How to send an Abutter Notice Form

Mailform is the fastest and easiest way to send Notices to Abutters, via USPS Certified Mail

There are several reasons to send a Notification to Abutters under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act. Notifications to abutters require you to notify an owner or occupant of adjoining property, via Certified Mail with proof of mailing, and Mailform is the easiest way to notify abutters. Here's how you go about it.

  1. Prepare your abutters' letter. Make sure it's tailored to the town, city or municipality you're in.
  2. Compile a list of abutters with address
  3. Create a Mailform account, and upload the abutter's letter
  4. Upload the abutter's address list.
  5. Enter your mailing address, check "Certified Mail" and hit send.

For this, you'll be using Mailform's bulk certified mail service. Here's step by step instructions:

There are several reasons to send an abutter's notification, including:

If you're engaging in any of these activities, be sure to check the local rules to ensure you're sending the appropriate notifications. Many towns, cities, and municipalities (particularly within Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont) have requirements for abutter's notifications. Below, we've listed those towns (as best we can) and linked to the abutter's notifications directly. You can also grab the documents directly here:

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City Name
City Abutters Notification Form URL
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Acton
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Amesbury
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Amherst
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Arlington
6
Ashburnham
7
Ashland
8
Attleboro
9
Ayer
10
Barnstable
11
Belchertown
12
Bellingham
13
Berkley
14
Beverly
15
Billerica
16
Boston
17
Bourne
18
Boxborough
19
Boxford
20
Braintree
21
Brewster
22
Bridgewater
23
Brockton
24
Brookfield
25
Burlington
26
Cambridge
27
Canton
28
Carlisle
29
Chatham
30
Chelmsford
31
Chicopee
32
Chilmark
33
Concord
34
Danvers
35
Dedham
36
Douglas
37
Dudley
38
Duxbury
39
Eastham
40
Easton
41
Essex
42
Fairhaven
43
Foxborough
44
Framingham
45
Gardner
46
Georgetown
47
Gloucester
48
Grafton
49
Hanover
50
Haverhill
51
Hingham
52
Holliston
53
Hopkinton
54
Ipswich
55
Kingston
56
Leicester
57
Lexington
58
Lincoln
59
Littleton
60
Longmeadow
61
Lowell
62
63
Marblehead
64
Mashpee
65
Mattapoisett
66
Maynard
67
Mendon
68
Methuen
69
70
Middleton
71
Nantucket
72
Needham
73
New Bedford
74
75
New Salem
76
Newbury
77
Newburyport
78
Newton
79
80
Northampton
81
82
Norton
83
Norwell
84
Oak Bluffs
85
Oxford
86
Palmer
87
Peabody
88
Pepperell
89
Plymouth
90
Provincetown
91
Reading
92
Rochester
93
Rockport
94
Rowley
95
Salem
96
Sandwich
97
Scituate
98
Sherborn
99
Shutesbury
100
South Hadley
101
102
Spencer
103
Stow
104
Sturbridge
105
Swampscott
106
Swansea
107
Taunton
108
Truro
109
110
Tyringham
111
Wakefield
112
Walpole
113
Wareham
114
Wayland
115
Wellesley
116
Wenham
117
118
119
120
Westford
121
Weston
122
Westwood
123
Weymouth
124
Wilmington
125
Winchester
126
Winthrop
127
Woburn
128
Wrentham
129
Yarmouth

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