Town of Wakefield, MA
Middlesex County
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The title of this chapter shall be "Zoning Bylaw, Chapter 190 of the Code of the Town of Wakefield." The short title shall be "Zoning Bylaw, Town of Wakefield."
This chapter is adopted pursuant to the authority granted by MGL c. 40A, as amended to date.
The purpose of this chapter is to promote the health, safety, convenience and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Town of Wakefield; to lessen the danger from fire and congestion and from the hazards of floodwater inundation; to protect and conserve the value of property; to preserve and increase the amenities of the Town; to conserve natural conditions; to promote the educational, cultural and economic welfare of the public; to encourage an orderly expansion of the tax base; to encourage housing for all income and age levels; and to improve and beautify the Town by encouraging the most appropriate use of land in accordance with the Town-wide Master Plan and this chapter.