310 CMR 10.00: Current Regulations

  • 310 CMR 10.00: The Wetlands Protection Act Part A pdf format of 			310 CMR 10.00: The Wetlands Protection Act Part A

    These regulations were last amended in July 2009.

  • 310 CMR 10.00: The Wetlands Protection Act Part B pdf format of 			310 CMR 10.00: The Wetlands Protection Act Part B

    These regulations were last amended in July 2009.

  • 310 CMR 10.00 - Sections

    Regulations for All Wetlands
    10.01: Introduction and Purpose
    10.02: Statement of Jurisdiction
    10.03: General Provisions
    10.04: Definitions
    10.05: Procedures
    10.06: Emergencies
    10.07: Compliance with M.G.L. c. 61 through 62H
    10.08: Enforcement Orders
    10.09: Severability
    10.10: Effective Date

    Additional Regulations for Coastal Wetlands
    10.21: Introduction
    10.22: Purpose
    10.23: Additional Definitions for 310 CMR 10.21 through 10.37
    10.24: General Provisions
    10.25: Land Under the Ocean
    10.26: Designated Port Areas
    10.27: Coastal Beaches
    10.28: Coastal Dunes
    10.29: Barrier Beaches
    10.30: Coastal Banks
    10.31: Rocky Intertidal Shores
    10.32: Salt Marshes
    10.33: Land Under Salt Ponds
    10.34: Land Containing Shellfish
    10.35: Banks of or Land Under the Ocean, Ponds, Streams, Rivers, Lakes or Creeks that Underlie Anadromous/Catadromous ("Fish Run")
    (10.36: Reserved: Variance provision is found at 310 CMR 10.05(10))
    10.37: Estimated Habitats of Rare Wildlife (for coastal wetlands)

    Additional Regulations for Inland Wetlands
    10.51: Introduction
    10.52: Purpose
    10.53: General Provisions
    10.54: Bank (Naturally Occurring Banks and Beaches)
    10.55: Bordering Vegetated Wetlands (Wet Meadows, Marshes, Swamps and Bogs)
    10.56: Land under Water Bodies and Waterways (Under any Creek, River, Stream, Pond or Lake)
    10.57: Land Subject to Flooding (Bordering and Isolated Areas)
    10.58: Riverfront Area
    10.59: Estimated Habitats of Rare Wildlife (for inland wetlands)
    10.60: Wildlife Habitat Evaluations

    Appendices: Prefaces to Previous Regulatory Revisions
    Preface to the Wetlands Protection Act, 2005 Revisions
    Protection of Wildlife Habitat; 1987
    Rights of Way Management; 1987
    1983 Regulatory Revisions
    Fees; 1989
    Technical Changes; 1992
    Maintenance and Improvement of Land in Agricultural Use; 1993
    Preface to Wetlands Regulatory Revisions Effective January 1, 1994

310 CMR 10.00: Recently Promulgated Amendments

  • There have been no recent amendments to these regulations.