Contact Info

Conservation Commission
37 Main Street
Charlton, MA 01507
P: 508-248-2247
F: 508-248-2370
Email Todd Girard

Office Hours

Mon, Thu
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed (non-meeting nights)
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed (meeting nights)
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM


1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 PM in the Conservation Commission Office

Agenda - Feb. 21, 7 PM


Conservation Commission Directory


Todd Girard,
Conservation Agent

Appointed Board Members

Thomas O'Malley, Chair
Norman Dugas
Arthur Bellerive
Edward Nowak
Mitch Dunn
Robert Hartwig
Conservation Commission

Oversee any work that involves removing, filling, dredging, or altering an area within 100 feet of a wetland, or within 200 feet of any perennial rivers or streams, flood zones or other protected area. An application for a permit requires filing with the Conservation Commission.

Permits Issued:
  • Determination of Applicability
  • Notification of Non-Significance
  • Order of Conditions
  • Order of Resource Area Delineation
Advertising Requirements: Notice to be placed in a newspaper of general circulation in the locality, by the Commission at least Five days prior to a public hearing. Abutters within 100 feet of applicant's property line will be notified by the applicant using certified mail.


until Spring!

Fall Impact on Stormwater Management:
Every fall, the accumulation of leaves on catch basins can result in flooding. Please know that DPW is aware of this seasonal negative impact condition and is proactively addressing it.


Please leave paperwork in the Selectmen's office when Conservation office is closed.

South Charlton Dam Repair Committee will be appointed by the Conservation Commission.

Forms and Documents

Forms are available in the Conservation Commission office, or from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Build a Duck Nest Box

Fly Tying Basics

MassDEP Natural Disaster Guidance for Coastal and Inland Wetland Resource Area Impacts

Snow's Pond Fishing Map

Moving Wildlife is Illegal

Prindle Lake Dam:


Links Stormwater Management
Fact Sheets and Links: