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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1714         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1840

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Katherine M. Clark

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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 billboards.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Katherine M. Clark

Middlesex and Essex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1714        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1840

By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1840) of Katherine M. Clark for legislation relative to billboards.  Community Development and Small Businesses. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to billboards.
 

              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 29 of chapter 93 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “located”, in line 20, the following words: - “; provided, however, that the board shall not grant or renew any license or permit for a proposed or existing billboard, sign or other advertising device if the same is not expressly permitted by the zoning ordinance or by-law of the city or town in which it is located or proposed to be located, and if such city or town notifies the board in writing of its desire that such billboard, sign or other advertising device be removed or not be erected”.

              SECTION 2.  Section 29A of said chapter 93, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence, in line 8, the following sentence: - “The board shall not grant or renew any license or permit for a proposed or existing billboard, sign or other advertising device if the same is not expressly permitted by the zoning ordinance or by-law of the city or town in which it is located or proposed to be located, and if such city or town notifies the board in writing of its desire that such billboard, sign or other  advertising device be removed or not be erected.”

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