BYLAW: Upland Protection Bylaw/Ordinance
TEXT OF THE BYLAW
Must be voted by town meeting/city council as an amendment to the zoning bylaws/ordinances, so that the planning board and building inspector will be bound by it.
Every building lot created after the effective date of this amendment shall contain the following amount of "upland": (one-half acre) if the lot is not to be sewered and [one-third acre] if the lot will be sewered. For the purpose of this amendment, "upland" is defined as land which is not defined as "bordering vegetated wetlands" "isolated land subject to flooding," or "vernal pools" under the Wetlands Protection Act (and the wetlands bylaw/ordinance of this town/city) and which is not located within 100 feet of such wetlands.