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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2998         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2663

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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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 relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2998        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2663

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Dwyer and Stanley relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Joint Committee on Transportation.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising.
 

              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. Any commercial, above ground sign advertising in or on such facilities and equipment must comply with local zoning ordinances and regulations, unless such sign receives approval by the local governing body. No structure shall be constructed with the purpose of circumventing the intent of this paragraph.

              Section 2. Any commercial, above ground sign shall not exceed a maximum height of ten (10) feet from the ground.

              Section 3. Any commercial, above ground sign advertising in or on such facilities and equipment on the property of or legally associated with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority shall not exceed 10’ by 12’ in size notwithstanding Chapter 711 Code of Massachusetts Regulations.

              Section 4. Illumination for advertising signs in or on such facilities and equipment for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is prohibited.

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