If you have a question about any project that has been or will be reviewed by the NHESP, please contact the regulatory review team .

Recent MESA Project Review Applications
NHESP Tracking NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
16-35773BARNSTABLE83 Pleasant Pines Avenue01-Jul-1631-Jul-16
16-35467BERKLEY21 Town Landing Road05-Jul-1604-Aug-16
16-35530BREWSTER183 South Pond Drive11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35793BRIMFIELDLot 2 Wales Road15-Jul-1614-Aug-16
15-34382CHILMARK76 Old Farm Rd08-Jul-1607-Aug-16
16-35765DUXBURY44 Wirt Way05-Jul-1604-Aug-16
06-20311GROTON122 Old Ayer Road05-Jul-1604-Aug-16
16-35772GROVELAND209 King Street05-Jul-1604-Aug-16
14-33567HADLEYSouth Hadley; 240 Ferry Street22-Jul-1608-Aug-16
14-33567HADLEYSouth Hadley; 240 Ferry Street11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35783HAMPDEN252 Scantic Road08-Jul-1607-Aug-16
16-35758HARWICH59 North Westgate Rd30-Jun-1630-Jul-16
16-35770LENOXSouth of Tamarack Road; Mahanna's Cobble15-Jul-1605-Aug-16
16-35749LITTLETONNGRID 1161 Line, off Beaver Brook Road28-Jun-1628-Jul-16
16-35769MARSHFIELD39 Eagle Road05-Jul-1604-Aug-16
16-35792MONTEREY40 Sylvan Road14-Jul-1613-Aug-16
16-35754NANTUCKET20 Waquoit Road27-Jun-1627-Jul-16
11-29688NANTUCKET78 Wauwinet Road30-Jun-1630-Jul-16
16-35799NANTUCKET102 Wauwinet Road11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
02-10833NEWBURYPORT386 MERRIMAC STREET11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
13-31935NORFOLK84 Cleveland Street06-Jul-1605-Aug-16
16-35787OAK BLUFFS15 Hidden Cove Road06-Jul-1605-Aug-16
16-35397ORLEANSNauset Beach, Orleans11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35770PITTSFIELDSouth of Tamarack Road; Mahanna's Cobble15-Jul-1605-Aug-16
16-35446PLYMOUTHLong Beach11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35779PROVINCETOWN806 Commercial Street11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35778ROCHESTER361 Snows Pond Road11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
07-22798SCITUATEGlades Road11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
15-34055SHIRLEY169 Leominster Road08-Jul-1607-Aug-16
14-33567SOUTH HADLEYSouth Hadley; 240 Ferry Street22-Jul-1608-Aug-16
14-33567SOUTH HADLEYSouth Hadley; 240 Ferry Street11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
07-23582SPENCER32 West Main St14-Jul-1613-Aug-16
15-34762TAUNTON414 West Water Street06-Jul-1605-Aug-16
16-35774TRURO566 Shore Road07-Jul-1606-Aug-16
15-35150UXBRIDGE734 & 748 West Street07-Jul-1606-Aug-16
13-32699UXBRIDGE518 Hazel St; 506 & 518 Hazel Street11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
00-6739UXBRIDGE 68 Henry Street (Formerly 325 Mendon Street)11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35780WAREHAM253 & 255 Great Neck Road11-Jul-1610-Aug-16
16-35547WEST STOCKBRIDGEMultiple Locations21-Jul-1620-Aug-16
16-35755WEST TISBURY40 & 92 Norton Farm Road27-Jun-1627-Jul-16
16-35749WESTFORDNGRID 1161 Line, off Beaver Brook Road28-Jun-1628-Jul-16
16-35759YARMOUTH251 Route 28 Lot 130-Jun-1630-Jul-16
Pending Conservation & Management Permit Applications
NHESP File NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
10-28375ATTLEBOROSlater Street6/23/20167/23/2016
07-22141BEDFORDMiddlesex Turnpike Transporatation Improvement Project: Phase I and Phase II6/27/20167/27/2016
07-22141BILLERICAMiddlesex Turnpike Transporatation Improvement Project: Phase I and Phase II6/27/20167/27/2016
07-22141BURLINGTONMiddlesex Turnpike Transporatation Improvement Project: Phase I and Phase II6/27/20167/27/2016
15-34667CHATHAMNauset Beach (North Beach), Chatham6/2/20167/15/2016
06-20603METHUEN McGrath Road7/15/20168/14/2016
15-34109NANTUCKET10 & 14 Massasoit Bridge Road7/8/20168/7/2016
16-35397ORLEANSNauset Beach, Orleans6/10/20167/10/2016
09-26262WESTPORTBrookmeadow Estates, off Brookwood Drive5/9/20166/8/2016**

*Please Note: Due dates for Conservation & Management Plans often are suspended by mutual agreement with the proponent in order to work out final details prior to a Permit being issued.

