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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Comprehensive housing plan

[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2017. For text effective January 1, 2017, see below.]

  Section 8. A city or town shall prepare a comprehensive housing plan to be submitted for review and approval to the department before or concurrently with the city or town's application for a letter of eligibility. The plan shall include an estimate of the projected number of units of new construction that could be built in the proposed smart growth zoning district. If a city or town has already completed a comprehensive housing plan, the city or town shall submit with its application to the department a description of how the proposed smart growth zoning district relates to and will further the goals of its comprehensive housing plan, as well as an estimate of the projected number of units of new construction that could be build within the district.

Chapter 40R: Section 8. Comprehensive housing plan

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 219, Sec. 48 effective January 1, 2017. See 2016, 219, Sec. 140. For text effective until January 1, 2017, see above.]

  Section 8. A city or town shall submit to the department, concurrently with the city or town's application for a letter of eligibility, either an existing comprehensive housing plan, an existing housing production plan, or a housing production summary. The plan or summary shall include an estimate of the projected number of units of new construction that could be built in the proposed smart growth zoning district or starter home zoning district. If a city or town has already completed a comprehensive housing plan or housing production plan, the city or town shall submit with its application to the department a description of how the proposed smart growth zoning district or starter home zoning district relates to and will further the goals of its comprehensive housing plan or housing production plan, as well as an estimate of the projected number of units of new construction that could be built within the district.