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The following regulations appear in Section. 3.11. of the Town’s Land Use Management Ordinance. Development applications in the Blue Hill District (formerly the Ephesus/Fordham District) are subject to these regulations as well as the Blue Hill District Design Guidelines.

Recent Amendments to the Form-Based Code

For summaries of the changes enacted please refer to the following:

  • February 19, 2020: Text Amendments for Massing and Permeability (not yet codified in Code documents below)
  • June 26, 2019: Text Amendments for Purpose Statement update and conformance with new State statutes on Stormwater Management (not yet codified in Code documents below)
  • June 27, 2018: Text Amendments for Minimum Nonresidential Space and Revised Recreation Space standards
  • May 23, 2018: Text Amendments to support Blue Hill Design Guidelines 

 

Sec. 3.11. Blue Hill Form District (Reflects updates through June 27, 2018)

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Sec. 3.11.1. Introductory Provisions
  
3.11.1.1. Purpose
  3.11.1.2. Overall Site Design

Sec. 3.11.2. District Character
  
3.11.2.1. Districts and Frontages
  
3.11.2.2. Regulating Plan
  
3.11.2.3. Walkable Residential (WR-3 and WR-7)
  
3.11.2.4. Walkable Mixed Use (WX-5 and WX-7)
  
3.11.2.5. Frontages
  
3.11.2.6. Building Elements
  
3.11.2.7. Measurements and Exceptions

Sec. 3.11.3. Use Requirements
  
3.11.3.1. Permitted Uses
  
3.11.3.2. Accessory Uses
  
3.11.3.3. Classification of Uses
  
3.11.3.4. Permitted Use Table
  
3.11.3.5. Use Categories

Sec. 3.11.4. Design and Development Standards
  
3.11.4.1. Parking Standards
  
3.11.4.2. Landscaping Standards
  
3.11.4.3. Stormwater Management
  
3.11.4.4. Site Lighting
  
3.11.4.5. Outdoor Display & Storage
  
3.11.4.7. Administration of Form Districts
  
3.11.4.8. Defined Terms

 

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