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
Downtown Streetscape 
Thank you for participating in the Streetscape public forums.  Below is the presentation from the final forum along with previous presentations and plans.
Feb 15 Phase Two Final Public Forum Presentation
Oct 26 Phase Two Public Forum Presentation 
Phase Two Plans
Streetscape Master Plan

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

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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