Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Georgetown 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 Article 19 of the November 13, 1995, 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
Board of Selectmen
4-29-1996
Utility cuts and street openings amendment
Ch. 245
ATM Art. 3
5-6-1996
Payment of fees to Treasury
Ch. 97, Art. IV
ATM Art. 6
5-6-1996
Capital Improvement Planning Committee
Superseded STM 9-30-1996, Art. 5
ATM Art. 15
5-6-1996
Street acceptance
Time lapsed; not recorded
ATM Art. 16
5-6-1996
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 17
5-6-1996
Town meetings amendment
Ch. 141
STM Art. 4
9-30-1996
Acceptance of renumbering of bylaws
Ch. 1, Art. III
STM Art. 5
9-30-1996
Capital Improvement Planning Committee
Ch. 63, Art. V
STM Art. 6
9-30-1996
Rescind Capital Overlay Committee
Ch. 610
STM Art. 7
9-30-1996
Town meetings amendment
Ch. 141
STM Art. 8
9-30-1996
Petition to amend Recall Law
See Ch. A620
Board of Selectmen
2-12-1997
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
Board of Selectmen
2-13-1997
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
ATM Art. 2
6-16-1997
Town meetings amendment
Ch. 141
ATM Art. 14
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 17
6-16-1997
Town land
Ch. 640
ATM Art. 18
6-16-1997
Town land
Ch. 640
ATM Art. 33
6-16-1997
Petition to amend Recall Law
See Ch. A620
ATM Art. 34
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 35
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 36
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 37
6-16-1997
Town land
Ch. 640
ATM Art. 38
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 39
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 40
6-16-1997
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 42
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 43
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 44
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 45
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 46
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 47
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 49
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 50
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 51
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 52
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 54
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 55
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 56
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 57
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 58
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 59
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 60
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 61
6-16-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Board of Selectmen
8-7-1997
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
STM Art. 6
10-27-1997
Capital Improvement Planning Committee amendment
Ch. 63, Art. V
STM Art. 7
10-27-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 10
10-27-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 12
10-27-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 13
10-27-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 14
10-27-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 1
12-15-1997
Town land
Ch. 640
ATM Art. 10
6-15-1998
Capital Improvement Planning Committee amendment
Ch. 63, Art. V
ATM Art. 23
6-15-1998
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 24
6-15-1998
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 25
6-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 26
6-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 27
6-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 28
6-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 31
6-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 33
6-15-1998
Dog licensing amendment
Ch. 15, Art. III
ATM Art. 34
6-15-1998
Dog licensing amendment
Ch. 15, Art. III
STM Art. 4
10-19-1998
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 5
10-19-1998
Street vacation
Ch. 630
STM Art. 13
10-19-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 14
10-19-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 15
10-19-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Planning Board
1-27-1999
Subdivision regulations amendment
Ch. 365
Board of Selectmen
4-16-1999
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
ATM Art. 27
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 28
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 29
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 30
6-14-1999
Designation of scenic road
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 31
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 32
6-14-1999
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 39
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 40
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 41
6-14-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Board of Selectmen
7-26-1999
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
Planning Board
7-28-1999
Scenic roads
Ch. 360
Board of Health
10-13-1999
Sewage disposal amendment
Ch. 462 Arts. I, II and III
Board of Health
10-13-1999
Septic systems near Pentucket and Rock Ponds
Ch. 462, Art. IV
STM Art. 15
10-25-1999
Noncriminal disposition amendment
Ch. 1, Art. II
STM Art. 16
10-25-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 17
10-25-1999
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 18
10-25-1999
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 19
10-25-1999
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 21
10-25-1999
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 22
10-25-1999
Municipal finance amendment
Ch. 63, Art. II
ATM Art. 20
6-14-2000
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM Art. 21
6-14-2000
Wetlands protection amendment
Ch. 161
ATM Art. 25
6-14-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 27
6-14-2000
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 28
6-14-2000
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM Art. 29
6-14-2000
Town Moderator
Ch. 615
Board of Selectmen
7-10-2000
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
STM Art. 3
10-23-2000
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 105
STM Art. 4
10-23-2000
Department of Municipal Finance amendment
Ch. 63, Art. II
STM Art. 7
10-23-2000
Acceptance of General Law
Ch. 600
STM Art. 12
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 13
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 14
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 15
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 16
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 17
10-23-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Planning Board
10-25-2000
Subdivision regulations amendment
Ch. 365
ATM Art. 14
5-7-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 16
5-7-2001
Acceptance of General Law
Ch. 600
ATM Art. 7
10-22-2001
Community Preservation Committee
Ch. 44
ATM Art. 17
6-10-2002
Council on Aging amendment
Ch. 42, Art. I
ATM Art. 18
6-10-2002
Earth removal and importation amendment
Ch. 49
ATM Art. 19
6-10-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 5
10-28-2003
Acceptance of General Law
Ch. 600
ATM Art. 12
5-3-2004
Fire Department health insurance policy
Ch. 615
Board of Selectmen
6-7-2004
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
ATM Art. 21
5-2-2005
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 23
5-2-2005
