Town of North Reading, MA
Middlesex County
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The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of North Reading adopted since the publication 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).] Information regarding legislation which is not included in the Code nor on this list is available from the office of the Town Clerk. The last legislation reviewed for the original publication of the Code was Article No. 32 of the October 2000 Annual Town Meeting and an amendment to Chapter 350, Subdivision of Land, adopted by the Community Planning Commission 12-5-2000. A complete listing, including disposition, of all legislation reviewed in conjunction with the original publication of the Code is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
ATM, Art. 5
4-2-2001
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 19
4-2-2001
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 172
ATM, Art. 20
4-2-2001
Streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 158, Editor's Note only
OTM, Art. 7
10-1-2001
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 8
10-1-2001
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
Ch. 50, Acts of 2002
3-7-2002
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
ATM, Art. 8
4-4-2002
Streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I; Ch. 158
ATM, Art. 9
4-4-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
Community Planning Commission
6-18-2002
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 350
OTM, Art. 2
10-7-2002
Recreational vehicles
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 139
OTM, Art. 3
10-7-2002
Snow removal
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 158
OTM, Art. 16
10-7-2002
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 5
4-7-2003
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 6
4-7-2003
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 7
4-7-2003
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 8
4-7-2003
Fire or medical aid alarms amendment
Ch. 11, Art. I
ATM, Art. 9
4-7-2003
Recreational vehicles amendment
Ch. 139
ATM, Art. 10
4-7-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 2
10-6-2003
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 3
10-6-2003
General Law acceptances; assessments
Ch. 3; Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 4
10-6-2003
Hazardous materials amendment
Ch. 80
OTM, Art. 5
10-6-2003
Recreational vehicles amendment
Ch. 1; Ch. 139; Ch. 185
ATM, Art. 3
4-5-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 4
10-4-2004
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 6
10-4-2004
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
OTM, Art. 7
10-4-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 6
4-4-2005
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 172
ATM, Art. 7
4-4-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 3
10-17-2005
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
OTM, Art. 13
10-17-2005
Charter amendment
2-4-1
ATM, Art. 3
4-3-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 26
4-3-2006
Streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 158
OTM, Art. 2
10-16-2006
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 3
10-16-2006
Disposition of fines and penalties amendment; stormwater management
Ch. 1, Art. Art. II; Ch. 156
OTM, Art. 25
10-16-2006
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
OTM, Art. 27
10-16-2006
Youth Services Committee
Repealed 6-1-2015 ATM by Art. 24
ATM, Art. 21
4-9-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 23
4-9-2007
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
Ch. 57, Acts of 2007
6-27-2007
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
Ch. 58. Acts of 2007
6-27-2007
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
ATM, Art. 19
4-7-2008
Youth Services Committee amendment
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 23
4-7-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 24
4-7-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 25
4-7-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 26
4-7-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 27
4-7-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 3
10-5-2009
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 15
10-5-2009
Hazardous materials: storage amendment
Ch. 80, Art. I
OTM, Art. 16
10-5-2009
Marihuana: public consumption
Ch. 107, Art. I
ATM, Art. 22
4-5-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 10
10-4-2010
Charter amendment
Sections 2-4-1 and 2-5-1
OTM, Art. 14
10-4-2010
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 16
10-4-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 17
10-4-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 18
10-4-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 19
10-4-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 21
10-4-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 22
10-4-2010
Water supply conservation amendment
Ch. 191, Art. II
OTM, Art. 23
10-4-2010
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 23, Art. I
