Existing Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations (Section V-K of the Zoning By-Law)

Attorney General Review of ADU Regulations, dated October 29, 2018

Pending Legislation related to ADUs (No. 1370)

Massachusetts Smart Growth Model ADU Bylaw

Draft By-Law Amendment for Discussion Purposes Only, dated July 26, 2022

Chart of Benchmark Community ADU Regulations

Benchmark Community ADU Zoning Regulations

Massplanners ADU Discussion

M. Clancy Memo Regarding Building Code Regulations Related to Fire Separation, dated November 7, 2022

Memo from S. Murphy, dated November 7, 2022


March 1, 2022

May 17, 2022

August 23, 2022

October 12, 2022

October 24, 2022

November 7, 2022

Related Plans and Reports 

Article 27 Excerpt from the 2021 ATM Warrant with Planning Board Report

ADU Strategies and Policies from the Housing Plan and Master Plan

2021 Hingham Housing Plan

2021 Hingham Master Plan

2022 South Shore Living Little Report

2018 Pioneer Institute Report on the State of Zoning for Accessory Dwelling Units

2019 AARP Guide on The ABCs of ADUs

Hingham Single-Family Lot Size Map

Needham Public Health ADU Report, dated October 11, 2017

Cases Related to Definition of Family

Moore v. City of East Cleveland Ohio

Rosenberg v. City of Boston

Village of Belle Terre v. Boraas

Public Comment

Hingham Unity Council Recommendations, dated June 7, 2022

Hingham Affordable Housing Trust Comments, presented June 7, 2022

Letter from Commission on Disabilities, dated August 15, 2022

Letter from R. Estes, dated August 22, 2022

Letter from Commission on Disabilities, dated September 15, 2022

Letter from Hingham Affordable Housing Trust to Planning Board, dated October 11, 2022

Public Comment from R. Estes, dated October 12, 2022

Public Comment from D. DeNapoli, dated October 20, 2022

Public Comment from M. Cullings, dated March 2, 2022

Public Comment from G. Cragin, dated October 22, 2022

Public Comment from B. Stack, dated October 23, 2022

G. Tondorf-Dick Memo, dated November 7, 2022

D. DeNapoli email, dated November 7, 2022

Public Comment from B. Rouleau, dated November 14, 2022

G. Tondorf-Dick Memo, dated November 14, 2022

Peer Community Chart from J. Falvey, dated November 2022