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Bylaw Review Advisory Committee

Recent Updates

Bylaw Drafts in Progress:

  • Membership on Committees/Boards Commissions/Councils
  • Elected and Appointed Committee/Boards Commissions/Councils: Conducting Business
  • Nuisance
  • Keeping of Unregistered Vehicles
  • Swimming Pools
  • Finance Committee




General Responsibilities and Duties

The Bylaw Review Advisory Committee is appointed by the Select Board to review the current Bylaws and recommend changes to the Select Board.

Proposed New Bylaw-Unregistered Vehicles

On October 23, 2023 @ 7PM, Town residents will have an opportunity to comment on a proposed draft of the Town's Unregistered Vehicles Bylaw. The meeting will be held in the Select Board room.  For persons unable to attend the Public Meeting, the Committee will accept comments via email (; all comments received by October 20, 2023 will be read at the Public Meeting.  

Demonstration and Information Session for New Bylaw System

The Bylaw Review Committee hosted a demonstration and information session of the Town’s new, web-based bylaw system on Monday, April 10th, 2023 in the first floor conference room. The demonstration was conducted by a representative of General Code, the company selected to codify and reorganize Southampton’s General and Zoning Bylaws. The new system significantly improves access and utilization of one of the Town’s most important information sources.

Contacting the Bylaw Review Advisory Committee
Phone: (413) 529-0106 Town Administrator
(413) 527-8392 Town Clerk Office
Fax: (413) 529-1006 fax

Mailing Address:
Town Hall
210 College Highway
Southampton, MA 01073

Members of the Bylaw Review Advisory Committee

Position Name Term Expires
Chair/Clerk Francine Tishman 2024
  Virginia Ahart 2026
  Chris Fowles 2025
  Taylor Seybolt 2024