Planning Board


Phone: 978-929-6631| E-mail


View the Planning Board Calendar.

Meetings are typically held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meeting.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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View the Committee Membership List


  • Studying the resources and needs of the Town, particularly conditions affecting public welfare and safety related to land use and development
  • Using the Master Plan and related processes to plan and make recommendations for the development of the Town, with special attention to the proper housing of its inhabitants
  • Overseeing all subdivisions and administration of the subdivision bylaw, along with numerous special permits required by the Town's zoning bylaws
  • Writing of zoning bylaws, which must be approved by Town Meeting
The Board is assisted in its day-to-day work by the Planning Department