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Posted on: February 12, 2024

MBTA Communities Housing Survey Available

MBTA Communities Housing Survey

In order to understand where citizens prefer the MBTA Communities Housing compliant areas we're asking that you complete this survey.

The survey is available to take digitally online, to print and complete or share, and to pickup at Town Hall, Parker Library, and the Senior Center. Surveys once completed can be returned to the same locations. The survey will be open till March 6th.

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Zoning Amendments
Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 14, 2023

MBTA Communities Information Session

MBTA Communities Housing Information Session

Join a session to learn about this topic and Dracut's path to compliance.

In response to Governor Baker's 2021 signing of the multifamily zoning law, 177 communities, including Dracut, are mandated to establish a zoning district where multifamily housing is permitted as of right. Designated as an "adjacent" M...

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Zoning Amendments
Posted on: November 14, 2023

MBTA Communities Zoning Compliance

MBTA Communities Map

What is MBTA Communities Zoning Bylaw (or M.G.L. Section 3A)?


In 2021, Governor Baker signed the multifamily zoning requirement for 177 communities served by—or adjacent to communities served by—the MBTA into law. This new law requires that an MB...


Zoning Amendments