion of Chestnut Street from SRA to GB
4-13-1993
53
Rezone portion of South Main Street from SRC to GB
4-13-1993
56
Dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11(e)
4-13-1993
57
Dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11(k)
4-13-1993
59
Codification
Art. I, § 5
4-12-1994
26
Zoning amendment: temporary signs
Art. VIII, § VI.B.2.f(3), (4)
4-12-1994
27
Zoning amendment: pennants
Art. VIII, § VI.B.2.d(6)
4-12-1994
41
Licenses amendment
Art. XII, § 32(b)
4-12-1994
45
Dogs amendment: canine waste
Art. XII, § 11(o)
4-13-1994
52
Smoking and sale of tobacco
Art. XII, § 35
4-13-1994
57
Dogs amendment: license period
Art. XII, § 11(a)
4-13-1994
59
Zoning amendment: Limited Service District
Art. VIII, §§ IIIA.2, IV.B, V.A, VI.B.3.d, VI.B.3.b, VI.C.1, VI.C.4.4
4-13-1994
61
Zoning amendment
Art. VIII, § VIII.A.6
4-13-1994
66
Dogs amendment: licenses
Art. XII, § 11(n)(1)
4-11-1995
39
Emergency reporting equipment and procedures amendment
Art. XII, § 24(g), (h), (i), (j) and (k)
4-12-1995
70
Ballardvale Historic District
Art. XII, § 36
4-12-1995
72
Chimney safety
Art. XII, § 37
4-12-1995
73
Vaccination of cats
Art. XII, § 38
4-10-1996
62
Demolition of historically significant buildings and structures amendment
Art. XII, § 33(2)b
4-10-1996
64
Zoning amendment: Planning Board associate member
Art. VIII, § VIII.C.2
4-10-1996
65
Planning Board amendment
Art. III, § 3(B)(1)
4-10-1996
71
Zoning amendment: Adult uses
Art. VIII, § II.30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, VI.U, IV.B.9A
4-10-1996
72
Zoning amendment: Maximum height regulations
Art. VIII, §§ V.A, V.B.8.f
4-11-1996
87
Zoning amendment: Rezoning Lot 103 from ID to SRA
Art. VIII, § III.B
4-11-1996
89
Dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11(a) and (n)(1)
10-23-1996
14
Charter amendment
Charter
4-14-1997
25
Zoning amendment: Elderly housing
Art. VIII, §§ IV.B.5A, VI.V, II.36 through 42
4-15-1997
50
Licenses and tax delinquency amendment
Art. XII, § 32(b)
4-15-1997
51
Licenses and tax delinquency amendment
Art. XII, § 32(d)
4-16-1997
53
Amendment to date whereby Town Manager has to submit annual budget
Art. IV § 6
4-16-1997
54
Amend ATM date
Art. II, § 1
4-16-1997
63
Zoning amendment: Adult uses
Art. VIII, § VI.U
4-16-1997
64
Zoning amendment: Communication structures
Art. VIII, §§ II.25, VI.N, IV.B.50(c)
4-16-1997
65
Zoning amendment: Lot area
Art. VIII, § II.10A
4-16-1997
66
Zoning amendment: Minimum yard depth
Art. VIII, §§ V.A, VI.D
4-16-1997
67
Zoning amendment: Lot/slope requirements for single residence districts
Art. VIII, § V.B.12
4-16-1997
68
Zoning amendment: Alternative modes of transportation
Art. VIII, §§ VI.W, VI.d.2.d, VI.Q.4.a.16, VI.Q.5.c.10
4-28-1998
40
Town Meetings; Voting amendment
Art. II, § 5.1
4-28-1998
42
Zoning amendment: Nonconformance
Art. VIII, § VII
4-28-1998
44
Zoning amendment: Earth movement
Art. VIII, §§ II.20, IV.B.34A, B, C, D and E, VI.E
4-28-1998
47
Zoning amendment: Wireless communications facilities
Art. VIII, §§ II.25, IV.B.50, VI.N
4-29-1998
71
Licenses and tax delinquency amendment
Art. XII, § 32(a)
4-29-1998
81
Silly string, smoke bombs and stink bombs
Art. XII, § 39
4-29-1998
88
Rezone portion of Dascomb Road from ID to IA
4-29-1998
90
Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers
Art. XII, § 40
5-10-1999
50
Zoning amendment: special permits
Art. VIII, § VIII.C.a
5-10-1999
54
Zoning amendment: Table of Dimensional Requirements
Art. VIII, § V.A
5-10-1999
56
