Action Item Legislation to increase local control over development

Support legislation that would increase the Town’s control over local land use decisions.1
  • 1. This could include modifications to Chapter 40A (Zoning Enabling Act) and Chapter 40B (Regional Planning including affordable housing) and support of legislation that adjusts the “Dover Amendment” provisions of the Zoning Act (which prohibits certain restrictions on daycare and other facilities) to give municipalities more control over their land use.
Long-Term (complete by 2030)
Primary Inventory Element: 
Land Use
Other Inventory Elements: 
Population and Housing
Lead Owner: 
Selectmen<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Acton Community Housing Corporation
Economic Development Committee
Planning Board
Zoning Board of Appeals


Should you add a brief parenthetical explanation of what Chapter 40B refers to?