Coastal District, All-Island

Name: Coastal District
Town: All-Island
Status: Designated
Designation Date: Monday, December 22, 1975
Description: One of three original Island-wide districts nominated and designated by the early Commissioners. Together they form the backbone of DCPC protection. The Coastal District includes a shore zone and an inland zone, protecting a variety of coastal resources.
Boundaries: generally, below 10-foot contour or within 500' of MHW; includes the shore zone, from MLW to 100' inland of the inland edge of beach or marsh grass and 100' inland of the crest of a bluff >15' in height; the rest is the inland zone; excludes most downtown areas
General Restrictions: height and construction standards for inland zone, including site plan review; in shore zone, non-residential construction by special permit with site plan review

Office location:

Office location:

The Stone Building
33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Telephone: 508-693-3453
Fax: 508-693-7894

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Martha's Vineyard Commission
P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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