Appeal Period and Appeals of Permits or Denials

Once the decision of the Commission is issued, there is a 10-day appeal period during which time an aggrieved applicant or abutter may appeal the decision.

Appeals under the Wetlands Protection Act shall be made to the Department of Environmental Protection. See 310 CMR 10:00 et seq Wetlands Protection Act regulations

Appeals under the Swansea Wetlands Protection By-law shall be must be made to Superior Court under M.G.L. ch. 249 sec. 4 or as otherwise provided by law. Notice of the appeal must be filed with the Commission within 10 days of issuance of the decision. (cite Statute )