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Regulatory Update | January 2024

This Regulatory Update provides a status on projects currently under review by the Cape Cod Commission. Visit for a full overview of our Regulatory program and answers to frequently asked questions.   

Pound Pond Flood Mitigation (CCC File No. 22015)  
Lower County Road, Dennis  

The Commission received the Certificate of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs on the Project’s Rollover Final Environmental Impact Report on August 29, 2022. The Project proposes to restore Pound Pond at Seaview Park in Dennis to provide water quality and flood plain improvements. The limit of work is approximately 6.0 acres and will include approximately 496 linear feet of stream daylighting, removal of a 30-inch culvert pipe, and a proposed pond with a surface area of approximately 1.1 acres. A staff hearing officer opened the DRI hearing period procedurally on October 13, 2022. The hearing period was extended by mutual agreement to September 1, 2024. No substantive hearings have been scheduled. 

35 Scudder Residential Community Development Agreement (CCC File No. 20065)   
35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA  

Quarterra Multifamily Communities, LLC f/k/a Lennar Multifamily Communities proposed to redevelop a portion of a 54-acre +/- property at 35 Scudder Avenue in Barnstable, Massachusetts, (“Property”), which was previously used as a golf course, with a residential development consisting of 312 new rental units located in thirteen (13) multifamily buildings, a recreation building, and other associated improvements and amenities (“Project”). On February 2, 2023, the Cape Cod Commission voted to approve and authorized the Chair to sign the Development Agreement on behalf of the Cape Cod Commission. The project is currently under appeal. 

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