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 Capitol Hill – National legislation
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Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
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250 CMR  - Rules and Regulations Governing Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors 

Land Court 
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2006 Manual of Instructions for the Survey of Lands and Preparation of Plans

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Registry of Deeds
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State Regulations

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Selected Regulations
Building Code, 6th and 7th editions 780 CMR
Coastal Zone Management Program 301 CMR 20-21
Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) 301 CMR 11
Dam Safety 302 CMR 10
Rivers Act
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) 
DEP forms
Endangered Species 321 CMR 10
Excavation and Trench Safety 520 CMR 14
Expedited Permitting 400 CMR 2
Groundwater Discharge Permit Program 314 CMR 5
Handicapped Access to Building and Facilities 521 CMR
Highways, Department of 720 CMR
Land Surveyors regulations (250 CMR)
Railroad Safety 220 CMR 150
Septic (Title 5) 310 CMR 15
Smart Growth Zoning Overlay District 760 CMR 59
Trench and Excavation Safety 520 CMR 14
Waterways 310 CMR 9
Wetlands, Coastal 310 CMR 12
Wetlands Protection 310 CMR 10 

Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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Scans of the Massachusetts Harbor and Lands Commission Town Boundary Atlas

Field Survey and Baseplan Preparation Guidelines for Survey and Design Consultants





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