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Wetlands Protection Act Permit Forms

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Wetland Fee Transmittal Forms and Appendices

  • Request for Departmental Action Fee Transmittal Form  doc format of Request for Departmental Action Fee Transmittal Form
pdf format of                             Request for Departmental Action Fee Transmittal Form

    This fee transmittal form accompanies the Determination of Applicability (WPA Form 2), Abbreviated Notice of Intent (WPA Form 4), Order of Resource Area Delineation (WPA Form 4B), Order of Conditions (WPA Form 5), Restoration Order of Conditions (WPA Form 5A), or Notice of Non-Significance (WPA Form 6). Revised December 2014.

  • ANRAD Wetland Fee Transmittal Form  doc format of ANRAD Wetland Fee Transmittal Form
pdf format of                             ANRAD Wetland Fee Transmittal Form

    This fee transmittal form accompanies the Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (WPA Form 4A).

  • NOI Wetland Fee Transmittal Form  doc format of NOI Wetland Fee Transmittal Form
pdf format of                             NOI Wetland Fee Transmittal Form

    This fee transmittal form accompanies the Notice of Intent (WPA Form 3) or Abbreviated Notice of Intent (WPA Form 4).

  • Areas of Critical Environmental Concern  doc format of Areas of Critical Environmental Concern
pdf format of                             Areas of Critical Environmental Concern

    Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs) are places in Massachusetts, so designated by the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, that receive special recognition because of the quality, uniqueness and significance of their natural and cultural resources. Projects within ACECs are subject to greater scrutiny to avoid or minimize their environmental impact.

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Wetland Field-Data Collection

  • Bordering Vegetated Wetland Delineation Field Data Form  doc format of BVW Field Data Form

    Use this form to delineate the boundary of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland under the provisions of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and regulations (310 CMR 10.55). For more information see the "Bordering Vegetated Wetland Delineation Manual" under "Wetlands Guidance", above. 

  • Simplified Habitat Evaluation Form  doc format of Simplified Habitat Evaluation Form
pdf format of                             Simplified Habitat Evaluation Form

    Simplified habitat-evaluation form from the Massachusetts Wildlife Habitat Protection Guidance. This form applies when a field evaluation determines that a project will have no adverse effect on the habitat features specified in the form; otherwise the Detailed Habitat Evaluation Form is used.

  • Wildlife Habitat Protection Guidance - Appendix B, Detailed Wildlife Habitat Evaluation  doc format of Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Form
pdf format of                             Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Form

    Detailed habitat-evaluation form from the Massachusetts Wildlife Habitat Protection Guidance, to be submitted when a proposed project triggers habitat-protection provisions in the Wetlands Protection Act regulations.