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Regulatory Decisions on Municipal Harbor Plans and Designated Port Areas

Find information on and links to these decisions, which are drafted by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM).

On behalf of the Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), CZM drafts the regulatory decisions on Municipal Harbor Plans (MHPs) and Designated Port Areas (DPAs), in accordance with the following state regulations: 301 CMR 23.00: Review and Approval of Municipal Harbor Plans, 301 CMR 25.00: Designation of Port Areas, and 310 CMR 9.00: The Massachusetts Waterways Regulation (Chapter 91). Links to copies of these decisions and related material are provided below.

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Regulatory Decisions

Links to PDF copies of regulatory decisions on MHPs and DPAs (including any renewals, amendments, and clarifications to the plans) are listed below. Links to the MHPs and DPA Master Plans are provided under the decisions when available on the municipal websites. See DPA Boundary Maps for links to the official maps, descriptions, and related GIS data.

The links below are organized alphabetically by municipality/neighborhood and then listed in reverse date order.

Beverly

Boston

Downtown Waterfront

East Boston

Fort Point Downtown

Harborpark

Mystic River

South Boston

Chatham

Chelsea

Cohasset

Edgartown

Everett

Gloucester

Hull

Lynn

Nantucket

New Bedford/Fairhaven

Provincetown

Salem

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