Attorney General Approvals

The Town Clerk is required to submit all Home Rule Charter, general and zoning by-laws to the Attorney General's office for approval after each Town Meeting has dissolved.  The Attorney General's office sends their decision to the Town Clerk regarding the validity of the submitted by-law or Charter changes.  The decisions are posted in each precinct, each library and in Town Hall after approval has been received.  Charter changes must be voted on by the electorate at the next Annual Town Election after they are approved by the Attorney General's Office.  The letters which are received by the Town Clerk's office are permanent records and available in the Town Clerk's office.  Future approvals will be posted here as well.