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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Chelmsford adopted since the publication of the Code and included in the Code. [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 48 of the Town Meeting held October 21, 1999. 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
ATM, Art. 4
3-27-2000
Wetlands amendment
Ch. 187
ATM, Art. 13
4-27-2000
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 19
4-27-2000
Charter amendment
§ 3-5
ATM, Art. 13
10-16-2000
Vision obstructions
Ch. 142, Art. V
ATM, Art. 17
10-16-2000
Amusement devices
Ch. 10
ATM, Art. 19
10-16-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
10-16-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 21
10-16-2000
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
Board of Selectmen
11-6-2000
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
STM, Art. 1
2-26-2001
Community Preservation Act accepted
Ch. A300
STM, Art. 2
2-26-2001
Community Preservation Committee
Ch. 19
ATM, Art. 17
4-30-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 15
10-15-2001
Noise
Ch. 100
ATM, Art. 16
10-15-2001
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 174
ATM, Art. 19
10-15-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
10-15-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 22
10-15-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Selectmen
1-28-2002
Traffic rules and orders amendment (no right turn onto Marinel Avenue from Dunstable Road)
NCM (temporary measure)
ATM, Art. 12
4-29-2002
Dogs amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
ATM, Art. 13
4-29-2002
Street openings amendment
Ch. 142, Art. II
ATM, Art. 21
4-29-2002
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 22
4-29-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
10-24-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 23
10-24-2002
Annual Report
Ch. 12
Board of Selectmen
12-2-2002
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Board of Selectmen
12-2-2002
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
ATM, Art. 1
4-28-2003
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 20
4-28-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Selectmen
1-12-2004
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Board of Selectmen
4-26-2004
Traffic rules and orders amendment (stop sign at intersection of Maple Road and Acton Road)
Pending litigation
ATM, Art. 19
4-26-2004
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 27
4-26-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Selectmen
4-26-2004
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Board of Selectmen
7-19-2004
Traffic rules and orders amendment (scooters)
Ch. 203
ATM, Art. 17
10-18-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
STM, Art. 3
4-25-2005
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 21
4-25-2005
Demolition of buildings
Ch. 16
ATM, Art. 23
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 24
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 25
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 26
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 27
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 28
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 29
4-25-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Selectmen
8-15-2005
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Board of Selectmen
9-12-2005
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
ATM, Art. 12
10-17-2005
Recreation vehicles
Ch. 124
ATM, Art. 13
10-17-2005
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 14
10-17-2005
Dogs amendment; General Law acceptance
Ch. 11, Art. I; Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 15
10-17-2005
Alarm systems amendment
Ch. 5
ATM, Art. 17
10-17-2005
Finance amendment
Ch. 35
ATM, Art. 18
10-17-2005
Fire prevention amendment
Ch. 42
ATM, Art. 19
10-17-2005
Fortune-tellers amendment
Ch. 46
ATM, Art. 20
10-17-2005
Solicitors amendment
Ch 116, Art. III
ATM, Art. 21
10-17-2005
Street openings amendment
Ch 142, Art. II
ATM, Art. 22
10-17-2005
Recycling amendment
Ch. 137
ATM, Art. 23
10-17-2005
Adoption of amended Zoning Map
NCM (see § 195-3)
ATM, Art. 26
10-17-2005
Officers, boards and committees amendment
Ch. 106
ATM, Art. 23
4-24-2006
Finance amendment
Ch. 35
ATM, Art. 26
4-24-2006
Chelmsford Arts and Technology Education Fund amendment
Ch. 51, Art. I
ATM, Art. 6
10-16-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 14
10-16-2006
Dogs amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
ATM, Art. 17
10-16-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 19
10-16-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 24
10-16-2006
Petition to General Court for Charter amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 27
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 3-2
ATM, Art. 29
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 3-3
ATM, Art. 35
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 4-2
ATM, Art. 36
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 4-3
ATM, Art. 37
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 4-5
ATM, Art. 38
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 4-6
ATM, Art. 39
10-16-2006; ratified 4-3-2007 ATE
Charter amendment
§ 8-5
ATM, Art. 15
5-3-2007
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 174
ATM, Art. 16
5-3-2007
Officers, boards and committees amendment
Ch. 106
ATM, Art. 17
5-3-2007
Recycling amendment
Ch. 137
ATM, Art. 18
5-3-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 19
5-3-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
5-3-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 21
5-3-2007
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 12
10-22-2007
General penalty amendment
Ch. 1, Art. II
Ch. 157, Acts of 2007
Special act
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 17
4-28-2008
Conservation Commission amendment
Ch. 20, Arts. I and II
ATM, Art. 18
4-28-2008
Wetlands amendment
Ch. 187
ATM, Art. 19
4-28-2008
Wetlands amendment
Ch. 187
ATM, Art. 20
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 21
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 11
10-20-2008
Poles and wires amendment
Ch. 119
ATM, Art. 12
10-20-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 13
10-20-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 14
10-20-2008
Demolition of buildings amendment
Ch. 16
STM, Art. 2
3-5-2009
Fee for delinquent excise fees
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 17
4-27-2009
Wetlands amendment
Ch. 187
ATM, Art. 18
4-27-2009
Officers, boards and committees amendment
Ch. 106
ATM, Art. 19
4-27-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
STM, Art. 1
8-17-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
STM, Art. 2
8-17-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 13
4-26-2010
Streets and sidewalks: general provisions amendment
