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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VII CITIES, TOWNS AND DISTRICTS
  • CHAPTER 40R SMART GROWTH ZONING AND HOUSING PRODUCTION
  • Section 5 Information in application for determination of eligibility

Section 5. The chief executive of a city or town desiring to adopt a smart growth zoning district ordinance or by-law shall submit the necessary materials to the department for a preliminary determination of eligibility for approval. The information in the application shall:

(a) identify and describe the boundaries of the proposed smart growth zoning district;

(b) identify and describe the developable land area within the proposed smart growth zoning district;

(c) identify and describe other residential development opportunities for infill housing and the residential re-use of existing buildings and underutilized buildings within already developed areas;

(d) include a comprehensive housing plan, as set forth in section 8;

(e) include a copy of the proposed smart growth district ordinance or by-law;

(f) by narrative and exhibits, establish the elements set forth in section 6.