Conservation Commission

2020 Conservation Commission Meeting Schedule & Application Deadlines

2021 Conservation Commission Meeting Schedule & Application Deadlines

Next Regular Meeting: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.

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 consists 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, 2023
Robert Buchsbaum, Vice Chair 12 Bertram Street June 30, 2022
Richard Grandoni 58 Neptune Street June 30, 2023
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

Application Materials

Governor Baker issued an Emergency Order on March 12, 2020, providing relief from the Open Meeting Law requirements. See the Order HERE.

Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA):

Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD):

Notice of Intent & Abbreviated Notice of Intent (NOI & ANOI):

For NOIs requiring submittal to MA Division of Marine Fisheries, applicants should mail an electronic copy of the application to their environmental review inbox:

Request For Minor Modification to Order of Conditions:

Request for Certificate of Compliance (C of C):

Request for Amended Order of Conditions:

Request for Extension to Order of Conditions: