Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Charter provisions — See Charter § 5-7(c).
Local licenses and permits— See Ch. 5.100.
There shall be a Board of License Commissioners comprised of the Town Clerk, the Building Inspector, the Director of Public Health, the Fire Chief and the Chief of Police, or persons performing similar duties under any other title, as designated by the Mayor, who shall serve by virtue of their offices, and without additional compensation as the members of the Board of License Commissioners. The Town Clerk shall serve as chair of the Board of License Commissioners.
The Board of License Commissioners shall have the following responsibilities:
A. 
The power to issue licenses for innholders or common victualers;
B. 
The powers of a licensing board appointed under MGL c. 138, § 4;
C. 
The licensing authority for the purposes of MGL c. 138 and 140;
D. 
All of the other powers with respect to licenses which before the adoption of the Charter were exercised by the Board of Selectmen;
E. 
The granting of licenses relating to alcoholic beverages under MGL c. 138; and
F. 
The granting of those licenses under MGL c. 140 which are not, by that chapter, placed within the jurisdiction of another municipal officer or agency, and it shall have all the powers and duties of a licensing authority under those chapters.