Zoning Bylaw & Zoning Map

Complete Zoning Bylaw (individual sections below) - last amended May 23, 2019

Town of Wellesley Zoning Map - Dated December 20, 2002, last amended May 13, 2019

ZONING BYLAW SECTIONS

Table of Contents

Section 1 - General Provisions

Section 1A - Establishment of Districts

Section 1B - Definitions

Section 2 - Single Residence DistrictsUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section 3 - Single Residence Districts A

Section 3A - Town House Districts

Section 4 - General Residence Districts

Section 5 - General Residence Districts A

Section 5A - Multi-Family Residence Districts

Section 6 - Limited Residence Districts

Section 6A - Limited Apartment Districts

Section 7 - Educational Districts - Updated March 27, 2018 to amendments under Article 32 at 2017 ATM

Section 8 - Educational Districts A

Section 8A - Educational Districts B

Section 9 - Administrative and Professional DistrictsUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section 9A - Planned Development Districts

Section 9B - Lower Falls Village Commercial DistrictUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section 9C - Wellesley Square Commercial DistrictUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM; updated September 10, 2015 to reflect amendments under Article 31 at 2015 ATM

Section 10 - Limited Business Districts

Section 11 - Business DistrictsUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM; updated September 10, 2015 to reflect amendments under Article 31 at 2015 ATM

Section 12 - Business Districts A

Section 13 - Industrial DistrictsUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section 14 - Industrial Districts A

Section 14A - Transportation Districts

Section 14B - Flood Plain or Watershed Protection Districts

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

Section 14D - Historic Districts

Section 14E - Water Supply Protection Districts

Section 14F - Residential Incentive Overlay

Section 14G - Linden Street Corridor Overlay District

Section 14H - Large-Scale Solar Overlay District - Added March 27, 2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 31 at 2017 ATM

Section 14I - Commercial Recreation Overlay District - Added March 27, 2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 2 at 2017 STM

Section 14J - Smart Growth Overlay Districts

Section 14J.1 - Wellesley Park Smart Growth Overlay District

Section 15 - Public Service Corporations

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

Section 16A - Project Approval

Section 16B - Inclusionary Zoning

Section 16C - Drainage Review

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

Section 16E - Tree Protection & Preservation

Section 16F - Natural Resources Protection (NRP) DevelopmentAdded January 9, 2014 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 28 at 2013 ATM

Section 16G - Outdoor Lighting

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

Section 18 - Area RegulationsUpdated January 9, 2014 to reflect amendments adopted under Articles 28 and 30 at 2013 ATM

Section 19 - Yard Regulations

Section 20 - Heights of Buildings or Structures

Section 21 - Off Street Parking

Section 22 - Design Review

Section 22A - SignsUpdated January 9, 2014 to reflect amendments adopted under Article 31 at 2013 ATM; updated September 10, 2015 to reflect amendments approved under Articles 33 and 34 at 2015 ATM

Section 22B - Swimming Pools

Section 22C - Antennas

Section 22D - Retaining Walls

Section 22E - Temporary Moratorium on Marijuana Establishments - Added March 27, 2018 to reflect new provisions adopted under Article 30 at 2017 ATM

Section 23 - Enforcement and Penalties

Section 24 - Permit Granting Authority

Section 25 - Special Permit Granting AuthorityUpdated July 9, 2014 to reflect amendments under Article 34 at 2014 ATM

Section 26 - Notice for Public Hearings

Section 27 - Interpretation