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Pittsfield City Council Approves Puppy Mill Ban

The City Council unanimously approved on Tuesday an ordinance that would eliminate sales in the city of puppies, kittens, and rabbits from animal breeding mills.

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Pittsfield Council to Consider Tyler St. Zoning, Puppy Mill Ban

The subcommittee on Monday also recommended the adoption of the new Tyler Street zoning overlay that would modernize zoning in the area that stretches from First Street to Woodlawn Avenue.

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Pittsfield Panel Recommends New Tyler Street Zoning

The board was again presented last Tuesday with the proposed overlay amendment that would modernize zoning in the area that stretches from First Street to Woodlawn Avenue.

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Adams Looks to Spur Development Through Zoning Changes

The initiative to revamp the town's zoning practices is another effort to stem the rise of property taxes and lessen the financial burden on homeowners.

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Planning Board Recommends Zoning Change for Former Church Lot

The property, which comprises the former St. Francis of Assisi church location and its rectory, was split into three different zones: residential, industrial and commercial.

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North Adams Takes Next Step in Modernizing Zoning

The effort to bring the city's zoning up to date has been "very slow and very tedious," beginning several years ago with cleaning up language and sections in the ordinances and moving on to the latest update of aligning zones with property boundaries.

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Pittsfield Council Ordains New Solar Regulations

The City Council unanimously backed an effort to reduce the number of commercial solar arrays being installed in residential neighborhoods. The Zoning Board of Appeals petitioned the council to adopt new rules guiding where solar arrays can be installed. The new ordinance breaks photovoltaic arrays into three sizes and guides the medium and large scale ones to commercial and industrial land.

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Pittsfield Council Subcommittee in Favor of Tighter Solar Ordinance

The city's Ordinance and Rules Committee gave its nod of approval to new zoning laws aimed to keep commercial solar arrays out of residential neighborhoods.

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