Zoning Code

Click on the links below for each section of the Zoning Code. Search Hint: Click on “Zoning Cover and Contents” to find the date of the latest update.

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Zoning Cover and Contents

Section 1 – Purpose and Application

Section 2 – Definitions

Section 3 – Administration, Enforcement and Appeals

Section 4 – Establishment of Districts

Section 5 – Notes to Table of Use Regulations

Section 5.1 Table of Use Regulations

Section 6 – Notes to Table of Dimensional Regulations

Section 6.1 Table of Dimensional Regulations

Section 7 – Non-Conforming Uses

Section 8 – Off Street Parking and Loading Facilities Regulations

Section 9 – Floodway and Flood Plain Districts

Section 10 – Cluster Development

Section 11 – Special Permits and Variances

Section 12 – Site Plan Review

Section 13-Sign Regulations

Section 14 – Townhouse Development in Residential Districts R-1 and R-2

Section 15 – Groundwater Protection District

Section 16 – Illustration Addendum

Section 16 Lot Width Illustration Illustration

Section 17 – Notification of Zoning Change

Section 18 – Mitigation

Section 19 – Traffic

Section 20 – Woburn Loop Bikeway-Greenway Overlay District

Section 21 – Mishawum Station Transit Oriented Development Overlay District 8-18-2006

Section 22 – Intergenerational Overlay District

Section 23 – Commerce Way Corridor Overlay District

Section 24 – Wind Energy Facilities

Section 25 – Upper Main Street Overlay (UMS) District

Section 26 – Solar Photovoltaic Installations

Section 27 – Conversion of Houses of Worship

Section 28 – Technology and Business Mixed Use Overlay District (TBOD)

Section 29 – Conversion of Significant Historic Building

Section 30 – Smart Growth Overlay District(s)

Woburn Zoning Code Complete as of 3-5-2019

Woburn Zoning Code Complete as of 1-1-2019

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Woburn Zoning Code Complete as of 1-30-2018

Woburn Zoning Code Complete as of 12-1-2017