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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4017         FILED ON: 9/1/2011

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin J. Murphy

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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 requiring notice to abutters of building permits.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kevin J. Murphy

18th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4017        FILED ON: 9/1/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3841

By Mr. Murphy of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin J. Murphy for legislation to require notice to abutters of building permits.  Housing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring notice to abutters of building permits.
 

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

              Chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 54A, the following section:-

              Section 54B.  No building permit shall be issued for the construction of a building prior to the notification of any abutter within 500 feet of the property line of the property subject to any such application for permit; provided, that any such abutter shall be given 10 days notice before the issuance of such permit.  No city or town may act upon such permit until the applicant has provided proof of such notice as required by such city or town.

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