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Environment Department Conservation Commission Notice of Rulemaking

City of Boston Conservation Commission Notice of Rulemaking

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  1. Conservation Commission Rulemaking

    Notice is hereby given that the Boston Conservation Commission, under its authority pursuant to the Boston Wetlands Ordinance, Boston City Code, Ordinances, Chapter 7-1.4, is proposing regulations to further implement the provision of the Ordinance and Ordinance to better protect the wetlands and related water resources within Boston by controlling activities affecting the resource areas.

    These proposed regulations will establish performance standards for Isolated Vegetated Wetlands, Vernal Pools & Vernal Pool Habitat, and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage.

    Written comments will be accepted for the next 30 days until 5 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021. Written comments must be submitted by email to or by mail to the Conservation Commission, Boston City Hall, Environment Department, Room 709, 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201.

    Copies of the proposed regulations are available at the City Clerk’s Office as well as on the Conservation Commission’s webpage.

    For assistance on technical questions concerning the proposed rule or for special accommodations including review of the regulations in an alternate format, please email or 617-635-3850.

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