Planning and Community Development Department

Welcome to the Planning and Community Development Department! This department handles many land use and planning issues for the town, including:

  • Affordable housing
  • Economic development
  • Long-term planning
  • Preservation planning
  • Neighborhood Conservation Districts
  • Planning Board review of developments
  • The town's federally-funded Community Development Block Grant program
  • Sustainability and Climate Action Committee activities
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Latest News

  1. Reminder: Open House for 9th School Site Selection at Pierce School on Wednesday

    You are invited to come to an Open House on the 9th Elementary School Site Selection hosted by the School Committee and the Board of Selectmen. This Open House will be the 18th open and public meeting since October 2015 on selecting a site for a new...

  2. Reminder: Public Hearing on 9th Elementary School Site Selection on Thursday, September 22

    Reminder:  Public Hearing on the 9th Elementary School Site Selection at Town Hall on September 22 We are sending another reminder that the School Committee and Board of Selectmen will hold a Public Hearing to hear public comments on the 9th...

  3. Gateway East update

    Revised 25% Design Plans for the Gateway East project have been submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.   It is expected that MassDOT will conduct at 25% Design Public Hearing in the the months ahead.

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