The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) has published and/or funded the following materials on Designated Port Areas (DPAs). (Note: Any views or opinions presented in publications prepared for CZM are solely those of the author[s] and do not necessarily represent those of the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, or the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please see our website policies.)


DPA Maps

  • Designated Port Area Boundary Maps - In 2011, CZM updated the Designated Port Area boundary maps and descriptions, which are now available online. The data layers for the maps are also available in GIS format.

Regulatory Decisions on Designated Port Areas

Boston Harbor
North Shore
South Coastal