Town of Fairhaven, MA
Bristol County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Fairhaven 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 the 1997 Annual Town Meeting. 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
STM Art. 17
11-6-1997
Mooring and boat usage amendment
Ch. 145
STM Art. 18
11-6-1997
Street use regulations amendment
Ch. 169, Part 1
STM Art. 19
11-6-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 20
11-6-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 22
11-6-1997
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 23
11-6-1997
Accept MGL c. 32, § 9D 1/2
Ch. A501
STM Art. 34
11-6-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 35
11-6-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 33
5-2-1998
Accept Ch. 92, §§ 2 to 4, Acts of 1997
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 34
5-2-1998
Accept Ch. 17, Acts of 1997
Ch. A501
STM Art. 24
5-2-1998
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 26
5-2-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 27
5-2-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 29
5-2-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 7
5-6-1998
General provisions amendment
Ch. 1
ATM Art. 8
5-6-1998
Meetings amendment
Ch. 50
ATM Art. 17
5-6-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 18
5-6-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 19
5-6-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 20
5-6-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 28
5-8-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
Planning Board
9-22-1998
Fees
Ch. 306
Planning Board
9-22-1998
Procedural rules amendment
Ch. 316
Planning Board
9-22-1998
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 322
STM Art. 17
11-23-1998
Dogs amendment
Ch. 87, Part 1
STM Art. 18
11-23-1998
Accept MGL c. 33, § 59
Ch. A501
STM Art. 22
11-23-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 23
11-23-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 24
11-23-1998
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 25
11-23-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 5
5-1-1999
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 6
5-1-1999
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 7
5-1-1999
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 8
5-1-1999
Zoning amendment: Wetland Resource Protection District
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 9
5-1-1999
Zoning amendment: storm- water management
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 17
5-1-1999
General provisions amendment
Ch. 1
ATM Art. 18
5-1-1999
Water amendment
Repealed 2-6-2002 STM by Art. 9
ATM Art. 19
5-1-1999
Water amendment
Repealed 2-6-2002 STM by Art. 9
STM Art. 5
5-1-1999
Accept Ch. 456, Acts of 1998
Ch. A501
STM Art. 18
5-1-1999
Sealer of Weights and Measures fees amendment
Ch. 119,
STM Art. 12
5-6-2000
Water amendment
Repealed 2-6-2002 STM by Art. 9
STM Art. 13
5-6-2000
Sewers amendment
Ch. 158
STM Art. 18
5-6-2000
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 33
5-6-2000
Constables amendment
Ch. 12
ATM Art. 34
5-6-2000
Water amendment
Repealed 2-6-2002 STM by Art. 9
ATM Art. 10
5-6-2000
Accept § 51 of Ch. 127 Acts of 1999
Ch. A501
STM Art. 21
1-30-2001
Finance Committee amendment
Ch. 33
STM Art. 22
1-30-2001
Parking violations fines amendment
Ch. 182, Part 2
STM Art. 4
5-5-2001
Accept MGL c. 41, § 108
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 11
5-5-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 13
5-5-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 14
5-5-2001
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 5
5-5-2001
Accept MGL c. 44, § 53D
Ch. A501
STM Art. 6
5-5-2001
Dogs amendment
Ch. 87, Part 1
STM Art. 6
2-6-2002
Union Wharf fees
Ch. 177
STM Art. 9
2-6-2002
Water use restriction
Ch. 187
STM Art. 11
2-6-2002
Hazardous materials revolving fund
Ch. A501
STM Art. 12
2-6-2002
Accept MGL c. 33, § 59
Ch. A501
STM Art. 13
2-6-2002
Accept MGL c. 41, § 108L (ratification of 5-5-2001 STM, Art. 4)
Ch. A501
Board of Health
3-12-2002
Food service establishments amendment
Ch. 426
Board of Selectmen
6-6-2002
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
ATM Art. 5
6-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 6
6-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 7
6-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 8
6-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 9
6-8-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 11
