Town of Dartmouth, MA
Bristol County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
In order to assist Code users in the transition to the new Code's organization, the Derivation Table indicates where the articles of the 2011 General By-Laws have been included in the Code, or the reason for exclusion.
Article/Section in 2011 General By-Laws
Location in New Code
Art. 1, Town Meeting
§§ 1.1 (Notice of Town Meeting), 1.3 and 1.5
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
§§ 1.1 (Publication and Notice of Warrant), 1.2 and 1.4
Ch. 95, Art. III
Art. 2, Procedure at Town Meeting
Ch. 95, Art. I
Art. 3, Procedure for Repealing or Amending By-Laws
Ch. 1, Art. II
Art. 11, Moderator
Ch. 95, Art. III
§§ 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
§ 11.4
Ch. 95, Art II
Art. 12, Select Board
Ch. 82
Art. 13, Town Clerk
Ch. 65, Art. I
Art. 21, Agricultural Commission – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Ch. 12
Art. 22, Capital Planning Committee
Ch. 18
Art. 23, Community Preservation Committee
Ch. 22
Art. 24, Conservation Commission – Appointment of Associate Members
Ch. 25
Art. 25, Council on Aging
Ch. 9
Art. 26, Council on Water Resources – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 27, Director of Budget and Finance/Treasurer
Ch. 65, Art. VI
Art. 28, Finance Committee
Ch. 34
Art. 29, Harbor Master – Appointment, Removal, Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
Art. 30, Dartmouth Historical Commission
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 31, Historic District Commission
§§ 31.1 and 31.3 (historic districts)
Ch. 209, Art. I
§ 31.2 (Historic District Commission)
Ch. 44
Art. 32, Municipal Land Committee – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 33, Open Space Preservation Commission – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 34, Soil Conservation Board
Ch. 87
Art. 35, Street Name Committee – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 36, Town Accountant – Maintenance of Inventory
Ch. 65, Art. III
Art. 37, Town Agent – Powers and Duties
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 38, Town Collector
Ch. 65, Art. II
Art. 39, Town Counsel and Assistant Town Counsel – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Ch. 65, Art. V
Art. 40, Town Planner
Ch. 65, Art. IV
Art. 41, Waterways Management Department
Ch. 104
Art. 42, Wire Inspectors
Ch. 109
Art. 43, Residency Requirement for Board, Committee or Commission Membership
Ch. 76, Art. I
Art. 44, Board of Trustees of the Dartmouth Affordable Housing Trust – Modification of Default Powers
Ch. 6, Art. I
Art. 51, Financial Affairs of the Town
Ch. 37
Art. 52, Fee Schedule for Inspecting Weights and Measures
Ch. 196, Art. I
Art. 53, Interest Charges Imposed for Police Details Not Paid in Timely Fashion
Ch. 196, Art. II
Art. 54, Municipal Charges Lien
Ch. 196, Art. III
Art. 60, Fingerprint Background Checks for Certain Permits and Licenses
Ch. 231, Art II
Art. 61, Select Board Issued Permits and Licenses
§ 61.1, Transient Vendor Licenses
Ch. 328
§ 61.2, Issuance of License for Outdoor Music Festival
Ch. 129, Art. I
§ 61.3, Training for Alcohol License Holders
Ch. 125, Art. II
§ 61.4, Operation of Business Between 12 am and 4 am
Ch. 162
§ 61.5, License for Collection and Purchase of Metals and Junk
Ch. 220
§ 61.6, Use of Vehicles with Public Address Systems
Ch. 250, Art. I
§ 61.7, Storage Tanks
Ch. 311
§ 61.8, Sidewalk Sales
Ch. 315, Art. IV
