General Laws

Section 27. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, this chapter may be accepted, in whole or in part, in the case of a city with a Plan D or Plan E charter, by the city council upon submission by the city manager; by all other cities by the city council, with the approval of the mayor; in the case of a town with a town council, by the town council; in the case of all other towns, by town meeting; and in the case of an existing water and sewer commission, by its board of commissioners.