Conservation Commission

Conservation Commission responsibilities include administering wetlands protection regulations and making recommendations on the planning, acquisition and management of property for conservation and passive recreation.

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Meets twice monthly - Mondays at 5:30 p.m.

Please review the Meeting Schedule for meeting dates and application deadlines.

Date/Time of Next Meeting: Monday October 2nd, 2023



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Please note that a digital copy of all applications, plans and materials must be submitted as a PDF file to Please refer to applicable instructions for additional details.

Please view the following important documents from the Conservation Commission:

Land Acquisition

One of the Conservation Commission's charges is to plan for natural resource protection, acquire important land and water areas and manage these properties for conservation and passive recreation purposes. The Worcester Conservation Commission has acquired a number of diverse open spaces in recent years including the Crow Hill Conservation Area and Donker Farm.

FEMA Resources

There are many helpful resources available for free from FEMA to help understand and prevent losses to property. Click on the link below to expand and view a list of such resources.


Laws, Regulations & Policies


For information on all city permits, licenses and fees, visit Permit Center

Contact Information

Planning & Regulatory Services
City Hall Room 404
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1400
Fax: 508-799-1406
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Phone: 311
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