SW 01, 38: Site Suitability Report

The site assignment process is meant to determine if a parcel of land is a suitable location for a solid waste management facility.

MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs

Online

MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southeast Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 

The Details of SW 01, 38: Site Suitability Report

How to apply SW 01, 38: Site Suitability Report

File online via the EEA ePlace Portal. See details below.

Important Note: Even when applying online, you will still need to complete a conventional Application Form and upload it as an attachment during the online filing process.

Next steps for SW 01, 38: Site Suitability Report

  1. Before You Apply

    Contact the appropriate MassDEP Regional Office to schedule a pre-application conference. This will help you prepare a better application, saving you time and likely resulting in faster review. If you apply without setting up a meeting, MassDEP may require one anyway before it can determine whether your application is administratively complete.

  2. Review the Instructions

    Guidance on how to prepare your application, including a completeness checklist.

  3. Complete the Application Form

    You may fill out and save the Microsoft Word form on your computer. The PDF version has to be printed out and completed by hand.

    Important Note: Even when applying online, you will still need to complete a conventional Application Form and upload it as an attachment during the online filing process.

  4. Submit Your Application & Fee Payment

    1. File online via the ePlace Portal.

      Note: If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account first.

      See the ePlace account setup instructions, Quick Guides, FAQs and Comprehensive User Manual below.
       
    2. Pay your fee online with a credit card and submit your application, or you may mail your fee payment to: 

      Department of Environmental Protection
      P. O. Box 4062
      Boston, MA 02211
       
    3. Send copies of your completed Application Form to:
    • The local board of health (two copies).
    • The local public library.
    • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
      Bureau of Environmental Health Assessment
      250 Washington Street, 7th Floor        
      Boston, MA 02108
    • The board of health of any municipality within one half mile of any boundary of the proposed site.
    • The public library of any municipality within one half mile of any boundary of the proposed site.
    • The applicable regional planning agency duly established by the Legislature and governing the municipality in which the proposed facility is to be located.
    • Any person requesting a copy during the public comment period. The applicant may charge a reasonable cost for reproduction.

Contact for SW 01, 38: Site Suitability Report

Online
MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southeast Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 
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