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  • Acts
  • 2004
  • Chapter 136 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES IN THE CITY OF LYNN.

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


SECTION 1. Subsection (d) of section 1 of chapter 51 of the acts of 1999 is hereby amended by striking out clauses (2) and (3) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:-

(2) The division of building inspection and maintenance shall administer, control and include the plumbing inspector, inspector of gas fittings and gas appliances who shall be responsible for the enforcement of the state building code applicable to gas fittings and gas appliances; and the planning department which shall be responsible for all of its present functions conferred upon it by the General Laws and city ordinances.

SECTION 2. Clause (6) of said subsection (d) of said section 1 of said chapter 51 is hereby amended by striking out subclause (iv) and inserting in place thereof the following 2 subclauses:-

(iv) board of health

(v) planning board.

SECTION 3. Section 3 of said chapter 51 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- This official may be removed as provided in section 4.

SECTION 4. Said chapter 51 is hereby further amended by striking out section 4 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 4. The mayor of the city of Lynn may pursuant to the removal procedure established in section 6-6 of the city charter remove the chief of the department of inspectional services from office. The city council may, by following the removal procedure established in subsection (d) of section 3-7 of the city charter, remove the division heads of the department from office.

SECTION 5. Section 6 of said chapter 51 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The term of office shall be for 3 years and they shall be granted tenure upon reappointment pursuant to section 6-5 of the city charter.

SECTION 6. Section 8 of said chapter 51 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "for", in line 4, the following word:- just.

Approved June 16, 2004.