Permits for work in and around wetlands and floodplains & Site Assessment Information
When do I need to file for a permit from the Conservation Commission?
When any work (i.e. project, activity, construction, landscaping), is proposed within 100 ft. or less of an area under the Commission's jurisdiction, you need to file for a permit.
How do I file?
What is the filing fee?
How do I find out if there are wetlands on my property?
You must either conduct a field investigation or call the Conservation Commission to make an appointment to view the maps that are on file to determine whether or not your property is on a wetland.
How do I find out if my property is in the floodplain?
You must call the Conservation Commission to make an appointment to view the F.E.M.A. Flood Insurance Rate maps to determine whether or not your property is in the floodplain.