§ 61.9, Arthur F. Dias Landing Launching Permits
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
Art. 62, Police Department Issued Permits and Licenses
§ 62.1, License to Solicit or Canvass
Ch. 305
§ 62.2, License to Solicit Motor Vehicles
Deleted 6-2-2015, approved 9-3-2015
§ 62.3, Paint Ball Guns
Ch. 259, Art. I
Art. 63, Department of Public Works Issued Permits and Licenses
§ 63.1, Permit to Move Building
Ch. 153
§ 63.2, Obstruction of Public Way or Place
Ch. 315, Art. II
§ 63.3, Excavation Approval
Ch. 315, Art. II
§ 63.4, Police Presence and License for Work Upon Public Way
Ch. 315, Art. II
Art. 64, Demolition of Historic Structures
Ch. 209, Art. III
Art. 65, Construction and Alterations Within Russells Mills Historic District
Ch. 209, Art. II
Art. 66, Wetlands
Ch. 360
Art. 67, Earth and Soil Removal
Ch. 184
Art. 68, Miscellaneous Provisions and Permits
§ 68.1, Signs
Ch. 298, Art. II
§ 68.2, Shellfish License
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
§ 68.3, Dog License
Ch. 134, Art. I
Art. 69, Creation and Distribution of Delinquent Tax List and Procedures for Denying Licenses and Permits to Parties on That List
Ch. 231, Art. I
Art. 71, Standards for Security Systems
Ch. 122
Art. 72, Restriction of Dogs
Ch. 134, Art. II
Art. 73, Noise Issues
Ch. 250, Art. II
Art. 74, Miscellaneous Infractions
§ 74.1, Public Consumption of Marijuana or Tetrahydrocannabinol
Ch. 177, Art. I
§ 74.2, Junk Vehicles, Metals and Junk
Ch. 344
§ 74.3, Bathing in Nude
Ch. 146, Art. I
§ 74.4, Diving off Bridges
Ch. 146, Art. I
§ 74.5, Peeping or Spying into House
Ch. 271, Art. I
§ 74.6, Restrictions on Use of Paintball Guns on Public and Private Property
Ch. 259, Art. II
§ 74.7, Defacing Sidewalks and Property Bordering Highway
Ch. 315, Art. V
§ 74.8, Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats
Ch. 60, Art. V
§ 74.9, Passing a Stopped School Bus
Ch. 340, Art. II
§ 74.10, False Reports to the Police
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 75, Public Consumption of Alcohol
Ch. 125, Art. I
Art. 81, Round Hill Beach Stickers
Ch. 265, Art. I
Art. 82, Buildings
Ch. 156
Art. 83, Parking Regulations
Ch. 340, Art. III
Art. 84, Recycling
Ch. 352, Art. II
Art. 85, Right to Farm
Ch. 192, Art. I
Art. 86, Rubbish
Ch. 352, Art. I
Art. 87, Scenic Roads
Ch. 315, Art. III
Art. 88, Signs
Ch. 298, Art. I
Art. 89, Streets and Sidewalks
Ch. 315, Art. I
Art. 90, Use of Town Dump
Deleted 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011
Art. 91, Water Use Restrictions
Ch. 356, Art. I
Art. 92, Removal of Vehicle Interfering with Plowing
Ch. 340, Art. I
Art. 93, Restrictions on Domestic Animals
Ch. 134, Art. III
Art. 94, Temporary Repair of Private Ways
Ch. 315, Art. VI
Art. 101, Draw Tender – Appointment, Powers and Duties
Ch. 146, Art. II
Art. 102, Arthur F. Dias Landing
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
Art. 103, Prohibitions on or about Padanarum Bridge
Ch. 146, Art. III
Art. 104, Waterways Management
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
Art. 111, Violations (Non-Criminal)
Ch. 60, Art. I
Art. 112, Enforcement and Amount – Non-Criminal Disposition
Ch. 60, Art. III
Art. 113, Non-Criminal Disposition – Waterways Management Fund
Deleted 6-5-2012, approved 8-15-2016
Art. 114, Non-Criminal Disposition – Bicycle Law Violations
Ch. 60, Art. II
Art. 115, Fines and Prosecutions of Violations
Ch. 1, Art. I
Art. 116, Smoking – Board of Health Tobacco Control Regulations
Ch. 60, Art. IV