Current Votes and Notice of Adoption of Loan Orders

Below you will find a listing of current votes taken by the City Council, that have not yet been codified, meaning not integrated into the City’s Code of Ordinances (GCO), or Zoning Ordinance (GZO), found online in Municode.

DateDescriptionCertificate
2/14/2017
Amendments to GCO Ch. 2, "Administration," Article VII
COV 2017-036 (PDF)
2/26/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 21 "Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places" Sec. 21-87 West Gloucester firing range (b) Use of range shall be limited to firearms training for active and retired members of the city police department (GPD)
COV 2019-045
4/9/2019Amend GCO Ch. 10 "Waterways Administration" Sec. 10-52 "Use of public landings" re: Kayaks
COV 2019-059 (PDF)

4/9/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 2 "Administration" Division 8 "Human Rights Commission"
COV 2019-060 (PDF)

4/9/2019Amend GCO Ch. 24 "Vegetation" by DELETING Article II "City Plantings Committee" in its entirety
COV 2019-061 (PDF)

4/23/2019Amend GCO Ch. 4 "Animals" Sec. 4-22 "Fees and penalties" subsection (b) re: any dog not licensed for the previous year will need to pay for a previous year’s license as well as the late fee of $10.00
COV 2019-072 (PDF)

4/23/2019Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles", Sec. 22-269 "Stop Intersections" by adding: Hillside Road at its intersection with Grapevine Road
COV 2019-073 (PDF)

6/11/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 20 "Shellfish, Seaworms and Eels" Sec. 20-26(a) "Permit to take eels generally; restrictions as to traps; Fyke nets prohibited" by DELETING the words, "six inches" and inserting the words, "nine inches" in their place.
COV 2019-092 (PDF)

6/11/2019Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles", Sec. 22-281 "Ten-Minute Parking" by DELETING, "Angle Street, southerly side, beginning at a point 42 feet from its intersection with Middle Street for a distance of 22 feet in an easterly direction".
COV 2019-093 (PDF)

6/11/2019Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles" Art. II, Division 2 "Traffic Commission" by ADDING new Sec. 22-38 "Commissions authority to approve stop intersections"
COV 2019-094 (PDF)

6/25/2019Amend GCO Ch. 2 "Administration" Div. 8 "Human Rights Commission"
COV 2019-118 (PDF)

6/25/2019
Amend GCO Appendix A and B of Appendix C of the Personnel Ordinance
COV 2019-119 (PDF)

6/25/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 20 "Shellfish, Seaworms and Eels" Sec. 4 "Area set aside for noncommercial taking of shellfish" by DELETING the phrase "No. 10 nun buoy" and ADD in its place "No. 11 can buoy"
COV 2019-120 (PDF)

6/25/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 2 "Administration" Art. V "Boards, Commissions, Councils and Committees" by ADDING a new Division 18 entitled, "Dogtown Preservation Commission"
COV 2019-121 (PDF)

6/25/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles" Sec. 22-292 "Fire Lanes" re: Horton Street
COV 2019-122 (PDF)

8/27/2019
Acceptance of MGL Ch. 64G, Sec. 3D(a)COV 2019-134 (PDF)

8/27/2019Acceptance of MGL Ch. 64G, Sec. 3D(b)COV 2019-135 (PDF)

9/24/2019Amend GCO Ch. 9 "Trash, Recycling and Litter" by ADDING Article III "Prohibition on Single Use Plastic Straw, Stir Stick & Hotstopper"
COV 2019-161 (PDF)

9/24/2019
Making permanent the amendments to GCO Ch. 4 "Animals," Sec. 4-16a "Dogs allowed on public beaches at certain times" as voted by City Council on February 26, 2019
COV 2019-162 (PDF)

10/8/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic & Motor Vehicles" Sec. 22-270.1 "Resident Sticker Parking Only" by ADDING "Bertoni Road for its entire length, and King Road for its entire length"
COV 2019-174

10/8/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic & Motor Vehicles"  Sec. 22-284 "Service or loading zones" by DELETING "Commercial Street from a point 20 feet from its intersection with Washington Street for a distance of 22 feet"
COV 2019-175

11/12/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 2 "Administration," Art. IV, "Boards, Commissions, Councils and Committees," Div. 4, "Council on Aging"  by amending Sec. 2-440, "Established; composition; appointment and terms of members" and Sec. 2-442, "Designation of officers"; DELETING Sec. 2-444, "Mission," and renumbering the reserved sections
COV 2019-196

11/12/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 9 "Trash, Recycling and Litter," Article III - "Prohibition on Single Use Plastic Straw, Stir Stick & Hotstopper," Sec. 9-25, "Severability; Effective Date" subsection (b) by DELETING, "This chapter shall take effect as of July 1, 2021" and ADDING, "This chapter shall take effect as of July 1, 2020"
COV 2019-197

12/10/2019
Amend GCO Appendix C, Personnel Ordinance, Appendix A - Classification Plan
COV 2019-216

12/10/2019
Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles," Sec. 22-271 "Parking prohibited from May 1 to September 15 - Generally" by DELETING "Salt Island Road, both sides, from Witham Street to Barberry Way"
COV 2019-217

1/14/2020
Amend GZO Appendix A - Rule 25: Rules of Procedure
COV 2020-009

2/25/2020
Amendments to GCO Ch. 20 "Shellfish, Seaworms and Eels" Secs. 3, 5, 7, 29 and 30
COV 2020-041

2/25/2020
Amendment to GCO Ch. 10 "Waterways Administration" Sec. 87 "Harbormaster Patrol Details"
COV 2020-042

2/25/2020
 NOTICE OF ADOPTION: Loan Authorization 2020-001
Loan Order 2020-001

2/25/2020
NOTICE OF ADOPTION: Loan Authorization 2020-002
Loan Order 2020-002

3/10/2020
NOTICE OF ADOPTION: Loan Authorizatin 2020-003
Loan Order 2020-003

4/28/2020
NOTICE OF ADOPTION: Loan Authorization 2020-004
Loan Order 2020-004

4/28/2020
Amend GCO Ch. 21 "Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places" Art. V "West Gloucester Firing Range"
COV 2020-068

4/28/2020
Amend GCO Ch. 2 "Administration," Art. V "Boards, Commissions, Council and Committees" by DELETING Division 7 "Downtown Development Commission"
COV 2020-069

5/12/2020
Amend GCO Ch. 22 "Traffic and Motor Vehicles" Art. II, Div. 2 "Traffic Commission" Sec. 22-32 "Composition; appointment; terms of members"
COV 2020-076

5/12/2020
NOTICE OF ADOPTION: Loan Authorization 2020-005
Loan Order 2020-005