The Weston Conservation Commission is responsible for the protection and management of Weston’s natural resources and the administration of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (General Laws Chapter 131, Section 40), including the Rivers Protection Act..
The Conservation Commission is responsible for reviewing and permitting all work (construction, cutting, grading, or new landscaping) in or near wetlands, ponds, and rivers in the Town of Weston under Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10) and its implementing Regulations. Currently, Weston does not have a local wetlands bylaw; however, the Commission has a 25-Foot No Disturb Zone Policy (PDF) and a Tree Removal Policy for landowners.
How to Get a Wetlands Permit
Find detailed information, including a request for determination of applicability and filing a notice of intent, and related policies outlined on the Obtaining a Wetlands Permit web page.
For more information regarding the Conservation Commission and the Conservation Department, please view the following documents and pages: