The objective of this administrative code is to define the plan of organization which establishes operating divisions or departments for the orderly, efficient or convenient conduct of the business of the Town.
The purposes of this Zoning Bylaw include but are not limited to the following: to
promote the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Town of Hudson; to lessen congestion in the streets; to conserve health; to secure safety from fire, flood, panic, congestion, confusion and other dangers; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent overcrowding of land; to avoid other dangers; to avoid undue concentration of population; encourage housing for persons of all income levels; to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, water supply, drainage, sewage, schools, parks, open space and other public requirements; to conserve the value of land and buildings, including the conservation of natural resources and the prevention of blight and pollution of the environment; to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the Town of Hudson, including consideration of the recommendations of the Master Plan; and to preserve and increase the beauty and amenities; natural conditions and historic sites.This is a 460k pdf file-please be patient.
These rules and regulations are promulgated by the Board of Selectmen in order to organize, clarify, and bring up to date the original Rules and Regulations adopted in 1971, and subsequently modified by amendment in October 1971, February 1974, March 1977, May 1981, April 1991, and November 1992. These rules are also meant to continue the existing and historical practice of the Town with regard to the calculation of sewer usage by reference to the usage of water recorded on the water meter for each property with a connection to the system.
These regulations outline teh Planning Boards powers under MA Subdivision Control Law Sections 81K-81GG