Planning Board

Members


  • Brian Packish, Chairperson
    Term Expires: 2018
  • Erik Albert
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Robert Fehl
    Term Expires: 2020


  • Jeremiah McCarthy
    Term Expires: 2017
  • Ewell Hopkins
    Term Expires: 2019

Housing Production Plan Community Workshop
The public is cordially invited to help shape the future of affordable housing in Oak Bluffs by participating in a Housing Production Plan community workshop on Wednesday, September 21 at 4:00 p.m. at The Loft, 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, in Oak Bluffs.  The workshop has been carefully structured to develop concrete strategies that tackle the affordable housing issue head on.  This workshop is a joint effort of the Affordable Housing Committee, the Planning Board and the Selectmen.  Refreshments will be served.  

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Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Powers and Duties
  • Prepare a comprehensive/master plan (MGL c 41 §81D)
  • Propose, review, hold hearings and make recommendations on zoning bylaw/ordinance changes (text and map)
  • Review and act on subdivisions - preliminary and definitive plans (MGL c. 41, § 81K-81GG)
  • Review and sign Approval Not Required (ANR) plans
  • May be a Special Permit Granting Authority (SPGA)
  • Review and act on Site Plan Reviews/Approvals
  • May hire and supervise planner
  • Review and make recommendations to the ZBA (Special permits, comprehensive permits.)
  • Review and act on Scenic Road changes
  • Review and act on Repetitive Petitions
  • Initiate planning projects/plans
  • Review requests to remove property from MGL c. 61
  • May review and recommend capital improvements
  • Other duties as authorized by bylaw, charter