Town of Groton, MA
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Groton and certain Special Acts of the General Court applicable to the Town of Groton adopted since the 2005 republication of the Code, indicating its inclusion in the Code or the reason for its exclusion. [Enabling legislation which is not general and permanent in nature is considered to be non-Code material (NCM).] The last legislation reviewed for the 2005 republication of the Code was Article 20 adopted 4-25-2005 ATM.

§ DL-1 Disposition of legislation.

Enactment
Adoption
Date
Subject
Disposition
Board of Selectmen
9-26-2005
Unregistered vehicles amendment
Ch. 273
STM, Art. 17
10-24-2005
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Conservation Commission
3-14-2006
Use of conservation land amendment
Ch. 344, Art. II
Conservation Commission
3-28-2006
Wetlands protection regulations amendment
Ch. 344, Art. III
Board of Health
4-3-2006
Fees
Ch. 278
ATM, Art. 7
4-24-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 8
4-24-2006
Petitioning General Court to amend Groton Country Club Authority legislation
NCM
ATM, Art. 13
4-24-2006
Personnel Board amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 14
4-24-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 15
4-24-2006
Demolition delay
Ch. 125
ATM, Art. 16
4-24-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 19
4-24-2006
Signs amendment
Repealed 10-18-2010 ATM, Art. 15
ATM, Art. 20
4-24-2006
Zoning amendment
(Water Resource Protection Districts)
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 21
4-24-2006
Zoning amendment
(off-street parking and loading)
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 22
4-24-2006
Zoning amendment
(site plan review)
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 23
4-24-2006
Zoning amendment
(flexible development)
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 24
4-24-2006
Stormwater management — low-impact development
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 25
4-24-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Board of Health
5-15-2006
Wells amendment
Ch. 330
Board of Health
5-15-2006
Underground storage of fuel and chemicals amendment; hazardous materials amendment
Chs. 280 and 286
STM, Art. 25
10-23-2006
Agricultural Commission
Ch. 5
Board of Water Commissioners
10-24-2006
Water Department: specifications for private development amendment
Ch. 407, Part 3
Planning Board
3-22-2007
Subdivision rules and regulations amendment
Ch. 381, Part 1
Planning Board
3-22-2007
Planning Board fees amendment
Ch. 381, Part 3
Planning Board
3-22-2007
Shared driveways amendment
Ch. 381, Part 4
Planning Board
3-22-2007
Site plan review amendment
Ch. 381, Part 5
Planning Board
3-22-2007
Water resource protection
Ch. 381, Part 7
Planning Board
3-29-2007
Planning Board fees amendment
Ch. 381, Part 3
ATM, Art. 9
4-30-2007
General Law reacceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 13
4-30-2007
Farming
Ch. 137
ATM, Art. 14
4-30-2007
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 16
4-30-2007
Personnel amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 17
4-30-2007
Personnel amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 18
4-30-2007
Personnel amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 19
4-30-2007
Personnel amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 20
4-30-2007
Personnel amendment
Repealed 10-19-2009 ATM by Art. 22
ATM, Art. 23
4-30-2007
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 24
4-30-2007
Earth removal amendment; stormwater management — low-impact development amendment
Ch. 134; Ch. 198; Ch. 239
ATM, Art. 26
4-30-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 27
4-30-2007
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Board of Health
8-20-2007
Subsurface sewage disposal regulations amendment
Ch. 315
STM, Art. 8
10-22-2007
Charter
Charter
STM, Art. 14
10-22-2007
Finance Committee amendment
Ch. 13
STM, Art. 15
10-22-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
STM, Art. 16
10-22-2007
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Board of Health
11-19-2007
Disposal of wood waste amendment
Ch. 332
Board of Health
12-3-2007
Underground storage of fuel and chemicals amendment; hazardous materials amendment
Ch. 280; Ch. 286
Planning Board
1-3-2008
Station Avenue Overlay District design standards
Ch. 381, Part 8
Board of Health
3-3-2008
Outdoor wood burning
Ch. 299
Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
4-1-2008
Stormwater design criteria
Superseded 4-14-2015
ATM, Art. 13
4-28-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 14
4-28-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 16
4-28-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 21
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 22
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 23
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 24
4-28-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 25
4-28-2008
Illicit discharges to municipal separate storm drain system
Ch. 154
Planning Board
5-1-2008
Planning Board fees
Ch. 381, Part 3
Planning Board
5-1-2008
Station Avenue Overlay District parking and loading guidelines
Ch. 381, Part 8
STM, Art. 17
10-20-2008
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 8
4-27-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 10
4-27-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 11
4-27-2009
Numbering of buildings
Ch. 119
ATM, Art. 12
4-27-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 13
4-27-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 14
4-27-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 18
4-27-2009
Repeal of bylaws: Capital Planning Committee; Capital Growth Program; Growth Management Advisory Committee; Recreation Commission; Town Government Structure and Bylaws Study Committee; Treasurer/Collector
Ch. 9; Ch. 19; Ch. 19; Ch. 65; Ch. 77; Ch. 86 (reference pages only)
ATM, Art. 19
4-27-2009
Amendments to Council on Aging; Inspector of Wires; sale of obsolete or unusable personal Town property; farming; flood damage prevention administration; forest lands; and historic districts and commissions