6-8-2002
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 13
6-8-2002
Waterways, moorings and boat usage
Ch. 145
STM Art. 11
6-8-2002
Accept MGL c. 44, § 53F 1/2
Ch. A501
STM Art. 9
10-16-2002
Dogs amendment
Ch. 87
STM Art. 11
10-16-2002
Accept § 6 of Ch. 116, Acts of 2002
Ch. A501
Board of Selectmen
3-3-2003
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
Board of Selectmen
4-7-2003
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
STM Art. 11
6-7-2003
Noncriminal disposition of violations amendment
Ch. 1
STM Art. 12
6-7-2003
Noncriminal disposition of violations amendment; driveway and sidewalk construction amendment
Chs. 1; 169, Part 4
STM Art. 15
6-7-2003
Accept MGL c. 148, §§ 26H, 26I
Ch. A501
STM Art. 18
6-7-2003
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 29
6-7-2003
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 13
2-11-2004
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 14
2-11-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 15
2-11-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 16
2-11-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 17
2-11-2004
Duties of Town Counsel
Ch. 56
STM Art. 19
2-11-2004
Alarms
Ch. 82
STM Art. 20
2-11-2004
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 83
STM Art. 21
2-11-2004
General provisions amendment
Ch. 1
ATM Art. 15
5-1-2004
Accept MGL c. 80, § 13B
Ch. A501
STM Art. 6
5-1-2004
Accept MGL c. 44B, §§ 3 - 7
Ch. A501
STM Art. 8
5-1-2004
Accept MGL c. 40N, § 25(a)-(c)
Ch. A501
STM Art. 11
5-1-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 13
5-1-2004
Electronic or video card games amendment
Ch. 150
ATE Art. 12
4-4-2005
Accept MGL c. 44B, §§ 3 - 7
Ch. A501
STM Art. 12
5-7-2005
Community Preservation Committee
Ch. 6
ATM Art. 19
5-7-2005
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 20
5-7-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 23
5-7-2005
Tax abatement agreements; accept MGL c. 59, § 59A
Chs. 73; A501
ATM Art. 34
5-7-2005
Accept MGL c. 111, § 26G
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 35
5-7-2005
Accept Ch. 137 of the Acts of 2003
Ch. A501
Board of Selectmen
7-25-2005
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
STM Art. 1
10-18-2005
Accept MGL c. 41, § 19K and § 108P
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 10
10-18-2005
General provisions and fire prevention and protection amendment
Chs. 1 and 122
ATM Art. 7
5-6-2006
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM Art. 8
5-6-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 9
5-6-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 11
5-6-2006
Community Preservation Committee amendment
Ch. 6
ATM Art. 14
5-6-2006
Accept MGL c. 60, § 23B
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 23
5-6-2006
Public health mutual aid agreement
NCM
ATM Art. 42
5-6-2006
Accept Ch. 157, Acts of 2005
Ch. A501
STM Art. 7
5-6-2006
Shellfish regulations amendment
Ch. 218
Zoning Board of Appeals
8-1-2006
Rules and regulations governing comprehensive permits
Ch. 493
Planning Board
3-27-2007
Subdivision of land
Ch. 322
ATM Art. 15
5-5-2007
Accept MGL c. 59, § 5K
Ch. A501
ATM Art. 26
5-5-2007
Driveway and sidewalk construction amendment
Ch. 169, Part 4
ATM Art. 28
5-5-2007
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 83
ATM Art. 29
5-5-2007
Vehicles and traffic: parking violation fines amendment
Ch. 182, Part 2
STM Art. 6
5-5-2007
Accept Ch. 55, Acts of 2006
Ch. A501
STM Art. 18
5-5-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 20
5-5-2007
Community Preservation Committee amendment
Ch. 6
ATM Art. 21
5-3-2008
Meeting amendment
Ch. 50
ATM Art. 45
5-3-2008
General provisions amendment
Ch. 1
ATM Art. 46
5-3-2008
General provisions amendment; vehicles and traffic: trailers not attached to motor vehicles prohibited
Chs. 1; 182, Part 4
ATM Art. 49
5-3-2008
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
STM Art. 19
5-3-2008
Revocation of acceptance of Chapter 28, Acts of 1954
Ch. A501
STM Art. 30
5-3-2008
Department of Finance amendment
Ch. 37
STM Art. 5
10-29-2008
Accept MGL c. 60, § 15
Ch. A501
STM Art. 6
10-29-2008
Accept MGL c. 39, § 23D
Ch. A501
STM Art. 11
10-29-2008
General provisions amendment; driveway and sidewalk construction amendment
Chs. 1; 169, Part 4
STM Art. 12
10-29-2008
General provisions amendment; waterways, moorings and boat usage amendment
Chs. 1; 145
ATM Art. 12
5-2-2009
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 30
5-2-2009
