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Zoning Regulations

Inland Wetlands Board
Application Procedures
Zoning Regulations
Meeting Minutes
Architectual Advisory Committee

The Zoning Regulations (effective 5/1/07) 
can be downloaded from this page in sections.


All of the documents are in PDF format which requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download, available from the Adobe Corporation.

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ZONING REGULATIONS - Adopted 3/20/2007
EFFECTIVE on 5/1/2007 (amended thru 4/22/14)

The on-line version of the Zoning Regulations
is provided for reference and convenience. 
The Planning and Zoning Office maintains records for any amendments,
and updates the on-line version on a regular basis.  
If any discrepancies exist between the on-line version and the records
kept in the Planning and Zoning Office, the print version
and any amendments in the Office shall be considered correct. 

        Click below to Download the ZONING REGULATIONS by Section:

                       Cover Page
                               Table of Contents
                               Section 1 - Introduction        
                               Section 2 - Definitions        
                               Section 3 - Residential Zones 
                               Section 4 - Other Housing Zones & Uses
                               Section 5 - Business Zones & Uses        
                               Section 6 - Special Zones        
                               Section 7 - Basic Standards        
                               Section 8 - Special Provisions        
                               Section 9 - Administration
                               Section 10 - APPENDIX (includes FEE SCHEDULE)
                               Section 11 - Floodplain Management Regulations


                    AMENDMENTS - Chronological List - Updated August 2014
                            (Click here to Download List of Amendments)


Helpful Links:

Work Sheet for Calculating Lot Coverage
Work Sheet for Lot Coverage Exception (Special Permit)
Work Sheet for Calculating Floor Area
Info on Calculating Building Height
Table of Residential Bulk Requirements
FAQs about the Village District
Sign Regulations
FAQs about Properties and Land Use
FAQs about Accessory Apartments

Click below for
Adopted 3/20/07 - Effective 5/2/07

Cover Page and Summary of Changes
Previous Zoning - Copps Hill Area
Adopted Zone Change - Copps Hill Area
Previous Zoning - Downtown Business/Residential Area
Adopted Zone Change - Downtown Business/Residential Area
Previous Zoning - Routes 7 and 35
Adopted Zone Change - Routes 7 and 35 Area

Adopted Zone Change - Danbury Road Retail Zone
Effective 11/19/10

Adopted Zone Change - 10 acres Schlumberger Property to MFDD
Effective 7/19/13

 Village District Map

Adopted Zone Change - Establishment of Main Street Design District
Effective 10/11/13 (See also Sec. 4.5 in the Zoning Regulations)

State-Defined Aquifer MAP


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