City of Melrose, MA
Middlesex County
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In order to assist Code users in the transition to the new Code's organization, the Derivation Table indicates where chapters and articles of the 1990 Code have been included in the 2003/2017 Code, or the reason for exclusion.
Chapter/Article From 1990 Code
Location in 2003/2017 Code
Ch. 1, General Provisions
Secs. 1-1, 1-4 and 1-5
Superseded by Ord. No. 02-060A; see Ch. 1, Art. I
Secs. 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-11 and 1-12
Ch. 1, Art. II
Secs. 1-7, 1-8, 1-9 and 1-10
Ch. 67
Ch. 2, Administration
Art. I, In General
Ch. 4
Art. II, Officers and Employees
Div. 1, Generally
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Div. 2, Mayor
Ch. 48
Div. 3, Board of Aldermen
Ch. 48
Div. 4, City Clerk
Ch. 56, Art. I
Div. 5, City Solicitor
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Div. 6, City Treasurer and Collector
Ch. 56, Art. II
Div. 7, City Auditor
Ch. 56, Art. III
Div. 8, City Physician
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Div. 9, Fence Viewers
Ch. 56, Art. IV
Art. III, Public Library Department
Ch. 24, Art. IV
Art. IV, Board of Appeals
Ch. 15, Art. I
Art. V, Conservation Commission
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Art. VI, Council on Aging
Ch. 6
Art. VII, Liquor Licensing Board
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Art. VIII, Planning Board
Ch. 15, Art. II
Art. IX, Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Art. X, Assessors
Ch. 15, Art. III
Art. XI, Board of Annuities
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Art. XII, Historical Commission
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Art. XIII, Historic District
Ch. 131
Art. XIV, Industrial Development Financing Authority
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Ch. 3, Animals
Superseded by Ord. No. 98-090; see Ch. 93
Ch. 4, Buildings and Building Regulations
Art. I, In General
Sec. 4-1
Ch. 24, Art. III
Secs. 4-2 and 4-3
Ch. 119
Sec. 4-4
Ch. 205
Art. II, Poles and Wires
Ch. 182
Ch. 5, Cemetery
Ch. 102
Ch. 6, Civil Defense
Ch. 30
Ch. 7, Fire Prevention and Protection
Art. I, In General
Ch. 119
Art. II, Fire Department
Ch. 24, Art. II
Art. III, Inflammables and Explosives
Ch. 137
Ch. 8, Health and Sanitation
Art. I, In General
Ch. 198, Art. II
Art. II, Board of Health
Ch. 15, Art. IV
Art. III, Sewage
Ch. 194
Ch. 9, Licenses and Permits
Art. I, In General
Ch. 152
Art. II, Specific Licenses
Ch. 152
Art. III, Hawkers, Peddlers and Transient Vendors
Ch. 127
Art. IV, Junk and Secondhand Dealers
Ch. 143, Art. I
Ch. 10, Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Ch. 220 (separate volume)
Ch. 11, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions
Ch. 177
Ch. 12, Parks and Playgrounds
Ch. 173
Ch. 13, Police Department
Ch. 24, Art. I
Ch. 14, Property
Art. I, In General (Reserved)
Art. II, Valuation Board
Ch. 15, Art. V
Ch. 15, Public Works
Art. I, In General (Reserved)
Art. II, Engineer and Superintendent of Public Works
Secs. 15-21 to 15-25 and 15-28
Ch. 56, Art. V
Secs. 15-26 and 15-27
Ch. 198, Art. II
Art. III, Services to Property Owners
Ch. 202, Art. II
Art. IV, Assessment of Betterments
Ch. 9
Art. V, Streets and Sidewalks
Div. 1, Generally
Ch. 202, Art. I
Div. 2, Streets
Ch. 202, Art. III
Div. 3, Sidewalks
Ch. 202, Art. IV
Div. 4, Names, Boundaries, Numbering
Ch. 202, Art. V
Ch. 16, Utilities
Ch. 228
Ch. 17, Vehicles for Hire
Ch. 222
Ch. 18, Veterans' Benefits and Services
Repealed by Ord. No. 2018-4
Ch. 19, Weights and Measures
Art. I, In General
Ch. 106
Art. II, Sealer of Weights and Measures
Ch. 56, Art. VI
Appendix A, Zoning Ordinance
Ch. 235