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Welcome to the Wetlands By-Law Study Committee

The purpose of this by-law is to protect the wetlands, water resources, and adjoining land areas in Nahant by controlling activities deemed by the Conservation Commission likely to have a significant orcumulative effect upon resource area values, including but not limited to the following: public or private water supply, groundwater, flood control, erosion and sedimentation control, storm damage prevention including coastal storm flowage, water quality,water pollution control, fisheries, shellfish,land containing shellfish,wildlife habitat, rare species habitat including rare plant species, agriculture, aquaculture, recreation, and aestheticvalues deemed important to the community (collectively, the “resource area values protected by this by-law”).

This by-law is intended to utilize the Home Rule authority of this municipality to protect additional resource areas, for additional values, with additional standards and procedures stricter than those of the Wetlands Protection Act (G.L. ch. 131, s.40) and Regulations thereunder (310 CMR 10.00).

Additional committee information coming soon!
List Wetlands By-Law Study Committee
Appointed by the Town Administrator
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  Members | FY20  

Vi Patek
Calvin Hastings
Gene Canty
Kristin Kent
Henry Hall
Bob Vanderslice
Joshua Antrim
Antonio Barletta

Planning Board
Planning Board
Conservation Committee
Conservation Committee
Advisory and Finance Committee
Board of Selectmen
Town Administrator

New Item Acrobat Documents For Download (PDF)
  Meeting Minutes - January 06, 2020
  Meeting Minutes - December 06, 2019
  Meeting Minutes - November 04, 2019
  Meeting Minutes - October 09, 2019

Resources and Links

Wetlands By-Laws Document and Maps

Conservation Commission Webpage

The Conservation Commission held a informational meeting on the Nahant Wetlands Protection Bylaw on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. You can watch the video of the meeting here and download the PowerPoint presentation here. Questions...please contact the Conservation Commission at

About Wetlands Pamphlet PDF
State Procedures and Forms


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