Zoning amendment: Table of Use Regulations
Art. VIII, § IV.B
5-10-1999
57
Zoning amendment: definition of "way"
Art. VIII, § II.14
5-10-1999
58
Zoning amendment: permitted uses
Art. VIII, § IV.A
5-10-1999
59
Zoning amendment: definition of driveway
Art. VIII, § II.43
5-11-1999
75
Wetlands and watercourses
Art. XIV
5-1-2000
61
Town Meetings; Voting amendment street acceptances
Art. II, § 10
5-1-2000
73
Zoning amendment: wireless communications facilities
Art. VIII, § VI.N.1
5-1-2000
74
Zoning amendment: dimensional requirements
Art. VIII, § V.B.2.i
5-1-2000
75
Zoning amendment: lot/slope requirements
Art. VIII, § V.B.12
5-1-2000
76
Zoning amendment: dimensional requirements
Art. VIII, § V.B.13
5-1-2000
86
Automatic amusement devices
Art. XI, § 8
4-24-2001
9
Zoning (recodification)
Art. VIII
4-24-2001
25
Sale of tobacco amendment
Art. XII, § 35
4-24-2001
27
Tax agreements for brownfields
Art. XII, § 41
4-24-2001
34
Town Meetings amendment; location of meetings
Art. II, § 11
4-23-2002
29
Wetlands protection amendment
Art. XIV, § 12
4-29-2002
33
Dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11(e)
4-29-2002
40
Water supply conservation
Art. XV
4-30-2002
52
Zoning amendment: multiple dwelling conversions
Art. VIII, § 7.6.2.4
4-30-2002
53
Zoning amendment: general use regulations
Art. VIII, § 3.1
4-30-2002
54
Zoning amendment: Business Districts
Art. VIII, § 4.1.4.2.b
4-30-2002
57
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.10.7
4-28-2003
22
Officials appointed by Board of Selectmen
Art. III, § 2(b)
4-28-2003
23
Officials appointed by Town Manager
Art. III, § 2(b)
4-28-2003
29
Zoning amendment: special dimensional permit — historic preservation
Art. VIII, § 7.9
4-28-2003
31
Demolition of historic buildings and structures
Art. XII, § 33
4-28-2003
32
Zoning amendment: special dimensional permit — affordable housing
Art. VIII, § 7.8
4-28-2003
34
Zoning amendment: special
Art. VIII, § 9.4.9
4-28-2003
35
Ballardville Historic District
Art. XII, § 36
4-28-2003
37
Town Clerks and dogs fees
Art. XI, §§ 6, 7; Art. XII, §§ 11, 22, 40
4-28-2003
38
Smoking and sale of tobacco
Art. XII, § 35
4-28-2003
44
Zoning amendment: residential uses
Table 1
4-28-2003
54
Zoning amendment: Groundwater Protection Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.6
4-26-2004
15
Town Meeting warrants amendment
Art. II, § 2
4-27-2004
39
Zoning amendment: projections
Art. VIII, § 4.1.3
4-27-2004
42
Zoning amendment: parking in SRA District
Art. VIII, § 5.1
4-27-2004
43
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
4-27-2004
44
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
4-27-2004
51
Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers amendment
Art. XII, § 40
4-26-2005
32
Zoning amendment: special permits and site plan review
Art. VIII, §§ 9.4.8, 9.5.4
4-26-2005
40
Zoning amendment: Table of Use Regulations
Art. VIII, § 3.1.3
5-2-2005
42
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, §§ 5.2.10, 10
5-2-2005
43
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.10, 5.2.11, 5.2.14
5-2-2005
44
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.11
5-2-2005
45
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.4
5-2-2005
47
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, §§ 5.2.4, 10
5-2-2005
48
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.6
5-2-2005
50
Zoning amendment: correction Art. 39, 2005 ATM
Art. VIII, § 4.1.3
4-24-2006
36
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
4-24-2006
