The following application forms can be found at the MassDEP website:

 Commission meetings take place on the second (2nd ) and forth (4th) Mondays of the month and the filing is required approximately three weeks prior to the meeting. 

 The Commission would like eight (8) copies of the forms, including a detailed plan, signed by a Massachusetts approved Professional Engineer, Registered Surveyor, or Registered Sanitarian.  In addition to filing the State forms, we ask that you submit to the Commission:

  •  A copy of the checks you have made to the State and to the Town of Wenham (Local fee schedule)
  • A completed Notification to Abutters
  • A signed copy of the Affidavit of Service
  • A list of the abutters ( available from the Wenham Assessor)
  • Proof of mailing abutter notification, (either certificate of mailing or certified receipts)
  • A locus map showing where your property is located (This map is also required to be sent to the state.)

 Upon the filing of a complete application, you will be scheduled for the next available Conservation Commission meeting. A legal ad will be submitted to the Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle and you will be billed directly by the paper for this ad.