A Certified Abutters List is a current list of abutters located within specified distance from a specific property as required by local bylaw or Massachusetts General Law. This list is used to notify these abutters of a future meeting / hearing to be held by a various elected Boards or Commissions regarding that property. The Certified Abutters List will include a map of the targeted area detailing the subject property, the buffer around the subject property and the abutting properties located within or partly within this buffer. There will also be a Certified List of Abutters and mailing labels to send the required notification of the meeting. The elected bodies that often require a Certified Abutters List include the Board of Appeals, Board of Selectman, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Conservation Commission .