Annual Town Meeting - 2016

Article 27: Section V.H. Inclusionary Housing By-Law ​

The purpose of this By-Law is to maintain provisions in accordance with the policies and goals found within the Framingham Master Land Use Plan and the Housing Plan as follows:

  • To ensure that all development or redevelopment of ten or more dwelling units generates a minimum of ten percent affordable housing units which qualify for listing in the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI);
  • To ensure that such affordable housing is made available to all eligible households on a non-discriminatory basis in accordance with the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 and M.G.L. c. 151, as amended, and any regulations promulgated under federal and state law;
  • To ensure that such housing remains affordable over the long term, and that to the extent allowed by law, preference is given to Framingham residents;
  • To maintain an economically integrated community by promoting a mix and distribution of affordable housing opportunities throughout Framingham.
Articles 25 & 26: Corporate Mixed-use Zoning By-Law and Zoning Map Amendments

The Corporate Mixed-use I (CMU I) & Corporate Mixed-use II (CMU II) Districts are comprised of commercial, office, retail, educational, residential, and community space. The CMU I District is intended to promote a master-planned community that functions as an employment center while establishing a mixed-use environment where users can live, work, and play. The CMU II District is intended to create connectivity to alternative modes of transportation and access to employment centers while including commercial, office, retail, residential, education, entertainment facilities, and mixed-use projects. The CMU I and CMU II District regulations herein establish development guidelines for each respective zoning district.  

CMU Map - updated 02 01 16

​Do you have Questions or Comments?

Questions and comments are always welcome - if you have questions or comments regarding the proposed Corporate Mixed-use Zoning District and Zoning Map Amendments please contact the 
Planning Board Office (Subject Line: CMU Zoning By-Law and Zoning Map Amendments)

Important Dates

The Planning Board will hold the first public hearing for the Annual Town Meeting Articles: Corporate Mixed-use Zoning By-Law and the Corporate Mixed-use Zoning Map amendments on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ablondi Room, 150 Concord Street

Article 28: Recodification of the Framingham Zoning By-Law​

Article 29: Citizens Petition - Amend Zoning Bylaws - Section VI.D.1 of Zoning By-Laws Increase Number of ZBA Members and Reduce Number of Associate Members

Important Dates
The Planning Board will hold the first public hearing on Monday May 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the Blumer Room of the Memorial Building, located at 150 Concord Street, Framingham, MA