HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2733        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3766



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act relative to electric poles..


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 34B of Chapter 164 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding after the word ‘pole;’ in line 5 the following:—

“Provided further, that a city or town may enforce this section by the enactment of a local ordinance or by law prohibiting double poles beyond the ninety days authorized by this section, violation of which may be punishable by a fine not to exceed a maximum of two thousand five hundred dollars per occurrence.”