Conservation Commission

Meetings


Notice of meetings is posted at least two days in advance of the meeting on the bulletin board outside of City Hall in the JFK Plaza, and on the City of Lowell's online Event Calendar.

Agendas

 
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
View the most recent agenda.
 

Overview


The Conservation Commission is responsible for overseeing the protection of wetlands, riverbanks, and wildlife as defined by the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and City Wetlands Ordinance (Ch. 280, Sec. 1-13).

Projects either directly in a resource area (ex. floodplain) or within a certain distance of a resource area (ex. within 100 feet of wetlands) can be subject to Commission review. The level of review from the Commission generally varies upon the size and scale of the proposed project, as well as the affected resource area.

For more information on the Planning Board and possible projects involving the Conservation Commission, please feel free to review: