Monday, March 18, 2024

Happenings This Week & Next Plus Opportunities For Feedback

3/18: updated with cancelation of Citrus & Salt Abutter's Meeting. New date tbd.

3/12: South Boston Innovation Campus Joint Impact Advisory Group and Public Meeting  to review NPC for Building 2 at 2 Harbor St. within the South Boston designated port area (DPA). at 6pm. View NPC

3/13: AIR POLLUTION CONTROL COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING at 2:30pm Application for a Modified South Boston Parking Freeze Permit from Howard Stein Hudson on behalf of Channelside Acquisitions, LLC ( 244–284 A St) for 345 commercial spaces and 70 residential excluded spaces in a garage.

3/13: SAVR / 150 Seaport Blvd Abutter's Meeting at 7pm. Proposal: Outdoor seating addition of 54 seats. View meeting recording and enter passwordG22U0nX^

3/14: Wetlands and Waterways (Chapter 91) climate resilience draft regulations office hours from 1:30-4:00pm. Register. There will be a final office hours on April 3 from 1:30-4:00pm. Register. Please note that questions are being requested in advance. See the bottom of the page for details*. 

3/14: BPDA Board Meeting 

3/18: CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS WORKING SESSION ON DOCKET #0257,  A working session to discuss an Ordinance creating the City of Boston Planning Department, at 10am.

3/19: Boston Civic Design Committee meetings at 5pm: 232 A St. is on the agenda B. To receive agenda notifications, sign up (at bottom of the page). 

3/19: Citrus & Salt / Abutter's Meeting at 6pm. Proposal: Patio seating Cancelled and will be rescheduled.

3/21: Sign Code Modernization Kickoff Public Meeting at 6pm. BPDA staff will give an overview of the project’s scope, discuss the history of Boston’s signage and sign regulations, and highlight some of the issues hindering the City’s sign code today. The presentation will be followed by an open discussion session to ask questions about the project and collaboratively investigate what the future of Boston’s signage should look like.  View Sign Code Modernization zoning initiative.

3/22:  CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS WORKING SESSION ON DOCKET #0257, a working session to discuss an Ordinance creating the City of Boston Planning Department, at 10am.

3/23: Revelry and Revolution: An Evacuation Day Harbor Cruise from 1pm to 3pm by the National Park Service, DCR and Boston Harbor Now.  Limited tickets available.

Comment Deadlines

3/12: EEA#8161  2 Harbor St Building 2 PNC (Project Commencement Notice) comment deadline  to MEPA analyst

3/25:  EEA#16746 232 A Street DEIR comments due to MEPA analyst

3/25: EEA#16746 Reserved Channel Special Review Procedure Request comments due to MEPA analyst

3/28: EEA# 15985 Commonwealth Pier Revitalization NPC Comment Deadline Alexander Strysky

4/30: Extended Public Comment Period closes at 5pm for all MassDEP climate resilience draft regulations.

  • Send Waterways Resilience comments to with Waterways Resilience Comments in the subject line.
  • Send Wetlands Resilience comments to with Wetlands-401 Resilience Comments in the subject line.

*MassDEP Office Hours: Participants are encouraged to submit questions about the Wetlands/401WQC regulations, Stormwater Handbook, and/or Waterways regulations in advance of the session(s) you plan to attend.

  • Questions submitted in advance (preferably at least one week) of an Office Hours session will be prioritized. “Live” questions will be considered, as time permits. 
  • MassDEP may choose not to address questions at these sessions if not received sufficiently in advance or if the question requires extensive evaluation.
  • Please refrain from asking site-specific questions related to projects you may be involved in.
  • Submit questions here.
originally published  03.12.24

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