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Our department's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Boston by protecting air, water, climate, and land resources, and by preserving and improving the integrity of Boston's architectural and historic resources.

We maintain Boston's wealth of historic sites, buildings, landscapes, and waterways through protective designation and review processes.

We are focused on implementing the Mayor’s commitment to sustainable development, climate protection, and the environment. We review environmental impact assessments, issue permits, and provide information and referral services on environmental issues.

1 City Hall Square
Room 709
Boston, MA 02201-2031
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Latest news

Sketch demonstrating different climate resilience strategies
May 8

Mayor Walsh requests proposals for Zero Waste Plan

Greenovate Award Winners 2017
May 4

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Watch: Climate Ready Boston Update Webinar
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Climate Ready Boston Webinar Recap

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Apr 24

Proposals requested for South Boston waterfront coastal resiliency planning

Greenovate Boston

Greenovate Boston

Greenovate Boston provides resources for all residents to participate in the City of Boston’s climate action goals.