Webster Brook Wetland

Conservation Commission


Charles Amo

40 Main Street
Goshen MA 01032
Twice a Month
1st and 3rd Tuesday's at 6pm


The Goshen Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and related regulations. The Commission has the authority to regulate activities in the "buffer zone” of upland that is within 100 feet of a wetland or stream, and the “riverfront area” within 200 feet of perennial rivers or streams. If you are planning any landscaping, clearing, filling, excavation, demolition, or construction within a wetland or floodplain, within the 100’ buffer zone, or within 200’ of any river or other perennial stream -- whether or not the wetland resource is on your property -- or if you are unsure if your project lies within a wetland resource area, please contact the Conservation Commission before you begin your project to determine if you will need a permit.

Building permits will not be issued by the building inspector until they are approved by a member of the Conservation Commission.

The Commission will be pleased to help you determine the procedures that are applicable to your proposed activities and to work with you in order to best protect the wetland resource areas. Work done without a permit is subject to an Enforcement Order, which may include fines. 

Conservation Commission Members

Charles Amo (CC) Chair, Conservation Commission (413) 268-8246 X451 Email
Sandra Papush (CC) Member Email
Open (CC) Member Email
Lloyd Ewing Member Email
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