Conservation Commission Filing Fees

The Webster Conservation Commission is authorized by the Wetlands Protection Act and 310 CMR 4.0 to collect and retain fees for permit and certain other application tasks to offset the costs of administering the act. Fees can be used for all WPA purposes, including staff time spent on the act.

The Town adopted MGL Ch. 44 sec. 53G which allows establishment of a peer review account. The Commission retains the right to request additional fees be provided in the event the initial deposit is exhausted. No additional work pertinent to the applicable filing will be conducted until requested fees are received.

The following constitutes a summary of the Town of Webster local filing fees adopted at their meeting of September 13, 2021. See the links below for the full Fee Schedule.  These shall be provided by separate check from local fee required under the Act.  

New Fees as of september 2021


All checks made Payable to the "Town of Webster". Please contact the Conservation Agent if you have any questions.

Administrative Approval

  •  Administrative Fee - $40.00

Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA)

  • Administrative Fee (including advertisement) $105.00
  • Fee for RDA for Chapter 91 dock permit - (Existing residential dock, no changes) $75.00

Notice of Intent (NOI) or Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD)

  • MassDEP Filing Fees - see forms
  • Administrative Fee (includes advertisement) - Webster Conservation Commission Filing Fees
  • Initial peer review deposit:
    • Minor Project defined as a single family house closer than 30 ft. to resource area - $250.00
    • Major Project (Commercial/Industrial/etc.) - $1,000.00


  • Administrative Fee - $105.00

all other fees