|If Your Project Requires:||Then Contact:|
|Permits in one region||The MassDEP Regional Office for the town/city where the project is located|
|Permit coordination across multiple DEP regions or regulatory review agencies||Permitting Assistance and Management Office|
Help Line: 617-654-6650
|Expedited review for projects that meet criteria for Fast Track Permitting?||Fast Track Contacts/Regional Directors|
For general permitting information or questions, call 617-654-6650 or MassDEP.PermitAssistance@massmail.state.ma.us
Application Forms & Transmittal Numbers
FAQs & Information for Businesses
- Frequently Asked Questions on MassDEP Permitting
MassDEP strongly encourages you to read this information before applying for a permit, license, plan approval or registration from the agency. This information applies to MassDEP permitting activities described in the Timely Action Schedule and Fee Provisions (310 CMR 4.00), and in your permit application instructions.
- Guidance on Requests to Maintain Trade Secret Information Confidential
This document contains guidance for individuals or companies filing information with the Department of Environmental Protection, other than reports filed under the Toxics Use Reduction Act, that they wish to be kept confidential and exempt from public disclosure as trade secrets. Directions for TURA filings are provided in the "Questions" section of this guidance.
- Index of Selected Environmental Regulations for Manufacturing Facilities: A Guide for Massachusetts Businesses by Massachusetts Businesses file size 1MB
This index was originally compiled in 2001 by the Central Massachusetts Business Environmental Network (CMBEN) and the Office of Technical Assistance, with assistance from MassDEP. It was updated by MassDEP in February 2008 and identifies the key environmental regulatory thresholds that businesses need to be concerned about - across all of DEP's programs. The Index is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for reading and complying with the full text of state and federal regulations. Please contact the respective local, state, and federal agencies for further information..
Permitting Efficiencies and Streamlining
- Overview of MassDEP Permitting Efficiencies
- Permitting Assistance and Management Office
The work of the Permitting Assistance & Management Office of MassDEP.
- MassDEP's Regulation at the Speed of Business Initiative
Description of MassDEP's Regulation at the Speed of Business Initiative.