Conservation Commission

Mission

The Amesbury Conservation Commission is responsible for the protection, promotion and development of the City's natural resources and implementation of environmental protection regulations in the city.

Application & Form Submissions

The Commission considers applications for Notice of Intent (NOI), Request for Determination (RFD), Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD), and other matters. The deadline for submission of applications/forms is three weeks prior to the meeting date. Please check the schedule for any variations.

Applications and forms are available on the City's Online Permitting Portal. Applicants bear the responsibility and cost of posting legal notices in a local newspaper no less than five days prior to the meeting, mailing notifications to abutters (per certified list of abutters obtained from the Assessor's Office) via certified mail with return receipt requested. Applicant shall submit a copy of the legal notice from the newspaper and return receipt cards from the mailing to the Commission at the meeting.

Legal Ad Template

Abutters Notice Template

To learn more about the permits, please see the Wetland Permit Processing Fact Sheet

Meeting Information

Meeting Date Administrative Deadline 21-Day Application Deadline
January 3, 2022 December 27, 2021 December 13, 2021
February 7, 2022 January 31, 2022 January 18, 2022
March 7, 2022 February 28, 2022 February 14, 2022
April 4, 2022 March 28, 2022 March 14, 2022
May 2, 2022 April 25, 2022 April 11, 2022
June 6, 2022 May 30, 2022 May 16, 2022
July 5, 2022 June 28, 2022 June 14, 2022
August 1, 2022 July 25, 2022 July 11, 2022
September 6, 2022 August 30, 2022 August 16, 2022
October 3, 2022 September 26, 2022 September 12, 2022
November 7, 2022 October 31, 2022 October 17, 2022
December 5, 2022 November 28, 2022 November 14, 2022
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Join the Board

The Conservation Commission currently has one opening (appointed). Visit the Volunteer Application page to learn how to apply.