Open Space Use Ordinance

 As we have seen an increasing amount of damage to the town's open space over recent years, including the cutting down of mature trees, the Conservation Commission championed an update of several chapters of the town code:

The revised chapters were approved at a Town Meeting on May 4, 2016. Click here to see an overall guide to the new ordinance. The commission is now using the new ordinance to deal with violations in town open space.