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Inland Wetlands Commission

It is the charter of the Inland Wetlands Commission to protect the inland wetlands and watercourses by:

  • Minimizing disturbance and pollution;
  • Preventing damage from erosion, turbidity or siltation;
  • Preventing loss of fish and other beneficial aquatic organisms, wildlife and vegetation and the destruction of the natural habitats thereof;
  • Deterring and inhibiting the danger of flood and pollution;
  • Protecting the quality of wetlands and watercourses for their conservation, economic, aesthetic, recreational and other public and private uses and values;
  • Protecting potable fresh water supplies from the dangers of drought, overdraft, pollution, misuse and mismanagement.

Land Use Permitting Application Process

To obtain permits for structures or uses, please download this packet.

Land Use Permitting Application Process

Public Water Supply Watershed/Aquifer

Inland Wetland Application Fee Schedule


Inland Wetland And Zoning Regulations

Inland Wetland Regulations

Zoning Regulation


The Inland Wetlands Commission regular meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room at Town Hall, unless otherwise posted.  Site inspections by the Commission are done on an “as-needed” basis.

Consolidated Meeting Schedule


Agendas & Minutes

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