Devens Enterprise Commission @ May 25, 2021 07:00 PM EDT

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The following meeting has been scheduled:

Town(s): Shirley, MA;
Board: Devens Enterprise Commission
Time: Tuesday May 25, 2021 7 PM EDT
Location: Virtually via Zoom Meeting (login below)

Devens Enterprise Commission
Public Hearing Notice

May 25, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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In accordance with St. 1993, c.498, § 11, The Devens Enterprise Commission (DEC) will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:45PM virtually via Zoom (link above) to consider regulation amendments to comply with the Devens Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements for the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Proposed amendments are as follows:

974 CMR 1.14(2)(j)(i) – add “illicit connections or discharges to the drainage system” to the list of enforceable public health regulations.

974 CMR 3.02 Site Plan: Requirements and Plan Form and Contents - amendments to include additional site plan review triggers, submittal certification requirements by a registered Massachusetts Professional Engineer, and additional erosion and sediment control requirements for projects exceeding one acre in size.

974 CMR 4.08 General: Stormwater Management – amendments to require stormwater design standards and criteria [974 CMR 4.08(3)] to apply to all projects being reviewed by the DEC, and to address additional on-site stormwater monitoring, management and maintenance requirements, as well as flood management, (replacing current section 974 CMR 4.08 to be deleted).

974 CMR 8.10: Discharges to the Public Storm Drain System – amendment to replace the existing Severability section with this new section to regulate and enforce illicit connections and discharges to the Devens municipal storm drain system.

974 CMR 8.11 – new section added to relocate existing 974 CMR 8.10 Severability section to.

The full text of the proposed regulation amendments may be viewed at the Town Halls of Ayer, Harvard, Shirley or at the Devens Enterprise Commission office by appointment (due to COVID-19). Copies of the draft Regulations changes are also available on the DEC website Inquiries and written comments may be submitted to Peter Lowitt, Director, Devens Enterprise Commission at 33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434 or .

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