Public Waterfront Act - Chapter 91 (Massachusetts)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Massachusetts


Name Public Waterfront Act - Chapter 91 (Massachusetts)

Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Coastal Zone Management
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This Act contains a number of regulations regarding the construction of structures and other activity near rivers, streams, harbors, and tidelands. Regulations pertaining to this Act can be found in 310 CMR 9.00 (waterways regulations) and 301 CMR 20.00-26.00 (coastal zone management program).

Policy Contact

Department Coastal Zone Management
Division 251 Causeway Street, Suite 800, Boston, MA, 02114

Phone 617-626-1200
Phone 2 617-626-1212
Fax 617-626-1240

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 91

Authority 2: 310 CMR 9.00

Authority 3: 301 CMR 20.00-26.00