Conservation Commission

The Conservation Commission is responsible for the protection of natural resources within the Town of Hull as listed in the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act for the interest of the public in water supply, flood control, storm damage prevention, pollution prevention, and the protection of wildlife and their habitats.

Most prominent (but not all) wetlands resources in Hull: 
Barrier Beach
Coastal Beach
Dunes
Coastal Banks
Tidal flats
Land under Ocean

Nearly 70% of the land in Hull is within the jurisdiction of the MA Wetlands Protection Act and subject to the Act’s regulations ( 310 CMR 10.00: The Wetlands Protection Act | Mass.gov). 

Guidance for where your property is located relative to the land under WPA jurisdiction, what protect resources may exist, flood information, and applications for proposed work can be found under “Permitting Information” at the Climate Adaptation & Conservation  Departments website: Permitting Information | Hull MA

 

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