To date, approximately 46,000 acres of coastal and 8,000 acres of inland wetlands have been registered in 42 coastal and 11 inland communities. The following cities and towns have registered wetlands with accompanying restriction orders under either the Coastal Wetlands Restriction Act (c.130, s.105) or the Inland Wetlands Restriction Act (c.131, s.40A). Please note that some communities on the list may have only some of their wetlands registered.

Coastal Wetlands Restriction Act

Community and Date

Barnstable 9/8/81
Bourne 8/6/80
Brewster 11/13/80
Chatham 8/4/82
Chilmark 8/14/74
Cohasset 12/3/74
Dennis 12/10/81
Duxbury 4/11/72
Eastham 6/30/75
Edgartown 9/29/75
Essex 5/15/70
Falmouth 6/3/81
Gay Head 7/24/74
Gloucester 11/14/80
Hanover 7/1/69
Harwich 11/13/80
Hingham 3/26/87
Ipswich 4/4/68
Marion 4/11/72
Marshfield 4/11/71
Mashpee 7/13/87
Nantucket 8/10/82
Newbury 3/15/71
Newburyport 10/1/69
Norwell 7/1/69
Oak Bluffs 7/24/74
Orleans 11/30/76
Pembroke 12/27/66
Plymouth 12/10/81
Provincetown 1/13/82
Quincy 6/20/66
Rowley 6/16/70
Salisbury 3/15/71
Sandwich 3/10/80
Tisbury 7/24/74
Truro 3/18/76
Wareham 1/12/71
Wellfleet 5/20/82
Westport 1/29/70
West Tisbury 7/24/74
Weymouth 3/26/87
Yarmouth 2/17/81

Inland Wetlands Restriction Act

Community and Date

Dedham 12/19/74
Dover 6/26/72
Marlborough 4/20/78
Millis 11/4/77
Needham 9/18/75
Newton 4/22/77
Norfolk 3/31/78
Walpole 1/5/76
Waltham 3/30/76
Wellesley 11/10/71
Westwood 4/24/74

Both Inland and Coastal Acts

Community and Date

Eastham 6/30/75
Hingham 3/26/87
Orleans 11/30/76
Sandwich 3/10/80
Truro 3/18/76