Town of Dedham, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dedham as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-13-2017 ATM by Art. 11]
Notice of intention to install new permanent public infrastructure, including but not limited to signaling, lighting, or buildings or other structures, shall be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to abutters, owners of land directly opposite on any public or private street or way, and abutters to abutters within 300 feet of such infrastructure. Said notice shall also be posted on the Town's website to the extent technologically feasible.
The notice required by this section shall, to the extent practicable, be provided by the Department of Public Works at least two weeks prior to any hearing relating to such new permanent public infrastructure or, if no hearing is required, at least two weeks prior to the installation of such new permanent public infrastructure.
The notice shall contain a description of the area or premises or street address, if any, or other adequate identification of the location that is subject to the installation of the new permanent public infrastructure, the nature of the new permanent public infrastructure, the date of the hearing relating to such infrastructure, or, if no hearing is required, the date of the expected installation of such infrastructure.
This section shall not apply to road repair or reconstruction projects, or in the case of emergency threatening the public health or safety.
While recognizing the importance of providing the notice required by this section, failure to provide such notice shall not impede the permanent public infrastructure project.