City Ordinances

PLEASE NOTE:  This is NOT the official version of the Ordinances of the City of Newton.  While reasonable efforts have been made to assure the accuracy of the data provided here, do not rely on this information without first checking an official edition of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Newton 2012. 
1. Introduction and Table of Contents
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 i. Preface (456.6 KB)
 ii. User's Guide (39.7 KB)
 iii. Table of Contents (33.8 KB)
2. Charter
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 Charter (129.8 KB)
 Charter Index (25.8 KB)
3. Ordinances
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 01. General Provisions (7.12 MB)
 02. Administration (123.3 KB)
 03. Animals and Fowl (39.2 KB)
 04. Board of Aldermen (29.4 KB)
 05. Public Buildings and Inspectional Services (159.4 KB)
 06. City Clerk (17.1 KB)
 07. Boards and Commissions (54.5 KB)
 08. Civil Defense (19.8 KB)
 09. Information Technology Department (13 KB)
 10. Fire Protection and Prevention (60.3 KB)
 11. Recycling and Trash (44.2 KB)
 12. Health and Human Services (263.4 KB)
 13. History Museum (10.8 KB)
 14. Senior Services (20.4 KB)
 15. Law Department (17.4 KB)
 16. Library (18.9 KB)
 17. Licensing and Permits Generally (92 KB)
 18. Memorial Funds and Trusts (77.5 KB)
 19. Motor Vehicles and Traffic (581.3 KB)
 20. Civil Fines and Miscellaneous Offenses (338.4 KB)
 21. Parks and Recreation, Public Grounds and Trees (77.2 KB)
 22. Planning Department (1.97 MB)
 23. Poles, Wires and Conduits (34 KB)
 24. Police (203.7 KB)
 25. Public Works Department (57.5 KB)
 26. Streets and Sidewalks (298.8 KB)
 27. Taxation (32.6 KB)
 28. Veterans' Services (18.5 KB)
 29. Water, Sewers and Drains (303.1 KB)
 30. Zoning (2.12 MB)
 Ordinances Index (157.8 KB)
4. General and Related Laws Accepted
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 General Laws Accepted (29.2 KB)
 Reference Tables (132.6 KB)
 Related Laws (93.9 KB)
5. Amendments
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 A-01 Clerk's Salary sec. 4-21 (7.3 KB)
 A-02 Penalty for Parking in Handicap Space sec. 19-9 (9.2 KB)
 A-03 Overdue Detail Charges sec. 17-15 (47.5 KB)
 A-04 Zoning Mixed Use District 4 Chap 30 (528.6 KB)
 A-05 Rezone Austin Street Parking Lot (44.1 KB)
 A-06 Special Permits Sec 30-24 (137.5 KB)
 A-07 Health Care Advisory Committee Sec. 12-67 (39.3 KB)
 A-08 Snow Removal Trial Program Sec. 26-8D (37.9 KB)
 A-09 Parking Spaces Near Crosswalks Sec. 19-166 (62.9 KB)
 A-10 Sidewalk Construction Requested by Owner Sec 26-71 & 73 (52.9 KB)
 A-11 Fines for Putting Snow on Streets Sec 20-21(d) (52.8 KB)
 A-12 Veterans Services Sec 28-8 (36.4 KB)
 A-13 Restaurants Chapter 30 (80.5 KB)
 A-14 Recycluing & Trash Chapter 11 (94.2 KB)
 A-15 Handicap Parking on Private Property Sec. 19-199 (42.3 KB)
 A-16 Parking of Commercial Vehicles sec. 19-174 (52.3 KB)
 A-17 Farm Commission Audit sec. 7-91 (37.2 KB)
 A-18 Permits for Cafe Furniture sec. 12-70 (238.6 KB)
 A-19 Sticker Parking Program Chapter 19 (166.5 KB)
 A-20 Newton Post-Employment Benefits Trust Chap 18 (180 KB)
 A-21 City Clerk's Salary sec 4-21 (31.8 KB)
 A-22 City Clerk's Responsibilities sec 6-6 (70.2 KB)
 A-23 Water/Sewer Rates sec 29-36 (82.8 KB)
 A-24 Residential Non-Compliant Properties sec 30-15 (49.8 KB)
 A-25 Veterans Volunteer Program sec 27-31 (167.5 KB)
 A-26 Commission on Disabilty sec 22-100 (43.6 KB)
 A-29 Elections Signs sec 30-20 (34.7 KB)
 A-30 Auto Dealers License Fee sec 17-3 (36.6 KB)
 A-31 Limousine and Van Permits chap 19 (164.8 KB)
 A-32 Registered Marijuana Dispensary Definition sec 30-1 (110.9 KB)
 A-33 Inclusionary Zoning Hotels sec 30-24(f) (51 KB)
 A-34 Inclusionary Zoning sec 30-24(f) (101.2 KB)
 A-35 Registered Marijuana Dispensaries sec 30-36 (249.6 KB)
 A-36 Overnight Parking Violations Penalty sec 19-9 (54.3 KB)
 A-37 - Inclusionary Zoning Sec 30-24(f) (194 KB)
 A-38 Tree Preservation Ordinance Sec 21-80--21-90 (716.7 KB)
 A-39 Water & Sewer Rates sec. 29-36 & 29-80 (84.3 KB)
 A-40 Anthony Salvucci Scholarship sec 18-180 (42.3 KB)
 A-41 Keeping of Junk sec 5-22 & 20-21(c) (158.9 KB)
 A-42 Tobacco Ordinance Changes Chap 20 (413.3 KB)
 A-43 Amendments to Use Regulations Sec. 30-8 & 9 (45.8 KB)
 A-44 Amendments to Human Rights Commission Sec. 12-50 (57.1 KB)
 A-45 Police Retiree Detail Patrol Sec. 24-6 (162.4 KB)
 A-46 Traffic Council Membership Sec. 19-25 (51.6 KB)
 A-47 Parking Barriers Sec. 19-141 (49.4 KB)
 A-49 Trial Snow & Ice Removal Sec 26-8D (39.7 KB)
 A-50 Snow & Ice Removal Fines Sec. 20-21 (42 KB)