The CPA Towns datalayer reflects the Massachusetts municipalities that adopted the Community Preservation Act. For more information about the Community Preservation Act contact the Community Preservation Coalition. The name of the statewide datalayer is TOWNS_POLY_V_CPA.
MassGIS developed this layer with the Community Preservation Coalition, which publishes statewide statistics on the CPA status of each city municipality. Data up-to-date as of August 10, 2021.
The TOWNS_POLY_V_CPA attribute table has the following fields:
|FIELD NAME||WDTH / TYPE||DESCRIPTION|
|TOWN||21 / C||Municipality Name|
|TOWN_ID||4 / I||Municipality Id|
|ELEC_DATE *||255 / C||Date of Election|
|BALLOT_PTH *||255 / C||Path to Ballot|
|PCT_YES *||38 / D||% Voting Yes|
|PCT_NO *||38 / D||% Voting No|
|SURCHARGE *||255 / C||Current surcharge|
|EXEMPTIONS *||255 / C||Exemptions|
* These fields are filled in only for towns that have adopted the CPA.
MassGIS will update the layer as needed.