The Land Acquisition regulation at 301 CMR 51.00 is being updated and will also incorporate a related regulation from 801 CMR 28.00. Notice of Public Hearing
The Self Help and Urban Self Help programs at 301 CMR 5.00 (NOTE: Now the LAND and PARC Programs respectively) are being updated to modernize and improve the regulation. Notice of Public Hearing
The Densely Developed Areas regulation at 301 CMR 10.00 governs petitions for designation of densely developed areas under the Rivers Protection Act and is being updated. Notice of Public Hearing
The regulation for Areas of Critical Environmental Concern at 301 CMR 12.00 is being updated to address current issues, such as mitigation of climate change impact, and to make minor technical corrections. Notice of Public Hearing
The Dam and Seawall Repair and Removal Fund was established in 2013 by the Massachusetts Legislature to promote public health, public safety, and ecological restoration.The regulations that implement the statute (when funding is available) are found at 301 CMR 15.00 which refer to an obsolete state procurement website. A technical correction is proposed to replace this definition with a nonspecific reference to the Commonwealth’s procurement website. Notice of Public Comment
- Links to environmental regulations, guidance, and other compliance information.
- MassDEP rules implementing state and federal environmental legislation.
- Sportsmen and women can find all regulations pertaining to their activities, landowners can find out information about nuisance animals, developers and environmental firms may find links to the endangered species list and review process.
- Links to key laws and regulations as well as policies and guidelines for preserving water.