ATTENTION RESIDENTS: With the new changes to Title 5 regulations fast approaching, we would like to provide the following information to the public and encourage the public to attend one of these listed meetings.

Mattapoisett Board of Health
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 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:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N_uqjwyuTYStvyKhHkAU5Q

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):

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9hhEmYWWTSqq_UZf8suOgQ

 

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 dep.talks@mass.gov Please put Title 5 and Watershed Permitting in the subject line.