The regional program is central to the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management's (CZM) mission. The regional coordinators provide key functions including:

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The Massachusetts Coastal Zone
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  • Serving as liaisons between federal and state programs and municipal authorities on key initiatives within the coastal zone.
  • Coordinating with regional initiatives.
  • Performing Federal Consistency Review.
  • Providing technical assistance to coastal communities.
  • Facilitating local initiatives that are consistent with CZM program goals, such as resource management and watershed and port/harbor planning efforts.

CZM maintains the following five regional offices: