MassDEP recently extended the public comment period for the proposed Title 5 and Watershed Permitting draft regulations through January 30, 2023. The Department hopes to solicit additional feedback from the public, municipal leaders, and other stakeholders during the extended public comment period. To date, MassDEP has held two public Information Sessions and three Public Hearings. Recordings of those sessions and hearings can be found on MassDEP’s website here 310 CMR 15.000: Septic Systems (“Title 5”) | Mass.gov
MassDEP will be holding two additional public Information Sessions and two Public Hearings as follows:
MassDEP will conduct two additional Information Sessions:
Remote Only, January 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. Register in advance at:
In-person & Remote, January 18, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., at The Marketplace (second floor), UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA, 02747
Register for remote session in advance at (it is not necessary to register if you will be attending in-person):
MassDEP will conduct two additional public hearings:
Remote Only, January 24, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Register for remote session at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_veLVS545RCqGZhI6tuN2rQ
Remote Only, January 25, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Register for remote session at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Is2pAS_cR_uXvNhhs5r3oQ
The draft regulations are published on the MassDEP website at: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/massdep-public-hearings-comment-opportunities and at: 310 CMR 15.000: Septic Systems (“Title 5”) | Mass.gov and 314 CMR 21.00: Watershed Permit Regulations | Mass.gov .
Please refer your constituents to the above web pages for information pertaining to these draft amendments and regulations.
Written comments can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please put Title 5 and Watershed Permitting in the subject line.
If you have any questions or would like to request a copy of the proposed amendments, please contact Marybeth Chubb via email, email@example.com