Public Filings and Zoning

Public Filings

Determination of Need
BIDMC's New Inpatient Building - Architect's Rendering
In this architect's conceptual rendering of BIDMC's New Inpatient Building, the Pilgrim Street view has been modified slightly.
BIDMC began the state's Determination of Need (DoN) process for the new inpatient building project by filing an application with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on July 30, 2018.

The DoN application and related materials can be found on the Department of Public Health Website.

The DoN was approved at a meeting of DPH’s Public Health Council on January 9, 2019, and Notice of Final Action was issued by DPH on January 10, 2019.

Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act

BIDMC filed an Environmental Notification Form (ENF), which was published by the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs in the Environmental Monitor on March 7, 2018. The Secretary's Certificate was received April 6, 2018.

City of Boston

The proposed New Inpatient Building Project is under review by various departments and agencies of the City of Boston, and has gone through the City of Boston Article 80 Development Review Process.

On July 20, 2018 BIDMC filed an Institutional Master Plan Amendment (IMP Amendment) and Draft Project Impact Report (DPIR) describing the project with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). These documents are available on the BPDA website.

BIDMC received BPDA Board Approval on October 11, 2018.

BIDMC received Boston Zoning Commission Approval on November 7, 2018.

This page will be updated as we move forward in the building design, regulatory review and construction processes.