Conservation Commission

The Northbridge Conservation Commission is the official agency charged with the protection of town’s natural resources and administration of the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act (WPA), Northbridge Wetland Protection Bylaw (Bylaw) and applicable regulations. Any activity which alters/impacts the area within 100 feet of a wetland, flood zone, protected area or within 200 feet of a river requires a filing with the Conservation Commission. The Commission shall evaluate the activity to determine if permitted under the WPA and/or Bylaw and may issue conditions for such activity.

Key Documents:

Wetland Bylaw & Regulations

The Bylaw & Regulations found on this site are provided as a service to residents and other interested parties. The Town makes no promises or guarantees about the accuracy, currency, completeness or adequacy of the content and expressly disclaims liability due to errors or omission in its content. 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Barbara Kinney Administrative Assistant 508-234-2447
David Pickart Conservation Agent 508-234-0817

Board Members

Name Title
Vacancy Term expires 2022 Member
Barbara McNamee Chair
Justin Arbuckle Vice Chair
Vacancy Term expires 2021 Member
Richard Chiras Member
Justine Carroll Clerk
Cynthia Campbell Member