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ZONING BY-LAWS TOWN OF RAYNHAM, MASSACHUSETTS - May 20, 2013
ARTICLE
DESCRIPTION
Article One: Authority and Purpose
1.1 Title
1.2 Authority
1.3 Purpose
1.4 Validity
Article Two: Administration
2.1 Enforcement
2.2 Board of Appeals
2.3 Powers of the Board of Appeals
2.4 Public Hearing
Article Three: Establishment of Districts
3.1 Types of Districts
3.2 Zoning Map
3.3 The Flood Hazard Protective Overlay District
Article Four: Permitted Uses
4.1 Permitted Uses: Residential Districts
4.1.1Residential A District
4.1.2Residential B District
4.1.3Residential C District
4.1.4Residential D District
4.2 Permitted Uses: Business District
4.3 Permitted Uses: Industrial District
4.4 Permitted Uses: Farm and Forest District
4.5 Permitted Uses: Farm and Forest District II
4.6 Wetland District
4.7 Flood Hazard Protective Overlay District
4.8 Reserved for Future Use
4.9 Reserved for Future Use
4.10 Designated Development District
4.11 Water Resource Protection Overlay District
Article Five: Intensity of Use Regulation
5.1 Minimum Requirements
5.2 General Provisions
5.3 Farm and Forest District
5.4 Corner Lots
5.5 Uses in Residential C District (Special Provisions)
5.6 Screening
5.7 Uses In Residential D District
Article Six: Regulations
6.1 General Regulations
6.1.2 Unregistered Vehicles
6.1.3 Temporary moratorium on the establishment and permitting of medical marijuana treatment centers and associated activities relating to Ballot Question 3.
6.2 Non-Conforming Uses and Structures
6.3 Accessory Uses
6.4 Home Occupations
6.5 Off-Street Parking and Loading
6.6 Signs
6.6.1 Purposes
6.6.2 Definitions
6.6.3 Administration
6.6.4 Permit and Fees
6.6.5 Penalties
6.6.6 Non-Accessory Signs
6.6.7 Design Requirements for All Signs
6.6.8 Signs Not Requiring Permits
6.6.9 Signs Requiring Permits
6.6.10Non-conforming Signs
6.7 Site Plans
6.8 Apartments
6.8.1 General Provisions
6.8.2 Height and Bulk Regulations
6.8.3 Area and Width Regulations
6.8.4 Yard Regulations
6.8.5 Off-Street Parking Regulations
6.8.6 Site Plans
6.9 Designated Development District
6.9.1 General Provisions
6.9.2 Minimum Setbacks of Buildings from Boundary Line of District
6.9.3 Buffer Strips
6.9.4 Height Limitations
6.9.5 Minimum Lot Requirements
6.9.6 Accessory Uses and Structures
6.9.7 Off-Street Parking Requirements in Designated Development District
6.9.8 Signs
6.9.9 Site Plans
6.10 Height Limitations
Article Seven: Uses By Special Permit
7.1 Special Permit Granting Authority
7.2 General Requirements for Special Permit
7.3 Public Hearing
7.4 Specific Uses Authorized by Special Permit
Article Eight: Floor Hazard Protective Overlay District
8.1 Purpose
8.2 District Boundaries
8.3 Uses In the FHPO District
8.3.1 General Provisions
8.3.2 Permitted Uses
8.3.3 Uses By Special Permit
8.3.4 Prohibited Uses
Article Nine: Wetlands District
9.1 Purpose
9.2 Permitted Uses
9.3 Prohibited Uses
Article Ten: Definitions
Article Eleven: Water Resource Protection Overlay District
11.1 Purpose
11.2 Definitions
11.3 Scope of Authority
11.4 Description of Zones
11.5 Regulated Activities
11.5.1Prohibited Uses
11.5.2Special Activities
11.5.3Residential Activities
11.5.4Community Activities
11.5.5Agricultural Activities
11.5.6Business Activities
11.5.7Industrial Activities
11.6 Residential Lot Requirements Within A Zone II
11.7 Business and Industrial Lots
11.8 Roadways and Drainage
11.9 Administrative Authority
11.10 Appeal
Article Twelve: Wireless Communications Services
12.1 Purpose
12.2 Existing Facilities
12.3 General Requirements
12.4 –
12.7 Submittal Requirements
12.8 –
12. 18 Use Restrictions
12.19 Development Requirement
12.20 Conditions of Use and Non-Use
12.21 Performance Guarantee
12.22 Operation
12.23 Exemptions
Article Thirteen: Site Plan Approval
13.1 Purpose
13.2 Projects Requiring Site Plan Approval
13.3 Procedure
13.4 Applications
13.5 Requirements
13.6 General Conditions of Approval
13.7 Authority
13.8 Approval
13.9 Administration
13.10 Maintenance
13.11 Modifications To Approved Site Plans
13.12 Appeals
Article Fourteen: Open Space Preservation
14.1 Purpose
14.2 General Requirements
14.3 Intensity Requirements
14.4 Development Standards
14.5 Open Space Use and Design Standards
14.6 Site Improvements
14.7 Ownership and Management of Open Space
14.8 Application Process
14.9 Conditions of Approval
Article Fifteen: Rate of Development
15.1 Purpose
15.2 –
15.2.7 Applicability, Effect and Definitions
15.3 Procedures
15.4 –
15.4. Exemptions
15.5 Relation to Real Estate Assessment
15.6 Zoning Change Protection
15.7 Separability
Article Sixteen: Subdivision Phasing
16.1 Purpose
16.2 Applicability
16.3 Phasing
16.4 Exceptions
16.5 Zoning Change Protection
16.6 Relation to Real Estate Assessment
Article 17: Transfer of Development Rights
17.1 Purpose and Intent
17.2 Definitions
17.3 Determination of Development Rights
17.4 Permanent Development Restrictions
17.5 Receiving Area
17.6 Title Recordation, Tax Assessment, and Restriction of Development Rights
17.7 Severability
Article 18: Adult Retirement Community
18.1: Purpose
18.2 General Requirements
18.3 Defintions
18.4 Intensity Requirements
18.5 Number of Dwelling Units
18.6 Streets and Utilities
18.7 Conditions
18.8 Common Land Requirements
18.9 Use of Common Land
18.10 Ownership of Common Land
18.11 Site Community Standards
18.12 Application Process
18.12.1 Pre-Submission Meeting
18.12.2 Application for Special Permit and Concept Plan/Preliminary Plan
18.13 Planning Board Approval
18.14 Special Permit Conditions
18.15 Change in Plans After Grant of Special Permit
18.16 Enforcement
18.17 Phasing
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