Forms & Brochures


Wetland Permit Application Forms

WPA Form 1: Request for Determination of Applicability (RFD)

This application is typically for minor projects within 100 feet of a Wetland Resource Area, where work will have little to no impact on the nearby resource area. The filing fee for an RFD is $50.00.  Upon approval, applicant receives a Determination of Applicability.

WPA Form 3: Notice of Intent (NOI)

This application is for large projects, with disturbance (removing, filling, dredging, or altering) of soil and/or vegetation in the buffer zone or Wetland Resource Area. The application is more in depth and typically requires professional assistance. Upon approval applicant receives an Order of Conditions.

Include the following with submission of NOI:

WPA Form 4A: Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD)

The sole purpose of this application is to formally mark the borders of the Wetland Resource Areas and associated bordering wetland vegetation. No construction of any kind is proposed in this application.

Include the following with submission of ANRAD:

WPA Form 7: Request for an Extension of an Order of Conditions

This request is made when more time is needed to meet the requirements of an issued Order of Conditions. This should be submitted at least one month in advance of an Order of Conditions' expiration date.  

WPA Form 8A: Request for Certificate of Compliance

This must be submitted when all work has been completed and all requirements of an Order of Conditions have been met.  

Request for an Amended Order of Conditions

If changes are made to the Order of Conditions' plans, a request to determine if the change(s) will require an Amended Order of Conditions or a new NOI should be submitted to the Conservation Commission office.  Abutter notifications are required for a Request for an Amended Order of Conditions.

Including the following with submission of Amended OoC:

Worksheets, Checklists and Instructions

Holliston Bylaw Filing Fee Calculation Worksheet
Holliston Bylaw Filing Fees Schedule
WPA Form 1 - Request for Determination of Applicability (RFD) Instructions
WPA Form 3 - Notice of Intent Instructions (NOI)
WPA Form 4A- ANRAD Filing Instructions
NOI Submission Requirements Form (Checklist)

Brochures and Information

Living with Wetlands
Buffer Zone Restoration Guidelines