Conservation Commission

ATTENTION: The Office of Community & Economic Development has moved to 39 South Hunt Road.  This also includes Planning Board and Conservation Commission.  Please visit, mail or deliver using the new address.  Thank you.


The Amesbury Conservation Commission is responsible for the protection, promotion and development of the City's natural resources and implementation of environmental protection regulations in the city.

The Commission considers applications for Notice of Intent (NOI), Request for Determination (RFD), Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD), and other matters.

The deadline for submission of applications/forms is three weeks prior to the meeting date. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of the month at 6:30pm. Please check the schedule for any variations.

Applications and forms are available on the City's online permitting portal, OpenGov.  Applicants bear the responsibility and cost of posting legal notices in a local newspaper no less than five days prior to the meeting, mailing notifications to abutters (per certified list of abutters obtained from the Assessor's Office) via certified mail with return receipt requested. Applicant shall submit a copy of the legal notice from the newspaper and return receipt cards from the mailing to the Commission at the meeting. 

Join the Board - The Conservation Commission currently has one opening (appointed). Apply here.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John Lopez Conservation Agent (978) 388-8110 x504

Board Members

Name Title
Timothy Broadrick Chair
Michael Jewell Vice Chair
Stephen Thiel Member
Kathryn Pothier Member
Jim Babbin Member
Evin Guvendiren Member