May 25, 2015

Environmental Permitting


permittingHolmes and McGrath, Inc. provides a full scope of professional environmental services at local, county, state and federal levels. Clients include private homeowners, commercial marine facilities, municipalities, architects, contractors and developers.

Our knowledgeable and experienced staff works closely with environmental agencies to navigate your project through the labyrinth of environmental permit applications and regulations, such as:

  • Local Board of Health Variances
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Special Permits and Variances
  • State and Local Wetlands Conservation Permitting
  • Wetland Delineations and Resource Area Confirmation – Notices of Resource Area Delineation (NORAD)
  • Requests for a Determination of Applicability (RDA)
  • Notices of Intent (NOI)
  • Certificates of Compliance
  • Cape Cod Commission
  • Developments of Regional Impact

State Permitting:

  • Chapter 91 Licensing and Compliance
  • MEPA Certification through the EOEA Environmental Notification Form (ENF)
  • Coastal Zone Management Water Quality Certification and Consistency
  • MESA Project applications through the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
  • Army Corps of Engineers Permits
  • NPDES General Permits
  • Stormwater Management Plans
  • DEP Groundwater Discharge Permits – Sanitary and Industrial Wastewater

Projects permitted include:

  • Single-family Homes, Decks, and Additions
  • Vista Pruning and Planting
  • Planting Mitigation and Restoration
  • Septic system upgrades
  • Residential and Commercial Docks, Piers and Boardwalks
  • Marinas
  • Dredging
  • Shorefront Protection: from Soft Solutions to Seawalls, Bulkheads, Revetments and Riprap
  • Erosion Control
  • Beach Nourishment and Monitoring
  • Residential and Commercial Parking and Drainage
  • 40B Developments