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Board of Directors

William P. Marshall, Chairman of the Board
William P. Marshall

Duncan Chapman III
Melissa Fetterhoff
Robert W. Gardner, Jr.
Christopher Lilly
Jim Pinard
Martin Poutry
J. Paul Routhier
Deborah Seeley

Debra Rivera


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Click here for a look at DEC Commissioners in action.


Click to see the Devens Enterprise Commission Organizational Structure.

Public office hours are generally Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM
*To access information on this website in an alternative format, please contact Dawn Babcock at 978.772.8831 or

Welcome to the Devens Enterprise Commission*

The Devens Enterprise Commission (DEC) acts as the regulatory and permitting authority for the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Its role is to administer and enforce the reuse plan, by-laws, regulations and sustainability vision within the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. It functions as a board of health, conservation commission, zoning board of appeals, historic district commission and planning board. Click here for an overview of Devens and the DEC's role. A complete description of roles and responsibilities of the DEC can be found here.

  DEC Business

- Meeting minutes, staff reports and current agenda
- Public Hearing and meeting notices
- FAQs for DEC and the Public Hearing process
- Recent records of decision
- Annual and audit reports, current budget
- District development reviews

  News & Events

- Special announcements
- Events
- Development project updates
- Devens area resources
- Designated/preferred truck route

  Development Services

- Applications, permits and forms
- Devens By-Laws and Rules and Regulations
- Planning and policy documents
- Overview of permitting process
- FAQs

  Devens Residents

- FAQs for homeowners
- "Living Green" resources
- DEC Rules and Regulations
- Devens municipal services for residents
- Devens Recreation schedule

  Devens Maps

- Zoning, water resource protection and viewshed overlay districts
- Devens and Mirror Lake trails
- Slope resource areas
- Historic district
- Designated/preferred truck route

  Sustainable Devens

- Sustainability Tour
- Eco Efficiency Center, EcoStar program
- Sustainable housing project
- Case studies, articles and presentations
- Indicator reports






Devens Enterprise Commission
33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772 8831
fax: (978) 772 1529

Director / Land Use Administrator / Public Records Access Officer:

Associate Planner:
Beth Suedmeyer