Fee Schedule | Conservation Commission

Fees – Under the Tyngsborough Wetlands Protection By-law, the Commission has established a Filing Fee Schedule.  Such fees are in addition to those fees required by the Wetland Protection Act 310 CMR 10.03 (7).  Permit fees are payable at the time of the application and are non-refundable.  Permit fees shall be calculated by the applicant based on the schedule below.  This calculation is subject to review by the Conservation Agent and acceptance by the Commission.  The Commission shall have the right to change the fee schedule shown below.  Any change of the fee schedule must be advertised and posted at the Town Hall at least thirty (30) days prior to the date the changes become effective.  The Fee Schedule is as follows:

A. Proposed Subdivisions:

  • Roadways and utilities: $250.00 + $2.00/foot of roadway side line within 100 foot buffer zone of resources under the jurisdiction of the Conservation Commission
  • Lots in proposed subdivisions:     $100.00/lot for lots within 100 foot buffer zone of resources under the jurisdiction of the Conservation Commission

B. Multi-family Dwelling Units:

$250.00 + $100.00/dwelling unit if all or part of which lies within 100 foot buffer zone of resources under the jurisdiction of the Conservation Commission.

C.   Commercial and Industrial Sites:

$400.00 + $0.50/square foot of resource area disturbed under the jurisdiction of the Conservation Commission.

D. Requests for Determinations of Applicability:

$50.00

E. Time Extensions:

$50.00

F. Agent Determinations:

No charge for first determination visit.  $25.00 if multiple visits are required.

G. Amendments to Orders of Conditions:

Amendments to existing Orders of Conditions shall require the same fees as appropriate for Orders of Conditions of similar extent.

H. After the fact applications:

All fees associated with after the fact applications without an enforcement order will be increased 50%.

I. Enforcement Order:

All fees associated with applications filed in conjunction with an enforcement order will be doubled.  The following fees apply to lift an existing enforcement order.

  • First Offense = $150.00
  • Second Offense = $300.00

J. Stormwater Management Permit:

$50.00 by-law fee + $200 for evaluation and inspection for the first six hours.

K.  Certificate of Compliance:

$25.00 filing fee.