Town of Harvard, MA
Worcester County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Harvard 3-5-1951 by Art. 19; renumbered 3-5-1966 ATM by Art. 45; 12-11-1967 STM by Art. 7; 3-6-1971 ATM by Art. 34; 3-28-1987 ATM by Art. 71; 4-30-1994 ATM by Art. 40. Text amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Acceptance of bylaws — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Historic districts — See Ch. 48.
Scenic roads — See Ch. 90.
Wetlands protection — See Ch. 119.
Subdivision control — See Ch. 130.
Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 135.
Note: Statements herein which appear as footnotes are intended as informal references or aids to the reader, and are not necessarily complete or exclusive. Footnotes and their indications and numbering are not part of the Bylaw and may be varied from time to time by the Planning Board. Notes to tables are not such footnotes and are part of the Bylaw. [Added 3-31-1990 ATM by Art. 18]
Attachment 1 - Zoning Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 125-1 Purpose.

§ 125-2 Definitions.

Article II Existing Lots, Structures and Uses (See the Zoning Act, Section 6)

§ 125-3 Non-conforming structures and uses.

§ 125-4 Existing lots.

§ 125-5 Access for the physically handicapped.

Article III Use Groupings

§ 125-6 Intent.

§ 125-7 Agricultural uses.

§ 125-8 Single residence use.

§ 125-9 Multiple residence use.

§ 125-10 Conversion for multiple residence.

§ 125-11 Conversion of seasonal residence.

§ 125-12 Small-scale commercial uses.

§ 125-13 Medium-scale commercial uses.

§ 125-14 Large-scale commercial uses.

§ 125-15 Earthmoving.

§ 125-16 Institutional uses.

§ 125-17 Off-site uses.

§ 125-18 (Reserved)

§ 125-18.1 Accessory apartment use.

§ 125-18.2 Affordable accessory apartment.

Article IV Permitted Uses by District

§ 125-19 Applicability.

§ 125-20 General.

§ 125-21 Permitted uses in AR Districts.

§ 125-22 Permitted Uses in B District.

§ 125-23 Permitted uses in C Districts.

§ 125-24 Permitted uses in MR Districts.

§ 125-25 Permitted uses in W Districts.

§ 125-26 Permitted uses in WFH Districts.

§ 125-27 Wireless Communications Towers Overlay District.

Article V Development

§ 125-28 Applicability.

§ 125-29 Lot size standards.

§ 125-30 Land-structure relations.

§ 125-31 Driveways.

§ 125-32 Sewage and other potential sources of contamination.

§ 125-33 Lots on Town boundaries.

§ 125-34 Mini-subdivisions.

§ 125-35 Open Space and Conservation - Planned Residential Development (OSC-PRD).

Article VI Intensity of Use

§ 125-36 Applicability.

§ 125-37 Major buildings.

§ 125-38 Site plans.

§ 125-39 Site standards.

§ 125-40 Lighting.

§ 125-41 Signs.

Article VII District Locations and Boundaries

§ 125-42 Zoning Map; types of districts; interpretation.

§ 125-43 Zoning Map supplement.

Article VIII General and Administrative

§ 125-44 Intent.

§ 125-45 Board of Appeals.

§ 125-46 Special permits.

§ 125-47 Repetitive appeals, petitions and applications.

§ 125-48 Judicial appeals.

§ 125-49 Enforcement.

§ 125-50 Amendment.

§ 125-51 Invalidity.

Article IX Special Provisions and Districts

§ 125-52 Ayer Road Village Special Permit (ARV-SP).

§ 125-53 Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Facilities Overlay District.

§ 125-54 Floodplain Districts.