Scenic Road Permit, Regulations and List of Scenic Roads

 The General Bylaws of the Town of Sterling authorizes the Planning Board to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the protection of scenic roads, through MGL Chapter 40 Section 15C.
After any road been designated a Scenic Roadany work on the road may not involve the cutting or removal of trees or the tearing down or destruction of stone walls without consent of the Planning Board.  The Planning Board adopted the Regulations for the Designation of Scenic Roads and Alterations of Trees and Stone Walls on March 31, 2004.

Please complete the Tree Removal or Stone Wall Removal Application for a Public Hearing to request any action covered in those regulations.

For a list of Scenic Roads adopted at Town Meeting, please click here.