49
Rezone from SRA to Mixed Use
4-24-2006
50
Zoning amendment: WPOD
Art. VIII, § 8.1.2
4-23-2007
32
Soliciting amendment
Art. XII, § 21
4-23-2007
34
Community Preservation Committee
Art. XII, § 42
4-23-2007
48
Zoning amendment: mixed use
Art. VIII, § 4.1.4.4
4-23-2007
49
Zoning amendment: design review
Art. VIII, § 9.6
4-23-2007
50
Affordable Housing Trust
Art. XII, § 43
4-23-2007
53
Wetlands protection amendment
Art. XIV, § 3
4-30-2008
30
Zoning amendment: home occupation
Art. VIII, § 10.0
4-30-2008
35
Outdoor dining license
Art. XI, § 9
4-30-2008
38
Stormwater management and erosion control
Art. XVI
4-30-2008
52
Dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11
4-30-2008
54
Banners in Greater Business District
Art. XII, § 44
4-30-2008
55
News boxes
Art. XII, § 45
5-26-2009
35
Zoning amendment: Watershed Protection Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.1
5-26-2009
36
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2
5-26-2009
37
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
5-26-2009
38
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
5-26-2009
39
Zoning amendment: mixed use amendment: design review
Art. VIII, § 9.6
5-26-2009
64
Zoning amendment: wireless communications facilities
Art. VIII, § 6.1
5-26-2009
67
Zoning amendment: Flood Hazard Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.2
10-7-2009
2
Flower planters, boxes and urns
Art. XII, § 45
10-7-2009
3
Licenses and permits amendment: outdoor dining
Art. XI, § 9
4-28-2010
24
Stretch Energy Code
Art. XII, § 47
4-28-2010
36
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
4-28-2010
38
Wetlands protection amendment
Art. XIV, § 6
4-28-2010
39
Wetlands protection amendment
Art. XIV, § 5
4-28-2010
47
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2
4-28-2010
48
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2
4-28-2010
49
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2
4-28-2010
54
Zoning amendment: exceptions and special requirements
Art. VIII, § 4.1
4-28-2010
56
Zoning amendment: planned development
Art. VIII, § 7.2
4-27-2011
31
Zoning amendment: Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements
Art. VIII, § 5.1.4
4-27-2011
41
Banners in Greater Business District
Art. XII, § 44
4-27-2011
47
Zoning amendment: signs
Art. VIII, § 5.2.7
12-5-2011
1
Town Meetings; voting amendment: form for submitting warrant articles and petitions
Art. II, § 12
4-30-2012
29
Zoning amendment: Flood Hazard Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.2
4-30-2012
32
Zoning amendment: take-out service in sit-down restaurants
Art. VIII, § 3.2.1
5-7-2013
26
Zoning amendment: Senior Residential Community Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.8
5-7-2013
27
Zoning amendment: overlay districts
Art. VIII, § 2.2
5-8-2013
47
Zoning amendment: valances of awnings
Art. VIII, § 5.2
5-8-2013
50
Zoning amendment: Industrial 2 District (ID2)
Art. VIII, §§ 4.1.4, 5.1.9, 5.2.14, 9.4.10, 10.0, Appendix A 
5-8-2013
51
Zoning Map amendment: Industrial 2 District (ID2) Dascomb Road
5-8-2013
52
Zoning Map amendment: Industrial 2 District (ID2) River Road
5-8-2013
57
Zoning amendment: definitions
Art. VIII, § 10.0
5-8-2013
59
Zoning amendment: Watershed Protection Overlay District: establishment
Art. VIII, § 8.1.2
2-2014
Subdivision fees amendment
Art. XIII (attachment only)
5-12-2014
34
Zoning amendment: Medical Marijuana Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 8.9
5-12-2014
37