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 83
ATM Art. 32
5-2-2009
Agricultural Commission
Ch. 3
ATM Art. 33
5-2-2009
Right to farm
Ch. 155
STM Art. 15
5-2-2009
Finances: special-purpose appropriations
Ch. 2, Part 1
STM Art. 16
5-2-2009
Waterways, moorings and boat usage amendment
Ch. 145
STM Art. 17
5-2-2009
General provisions amendment
Ch. 1
Planning Board
6-23-2009
Fees amendment
Ch. 306
STM, Art. 7
11-23-2009
Accept MGL c. 59, § 57C
Ch. A501
STM Art. 13
5-1-2010
Wetlands amendment
Ch. 192
ATM Art. 31
5-1-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM Art. 32
5-1-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
Board of Selectmen
1-18-2011
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
Board of Selectmen
4-25-2011
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
STM Art. 10
5-7-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM Art. 22
5-7-2011
Pawnbrokers; dealers in junk, old metals or secondhand articles
Ch. 141, Part 2
STM Art. 23
5-7-2011
Criminal history checks
Ch. 141, Part 3
ATM Art. 22
5-7-2011
Accept MGL c. 32B, § 20
Ch. A501
Board of Health
8-8-2011
Solid waste: dumping and littering amendment
Ch. 471, Part 1
Planning Board
8-23-2011
Procedural rules amendment
Ch. 316
ATM Art. 9
5-5-2012
Meetings amendment
Ch. 50
Board of Selectmen
4-29-2013
Houseboats
Ch. 208
STM Art. 5
5-4-2013
Department of Finance amendment
Ch. 37
STM Art. 8
5-4-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 14
5-4-2013
Fees: Fire Department amendment
Ch. 119, Part 2
ATM Art. 19
5-4-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
Board of Selectmen
8-8-2013
Special municipal employee
Ch. 220
Ch. 83, Acts of 2013
9-18-2013
Grant of additional license for sale of all alcoholic beverages
Ch. A502
Ch. 107, Acts of 2013
10-18-2013
Grant of additional license for sale of wines and malt beverages
Ch. A502
STM, Art. 8
2-12-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM, Art. 10
2-12-2014
Vehicles and traffic: winter parking amendment
Ch. 182, Part 1
ATM, Art. 26
5-3-2014
Capital Planning Committee
Ch. 40
STM, Art. 7
5-3-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
STM, Art. 11
5-3-2014
Authorize petition of General Court
NCM
Ch. 381, Acts of 2014
11-25-2014
Establishing position of Town Administrator
Ch. A502
Ch. 406, Acts of 2014
12-19-2014
Shellfish aquaculture license fees
Ch. A502
Board of Selectmen
5-26-2015
Animal control fees
Ch. 206
Board of Health
7-8-2015
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 87, Part 1, Editor's Note only
Board of Health
1-27-2016
Fees amendment
Ch. 422
ATM, Art. 31
5-7-2016
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 34
5-7-2016
Authorize petition of General Court
NCM
ATM, Art. 36
5-7-2016
Executive Secretary repealer; nomenclature change to Town Administrator
Ch. 28, reference only; Ch. 37; Ch. 40; Ch. 61; Ch. 73; Ch. 493; Ch. A501, Editor's Note only
Board of Selectmen
7-11-2016
Marine Resources Committee
Ch. 212
Board of Selectmen
8-8-2016
Council on Aging
Ch. 207
Ch. 277, Acts of 2016
9-30-2016
Grant of additional license for sale of wines and malt beverages
Ch. A502
ATM, Art. 16
5-6-2017
Accept MGL c. 71, § 37M
Ch. A501
ATM, Art. 33
5-6-2017
Finances: use of revolving accounts
Ch. 2, Part 2
ATM, Art. 40
5-6-2017
Accept MGL c. 40, § 13E
Ch. A501
ATM, Art. 49
5-6-2017
Personnel
Ch. 61
ATM, Art. 50
5-6-2017
Revocation of acceptance of MGL c. 31, § 47
Ch. A501
ATM, Art. 51
5-6-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 198
ATM, Art. 53
5-6-2017
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
Board of Health
5-16-2017
Individual sewage disposal systems amendment
Ch. 432
ATM, Art. 31
5-5-2018
Licenses and Permits: Delinquent Taxpayers Amendment
Ch. 141, Part 1
ATM, Art. 32
5-5-2018
Stretch Energy Code
Ch. 171
ATM, Art. 34
5-5-2018
Accept MGL c. 90, § 17C and 18B
Ch. A501
ATM, Art. 36
5-5-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 37
5-5-2018
Zoning Map Amendment
NCM
ATM, Art. 38
5-5-2018
Animals: Animal Control Fees Amendment
Ch. 206, Pt. 1
ATM, Art. 39
5-5-2018
Accept MGL c. 64N, § 3
Ch. A501
STM, Art. 9
11-13-2018
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 198
STM, Art. 1
5-4-2019
Accept MGL c. 44, § 53F 1/2
Ch. A501
STM, Art. 3
5-4-2019
Accept MGL c. 44, § 53F 1/2
Ch. A501
STM, Art. 8
5-4-2019
Meetings: Televising Board Meetings
Ch. 50, Pt. 2
STM, Art. 10
5-4-2019
Accept MGL c. 32B, § 20
Ch. A501
STM, Art. 12
5-4-2019
Stormwater Management
Ch. 194
STM, Art. 13
5-4-2019
Zoning Amendment
Ch. 198