SECTION 1.Section 9 of chapter 40A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in the fifth paragraph, the words “cluster developments or”.
SECTION 2.Section 9 of chapter 40A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the sixth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
Notwithstanding any provision of this section to the contrary, zoning ordinances or by-laws shall provide that cluster developments shall be permitted by right in residential zoning districts at the density permitted in the zoning district in which the property is located upon review and approval by a planning board pursuant to the applicable provisions of sections 81K to 81GG, inclusive, of chapter 41 and in accordance with its rules and regulations governing subdivision control. Zoning ordinances and by-laws shall not require the submission of a plan showing a standard subdivision complying with the otherwise applicable requirements of the ordinance or by-laws as a condition precedent to the approval of a cluster development plan.
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