The latest information about the association, our brokerage community, and the real estate industry.
Accessory Dwelling Unit Public Forum in Beverly
Beverly will host a public forum of Accessory Dwelling Units on Thursday, March 24 at 7:00 PM. Working with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Beverly is leading a public process to update its zoning regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
Essex is moving to phase three of their zoning bylaw review
Essex, working in conjunction with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), is moving to phase three of their zoning bylaw review.
Georgetown to consider lowering thresholds for Major Development Review
The Georgetown Planning Board is proposing zoning amendments that would lower the threshold for a Major Development Review (MDR).
February Market Statistics Now Available
Closed sales down and median prices stay nearly flat across the North Shore.
MBTA Community Multifamily Zoning Requirements
To educate the public about the multifamily zoning requirements for MBTA communities (Section 3A of M.G.L. ch. 40A), North Shore REALTORS® has developed a 1-pager customized for each of our North Shore municipalities.
Salem Condominium Conversion Ordinance
On February 24, 2022, the Salem City Council voted to submit a Home Rule petition to the State Legislature, which would allow the city to enact a local condominium conversion ordinance for buildings containing two or more residential units.
MassDEP determines Varian’s clean up violates state environmental laws
After a review of Varian Medical Systems’ plan to clean up contamination emanating from the former Varian Facility in Beverly, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) determined that Varian was not in compliance with state environmental regulations.
Signature Collection for Danvers CPA Ballot Question
Citizens of Danvers are collecting signatures on a petition that would place the acceptance of the Community Preservation Act (CPA) on the ballot for the May 3rd, 2022, town election.