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Strict compliance with the requirements of these Rules and Regulations may be waived when, in the judgement of the Planning Board, such action is in the public interest and not inconsistent with the Subdivision Control Law.


For matters not covered by these Rules and Regulations, reference is made to Section 81K to 81-GG, inclusive of Chapter 41 of the General Laws of Massachusetts.


1.No building shall be erected within a subdivision without written release from the Planning Board.

2.The Building Inspector shall not issue any permit for the erection of a building until he is first satisfied that the lot on which the building is to be erected is not within a subdivision or that a way furnishing the access to such lot as required by the Subdivision Control Law is shown on a plan recorded or entitled to be recorded under Chapter 41, Section 81-X, as amended, and that any condition endorsed thereon limiting the right to erect or maintain buildings on such lot have been satisfied or waived by the Board, and in the event that the Board has by rule or regulation required that not more than one building for dwelling purposes be erected or placed or converted to use as such on any lot without its consent, that the Building Inspector is satisfied that such consent has been obtained.  Chapter 41, Section 81-Y, and amendments thereto.


1.Inspections shall be arranged for by the subdivider with the proper City official for the purpose prior to the construction of streets and the installation of utilities and during construction as specified herein at each significant construction stage.

2.Inspection shall be requested in writing at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of each inspection to the proper City official and a copy of each request shall be sent to the Clerk of the Planning Board.

3.Inspection shall be for the following:

(a)Satisfactory excavating;

(b)Satisfactory filling;

(c)Satisfactory compacting;

(d)Satisfactory completion of the pavement;

(e)Satisfactory finish grading of grass plots;

(f)Satisfactory placing of curbs and gutters;

(g)Satisfactory construction of sidewalks;

(h)Satisfactory installation of sanitary sewers and related equipment or on site disposal systems;

(i)Satisfactory installation of water mains and appurtenances;

(j)Satisfactory installation of surface and sub-surface drainage system and related equipment;

(k)Satisfactory installation of monuments.

4.The Planning Board may establish the order of the required inspection and may require satisfactory completion of one step before the subdivider proceeds to the next.  It may require tests to be done by the subdivider as a condition for approval when in the opinion of the Planning Board it is advisable.

5.The proper City official shall indicate on Form G, (Appendix G) provided by the Planning Board the date of inspection and the approval and shall file such form with the Planning Board.


The invalidity of any section or provision of this regulation shall not invalidate any other section or provision thereof.



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