These regulations are promulgated by the Town of Nantucket Conservation Commission used in the Bylaw or in the regulations shall have the definitions contained in the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (M.G.L. c.sec. 40) and the rules and regulations promulgated water. Destruction of plant life, including cutting trees. MGL c, § 1 Public shade trees; definition. All trees within the public way or in the boundaries thereof shall be public shade trees [If] it is doubtful whether the tree is within the highway, it shall be taken to be within the highway and to be public property until the contrary is shown.
MGL c, § 3 Cutting of public shade trees. Except as provided by section five, public shade trees. About the Commission.
The Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (the Act) requires that no person shall remove, dredge, or alter any bank, freshwater or coastal wetlands, beach, dunes, flat, marsh, meadow or swamp bordering on any resource area as defined in the Act without filing written notice of the intention to perform such work with the Conservation Commission of the.
The code of the Town of Nantucket (including Chapter Zoning, Chapter Wetlands, Chapter Wharves and Waterways) as adopted and amended at town meeting is available on-line by clicking the above link. The code and all town meeting records are also on file in the Town Clerk's office.
Regulations adopted by Boards including the Board of Health, Board of Public. i CONSERVATION RESTRICTION DEFINED A conservation restriction, formerly known as a conservation easement, is a means authorized by Sections of Chapter of the Genera l Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1 to limit the use of land in order to protect specified conservation valu es including the natural, scenic or open condition of theFile Size: KB.
Jul 28, Massachusetts law doesn’t allow an individual to enter or cross a neighbor’s land for these reasons without the neighbor’s permission, nor to eliminate some branches or added vegetation within the limits of the neighbor’s land. This is known as the “Massachusetts Rule.” Utility Tree Cutting. Jul 20, A homeowner cannot expect to obtain relief against a neighbor if they fail to address the natural problems from encroaching trees.
A word of caution about cutting down portions of a tree on your property: while it is permissible to cut back portions of an intruding tree, Massachusetts law imposes steep penalties for willfully cutting down or destroying trees on. Administrative office (no law library at this location) 2 Center Plaza, 9th Floor, Boston, MA Directions.
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