Town of Belchertown, MA
Hampshire County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Planning Board of the Town of Belchertown 3-27-2001. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 23.
Excavations — See Ch. 36.
Mobile home parks — See Chs. 78 and 235.
Sewers — See Chs. 104 and 256.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 114.
Wetlands — See Chs. 139 and 290.
Zoning — See Ch. 145.
270a Appendix A 270b Appendix B 270c Appendix C
Article I General Provisions

§ 270-1 Authority; prior regulations superseded.

§ 270-2 Purpose.

§ 270-3 Approval of definitive plan required.

§ 270-4 Waiver of compliance.

§ 270-5 Amendments.

§ 270-6 Coordination with municipal departments and other agencies.

§ 270-7 Effect of prior recording of subdivision plan.

§ 270-8 Endorsement of plan required before construction commences.

§ 270-9 Definitions.

Article II Plans Not Requiring Approval

§ 270-10 Submission to Planning Board for determination.

§ 270-11 Submission procedure.

§ 270-12 Contents.

§ 270-13 Determination by Planning Board; endorsement; appeals.

§ 270-14 Criteria for endorsement.

Article III Preliminary Plans

§ 270-15 Purpose; when required; distribution.

§ 270-16 Submission procedure.

§ 270-17 Contents.

§ 270-18 Review of plan; action by Planning Board.

§ 270-19 Comprehensive permit applications.

Article IV Definitive Plans

§ 270-20 Distribution; applicability of subdivision and zoning regulations.

§ 270-21 Submission procedure.

§ 270-22 Contents.

§ 270-23 Sanitary sewage systems.

§ 270-24 Wetlands protection.

§ 270-25 Adequacy of existing public ways.

§ 270-26 Traffic analysis.

§ 270-27 Environmental analysis.

§ 270-28 Floodplain District.

§ 270-29 Stormwater runoff control.

§ 270-30 Fire Protection.

§ 270-31 Infrastructure adequacy required.

§ 270-32 Review of plan; public hearing; action by Planning Board; performance guarantee.

§ 270-33 Release of performance guarantee.

§ 270-34 Deviation from approved plan.

§ 270-35 Acceptance of subdivision way as a town way.

Article V Design Standards

§ 270-36 Streets and ways.

§ 270-37 Easements.

§ 270-38 Open spaces and protection of natural and important cultural features.

§ 270-39 Compliance with zoning.

§ 270-40 Stormwater detention basins.

Article VI Improvements

§ 270-41 Site and earthwork.

§ 270-42 Drainage.

§ 270-43 Pavement structure.

§ 270-44 Curbs and berms.

§ 270-45 Sidewalks.

§ 270-46 Grass areas.

§ 270-47 Monuments and markers.

§ 270-48 Bridges.

§ 270-49 Street trees.

§ 270-50 Intersection plantings.

§ 270-51 Fire ponds.

§ 270-52 Utility installation.

§ 270-53 Water mains and appurtenances.

§ 270-54 Sewer mains and appurtenances.

§ 270-55 Other utilities.

§ 270-56 Easements.

§ 270-57 Retaining walls.

§ 270-58 Fences.

§ 270-59 Guard rails.

§ 270-60 Open space.

§ 270-61 Record plans, also known as "as-builts."

§ 270-62 Cleaning up.

§ 270-63 Cul-de-sac plantings.

§ 270-64 Bank plantings.

§ 270-65 Signs.

Article VII Administration

§ 270-66 Inspections.

§ 270-67 Fee Schedule.

§ 270-68 Board of Appeals.

§ 270-69 Amendments.

§ 270-70 Severability.

§ 270-71 Conflicts with other regulations.

§ 270-72 Enforcement by denial of building permits.

§ 270-73 Effective date.

§ 270-74 Repealer.