Conservation Commission

2020 Con Com Meeting Schedule & Application Deadlines

The Commission scheduled site inspections for
Saturday, April 18 at:
  • 451 & 453-455 Essex Street at 8am
  • 7 Hemlock Street at 9/9:30am (after 451 & 453-455 Essex Street)

Next Regular Meeting: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Recording from the March 31, 2020 virtual Conservation Commission meeting is available here.

The Conservation Commission is responsible for reviewing and permitting all work (construction, cutting, grading, or new landscaping, etc.) in or near wetlands, ponds, rivers, and coastal areas in the City of Beverly under Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10) and its implementing Regulations, as well as the local wetlands ordinance and implementing regulations.

The Commission is comprised of seven voting members who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council, each for a three-year term.

Application Materials- Click here for applications

Other Resources:

The Conservation Commission office is located within the Planning Department, 3rd Floor City Hall, 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. The Conservation Administrator can be reached at or at (978) 605-2343.

View our Meeting Agenda, Minutes, and other documents here.

Member Address Term Expires
Christine Bertoni, Chair 62 Hart Street June 30, 2020
Robert Buchsbaum, Vice Chair 12 Bertram Street June 30, 2022
Richard Grandoni 58 Neptune Street June 30, 2020
David Dines 5 Pilgrim Heights June 30, 2021
Vacant June 30, 2020
Stephanie Herbster  105 Hull Street June 30, 2022
 William Squibb  509 Cabot  June 30, 2022