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Air Pollution Control Commission Hearing

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold its next monthly hearing on May 16, 2022, at 11 a.m.

UPDATE: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter meeting ID 863 2937 7111 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to apcc@boston.gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing at 11 a.m.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 575 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 320 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. *Continued to an upcoming meeting

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 127 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 380 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. *Continued to an upcoming meeting

    Application for a Modified Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Exemption Certification from Tufts Shared Services, Inc. for 15 exempt parking spaces located at 375 Harrison Ave. This modification is to add 60 stackers on top of 60 existing delineated parking spaces. Of the 60 stacker spaces, 45 are permitted under the current exemption certification, and the proponent is requesting 15 additional exempt spaces. This modification will serve patients, visitors, and staff of the facility. Issuance of the permit would have no effect on the Downtown Boston parking freeze bank.

    Application for a New Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Permit from Tufts Shared Services, Inc. for 50 commercial and 47 exempt parking spaces located at 51-55 & 59-61 Hudson St. The 50 commercial spaces would be available for use only from 5-11 PM Sunday through Thursday and 5 PM-12 AM Friday and Saturday. This existing facility consists of 97 exempt parking spaces in a surface parking lot. Spaces would only be available for patients, doctors, and staff of Tufts Medical Center for use during the day; customers of the Chinatown Business Association would only have access to commercial parking during evenings in the times set forth. Issuance of the permit would withdraw 50 commercial spaces from the Downtown Boston parking freeze bank.

    Application for a New Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Exemption Certification from Philip DeNormandie for 20 exempt parking spaces located at 72-86 Blackstone St. This existing facility consists of 20 exempt parking spaces in a surface parking lot. Spaces would be rented to exempt users of adjacent buildings for valet and self-parking. Issuance of the permit would have no net effect on the Downtown Boston parking freeze bank.

  2. Public Meeting

    Update on the implementation of the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance. 

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from March 16, 2022.

    Translation and sign language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission may hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing. Copies of applications may be requested via email from apcc@boston.gov or viewed by appointment only at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to: APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850.

    Lynh Chau

    Air Pollution Control Commission

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