City of Northampton, MA
Hampshire County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Northampton as Ch. 19, Arts. I and II, of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, § 1-17.
Enforcement — See Ch. 40.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 290.
Article I General Street and Sidewalk Regulations

§ 285-1 Definitions.

§ 285-2 (Reserved)

§ 285-3 Naming of streets and squares.

§ 285-4 Permit to display merchandise on streets required; mobile food vehicles.

§ 285-5 Sale of merchandise on streets prohibited; exceptions.

§ 285-6 Material on streets at night; lighting.

§ 285-7 Wire on streets prohibited.

§ 285-8 Placing items liable to damage tires on streets prohibited.

§ 285-9 Permit required for structures on streets and sidewalks.

§ 285-10 (Reserved)

§ 285-11 Obstruction of passage.

§ 285-12 Certain activities on streets and sidewalks prohibited.

§ 285-13 Covering of loads liable to be blown about from vehicles driven on streets.

§ 285-14 Noisemaking; permit required for sound trucks.

§ 285-15 Unauthorized erecting or moving posts prohibited.

§ 285-16 Ascertaining boundaries required prior to erecting fences or buildings.

§ 285-17 Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.

§ 285-18 Sweeping of sidewalks abutting business premises.

§ 285-19 Unauthorized digging up or injury to vegetation on public property prohibited.

§ 285-20 Destruction of public property prohibited.

§ 285-21 Permit required to dig up or obstruct streets or sidewalks.

§ 285-22 Safety requirements for excavations or encumbrances; restoration of street.

§ 285-23 Doors and gates swinging over streets prohibited.

§ 285-24 Gratings in streets.

§ 285-25 License required for openings associated with basements.

§ 285-26 Permanent excavations under streets prohibited.

§ 285-27 Wide vehicles on public streets.

§ 285-28 Moving buildings through streets.

§ 285-29 Obstructions to sidewalks.

§ 285-30 Permit required to make curb cuts and construct driveways.

Article II Laying Out, Altering and Discontinuing

§ 285-31 Petition to Council required.

§ 285-32 Referral of petition to Public Works Commission and Planning Board.

§ 285-33 Public Works Commission to view premises and hear parties after notice.

§ 285-34 Report by Public Works Commission to City Council.

§ 285-35 Preparation of plan and description upon approval.

§ 285-36 Department to estimate expenses and damages.

§ 285-37 Hearing on damages.

§ 285-38 Hearing before City Council.

§ 285-39 and § 285-40. (Reserved)

§ 285-41 Referral of petition relating to betterments and assessments to Public Works Commission.

§ 285-42 Action of Mayor and City Council on report.

§ 285-43 Public Works Commission to state whether assessments shall be made; notification of completion of work.

§ 285-44 Submission of lists and recommendations by Department of Public Works.

§ 285-45 Referral to Public Works Commission required.

§ 285-46 Notice of hearing on establishing or altering sidewalks.

§ 285-47 Hearing; view of premises; report to Council.

§ 285-48 Plans and profiles of sidewalks.

§ 285-49 Report to show time of completion.

§ 285-50 (Reserved)

Article III Streets and Sidewalks Policies

§ 285-51 Complete Streets Policy.

§ 285-52 Surveillance technology.