**If a Conservation and Management Plan has been submitted and the Project or Activity is undergoing a MEPA review, the due date will be 30 days after the issuance of a final MEPA certificate (per 321 CMR 10.23(4)).

MESA Project Review Decisions
NHESP File NumberTownLocationDate of DecisionDetermination
16-35680ALFORD12 Alford Road05-Jul-16No Take
16-35706AMESBURY445 - 447 Main Street, Merrimack River05-Jul-16No Take
16-35596AMESBURY444 - 446 Main Street22-Jun-16No Take
13-32713AQUINNAHBlack Brook Road20-Jul-16No Take
16-35709ARLINGTON47 Spy Pond Lane, Lots A & B08-Jul-16No Take
08-25939ATHOL2033 Main Street15-Jul-16No Take
05-17870AYERWright Road and Sandy Pond Road20-Jul-16Conditional - No take
08-25017BARNSTABLE1524 Main Street06-Jul-16No Take
16-35773BARNSTABLE83 Pleasant Pines Avenue22-Jul-16No Take
07-21453BARNSTABLEMaushop Avenue and Offshoot Road20-Jul-16No Take
16-35762BARNSTABLERoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
16-35730BOURNE150 Red Brook Harbor Road12-Jul-16No Take
16-35750BOURNE235 County Road22-Jul-16No Take
16-35762BREWSTERRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
00-8132BRIDGEWATERPleasant Street (Route 104)30-Jun-16No Take
16-35720BRIMFIELD3 Sixth Street05-Jul-16No Take
16-35685CHILMARK69 Cobb's Hill Road30-Jun-16No Take
16-35724COHASSETRoute 3A30-Jun-16No Take
16-35745CONCORDNashawtuc Country Club20-Jul-16No Take
16-35746CONCORDMiddlesex School Road20-Jul-16No Take
16-35747CONCORDLowell Road19-Jul-16No Take
16-35702DARTMOUTH1039 Reed Road13-Jul-16No Take
16-35748DARTMOUTHoff Round Hill Beach Road21-Jul-16No Take
16-35762DENNISRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
12-30540DRACUT100 Pelczar Rd12-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35703DUXBURY554 Union Street15-Jul-16No Take
13-32843EAST BROOKFIELDLot 11-E Road B; Lot 12-E19-Jul-16No Take
14-32884EASTHAM245 Harmes Way20-Jul-16Conditional - No take
08-24292EASTHAM531 Dyer Prince Road (creation of Keene Way)22-Jun-16No Take
16-35688EASTHAM10 Ballwic Road30-Jun-16No Take
09-26207EDGARTOWNPocha Road Extension, Wasque Point13-Jul-16Conditional - No take
09-26683EDGARTOWN10 Year Comprehensive Permit Town of Edgartown/Oak Bluffs - Dredge & Beach Nourishment23-Jun-16Conditional - No take
16-35714FALMOUTHBeach Lot, Saconesset Road01-Jul-16Conditional - No take
03-11899FRAMINGHAMLake Cochituate30-Jun-16No Take
16-35367FRAMINGHAMalong Dudley Road15-Jul-16No Take
15-34928FRANKLIN7 Briarwood Road06-Jul-16No Take
10-28219FRANKLIN300 Fisher St15-Jul-16No Take
16-35704FREETOWN64 Narrows Road14-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35721GROTON72 Boathouse Road13-Jul-16No Take
04-15781GROVELAND150, 151 and 153 Center Street: Bussing and Mattingly properties)01-Jul-16Conditional - No take
06-20086HARWICH0 Forest Street (between 211 & 225 Sisson Road)05-Jul-16Conditional - No take
06-20086HARWICH0 Forest Street (between 211 & 225 Sisson Road)22-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35689HARWICH13 Whippoorwill Lane01-Jul-16No Take
16-35762HARWICHRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
09-27144HAVERHILLMBTA Merrimack River Bridge23-Jun-16Conditional - No take
12-31259HOPEDALE125 Plain Street05-Jul-16No Take
16-35693LAKEVILLE149 Bedford Street06-Jul-16No Take
12-31042LENOXWillow Creek Road15-Jul-16No Take
15-34724MARIONSippican Harbor22-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35724MARSHFIELDRoute 3A30-Jun-16No Take
16-35677MASHPEE226 Wheeler Road22-Jun-16No Take
14-34023MENDON101 Blackstone Street22-Jul-16No Take
15-35063METHUEN494 Howe Street22-Jun-16No Take
16-35671METHUENPelham Street22-Jun-16No Take
16-35465MIDDLEBOROUGHLot 4A Bedford Street14-Jul-16No Take
16-35735MONTAGUEoff Lake Pleasant Road12-Jul-16No Take
03-11899NATICKLake Cochituate30-Jun-16No Take
16-35687NATICK50 Magnolia Road30-Jun-16No Take
16-35722NEW MARLBOROUGHClayton Mill River Road12-Jul-16No Take
16-35726NORTH ANDOVERWestern Branch Railroad at MP28.09/MP28.2029-Jun-16No Take
16-35737NORTHAMPTONFlorence Road06-Jul-16No Take