Ch. 142, Art. I
ATM, Art. 14
4-26-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 15
4-26-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 16
4-26-2010
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 174
ATM, Art. 25
4-26-2010
Energy conservation: Stretch Energy Code
Ch. 25
ATM, Art. 17
10-18-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 18
10-18-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 19
10-18-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
10-18-2010
Streets and sidewalks: general provisions amendment
Ch. 142, Art. I
Ch. 415, Acts of 2010
Special act
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 14
4-25-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 16
4-25-2011
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 19
4-25-2011
Right to farm
Ch. 127
Board of Selectmen
6-27-2011
Acceptance of final report by Sewer Commission; dissolution of Sewer Commission
Charter (footnote only)
Board of Selectmen
7-25-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 4
10-17-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 8
10-17-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 16
10-17-2011
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 17
10-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 18
10-17-2011
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 19
10-17-2011
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM. Art. 20
10-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 21
10-17-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 16
4-30-2012
Trees amendment
Ch. 161
ATM, Art. 25
4-20-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 26
4-20-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 28
4-30-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 29
4-30-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 30
4-30-2012
Scenic roads
Ch. 130
ATM, Art. 4
10-15-2012
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 15
10-15-2012
Dog license fees
Ch. 11, Art. I (footnote only)
ATM, Art. 17
10-15-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 18
10-15-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 19
10-15-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Selectmen
12-17-2012
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Ch. 62, Acts of 2012
Special act
Ch. A300
Ch. 73, Acts of 2012
Special act
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 24
4-29-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 25
4-29-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 26
4-29-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 27
4-29-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 28
4-29-2013
Fire prevention amendment
Ch. 42
ATM, Art. 29
4-29-2013
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
Ch. 45, Acts of 2013
7-24-2013
Special act
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 13
10-21-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 14
10-21-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 15
10-21-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 16
10-21-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
4-28-2014
Animals: dog amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
ATM, Art. 22
4-28-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 23
4-28-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 25
4-28-2014
Sewage disposal amendment
Ch. 132
Board of Selectmen
5-19-2014
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
Board of Selectmen
8-11-2014
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
ATM, Art. 12
10-20-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 7
10-19-2015
Sewage disposal amendment
Ch. 132
ATM, Art. 14
10-19-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 15
10-19-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 17
10-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
Ch. 134, Acts of 2015
11-23-2015
Special act
Ch. A300
Ch. 168, Acts of 2015
1-6-2016
Special act
Ch. A300
Board of Selectmen
4-11-2016
Traffic rules and orders amendment
Ch. 203
ATM, Art. 10
4-25-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 18
4-25-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 19
4-25-2016
Streets and sidewalks: snow and ice amendment
Ch. 142, Art. III
ATM, Art. 20
4-25-2016
Water withdrawal (commercial)
Ch. 185
ATM, Art. 13
10-24-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 14
10-24-2016
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
ATM, Art. 15
10-24-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. A300
ATM, Art. 15
4-24-2017
Finance amendment
Ch. 35
ATM, Art. 22
4-24-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 25
4-24-2017
Streets and sidewalks: street openings amendment
Ch. 142, Art. II
ATM, Art. 26
4-24-2017
Licenses and permits amendment
Ch. 81
ATM,. Art. 27
4-24-2017
Funds: Chelmsford Arts and Technology Education Fund amendment
Ch. 51, Art. I
ATM, Art. 28
4-24-2017
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 154
ATM, Art. 15
10-16-2017
Marijuana Establishments
Ch. 89
ATM, Art. 16
10-16-2017
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 18
10-16-2017
Scenic Roads Amendment
Ch. 130
ATM, Art. 19
10-16-2017
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 20
10-16-2017
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 24
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 25
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 26
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 27
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 28
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 29
10-16-2017
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
Ch. 76, Acts of 2018
4-12-2018
Charter Amendment
Ch. C
ATM, Art. 16
10-15-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 19
10-15-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
ATM, Art. 20
10-15-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 22
10-15-2018
Sustainable Community: Polystyrene in Food Establishments
Ch. 144, Art. II
ATM, Art. 23
10-15-2018
Sustainable Community: Retail Use of Plastic Beverage Straws and Stirrers
Ch. 144, Art. III
STM, Art. 1
10-18-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
Board of Health
12-10-2018
Health Regulations Amendment (Domestic Animals)
Ch. 201
Board of Health
1-7-2019
Health Regulations Amendment (Domestic Animals)
Ch. 201
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
Supp. No.
ATM, Art. 22
10-23-2017
Solid Waste Amendment
Ch. 137
28
ATM, Art. 10
5-2-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
28
ATM, Art. 32
10-24-2019
Sustainable Community: Plastic Bag Reduction In Business Establishments
Ch. 144, Art. I
28
ATM, Art. 25
10-28-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
28
ATM, Art. 26
10-28-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
28
ATM, Art. 28
10-28-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 195
28