Amherst, MA, Zoning Bylaw

Updated June 2022

By: Town of Amherst
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Accessory Dwelling Unit

This town’s zoning bylaws permits contained, attached, and detached accessory dwelling units in certain residential districts (§5.011). Each single-family detached dwelling can only have one accessory dwelling unit which cannot be larger than 1,000 square feet of habitable space. The zoning bylaw provides other requirements for assessor dwelling units (§5.0113).

Amherst, MA

2010 Population: 37,819

2010 Population Density: 1,370.06/square mile