Seal of the Town of Huntington

This is an unofficial version. For the official version, please see the Town Clerk.
Current as of April, 2009


11.01  Authority

The Board shall be the administrative agency of these regulations and shall have all the powers assigned them by MGL Ch. 41, §81-A through §81-GG.

11.02  Surrogate Authority

The Board may assign as their agents appropriate Town agencies or officials and may from time to time hire professional assistance to review plans, inspect improvements and carry out tests at the cost of the subdivider.

11.03  Amendments to Plans

The Board on its own motion or on the petition of any person shall have the power to modify, amend, or rescind its approval of a plan of a subdivision, or to require a change in a plan as a condition of its retaining the status of an approved plan, as further provided in MGL Ch. 41, §81-W.

11.04  Interpretation

Whenever these Rules and Regulations, made under the authority hereof, differ from those prescribed by any local Ordinance or other local regulations, the provision which imposes the greater restriction or the higher standard shall govern.

11.05   Enforcement by Denial of Building Permits

The Building Inspector of the Town of Huntington shall issue no building permits for any of the lots of any subdivision unless notified in writing by the Planning Board that the approved subdivision plans and documents have been recorded at the Hampshire County Registry of Deeds.  Said notice shall be sent to the Building Inspector within seven (7) calendar days after the date of said recording.

No land shall be occupied or used, and no building or structure hereinafter erected or structurally altered shall be occupied or used unless a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued by the Building Inspector. Such certificate shall state that the structure and use of structure and land comply in every respect with the provisions of these rules and regulations or with a decision of the Board of Appeals.

A Certificate of Occupancy shall be conditional on the maintenance of full compliance with the provisions of the subdivision rules and regulations in effect at the time of issuance or with restrictions imposed in a decision of the Board of Appeals, and shall become void if such compliance fails.

11.06  Fees

See Appendix 1.