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Air Pollution Control Commission hearing

The Air Pollution Commission will hold its next monthly hearing on June 16, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.

UPDATE: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter Meeting ID 863 2937 7111 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to apcc@boston.gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

In accordance with the Procedures and Criteria for the Issuance of Parking Freeze Permits adopted under M.G.L. Chapter 111, Section 31C, Boston Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a virtual public hearing at 11:30 a.m. on June 16, 2021, to review the following projects. There will be brief presentations followed by a review of individual applications, and opportunities for public testimony.

Public testimony begins at

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing 11:30 a.m.

    Application for a New South Boston Parking Freeze Permit from WS Development on behalf of Seaport D Title Holder LLC for 332 commercial parking spaces located at 88 Seaport Boulevard. This permit is for the construction of an underground parking garage with spaces to be shared with lessees, employees, patrons, customers, clients, and guests of the project. The proponent intends to return 205 inventoried spaces to the South Boston parking freeze bank from other permits associated with the planned development area. Issuance of the permit would withdraw 127 net spaces from the South Boston parking freeze bank.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 575 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 320 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 127 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 380 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

  2. Public Meeting

    Update & Discussion on the status and results of the Downtown Parking Freeze Inventory Update.

    Discussion regarding the status of the South Boston, East Boston, and Downtown Parking Freeze.

    Presentation from Boston Planning and Development Agency staff regarding upcoming development projects and projected parking demand in the South Boston Parking Freeze area.

    Discussion regarding additional 2021 hearing dates.

    Discussion regarding fee waivers for not-for-profit organizations.

    Update & Discussion regarding the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) and Energy Action and Assessment.

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from May 12, 2021.

    Translation and sign language interpreters are available upon prior request. The Commission may hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Copies of applications may be requested via email from apcc@boston.gov or viewed by appointment only at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850.

    Katherine Eshel

    Air Pollution Control Commission

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