Subdivision Regulations

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Subdivision Regulations (PDF)

Subdivision Regulations Sections
  • Cover (PDF)
  • Table of Contents (PDF)
  • Section 1 (PDF)
    General
    1.01 Authority
    1.02 Purpose
    1.03 Subdivision Compliance
    1.04 More than 1 Building for Dwelling
    1.05 Waiver of Compliance
    1.06 Amendments
    1.07 Validity
    1.08 Coordination with Municipal Departments and Other Agencies
    1.09 Effect of Prior Recording of Subdivision Plan
  • Section 2 (PDF)
    Definitions
    2.01 Definitions
  • Section 3 (PDF)
    Procedure for Submission & Endorsement of Non-Subdivision Plans (Plans Believed Not to Require Approval)
    3.01 General
    3.02 Submission
    3.03 Contents
    3.04 Endorsement
  • Section 4 (PDF)
    Procedure for Submission & Approval of Preliminary Plans
    4.01 General
    4.02 Submission
    4.03 Contents
    4.04 Approval of the Preliminary Plan
  • Section 5 (PDF)
    Procedure for Submission & Approval of Definitive Plans
    5.01 General
    5.02 Submission
    5.03 Contents
    5.04 Additional Subdivision Requirements
    5.05 Approval of Definitive Plan
    5.06 Release of Performance Guarantee
    5.07 Deviation from Approved Plan
    5.08 Street Acceptance
    5.05 Approval of Definitive Plan
  • Section 6 (PDF)
    Procedures for Submission & Approval of Plans for More Than 1 Building for Dwelling Purposes Per Lot
    6.01 General
    6.02 Submission
    6.03 Contents
    6.04 Approval, Modification or Disapproval
  • Section 7 (PDF)
    Design Standards
    7.01 Streets and Ways
    7.02 Easements
    7.03 Open Spaces and Protection of Natural Features
    7.04 Compliance with Zoning Bylaw
    7.05 Lots of Abnormal Size and Shape
  • Section 8 (PDF)
    Required Improvements for Subdivisions & Developments for More Than 1 Building for Dwelling Purposes Per Lot
    8.01 Street and Roadway Construction
    8.02 Roadway Surfacing
    8.03 Curbs and Berms
    8.04 Driveway Aprons
    8.05 Sidewalks
    8.06 Grass Strips and Side Slopes
    8.07 Bridges
    8.08 Monuments and Markers
    8.09 Installation of Utilities
    8.10 Street Trees and Plantings
    8.11 Street Lighting
    8.12 Street Signs
    8.13 As-Built Plans
    8.14 Cleaning Up
  • Section 9 (PDF)
    Administration
    9.01 Inspections
  • Appendices (PDF)
    Appendix 1: South Hadley Planning Board Fee Schedule
    Appendix 2: Typical Cross Section and Standard Details
    Appendix 3: A Partial List of Acceptable Types of Street and Lawn Trees and Plantings
    Appendix 4: Various Forms
    Appendix 5: Rules and Regulations
  • Appendix 1 - Fee Schedule (PDF)
    Application Review Fees
  • Appendix 5 - Rules and Regulations (PDF