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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 381         FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1165

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cleon H. Turner

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to protect residential building lots.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 381        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1165

By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1165) of Cleon H. Turner relative to residential building lots.  Housing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to protect residential building lots.
 

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

              Section 6 of Chapter 40A of the General Laws shall be amended as follows:

              SECTION 1:  By deleting paragraph three and inserting in its place the following:

              ”Except for lots zoned for single and two family residential family use, a zoning ordinance or by-law may define and regulate nonconforming uses and structures abandoned or not used for a period of two years or more. “

              SECTION 2: By adding at the beginning of the first line of paragraph 4 the following words:

              “Notwithstanding the previous existence of any building or structure thereon,”

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