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Posted on: September 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Proposed Bylaw Amendment - Bylaw 3.48 Stretch Energy Code


The Community Resources Committee of the Town Council will hold a Public Hearing 

on proposed amendments to Bylaw 3.48 - Stretch Energy Code 

September 21, 2023 at 4:35 p.m.

Public Hearing: To see if the Town will vote to amend General Bylaw 3.48, Stretch Energy Code, to adopt the Specialized Energy Code, codified by the entirety of 225 CMR 22 and 23 including Appendices RC and CC, with an effective date of July 1, 2024.  

The proposed bylaw amendments are available here:

The current bylaw is available here:

The Community Resources Public Hearing will be held virtually, on Zoom. Members of the public may access the meeting via Zoom or by phone.

Click to join the meeting

Or call (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID: 861 9617 2551

Public comment is welcome and encouraged.

Following committee recommendations, the Town Council will hold a first reading before a second reading and vote to adopt the bylaw amendments.

If adopted by the Town Council, the bylaw amendment shall become effective on July 1, 2024.

This notice is posted in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws, Amherst Charter Section 2.10(a), and the Amherst Town Council Rules of Procedure.

If you have questions, please reach out to Clerk of the Council Athena O’Keeffe, at or call (413) 259-3209.

The references cited above are from the Amherst Home Rule Charter, and Amherst Town Council Rules of Procedure.

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