[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 4-7-1981 by Art. 16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 171.
Editor's Note: This chapter was derived from Sections 4.71 through 4.73 of the Town of Yarmouth Bylaws and was originally adopted 2-9-1926.
A Board of seven members is hereby created and established, to be known as the "Planning Board."
[Amended 4-23-1979 by Art. 58]
The original members shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen as follows: each member to serve for three years, so that in making the initial appointments, the term of each member of the existing elected Planning Board shall remain in office until his or her term expires, as provided in Chapter 41, Section 81A, of the Annotated Laws of Massachusetts.
[Amended 4-23-1979 by Art 58]
The members of the Board shall serve without pay.
Vacancies occurring in the Planning Board shall be filled as provided in Chapter 41, Section 11, of the Annotated Laws of Massachusetts.
The duties of the Planning Board shall be such as are stated in Chapter 41, Sections 70 to 72, of the Annotated Laws of Massachusetts, and further to consider and advise upon municipal improvements either at the request of other officials of the Town or upon its own initiative. It shall, at all times, have access to all public documents or information in the possession of any Town official or department.