Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
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About
In its advisory role to the Board of Selectmen for their deliberations on earth removal applications within the Town, the Committee:
  • reviews all applications, conducts site visits, and files written recommendations
The first Earth Removal Bylaw was adopted in Groton in 1963, was amended in 1968 and again in 1984. The Advisory Committee was formed in 1968, when the Bylaw was first amended. With certain exceptions, such as the use of materials for Town purposes and grandfathered operations, earth removal is limited by the 1984 amendment to non-residential zoning districts. This amendment resulted in a marked decrease in the number of commercial earth removal operations in the Town. The Board of Selectmen adopted regulations on exemptions in 1992 to control earth removal incidental to construction.An Earth Removal Inspector, on stipend, appointed by the Selectmen, works in conjunction with the Advisory Committee. Currently, three members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for staggered terms of three years; and ex officio, one member is chosen annually by the Planning Board, and one by the Conservation Commission.


Contact Information
Email selectmen@townofgroton.org Members 5
Phone (978) 448-1105 Selection Appointed
Fax Term 3 years
Office Town Hall, 173 Main St Remuneration None
Meeting @ Meeting location
Website townofgroton.org
Hours

Members
Appointed by: Town Manager
MemberRoleTerm StartTerm End
Raymond C. Capes Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019
Tom Delaney Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019
Robert Hanninen Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019
Eileen Mchugh Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019
Edward Perkins Chair 07/01/2016 06/30/2019


News and Information

Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee - Documents