Conservation Commission


  • Celeste Donovan, Chair
  • Charles Payne
  • Meghan Balakier
  • Richard Valcourt
  • Bianca Thomas
  • Barbara Chamberlain
  • Sharon Balcom

The Conservation Commission meets regularly as necessary on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday* of every month at 6:15 p.m. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

*Holidays and inclement weather may affect meeting dates.

The Conservation Commission currently has no vacancies.  If interested for future consideration please send a letter of interest and a copy of your resume to the Mayor's Office for consideration.



Chicopee Conservation Commission Submission Requirements

  • All Applications: Submit 9 complete sets of the application - 1 original and 8 copies - $200 advertising fee, any required DEP filing fee and an electronic copy of any submitted material.
  • Abutter Notification: RDAs, NOIs, Amended NOIs, ANRADS - It is the applicant's responsibility to notify all abutters within 300' of the subject property boundary.
  • Local Abutter Notification Form, Local Regulations, Conservation Commission meeting dates and application deadlines are posted on the Planning Department's Documents and Forms page.
  • DEP forms and instructions may be found at's website

                   2022 Conservation Commission Meeting Dates & Filing Deadlines

Meeting Dates Submission Date*
January 5th December 15, 2021
January 19th January 5th
February 2nd January 19th
February 16th February 2nd
March 2nd February 16th
March 16th March 2nd
April 6th March 23rd
April 20th April 6th
May 4th April 20th
May 18th May 4th
June 1st May 18th
June 15th June 1st
July 6th June 22nd
July 20th July 6th
August 3rd July 20th
August 17th August 3rd
September 7th August 24th
September 21st September 7th
October 5th September 21st
October 19th October 5th
November 2nd October 19th
November 16th November 2nd
December 7th November 16th
December 21st December 7th
* Please note applications MUST BE submitted by 4:00 pm on posted Submission Deadline.