Zoning Bylaw & Zoning Map

Complete Zoning Bylaw (individual sections below) - Updated October 1, 2018

Town of Wellesley Zoning Map - Dated December 20, 2002, last amended November 24, 2014

ZONING BYLAW SECTIONS

Preamble

Section I (1) - Establishment of Districts - Updated October 1, 2018 with Editor's Note

Section IA (1A) - DefinitionsUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect definitions added and amended under Article 34 at 2014 ATM; updated March 27, 2018 to reflect term and definition added under Article 31 at 2017 ATM; updated October 1, 2018 to reflect term and definition added under Article 28 at 2018 ATM

Section II (2) - Single Residence DistrictsUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section III (3) - Single Residence Districts A

Section IIIA (3A) - Town House Districts

Section IV (4) - General Residence Districts

Section V (5) - General Residence Districts A

Section VA (5A) - Multi-Family Residence Districts

Section VI (6) - Limited Residence Districts

Section VIA (6A) - Limited Apartment Districts

Section VII (7) - Educational Districts - Updated March 27, 2018 to reflect term and definition added under Article 33 at 2017 ATM

Section VIII (8) - Educational Districts A

Section VIIIA (8A) - Educational Districts B

Section IX (9) - Administrative and Professional DistrictsUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect amendments under Article 34, 2014 ATM

Section IXA (9A) - Planned Development Districts

Section IXB (9B) - Lower Falls Village Commercial DistrictUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect amendments under Article 34, 2014 ATM

Section IXC (9C) - Wellesley Square Commercial DistrictUpdated 9/10/15 to reflect amendments under Article 31, 2015 ATM

Section X (10) - Limited Business Districts

Section XI (11) - Business DistrictsUpdated 9/10/15 to reflect amendments under Article 31, 2015 ATM

Section XII (12) - Business Districts A

Section XIII (13) - Industrial DistrictsUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect amendments under Article 34, 2014 ATM

Section XIV (14) - Industrial Districts A

Section XIVA (14A) - Transportation Districts

Section XIVB (14B) - Flood Plain or Watershed Protection Districts

Section XIVC (14C) - Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Districts - updated March 27, 2018 to reflect term and definition added under Article 35 at 2017 ATM

Section XIVD (14D) - Historic Districts

Section XIVE (14E) - Water Supply Protection Districts

Section XIVF (14F) - Residential Incentive Overlay

Section XIVG (14G) - Linden Street Corridor Overlay Zone

Section XIVH (14H) - Large-Scale Solar Overlay District - Added 3/27/2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 31 at 2017 ATM

Section XIVI (14I) - Commercial Recreation Overlay District - Added 3/27/2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 2 at 2017 STM

Section XV (15) - Public Service Corporations

Section XVI (16) - Restrictions Affecting All Districts - Updated October 1, 2018 to reflect amendments under Article 28 at 2018 ATM

Section XVIA (16A) - Project Approval

Section XVIB (16B) - Inclusionary Zoning

Section XVIC (16C) - Drainage Review

Section XVID (16D) - Large House Review - Updated March 27, 2018 to reflect term and definition added under Article 32 at 2017 ATM

Section XVIE (16E) - Tree Protection and Preservation

Section XVIE (16F) - Natural Resources Protection (NRP) DevelopmentAdded 1/9/14 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 28 at 2013 ATM

DELETED - Section XVIG (16G) - Temporary Moratorium On Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers - Added 1/9/14 to reflect moratorium adopted under Article 32 at 2013 ATM; deleted 7/9/2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34, 2014 ATM

Section XVII (17) - Pre-Existing Non-Conforming Uses, Structures and Lots

Section XVIII (18) - Area RegulationsUpdated 1/9/2014 to reflect amendments adopted under Articles 28 and 30 at 2013 ATM

Section XIX (19) - Yard Regulations

Section XX (20) - Heights of Buildings or Structures

Section XXI (21) - Off Street Parking

Section XXII (22) - Design Review

Section XXIIA (22A) - SignsUpdated 9/10/2015 to reflect amendments adopted under Article 33 & Article 34 at 2015 ATM

Section XXIIB (22B) - Swimming Pools

Section XXIIC (22C) - Antennas

Section XXIID (22D) - Retaining Walls

Section XXIIE (22E) - Temporary Moratorium on Marijuana Establishments - Added 3/27/2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 30 at 2017 ATM

Section XXIII (23) - Enforcement and Penalties

Section XXIV (24) - Permit Granting Authority

Section XXV (25) - Special Permit Granting AuthorityUpdated 7/9/14 to reflect amendments under Article 34, 2014 ATM

Section XXVI (26) - Adoption/Amendment Procedures and Requirements

Section XXVIA (26A) - Notice for Public Hearings

Section XXVII (27) - Existing Bylaws Not Repealed

Section XXVIII (28) - Invalidity

Section XXIX (29) - Interpretation