Town of Harwich, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Harwich 5-5-2009 STM by Art. 2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
325a Table 1 Use Reg 325b Table 2 Area Reg 325c Table 3 Height and Bulk Reg 325d Zoning Map 325e V Comm Overlay Dist 325f Six Ponds Dist 325g Harwich Center Hist Dist 325h Lot Shape Figure
Article I General Provisions

§ 325-1 Title and authority.

Article II Definitions

§ 325-2 Word usage and definitions.

Article III Establishment of Zoning Districts

§ 325-3 Division of Town into districts.

§ 325-4 Maps.

§ 325-5 Determining district boundaries.

Article IV Interpretation and Application

§ 325-6 Interpretation.

§ 325-7 Application.

Article V Use Regulations

§ 325-8 Applicability of use regulations.

§ 325-9 Permitted uses.

§ 325-10 Prohibited uses in all zoning districts.

§ 325-11 Uses subject to other regulations.

§ 325-12 Road construction requirements for certificate of occupancy.

§ 325-13 Table of Use Regulations.

§ 325-14 Supplemental regulations.

Article VI Area, Height and Bulk Regulations

§ 325-15 Applicability of area, height and bulk regulations.

§ 325-16 Tables of area and height and bulk regulations.

§ 325-17 Fences, walls or other enclosures.

§ 325-18 Additional regulations.

§ 325-19 Height exceptions.

§ 325-20 Stories for human use or occupation.

§ 325-21 Table 2, Area Regulations.

§ 325-22 Table 3, Height and Bulk Regulations

Article VII Sign Regulations

§ 325-23 Purpose and scope.

§ 325-24 Relationship to other bylaws.

§ 325-25 Definitions.

§ 325-26 General requirements.

§ 325-27 Sign area measurement.

§ 325-28 Construction and maintenance.

§ 325-29 Additional requirements for specific signage.

§ 325-30 Additional requirements for municipal signs.

§ 325-31 Exemptions from permit requirements.

§ 325-32 Nonconforming signs.

§ 325-33 Appeals.

§ 325-34 Violations.

§ 325-35 Severability.

Article VIII Home Occupations

§ 325-36 Regulations for home occupations.

Article IX Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements

§ 325-37 Objective.

§ 325-38 Applicability.

§ 325-39 Off-street parking schedule.

§ 325-40 Loading requirements.

§ 325-41 Location requirements.

§ 325-42 Design requirements.

§ 325-43 Landscape requirements.

§ 325-44 Special cases.

Article X Administration and Enforcement

§ 325-45 Building Official.

§ 325-46 Other approvals required.

§ 325-47 Notice of violation.

§ 325-48 Violations and penalties.

§ 325-49 Board of Appeals.

§ 325-50 Petitions, applications and appeals.

§ 325-51 Special permits.

§ 325-52 Variances.

§ 325-53 Other requirements.

§ 325-54 Nonconforming structures and uses.

§ 325-55 Site plan approval.

§ 325-56 Conversion.

Article XI Personal Wireless Service Facilities

§ 325-57 Purpose and intent.

§ 325-58 Definitions.

§ 325-59 District regulations.

§ 325-60 Special permits for personal wireless service facilities.

§ 325-61 Application and approval process.

§ 325-62 Co-location.

§ 325-63 Modifications.

§ 325-64 Monitoring and maintenance.

§ 325-65 Abandonment or discontinuation of use.

§ 325-66 Reconstruction or replacement of existing towers and monopoles.

§ 325-67 Term of special permit.

§ 325-68 Severability.

Article XII Elderly Affordable Housing District

§ 325-69 Purpose.

§ 325-70 Relationship to underlying district.

§ 325-71 Definitions.

§ 325-72 Permitted uses.

§ 325-73 Dimensional and bulk requirements.

§ 325-74 Parking standards.

Article XIII Adult Entertainment

§ 325-75 Authority.

§ 325-76 Purpose.

§ 325-77 Definitions.

§ 325-78 Adult entertainment uses by special permit.

§ 325-79 Conditions.

§ 325-80 Expiration of special permit.

§ 325-81 Variances.

§ 325-82 Severability.

Article XIV Residential Subdivision Growth Rate Limit

§ 325-83 Purpose and intent.

§ 325-84 Definitions.

§ 325-85 Applicability.

§ 325-86 Issuance of residential subdivision building permits.

§ 325-87 Exemption.

§ 325-88 Severability.

Article XV Special Conditions

§ 325-89 Excavation and removal of sand, gravel, quarry or other earth materials.

Article XVI Six Ponds Special District

§ 325-90 Purpose.

§ 325-91 District boundaries.

§ 325-92 Definitions.

§ 325-93 Permitted uses.

§ 325-94 Special permit uses.

§ 325-95 Prohibited uses.

§ 325-96 Preexisting uses.

§ 325-97 Dimensional regulations.

§ 325-98 Clearing and grading.

§ 325-99 Pond buffer regulations.

§ 325-100 Scenic road corridor regulations.

§ 325-101 Flexible cluster development and grid subdivision.

§ 325-102 Earth removal; sand and gravel mining.

§ 325-103 Severability.

Article XVII Floodplain Regulations

§ 325-104 Purpose.

§ 325-105 Floodplain areas.

§ 325-106 Use regulations.

§ 325-107 Permitted uses.

§ 325-108 Definitions.

Article XVIII Regulations for Wind Energy Systems

§ 325-109 Residential wind energy systems.

§ 325-110 Wind energy systems in commercial districts.

§ 325-111 Wind energy systems in the Industrial - Limited (IL) District.

Article XIX Large-Scale Wind Generation

§ 325-112 Purpose.

§ 325-113 Applicability.

§ 325-114 Definitions.

§ 325-115 General requirements.

§ 325-116 General siting standards.

§ 325-117 Design standards.

§ 325-118 Safety, aesthetic and environmental standards.

§ 325-119 Monitoring and maintenance.

§ 325-120 Abandonment and decommissioning.

§ 325-121 Term of special permit.

§ 325-122 Application process and requirements.

Article XX Amendment and Validity

§ 325-123 Validity.

§ 325-124 Amendment in whole.

§ 325-125 Amendment, adoption or change.

Article XXI Outdoor Lighting

§ 325-126 Purpose.

§ 325-127 Applicability.

§ 325-128 Exemptions.

§ 325-129 Definitions.

§ 325-130 Control of glare and light trespass.

§ 325-131 Lighting hours.

§ 325-132 Illumination levels.

§ 325-133 Lighting plan.