New By-Laws Bulletin

Selected highlights of amendments to Zoning and Town By-Laws recently passed by Town Meeting. Page last updated: July 29, 2022

Zoning By-Law Amendments


ARTICLE VI – VEHICULAR AND BICYCLE SERVICE USES REQUIREMENTS

Sec. 6.05 Bicycle Parking and Design Requirements

SNAPSHOT  The by-law (a) increases the required minimum bicycle parking ratios and (b) specifies enforceable design standards to ensure that bicycle parking areas are accessible and feasible facilities that provide protection from theft, vandalism, and inclement weather.

Sec. 6.10 Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements

SNAPSHOT  One of the first by-laws in the U.S. to mandate 100% EV charging infrastructure for multifamily housing via cost-effective, scalable, and customizable design options.