Bylaws and Regulations

Associated Wetland Permitting Forms

Conservation Land Rules and Regulations:

COVID-19 Emergency Response Temporary Regulatory Adjustments:

Under Governor Baker’s emergency “Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §20,” issued on March 12, 2020, meetings of public bodies may be conducted “virtually,” provided that adequate access is provided to members of the public who wish to view or listen to (and where required, participate in) meetings remotely, in real time. That Order, which is effective immediately and until it is rescinded or the State of Emergency is terminated.

Remote Access to Public Meetings:

Municipal buildings are currently closed to the public in response to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts state of emergency regarding the outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”). The Town of Bolton has implemented a new tool for remote participation in accordance with Governor Baker’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law dated March 10, 2020. Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”) will be used for remote conferencing services to allow for remote access to public meetings and hearings. Access numbers and web addresses will be provided as part of each meeting’s agenda posted to the town calendar on the homepage of Bolton’s website, Meetings can be accessed from your personal computer, cellphone and/or telephone. It is anticipated that Conservation Commission meetings will continue to be broadcasted by Bolton Access Television through Zoom’s “Record” feature.