COVID-19 information
For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website:
Last updated:

Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold a special hearing on September 20, 2021, at 6 p.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 847 0130 9112 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, and the Boston Wetlands Ordinance, Boston City Code, Ordinances, Chapter 7-1.4, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public hearing at 6 p.m. on September 20, 2021, to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests of the public and private water supply, groundwater, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing 6 P.M.

    Discussion on the proposed regulations and performance standards for Isolated Vegetated Wetlands, Vernal Pools & Vernal Pool Habitat, and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage drafted under the Boston Wetlands Protection Ordinance.

  2. Public Meeting

    Vote to request the parcel transfer for the property located at Cookson Terrace, Mattapan, MA, parcel identification number 1800532000, from the Department of Neighborhood Development to the care, custody, and control of the Boston Conservation Commission for conservation purposes.

    Translation and Sign Language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission will hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Plans and filings with the Commission may be viewed at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-3850.

    Nicholas Moreno

    Boston Conservation Commission

Back to top