Town of Lancaster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Lancaster 2-13-1950, as amended through 1-1-1976. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Board — See Ch. 17, Art. IV.
Community development and planning — See Ch. 55.
Farm preservation — See Ch. 66.
Stormwater control — See Ch. 170.
Wetlands protection — See Ch. 215.
Subdivision rules and regulations — See Ch. 301.
Board of Appeals regulations — See Ch. 302.
Stormwater management rules and regulations — See Ch. 305.
Wetlands protection rules and regulations — See Ch. 306.
Use Regulation Schedule Official Zoning Map Official Zoning Overlay Map Integrated Planning Overlay District Map
Article I General Provisions; Terminology

§ 220-1 Purpose.

§ 220-2 Validity.

§ 220-3 Definitions.

Article II Zoning Districts

§ 220-4 Establishment of districts.

§ 220-5 Zoning Map.

§ 220-6 Interpretation of Zoning Map.

Article III Use Regulations

§ 220-7 Applicability.

§ 220-8 Use Regulation Schedule.

§ 220-8.1 Residential uses.

§ 220-8.2 Rural uses.

§ 220-8.3 Recreational and amusement uses.

§ 220-8.4 Public, health, educational and institutional uses.

§ 220-8.5 Retail, service and office uses.

§ 220-8.6 Industrial uses.

§ 220-8.7 Integrated Planning Overlay District (IPOD).

§ 220-9 Supplementary use regulations.

Article IV Dimensional Requirements

§ 220-10 Lot dimensions.

§ 220-11 Yard dimensions.

§ 220-12 Building dimensions.

§ 220-13 Fences and walls; corner clearance.

§ 220-14 Lot shape.

§ 220-15 Flexible development.

Article V (Reserved)

§ 220-16 through § 220-20. (Reserved)

Article VI Required Off-Street Parking

§ 220-21 Applicability.

§ 220-22 General requirements.

§ 220-22.1 Curb cuts; driveways.

§ 220-23 Minimum number of spaces.

Article VII Floodplain Regulations

§ 220-24 Purpose.

§ 220-25 Establishment of district.

§ 220-26 Development regulations.

Article VIII Signs and Illumination

§ 220-27 General regulations.

§ 220-28 Permitted forms of illumination.

§ 220-29 Limitations on sign location and size.

§ 220-30 Exceptions for temporary and directional signs.

§ 220-31 Size, location and illumination exceptions.

§ 220-31.1 Permit required; fees.

Article IX Earth Products Removal

§ 220-32 Authorization.

§ 220-33 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

Article X Environmental Controls

§ 220-34 Site plan review.

§ 220-35 Design guidelines.

§ 220-36 Disturbance controls and lighting.

§ 220-36.1 Disturbance controls.

§ 220-36.2 Lighting.

§ 220-37 Landscaping requirements; erosion and stormwater control.

§ 220-37.1 Landscaping requirements.

§ 220-37.2 Erosion and stormwater control.

§ 220-38 Parking design and traffic planning.

§ 220-38.1 Parking design.

§ 220-38.2 Traffic impact assessment.

§ 220-39 Water Resource District.

Article XI Personal Wireless Service Facility Regulations

§ 220-40 Purpose and definitions.

§ 220-41 Scope.

§ 220-42 Personal Wireless Service Overlay District.

§ 220-43 Special permit.

Article XII Adult Entertainment Uses

§ 220-44 Authority.

§ 220-45 Purpose.

§ 220-46 Definitions.

§ 220-47 Special permit; criteria and standards.

§ 220-48 Conditions.

§ 220-49 Expiration.

§ 220-50 Severability.

Article XIII Standard Exemptions

§ 220-51 Nonconforming buildings.

§ 220-52 Nonconforming uses.

§ 220-53 Nonconforming lots.

Article XIV Owner's Duties and Rights

§ 220-54 Building permit.

§ 220-55 Occupancy permit.

§ 220-56 Special permit application and duration.

§ 220-57 Relief from denial of permit.

§ 220-58 Zoning amendment procedures.

§ 220-59 Limit on repetitive actions.

Article XV Administration and Enforcement

§ 220-60 Building Inspector; violations and penalties.

§ 220-61 Board of Appeals.

§ 220-62 Planning Board.

§ 220-63 Concept plan.

Article XVI Medical Marijuana Overlay District

§ 220-64 Establishment.

§ 220-65 Purpose.

§ 220-66 Definitions.

§ 220-67 Location.

§ 220-68 Procedure.

§ 220-69 Special permit conditions on RMDs.

§ 220-70 Exemption from RMD special permit requirement.

§ 220-71 Prohibition against nuisances.

§ 220-72 Severability.

Article XVII Solar Energy Systems

§ 220-73 Purpose.

§ 220-74 Definitions.

§ 220-75 Roof-mounted solar energy installations.

§ 220-76 Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installations.

§ 220-77 Inclusionary uses and conflicts.