Zoning Amendments

This page lists recently proposed and adopted amendments to the Town's Zoning Ordinance

Find a description of the zoning amendment process here.

Proposed Amendments

The following zoning amendments are currently under consideration by the Planning Board and/or Town Council. If this table is empty, then there are no amendments presently under review.

Please note that the "petitioner" is the person or body responsible for bringing forward the zoning amendment.

Petitioner's Name and Description
Town Council Measure
Advertised Joint Public Hearing Date
Status of Proposed Amendment
 
 
  

Adopted Amendments

Amendments are listed in chronological order beginning with the most recent and going back to 2010.

Subject of Zoning Amendment
Advertised Joint Public Hearing Date
Date Approved by Town Council
Ordinance Measure

Add Article VIIB Commercial Corridor Overlay District. Add §120-64.7.1 Billboard Relocation Overlay District. Prohibit additional uses in business districts. Expand commercial uses in office parks. Reduce parking requirements for restaurants.

02/20/201804/02/201817-127
Add §120-106.4 Regulation of Commercial Marijuana.02/20/201803/19/201818-002

Add §120-53.2 Lot Shape Factor.

12/19/201601/01/201716-150
Add §9A Weymouth Ground Mounted Solar PV Overlay District. (Amendment to NAS South Weymouth Zoning By-Laws.)
06/06/2016
Rezone two parcels at White Street from OS-W to R-1. (Amendment to NAS South Weymouth Zoning By-Laws.)
06/06/2016
Add §120-106.3 Solar Energy Facilities.
10/19/2015
Allow restaurant drive-throughs in HT district by special permit.
01/20/2015
03/02/2015
Add §120-28I Medical Marijuana Dispensary.
05/19/2014
07/14/2014
Rezone Block 444, Lot 6 at Bridle Path from POP to I-1.
05/05/2014
06/02/2014
Amend subdivision requirements for undersized lots by special permit.
12/16/2014
03/03/2014
Rezone Block 446, Lot 17 at Washington Street from HT & I-1 to all I-1.
10/07/2013
11/12/2014
Add Article XXVIII Moratorium - Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers.
03/04/2013
03/04/2013
Update Floodplain District maps, administration, and regulation.  
06/11/2012
06/18/2012
Add Article VIIA Village Center Zoning Overlay District.
11/15/2010
12/06/2010