The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) provides technical assistance to support proactive Designated Port Area (DPA) planning to promote maritime development, prevent user conflicts, and accommodate supporting industrial and commercial uses. CZM's Regional Coordinators serve as key contacts for the DPA program. The appropriate CZM contact for each DPA is given below:

North Shore

For questions about the DPAs on the North Shore (Gloucester Inner Harbor, Beverly Harbor, Salem Harbor, and Lynn), contact:

Kathryn Glenn
CZM North Shore Regional Coordinator
#2 State Fish Pier
Gloucester, MA 01930-3016
(978) 281-3972
Fax: (978) 281-8979
Email: kathryn.glenn@state.ma.us

Boston Harbor

For Boston-area DPAs (Mystic River, Chelsea Creek, East Boston, South Boston, and Weymouth Fore River), contact:

Valerie Gingrich
CZM Boston Harbor Regional Coordinator
251 Causeway Street, Suite 800
Boston MA 02114-2136
Phone: (617) 626-1064
Fax: (617) 626-1240
Email: valerie.gingrich@state.ma.us

South Coastal

For DPAs in CZM's South Coastal Region (New Bedford-Fairhaven and Mount Hope Bay), contact:

David Janik
CZM South Coastal Regional Coordinator
2870 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA 02538
Phone: (508) 291-3625 x12
Fax: (508) 291-3628
Email: david.janik@state.ma.us