Ch. 414, Acts of 2010
1-5-2011
Charter amendment; Special Acts amendment
Sections 2-4-1 and 2-5-1; Ch. 525
ATM, Art. 28
6-6-2011
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 23, Art. I
ATM, Art. 29
6-6-2011
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 172
OTM, Art. 27
10-3-2011
Administration amendment
Ch. 5
OTM, Art. 28
10-3-2011
Administration amendment
Ch. 5
OTM, Art. 29
10-3-2011
Town Meeting amendment
Ch. 172
OTM, Art. 17
10-1-2012
Licenses and permits: fingerprinting of applicants; criminal history checks
Ch. 104, Art. II
ATM, Art. 33
6-3-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 34
6-3-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 35
6-3-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
ATM, Art. 36
6-3-2013
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 17
10-7-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 18
10-7-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 19
10-7-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 11
10-6-2014
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 13
10-6-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 14
10-6-2014
Licenses and permits: registered marijuana dispensary (RMD) licenses
Ch. 104, Art. III
OTM, Art. 15
10-6-2014
Licenses and permits: fingerprinting of applicants; criminal history checks amendment
Ch. 104, Art. II
OTM, Art. 18
10-6-2014
Sex offenders: residency restrictions
Ch. 145, Art. I
OTM, Art. 19
10-6-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 22
6-1-2015
Solid waste: junked vehicles and other waste material; littering and dumping
Ch. 152, Art. I; Ch. 152, Art. II
ATM, Art. 24
6-1-2015
Youth Services Committee
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 25
6-1-2015
Licenses and permits: fingerprinting of applicants; criminal history checks amendment
Ch. 104, Art. II
ATM, Art. 36
6-1-2015
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
Ch. 62, Acts of 2015
8-5-2015
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
Ch. 64, Acts of 2015
8-5-2015
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
OTM, Art. 16
10-5-2015
General provisions: use and construction amendment
Ch. 1, Art. II
OTM, Art. 18
10-5-2015
Cemeteries amendment
Ch. 41
OTM, Art. 19
10-5-2015
Streets and sidewalks amendment; General Law acceptance
Ch. 158; Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 21
10-5-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
Ch. 28, Acts of 2016
2-5-2016
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
ATM, Art. 37
6-6-2016
General Law acceptance
Ch. 500
OTM, Art. 12
10-17-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 13
10-17-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
Ch. 383, Acts of 2016
1-11-2017
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
Ch. 412, Acts of 2016
1-12-2017
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
STM, Art. 1
3-13-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
STM, Art. 2
3-13-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
STM, Art. 3
3-13-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
STM, Art. 4
3-13-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
STM, Art. 6
3-13-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 24
6-5-2017
Revolving funds
Ch. 66, Art. I
ATM, Art. 25
6-5-2017
General provisions: use and construction amendment; unmanned aircraft
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 9
ATM, Art. 26
6-5-2017
Streets and sidewalks amendment
Ch. 158
ATM, Art. 27
6-5-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 200
OTM, Art. 15
10-2-2017
General provisions: use and construction amendment; social host responsibility
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 147
Ch. 172, Acts of 2017
1-3-2018
Special Acts amendment
Ch. 525
ATM, Art. 25
6-4-2018
Finance: Revolving Funds Amendment
Ch. 66, Art. I
ATM, Art. 27
6-4-2018
Authorization To Petition General Court For Special Act To Amend Charter
NCM
ATM, Art. 28
6-4-2018
Changing Title of Board of Selectmen to Select Board in General Bylaws
Various Code Chapters
ATM, Art. 29
6-4-2018
Zoning Amendment (Changing Title of Board of Selectmen to Select Board)
Ch. 200
ATM, Art. 32
6-4-2018
Authorization To Petition General Court For Special Act To Amend Charter
NCM
ATM, Art. 33
6-4-2018
Town Meeting Amendment
Ch. 172
ATM, Art. 35
6-4-2018
General Provisions: Use and Construction Amendment; Animals Amendment
Ch. 1, Art. II; Ch. 23
Ch. 109, Acts of 2018
6-13-2018
Special Acts
Ch. 525
Ch. 237, Acts of 2018
8-30-2018
Charter Amendment; Special Acts
Section 2-4-1; Ch. 525
Ch. 269, Acts of 2018
10-11-2018
Charter Amendment; Special Acts
Sections 1-3-1, 2-4-8, 2-4-9, 3-1-1, 3-1-4, 3-2-1, 3-3-1, 3-4-1, 3-5-1, 3-6-1, 3-8-4, 4-1-2, 5-1-1, 5-2-2, 5-2-4, 5-2-5, 5-2-8, 5-4-1, 5-4-2, 5-5-1, 6-2-1, 6-3-2, 6-3-4, 7-2-2, 7-3-1, 7-4-1, 9-3-1, 10-7-1; Ch. 525
OTM, Art. 21
10-15-2018
Streets and Sidewalks Amendment
Ch. 158
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
Supp. No.
ATM, Art. 27
6-10-2019
Environmental Hazards: Plastic Bags
Ch. 60, Art. I
19