Transportation Permitting

MDM provides Transportation Permitting services under the local, regional, state, and federal regulatory processes. The firm’s principals have over 50 years of combined experience in the permitting arena, and share the goal of reducing regulatory review and approval timelines. This is achieved by having a strong understanding of a project’s goals and objectives, regulatory planning and design submittal requirements. MDM strives to provide documentation that is comprehensive and of exceptional technical quality and that supports consensus-building in a public forum. MDM has been instrumental in permitting various projects including retail, residential, commercial, institutional and mixed-use developments. MDM's transportation permitting services include: 

Local Permitting Process

Planning Boards

Zoning Board of Appeals

City Council/Board of Selectmen

Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)/Article 80


State Permitting Process


Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA)
Massachusetts Chapter 40B Comprehensive Permit
MassDOT Highway Access Permit
NHDOT Highway Access Permit



Federal Permitting Process


National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Federal Highway Administration