Town of Dedham, MA
Norfolk County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
In order to assist Code users in the transition to the new Code's organization, the Derivation Table indicates where chapters and articles of the 1996 By-laws have been included in the 2014 Code, or the reason for exclusion.
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Not included in Code but saved from repeal.
Chapter/Title From 1996 By-laws
Location in 2014 Code
Ch. 1, General Provisions
Secs. 1 - 8, Interpretation; Rules of Construction; Definitions; Penalties
Ch. 1, Art. II
Sec. 9, Appointed Boards, Committees and Commissions: Date of Appointment
Ch. 12, Art. I
Ch. 2, Town Meetings
Ch. 85
Ch. 3, Budget Preparation
Secs. 1-4
Ch. 39, Art. I
Secs. 5-12
Ch. 39, Art. II
Ch. 4, Financial Affairs
Ch. 39, Art. III
Ch. 5, Contracts by Town Officers
Ch. 73
Sec. 2008, Disposal of Topsoil from Town Contracts
Ch. 146, Art. I
Ch. 6, Legal Affairs
Ch. 57
Ch. 7, Town Records and Reports
Ch. 78
Ch. 8, Town Administrator
REP
Sec. 1, Town Administrator Responsible for Town Offices
Ch. 5, § 5-1
Sec. 2, Town Offices to be Leased Only by Vote of Town
Ch. 88, § 88-1
Sec. 3, Police Officer May be Present for Licensed Use
Ch. 88, § 88-2
Sec. 4, Town Buildings Not to be Used for Forbidden Purpose
Ch. 88, § 88-3
Sec. 5, Administrator's Compensation
Ch. 5, § 5-2
Sec. 6, Administrator's Qualifications
Ch. 5, § 5-3
Sec. 7, Town Administrator to Negotiate Employee Contracts
Ch. 5, § 5-4
Sec. 8, Town Vehicles to be Marked
Ch. 88, § 88-4
Sec. 9, Town Administrator to Place All Insurance
Ch. 5, § 5-5
Sec. 10, Town Administrator May Submit Articles for Town Meeting
Ch. 5, § 5-6
Ch. 9, Cemeteries
Ch. 18
Ch. 10, The Shuttleworth Fund
Ch. 39, Art. IV
Ch. 11, Dedham Public Library
Ch. 61
Ch. 12, Town Ways and Street Lighting
Sec. 1, Director of public Works to Administer Public Ways
Ch. 250, § 250-1
Sec. 2, Notice of Intention to Lay Out or Change Public Way to be Published
Ch. 250, § 250-2
Sec. 3, Excavations within Public Way Regulated
Ch. 250, § 250-3
Sec. 3A, Construction of Access Ways onto Public Ways Regulated
Ch. 250, § 250-4
Sec. 4, Vehicles Interfering with Snow Removal May be Removed and Stored
Ch. 250, § 250-5
Secs. 5 - 8, Street Lighting Committee
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 54
Sec. 9, Selectmen May Adopt Traffic and Parking Regulations
Ch. 265, Art. I
Sec. 10, Department of Public Works
Ch. 24, Art. I
Sec. 11, Department of Infrastructure Engineering
Ch. 24, Art. II
Sec. 11, Obstructions Located in the Public Right-of-Way (2006)
Ch. 250, § 250-6
Sec. 12, Repairs and Improvements to Public Ways
Ch. 250, § 250-7
Ch. 13, Police Regulations
Sec. 1, Secondhand Businesses Regulated
Ch. 225
Secs. 2 - 6 (regarding secondhand shops)
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 45
Sec. 7, Posting of Circulars on Public Ways and Private Premises Regulated
Ch. 102, § 102-1
Sec. 8, Posting of Circulars on Vehicles Prohibited
Ch. 102, § 102-2
Sec. 9, Moving of Buildings on Public Ways Regulated
Ch. 125
Sec. 10, Firecrackers, Discharge of Firearms Prohibited
Ch. 154, § 154-1
Sec. 11, Indecent, Disorderly Conduct Prohibited on Public Ways
Ch. 136, § 136-1
Sec. 12, Obstructing Public Foot Passage Prohibited
Disapproved by AG 9-11-1996
Sec. 13, Defacing, Destroying Lawful Notice Prohibited
Ch. 136, § 136-2
Sec. 14, Loitering on Stoops, Walls Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-1
Sec. 15, Sledding on Public Ways and Places Regulated
Ch. 199, § 199-2
Sec. 16, Dangerous Conduct on Public Ways Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-3
Sec. 17, Placing Trash, Chemicals Upon Public Way Prohibited
Ch. 160, § 160-1
Sec. 18, Indecent Exposure, Graffiti Prohibited
Ch. 136, § 136-3
Sec. 19, Keeping of Swine Regulated
Ch. 117, Art. I
Sec. 20, Slaughterhouses, Piggeries Regulated
Ch. 117, Art. II
Sec. 21, Trash Collectors to be Licensed; No Land to be Filled With Rubble
Ch. 160, § 160-2
Sec. 22, Parades, Performances in Public Ways Regulated
Ch. 199, § 199-4
Sec. 23, Evading Taxi, Bus Fare Prohibited
Ch. 136, § 136-4
Sec. 24, Trespassing, Peeping Toms Prohibited
Ch. 136, § 136-5
Sec. 25, Bonfires in Public Ways Regulated
Ch. 199, § 199-5
Sec. 26, Fires, Transport of Inflammable Materials on Public Ways Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-6
Sec. 27, Gaming in Public Ways and Places Prohibited
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 49
Sec. 28, Willful Destruction of Public Property Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-7
Sec. 29, Climbing Trees in Public Ways and Places Regulated
Ch. 199, § 199-8
