Barnstable County Resources

Barnstable County Government:  A comprehensive listing of Barnstable County departments and services

Cape Cod Commission:  The Cape Cod Commission is the Cape's regulatory agency for regional land use and planning related issues. Developments which meet specific guidelines may require Commission review beyond the local permit review process.

Cape Cod Economic Development Council:  The Council provides grant opportunities for economic development programs on Cape Cod. The Council also participates in various studies and surveys on the Cape Cod economy.

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) is a coalition of law enforcement, fire service, health care, public health, public works, EMS, military, and numerous other affiliated agencies as outlined by the Massachusetts State Emergency Response Committee (SERC). Its purpose is to harness the power of planning, cooperation, and interoperability to assist Cape Cod communities to mitigate the threat from any hazard which may require the response of multiple jurisdictions.

Spotlight on Cape Cod