What is the Conservation Commission?

The Plainville Conservation Commission is a seven-member volunteer board appointed by the Board of Selectmen to protect the Town's wetland resource areas. The Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and Regulations and the Plainville Wetlands Protection Bylaw (Chapter 472) and regulations (Chapter 900, Code of the Town of Plainville). The Commission also oversees the Town's conservation lands.

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1. What if I don't know if my proposed project is near a wetland?
2. When do I need to file an application with the Conservation Commission?
3. What is the Wetlands Protection Act?
4. What is the Conservation Commission?