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Air Pollution Control Commission Hearing

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold its next monthly hearing on January 25, 2023, at 1 p.m.

NOTE: 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.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing at 1 p.m.

    Discussion and vote on the proposed Phase 2b draft revisions to the regulations for the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance. The Phase 2b regulations cover topics including emissions factors, renewable energy purchases, and other clarifying regulations as needed. 

    Application for a Modified South Boston Parking Freeze Permit from Bayberry Management on behalf of the Court Square Press Condominium Trust for 7 commercial spaces, 22 residential included spaces and 269 residential excluded spaces. This permit is to add 12 residential excluded spaces and 7 commercial spaces to the facility’s parking freeze permit. Issuance of the permit would withdraw 19 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 meeting 

    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 meeting 

  2. Public Meeting

    Update and discussion on Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance implementation.

    Revocation of Downtown Parking Freeze Exemption Certification APCC453797 (Historic Permit No. 35.00) located at 34 Cooper Street, permitted for 67 exempt spaces. The facility has failed to renew its parking freeze exemption certification, which expired on July 1, 2021, due to a failure to document how members of the general public are excluded from parking at the facility and operation of unpermitted commercial parking spaces. *Continued from the December 14, 2022 meeting

    Revocation of South Boston Parking Freeze Permit APCC367693 (Historic Permit No. 27.00) located at 9 West Broadway, permitted for 10 commercial spaces. The facility has failed to renew its parking freeze permit, which expired on July 1, 2021, due to inconsistencies reported in the renewal form. *Continued from the December 14, 2022 meeting

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from December 14, 2022. 

    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. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to: APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850

    Katherine Eshel

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