09-26683OAK BLUFFS10 Year Comprehensive Permit Town of Edgartown/Oak Bluffs - Dredge & Beach Nourishment23-Jun-16Conditional - No take
07-23333ORLEANS52 Weston Taylor's Lane22-Jul-16No Take
13-32353ORLEANS70 Captain Linnell Road22-Jul-16No Take
16-35762ORLEANSRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
16-35397ORLEANSNauset Beach, Orleans11-Jul-16Take
15-34166OXFORD70 Hugenot Road22-Jun-16No Take
12-30922PEABODY25 Russell Street29-Jun-16No Take
12-31577PEMBROKERoutes 3, 14/53, 53 and 13922-Jun-16No Take
16-35776PETERSHAMRoute 122 over Fever Brook East Branch14-Jul-16No Take
09-26694PLYMOUTH90 Fuller Farm Road20-Jul-16Conditional - No take
12-31744PLYMOUTHoff Little Sandy Pond Road15-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35662PLYMOUTH12 Ice House Road22-Jun-16No Take
16-35715PLYMOUTH92 Tower Hill Farm Road06-Jul-16No Take
16-35446PLYMOUTHLong Beach11-Jul-16Take
16-35784RUTLANDIntervale Road19-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35667SANDWICH62 Salt Marsh Road22-Jun-16No Take
05-18770SANDWICH311 Service Road East14-Jul-16No Take
16-35762SANDWICHRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take
16-35724SCITUATERoute 3A30-Jun-16No Take
16-35708SHERBORN60 Washington street05-Jul-16No Take
16-35692SOUTHAMPTON314 College Highway13-Jul-16No Take
16-35701STERLINGDOT Route 12/ Leominster Road05-Jul-16No Take
07-21461STOCKBRIDGEKripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Interlaken Rd (Route 183)12-Jul-16No Take
11-29811STURBRIDGEOld Sturbridge Village Road23-Jun-16Take
07-23846SUDBURY32 Maynard Road08-Jul-16No Take
07-23790TISBURYState Road29-Jun-16Conditional - No take
16-35659TISBURYPilot Hill Farm, Vineyard Haven12-Jul-16Conditional - No take
16-35669TISBURYCranberry Acres22-Jun-16No Take
16-35673TISBURY3 Marion's Way22-Jun-16No Take
16-35729TRURO15 Cabral Farm Road15-Jul-16No Take
16-35774TRURO566 Shore Road22-Jul-16No Take
16-35683TRURO4 Baker Lane29-Jun-16No Take
16-35717TRURO3 Pine Ridge Road06-Jul-16No Take
16-35719TRURO1 Noons Heights Road15-Jul-16No Take
00-6739UXBRIDGE 68 Henry Street (Formerly 325 Mendon Street)22-Jul-16No Take
03-11899WAYLANDLake Cochituate30-Jun-16No Take
16-35694WELLFLEET1200 Bound Brook Island Road08-Jul-16No Take
16-35755WEST TISBURY40 & 92 Norton Farm Road22-Jul-16No Take
16-35460WEST TISBURY45 Checamo Path13-Jul-16No Take
16-35678WEST TISBURY454 State Road22-Jun-16No Take
12-31686WESTFORD400 Littleton Rd20-Jun-16Conditional - No take
16-35761WESTPORTRoute 88 from North of Drift Road to South of Old County Road12-Jul-16No Take
09-26516WILBRAHAM09-26516: Minnechaug Regional School, 621 Main St.  09-26516a: South Main St / Tinkham Rd.24-Jun-16No Take
15-34334WINCHENDONHarris Road over Tarbell Brook30-Jun-16No Take
16-35734WRENTHAMoff West Street (Lots 2 & 3)19-Jul-16No Take
16-35426WRENTHAM20 Arlene Drive23-Jun-16No Take
16-35762YARMOUTHRoute 6 Sandwich to Orleans12-Jul-16No Take


Definitions of Determination

No Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, will not result in a prohibited "take" of state-listed rare species.

Conditional - No Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, must be conditioned as outlined in the NHESP determination letter in order to avoid a "take" of state-listed rare species.

Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, will result in a "take". The project must be revised to avoid a "take" or the applicant may apply for a Conservation and Management Permit.


Conservation & Management Permit Decisions
Project NameTown(s)Date of DecisionDetermination
Unpaved Road Use in Vicinity of Least Tern Chicks, Plymouth Long BeachPlymouth15-Jun-2016Permit Issued
Tall Timbers Estates, Water MainKingston23-Jun-2016Permit Amended
Connecticut River Walk and BikewayWest Springfield30-Jun-2016Permit Issued
Viridian Meadows Residential SubdivisionAttleboro30-Jun-2016Permit Issued
Use of oversand vehicles and other activities associated with recreational beach management, Nauset BeachOrleans8-Jul-2016Permit Issued


Adjudicatory Proceedings

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