Rules and Regulations

Information pertaining to filing materials with MassDEP during the COVID-19 emergency

The Haverhill Conservation Commission ("HCC") administers and enforces state laws and regulations associated with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Rivers Protection Act, and Stormwater Management Standards, as well as the City's wetlands protection ordinance.  The following links access information further detailing these rules and regulations.  Please contact our office should you require further assistance.

Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40

Massachusetts Rivers Protection Act

Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act Regulations, 310 CMR 10.00

Massachusetts Stormwater Handbook

Massachusetts and U. S. EPA Stormwater Permitting Information

Related Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Policies and Guidance Information

City of Haverhill Wetlands Protection Ordinance, City Code Chapter 253

HCC Rules for Hiring Outside Consultants (Peer Review)

HCC Policy #1: Deadlines for Information Submittal

HCC Policy #2: Wetland Awareness Statements

City of Haverhill Stormwater Management Permit Requirements