Sec. 30, Tampering with Public Drinking Fountain Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-9
Sec. 31, Discharge of Firearms Regulated
Ch. 154, § 154-2
Sec. 32, Door-to-Door Solicitation and Canvassing
Ch. 204, Art. I
Sec. 33, Sales Booths in Public Ways and Places Regulated
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-12
Sec. 34, Riding Horse on Sidewalk Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-10
Sec. 35, Possession of Toy Pistols on Public Ways Prohibited
Ch. 154, § 154-3
Sec. 36, Obstruction of Passage on Public Way Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-11
Sec. 37, Throwing Snow on Cleared Way Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-12
Sec. 38, Leakage of Liquids During Transport on Public Ways Prohibited
Ch. 160, § 160-3
Sec. 39, Abandonment of Vehicles; Disposition of Nonoperating Vehicles
Ch. 265, Art. II
Sec. 40, Use of Motorized Recreational Vehicles Regulated
Ch. 265, Art. III
Sec. 41, Consuming Intoxicating Beverages Within Public Way or on Public Property Prohibited; Disorderly, Offensive Conduct Prohibited
Ch. 110, Art. I
Sec. 42, Retail Sale of Alcoholic Beverages Regulated
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-13
Sec. 42A, Hours of Retail Sales Regulated
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-14
Sec. 43, Security Alarm Systems Regulated; False Alarm Penalties
Ch. 106
Sec. 44, Trespass Upon Parks After Hours Prohibited
Ch. 199, § 199-13
Sec. 45, Obstructing Passage on Public Ways Prohibited
Disapproved by AG (1996)
Sec. 46, Retail Promotional Events Regulated
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-15
Sec. 47, Dumpsters Regulated
Ch. 160, § 160-4
Sec. 48, Raking Yard Waste Onto Public Way Prohibited
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 52; see § 160-1
Sec. 49, Restaurant Sewage Disposal Regulated
Ch. 160, § 160-5
Sec. 50, Fines for Violations of Truck Ban
Ch. 265, Art. IV
Sec. 51, Fire Lanes Established; Obstruction of Fire Lane Prohibited
Ch. 265, Art. V
Sec. 52, Handicapped Parking Areas Established; Misuse Prohibited
Ch. 265, Art. VI
Sec. 53, Parking of Commercial Vehicles in Residential District Regulated
Ch. 265, Art. VII
Sec. 54, Selling and Soliciting Money Upon or Abutting Public Ways Regulated
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-16
Sec. 55, No Liquor License to be Held Where Sexual Conduct Permitted
Ch. 110, Art. II, § 110-5
Sec. 55A, Visual Displays of Sexual Conduct Prohibited
Ch. 110, Art. II, § 110-6
Sec. 55B, Violators of Laws Barred from Licensed Premises
Ch. 110, Art. II, § 110-7
Sec. 56, Sale of Imitation Handguns Regulated
Ch. 154, § 154-4
Sec. 57, Operating Hours Under Licenses Regulated
Ch. 114
Sec. 58, Sales of Novelties Prohibited
Ch. 204, Art. II, § 204-17
Sec. 59, Impoundment of Vehicles
Ch. 265, Art. VIII
Sec. 60, Strings of Lights
Ch. 199, § 199-14
Sec. 61, Sound Equipment, Construction Activity, Alarms Regulated
Ch. 192
Sec. 62, Regulation of News Boxes
Ch. 199, § 199-16
Sec. 63, Commercial Construction Site Fencing Regulated
Ch. 210, Art. I
Sec. 2008, Dedham Police and Fire Departments In-Building Radio Specification
Ch. 30, Art. I
Sec. 2009, Police Service for Public Works Projects and Public Functions
Ch. 30, Art. II
Sec. 2009, Public Consumption of Marijuana or Tetrahydrocannabinol
Ch. 141, Art. I
Sec. 2010, Defacement of Property
Ch. 210, Art. II
Ch. 14, Personnel, Wage and Salary Administration Plan
Ch. 70
Ch. 15, Plumbing Laws and Sewerage System
Ch. 229
Ch. 16, Building Code
Ch. 183, Art. I
Ch. 17, Wiring Code
NI
Ch. 18, Zoning By-laws
NI
Ch. 19, Town Insurance
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 35
Ch. 20, Endicott Estate Commission
Ch. 34
Ch. 21, Youth Commission
Ch. 12, Art. II
Ch. 22, Council on Aging
Ch. 12, Art. III
Ch. 23, Dog Control Law
Ch. 117, Art. III
Ch. 24, Dedham Historic Districts By-Law
Ch. 168
Ch. 25, Recycling Committee
Repealed 1997 ATM, Art. 34
Ch. 26, Building, Planning and Construction Committee
Ch. 12, Art. IV
Ch. 27, Sign Code
Ch. 237
Ch. 28, Wetlands Protection By-law
Ch. 271
Ch. 29, Town Clerk Fees
Ch. 150, Art. I
Ch. 30, Open Space Planning and Protection
Ch. 12, Art. V
Ch. 30A, Master Plan
Ch. 65
Ch. 31, Numbering of Buildings
Ch. 129
Ch. 32, Dedham Civic Pride Committee
Ch. 12, Art. VI
Ch. 33, Recycling Access, Residential Condominiums/Apartment Complexes
Ch. 216, Art. I
Ch. 34, Dedham Cable Advisory Committee
Ch. 12, Art. VII
Ch. 35, Fees for Fire and Police Details
Ch. 150, Art. II
Ch. 36, Stormwater Management
Ch. 246
Ch. 37, Sex Offender Residency By-Law
Ch. 233
Ch. 2007, Illicit Discharges to the Municipal Storm Drain System
Ch. 242, Art. I