DEC logoRULES AND REGULATIONS
Regulatory Authority: Devens Enterprise Commission
Agency Contact: Peter C. Lowitt
Phone: 978.772.8831 ext 3313
Address: 33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434
Massachusetts Register Number 1211
Effective Date: June 2012

974 CMR 4.00 INDUSTRIAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND GENERAL REGULATIONS

4.11 General: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

  1. Purpose: To promote:

      (a) Development that furthers the State's policy of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and is consistent with Compliance with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 2008 Notice of Project Change for Devens;

      (b) Improved air quality in a non-attainment zone; and

      (c) Sustainable redevelopment goals of the Devens Reuse Plan and Bylaws.

  2. General Requirements:.

      (a) Applicants for projects requiring Level 2 review shall join the Devens Eco-Efficiency Center and demonstrate compliance with EcoStar Standard 24 Climate Change Mitigation;

      (b) Projects that (i) generate 2,000 or more average daily trips (adt) or (ii) generate1,000, or more adt and involve construct150 or more parking spaces, or (iii) involve construction of 300 or more parking spaces shall comply with the MA Stretch Code (780 CMR 120AA) as amended, and

      (c) Projects that require a MassDEP Air Quality Permit shall have a roof for which at least thirty (30) percent shall be vegetated, which vegetated portion shall comply with the DEC's Policy for Construction of Vegetated Roofs, dated August 2011, as amended.

    REGULATORY AUTHORITY

      974 CMR 4.00: St. 1993, c. 498.

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