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Posted on: January 17, 2023

MBTA Communities: Multi-Family Zoning Requirement for Medfield

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MBTA Communities: Multi-Family Zoning Requirement for Medfield

This new law (Section 3A of MGL c. 40A) requires that an MBTA community shall have at least one zoning district of reasonable size in which multi-family housing is permitted as of right and meets other criteria set forth in the statute:

  • Minimum gross density of 15 units per acre
  • Located not more than 0.5 miles from a commuter rail station, subway station, ferry terminal or bus station, if applicable
  • No age restrictions and suitable for families with children

Department of Housing & Community Development's (DHCD) webpage on MBTA Communities: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/multi-family-zoning-requirement-for-mbta-communities


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