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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Essex may limit connections to and extensions of the town’s sewer system in the manner set forth in section 7 of chapter VII of the town’s general by-laws adopted at the 2000 annual town meeting and revised at the 2001 and 2002 annual town meetings.
SECTION 2. By a vote of the town meeting, the town of Essex may further amend section 7 of chapter VII of the town’s general by-laws in a manner consistent with this act, but such amendment shall be subject to the approval of the department of environmental protection.
Approved July 2, 2008.