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Chapter 40B Site Approval

A photo of Treehouse at Easthampton Meadow

Treehouse at Easthampton Meadow—a unique, multigenerational housing community for seniors and families of adopting children—was permitted in part under Chapter 40B.

Disclaimer on Site Approval and Final Approval

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) issued regulations and guidelines for the Comprehensive Permit Act (Chapter 40B), which became effective as of February 22, 2008. Please see the following DHCD (www.mass.gov/dhcd) links for current Chapter 40B information:

Site Approval Applications

Comprehensive Permit Site Approval Applications for rental and homeownership projects are now available as fillable PDFs. The documents require the free Adobe Reader software (link opens a new window).

For additional information concerning MassHousing Chapter 40B programs, please contact Gregory Watson, Manager of Comprehensive Permit Programs at 617.854.1880

 Comprehensive Permit/40B Documents
Document  Site Approval Checklist and Application
Document  Final Approval Checklist
Document  Comprehensive Permit Process Outline
Document  Local 40B Review and Decision Guidelines
Document  ElderCHOICE Site Approval Requirements