CZM Technical Assistance

Find information about technical assistance provided by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM).

Quality information is the key to making the best possible choices about coastal issues—which is why CZM focuses on providing technical assistance to local decision-makers and concerned citizens. CZM's dedicated staff of technical specialists in policy, planning, regulatory review, coastal and ocean science, monitoring, mapping, and communications, along with regional coordinators who serve as liaisons to communities and local organizations, provide a range of technical assistance, including one-on-one consultations with local officials, coastal business representatives, coastal homeowners, and others.

Program Areas

CZM's areas of technical expertise include:

As part of its technical assistance efforts, CZM holds workshops, conferences, and public meetings and produces publications, maps, and other materials to provide local officials and the public with technical information.

Additional Resources for Program Areas


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