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Site Visit times:
Site visits can be scheduled Tuesdays between 7:00am-9:00am and Wednesdays between 4pm-6pm. Please contact the office at email@example.com or 781-314-3846 to schedule. Emergency site visits can be arranged as needed.
2014 Meeting dates
Meetings begin at 7:00pm
September 25 (PMR)
October 9 (Auditorium)
October 23 (PMR)
November 6 (PMR)
November 20 (PMR)
December 4 (PMR)
December 18 (PMR)
The Waltham Conservation Commission is an appointed board of 7 local residents whose primary charter is to protect the city’s natural resources in a regulatory and advisory manner. The Commission is responsible for administering the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act (Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 131, section 40). All projects in the city that are within 100 feet of wetlands (marshes, wet meadows, bogs, intermittent streams, vernal pools, etc.) or 200 feet from rivers and perennial streams must come before the Commission for formal review.
The Commission is also concerned with environmental planning, accepting gifts of land and money for conservation purposes, acquiring grant money for town acquisition of open space and advising other city boards on environmental concerns. Of special interest to the Waltham Commission are the Charles River, Cambridge Reservoir, and Hardy Pond, as well as other major wetlands throughout the city. The Commission also maintains jurisdiction over the Storer Conservation Land.
To email the Conservation Commission Click Here.
|Kim King||Office Assistant||(781) 314-3846|
- Conservation Filing Instructions
- Conservation Meeting Schedule-2014
- Conservation Permit FAQ
- Land Use Policy for Storer Conservation Land
- Memo re: new plan requirements
- New Plan Requirements
- Notice of Intent Information
- Request for Determination of Applicability Information
- Site Visit Requests
- Wetland Brochure
- Wetlands Protection Act