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Air Pollution Control Commission hearing

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a hearing on October 18 at 11 a.m.

Attention: This meeting may 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

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing at 11 a.m.

    Application for a Modified Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Permit from George’s Market LLC for 47 exempt spaces located at 1222 Washington Street. This permit is to add 17 existing parking spaces to the facility's exemption certification to be shared between employees, patrons, and guests of the facility. Issuance of the permit would have no impact on the Downtown 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 on administrative modifications to permits held by General Hospital Corporation on behalf of Mass General Hospital regarding parking rate structures for facilities with exempt parking spaces.

    Discussion regarding the 2021 update to Boston Transportation Department’s Travel Demand Management Guidelines and Maximum Parking Ratios.

    Discussion on criteria for the issuance of parking freeze permits and exemption certifications.

    Presentation on the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance.

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from September 22, 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 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to: APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850.

    Lynh Chau

    Air Pollution Control Commission

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