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    The Cape Cod Commission REPORTER is updated regularly on-line. Email subscriptions are available here, or by contacting info@capecodcommission.org.


    Yarmouth moves forward with new reporting tool

    The Town of Yarmouth has a new application intended to optimize the management and communication of its strategic plan.

    December 2018 Regulatory Update

    Herring River Restoration Project  Towns of Wellfleet and Truro  The purpose of the project is to restore habitat in and re-establish tidal flow to the 1,100 ac. +/- Herring River estuary and floodplain system.  The project received its final MEPA certificate on 7/15/16, which effectively referred the project to the Cape Cod Commission as a […]

    Public Comment Period for Technical Bulletins Extended

    Technical bulletins that support the 14 goals identified in the 2018 Regional Policy Plan were released for public comment in November.

    Regional Policy Plan Forwarded to Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates

    The Cape Cod Commission voted unanimously to forward the amended 2018 Regional Policy Plan to the Assembly of Delegates and Barnstable County Commissioners at its December 13 meeting.

    Update to Regional Transportation Plan to begin in January

    Davis Straits, Falmouth Reset StudyThe Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) for Cape Cod is undergoing a 4-year update by the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  The RTP is a long-range plan, looking forward to the year 2040, that includes all of the Cape’s modes of transportation. 

    Draft Technical Bulletins released for 30-day comment period

    Regional Policy Plan Public Hearing in Yarmouth on October 24, 2018Draft Technical Bulletins released for 30-day comment period The Cape Cod Commission voted to release drafts of the fourteen Technical Bulletins to the draft 2018 Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan (RPP) for a 30-day public review and comment period at its November 29, 2018 meeting. The public is invited to comment on the draft Technical […]

    Barnstable County Coastal Management Committee Holds First Meeting

    Chatham Lighthouse BeachA new coastal resources advisory group with membership from regional government, non-profit and state agencies held its first meeting October 25. The Barnstable County Coastal Management Committee (BCCMC) was established by the Board of Regional Commissioners to provide guidance on the protection, preservation, and use of Cape Cod’s coastal resource areas. Among the broad areas […]

    State Helps Cape Cod Towns Plan for Resiliency

    Two-thirds of Cape towns are benefitting from a state grant program to bolster climate change planning and projects.

    Mashpee, Barnstable and Yarmouth launch Online Zoning Portal

    Town of Mashpee Zoning PortalThe Towns of Mashpee, Barnstable and Yarmouth launched an online tool to make local permitting and zoning analysis easier and more user friendly.

    November 2018 Regulatory Update

    Commission logo-regulatory statusCape Cod Commission regulatory update for the month of November 2018


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