Zoning amendment: Medical Marijuana Overlay District
Art. VIII, § 2.2
5-13-2014
54
Miscellaneous by-laws: banners in the GB District amendment
Art. XII, § 44(3)
5-13-2014
63
Licenses and permits: mobile food vendors
Art. XI, § 10
5-13-2014
65
Miscellaneous by-laws: dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11
5-4-2015
27
Zoning amendment: Table of Use Regulations (medical center or clinic)
Art. VIII, § 3.1.3
5-4-2015
34
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.0
5-4-2015
42
Zoning amendment: Table of Dimensional Requirements (Industrial 2 District)
Art. VIII, § 4.1.2
5-4-2015
47
Zoning Map amendment: land off Fleming Avenue from Industrial D (ID) to Single Residence A (SRA)
5-4-2015
49
Zoning amendment: Historic Mill District (overlay district)
Art. VIII, § 2.2
5-4-2015
50
Zoning amendment: Historic Mill District (HMD)
Art. VIII, § 8.7
5-4-2015
52
Zoning amendment: historic preservation
Art. VIII, § 7.9
5-4-2015
54
Zoning Map amendment: certain Haverhill Street and Tantallon Road parcels from Industrial A (IA) to General Business (GB)
5-3-2016
53
Zoning amendment: Table of Use Regulations (limited service restaurant); definition
Art. VIII, § 3.1.3; Art. VIII, § 10.1
5-1-2017
17
Miscellaneous by-laws: departmental revolving funds
Art. XII, § 48
5-2-2017
50
Miscellaneous by-laws: dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11
5-8-2017
64
Zoning amendment: special residential regulations: elderly housing amendment: assisted living residences — dimensional requirements and design standards
Art. VIII, § 7.4.3
5-8-2017
65
Zoning amendment: special district regulations: Senior Residential Community Overlay District (SRCOD): dimensional requirements and design standards
Art. VIII, § 8.8.5
5-8-2017
66
Zoning amendment: special district regulations: Senior Residential Community Overlay District (SRCOD): dimensional requirements and design standards
Art. VIII, § 8.8.5
5-8-2017
67
Zoning amendment: dimensional requirements: general: special district regulations
Art. VIII, § 4.1.4
5-8-2017
72
Zoning amendment: special district regulations: temporary moratorium on marijuana establishments, marijuana retailers and other sale or distribution of marijuana and marijuana products which are not included in the definition of medical marijuana treatment centers
Art. VIII, § 8.10
5-8-2017
73
Zoning amendment: special residential regulations: new multi-family dwelling construction — attached cluster; special residential regulations: elderly housing; administration and procedures: special permits; administration and procedures: design review
Art. VIII, § 7.4.2; Art. VIII, § 9.3.8; Art. VIII, § 9.4.8; Art. VIII, § 9.6.3
5-8-2017
83
Miscellaneous by-laws: dogs amendment
Art. XII, § 11
1-29-2018
14
Zoning amendment: special residential regulations: dimensional special permit — historic preservation
Art. VIII, § 7.9.4, Art. VIII, § 7.9.6, Art. VIII, § 7.9.7
5-1-2018
42
Miscellaneous by-laws: marijuana establishments not medically prescribed
Art. XII, § 49
5-1-2018
43
Zoning amendment: definition
Art. VIII, § 10.1
5-1-2018
44
Zoning amendment: Table of Use Regulations (marijuana establishments)
Art. VIII, § 3.1.3
5-1-2018
52
Purpose, construction, amendment, enforcement, validity: enforcement amendment
Art. I, § 4
5-1-2018
55
Miscellaneous by-laws: thin film single use plastic checkout bag reduction
Art. XII, § 50
5-2-2018
56
Miscellaneous by-laws: polystyrene food and beverage ware and packaging reduction
Art. XII, § 51