National Grid - Planned Electric Outage in Hamilton on Lake Drive, Leigh Road and Idlewood Avenue on Wednesday January 15, 2020 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Burn Permits - Fire Department issued Open Burning Permits are now available online! Open burning will be from January 15, 2020, through May 1, 2020, as in year’s past. Each day during the open burning season, permit holders will need to register online on days they want to burn. You can find directions on the town website by going to the Fire Department page in the related link section midway down on the page. For anyone without access to a computer, permits can be processed at the station on a limited basis only.

Mission Statement

The Hamilton Conservation Commission’s primary task is the administration and enforcement of the state Wetlands Protection Act (Ch. 131 §40) and the Town’s Conservation By-Law, Chapter 17. The Commission also seeks to fulfill its mandate by funding environmental education programs in the regional school system and by organizing and publicizing various conferences and events that seek to protect open space and inform residents of the value of preservation of woodlands and scenic areas as well as trail access and management.


If you need an Application Form please click the RELATED LINKS tab below and you will be lead to the appropriate Mass Department of Environmental Protection web page where you will find the Application Form you need.

Commission Meetings

Alternate Wednesdays each month in Town Hall, with some exceptions. Please check agendas here or call the office for most current information.


If you need to meet with a representative of the Conservation Commission please send an email to with your request and someone will respond as soon as possible. If you would like to review a file or deliver an application please visit Town Hall and inquire with either the Board of Health or the Building Department Office on the second floor of Town Hall during the regular hours of Town Hall, or you may mail an application to Town Hall. Thank you. 


Name Term
Richard Luongo Chair
Virginia Cookson
Mary Lester
Chirs Currier
Keith E. Glidden
George E. Tarr Conservation Commission representative
Tom Myers
John Rhoads Associate Member
John Hendrickson Associate Member