Massachusetts Permit Regulatory Office

The Massachusetts Permit Regulatory Office was established to work with new and existing businesses to foster job creation by assisting with permitting, licensing, and regulatory processes. 

The director of the Permit Regulatory Office serves as the state permitting ombudsman to municipalities and businesses. The director also serves as chairperson of the Interagency Permitting Board, which administers the Chapter 43D Expedited Permitting Program, working in partnership with MassDevelopment, regional planning agencies, and the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development to:

  •      provide direct assistance to proponents of development projects with respect to state and local permitting, licensing and regulatory matters
  •      work with municipalities on efforts to streamline local permitting processes through the Chapter 43D Expedited Permitting Program and other means
  •      work with state regulatory agencies on efforts to streamline state permitting processes.

For more information, contact:

Massachusetts Permit Regulatory Office
One Ashburton Place, Room 2101
Boston, MA 02108
T: 617-788-3610

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