COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
AUDITA QUERELA, CERTIORARI, MANDAMUS AND QUO WARRANTO
Action in the nature of mandamus
Section 5. A civil action to obtain relief formerly available by writ of mandamus may be brought in the supreme judicial or superior court or, if the matter involves any right, title or interest in land, or arises under or involves the subdivision control law, the zoning act, or municipal zoning, or subdivision ordinances, by-laws or regulations, in the land court.