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

                   2023 Conservation Commission Meeting Dates & Filing Deadlines

Meeting Dates Submission Date*
January 4th December 19, 2022
January 18th January 4th
February 1st January 18th
February 15th February 1st
March 1st February 15th
March 15th March 1st
April 5th March 22nd
April 19th April 5th
May 3rd April 19th
May 17th May 3rd
June 7th May 17th
June 21st June 7th
July 5th June 21st
July 19th July 5th
August 2nd July 19th
August 16th August 2nd
September 6th August 23rd
September 20th September 6th
October 4th September 20th
October 18th October 4th
November 1st October 18th
November 15th November 1st
December 6th November 15th
December 20th December 6th
* Please note applications MUST BE submitted by 4:00 pm on posted Submission Deadline.