Town of North Reading, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Community Planning Commission as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-5-2000]
The Rules and Regulations for Site Plan Review and the Rules and Regulations Governing the Subdivision of Land of the Town of North Reading, Massachusetts, adopted by the Community Planning Commission of the Town of North Reading, as renumbered, revised and codified by General Code Publishers Corp., and consisting of Chapter 340, Site Plan Review, and Chapter 350, Subdivision of Land, of the Code of the Town of North Reading, are hereby approved.
The provisions of Chapter 340 and Chapter 350, insofar as they are substantively the same as those of regulations in force immediately prior to this acceptance of Chapter 340 and Chapter 350, are intended as a continuation of such regulations and not as new enactments, and the effectiveness of such provisions shall date from the date of adoption of the prior regulation. All such provisions are hereby continued in full force and effect and are hereby reaffirmed as to their adoption by the Community Planning Commission of the Town of North Reading, and it is the intention of said Community Planning Commission that each such provision contained in Chapter 340 and Chapter 350 of the Code is hereby reaffirmed as it appears in the Code.
A. 
In compiling and preparing the site plan and subdivision regulations for renumbering and revision as part of the Code, certain grammatical and other minor changes were made in said regulations. It is the intention of the Community Planning Commission that all such changes be accepted as part of the regulations as if the regulations so changed had been previously formally adopted to read as such.
B. 
In addition, the following changes, amendments or revisions are made herewith, to become effective upon the effective date of this enactment. (Chapter and section number references are to the regulations as they have been renumbered and appear in the Code.)
(1) 
All references to the "Board of Appeals" are amended to read "Zoning Board of Appeals."
(2) 
All references to the "Wetland and Floodplain Protection District" or "Wetland and Floodplain Resource Protection District" are amended to read "Floodplain District."
(3) 
In Chapter 340, Site Plan Review, § 340-6A is amended to change "5' from the building wall" to "two feet from the building wall" in the last sentence thereof.
(4) 
In Chapter 350, Subdivision of Land:
(a) 
The definition of "certified by" in § 350-3 is amended to change the phrases "a planning board" and "a planning board (planning commission)" to read "the Community Planning Commission."
(b) 
In the definition of "subdivision" in § 350-3, Subsection B is amended to change the phrase "the town in which the land lies" to read simply "the town."
(c) 
Section 350-7F is added to read as follows: "There shall be a fee of $50 for each requested waiver of these rules and regulations."
(d) 
Section 350-12A(3) is amended to revise the phrase "sixty-day period permitted by statute" to read "forty-five-day period permitted by statute."