Ch. 4; Ch. 27; Ch. 84, Art. I; Ch. 137; Ch. 141, Art. I; Ch. 145; Ch. 153
ATM, Art. 20
4-27-2009
Town meetings amendment
Ch. 81, Art. I; Ch. 81, Art. II
ATM, Art. 22
10-19-2009
Personnel
Ch. 48
ATM, Art. 23
10-19-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Board of Selectmen
1-26-2010
Street naming and building numbering
Ch. 258
Ch. 49, Acts of 2010
3-18-2010
Special Act authorizing use of revenues from Groton Sewer Enterprise Fund
Ch. A415
Ch. 50, Acts of 2010
3-18-2010
Charter amendment
§§ 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-4, 4-5, 5-4
Planning Board
4-22-2010
Subdivision rules and regulations amendment
Ch. 381, Part 1
ATM, Art. 7
4-26-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 8
4-26-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 9
4-26-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 13
4-26-2010
Director of Public Works amendment
Ch. 154; Ch. 180; Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 14
4-26-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 15
4-26-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 17
4-26-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 18
4-26-2010
Stormwater management amendment
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 19
4-26-2010
Earth removal amendment
Ch. 134
Regional School Committee
5-5-2010
Regional School District
Ch. 69
ATM, Art. 14
10-18-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 15
10-18-2010
Signs amendment
Ch. 196
ATM, Art. 23
10-18-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 24
10-18-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 10
4-25-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 11
4-25-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 12
4-25-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 22
4-25-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 23
10-17-2011
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 24
10-17-2011
Dogs amendment
Ch. 128; Ch. 223
Board of Health
11-21-2011
Wells amendment
Ch. 330
ATM, Art. 21
4-30-2012
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 23
4-30-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 24
4-30-2012
Annual and Special Town Meetings amendment
Ch. 81, Art. I
ATM, Art. 26
4-30-2012
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 105
ATM, Art. 13
10-15-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 15
10-15-2012
Annual and Special Town Meetings amendment
Ch. 81, Art. I
ATM, Art. 16
10-15-2012
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
2-5-2013
Soil erosion and sediment control amendment
Superseded 4-15-2015
ATM, Art. 21
4-22-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 22
4-22-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 23
4-22-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 24
4-22-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 25
4-22-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 18
10-21-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 19
10-21-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 20
10-21-2013
Personnel
Ch. 48
ATM, Art. 19
4-28-2014
Wetlands
Ch. 215
ATM, Art. 20
4-28-2014
Unregistered vehicles
Ch. 205
ATM, Art. 28
4-28-2014
Sewers: connections amendment
Ch. 190, Art. I
ATM, Art. 34
4-28-2014
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 12
10-20-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 17
10-20-2014
Dogs amendment
Ch. 128
ATM, Art. 19
10-20-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 20
10-20-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
4-14-2015
Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
Ch. 352
Conservation Commission
4-28-2015
Wetlands protection regulations amendment
Ch. 344, Art. III
ATM, Art. 5
5-11-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 7
5-11-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 12
5-11-2015
Four Corners Sewer District
Ch. 190, Art. III
ATM, Art. 27
5-11-2015
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 31
5-11-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 32
5-11-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 33
5-11-2015
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 34
5-11-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 35
5-11-2015
Authorization to expend Home Recycling Revolving Fund
NCM
ATM, Art. 38
5-11-2015
Renewal of Stormwater Management Revolving Fund
NCM
ATM, Art. 39
5-11-2015
Renewal of Conservation Commission Revolving Fund
NCM
ATM, Art. 40
5-11-2015
Renewal of Affordable Housing Revolving Fund
NCM
ATM, Art. 41
5-11-2015
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Board of Health
6-1-2015
Fees amendment; wells amendment
Ch. 278; Ch. 330
Board of Selectmen
7-20-2015
Standards of Conduct Policy
Ch. 245
ATM, Art. 11
10-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 12
10-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 13
10-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 14
10-19-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 15
10-19-2015
Signs amendment
Ch. 196
Planning Board
2-18-2016
Subdivision rules and regulations amendment; fees amendment; shared driveways amendment; site plan review amendment; hours of site construction
Ch. 381, Part 1; Ch. 381, Part 3; Ch. 381, Part 4; Ch. 381, Part 5; Ch. 381, Part 9
ATM, Art. 17
4-25-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
ATM, Art. 20
4-25-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 21
4-25-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 218
ATM, Art. 22
4-25-2016
Dogs amendment
Ch. 128
ATM, Art. 30
4-25-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415
Planning Board
6-23-2016
Fees amendment
Ch. 381, Part 3
Sewer Commission
7-27-2016
Regulation for payment of wastewater system costs amendment; usage fees amendment
Ch. 396, Part 1; Ch. 396, Part 2
Planning Board
10-13-2016
Subdivision rules and regulations amendment
Ch. 381, Part 1
ATM, Art. 7
10-17-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. A415