Depositing snow on streets and sidewalks
Ch. 134, Art. V
ATM Art. 24
5-2-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 25
5-2-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 26
5-2-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 28
5-2-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 30
5-2-2005
Acceptance of General Law
Ch. 600
ATM Art. 31
5-2-2005
Acceptance of land
Ch. 640
STM Art. 6
10-17-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM Art. 7
10-17-2005
Wetlands protection amendment
Ch. 161
STM Art. 8
10-17-2005
Depositing snow on streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 134, Art. V
Board of Selectmen
3-27-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
Board of Selectmen
4-24-2006
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
ATM Art. 30
5-1-2006
Board of Health regional mutual aid agreement
Ch. 615
ATM Art. 32
5-1-2006
Demolition delay
Ch. 44, Art. II
ATM Art. 33
5-1-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 35
5-1-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 36
5-1-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 37
5-1-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 38
5-1-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Board of Selectmen
10-30-2006
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
STM Art. 9
11-13-2006
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 10
11-13-2006
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 11
11-13-2006
Acceptance of General Law
Ch. 600
Board of Selectmen
3-19-2007
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 250
ATM Art. 17
5-7-2007
Alarm systems amendment
Ch. 6
ATM Art. 29
5-7-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 30
5-7-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 32
5-7-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM Art. 33
5-7-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
Annual Town Election
5-12-2008
Acceptance of Laws of 2008, Ch. 73 to increase membership of Board of Selectmen
See Ch. 620
STM Art. 5
11-17-2008
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM Art. 7
11-17-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
STM, Art. 8
11-17-2008
Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board of Trustees; General Law acceptance
Ch. 44, Art. III; Ch. 600
STM, Art. 9
11-17-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
STM, Art. 11
11-17-2008
Acceptance of gift of land
Ch. 640
ATM, Art. 18
5-4-2009
Establishment of capital fund
Ch. 615
ATM, Art. 21
5-4-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 23
5-4-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 24
5-4-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 25
5-4-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 26
5-4-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 27
5-4-2009
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 165
Planning Board
6-10-2009
Fees
Ch. 353
STM, Art. 4
11-16-2009
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
STM, Art. 8
11-16-2009
Acceptance of gift of land
Ch. 640
ATM, Art. 22
5-3-2010
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 23
5-3-2010
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 24
5-3-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 25
5-3-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 20
5-2-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 27
5-2-2011
Finances: Capital Improvement Planning Committee amendment
Ch. 63, Art. V
ATM, Art. 29
5-2-2011
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 30
5-2-2011
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 31
5-2-2011
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 32
5-2-2011
Street acceptance
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 34
5-2-2011
Stormwater and erosion control
Ch. 57
ATM, Art. 35
5-2-2011
General provisions: noncriminal disposition amendment; water
Chs. 1, Art. II; 156
ATM, Art. 36
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 37
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 38
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 39
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 40
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 41
5-2-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 42
5-2-2011
Alcoholic beverages: consumption in public amendment
Ch. 10, Art. I
Board of Health
5-13-2009
Tobacco Products: Sales to Minors
Ch. 473, Art. I
STM, Art. 11
11-14-2011
Town Map
NCM
Board of Selectmen
12-21-2011
Meetings: Remote Participation
Ch. 223, Art. I
ATM, Art. 17
5-7-2012
General Law Acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 30
5-7-2012
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 25
5-6-2013
Solicitation and Canvassing
Ch. 130
ATM, Art. 26
5-6-2013
Animals: Dog Licensing Amendment
Ch. 15, Art. III
ATM, Art. 28
5-6-2013
Community Preservation: Community Preservation Committee Amendment
Ch. 44, Art. I
ATM, Art. 30
5-6-2013
Status of Streets Amendment
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 31
5-6-2013
Status of Streets Amendment
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 28
5-5-2014
General Law Acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 30
5-5-2014
Personnel Policies Amendment
Ch. 105
ATM, Art. 32
5-5-2014
Community Preservation: Community Preservation Committee Amendment
Ch. 44, Art. I
ATM, Art. 33
5-5-2014
Fingerprint-Based Background Checks
Ch. 65
ATM, Art. 36
5-5-2014
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 39
5-5-2014
Status of Streets Amendment
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 40
5-5-2014
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 23
5-4-2015
Finances: Finance and Advisory Board Amendment
Ch. 63, Art. I
ATM, Art. 25
5-4-2015
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 26
5-4-2015
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 27
5-4-2015
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 29
5-4-2015
Animals: Dog Waste
Ch. 15, Art. IV
ATM, Art. 18
5-2-2016
Erosion and Stormwater Control Amendment
Ch. 57
STM, Art. 7
11-14-2016
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 8
5-1-2017
Revolving Funds
Ch. 121
ATM, Art. 11
5-1-2017
General Provisions: Noncriminal Disposition Amendment; Parks, Recreation Facilities and Beach
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 99
Park and Recreation Commission
5-11-2017
Park and Beach Regulations: American Legion Park and Beach Amendment; East Main Street Recreational Facility; Little Hills Athletic Field; West Street Fields
Ch. 550, Art. I; Ch. 550, Art. II; Ch. 550, Art. III; Ch. 550, Art. IV
ATM, Art. 19
5-7-2018
Environmental Hazards: Single-Use Plastic Bags
Ch. 55, Art. I
ATM, Art. 20
5-7-2018
Environmental Hazards: Styrofoam Containers
Ch. 55, Art. II
ATM, Art. 21
5-7-2018
General Law Acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 23
5-7-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 24
5-7-2018
Status of Streets Amendment
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 25
5-7-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 26
5-7-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 27
5-7-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 15
5-6-2019
Status of Streets Amendment
Ch. 630
ATM, Art. 16
5-6-2019
General Law Acceptance
Ch. 600
ATM, Art. 17
5-6-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 18
5-6-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 165
ATM, Art. 20
5-6-2019
Building Construction Amendment
Ch. 29
Planning Board
2-26-2020
Subdivision of Land Amendment
Ch. 365