Town of Harvard, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Harvard, as revised through 7-12-1994; amended in its entirety 11–10-2015. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Protective Bylaw — See Ch. 125.
Comprehensive permits — See Ch. 136.
Article I General Provisions

§ 135-1 Authority; effect on other regulations.

§ 135-2 Definitions.

Article II Applications

§ 135-3 Role of the ZBA.

§ 135-4 Persons authorized to petition the ZBA.

§ 135-5 Application form.

§ 135-6 Means of submission.

§ 135-7 List of abutters.

§ 135-8 Plans.

§ 135-9 Actions before other Town boards.

§ 135-10 Written statement.

§ 135-11 Fees.

§ 135-12 Waiver of requirements.

§ 135-13 Withdrawal of applications.

Article III Process

§ 135-14 Safeguards and time frame.

§ 135-15 Evidence.

§ 135-16 Conduct of hearings and deliberations.

§ 135-17 Decisions.

§ 135-18 Changes in the Bylaw.

Article IV Additional Rules Concerning Specific Types of Applications

§ 135-19 Intent.

§ 135-20 Variances.

§ 135-21 Special permits.

§ 135-22 Administrative appeals.

Article V The Zoning Act, M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 6

§ 135-23 Applicability.

§ 135-24 Uses and structures which qualify.

§ 135-25 Special rule applicable to one- and two-family dwellings.

§ 135-26 Uses and structures which do not qualify.

§ 135-27 Piggyback increases.

§ 135-28 Rectification of zoning irregularities.

§ 135-29 Findings by majority vote.

§ 135-30 Delegation of limited authority to Zoning Administrator.

Article VI Zoning Administrator

§ 135-31 Position established.

§ 135-32 Appointment.

§ 135-33 Term of service and scope of authority.

§ 135-34 Appeals from decisions or failure to act.

§ 135-35 Fee for appeal.

Article VII Availability of Regulations

§ 135-36 Copies available for purchase.

Article VIII Effective Date

§ 135-37 Effective date.

Article IX Comprehensive Permits

§ 135-38 Regulations.