Appealing a final agency decision

Any person aggrieved by a final agency decision shall have the right to an adjudicatory hearing.

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The Details of Appealing a final agency decision

What you need for Appealing a final agency decision

Any notice of claim for an adjudicatory hearing shall include the following information:

  • the file number of the project;
  • the complete name, address and telephone number of the person filing the request; the name, address and telephone number of any authorized representative; and the specific facts that demonstrate that a party filing a notice of claim satisfies the requirements of an "aggrieved person," including but not limited to how they have a definite interest in the matters in contention within the scope of interests or area of concern of M.G.L. c. 131A or the regulations at 321 CMR 10.00 and have suffered an actual injury which is special and different from that of the public and which has resulted from violation of a duty owed to them by the Division;
  • a clear statement that an adjudicatory hearing is being requested;
  • a clear and concise statement of facts which are grounds for the proceeding, the specific objections to the actions of the Division and the basis for those objections, and the relief sought through the adjudicatory hearing; and a statement that a copy of the request has been sent by certified mail or hand delivered to the applicant and the Record Owner, if different from the applicant.

Fees for Appealing a final agency decision

Name Fee Unit
Adjudicatory Hearings $500 each

How to appeal Appealing a final agency decision

Any notice of claim for an adjudicatory hearing shall be made in writing and be accompanied by a filing fee and be sent to the Division by certified mail, or postmarked within 21 days of the date of the agency final decision.

Any notice of claim for an adjudicatory hearing shall be made in writing and be accompanied by a filing fee and be hand delivered to the Division.

Next steps for Appealing a final agency decision

Review of claim

The presiding officer will review the information submitted and be in contact with the parties involved.

More info for Appealing a final agency decision

Decisions made in accordance with the appeal process pursuant to 321 CMR 10.25

In the Matter of: Take Determination for Surfside Crossing
NHESP File No. 12-31035, Nantucket, MA
Docket No. 2018-02-RL
Final Decision Issued December 5, 2019

Recommended Final Decision Issued October 4, 2019
In the Matter of: A/C Mobile Home Park, Inc.
NHESP File No. 16-35870, Truro, MA
Docket No. 2017-01-RL
Final Decision Issued September 11, 2019

Recommended Final Decision Issued June 27, 2019
In the Matter of: Conditional No-Take Determination, NHESP File No. 15-34327, Sudbury, MA
Docket No. 2018-01-RL

Final Decision Issued April 12, 2019

Recommended Final Decision March 15, 2019

In the Matter of : 16 Medouie Creek Road, Nantucket, MA. Docket No. 11-30084-2012-01-RL

Final Decision Issued April 4, 2013

Recommended Final Decision March 14, 2013

Ruling on Joint Motion to Dismiss July 16, 2012

In the Matter of: Plymouth Long Beach Management Plan, Docket No. 08-24100-10-DH

Final Decision Issued June 13, 2011

Recommended Final Decision December 22, 2010

In the Matter of: Marion Drive, Kingston, MA. Docket No. 07-22182-2010-02-RL

Final Decision Issued October 20, 2010

Recommended Final Decision Issued September 28, 2010

In the Matter of: South Road, Lots 11 and 12, Hampden, MA. Docket No. 721460-09-DH

Final Decision Issued August 5, 2009

Recommended Final Decision July 10, 2009

In the Matter of: Cape Wind Associates, LLC. Docket No. 01-9604

Final Decision Issued July 2, 2008

Recommended Final Decision May 16, 2008

 

Contact for Appealing a final agency decision

Address
251 Causeway St., #400, Boston, MA 02114
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(617) 626-1505
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