Selected highlights of amendments to Zoning and Town By-Laws recently passed by Town Meeting. Page last updated: January 12, 2023
Zoning By-Law Amendments
ARTICLE VI – VEHICULAR AND BICYCLE SERVICE USES REQUIREMENTS
Sec. 6.05 Bicycle Parking and Design Requirements
SNAPSHOT: The by-law (a) increases the required minimum bicycle parking ratios and (b) specifies enforceable design standards to ensure that bicycle parking areas are accessible and feasible facilities that provide protection from theft, vandalism, and inclement weather.
Sec. 6.10 Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements
SNAPSHOT: One of the first by-laws in the U.S. to mandate 100% EV charging infrastructure for multifamily housing via cost-effective, scalable, and customizable design options.